Burbank is a larger medium-sized city located in the state of California. With a population of 104,447 people and 24 constituent neighborhoods, Burbank is the 63rd largest community in California.
Housing costs in Burbank are among some of the highest in the nation, although real estate prices here don't compare to real estate prices in the most expensive communities in California.
Burbank is a decidedly white-collar city, with fully 86.84% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Burbank is a city of professionals, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Burbank who work in office and administrative support (14.08%), management occupations (12.89%), and art, media, and design (10.95%).
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.
Although the majority of commuting trips in the city are by private automobile, Burbank is somewhat unusual for a city of its size for having a substantial number of people who use public transportation. For a lot of people, the bus helps to get to and from their jobs every morning, which benefits everyone in the Burbank area by reducing both traffic and air pollution.
The citizens of Burbank are very well educated compared to the average community in the nation: 39.97% of adults in Burbank have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.
The per capita income in Burbank in 2010 was $35,959, which is upper middle income relative to California, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $143,836 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 24.93% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Burbank include German, Irish, English, and Italian.
Foreign born people are also an important part of Burbank's cultural character, accounting for 34.25% of the city’s population.
The most common language spoken in Burbank is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Armenian.