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Population (year 2000): 31,881. Estimated population in July 2005: 30,737 (-3.6% change)
Males: 15,655 (49.1%), Females: 16,226 (50.9%)

King County

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Median resident age: 38.4 years
Median household income: $41,577 (year 2000)
Median house value: $175,100 (year 2000)

Burien, WA residents, houses, and apartments details

Races in Burien:

  • White Non-Hispanic (71.5%)
  • Hispanic (10.7%)
  • Other race (5.4%)
  • Black (5.1%)
  • Two or more races (4.3%)
  • American Indian (2.5%)
  • Vietnamese (1.9%)
  • Filipino (1.6%)
  • Other Asian (1.2%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander (1.2%)
  • Korean (0.7%)
  • Japanese (0.6%)
  • Chinese (0.5%)
  • Asian Indian (0.5%)
(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: German (15.5%), English (11.3%), Irish (11.0%), Norwegian (6.3%), Swedish (3.9%), United States (3.8%).

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Elevation: 250 feet

Land area: 7.4 square miles

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For population 25 years and over in Burien

  • High school or higher: 84.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 21.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.8%
  • Unemployed: 3.6%
  • Mean travel time to work: 25.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Burien city

  • Never married: 26.3%
  • Now married: 50.7%
  • Separated: 1.9%
  • Widowed: 6.2%
  • Divorced: 14.9%

15.2% Foreign born (5.5% Asia, 5.2% Latin America, 2.8% Europe).

Population change in the 1990s: +2,917 (+10.1%).




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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: WA Kent, (10.1 miles )

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: WA Seattle, (11.0 miles pop. 563,374).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Angeles, CA Los (964.9 miles pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: Park, WA (2.1 miles Normandy Center, WA (2.7 miles White Park, WA Riverton-Boulevard (3.6 miles WA SeaTac, (4.1 miles WA (4.9 miles Tukwila, Moines, WA Des (5.5 miles Mawr-Skyway, WA (7.7 miles Bryn WA (9.2 miles Vashon,


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 29 buildings, average cost: $123,300
  • 1997: 46 buildings, average cost: $127,800
  • 1998: 49 buildings, average cost: $128,200
  • 1999: 26 buildings, average cost: $124,300
  • 2000: 33 buildings, average cost: $178,300
  • 2001: 27 buildings, average cost: $157,200
  • 2002: 15 buildings, average cost: $285,400
  • 2003: 28 buildings, average cost: $240,500
  • 2004: 22 buildings, average cost: $259,600

Latitude: 47.47 N, Longitude: 122.35 W


Burien, Washington business data: stores, dealers, real estate agents, wholesalers, restaurants...

Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (15.0%), Manufacturing (14.1%), Retail trade (12.1%), Arts,entertainment,recreation,accommodation and food services (10.0%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: -4,853 (-15.2%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 2,326 (15.0%)


 

Crime in Burien by Year

Type 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 2 1 0 2
    per 100,000 6.3 3.1 0.0 6.3
Rapes 33 32 24 20
    per 100,000 103.5 100.4 75.3 62.7
Robberies 73 49 74 62
    per 100,000 229.0 153.7 232.1 194.5
Assaults 127 106 98 87
    per 100,000 398.4 332.5 307.4 272.9
Burglaries 360 400 368 370
    per 100,000 1129.2 1254.7 1154.3 1160.6
Thefts 1,203 1,243 1,107 1,233
    per 100,000 3773.4 3898.9 3472.3 3867.5
Auto thefts 552 543 449 401
    per 100,000 1731.4 1703.2 1408.4 1257.8
564.5 535.9 493.6 480.9


Average climate in Burien, Washington

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Hospital/medical center in Burien:
  • HIGHLINE COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (16251 SYLVESTER ROAD SW)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Burien:
  • SCHICK-SHADEL HOSPITAL (about 3 miles; SEATTLE, WA)
  • REG HOSP FOR RESP AND COMPLEX CARE (about 4 miles; TUKWILA, WA)
  • WEST SEATTLE PSYCHIATRIC HOSPITAL (about 6 miles; SEATTLE, WA)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Burien:
  • SEATTLE-TACOMA INTL (about 4 miles; SEATTLE, WA; ID: SEA)
  • BOEING FIELD/KING COUNTY INTL (about 5 miles; SEATTLE, WA; ID: BFI)
  • MCCHORD AFB (about 25 miles; TACOMA, WA; ID: TCM)
Other public-use airports nearest to Burien:
  • VASHON MUNI (about 9 miles; VASHON, WA; ID: 2S1)
  • WILL ROGERS WILEY POST MEML (about 9 miles; RENTON, WA; ID: W36)
  • RENTON MUNI (about 11 miles; RENTON, WA; ID: RNT)

Amtrak stations near Burien:
  • 10 miles: SEATTLE (303 S. JACKSON ST.). Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, intercity bus service, public transit connection.
  • 17 miles: TACOMA (1001 PUYALLUP AVE.). Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, full-service food facilities, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service, intercity bus service, public transit connection.

Local government website:

Local government employment and payroll (March 2002)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Streets and Highways 8 $39,698 $59,547 0 $0
Other and Unallocable 0 $0   7 $3,700
Other Government Administration 17 $84,340 $59,534 6 $10,028
Financial Administration 5 $23,453 $56,287 1 $3,847
Parks and Recreation 6 $23,016 $46,032 13 $11,946
Totals for Government 36 $170,507 $56,835 27 $29,521


Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Burien:
  • SEATTLE COMMUNITY COLLEGE-SOUTH CAMPUS (about 5 miles; SEATTLE, WA; Full-time enrollment: 3,013)
  • HIGHLINE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 6 miles; DES MOINES, WA; FT enrollment: 4,288)
  • ART INSTITUTE OF SEATTLE (about 11 miles; SEATTLE, WA; FT enrollment: 2,313)
  • SEATTLE UNIVERSITY (about 11 miles; SEATTLE, WA; FT enrollment: 4,743)
  • SEATTLE COMMUNITY COLLEGE-CENTRAL CAMPUS (about 11 miles; SEATTLE, WA; FT enrollment: 4,386)
  • RENTON TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 12 miles; RENTON, WA; FT enrollment: 2,623)
  • SEATTLE PACIFIC UNIVERSITY (about 12 miles; SEATTLE, WA; FT enrollment: 2,992)
Public high school in Burien:
  • HIGHLINE HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,610; Location: 225 S 152ND ST; Grades: 09 - 12)
Private high school in Burien:
  • JOHN F KENNEDY MEM HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 805; Location: 140 SOUTH 140TH STREET; Grades: 9 - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Burien:
  • SYLVESTER MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 731; Location: 16222 SYLVESTER ROAD SW; Grades: 07 - 08)
  • SEAHURST ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 555; Location: 14603 14TH AVE SW; Grades: KG - 06)
  • SUNNYDALE ELEMENTARY (Students: 513; Location: 15631 8TH AVE S; Grades: KG - 06)
  • GREGORY HEIGHTS ELEMENTARY (Students: 403; Location: 16216 19TH AVE SW; Grades: KG - 06)
  • HAZEL VALLEY ELEMENTARY (Students: 345; Location: 402 SW 132ND ST; Grades: KG - 06)
  • CEDARHURST ELEMENTARY (Students: 342; Location: 611 S 132ND ST; Grades: KG - 06)
  • SHOREWOOD ELEMENTARY (Students: 327; Location: 2725 SW 116TH ST; Grades: KG - 06)

Notable locations in Burien: Manhattan Center (A), Three Tree Point Light (B), Burien 400 Building (C), Secoma Beach (D). their locations on the map

Lake: Burien Lake (A). its location on the map

Creek: Salmon Creek (A). its location on the map

Parks in Burien include: Chelsea Park (1), Mosier Memorial Park (2), Seahurst Park (3). their locations on the map


Burien compared to Washington state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.

Strongest AM radio stations in Burien:
  • KOMO (1000 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: FISHER BROADCASTING - SEATTLE RADIO, L.L.C.)
  • KTTH (770 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KIRO (710 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KYCW (1090 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KGNW (820 AM; 50 kW; BURIEN-SEATTLE, WA; Owner: INSPIRATION MEDIA, INC.)
  • KIXI (880 AM; 50 kW; MERCER ISLAND/SEATTL, WA; Owner: BELLEVUE RADIO, INC.)
  • KJR (950 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA)
  • KVI (570 AM; 5 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: FISHER BROADCASTING - SEATTLE RADIO, L.L.C.)
  • KNWX (1210 AM; 28 kW; AUBURN-FEDERAL WAY, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KKOL (1300 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: INSPIRATION MEDIA, INC.)
  • KBLE (1050 AM; 5 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: SACRED HEART RADIO, INC.)
  • KKDZ (1250 AM; 5 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: WMAL, INC.)
  • KRIZ (1420 AM; 10 kW; RENTON, WA; Owner: KRIZ BROADCASTING, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Burien:
  • KQBZ (100.7 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KISW (99.9 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KRWM (106.9 FM; BREMERTON, WA; Owner: SEASCAPE RADIO, INC.)
  • KMTT (103.7 FM; TACOMA, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KNDD (107.7 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KYPT (96.5 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KBSG-FM (97.3 FM; TACOMA, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KUOW (94.9 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: THE UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON)
  • KBKS (106.1 FM; TACOMA, WA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KING-FM (98.1 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: CLASSIC RADIO, INC.)
  • KLSY-FM (92.5 FM; BELLEVUE, WA; Owner: BELLEVUE RADIO INC.)
  • KPLU-FM (88.5 FM; TACOMA, WA; Owner: PACIFIC LUTHERAN UNIVERSITY, INC.)
  • KWJZ (98.9 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ORCA RADIO, INC.)
  • KEXP-FM (90.3 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON BOARD OF REGENTS)
  • KZOK-FM (102.5 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KMPS-FM (94.1 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KJR-FM (95.7 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ACKERLEY MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • KUBE (93.3 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ACKERLEY MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • KPLZ-FM (101.5 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: FISHER BROADCASTING - SEATTLE RADIO, L.L.C.)
  • KNHC (89.5 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: SEATTLE PUBLIC SCHOOLS)

TV broadcast stations around Burien:
  • KSTW (Channel 11; TACOMA, WA; Owner: UPN TELEVISION STATIONS INC.)
  • K58DP (Channel 58; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • KING-TV (Channel 5; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: KING BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KTWB-TV (Channel 22; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KOMO-TV (Channel 4; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: FISHER BROADCASTING - SEATTLE TV, L.L.C.)
  • KCTS-TV (Channel 9; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: KCTS TELEVISION)
  • KIRO-TV (Channel 7; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: KIRO-TV HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • K57HB (Channel 57; EUREKA, CA; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KONG-TV (Channel 16; EVERETT, WA; Owner: KONG-TV, INC.)
  • K68DL (Channel 68; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • KHCV (Channel 45; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: NORTH PACIFIC INTERNATIONAL TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KWPX (Channel 33; BELLEVUE, WA; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • KBTC-TV (Channel 28; TACOMA, WA; Owner: BATES TECHNICAL COLLEGE)
  • KCPQ (Channel 13; TACOMA, WA; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION NORTHWEST, INC.)
  • KWDK (Channel 56; TACOMA, WA; Owner: PUGET SOUND EDUCATIONAL TV, INC.)
  • K67GJ (Channel 67; POINT PULLEY, ETC., WA; Owner: KIRO-TV HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KWOG (Channel 51; BELLEVUE, WA; Owner: AFRICAN-AMERICAN BROADCASTING CO.OF BELLEVUE, INC.)

 

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