Burlington demographics profile

Population density (sq mi)1,84910891
Median age35.138.637.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)64%58%55%
Speak English94%95%79%
Speak Spanish4%3%13%
Burlington, KY has a population of 16,347 and is the 2,613th largest city in the United States. The population density is 1,849 per sq mi which is 1606% higher than the Kentucky average and 1941% higher than the national average. The median age in Burlington is 35 which is approximately 9% lower than the Kentucky average of 39. In Burlington, 64% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 94% speak English and 4% speak Spanish. 52% of Burlington residents were born in Kentucky, 45% were born out of state, 0% were born outside of the United States and 3% were foreign born.

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  • The population density in Burlington is 1606% higher than Kentucky.
  • The median age in Burlington is 9% lower than Kentucky.
  • In Burlington 92.06% of the population is Caucasian.
  • In Burlington 1.89% of the population is African American.
  • In Burlington 1.11% of the population is Asian.

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Burlington population breakdown by race

African American1.89%7.94%12.63%
American Indian0.42%0.21%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.00%0.06%0.18%
Mixed race4.34%2.10%3.06%
Other race0.18%0.92%4.75%
In Burlington, 5.1% 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, KY demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).