What you need to know about Burlington, VT

The pretty city of Burlington is on the eastern shore of Lake Champlain and in 2015 became the first city in America to run completely on renewable energy. Burlington is also a college town thanks to the University of Vermont and Champlain College, and the University of Vermont Medical Center is the largest hospital in the state. Livability conveniences to residents include a top downtown two interstates, Burlington International Airport and a four-block Church Street Marketplace pedestrian mall within the heart of the community.

Top 10 Downtowns 2011
Colleges in Burlington, VT
The University of Vermont is hot. And green. And community-minded.
Best Restaurants in Burlington, VT
Burlington, VT's food scene is as fabulous as its scenery - and some restaurants combine both.
Neighborhoods in Burlington, VT
Burlington, VT is a green city and is also getting residential quality-of-life accolades from all corners.
Converse Hall at UVM in Burlington, VT
Colleges in Burlington, VT
The University of Vermont is hot. And green. And community-minded.

Housing

Homes Owned 40.61%
40.61% Complete
Homes Rented 59.39%
59.39% Complete

Real Estate

In Burlington, Vermont


Ready to move to Burlington? There are a variety of housing options in the area. Click below to learn about the recent trends, average home values and even a few current real estate listings in Burlington.
Red Square Bar & Grill in Burlington, VT
Best Restaurants in Burlington, VT
Burlington, VT's food scene is as fabulous as its scenery - and some restaurants combine both.

Median Home Price

$256,700
Higher than the state average
Colchester Avenue in Burlington, VT
Neighborhoods in Burlington, VT
Burlington, VT is a green city and is also getting residential quality-of-life accolades from all corners.

Schools

In Burlington, Vermont


The quality of a school district is often a top factor for parents considering where to live. Strong school systems attract new residents and help their cities prosper. See how Burlington rates.

Median Household Income

$42,745
Lower than the national average

Business

In Burlington, Vermont


Being a great place to live and being a great place to work often go hand-in-hand. Here’s what the business and employment climate is like in Burlington.

Residents

Most residents are
10-24 Years old

Health

In Burlington, Vermont


Access to quality hospitals, doctors and health-care providers is just part of what makes a healthy community. Here’s how to get and stay healthy in Burlington.

Education

Bachelor’s Degree 49%
49% Complete
Graduated High School 89%
89% Complete

Burlington, VT's Livability Rankings

Top 10 Downtowns 2011
Top 10 Beer Cities 2012
Top 10 College Towns 2010

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