Last updated on Apr 22, 2023
Summary: The approximate population of Burlington, Canada is 183,314. People describe Burlington as a vibrant city with a small-town feel. Expats love the city's proximity to Toronto, its beautiful waterfront, and its diverse cultural attractions. The weather in Burlington is generally mild, with average temperatures ranging from -2°C (28°F) in the winter to 25°C (77°F) in the summer. The average cost of living in Burlington for an expat is estimated to be around $2,500 USD per month. The cost of a one bedroom apartment is estimated to be around $1,400 USD per month, while a two bedroom apartment is estimated to be around $1,800 USD per month.
What do I need to know about living in Burlington?
When we asked people what advice they would give someone preparing to move to Burlington, they said:
"Before retiring in Burlington, expats should do research about visa and residency requirements. They should also familiarize themselves with the cost of living in the city and find out what type of health insurance coverage is standard and how to get additional coverage, if necessary. It is important to know the weather patterns and plan accordingly for any extreme weather conditions. Additionally, Burlington is a great place to meet people, so it is helpful to research the city's thriving arts and culture scenes for potential places to explore, attend events, and make connections. Lastly, Burlington is rich in both public and private healthcare options, so researching those could be a great way to ensure a comfortable and safe retirement," explained one expat living in Burlington, Canada, Canada.
What do I need to know before moving to Burlington?
About the Author
Betsy Burlingame is the Founder and President of Expat Exchange and is one of the Founders of Digital Nomad Exchange. She launched Expat Exchange in 1997 as her Master's thesis project at NYU. Prior to Expat Exchange, Betsy worked at AT&T in International and Mass Market Marketing. She graduated from Ohio Wesleyan University with a BA in International Business and German.
Some of Betsy's articles include 12 Best Places to Live in Portugal, 7 Best Places to Live in Panama and 12 Things to Know Before Moving to the Dominican Republic. Betsy loves to travel and spend time with her family. Connect with Betsy on LinkedIn.