Living in Burien, WA

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Updated: 2020-03-10

Burien SnackAbility

7
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8/10
Housing
9
Affordability
4
Diversity
10
Safety
4
Amenities
9.5
Education
6
Commute
5

Burien, WA Crime Report

2,083
Total Crimes
3,991.3
Total Crimes / 100k People
55.40%
Above National Average

Burien, WA Cost Of Living

134
Burien's Overall Cost Of Living
1.3x
Higher Than The National Average

Burien, Washington Info Snack

Burien (/bjrin/ BYUR-ee-n) is a suburban city in King County, Washington, United States, located south of Seattle on Puget Sound. As of the 2010 Census, Burien's population was 33,313, which is a 49.7% increase since incorporation. An annexation in 2010 increased the city's population to about 50,000.
Population
51,326
Unemployment
5.6%
Poverty
13.6%
Median Home
$351,100
Median Income
$62,315
Median Rent
$1,182

Burien, WA Photos

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Rankings for Burien in Washington

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Map Of Burien, WA

Population over time in Burien

Year Population % Change
2017 51,326 1.2%
2016 50,729 1.1%
2015 50,187 0.8%
2014 49,785 1.0%
2013 49,291 7.5%
2012 45,865 8.1%
2011 42,418 28.1%
2010 33,102 1.1%
2009 32,743 -
Crime/100k Burien WA USA
Violent Crime 350.6 311.5 368.9
Murder 7.7 3.1 5.0
Robbery 126.5 73.9 86.2
Aggravated Assault 216.5 189.1 246.8
Property Crime 3640.6 2946.2 2199.5
Burglary 636.1 533.5 376.0
Larceny 1925.7 2045.4 1594.6
Car Theft 1078.8 367.3 228.9

Race / Ethnicity in Burien

White
48.3% (24,766)
African American
7.7% (3,951)
American Indian
0.5% (281)
Asian
12.7% (6,528)
Hawaiian
1.2% (640)
Other
0.0% (9)
Two Or More
4.9% (2,526)
Hispanic
24.6% (12,625)
Race Burien WA USA
White 48.3% 69.1% 61.1%
African American 7.7% 3.6% 12.3%
American Indian 0.5% 1.1% 0.7%
Asian 12.7% 8.3% 5.4%
Hawaiian 1.2% 0.6% 0.2%
Other 0.0% 0.2% 0.2%
Two Or More 4.9% 4.7% 2.4%
Hispanic 24.6% 12.5% 17.8%

Household Income For Burien, Washington

Less than $10,000
4.2% (215,511)
$10,000 to $14,999
3.8% (193,226)
$15,000 to $24,999
7.8% (398,411)
$25,000 to $34,999
10.2% (525,870)
$35,000 to $49,999
14.5% (746,273)
$50,000 to $74,999
17.9% (916,671)
$75,000 to $99,999
12.8% (654,416)
$100,000 to $149,999
16.8% (862,046)
$150,000 to $199,999
5.8% (296,770)
$200,000 or more
6.3% (323,403)
Income Burien WA USA
Less than $10,000 4.2% 5.2% 6.3%
$10,000 to $14,999 3.8% 3.4% 4.6%
$15,000 to $24,999 7.8% 7.3% 9.3%
$25,000 to $34,999 10.2% 7.8% 9.3%
$35,000 to $49,999 14.5% 11.8% 12.6%
$50,000 to $74,999 17.9% 17.7% 17.5%
$75,000 to $99,999 12.8% 13.6% 12.5%
$100,000 to $149,999 16.8% 17.1% 14.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 5.8% 7.7% 6.3%
$200,000 or more 6.3% 8.4% 7.0%

Gender in Burien

Female
48.2% (24,760)
Male
51.8% (26,566)
Gender Burien WA USA
Female 48.2% 50.0% 50.8%
Male 51.8% 50.0% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Burien for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
8.0% (4,106)
9-12th Grade
11.0% (5,645)
High School / GED
25.0% (12,831)
Some College
21.0% (10,778)
Associate's Degree
8.0% (4,106)
Bachelor's Degree
18.0% (9,238)
Master's Degree
6.0% (3,079)
Professional Degree
2.0% (1,026)
Doctorate Degree
1.0% (513)
Education Burien WA USA
< 9th Grade 8.0% 4.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 11.0% 5.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 25.0% 22.0% 27.0%
Some College 21.0% 24.0% 21.0%
Associate's Degree 8.0% 10.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 18.0% 22.0% 19.0%
Master's Degree 6.0% 9.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 2.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 1.0% 2.0% 1.0%

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