Burbank, CA
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Burbank profile

Living in Burbank

Burbank is a larger medium-sized city located in the state of California. With a population of 105,401 people and 26 constituent neighborhoods, Burbank is the 66th largest community in California.

Burbank home prices are not only among the most expensive in California, but Burbank real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.

Burbank is a decidedly white-collar city, with fully 87.85% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Burbank is a city of professionals, managers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Burbank who work in art, media, and design (13.37%), management occupations (13.25%), and office and administrative support (11.15%).

Of important note, Burbank is also a city of artists. Burbank has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Burbank’s character.

Also of interest is that Burbank has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

A relatively large number of people in Burbank telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 13.40% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.

Another interesting thing about Burbank, despite not being a huge city, is that there is a relatively high proportion of people living here who are young, single, and upwardly-mobile professionals. This makes it a good choice for other relocating single professionals. Here, these young singles will find many others like themselves, with opportunities for friendships, socializing, romance, and fun.

Burbank is one of the most well-educated cities in the nation. 44.36% of adults in Burbank have at least a bachelor's degree. Compare that to the average community in America, which has just 21.84% with a bachelor's degree or higher.

The per capita income in Burbank in 2018 was $44,565, which is upper middle income relative to California, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $178,260 for a family of four. However, Burbank contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Burbank is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Burbank home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Burbank residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Burbank also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 23.62% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Burbank include Armenian, German, Irish, English, and Italian.

Burbank also has a high percentage of its population that was born in another country: 30.25%.

The most common language spoken in Burbank is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Armenian.