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City Of Burlington

Burlington lies in the Halton Municipality between the northwest end of Lake Ontario and the Niagara Escarpment. The 2011 census estimated the population at 175779 and this city is located near the densely populated Golden Horseshoe region. The economy of Burlington is very diverse. Some major sectors include packaging, food processing, electronics, motor vehicle transportation, pharmaceutical and environmental industries, etc. Other industries include software development, manufacturing, biotechnology, financial services, and logistics. Prominent employers in Burlington include Cogeco Cable, Fearmans Pork Inc, Evertz Microsystems, EMC2, EBF Group ARGO Land Development, etc.

You may find a mix of urban as well as rural communities in Burlington. There are many outdoor activities that you may engage in your leisure time such as hiking or waterfront activities or just strolling along with the Royal Botanical Gardens. If you are a fine arts lover then you may spend your time at the Art Gallery of Burlington, Museums of Burlington, and Burlington Performing Arts Center. This city proudly hosts many seasonal and cultural festivals that may attract you. These include the Sound of Music, the largest Canadian Ribfest Burlington Children’s Festival, etc.

Home Insurance Quotes in Burlington

RankHome Insurance CompanyAnnual Average Cost
2Zenith Insurance$837
3Travelers Dominion$934
4Squareone Insurance$938
6Perth Insurance$1573

Who Has the Cheapest Home Insurance Prices in Burlington

Zenith insurance company had the lowest home insurance quote in Burlington as per our survey. They quoted $697 per year and this was $693 less than the highest quote. This was a variation in premiums by almost 49.85%. The next lowest quote was at $791 by RSA insurance.

Who Has the Most Expensive Home Insurance Prices in Burlington

As per our comparison of home insurance quotes in Burlington, the highest quote was by Pembridge insurance. Their annual quote was for $1390. The next highest cost for home insurance was by Perth Insurance at a difference of $54. Their annual home insurance price was $1336.

Average Home Insurance Cost in Burlington Neighbourhoods

Home Insurance Cost

Neighborhoods in BurlingtonAverage Home Insurance
Brant Hills$711
Elizabeth Gardens$783
Headon Forest$940
Alton Village$954
Downtown Burlington$1,066

Are You Planning on Moving to Burlington?

Burlington has transformed from a quiet community to a vibrant waterfront city bustling with varied options. This city is very conveniently located in the Golden Horseshoe Bay area near the Greater Toronto Area and the U.S. border. You may find lots of good schools, fine dining, recreational facilities, festivals, and parkland in Burlington. There are 29 (public) elementary schools, 8 high schools, 17 Catholic schools, and many private schools in Burlington. This city also has many French medium secondary and elementary schools. The McMaster University, Canadian Therapeutic College, and the Oxford College of Arts, Business & Technology are in Burlington.

Getting Around Burlington

Burlington lies in the Golden Horseshoe area as well as the Greater Toronto Area and is near the U.S. border. The public transit is provided by Burlington Transit and they provide services on the transportation grid based on 3 GO train stations. Via Rail and GO Transit offers passenger rail and commuter services. Some of the major highways that run through Burlington include highways 403, 407, 5, and the Queen Elizabeth Way. Cargo is transported by Canadian Pacific and Canadian National Railway. You may find 3 international airports up to an hour’s drive from Burlington. Bikers may use many bike lanes and sidewalks (except in the downtown area) and pedestrians may also find this city very safe and friendly.

Halton Police Crime Statistics

CategoriesData% change in rate from 2014 to 2015
Total crime4793-4
Violent crime822-11
Property crime3427-33
Drug offenses89-7

The above table has been derived from the crime statistics report published by Halton Police for the city of Burlington. As per the report, the rate of property crimes had decreased when we compared 2015 and 2014. In 2015, there have been 378 instances of property crime less than in 2014. The number of break and enter crimes had also dropped to 244 in 2015 from 322 in 2014. When we looked at incidents of theft of goods worth over $5000 then there was not much variation. There were 27 incidents in 2014 that came down to 25 in 2015. However, for thefts worth over $5000, there has been significant variation. In 2014, there were 1495 instances that reduced to 1318 instances in 2015.

Average Cost Of Living In Burlington

Though Burlington is just an hour away from Toronto, it does have options for affordable housing which is new and of good quality. Likewise, the cost of living in Burlington is cheaper when compared to Toronto. The average cost of living in Burlington if you are not renting could be around $950 per person for a month.

Average Burlington House Price

You may find that there is a wide range of new and resale housing prices in Burlington. The average price for a house in Burlington can be around $648,041.

Detached House Price in Burlington

A detached house in Burlington may cost an average of $556,630.

Semi-Detached House Price in Burlington

A semi-detached house in Burlington may cost an average of $392,000.

Townhouse Price in Burlington

Townhouses may cost an average of $275,730 in Burlington.

Condo Price in Burlington

Condos in Burlington may cost you an average of $276,900.

Burlington Property Tax

The average property tax for a residential house in Burlington could average about $2,780.

Average Burlington Salary

Job ProfileAverage Annual Salary
Office Administrator$35000
Accounting Manager$43000
Operations Manager$56500
General Manager$53000
Project Manager$57900

Average Burlington Hydro Bill

The average hydro bill in Burlington could be around $145 for a small family per month.

Average Burlington Winter And Summer Temperature

Burlington has hot humid summers with a continental climate. The temperature starts to rise in June and lasts till September with a daily average of 20°C. The cold season starts in December and lasts until March with an average temperature ranging from -2°C to -8°C. The hottest day in the year seems to be August 8 and the coldest could be January 23.

Average Burlington Daycare Costs

The average daycare costs for a child in Burlington could range from $1100 to $1250.

Burlington Average Grocery Bill

In Burlington, the average grocery bill for a family of four could be around $742 per month.

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