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Burlington is a township 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 40.05N. The longitude is -74.85W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 79 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 20,294.
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15% 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 $24,754, compared with $21,587 nationally.
26% of Burlington residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Burlington, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $550. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,536.
Burlington County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Burlington political report.
The average commute time for Burlington workers is 29 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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