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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.

Demographics

People

Total Population18,704
Male Share of the Population48.1%
Female Share of the Population51.9%
Senior Citizens18.2%
Employed Population 16+10,492
Age of the Population43

Families

% of people married48.9%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher53.2%
Median Earnings25+$42,262
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$31,301
Median Earnings With High School Degree$32,006

Wealth

Median Family Income$87,831
% Above Poverty Level93.8%
% Below Poverty Level6.2%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time16 minutes
% Working from Home4.8%
% Walking and Biking to Work4.6%
% Using Public Transportation0.5%

Housing

People Living Alone33.7%
Median Gross Rent$1,326
Median House Value$271,900

Ancestry

Irish19.5%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)16.5%
English13.6%
German12.8%
French Except Basque12.3%
Canadian9%
Italian8.1%
Polish3.2%
Scottish3.1%
Russian2.1%
African1.9%
Swedish1.6%
Arab1.4%
Dutch1.1%
Romanian1%
Norwegian1%
Welsh0.8%
Lebanese0.8%
Greek0.7%
Sudanese0.6%
Austrian0.6%
Hungarian0.5%
Ghanaian0.4%
Swiss0.4%
Danishn0.4%
Belgian0.3%
Czech0.3%
Syrian0.2%
Iranian0.1%
Ukrainian0.1%
Moroccan0.1%
Albanian0.1%
South African0.1%
Portuguese0.1%
Israeli0.1%
Croatian0.1%
US/American0.1%
Finnish0.1%
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South Burlington Almanac

CategoryValue
County Chittenden County
Standard Zip Codes5403
P.O. Box Zip Codes5407
Phone Area Codes802
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude44.44
Approximate Longitude-73.21

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)

StationBURLINGTON INTL AP
Distance1.1 miles
Jan Temp9 to 27 F
Apr Temp34 to 53 F
Jul Temp60 to 81 F
Oct Temp39 to 56 F
Annual Precip36 inches
StationSOUTH HERO
Distance13.1 miles
Jan Temp10 to 27 F
Apr Temp34 to 53 F
Jul Temp61 to 81 F
Oct Temp41 to 57 F
Annual Precip32.5 inches
StationPLATTSBURGH AFB
Distance19.3 miles
Jan Temp8 to 26 F
Apr Temp34 to 53 F
Jul Temp60 to 80 F
Oct Temp38 to 56 F
Annual Precip34.4 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Burlington42,556$76,574
Essex Junction9,922$86,618
Shelburne564$79,659
St. George726$52,000
Williston9,222$94,274
Winooski7,209$57,619

South Burlington Public Schools

Chamberlin School
262 White Street
ZIP: 5403
(802) 652-7400
Primary
Total Enrollment 463
Frederick H. Tuttle Middle School
550 Dorset Street
ZIP: 5403
(802) 652-7100
Middle
Total Enrollment 495
Orchard School
2 Baldwin Avenue
ZIP: 5403
(802) 652-7300
Primary
Total Enrollment 359
Rick Marcotte Central School
10 Market Street
ZIP: 5403
(802) 652-7200
Primary
Total Enrollment 361
South Burlington High School
550 Dorset Street
ZIP: 5403
(802) 652-7000
High
Total Enrollment 901

South Burlington Private Schools

Augmentative Learning/movement Center
72 Ethan Allen Dr
ZIP: 5403
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 14
Centerpoint School
1025 Airport Dr
ZIP: 5403
Secondary
Total Enrollment 38
Kids & Fitness
80 Eastwood Dr
ZIP: 5403
Elementary
Total Enrollment 13
Rice Memorial High School
99 Proctor Ave
ZIP: 5403
Secondary
Total Enrollment 371
The Schoolhouse
8 Catkin Dr
ZIP: 5403
Elementary
Total Enrollment 28
Vermont Commons School
75 Green Mountain Dr
ZIP: 5403
Secondary
Total Enrollment 91
International Children's School
1 Executive Address
ZIP: 5404
Elementary
Total Enrollment 11
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