Burien employment information

Income per capita$26,015$31,233$28,555
Median household income$52,140$60,294$53,482
Median income owner occupied$74,766$76,673$68,142
Median income renter occupied$33,478$38,141$33,219
Median earnings male$33,685$41,039$36,116
Median earnings female$25,962$26,815$25,692
Unemployment rate5.6%5.6%5.8%
Poverty level19.4%13.5%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Burien is 9% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Burien is 3% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Burien is 4% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Burien is 25% higher than the national average.

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Hours worked per week

Burien median earnings by income bracket

Burien employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry10.6%1.1%
Manufacturing sector14.2%1.3%
Financial & insurance services1.5%5.1%
Wholesale & retail services16.6%15.7%
Public administration2.6%3.2%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities8.2%4.8%
Education, health & social services9.4%29.7%

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Yarrow Point, WA1,081$187,500251%
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Beaux Arts Village, WA425$164,375207%
Hunts Point, WA487$161,250202%
Burien, WA49,291$52,1403%

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Harrisburg, PA49,297$32,47639%
Huntersville, NC49,279$85,25859%
Cuyahoga Falls, OH49,316$49,1888%
Coral Gables, FL49,319$93,59075%
Doral, FL49,363$72,62336%
Burien, WA49,291$52,1403%
Source: The Burien, WA employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.