Burien, WA
Quality of Life, Demographics, And Statistics

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2021-08-09
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Burien, Washington Info Snack

Population
51,477
Unemployment
5.6%
Poverty
12.5%
Median Home
$380,300
Median Income
$67,402
Median Rent
$1,268

Burien SnackAbility

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

Burien, WA Crime Report

1,924
Total Crimes
3,672.6
Total Crimes / 100k People
48.29%
Above National Average
Statistic Count
Raw
Burien
/ 100k People
Washington
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 1,924 3,672.6 2,975.8 2,476.7
Violent Crime 180 343.6 293.9 366.7
Murder 3 5.7 2.6 5.0
Robbery 56 106.9 67.6 81.6
Aggravated Assault 100 190.9 179.9 250.2
Property Crime 1,744 3,329.0 2,681.9 2,109.9
Burglary 341 650.9 453.6 340.5
Larceny 964 1,840.1 1,907.9 1,549.5
Car Theft 439 838.0 320.5 219.9

Burien, WA Cost Of Living

134
Burien's Overall Cost Of Living
1.3x
Higher Than The National Average
Living Expense Burien Washington National Average
Overall 134 116 100
Services 136 108 100
Groceries 129 108 100
Health 128 119 100
Housing 142 135 100
Transportation 135 116 100
Utilities 107 89 100

Burien, WA Photos

Burien Library
Source: Public Domain
Aerial View Of Three Tree Pointc Burienc And Seatac
Source: Public Domain

Rankings for Burien in Washington

Map Of Burien, WA

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Population over time in Burien

Year Population % Change
2019 51,477 0.3%
2018 51,326 1.2%
2017 50,729 1.1%
2016 50,187 0.8%
2015 49,785 1.0%
2014 49,291 7.5%
2013 45,865 8.1%
2012 42,418 28.1%
2011 33,102 1.1%
2010 32,743 -

Race / Ethnicity in Burien

White
47.9% (24,665)
African American
8.0% (4,097)
American Indian
0.6% (325)
Asian
12.9% (6,617)
Hawaiian
1.2% (640)
Other
0.0% (18)
Two Or More
5.6% (2,864)
Hispanic
23.8% (12,251)
Race Burien WA USA
White 47.9% 68.5% 60.7%
African American 8.0% 3.7% 12.3%
American Indian 0.6% 1.1% 0.7%
Asian 12.9% 8.5% 5.5%
Hawaiian 1.2% 0.6% 0.2%
Other 0.0% 0.2% 0.2%
Two Or More 5.6% 4.8% 2.4%
Hispanic 23.8% 12.7% 18.0%

Gender in Burien

Female
48.6% (25,022)
Male
51.4% (26,454)
Gender Burien WA USA
Female 48.6% 50.0% 50.8%
Male 51.4% 50.0% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Burien for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
7.0% (3,603)
9-12th Grade
10.0% (5,147)
High School / GED
25.0% (12,869)
Some College
21.0% (10,810)
Associate's Degree
9.0% (4,632)
Bachelor's Degree
19.0% (9,780)
Master's Degree
6.0% (3,088)
Professional Degree
2.0% (1,029)
Doctorate Degree
1.0% (514)
Education Burien WA USA
< 9th Grade 7.0% 4.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 10.0% 5.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 25.0% 22.0% 27.0%
Some College 21.0% 23.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 9.0% 10.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 19.0% 22.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 6.0% 10.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 2.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 1.0% 2.0% 1.0%

Household Income For Burien, Washington

Less than $10,000
4.2% (215,212)
$10,000 to $14,999
3.2% (163,015)
$15,000 to $24,999
7.6% (391,879)
$25,000 to $34,999
9.9% (507,783)
$35,000 to $49,999
12.8% (658,218)
$50,000 to $74,999
17.6% (908,228)
$75,000 to $99,999
12.7% (651,526)
$100,000 to $149,999
17.9% (923,486)
$150,000 to $199,999
7.0% (360,561)
$200,000 or more
7.1% (367,788)
Income Burien WA USA
Less than $10,000 4.2% 4.8% 6.0%
$10,000 to $14,999 3.2% 3.2% 4.3%
$15,000 to $24,999 7.6% 6.9% 8.9%
$25,000 to $34,999 9.9% 7.3% 8.9%
$35,000 to $49,999 12.8% 11.3% 12.3%
$50,000 to $74,999 17.6% 17.2% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 12.7% 13.7% 12.7%
$100,000 to $149,999 17.9% 17.7% 15.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 7.0% 8.4% 6.8%
$200,000 or more 7.1% 9.5% 7.7%

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