37.3% unemployed in Burlington in 2017


37.3 percent of Burlington residents between 16 and 65 years old were unemployed in 2017, according to data obtained from the U.S. Census Bureau.

The percentage of unemployed residents was greater than the statewide total of 35.7 percent for this demographic group. In 2017 the total Burlington population reached 6,648.

Out of 4,170 people who had a job, 16 were employed in the Armed Forces and 4,154 belonged to the civilian labor force.

The total unemployment numbers include residents of all ages who are not working.

Employment status in Burlington for 2017
Employment status
Number of people
Percentage of population
Not employed
2,478
37.3
Employed
4,170
62.7
Employed in civilian labor force
4,154
62.5
Employed in armed forces
16
0.24

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