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60,376
Job Openings
4.8%
Unemployment Rate
$61,000
Median Base Salary
50k
Population

Burien has the 591st largest population in the United States. The population grew by 5.0% from 2010 to 2015, which was faster than the national average. Burien is part of the Seattle metro area. Unemployment in the Seattle area is 4%, which is higher than the national average, and is getting worse. Seattle has the 11th largest local economy in the US, and a high cost of living. The average pay for jobs in Burien is above average at $61,000, and the median cost of a home in Burien is $273,800, which is above the national average. 23% of workers in Burien hold a bachelors degree or higher (above average), and 84% of workers have a high school degree (above average). Driving to work is especially common in Burien. 65% of Burien workers drive to work alone, 11% take public transit, 10% carpool, and 13% walk. People in Burien spend an average of 26 minutes commuting to work, which is shorter than the national average of 26 minutes.