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People

Total Population 8,509
Male Share of the Population 45.3%
Female Share of the Population 54.7%
Senior Citizens 14.3%
Employed Population 16+ 3,608
Age of the Population 36

Families

% of people married 43.2%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 13.7%
Median Earnings25+ $30,984
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $20,174
Median Earnings With High School Degree $31,858

Wealth

Median Family Income $55,527
% Above Poverty Level 78.9%
% Below Poverty Level 21.1%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 20 minutes
% Working from Home 4%
% Walking and Biking to Work 5.2%
% Using Public Transportation 1.2%

Housing

People Living Alone 38.3%
Median Gross Rent $958
Median House Value $186,900

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 41.8%
US/American 0%
English 6.3%
Irish 7.8%

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

Burlington Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 21 miles S of Bellingham, Washington (center to center)
Nearest Large City 60 miles N of Seattle, Washington
County Skagit
Standard Zip Codes 98233
Phone Area Codes 360
Time Zone Pacific (-8 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 48.475
Longitude -122.324

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 MOUNT VERNON 3 WNW
Distance 4 miles
Jan Temp 34 to 46 F
Apr Temp 41 to 58 F
Jul Temp 52 to 73 F
Oct Temp 42 to 60 F
Annual Precip 32.7 inches
Station ANACORTES
Distance 13.7 miles
Jan Temp 35 to 46 F
Apr Temp 42 to 57 F
Jul Temp 53 to 72 F
Oct Temp 44 to 59 F
Annual Precip 27 inches
Station WHIDBEY ISLAND NAS
Distance 18 miles
Jan Temp 35 to 46 F
Apr Temp 41 to 56 F
Jul Temp 50 to 66 F
Oct Temp 42 to 57 F
Annual Precip 20.2 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Upper Skagit Indian Reservat (98233)

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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Anacortes 16,048 $73,764
Hamilton 230 $42,188
La Conner 748 $46,667
Lyman 591 $64,107
Mount Vernon 32,957 $53,807
Stanwood 6,560 $69,890

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

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Burlington High Schools

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BURLINGTON EDISON HIGH SCHOOL
301 N BURLINGTON BLVD
360-757-4074
Serves 1,090 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 21

BURLINGTON-EDISON ALTERNATIVE SCHOOL
301 N BURLINGTON BLVD
360-757-3311
A Non-traditional School

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