Burlington, Vermont Houses for Sale

Burlington is located in the northwestern part of the state of Vermont and is a city and seat of Chittenden County. It sits along the Lake Champlain ‘s that sloping hillside and in the Adirondack Mountains on the western part, and with the Green Mountains on the eastern side. Burlington is considered to be the largest city in the state of Vermont and serves as a port of entry. Along with South Burlington and Winooski cities and the Essex Junction Village, together they form the metropolitan complex. Burlington was originally chartered by the governor of New Hampshire - Gov Benning Wentworth and was then named after the Burling family, who were the pioneer landowners in the area. The settlements in the site were then started and have opened a sawmill and the shipbuilding businesses. Burlington used to be a military post, and it was during the War of 1812 where the Battery Park was the scene of several engagements between the land batteries and the British warships on the lake. Burlington, Vermont is nestled on Lake Champlain, giving it perfect views of the Adirondack Mountains. Its downtown area is dominated by fine dining restaurants and small artisan shops. The historic architecture in the city includes styles from Art Deco to Victorian and Streamline Moderne, all of which provide the backdrop for the Church Street Marketplace. Just a little past the city center are farmlands, ski trails, islands, and bike paths where you can get a taste of the wild and beautiful Vermont countryside. In addition, Burlington is home to amazing shopping centers, a thriving art scene, three colleges and a highly rated university, creative entrepreneurship opportunities, and a wide range of outdoor activities throughout all four seasons. Add its incredible safety record, reasonable housing rates, strong commitment to community relationships, and it’s no wonder the small Vermont city has been awarded with numerous national awards.

Burlington, VT Prices for Houses for Sale

746,269 +42%
533,000 +23%

Relative Price (per sqft.)


Listings of Burlington Homes for Purchase

40 -13%
72 +17%

Market Duration of Homes Sold

8 -50%

Crime & Safety

Police Officers 86  
Police Civilians 35  
Total Arrests 476 (2020)
Total Incidents 1,895 (2020)
CrimeScore 27.31  
National Rank 3020th  
Statewide Rank 3rd  

Local Statistics

Population 42,899 (0.00%)
House Size (sqft.) 1,682 (-0.20%)

Criminal Offenses

Animal Cruelty 3
Arson 3
Assault Offenses 292
Burglary/Breaking & Entering 109
Counterfeiting/Forgery 20
Destruction/Damage/Vandalism of Property 421
Drug/Narcotic Offenses 38
Embezzlement 1
Fraud Offenses 123
Homicide Offenses 1
Kidnapping/Abduction 5
Larceny/Theft Offenses 917
Motor Vehicle Theft 18
Pornography/Obscene Material 9
Robbery 16
Sex Offenses 40
Sex Offenses, Non-forcible 1
Stolen Property Offenses 26
Weapon Law Violations 4