Burlington, North Carolina 

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Population

52,813

+8.4% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

3.9%

Median Income

$37,316

Median Home Price

$112,400

Best Places to Live in Burlington, North Carolina

Mid-sized city - 20 miles west of Greensboro and 30 miles east of Durham-Chapel Hill. September, May and October are the most pleasant months in Burlington, while January and July are the least comfortable months.

Pros
-Attractive setting
-Outdoor recreation
-Pleasant climate
Cons
-Arts and culture
-Dreary winters
-Industrial landscape

Local Listings in Burlington
 $225,000 
2123 Glenkirk Dr
Bed 4 | Bath 3 |
 $75,000 
415 Rauhut St
Bed 5 | Bath 2 |
 $290,000 
4982 Patillo Church Rd
Bed 3 | Bath 1 | 1400 SqFt

What Bert Has To Say About Burlington Metro Area

Burlington was previously part of the Greensboro-Winston-Salem-High Point metropolitan area, but has recently grown large enough to deserve its own metro area designation. Burlington is located halfway between Greensboro (20 miles to the west) and Durham-Chapel Hill (30 miles east). The city of Burlington was founded shortly before the Civil War, as an assortment of railroad maintenance buildings. For thirty years, the community of the railroad depot and the surrounding homes was known simply as “Company Shops.” When the railroad moved its repair facilities, a new name was sought, and the city of Burlington was incorporated in 1893.


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QUICK FACTS

City: Burlington
Zip Codes: 27215 27217
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 633 ft above sea level

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ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Burlington is 3.9% (U.S. avg. is 3.9%). Recent job growth is Positive. Burlington jobs have increased by 1.1%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Burlington's cost of living is 16.5% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Burlington's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
September, May and October are the most pleasant months in Burlington, while January and July are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather | Climate Averages

VOTING
Alamance county voted Republican in the previous five Presidential elections. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Burlington's population is 52,813 people. Since 2010, it has had a population growth of 8.4%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 20 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Burlington is $112,400. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 9.2%. Check out the homes in the area

SCHOOLS
Burlington public schools spend $8,021 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 15 students per teacher in Burlington. More Education


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Housing Market in Burlington

It's a good time to buy in Burlington. Home Appreciation is up 13.3% in the last 12 months. Browse Burlington Real Estate

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Reviews for Burlington   1 Reviews
Itsa nicea - 11/7/2008
We live on the edge of Burlington. We are retired. It is 1.5 hours from the Mountains and 2 hrs from the beach. The neighbors are very friendly. There are things to do... Read More

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NEW LISTINGS IN BURLINGTON
$225,000
2123 Glenkirk Dr
Bed 4 | Bath 3

$75,000
415 Rauhut St
Bed 5 | Bath 2

$290,000
4982 Patillo Church Rd
Bed 3 | Bath 1

$1,250,000
1408 St Marks Church Rd
Bed 4 | Bath 2

$110,000
512 S Sellars Mill Rd
Bed 3 | Bath 1

$454,900
4124 Dublin Ct
Bed 5 | Bath 3

$159,900
1220 Durham Meadows Dr
Bed 3 | Bath 2

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