Burlington, NC Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 19,528 housing units in Burlington. This represents a 10.4% growth from 17,696 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 19,400 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and 128 were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Burlington is about 59.6%. Burlington's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 6.3%. Average household size is 2.42 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Burlington were built after 1964.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type1.20%
One Bedroom11.50%
Two Bedrooms35.60%
Three Bedrooms40.70%
Four Bedrooms9%
Five Bedrooms or more1.90%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.4
Median year structure was built1962
Median Value of occupied units$98,100
Median Price asked for vacant units$93,900

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.45
Median year structure was built1968
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$468

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0.20%
Second Mortgage6.20%
Home Equity Loan13.10%
Simple Mortgage43.30%
Debt Free37.20%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs17.6%