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Overview

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.

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

  • Rokeby Museum
  • Little River State Park
  • Clinton County Historical Museum
  • Mount Philo State Park
  • National Museum of the Morgan Horse
  • Cumberland Bay State Park

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.

People

Total Population 18,536
Male Share of the Population 48.3%
Female Share of the Population 51.7%
Senior Citizens 18.1%
Employed Population 16+ 10,089
Age of the Population 43

Families

% of people married 49.5%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 53.9%
Median Earnings25+ $42,016
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $31,429
Median Earnings With High School Degree $25,997

Wealth

Median Family Income $91,385
% Above Poverty Level 93.3%
% Below Poverty Level 6.7%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 16 minutes
% Working from Home 4.9%
% Walking and Biking to Work 4.5%
% Using Public Transportation 1.1%

Housing

People Living Alone 33%
Median Gross Rent $1,274
Median House Value $268,500

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 15.3%
US/American 0.3%
English 13.2%
Irish 19.2%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

South Burlington Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 120 miles N of Schenectady, New York (center to center)
Nearest Large City 180 miles NW of Boston, Massachusetts
County Chittenden
Metro Area Burlington
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.
Latitude 44.466
Longitude -73.171

South Burlington Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station BURLINGTON INTL AP
Distance 1.1 miles
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
Station SOUTH HERO
Distance 13.1 miles
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
Station PLATTSBURGH AFB
Distance 19.3 miles
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

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, South Burlington, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Burlington International Air (05403)

Queen City (05403)

Queen City Park (05403)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Burlington 42,570 $72,279
Essex Junction 9,709 $85,428
Shelburne 690 $77,607
St. George 764 $51,094
Williston 9,054 $100,554
Winooski 7,223 $49,612

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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South Burlington High Schools

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SO. BURLINGTON HIGH SCHOOL
550 DORSET STREET
802-652-7000
Serves 974 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 13.8

SOUTH BURLINGTON S.D.
550 DORSET STREET
802-658-9050
A Special Education School
Serves 25 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 11.9

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