Burien employment information

IndexBurienWashingtonNational
Income per capita$27,687$32,999$29,829
Median household income$54,546$62,848$55,322
Median income owner occupied$78,981$79,796$70,586
Median income renter occupied$36,536$41,061$35,192
Median earnings male$33,615$41,953$36,919
Median earnings female$26,961$27,576$26,250
Unemployment rate3.9%4.3%4.7%
Poverty level17.4%12.7%15.1%
The Burien, WA employment information can be a key indicator when searching for a new job. A good indicator of the strength of the job market is the income per capita and the median household income. The income per capita in Burien is $27,687, which is 16% lower than than the Washington average and 7% lower than than the national average. The median household income is $54,546, which is 13% lower than than the Washington average and 1% lower than than the national average. The unemployment rate in Burien is 4%, which is 17% lower than than the national average. The poverty rate in Burien is 17% which is 15% higher than than the national average.

am i middle class

$Input your household income
$36,360$54,546$109,092
City
$41,894$62,848$125,696
State
$36,877$55,322$110,644
Nation
According to the PEW research center, the middle class is defined as a range from two thirds (2/3) of the median household income to a multiple of two (2) times the median household income. Displayed above are the city, state and national median household income averages. Simply enter your median household income to determine if your income falls into the middle class or if your household income is considered upper or lower class.

Did you know?

  • The income per capita in Burien is 7% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Burien is 1% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Burien is 17% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Burien is 15% higher than the national average.

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Burien median earnings by income bracket

Burien employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry12.5%0.9%
Manufacturing sector14.4%1.4%
Financial & insurance services2.2%4.2%
Wholesale & retail services15.8%14.6%
Public administration2.3%3.9%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities8.6%4.4%
Education, health & social services9.3%27.6%
Other33.1%35.5%

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City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Yarrow Point, WA1,149$213,750286%
Clyde Hill, WA3,197$193,516250%
Medina, WA3,169$182,604230%
Beaux Arts Village, WA368$176,875220%
Hunts Point, WA461$170,250208%
Burien, WA50,187$54,5461%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Charleston, WV50,210$46,72016%
Aliso Viejo, CA50,219$103,26187%
Rowland Heights, CA50,281$62,34813%
Caldwell, ID50,288$42,85523%
Edina, MN49,976$91,84766%
Burien, WA50,187$54,5461%
Source: The Burien, WA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).