Burien, WA
Quality of Life, Demographics, And Statistics

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2022-04-08
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Burien, Washington Info Snack

Population
51,588
Unemployment
5.7%
Poverty
12.2%
Median Home
$419,500
Median Income
$71,233
Median Rent
$1,365

Burien SnackAbility

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

Burien, WA Crime Report

2,414
Total Crimes
4,653.1
Total Crimes / 100k People
98.34%
Above National Average
Statistic Count
Raw
Burien
/ 100k People
Washington
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 2,414 4,653.1 3,026.1 2,346.0
Violent Crime 231 445.3 293.7 387.8
Murder 4 7.7 3.9 6.5
Robbery 64 123.4 67.4 73.9
Aggravated Assault 137 264.1 187.6 279.7
Property Crime 2,183 4,207.9 2,732.4 1,958.2
Burglary 455 877.0 522.1 314.2
Larceny 1,244 2,397.9 1,854.2 1,398.0
Car Theft 484 932.9 356.1 246.0

Burien, WA Cost Of Living

133
Burien's Overall Cost Of Living
1.3x
Higher Than The National Average
Living Expense Burien Washington National Average
Overall 133 119 100
Services 130 112 100
Groceries 127 110 100
Health 129 122 100
Housing 143 136 100
Transportation 141 123 100
Utilities 109 91 100

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
2020 51,588 0.5%
2019 51,326 1.2%
2018 50,729 1.1%
2017 50,187 0.8%
2016 49,785 1.0%
2015 49,291 7.5%
2014 45,865 8.1%
2013 42,418 28.1%
2012 33,102 1.1%
2011 32,743 -

Race / Ethnicity in Burien

White
47.9% (24,688)
African American
10.0% (5,164)
American Indian
0.3% (151)
Asian
13.2% (6,812)
Hawaiian
0.6% (321)
Other
0.0% (13)
Two Or More
5.1% (2,620)
Hispanic
22.9% (11,819)
Race Burien WA USA
White 47.9% 67.5% 60.1%
African American 10.0% 3.7% 12.2%
American Indian 0.3% 1.0% 0.6%
Asian 13.2% 8.7% 5.6%
Hawaiian 0.6% 0.7% 0.2%
Other 0.0% 0.3% 0.3%
Two Or More 5.1% 5.2% 2.8%
Hispanic 22.9% 12.9% 18.2%

Gender in Burien

Female
48.2% (24,842)
Male
51.8% (26,746)
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
9.0% (4,642)
9-12th Grade
7.0% (3,611)
High School / GED
24.0% (12,381)
Some College
22.0% (11,349)
Associate's Degree
10.0% (5,158)
Bachelor's Degree
20.0% (10,317)
Master's Degree
6.0% (3,095)
Professional Degree
1.0% (515)
Doctorate Degree
1.0% (515)
Education Burien WA USA
< 9th Grade 9.0% 3.0% 5.0%
9-12th Grade 7.0% 5.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 24.0% 22.0% 27.0%
Some College 22.0% 23.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 10.0% 10.0% 9.0%
Bachelor's Degree 20.0% 23.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 6.0% 10.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 1.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 1.0% 2.0% 1.0%

Household Income For Burien, Washington

Less than $10,000
4.4% (225,823)
$10,000 to $14,999
3.2% (163,869)
$15,000 to $24,999
7.1% (366,895)
$25,000 to $34,999
9.2% (477,125)
$35,000 to $49,999
10.7% (554,366)
$50,000 to $74,999
18.0% (926,626)
$75,000 to $99,999
11.6% (596,473)
$100,000 to $149,999
17.6% (909,729)
$150,000 to $199,999
9.1% (469,347)
$200,000 or more
9.1% (468,542)
Income Burien WA USA
Less than $10,000 4.4% 4.4% 5.8%
$10,000 to $14,999 3.2% 3.1% 4.1%
$15,000 to $24,999 7.1% 6.5% 8.5%
$25,000 to $34,999 9.2% 6.9% 8.6%
$35,000 to $49,999 10.7% 10.8% 12.0%
$50,000 to $74,999 18.0% 17.1% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 11.6% 13.6% 12.8%
$100,000 to $149,999 17.6% 18.2% 15.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 9.1% 8.9% 7.1%
$200,000 or more 9.1% 10.5% 8.3%

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