Burlington demographics profile

StatisticBurlingtonIowaNational
Population25,4923,106,589318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)1,7635591
Median age40.738.037.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)54%60%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1846%44%43%
Speak English97%92%79%
Speak Spanish2%4%13%
Burlington, IA has a population of 25,492 and is the 1,688th largest city in the United States. The population density is 1,763 per sq mi which is 3128% higher than the Iowa average and 1846% higher than the national average. The median age in Burlington is 41 which is approximately 7% higher than the Iowa average of 38. In Burlington, 54% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 97% speak English and 2% speak Spanish. 70% of Burlington residents were born in Iowa, 28% were born out of state, 0% were born outside of the United States and 2% were foreign born.
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  • The population density in Burlington is 3128% higher than Iowa.
  • The median age in Burlington is 7% higher than Iowa.
  • In Burlington 88.46% of the population is White.
  • In Burlington 7.96% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In Burlington 0.35% of the population is Asian.

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Burlington population breakdown by race

RaceBurlingtonIowaNational
White88.46%90.90%73.35%
Black or African American7.96%3.32%12.63%
Asian0.35%2.14%5.22%
American Indian0.27%0.32%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.00%0.08%0.18%
Mixed race2.60%1.97%3.06%
Other race0.36%1.27%4.75%
In Burlington, 3.5% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

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Source: The Burlington, IA demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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