South Burlington has the 1618th largest population in the United States. The population grew by 5.0% from 2010 to 2015, which was faster than the national average. South Burlington is part of the Burlington metro area. Unemployment in the Burlington area is 2%, which is lower than the national average, and is getting better. Burlington has the 167th largest local economy in the US, and a high cost of living. The average pay for jobs in South Burlington is below average at $49,620, and the median cost of a home in South Burlington is $267,400, which is above the national average. 53% of workers in South Burlington hold a bachelors degree or higher (above average), and 95% of workers have a high school degree (above average). Driving to work is especially common in South Burlington. 71% of South Burlington workers drive to work alone, 2% take public transit, 9% carpool, and 17% walk. People in South Burlington spend an average of 15 minutes commuting to work, which is shorter than the national average of 26 minutes.