Burke, VA has a population of 42,290 and is the 969th largest city in the United States. The population density is 4,913 per sq mi which is 2467% higher than the Virginia average and 5323% higher than the national average. The median age in Burke is 40 which is approximately 6% higher than the Virginia average of 38. In Burke, 66% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 71% speak English and 9% speak Spanish. 28% of Burke residents were born in Virginia, 48% were born out of state, 3% were born outside of the United States and 21% were foreign born.