Burien, Washington 

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Population

51,268

+54.9% since 2020

Unemployment Rate

7.1%

Median Income

$52,140

Median Home Price

$562,000

Median Age

38.4

Comfort Index (Climate)

9.5 / 5.5

summer / winter


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Best Places to Live in Burien, Washington

Regional center - East shore of Puget Sound in west-central Washington. August, July and September are the most pleasant months in Burien, while December and January are the least comfortable months.
State: Washington
County: King County
Metro Area: Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue Metro Area
City: Burien
Zip Codes: 98168 98146 98166 98148
Cost of Living: 33.6% higher
Time zone: Pacific Standard Time (PST)
Elevation: 125 ft above sea level

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Burien, Wa Housing Market
Least Expensive HomesHomes Over 2,000 Sq. Ft.
Most Expensive HomesHomes less than 10 yrs old
All Single Family Homes
Pros
Attractive setting
Arts and culture
Nearby recreation
Cons
Sprawl and traffic
Clouds and rain
Cost of living

What Bert Has To Say About Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue Metro Area

Seattle is a lively and cosmopolitan city beautifully set in a dramatic backdrop of water, forests and mountains. The main downtown area sits on a narrow, hilly strip of land between Puget Sound to the west and Lake Washington to the east. Modern skyscrapers rise on high hills in the city center, with residential units lining the lower areas along the water and north of downtown.


Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Burien is 7.1% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). Recent job growth is Positive. Burien jobs have increased by 2.6%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Burien's cost of living is 33.6% higher than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Burien's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
August, July and September are the most pleasant months in Burien, while December and January are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather | Climate Averages

VOTING
In the last Presidential election, King county remained overwhelmingly Democratic, 75.0% to 22.2%. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Burien's population is 51,268 people. Since 2020, it has had a population growth of 54.9%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 28.9 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Burien is Real Estate: $562,000. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 6.1%.

SCHOOLS
Burien public schools spend $12,575 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 18.4 students per teacher in Burien. More Education



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Housing Market in Burien

It's a good time to buy in Burien. Home Appreciation is up 18.2% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in Burien is $562,000.
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Reviews for Burien   4 Reviews
Burien...Seattle's dead partner. - 9/6/2021
In a better time, decades ago, Burien was peaceful, fun place. It was a destination my childhood friends and I frequented on our bicycles and spent the day...all without... Read More

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Scary place after dark. - 4/26/2019
This town used to be nice. In the past 3 years it has become terrible. Street gangs, murders and drug dealing. Leaving as soon as I... Read More

Small town with leading edge planners - 11/3/2009
I have lived in Burien since 1972. It is currently going through a Renaissance. Having become incorporated in the early '90s, its city council has fresh and forward... Read More


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ZIP CODES IN BURIEN, WASHINGTON
98168 98146 98166 98148

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