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Population in 2012: 49,410 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: +55.0%
 

Males: 24,751  (50.1%)
Females: 24,659  (49.9%)

Median resident age:  38.5 years
Washington median age:  32.2 years

Zip codes: 98146, 98148, 98166.

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Estimated median household income in 2012: $49,082 (it was $41,577 in 2000)
Burien:

$49,082
WA:

$57,573
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $25,878

Burien city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $264,872 (it was $172,100 in 2000)
Burien:

$264,872
WA:

$243,000
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $402,355; Detached houses: $421,882; Townhouses or other attached units: $344,844; In 2-unit structures: $367,489; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $307,821; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $164,196; Mobile homes: $164,863; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $325,746

Median gross rent in 2012: $919.

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  • White alone - 22,545 (53.1%)
  • Hispanic - 8,590 (20.3%)
  • Asian alone - 5,067 (11.9%)
  • Black alone - 2,543 (6.0%)
  • Two or more races - 2,252 (5.3%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 1,059 (2.5%)
  • American Indian alone - 362 (0.9%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Burien: 112.5 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)


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Ancestries: German (11.8%), Irish (7.8%), English (7.2%), Norwegian (4.8%), French (2.7%), United States (2.5%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Incorporated in 1993

Elevation: 250 feet

Land area: 7.44 square miles.

Population density: 6,644 people per square mile 
 
 (high).

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For population 25 years and over in Burien:

  • High school or higher: 84.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 24.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.1%
  • Unemployed: 9.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Burien city:

  • Never married: 33.9%
  • Now married: 46.0%
  • Separated: 2.7%
  • Widowed: 4.5%
  • Divorced: 13.0%

10,388 residents are foreign born (4.1% Asia).

This city:  24.5%
Washington:  13.3%



According to our research of Washington and other state lists there were 9 registered sex offenders living in Burien, Washington as of December 21, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Burien to the number of sex offenders is 5,490 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is a lot smaller than the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $3,188 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $3,491 (1.2%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Renton, WA (7.1 miles , pop. 50,052).

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

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (948.3 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: Boulevard Park, WA (1.4 miles ), Normandy Park, WA (1.5 miles ), Riverton, WA (1.6 miles ), White Center, WA (1.6 miles ), SeaTac, WA (1.8 miles ), Riverton-Boulevard Park, WA (1.8 miles ), Tukwila, WA (1.8 miles ), Klahanie, WA (2.2 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 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
  • 2005: 38 buildings, average cost: $256,300
  • 2006: 106 buildings, average cost: $245,100
  • 2007: 38 buildings, average cost: $333,200
  • 2008: 66 buildings, average cost: $203,900
  • 2009: 16 buildings, average cost: $388,200
  • 2010: 17 buildings, average cost: $314,800
  • 2011: 55 buildings, average cost: $273,600
  • 2012: 52 buildings, average cost: $260,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 47.47 N, Longitude: 122.35 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -8,469 (-20.0%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 3,198 (16.0%)

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Property values in Burien, WA


 

Crime rates in Burien by Year
Type 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 0210222142002
per 100,000 0.06.23.00.06.46.46.43.212.86.40.00.05.8
Rapes 26333224202414162813524644
per 100,000 94.7101.997.575.563.576.744.851.689.341.6163.4135.9128.2
Robberies 77734974625259837162956895
per 100,000 280.6225.4149.3232.9196.9166.1188.7267.4226.5198.3298.5201.0276.9
Assaults 10212710698878210491869082109126
per 100,000 371.7392.1322.9308.4276.3261.9332.6293.2274.4287.9257.6322.1367.2
Burglaries 536360400368370340383375380352561659584
per 100,000 1953.21111.51218.51158.31175.21086.11225.01208.31212.41125.91762.41947.61702.1
Thefts 1,4861,2031,2431,1071,2331,0901,0099438449571,1711,2071,388
per 100,000 5415.13714.23786.53484.23916.43481.93227.33038.52692.93061.13678.83567.24045.5
Auto thefts 455552543449401607507392253227375487588
per 100,000 1658.01704.31654.11413.21273.71939.01621.61263.1807.2726.11178.11439.31713.8
Arson 29911101726216121314104
per 100,000 105.727.833.531.554.083.167.219.338.341.644.029.611.7
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 301.1) 761.5637.1594.7555.6548.4578.0545.9522.0504.3446.7673.0663.6728.3

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Crime rate in Burien detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 67 (50 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.46
Washington average:

1.47

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Burien, Washington accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

5.5%
Washington:

6.8%

Unemployment by year (%)


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

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (15%)
  • Construction (13%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (8%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (19%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Manufacturing (9%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Other services, except public administration (8%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5%)
  • Computer specialists (4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (5%)
  • Cashiers (4%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (3%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (3%)

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Earthquake activity:

Burien-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Washington state average. It is 280% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/13/1949 at 19:55:42, a magnitude 7.0 (7.0 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 16.7 miles away from the city center, causing $80,000,000 total damage
On 2/28/2001 at 18:54:32, a magnitude 6.8 (6.5 MB, 6.6 MS, 6.8 MW, Depth: 32.2 mi, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 28.4 miles away from Burien center, causing $2,000,000,000 total damage and $305,000,000 insured losses
On 4/29/1965 at 15:28:43, a magnitude 6.6 (6.6 UK) earthquake occurred 10.5 miles away from the city center, causing $28,000,000 total damage
On 7/3/1999 at 01:43:54, a magnitude 5.8 (5.4 MB, 5.5 MS, 5.8 MW, 5.3 ME, Depth: 25.2 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 50.4 miles away from the city center
On 5/3/1996 at 04:04:22, a magnitude 5.5 (5.2 MB, 5.3 MD, 5.5 ML, Depth: 2.5 mi) earthquake occurred 37.8 miles away from Burien center
On 2/14/1981 at 06:09:27, a magnitude 5.5 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.5 ML) earthquake occurred 71.3 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), energy magnitude (ME), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in King County (26) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 25
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 16, Storms: 15, Mudslides: 8, Landslides: 6, Winter Storms: 5, Heavy Rains: 2, Winds: 2, Earthquakes: 2, Floods: 2, Snow: 1, Hurricane: 1, Volcanic Eruption: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Birthplace of: Dave Upthegrove - Politician, Jill Kintner - Bicycle motocross rider, Jerrod Sessler - Racing driver and inspirational speaker.


Hospitals/medical centers in Burien:

  • HIGHLINE MEDICAL CENTER (Acute Care Hospitals,Voluntary non-profit - Private, provides emergency services, 16251 SYLVESTER ROAD SW)
  • BURIEN NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, 1031 SOUTHWEST 130TH STREET)

Other hospitals/medical centers near Burien:

  • HIGHLINE CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 1 miles away; SEATTLE, WA)
  • RIVERTON GENERAL HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 3 miles away; SEATTLE, WA)
  • HIGHLINE COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; SEATTLE, WA)

Political contributions by individuals in Burien, WA

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: www.ci.burien.wa.us

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Burien:

  • Seattle Community College-South Campus (about 6 miles; Seattle, WA; Full-time enrollment: 2,192)
  • Highline Community College (about 6 miles; Des Moines, WA; FT enrollment: 3,722)
  • Seattle University (about 10 miles; Seattle, WA; FT enrollment: 5,632)
  • Seattle Community College-Central Campus (about 11 miles; Seattle, WA; FT enrollment: 4,243)
  • Bellevue College (about 13 miles; Bellevue, WA; FT enrollment: 6,870)
  • Seattle Pacific University (about 13 miles; Seattle, WA; FT enrollment: 3,207)
  • University of Washington-Seattle Campus (about 14 miles; Seattle, WA; FT enrollment: 38,572)

Private high schools in Burien:

  • JOHN F KENNEDY MEMORIAL HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 976; Location: 140 S 140TH ST; Grades: 9 - 12)
  • ST CHRISTOPHER ACADEMY (Students: 42; Location: 140 S 140TH ST; Grades: 9 - 12)

Private elementary/middle schools in Burien:

  • ST FRANCIS OF ASSISI SCHOOL (Students: 464; Location: 15216 21ST AVE SW; Grades: KG - 8)
  • THREE TREE MONTESSORI (Students: 85; Location: 220 SW 160TH ST; Grades: PK - PK)
  • GLENDALE LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 57; Location: 13455 2ND AVE SW; Grades: PK - 6)
  • BURIEN SDA SCHOOL (Students: 11; Location: 14237 DES MOINES WAY S; Grades: T1 - 8)

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Notable locations in Burien: Manhattan Center (A), Secoma Beach (B), Burien 400 Building (C), Three Tree Point Light (D), Salmon Creek Wastewater Treatment Plant (E), Tri - Med Ambulance (F), Lakeside Milam Recovery Center (G), Sea Mar Burien Medical Clinic (H), Village Concepts - El Dorado West Retirement Community (I), Life Care Center of Burien (J), King County Fire Protection District 2 Station 29 (K), Planetree Library (L), Burien Library (M), King County Fire Protection District 2 Station 28 Headquarters (N), King County District Court Southwest Division (O). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Burien include: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (A), First Church of Christ Scientist at Burien (B), Highline Christian Church (C), Evergreen Church (D), Church of Christ Burien (E), Highline United Methodist Church (F), Kingdom Hall of Jehovahs Witnesses (G), Our Saviours Lutheran Church (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

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

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

Tourist attraction: Big Brother's Bingo (Amusement & Theme Parks; 225 South 140th Street).

Hotel: Best Western International (14416 2nd Avenue Southwest).

 
King County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Air pollution and air quality trends
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Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 28.9. This is about average.
City:

28.9
U.S.:

32.0
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.274. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 5.5 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.274
U.S.:

0.334
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 1.46. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 6.6 miles away from the city center.
City:

1.46
U.S.:

2.43
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 18.2. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 7.1 miles away from the city center.
City:

18.2
U.S.:

28.3
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2007 was 17.2. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 2.2 miles away from the city center.
City:

17.2
U.S.:

25.6
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 8.74. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.0 miles away from the city center.
City:

8.74
U.S.:

9.59


Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 17.8%
(8.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 28.1% for Black residents, 35.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 42.4% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 41.5% for other race residents, 37.5% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.5 people
Washington:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  60.5%
Whole state:  64.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  8.4%
Whole state:  7.7%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.6% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Burien, WA

People in group quarters in Burien in 2010:

  • 119 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 86 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 47 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 28 people in workers’ group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 10 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 6 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 4 people in in-patient hospice facilities

People in group quarters in Burien in 2000:

  • 172 people in nursing homes
  • 44 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 30 people in residential treatment centers for emotionally disturbed children
  • 14 people in hospitals or wards for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 7 people in homes for the mentally retarded

Burien compared to Washington state average:

Burien, Washington environmental map by EPA

Map Legend

  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.


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Banks with branches in Burien (2011 data):

  • JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association: Burien at 222 S.W. 150th Street, branch established on 1934/04/01; North Burien Financial Center Branch at 14300 First Avenue South Suite B, branch established on 1994/08/08. Info updated 2011/11/10: Bank assets: $1,811,678.0 mil, Deposits: $1,190,738.0 mil, headquarters in Columbus, OH, positive income, International Specialization, 5577 total offices, Holding Company: Jpmorgan Chase & Co.
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Burien Branch at 800 Sw 152nd St, branch established on 1987/06/30. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Burien travel time to work - commute


Burien mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (51%)
  • Utility gas (34%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (12%)
  • Wood (2%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Burien city (based on King County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 37.26%
Here37.3%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchLDS (Mormon) ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaJewishPresbyterian Church (USA)
Adherents43.3%6.3%5.5%5.0%4.2%
Congregations5.9%9.7%6.2%1.9%5.5%
NameAssemblies of GodUnited Methodist ChurchEpiscopal Church Charismatic Churches IndependentOther
Adherents3.8%2.9%2.8%2.7%23.6%
Congregations5.6%4.6%3.6%0.7%56.4%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 439
King County:

2.37 / 10,000 pop.
Washington:

2.06 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 29
This county:

0.16 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.19 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 220
King County:

1.19 / 10,000 pop.
Washington:

1.18 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 399
King County:

2.16 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.67 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 2,027
Here:

10.95 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.26 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

6.7%
Washington:

7.7%
Adult obesity rate:
King County:

20.5%
Washington:

25.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

14.6%
State:

13.9%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 6$35,048$70,0964$13,618
Other Government Administration 10$62,586$75,1031$700
Judicial and Legal 0$0 1$1,828
Streets and Highways 9$54,862$73,1490$0
Sewerage 1$6,554$78,6480$0
Parks and Recreation 9$47,128$62,8378$17,982
Housing and Community Development(Local) 11$58,260$63,5560$0
Totals for Government 46$264,438$68,98414$34,128

Burien government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $1,773,000 ($35.88)
    Parks & Recreation: $412,000 ($8.34)
    General: $92,000 ($1.86)
  • Current Operations - Central Staff Services: $1,959,000 ($39.65)
    Regular Highways: $1,279,000 ($25.89)
    Parks & Recreation: $1,197,000 ($24.23)
    Financial Administration: $682,000 ($13.80)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $544,000 ($11.01)
    General - Other: $401,000 ($8.12)
    Sewerage: $350,000 ($7.08)
    Housing & Community Development: $236,000 ($4.78)
    Police Protection: $77,000 ($1.56)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $41,000 ($0.83)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Police Protection: $4,877,000 ($98.70)
    Corrections: $406,000 ($8.22)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Central Staff: $55,000 ($1.11)
    Housing & Community Development: $43,000 ($0.87)
    Natural Resource - Other: $28,000 ($0.57)
    Financial Administration: $24,000 ($0.49)
    Police Protection: $12,000 ($0.24)
    General - Other: $11,000 ($0.22)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $2,192,000 ($44.36)

Burien government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - All Other: $1,415,000 ($28.64)
    Parks & Recreation: $229,000 ($4.63)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $66,000 ($1.34)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $789,000 ($15.97)
    Highways: $9,000 ($0.18)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $725,000 ($14.67)
    General Revenue, NEC: $95,000 ($1.92)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,312,000 ($26.55)
    Housing & Community Development: $439,000 ($8.88)
    All Other: $300,000 ($6.07)
    General Support: $276,000 ($5.59)
  • Tax - Total General Sales: $4,378,000 ($88.61)
    Property: $3,470,000 ($70.23)
    NEC: $1,229,000 ($24.87)
    Other Selective Sales: $730,000 ($14.77)
    Public Utilities: $256,000 ($5.18)

Burien government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $660,000 ($13.36)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $510,000 ($10.32)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $150,000 ($3.04)

Burien government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $17,863,000 ($361.53)

7.07% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($51,604 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.07%
Washington average:

7.86%

0.27% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,154 average AGI)
King County:

0.27%
Washington average:

0.26%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Snohomish County, WA  0.95% ($45,723 average AGI)
from Pierce County, WA  0.78% ($40,128)
from Los Angeles County, CA  0.20% ($65,600)


6.45% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($54,696 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.45%
Washington average:

7.07%

0.16% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,377 average AGI)
King County:

0.16%
Washington average:

0.16%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Snohomish County, WA  1.31% ($49,721 average AGI)
to Pierce County, WA  0.97% ($46,071)
to Los Angeles County, CA  0.15% ($51,775)

Strongest AM radio stations in Burien:

  • KOMO (1000 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: FISHER BROADCASTING - SEATTLE RADIO, L.L.C.)
  • KIRO (710 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KTTH (770 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KGNW (820 AM; 50 kW; BURIEN-SEATTLE, WA; Owner: INSPIRATION MEDIA, INC.)
  • KYCW (1090 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KIXI (880 AM; 50 kW; MERCER ISLAND/SEATTL, WA; Owner: BELLEVUE RADIO, INC.)
  • KVI (570 AM; 5 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: FISHER BROADCASTING - SEATTLE RADIO, L.L.C.)
  • KJR (950 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA)
  • KKOL (1300 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: INSPIRATION MEDIA, INC.)
  • KNWX (1210 AM; 28 kW; AUBURN-FEDERAL WAY, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KRIZ (1420 AM; 10 kW; RENTON, WA; Owner: KRIZ BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KYIZ (1620 AM; 10 kW; RENTON, WA; Owner: KRIZ BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KBLE (1050 AM; 5 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: SACRED HEART RADIO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Burien:

  • KQBZ (100.7 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • 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)
  • KISW (99.9 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KRWM (106.9 FM; BREMERTON, WA; Owner: SEASCAPE RADIO, INC.)
  • 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.)
  • 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)
  • KUOW (94.9 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: THE UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON)
  • KEXP-FM (90.3 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON BOARD OF REGENTS)

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)
  • KHCV (Channel 45; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: NORTH PACIFIC INTERNATIONAL TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KWPX (Channel 33; BELLEVUE, WA; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • KONG-TV (Channel 16; EVERETT, WA; Owner: KONG-TV, INC.)
  • K68DL (Channel 68; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • KCPQ (Channel 13; TACOMA, WA; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION NORTHWEST, INC.)
  • KWDK (Channel 56; TACOMA, WA; Owner: PUGET SOUND EDUCATIONAL TV, INC.)
  • KBTC-TV (Channel 28; TACOMA, WA; Owner: BATES TECHNICAL COLLEGE)
  • 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.)
  • KTBW-TV (Channel 20; TACOMA, WA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING OF WASHINGTON)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)


See more detailed statistics of Burien fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 6
Total length: 37 meters (121ft)
Total costs: $50,310,000
Total average daily traffic: 185,138
Total average daily truck traffic: 7,639

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

51 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Burien)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

7
  • 658 152nd St S (Lat: 47.466222 Lon: -122.340389), Call Sign: WCS535, Licensee ID: L00057075
    Assigned Frequencies: 466.025 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/08/1997, Expiration Date: 07/10/2002, Cancellation Date: 06/24/2002
    Registrant: Web Service Co Inc, 3690 Freeman Blvd, Redondo Beach, CA 90278, Phone: (310) 772-5131
  • 16251 Sylvester Rd Sw (Lat: 47.457889 Lon: -122.344278), Type: Mast, Structure height: 5 m, Overall height: 6 m, Call Sign: WPZT328
    Assigned Frequencies: 453.175 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/09/2004, Expiration Date: 09/05/2004, Cancellation Date: 11/06/2004, Certifier: Elizabeth Glithero
    Registrant: Lukas, Nace, Gutierrez & Sachs, Chartered, 1111 19th Street, Nw 12th Floor, Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (202) 857-3500, Fax: (202) 828-8409, Email:
  • 16251 Sylvester Road Sw (Lat: 47.457889 Lon: -122.344278), Type: Mast, Structure height: 5 m, Overall height: 6 m, Call Sign: WQAL430
    Assigned Frequencies: 462.875 MHz
    Grant Date: 06/28/2004, Expiration Date: 06/28/2014, Certifier: Elizabeth Glithero
    Registrant: Radio Licensing Services, 4700 Se International Way, Milwaukie, OR 97222, Phone: (503) 794-3761, Fax: (503) 794-3759
  • 19010 1st Avenue S (Lat: 47.436111 Lon: -122.334722), Call Sign: WQBH239
    Assigned Frequencies: 460.337 MHz
    Grant Date: 10/05/2004, Expiration Date: 10/05/2014, Certifier: John Carroll
    Registrant: Radio Licensing Services, Milwaukie, OR 97222, Phone: (503) 794-3787, Fax: (503) 794-3759, Email:
  • Burien WA, Lat: 47.470333 Lon: -122.343500, Call Sign: WQBI525
    Assigned Frequencies: 467.312 MHz
    Grant Date: 10/14/2004, Expiration Date: 10/14/2014, Certifier: Rick Riccardi
    Registrant: Fletcher, Heald & Hildreth, P.L.C., 1300 N. Seventeenth Street, 11th Floor, Arlington, VA 22209, Phone: (202) 828-5700, Fax: (703) 812-0468, Email:
  • Lat: 47.472750 Lon: -122.340361, Call Sign: WQIH850
    Assigned Frequencies: 0.54000 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/15/2008, Expiration Date: 02/15/2018, Certifier: Mike Martin
    Registrant: Information Station Specialists, Zeeland, MI 49464, Phone: (616) 772-2300, Email:
  • Lat: 47.470333 Lon: -122.343500, Call Sign: WQMG786
    Assigned Frequencies: 462.312 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/04/2010, Expiration Date: 08/04/2020, Certifier: Richard Riccardi
    Registrant: Fletcher, Heald & Hildreth, P.L.C., 1300 N. Seventeenth Street, 11th Floor, Arlington, VA 22209, Phone: (202) 828-5700, Fax: (703) 812-0468, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • STATION, Wtr Twr Approx 1.3 Mi Frm Elev Pnthse Of Seatac Prkng Term (Lat: 47.458972 Lon: -122.297611), Structure height: 37.2 m, Call Sign: WNTH391
    Assigned Frequencies: 23025.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 10/11/1995, Expiration Date: 10/11/2000, Cancellation Date: 01/21/2001
    Registrant: Phone: (206) 431-4050
  • STATION, Sw 112th & 3rd Ave Sw (Lat: 47.503417 Lon: -122.337056), Overall height: 57 m, Call Sign: WNTU401
    Assigned Frequencies: 2136.40 MHz, 2147.60 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/18/1994, Expiration Date: 02/18/1999
    Registrant: Phone: (206) 296-6521

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

1
  • 633 Sw 148th Street (Lat: 47.470083 Lon: -122.342333), Call Sign: KDS787, Licensee ID: L00004383
    Assigned Frequencies: 35.5800 MHz, 35.5800 MHz
    Expiration Date: 04/01/1999, Cancellation Date: 08/18/1998
    Registrant: Western Telepage, Inc., 1250 Connecticut Ave, Washington, DC 20036

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

99 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Burien)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

13 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Burien)


Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 full and 6 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED101$268,326111$276,639781$249,89516$129,2361$1,472,34038$214,7211$138,490
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED8$251,8258$251,96590$261,3034$72,1530$04$200,8151$253,910
APPLICATIONS DENIED10$281,06837$317,869267$278,20413$65,7260$030$185,3851$136,060
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN12$252,21624$359,295156$260,8112$191,5051$34,000,00019$244,7321$190,220
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS2$257,4200$029$320,6393$190,2830$00$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0267.00 , 0274.00, 0275.00, 0276.00, 0278.00, 0279.00, 0280.00, 0285.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 full and 6 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED16$283,28314$307,6660$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED4$201,3608$347,0251$171,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED4$366,8932$423,4050$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$399,9202$221,9900$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$214,8900$01$214,890

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0267.00 , 0274.00, 0275.00, 0276.00, 0278.00, 0279.00, 0280.00, 0285.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 266
  • Hazardous Condition: 94
  • Service Call: 21
  • Good Intent Call: 10

Incident types - Burien


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Burien, WA
Businesses in Burien, WA
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven2Panda Express1
Ace Hardware1Payless1
Albertsons2Quiznos1
Arby's1RadioShack1
AutoZone1Rite Aid1
Blockbuster1Safeway1
Curves1Sprint Nextel1
Dairy Queen1Starbucks3
Fashion Bug1T-Mobile2
GNC1Taco Bell1
GameStop1Trader Joe's1
Jack In The Box2U-Haul1
Kroger2UPS2
Little Caesars Pizza1Vons1
McDonald's2Walgreens1
Nike3
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Top Patent Applicants
Top Patent Applicants
  • Michael W. Evens (12)
  • Michael D. Noakes (11)
  • William R. Stagi (8)
  • James M. Cobb (6)
  • John Desmond Whelan (5)
  • Donald L. Bowie (4)
  • John Whelan (4)
  • William T. Kline (4)
  • Arthur Greef (3)
  • Jason Isaac Gobat (3)

Total of 134 patent applications in 2008-2014.

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