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Burlington is a town in Middlesex County, in the Boston-Cambridge-Quincy metro area.

The latitude of Burlington is 42.504N. The longitude is -71.196W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 154 feet.

The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 22,876.


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Median household income
Local
$75,240
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 watersheds of the Ipswich, Mystic and Shawsheen rivers
Bypassed by the railroad, the town grew with construction of Route 128
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 32. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 1.4 per 1,000 people.
Coffee: National and regional coffee companies with outlets here include Panera Bread, Starbucks
Historic sites and museums: Burlington Public Museum
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was above the national average. (See library links below.)

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Burlington demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Middlesex County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Boston area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 01803 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

4% of Burlington residents report German ancestry, and 24% 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 $30,732, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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43% of Burlington residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Burlington, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $977.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,477.


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Libraries in Burlington include Burlington Public Library ... View libraries

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Newspapers in Burlington include Burlington Union

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The average commute time for Burlington workers is 24 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

A total of 5 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Burlington between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

This is a rate of 2.2 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.

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Hotels in Burlington include Candlewood Suites, Hilton Garden Inn, Homestead Boston-Burlington, Marriott Burlington, Staybridge Suites Burlington, Summerfield Suites.

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