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Burlington, North Carolina

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Burlington is a city located in Alamance County in North Carolina, a state of the United States of America. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 44,917.

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Geography

Location of Burlington, North Carolina

Burlington is located at 36°5'23" North, 79°26'44" West (36.089636, -79.445578)Template:GR.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 55.3 km² (21.3 mi²). 55.1 km² (21.3 mi²) of it is land and 0.2 km² (0.1 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 0.28% water.

Demographics

As of the censusTemplate:GR of 2000, there are 44,917 people, 18,280 households, and 11,754 families residing in the city. The population density is 815.0/km² (2,111.0/mi²). There are 19,567 housing units at an average density of 355.0/km² (919.6/mi²). The racial makeup of the city is 66.27% White, 25.05% African American, 0.34% Native American, 1.71% Asian, 0.04% Pacific Islander, 5.16% from other races, and 1.44% from two or more races. 10.07% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There are 18,280 households out of which 29.0% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 45.1% are married couples living together, 14.9% have a female householder with no husband present, and 35.7% are non-families. 30.3% of all households are made up of individuals and 12.2% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.40 and the average family size is 2.96.

In the city the population is spread out with 23.7% under the age of 18, 8.9% from 18 to 24, 29.0% from 25 to 44, 21.4% from 45 to 64, and 17.0% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 37 years. For every 100 females there are 88.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 85.0 males.

The median income for a household in the city is $35,301, and the median income for a family is $45,441. Males have a median income of $31,697 versus $22,466 for females. The per capita income for the city is $19,640. 13.7% of the population and 9.7% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 18.1% of those under the age of 18 and 14.6% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line.

Transportation

Amtrak's Carolinian and Piedmont train connects Burlington with the cities of New York, Philadelphia, Baltimore, Washington, Richmond, Raleigh and Charlotte. The Amtrak station is situated at 101 North Main Street.

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