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Medical College, University of Vermont, Burlington, VT, 1900-10s
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Burlington, VT

Class: Small city
Class rank: 7

The city on Lake Champlain has blossomed in recent years, with development along the lakefront and the arrival of upscale restaurants and shops along the Church Street pedestrian mall.

Regional growth has brought sprawl and higher prices, but Burlington has low unemployment and ranks high in entertainment options, book stores and information-related companies.



Combined college enrollment: 12,854

Population: 38,889
Population change, 1990-2000: -0.60%

Median age: 29.2
(National: 35.3)

Per capita income: $19,011
(National: $21,587)

Unemployment rate: 1.8%
(National: 4.0%)

Owner-occupied housing:40.2%

Public library expenditures, per capita: $29.54

Community profiles:
Burlington, VT
Burlington demographics

College profiles:
University of Vermont
Burlington College
Champlain College of Vermont

Notes:
1. All figures are for the years 1999-2000.
2. Combined enrollment figures are for the four-year colleges included in this survey.
3. Unemployment rates are an annual average.
4. Per-capita income and unemployment rates are county-level statistics.

For more on the sources and statistics used in this study, see methodology.


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