South Burlington, VT

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2020 Population
19,359
1.03% 1-year growth
US Senator
Patrick Leahy
Democratic Party
US Senator
Bernie Sanders
Independent Party
US Representative
Peter Welch
Democratic Party
2020 Median Age
39.3
5.76% 1-year decrease
2020 Poverty Rate
6.53%
1.45% 1-year decrease
2020 Median Household Income
$76,227
4.33% 1-year growth
2020 Median Property Value
$312,300
1.56% 1-year growth

About

In 2020, South Burlington, VT had a population of 19.4k people with a median age of 39.3 and a median household income of $76,227. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of South Burlington, VT grew from 19,162 to 19,359, a 1.03% increase and its median household income grew from $73,065 to $76,227, a 4.33% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in South Burlington, VT are White (Non-Hispanic) (84.5%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (5.4%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (3.91%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (2.6%), and White (Hispanic) (2.05%).

None of the households in South Burlington, VT reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

94.6% of the residents in South Burlington, VT are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in South Burlington, VT are Advanced Welding Institute (50 degrees awarded in 2020).

In 2020, the median property value in South Burlington, VT was $312,300, and the homeownership rate was 59.1%.

Most people in South Burlington, VT drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 17.3 minutes. The average car ownership in South Burlington, VT was 2 cars per household.

geosearchPopulation & Diversity

South Burlington, VT is home to a population of 19.4k people, from which 94.6% are citizens. As of 2020, 12.9% of South Burlington, VT residents were born outside of the country (2.51k people).

In 2020, there were 15.6 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (16.4k people) in South Burlington, VT than any other race or ethnicity. There were 1.05k Asian (Non-Hispanic) and 756 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

94.6%
2020 Citizenship
95.9%
2019 Citizenship

As of 2020, 94.6% of South Burlington, VT residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.4%. In 2019, the percentage of US citizens in South Burlington, VT was 95.9%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in South Burlington, VT
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    16.4k ± 568
  2. Asian (Non-Hispanic)
    1.05k ± 455
  3. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    756 ± 251
3.09%
Hispanic Population
598 people

In 2020, there were 15.6 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (16.4k people) in South Burlington, VT than any other race or ethnicity. There were 1.05k Asian (Non-Hispanic) and 756 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

3.09% of the people in South Burlington, VT are hispanic (598 people).

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Foreign-Born Population

12.9%
2020 Foreign-Born Population
2.51k people
11.1%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
2.13k people

As of 2020, 12.9% of South Burlington, VT residents (2.51k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.5%. In 2019, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in South Burlington, VT was 11.1%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Gulf War (2001-)
    248 ± 128
  2. Vietnam
    213 ± 87
  3. Korea
    129 ± 83

South Burlington, VT has a large population of military personnel who served in Gulf War (2001-), 1.16 times greater than any other conflict.

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briefcaseEconomy

The economy of South Burlington, VT employs 11.4k people. The largest industries in South Burlington, VT are Health Care & Social Assistance (2,461 people), Educational Services (1,542 people), and Retail Trade (1,404 people), and the highest paying industries are Wholesale Trade ($69,732), Public Administration ($64,647), and Manufacturing ($62,545).

Occupations

11.4k
2020 Value
± 883
5.06%
1 Year growth
± 9.91%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in South Burlington, VT grew at a rate of 5.06%, from 10.8k employees to 11.4k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in South Burlington, VT, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (1,356 people), Management Occupations (1,349 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (1,284 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of South Burlington, VT.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

11.4k
2020 Value
± 883
5.06%
1 Year growth
± 9.91%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in South Burlington, VT grew at a rate of 5.06%, from 10.8k employees to 11.4k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in South Burlington, VT, are Health Care & Social Assistance (2,461 people), Educational Services (1,542 people), and Retail Trade (1,404 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of South Burlington, VT, though some of these residents may live in South Burlington, VT and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$51,042
Median earning men ± $6,661
$40,743
Median earning women ± $5,034

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2020 are Public Administration ($86,806), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($83,359), and Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($71,129).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2020 are Wholesale Trade ($78,077), Manufacturing ($62,411), and Public Administration ($57,250).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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8.45%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between May 2020 and May 2021

As of May 2021, there are 145M people employed in Vermont. This represents a 8.45% increase in employment when compared to May 2020.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Vermont.

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Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Vermont to other states, or from other states to Vermont.
Top Domestic Production in Dollars
  1. $7.8B
  2. $3.32B
  3. $2.56B

In 2020, the top outbound Vermont product (by dollars) was Other foodstuffs with $7.8B, followed by Electronics ($3.32B) and Pharmaceuticals ($2.56B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound Vermont products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$33B
2020 Value in Vermont
$62.8B
Projected 2050 Value in Vermont
90% growth

In 2020, total outbound Vermont trade was $33B. This is expected to increase 90% to $62.8B by 2050.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Vermont trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Vermont to other states, or from other states to Vermont.
Most Common Trade Partners
  1. $3.47B
  2. $2.37B
  3. $2B

In 2020, the top outbound Vermont domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was New York with $3.47B, followed by Massachusetts with $2.37B and New Hampshire and $2B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Vermont shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Patrick Leahy and Bernie Sanders are the senators currently representing the state of Vermont. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

South Burlington, VT is currently represented by Peter Welch in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Vermont

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Patrick Leahy
Senator from Vermont3
Assumed office on January 3, 1975
Bernie Sanders
Senator from Vermont1
Assumed office on January 3, 2007

Patrick Leahy and Bernie Sanders are the senators currently representing Vermont.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

The following chart shows elected senators in Vermont over time, excluding special elections, colored by their political party.

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US Representatives from South Burlington, VT

Peter Welch
Vermont at-large Representative
Democratic Party

South Burlington, VT is currently represented by Peter Welch (Democratic Party).

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the member for South Burlington, VT have changed over time starting in 2008.

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In 2020, universities in South Burlington, VT awarded 50 degrees. The student population of South Burlington, VT in 2020 is skewed towards men, with 61 male students and 5 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in South Burlington, VT are White (49 and 98%), followed by Black or African American (1 and 2%), Asian (0 and 0%), and Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders (0 and 0%).

The largest universities in South Burlington, VT by number of degrees awarded are Advanced Welding Institute (50 and 100%).

The most popular majors in South Burlington, VT are Welding Technology (50 and 100%).

Awarded Degrees over Time

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2020, 0.484% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.379% of women were in the same situation.

This visualization shows the gender distribution of the population according to the academic level reached.

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Educational Attainment

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Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2020 were High School or Equivalent (149k), Bachelors Degree (111k), and Some college (104k).

This visualization illustrates the percentage distribution of the population according to the highest educational level reached. You can filter the data by race by using the selector above.

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homeHousing & Living

The median property value in South Burlington, VT was $312,300 in 2020, which is 1.36 times larger than the national average of $229,800. Between 2019 and 2020 the median property value increased from $307,500 to $312,300, a 1.56% increase. The homeownership rate in South Burlington, VT is 59.1%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.4%.

People in South Burlington, VT have an average commute time of 17.3 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in South Burlington, VT is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in South Burlington, VT is $76,227. In 2020, the place with the highest median household income in South Burlington, VT was Census Tract 33.01 with a value of $135,573, followed by Census Tract 33.04 and Census Tract 40.02, with respective values of $80,662 and $63,646.

Property

$312,300
Median Property Value 2020
±$23,551
$5,145
Median Property Taxes
±$457

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In South Burlington, VT the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

The chart underneath the paragraph shows the property taxes in South Burlington, VT compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies.

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Rent vs Own

59.1%
Homeownership
2020
60.3%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2020

In 2020, 59.1% of the housing units in South Burlington, VT were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 60%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 33.01
  2. Census Tract 33.04
  3. Census Tract 40.02

In 2020, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in South Burlington, VT was Census Tract 33.01 with a value of $135,573, followed by Census Tract 33.04 and Census Tract 40.02, with respective values of $80,662 and $63,646.

The following map shows all of the places in South Burlington, VT colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.
$76,227
Median Household Income
± $4,539
8.7k
Number of Households
± 706

In 2020, the median household income of the 8.7k households in South Burlington, VT grew to $76,227 from the previous year's value of $73,065.

The following chart displays the households in South Burlington, VT distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for South Burlington, VT is from Vermont.
0.44
2020 Wage GINI in Vermont
0.444
2019 Wage GINI in Vermont

In 2020, the income inequality in Vermont was 0.44 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 1.11% decline from 2019 to 2020, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Vermont was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Vermont in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2020
  1. Drove Alone (78%)
  2. Worked At Home (7.17%)
  3. Carpooled (5.94%)

In 2020, 78% of workers in South Burlington, VT drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (7.17%) and those who carpooled to work (5.94%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Commute Time

17.3 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in South Burlington, VT have a shorter commute time (17.3 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.9 minutes). Additionally, 0.362% of the workforce in South Burlington, VT have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in South Burlington, VT distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in South Burlington, VT have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

6.53% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in South Burlington, VT (1.25k out of 19.1k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.8%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 18 - 24, followed by Males 25 - 34 and then Females 6 - 11.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in South Burlington, VT is White, followed by Two Or More and Hispanic.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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98.2% of the population of South Burlington, VT has health coverage, with 62.8% on employee plans, 9.21% on Medicaid, 13.6% on Medicare, 11.7% on non-group plans, and 0.992% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in Vermont was $10,190 in 2014. This is a 2.73% increase from the previous year ($9,919).

Primary care physicians in Chittenden County, VT see 550 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.722% decrease from the previous year (554 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1017 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 153 patients per year.

Daily New Cases by Date

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This chart shows the number of COVID-19 daily new cases by date in Vermont, as a 7-day rolling average, compared with the four states with the most similar number of confirmed cases.

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Patient to Clinician Ratios

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550 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Chittenden County, VT

Primary care physicians in Chittenden County, VT see an average of 550 patients per year. This represents a 0.722% decrease from the previous year (554 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Chittenden County, VT in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Community Mobility

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This chart presents movement trends over time in the state of Vermont across different categories of places such as retail and recreation, groceries and pharmacies, parks, transit stations, workplaces, and residential.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2020, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 17.2% under 18 years, 26.1% between 18 and 34 years, 39.4% between 35 and 64 years, and 17.4% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 46.8% were men and 53.2% were women.

The following chart shows the number of people with health coverage by gender.

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Uninsured People

1.76%
Uninsured
62.8%
Employer Coverage
9.21%
Medicaid
13.6%
Medicare
11.7%
Non-Group
0.992%
Military or VA

Between 2019 and 2020, the percent of uninsured citizens in South Burlington, VT declined by 25.4% from 2.36% to 1.76%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in South Burlington, VT changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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