Burke, Virginia

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Population in 2010: 41,055.
Population change since 2000: -28.9%
Males: 20,777  (50.6%)
Females: 20,278  (49.4%)
Median resident age:

40.5 years
Virginia median age:

38.2 years

Zip codes: 22015, 22032, 22152, 22153.

Burke Zip Code Map
Estimated median household income in 2017: $136,537 (it was $93,561 in 2000)
Burke:

$136,537
VA:

$71,535

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $50,655 (it was $34,936 in 2000)

Burke CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $541,760 (it was $212,500 in 2000)
Burke:

$541,760
VA:

$273,400

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $624,736; detached houses: $753,468; townhouses or other attached units: $432,117; in 2-unit structures: $330,542; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $275,174; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $303,748; mobile homes: $76,051

Median gross rent in 2017: $2,329.

March 2019 cost of living index in Burke: 170.7 (very high, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 3.3%
(2.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 8.1% for Black residents, 4.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 13.5% for American Indian residents, 2.7% for other race residents, 4.3% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Burke, VA (2017)
    • 25,48759.5%White alone
    • 7,07716.5%Asian alone
    • 5,63513.1%Hispanic
    • 2,8116.6%Black alone
    • 1,4763.4%Two or more races
    • 660.2%Other race alone
    • 480.1%American Indian alone

Races in Burke detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Virginia and other state lists, there were 19 registered sex offenders living in Burke, Virginia as of February 17, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Burke is 2,237 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is much lower than the state average.


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Ancestries: German (5.9%), English (5.2%), Irish (4.9%), American (4.9%), European (4.4%), Italian (3.3%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 255 feet

Land area: 11.5 square miles.

Population density: 3,561 people per square mile   (average).

Burke, Virginia map

9,660 residents are foreign born (17.3% Asia, 6.1% Latin America).

This place:

22.5%
Virginia:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $5,497 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $5,936 (1.1%)

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Washington, DC (16.6 miles , pop. 572,059).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (141.4 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Burke Centre, VA (1.3 miles ),
West Springfield, VA (1.4 miles ),
Kings Park, VA (1.5 miles ),
South Run, VA (1.5 miles ),
Kings Park West, VA (1.6 miles ),
Ravensworth, VA (1.8 miles ),
Fairfax Station, VA (1.8 miles ),
Newington Forest, VA (1.9 miles )

Latitude: 38.78 N, Longitude: 77.27 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -16,321 (-38.1%)
Workers who live and work in this place: 2,395 (10.6%)

Distribution of median household income in Burke, VA in 2017
Distribution of house value in Burke, VA in 2017

Property values in Burke, VA

Burke satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

2.5%
Virginia:

3.0%
Most common industries in Burke, VA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (16.7%)
  • Public administration (16.4%)
  • Educational services (10.1%)
  • Health care (5.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.2%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.4%)
  • Construction (3.9%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (20.8%)
  • Public administration (20.2%)
  • Construction (6.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.1%)
  • Broadcasting & telecommunications (3.8%)
  • Educational services (3.7%)
  • Finance & insurance (3.2%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (16.7%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (12.4%)
  • Public administration (12.3%)
  • Health care (9.3%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.3%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, similar organizations (4.2%)
Most common occupations in Burke, VA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Computer specialists (8.6%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (8.4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.1%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.0%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (3.2%)
  • Accountants and auditors (2.9%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Computer specialists (11.7%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (9.4%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.2%)
  • Engineers (4.1%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.6%)
  • Operations specialties managers, except financial managers (3.0%)
  • Top executives (2.9%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (7.4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (7.1%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6.4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.4%)
  • Computer specialists (5.3%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.7%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (3.2%)

Average climate in Burke, Virginia

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Burke, Virginia average temperatures Burke, Virginia average precipitation Burke, Virginia humidity Burke, Virginia wind speed Burke, Virginia snowfall Burke, Virginia sunshine Burke, Virginia clear and cloudy days

Burke, Virginia environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 84.4. This is about average.

City:

84.4
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.330. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 4.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.330
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 13.1. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 2.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

13.1
U.S.:

5.6
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.617. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 2.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.617
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 25.1. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 4.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

25.1
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 16.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

16.4
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 8.51. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.51
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2016 was 0.00212. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 4.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00212
U.S.:

0.00984

Tornado activity:

Burke-area historical tornado activity is above Virginia state average. It is 8% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/28/2002, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 16.7 miles away from the Burke place center killed 3 people and injured 122 people and caused $124 million in damages.

On 4/1/1973, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 3.4 miles away from the place center injured 37 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Burke-area historical earthquake activity is near Virginia state average. It is 85% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 12/9/2003 at 20:59:14, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, 4.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 89.5 miles away from the city center
On 1/16/1994 at 01:49:16, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 125.7 miles away from Burke center
On 9/25/1998 at 19:52:52, a magnitude 5.2 (4.8 MB, 4.3 MS, 5.2 LG, 4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 249.8 miles away from Burke center
On 1/16/1994 at 00:42:43, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 126.4 miles away from Burke center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 283.3 miles away from Burke center
On 5/5/2003 at 16:32:32, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 83.3 miles away from Burke center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Fairfax County (14) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Winter Storms: 5, Hurricanes: 4, Snowstorms: 3, Storms: 2, Tropical Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Flood: 1, Tornado: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Burke topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Burke:

  • BURKE HEALTH AND REHABILITATION CENTER (9640 BURKE LAKE ROAD)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Burke:

  • CRI QUEEN ELIZABETH ICF (Hospital, about 3 miles away; ANNANDALE, VA)
  • NORTHERN VIRGINIA TRAINING CENTER (Hospital, about 4 miles away; FAIRFAX, VA)
  • GREENSPRING VILLAGE (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; SPRINGFIELD, VA)
  • GREENSPRING VILLAGE HOME SUPPORT SERVICES (Home Health Center, about 4 miles away; SPRINGFIELD, VA)
  • GREENSPRING HOSPICE (Hospital, about 4 miles away; SPRINGFIELD, VA)
  • SHEME HOME HEALTHCARE AGENCY, INC (Home Health Center, about 5 miles away; FAIRFAX, VA)
  • AMEDISYS HOME HEALTH OF ANNANDALE (Home Health Center, about 5 miles away; ANNANDALE, VA)

Amtrak stations near Burke:

  • 6 miles: LORTON (AUTO-TRAIN) (LORTON, 8006 LORTON RD.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, call for taxi service.
  • 9 miles: WOODBRIDGE (1040 EXPRESS WAY) . Services: partially wheelchair accessible, public payphones, vending machines, paid short-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.
  • 12 miles: MANASSAS (9500 WEST ST.) . Services: public payphones, paid short-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Burke:

  • George Mason University (about 4 miles; Fairfax, VA; Full-time enrollment: 26,002)
  • Northern Virginia Community College (about 5 miles; Annandale, VA; FT enrollment: 35,721)
  • Stratford University (about 7 miles; Fairfax, VA; FT enrollment: 2,570)
  • Medtech Institute (about 9 miles; Falls Church, VA; FT enrollment: 2,900)
  • Marymount University (about 12 miles; Arlington, VA; FT enrollment: 3,361)
  • Strayer University-Virginia (about 13 miles; Arlington, VA; FT enrollment: 7,005)
  • Georgetown University (about 14 miles; Washington, DC; FT enrollment: 12,535)

Public high school in Burke:

Public elementary/middle schools in Burke:

Private elementary/middle school in Burke:

  • NATIVITY CATHOLIC SCHOOL (Students: 283, Location: 6398 NATIVITY LN, Grades: PK-8)
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Notable locations in Burke: Rolling Valley Professional Center (A), Burke Medical Center (B), Kings Park Library (C), Pohick Regional Library (D), Fairfax County Fire and Rescue Department Station 14 Burke (E), Fairfax County Fire and Rescue Department Station 35 Pohick (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Rolling Valley Mall Shopping Center (1), Burke Village Center Shopping Center (2), Burke Town Plaza Shopping Center (3), Burke Town Center Shopping Center (4), K-Mart Town Shopping Center (5). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Burke include: Abiding Presence Lutheran Church (A), South Run Baptist Church (B), Church of Nativity (C), Calvary Christian Church (D), Burke United Methodist Church (E), Burke Community Church (F), Burke Presbyterian Church (G), Grace Christian Reformed Church (H), Knollwood Baptist Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Burke Cemetery (1), Lee Chapel Cemetery (2), Jack and Lizzie Pearson Cemetery (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoirs: Lake Barton (A), Huntsman Lake (B), Lake Braddock (C), Lake Hatch (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Rabbit Branch (A), Sideburn Branch (B), Sangster Branch (C), Peyton Run (D), Cherry Run (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Burke include: Pohick Creek Stream Valley Park (1), Orange Hunt Estates Park (2), Burke Station Park (3), Colonel Silas Burke Park (4), Greenfield Park (5), Greentree Village Park (6), Huntsman Park (7), Middle Run Park (8), Orange Hunt Estates Park (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Advance Auto Parts (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 9232 Old Keene Mill Road) (1), Fairfax County Government - Libraries- Regional Libraries- Pohick Regi (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 6450 Sydenstricker Road) (2), Fairfax County - Libraries- Regional Libraries- Community Libraries- Kings (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 9000 Burke Lake Road) (3), Planet Play (Amusement & Theme Parks; 6030 Burke Commons Road) (4), Design A Tour (Tours & Charters; 5840 New England Woods Drive) (5). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Birthplace of: Byron Saxton - Professional wrestling announcer, Bob Ritchie - College basketball player (Virginia Tech Hokies), Chris Stratton - College basketball player (William & Mary Tribe).

Fairfax County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Average household size:
This place:

3.0 people
Virginia:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

84.5%
Whole state:

67.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

2.6%
Whole state:

5.7%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households
6 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010
232 people in nursing homes in 2000

Banks with most branches in Burke (2011 data):

  • SunTrust Bank: Burke Center Safeway In-Store Branch, Kings Park Branch, Burke Branch, Old Keene Mills Safeway Branch. Info updated 2010/05/27: Bank assets: $171,291.7 mil, Deposits: $129,833.2 mil, headquarters in Atlanta, GA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1716 total offices, Holding Company: Suntrust Banks, Inc.
  • Bank of America, National Association: Burke Center Branch, Burke Lake Branch, Rolling Valley Mall Branch. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation
  • Branch Banking and Trust Company: Burke Branch, Burke Town Centre Branch, Rolling Valley Branch. Info updated 2010/03/29: Bank assets: $168,867.6 mil, Deposits: $127,549.5 mil, headquarters in Winston Salem, NC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1793 total offices, Holding Company: Bb&T Corporation
  • PNC Bank, National Association: Burke Centre Branch at 5745 Burke Centre Parkway, branch established on 1988/03/07; Burke Centre Branch at 6011 Burke Centre Parkway, branch established on 2010/09/01. Info updated 2012/03/20: Bank assets: $263,309.6 mil, Deposits: $197,343.0 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3085 total offices, Holding Company: Pnc Financial Services Group, Inc., The
  • Capital One, National Association: Burke Town Plaza Branch at 9564 Old Keene Mill Rd, branch established on 2009/07/30. Info updated 2011/07/01: Bank assets: $133,477.8 mil, Deposits: $97,063.7 mil, headquarters in Mclean, VA, positive income, 984 total offices, Holding Company: Capital One Financial Corporation
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Burke Centre Branch at 5703 Burke Centre Parkway, branch established on 1980/03/03. 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
  • Manufacturers and Traders Trust Company: Burke Branch at 5815 Burke Centre Parkway, branch established on 2002/10/11. Info updated 2011/08/08: Bank assets: $76,887.1 mil, Deposits: $60,064.2 mil, headquarters in Buffalo, NY, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 808 total offices, Holding Company: M&T Bank Corporation
  • Burke & Herbert Bank & Trust Company: Burke Town Plaza Branch at 9516 Old Keene Mill Road, branch established on 2009/11/06. Info updated 2010/05/12: Bank assets: $2,461.7 mil, Deposits: $2,022.3 mil, headquarters in Alexandria, VA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 25 total offices
  • Union First Market Bank: Burke Branch at 6050-A Burke Commons Road, branch established on 2000/09/18. Info updated 2011/08/16: Bank assets: $3,888.6 mil, Deposits: $3,181.6 mil, headquarters in Richmond, VA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 99 total offices, Holding Company: Union First Market Bankshares Corporation

For population 15 years and over in Burke:

Marital status in Burke, VA
  • Never married: 27.0%
  • Now married: 62.1%
  • Separated: 1.1%
  • Widowed: 3.7%
  • Divorced: 6.1%

For population 25 years and over in Burke:

  • High school or higher: 95.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 63.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 29.7%
  • Unemployed: 2.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 32.2 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.1
Virginia average:

12.2

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Burke
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Neighborhood in Burke (Burke, Virginia Neighborhood Map):

Religion statistics for Burke, VA (based on Fairfax County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic184,18329
Evangelical Protestant103,522316
Mainline Protestant100,525146
Other91,925119
Orthodox4,6948
Black Protestant1,5099
None595,368-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 182
Here:

1.81 / 10,000 pop.
Virginia:

2.03 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 3
Here:

0.03 / 10,000 pop.
Virginia:

0.17 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 130
Fairfax County:

1.29 / 10,000 pop.
Virginia:

1.43 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 163
Fairfax County:

1.62 / 10,000 pop.
Virginia:

4.03 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 693
Fairfax County:

6.90 / 10,000 pop.
Virginia:

7.65 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Fairfax County:

7.2%
Virginia:

9.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Fairfax County:

22.2%
Virginia:

26.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Fairfax County:

27.6%
Virginia:

18.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

53.8%
Virginia:

50.2%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Burke:

52.8%
Virginia:

47.8%

Average BMI:
Here:

27.7
State:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

19.2%
State:

20.3%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

10.6%
Virginia:

10.7%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Burke:

6.8
Virginia:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

32.1%
Virginia:

33.7%

General health condition:
Burke:

59.9%
Virginia:

56.9%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

81.8%
Virginia:

80.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Burke, VA Residents

8.52% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($83,583 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.52%
Virginia average:

9.50%

0.26% of residents moved from foreign countries ($3,442 average AGI)
Fairfax County:

0.26%
Virginia average:

0.18%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Arlington County, VA  0.86% ($98,359 average AGI)
from Alexandria city, VA  0.79% ($84,752)
from Prince William County, VA  0.56% ($64,073)


9.86% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($93,047 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.86%
Virginia average:

9.76%

0.25% of residents moved to foreign countries ($2,753 average AGI)
Fairfax County:

0.25%
Virginia average:

0.17%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Loudoun County, VA  1.13% ($104,678 average AGI)
to Prince William County, VA  0.99% ($64,323)
to Arlington County, VA  0.70% ($82,900)
Businesses in Burke, VA
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven2New Balance1
AT&T2Nike1
Advance Auto Parts1Papa John's Pizza1
CVS2Pizza Hut1
Chipotle1RadioShack2
Cold Stone Creamery1Safeway2
Dairy Queen1Staples1
Domino's Pizza1Starbucks4
FedEx3Subway2
GNC1T-Mobile3
GameStop1Taco Bell2
Giant2Toys"R"Us1
H&R Block1UPS4
KFC1Vons2
Kohl's1Walmart1
McDonald's2Wendy's1

Strongest AM radio stations in Burke:

  • WUST (1120 AM; daytime; 20 kW; WASHINGTON, DC)
  • WDCT (1310 AM; 5 kW; FAIRFAX, VA; Owner: FAMILY RADIO, LTD.)
  • WTEM (980 AM; 50 kW; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WKDL (730 AM; 8 kW; ALEXANDRIA, VA; Owner: MEGA COMMUNICATIONS OF ALEXANDRIA LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WPGC (1580 AM; 50 kW; MORNINGSIDE, MD; Owner: INFINITY WPGC(AM), INC.)
  • WTOP (1500 AM; 50 kW; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WWGB (1030 AM; daytime; 50 kW; INDIAN HEAD, MD; Owner: GOOD BODY MEDIA, LLC)
  • WFAX (1220 AM; 5 kW; FALLS CHURCH, VA; Owner: NEWCOMB BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WKCW (1420 AM; 50 kW; WARRENTON, VA; Owner: WAY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WMET (1150 AM; 50 kW; GAITHERSBURG, MD; Owner: BELTWAY ACQUISITION CORPORATION)
  • WABS (780 AM; daytime; 5 kW; ARLINGTON, VA; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF VIRGINIA, INC.)
  • WZHF (1390 AM; 5 kW; ARLINGTON, VA; Owner: WAY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WCBM (680 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: WCBM MARYLAND, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Burke:

  • WJFK-FM (106.7 FM; MANASSAS, VA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORP. OF WASHINGTON, DC)
  • WJZW (105.9 FM; WOODBRIDGE, VA; Owner: WMAL, INC.)
  • WMZQ-FM (98.7 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WETA (90.9 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: GREATER WASHINGTON EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS ASSN.)
  • WGTS (91.9 FM; TAKOMA PARK, MD; Owner: COLUMBIA UNION COLLEGE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WAVA (105.1 FM; ARLINGTON, VA; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF VIRGINIA, INC.)
  • WRQX (107.3 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: WMAL, INC.)
  • WHUR-FM (96.3 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: THE HOWARD UNIVERSITY)
  • WASH (97.1 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WARW (94.7 FM; BETHESDA, MD; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WIHT (99.5 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WKYS (93.9 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WWDC-FM (101.1 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WGMS-FM (103.5 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WAMU (88.5 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: THE EXEC. COMM. OF THE BD. OF TRUSTEES OF AMERICAN UNIV.)
  • WMMJ (102.3 FM; BETHESDA, MD; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WWZZ (104.1 FM; WALDORF, MD; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WCSP-FM (90.1 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: NATIONAL CABLE SATELLITE CORPORATION)
  • WBIG-FM (100.3 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WPFW (89.3 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: PACIFICA FOUNDATION, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Burke:

  • WPXW (Channel 66; MANASSAS, VA; Owner: PAXSON WASHINGTON LICENSE, INC.)
  • WNVC (Channel 56; FAIRFAX, VA; Owner: COMMONWEALTH PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • W42BE (Channel 42; FAIRFAX, VA; Owner: FAIRFAX LOW POWER CO.)
  • WJLA-TV (Channel 7; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: ACC LICENSEE, INC.)
  • WUSA (Channel 9; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: THE DETROIT NEWS, INC.)
  • WTTG (Channel 5; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WETA-TV (Channel 26; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: THE GREATER WASHINGTON ED TELECOMM. ASSOC)
  • WDCA (Channel 20; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WHUT-TV (Channel 32; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: HOWARD UNIVERSITY)
  • WNVT (Channel 53; GOLDVEIN, VA; Owner: COMMONWEALTH PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WRC-TV (Channel 4; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: NBC SUBSIDIARY (WRC-TV), INC.)
  • WBDC-TV (Channel 50; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: WBDC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • W28BY (Channel 63; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: INFORMATION SUPER STATION, L.L.C.)
  • WIAV-LP (Channel 58; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: ASIAVISION, INC.)
  • WMDO-CA (Channel 30; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • WZDC-LP (Channel 64; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: ONDA CAPITAL, INC.)
  • WMPT (Channel 22; ANNAPOLIS, MD; Owner: MARYLAND PUBLIC BROADCASTING COMMISSION)
  • WKRP-LP (Channel 42; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: CAPITAL MEDIA, LLC)
Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of Burke fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 17Number of bridges
  • 128ft / 39.2mTotal length
  • $6,175,000Total costs
  • 159,971Total average daily traffic
  • 306Total average daily truck traffic
New bridges in Burke, VA - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11940-1949
  • 11970-1979
  • 51980-1989
  • 71990-1999
  • 32000-2009
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Burke, VA

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

57 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Burke)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

5 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Burke, VA)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

6 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

4
  • VA-WSH268B, .2 Mi E From Int. Of Rolling Rd. And Burke Rd. (Lat: 38.795833 Lon: -77.250556), Type: Tower, Structure height: 65 m, Overall height: 69.2 m, Call Sign: WQGN274,
    Assigned Frequencies: 23075.0 MHz, 23175.0 MHz, Grant Date: 03/07/2007, Expiration Date: 03/07/2017, Cancellation Date: 09/23/2008, Certifier: Nadja Sodos-Wallace, Registrant: Clearwire Corporation, 815 Connecticut Avenue, Nw, Suite 610, Washington, DC 20006, Phone: (202) 330-4011, Fax: (202) 330-4008, Email:
  • VA-WSH268B, .2 Mi E From Int. Of Rolling Rd. And Burke Rd. (Lat: 38.795833 Lon: -77.250556), Type: Tower, Structure height: 65 m, Overall height: 69.2 m, Call Sign: WQLF833,
    Assigned Frequencies: 10815.0 MHz, 19525.0 MHz, 10895.0 MHz, 19625.0 MHz, 19525.0 MHz, Grant Date: 01/08/2010, Expiration Date: 01/08/2020, Certifier: Nadja S Sodos-Wallace, Registrant: Sprint Corporation, 12502 Sunrise Valley Drive, M/S: Varesa, Reston, VA 20196, Phone: (800) 572-8256, Fax: (703) 433-4483, Email:
  • DC-WSH5898A, 9501 Old Burkelake Road (Lat: 38.792639 Lon: -77.272000), Type: Tower, Structure height: 53.6 m, Overall height: 57.9 m, Call Sign: WQLQ343,
    Assigned Frequencies: 17965.0 MHz, Grant Date: 03/29/2010, Expiration Date: 03/29/2020, Certifier: Nadja S Sodos-Wallace, Registrant: Sprint Corporation, 12502 Sunrise Valley Drive, M/S: Varesa0209, Reston, VA 20196, Phone: (800) 572-8256, Fax: (703) 433-4483, Email:
  • Burke, By Southern Railway Track 2 Mi E Of (Lat: 38.795833 Lon: -77.250556), Type: Tower, Structure height: 64 m, Overall height: 65 m, Call Sign: KCK20,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6655.00 MHz, 6595.00 MHz, Grant Date: 05/09/2018, Expiration Date: 08/04/2028, Registrant: Norfolk Southern Railway Company, 1200 Peachtree St. Ne - Box 110, Atlanta, GA 30309, Phone: (404) 582-6244, Fax: (404) 527-2914, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

203 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Burke)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

16 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Burke)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 9 full and 2 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 ORIGINATED426$355,488343$301,0192,097$292,85283$148,7422$3,389,500102$213,6591$185,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED15$292,63015$302,119110$298,8117$54,9600$05$255,8080$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED18$351,18530$256,518416$318,69923$98,8820$039$235,7361$121,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN48$341,81648$270,843418$309,92214$186,4900$020$210,0860$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS6$307,0728$292,845107$328,6285$187,1540$07$327,9290$0

Detailed mortgage data for all 11 tracts in Burke, VA

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 9 full and 2 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED71$303,11229$348,614
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED17$315,62113$363,073
APPLICATIONS DENIED4$426,25010$438,656
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN2$188,0006$440,897
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS2$350,0000$0
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Burke, VA
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Burke, VA - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Hazardous Condition: 2
Most common first names in Burke, VA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary7583.7 years
John6373.4 years
William5472.2 years
James4876.3 years
Helen4683.1 years
Ruth3386.2 years
Dorothy3383.9 years
Joseph3379.3 years
Margaret3280.2 years
Charles3176.6 years
Most common last names in Burke, VA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Lee2877.6 years
Smith2080.3 years
Johnson1479.0 years
Davis1377.2 years
Anderson1380.1 years
Kim1272.2 years
Marshall1082.6 years
Clark1077.6 years
Harris1073.2 years
Miller1075.3 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Burke, VA
  • 53.2%Utility gas
  • 44.8%Electricity
  • 1.0%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.1%Wood
  • 0.1%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Burke, VA
  • 60.0%Electricity
  • 38.7%Utility gas
  • 0.8%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Burke compared to Virginia state average:

  • Median household income above state average.
  • Median house value above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage above state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly above state average.

Burke on our top lists:

  • #27 on the list of "Top 100 cities with declining populations from 2000 to 2014 (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #39 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Afghanistan (population 500+)"
  • #43 on the list of "Top 101 cities where residents moved in more then 10 years ago (10,000+ households)"
  • #54 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Other Western Europe (population 500+)"
  • #68 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Bolivia (population 500+)"
  • #84 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: professional, scientific, and technical services (population 5,000+)"
  • #94 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Korea (population 500+)"
  • #3 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #4 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest lead air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
  • #5 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #7 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest increase in the number of infant deaths per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #13 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest number of deaths per 1000 residents 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
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