Introduction to South Burlington, Vermont
South Burlington, Vermont is 120 miles N of Schenectady, New York and 180 miles NW of Boston, Massachusetts. It is in Chittenden County. The city is part of the Burlington metro area. The population of South Burlington is 15,814.
South Burlington History
The area now known as South Burlington was initially granted as a part of the township of Burlington by New Hampshire in 1763. The town of Burlington was organized in 1785. The village of Burlington was chartered as a city in 1865. The remaining part of the area then became a separate town and was named South Burlington. South Burlington is home to the largest mall in the state, the University Mall.
South Burlington and nearby Attractions
Things To Do In South Burlington
The city of South Burlington is home to numerous shopping centers, including the Shelburne Road Plaza Shopping Center, the Dorset Square Mall Shopping Center and the Shelburne Bay Plaza Shopping Center. Nearby golf courses include the Williston Golf Course, the Willsboro Golf Club and the Kwiniaska Golf Club. Those interested in the area’s history should visit the Clinton County Historical Museum, the National Museum of the Morgan Horse and the Shelburne Museum.
South Burlington Transportation
Burlington International is the nearest major airport.
South Burlington Higher Education
Higher education can be pursued at Middlebury College, Dartmouth College and Norwich University.
South Burlington strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Vermont):
Well-Paid Single Women
People in Middle Class or Better
Walking and Biking to Work
Median Family Income
Well-Paid Single Men
College Educated Adults
Short Commute Times
Low Rate of Poverty
Public Transportation Use
Comparing South Burlington to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Vermont (State):
Ratings range from (lowest) to (highest).
|Well-Paid Single Women|
|Well-Paid Single Men|
|Female Share of the Population|
|Age of the Population|
|Male Share of the Population|
|Children Under 5 Years Old|
|Portion of People Married|
|Average Household Size|
|College Educated Adults|
|People in Middle Class or Better|
|Median Family Income|
|People Above Poverty|
|Working at Home|
|Walking and Biking to Work|
|Short Commute Times|
|Public Transportation Use|
|Seasonal and Vacation Housing|
|Housing Recently Built|
|People Living Alone|
|Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals|
|Affordability of Property Taxes|
|Affordability of Rents|
|Low Violent Crime|
|Low Property Crime|
|Nearest Medium City||120 miles N of Schenectady, New York (center to center)|
|Nearest Large City||180 miles NW of Boston, Massachusetts|
|Standard Zip Codes||05401, 05403|
|P.O. Box Zip Codes||05406, 05407|
|Phone Area Codes||802|
|Time Zone||Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)|
|Daylight Savings||The city observes Daylight Saving Time.|
Nearest Weather StationsNotes:
|Station||BURLINGTON INTL AP|
|Jan Temp||9 to 27 F|
|Apr Temp||34 to 53 F|
|Jul Temp||60 to 81 F|
|Oct Temp||39 to 56 F|
|Annual Precip||36 inches|
|Jan Temp||10 to 27 F|
|Apr Temp||34 to 53 F|
|Jul Temp||61 to 81 F|
|Oct Temp||41 to 57 F|
|Annual Precip||32.5 inches|
|Jan Temp||8 to 26 F|
|Apr Temp||34 to 53 F|
|Jul Temp||60 to 80 F|
|Oct Temp||38 to 56 F|
|Annual Precip||34.4 inches|
|Average Family Size||2.93|
|American Indian & Alaskan||29||0.2%|
|Hispanic (included in categories above)||192||1.2%|
|Est. 2005 Population||16,993|
(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)
|French (except Basque)||9.2%|
|Other (often includes Hispanic and African American)||8.5%|
According to the US Postal Service, South Burlington, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:Burlington International Air (05403)
Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.
|(As of 2005)|
|580 Shelburne Road #9|
SO. BURLINGTON HIGH SCHOOL
550 DORSET STREET
Serves 974 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 13.8
SOUTH BURLINGTON S.D.
550 DORSET STREET
A Special Education School
Serves 25 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 11.9
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