Lower Burrell has the 2371st largest population in the United States. The population shrank by 2.5% from 2010 to 2015, which was slower than the national average. Lower Burrell is part of the Pittsburgh metro area. Unemployment in the Pittsburgh area is 5%, which is higher than the national average, and is getting worse. Pittsburgh has the 23rd largest local economy in the US, and a low cost of living. The average pay for jobs in Lower Burrell is below average at $46,270, and the median cost of a home in Lower Burrell is $130,500, which is below the national average. 26% of workers in Lower Burrell hold a bachelors degree or higher (above average), and 92% of workers have a high school degree (above average). Driving to work is especially common in Lower Burrell. 83% of Lower Burrell workers drive to work alone, 1% take public transit, 7% carpool, and 7% walk. People in Lower Burrell spend an average of 26 minutes commuting to work, which is shorter than the national average of 26 minutes.