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Burlington is a city in Burlington County, in the Philadelphia-Camden metro area. [NOTE: This is not the only community in New Jersey named Burlington. For links to other places called Burlington, NJ, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]

The latitude of Burlington is 40.071N. The longitude is -74.865W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 23 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 9,809.


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Median household income
Local
$43,115
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Burlington demographic reports
Burlington is on the Delaware River.
Quakers settled here in 1677

Busy 18th-century port

Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 38. The number of murders and homicides was 1. The violent crime rate was 3.9 per 1,000 people.
Well-known residents have included:
· James Fenimore Cooper, writer
· James Lawrence, naval officer remembered for his dying words, "Don't give up the ship!"
Local festivals include:
  • Burlington Quilt & Antique Festival - Aug. 4, 2007
Dates often change. Check Burlington web sites and events links in the sections below.
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was below the national average. (See library links below.)

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Ancestry & family history

12% of Burlington residents report German ancestry, and 15% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Burlington ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Burlington was $20,208, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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12% of Burlington residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Historic districts in Burlington include Burlington Historic District ... View historic districts

Housing & real estate

Median rent in Burlington, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $525.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,118.


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Libraries in Burlington include Delanco Public Libraryary, Library Company of Burlington ... View libraries

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TV stations in Burlington include WGTW.

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Burlington County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Burlington political report.

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The average commute time for Burlington workers is 23 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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