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Burlingame Livability #87 ranked city in California#2,621 ranked city in the USARanks better than 91% of areas

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      Living in Burlingame, CA

      Burlingame is a moderately-sized city located in the state of California. The city has a population of 30,118 residents. With a population density of 6,837 people per square mile, Burlingame is well above the nation's average density level. If finding a family friendly city is important to you, look no further. With more than 81% of the population considered married and 49% with kids under the age of 18, Burlingame could be considered a very suitable city for families.

      Without the right tools, moving to any new town can be very stressful and challenging. Living in Burlingame, California could be a positive experience for anyone who puts in the effort to do the research required. When searching for a new neighborhood, several key items should be considered. Safety is paramount, ensuring a secure environment for you and your family. Proximity to workplaces or schools reduces commuting time and enhances convenience. Access to amenities like parks, grocery stores and healthcare facilities contributes to a comfortable lifestyle. Reliable public transportation options promote easy mobility. A strong sense of community fosters social connections and a welcoming atmosphere. With useful information like commute, education, employment and other key data points, finding the best places to live in Burlingame and in the areas around Burlingame is a much easier task.

      The livability score in Burlingame is 76 out of 100 and the city is ranked in the 91st percentile of all cities across America. This is a phenomenal score, as Burlingame ranks well in multiple categories! Burlingame also ranks in the top 10 percent of all cities, which is no small feat! For each of the livability categories, we can establish that Burlingame ranks very well for education (A+). There are some categories that Burlingame does not rank well for, including: housing (F). It might be worth taking a closer look to find out why.

      Test scores provide a measure of a school's academic performance, the proficiency of its students and can be an important metric in deciding if the local area schools can provide a solid educational system for children. The schools in Burlingame have a test score average of 79%, which is well above the US average.

      Assuming that Burlingame meets all of your requirements like low crime rates, good schools and great local amenities, the next most important item to examine is the affordability of real estate in Burlingame. Everything else becomes a lot less important if it turns out that home prices in Burlingame are simply unattainable. Median real estate prices in Burlingame come in at $1,447,400, which is 253.6% higher than the California average. The home price to income ratio compares the median home prices to the median household income. In Burlingame, the home price to income ratio is 14.1, which is 120.3% higher than the California average.

      Burlingame transportation information

      Statistic Burlingame California National
      Average one way commute29min28min26min
      Workers who drive to work67.8%73.5%76.4%
      Workers who carpool8.0%10.6%9.3%
      Workers who take public transit15.3%5.2%5.1%
      Workers who bicycle0.3%1.1%0.6%
      Workers who walk2.4%2.7%2.8%
      Working from home5.6%5.4%4.6%

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      Monthly costs include: fuel, maintenance, tires, insurance, license fees, taxes, depreciation, and financing.
      Source: The Burlingame, CA data and statistics displayed above are derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).