Burlington, NC Population, Airports, Hospitals & Zip Codes


Demographics

Population: 44,917. Estimated population in July 2020: 47,592 (+6.0% change)
Males: 21,114 (47.0%), Females: 23,803 (53.0%)

Alamance County

Zip codes: 27215, 27217.

Median resident age: 36.9 years
Median household income: $35,301
Median house value: $98,100

Races in Burlington:

  • White Non-Hispanic (62.0%)
  • Black (25.1%)
  • Hispanic (10.1%)
  • Other race (5.2%)
  • Two or more races (1.4%)
  • American Indian (0.7%)
  • Asian Indian (0.6%)

(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: United States (13.2%), English (8.8%), German (8.0%), Irish (6.7%), Scotch-Irish (3.7%), Scottish (2.2%).

Elevation: 663 feet

Land area: 21.3 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Burlington

  • High school or higher: 74.2%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 21.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.1%
  • Unemployed: 5.5%
  • Mean travel time to work: 18.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Burlington city

  • Never married: 26.5%
  • Now married: 50.4%
  • Separated: 3.5%
  • Widowed: 9.2%
  • Divorced: 10.3%

9.7% Foreign born (7.2% Latin America, 1.6% Asia).

Population change in the 1990s: +3,980 (+9.7%).

Hospitals

Hospital/medical center in Burlington:

  • ALAMANCE REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER (1240 HUFFMAN MILL RD PO BOX 202)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Burlington:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Burlington:

  • DANVILLE REGIONAL (about 34 miles; DANVILLE, VA; Abbreviation: DAN)
  • PIEDMONT TRIAD INTERNATIONAL (about 34 miles; GREENSBORO, NC; Abbreviation: GSO)
  • RALEIGH-DURHAM INTL (about 49 miles; RALEIGH/DURHAM, NC; Abbreviation: RDU)
Other public-use airports nearest to Burlington:

  • BURLINGTON-ALAMANCE RGNL (about 5 miles; BURLINGTON, NC; Abbreviation: BUY)
  • HURDLE FIELD (about 13 miles; MEBANE, NC; Abbreviation: 4W7)
  • HINSHAW (GREENACRES) (about 17 miles; LIBERTY, NC; Abbreviation: N61)
Amtrak station:
BURLINGTON (110 E. WEBB ST.). Services: public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Burlington:

  • ELON COLLEGE (about 7 miles; ELON, NC; Full-time enrollment: 3,993)
  • UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA AT CHAPEL HILL (about 24 miles; CHAPEL HILL, NC; Full-time enrollment: 22,324)
  • UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA AT GREENSBORO (about 24 miles; GREENSBORO, NC; Full-time enrollment: 10,868)
  • GUILFORD TECHNICAL COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 35 miles; JAMESTOWN, NC; Full-time enrollment: 4,810)
  • NORTH CAROLINA CENTRAL UNIVERSITY (about 37 miles; DURHAM, NC; Full-time enrollment: 4,487)
  • DUKE UNIVERSITY (about 37 miles; DURHAM, NC; Full-time enrollment: 11,898)
  • NORTH CAROLINA AGRICULTURAL AND TECHNICAL ST UNIV (about 41 miles; Greensboro, NC; Full-time enrollment: 6,970)

Schools

Public high schools in Burlington:

  • WALTER M WILLIAMS HIGH (Students: 1,327; Location: 1307 S CHURCH STREET; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • HUGH M CUMMINGS HIGH (Students: 886; Location: 2200 N MEBANE STREET; Grades: 09 – 12)
Biggest public primary/middle schools in Burlington:

  • TURRENTINE MIDDLE (Students: 1,067; Location: 1710 EDGEWOOD AVENUE; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • BROADVIEW MIDDLE (Students: 735; Location: 2229 BROADVIEW DRIVE; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • EDWIN M HOLT ELEMENTARY (Students: 677; Location: 4751 S NC 62; Grades: KG – 05)
  • HILLCREST ELEMENTARY (Students: 653; Location: 1714 W DAVIS STREET; Grades: PK – 05)
  • HARVEY R NEWLIN ELEMENTARY (Students: 644; Location: 316 CARDEN STREET; Grades: PK – 05)
  • MARVIN B SMITH ELEMENTARY (Students: 630; Location: 2235 DELANEY DRIVE; Grades: PK – 05)
  • EASTLAWN ELEMENTARY (Students: 621; Location: 502 N GRAHAM HOPEDALE ROAD; Grades: PK – 05)
  • R HOMER ANDREWS ELEMENTARY (Students: 529; Location: 2630 BUCKINGHAM ROAD; Grades: PK – 05)
  • GROVE PARK ELEMENTARY (Students: 491; Location: 141 TRAIL 1; Grades: PK – 05)
  • CLOVER GARDEN (Students: 344; Location: 2454 ALTAMHAW UNION RIDGE ROAD; Grades: KG – 10)
Private primary/middle schools in Burlington:

  • BURLINGTON CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 553; Location: 621 SIXTH STREET; Grades: PK – 8)
  • BLESSED SACRAMENT (Students: 382; Location: 515 HILLCREST AVE.; Grades: PK – 8)
  • BURLINGTON DAY SCHOOL (Students: 200; Location: 1615 GREENWOOD TERRACE; Grades: PK – 8)

Libraries

Library in Burlington:

  • CENTRAL NORTH CAROLINA REGIONAL LIBRARY (Operating income: $2,549,373; Location: 342 SOUTH SPRING STREET; 246,556 books; 10,525 audio materials; 11,334 video materials; 549 serial subscriptions)

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