Burlington, Vermont

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45K

Population

15 Min

Average Commute Time

$51k

Median Household Income

$550k

Median Home Price

Map of Chittenden County Highlight BurlingtonLocated on the shores of Lake Champlain with stunning views of the Adirondack Mountains, Burlington Vermont is a vibrant city with an authentic charm. Burlington offers a wealth of cultural activities, lovely Victorian architecture, and a well-educated and vibrant community. Vermont’s largest city, with a population of nearly 42,500, has earned its title as the Queen City. It is the economic and cultural heart of Vermont.

BURLINGTON’S ROBUST & DIVERSE ECONOMY

The city boasts a diverse economy with major employers spanning various industries. One notable sector is healthcare, with the University of Vermont Medical Center standing as a prominent healthcare provider. Burlington is also a hub for education, hosting the University of Vermont and Champlain College. The technology sector thrives with companies like Dealer.com contributing to the city’s economic landscape.

 

Additionally, outdoor apparel giant Burton Snowboards, headquartered in Burlington, symbolizes the city’s connection to the active lifestyle and outdoor recreation that characterize the region. With its mix of healthcare, education, technology, and outdoor industries, working in Burlington provides a dynamic and rewarding experience for individuals seeking a balance between career opportunities and a high quality of life.

 

OUTDOOR RECREATION

The parks system includes over 35 parks offering social gathering spaces for recreation, concerts and events, swimming and boating, community rides and races, camping, farmers markets, garden plots, and more. The waterfront bike path, dog parks, and free skate park are just a few of the activities enjoyed by residents.

The town has a highly acclaimed park and recreation program, which provides affordable programs and fulfilling leisure time activities to keep your family active and happy. If you’re enjoying the area with children, be sure to visit the Echo Lake Aquarium and Science Center or take in a Vermont Lake Monsters baseball game during the summer months.

Take in the views of the waterfront at a lakeside restaurant or park bench. Have some fun in the sun at North Beach with amenities including lifeguards, a snack bar, grills, and undercover picnic areas. Enjoy year-round ice skating at Leddy Park Arena.

RESTAURANTS AND SHOPPING

Downtown’s central point is the Church Street Market Place. Church Street is a pedestrian-only street with historic buildings filled with shops and boutiques, cafes, restaurants, and businesses. Street vendors line the street during the day and on warm summer nights.

You will find a great dining experience, whether you’re enjoying fine French cuisine at Leunig’s Bistro or a pub atmosphere at the Church Street Tavern. Church Street adds a distinguishing flair that is enjoyed by tourists and Vermonters.

ARTS & CULTURE IN BURLINGTON

The region also offers an amazing array of art and cultural activities to enjoy year-round from stage performances at the Flynn Theater to outdoor concerts including the Vermont Symphony Orchestra. Craft Fairs and Farmer’s Markets which feature handmade Vermont products are popular events throughout the summer and fall. Burlington City Arts is a nonprofit that blends a lively relationship between the arts and community in hopes of igniting a passion through the arts to nurture creativity and imagination.

 

Local Schools

Burlington Senior High School 52 Institute Road, Burlington, VT 05408, Burlington VT
Public District, 9-12
Burlington Technical Center 52 Institute Road, Burlington, VT 05408, Burlington VT
Public District, 9-12
C. P. Smith School 332 Ethan Allen Parkway, Burlington, VT 05408, Burlington VT
Public District, PK-5
Chamberlin School 262 White Street, South Burlington, VT 05403, South Burlington VT
Public District, PK-5
Champlain School 800 Pine Street, Burlington, VT 05401, Burlington VT
Public District, PK-5
Edmunds Elementary School 299 Main Street, Burlington, VT 05401, Burlington VT
Public District, K-5
Edmunds Middle School 275 Main Street, Burlington, VT 05401, Burlington VT
Public District, 6-8
Frederick H. Tuttle Middle School 500 Dorset Street, South Burlington, VT 05403, South Burlington VT
Public District, 6-8
Integrated Arts Academy At H. O. Wheeler 6 Archibald Street, Burlington, VT 05401, Burlington VT
Public District, PK-5
J. J. Flynn School 1645 North Avenue, Burlington, VT 05408, Burlington VT
Public District, PK-5
Lyman C. Hunt Middle School 1364 North Avenue, Burlington, VT 05408, Burlington VT
Public District, 6-8
Orchard School 2 Baldwin Avenue, South Burlington, VT 05403, South Burlington VT
Public District, K-5
Rick Marcotte Central School 10 Market Street, South Burlington, VT 05403, South Burlington VT
Public District, K-5
South Burlington High School 550 Dorset Street, South Burlington, VT 05403, South Burlington VT
Public District, 9-12
Sustainability Academy At Lawrence Barnes 123 North Street, Burlington, VT 05401, Burlington VT
Public District, PK-5
 
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