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Burlington, New Jersey - Basic Facts

The City of Burlington had a population of 9,794 as of July 1, 2016. Burlington ranks in the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in New Jersey. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Burlington is located at latitude 40.0783 and longitude -74.8532 in Burlington County. The formal boundaries for the City of Burlington (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.06 sq. miles and a water area of 0.72 sq. miles. Burlington County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 7 feet.

The City of Burlington (GNIS ID: 885174) has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Burlington population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Burlington: Borlington, Borlingtowne, Bridlington, Bridlington Towne, Burling Town, Buzlington, New Beverley, New Beverly.

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Burlington, NJ Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 9,794
Population in Households 9,655
Population in Familes 7,624
Population in Group Qrtrs 139
Population Density1 3,198
Diversity Index2 63


Total Households 3,778
Average Household Size 2.56
Family Households 2,380
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 4,257 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,189 (51.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,589 (37.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 479 (11.3%)
Median Home Value $169,619
Average Home Value $187,117


Median Household Income $49,465
Average Household Income $61,215
Per Capita Income $24,146
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.2% -0.01%
Households -0.33% -0.1%
Families -0.38% -0.12%
Median Household Income   -2.0%
Per Capita Income   0.42%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Burlington, NJ - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Burlington to the other 545 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in New Jersey by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 142 74th
Population Density1 # 213 61st
Diversity Index2 # 122 78th
Median Household Income # 475 13th
Per Capita Income # 494 10th

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