Burbank, CA

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Living in Burbank

Burbank is a larger medium-sized city located in the state of California. With a population of 104,834 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 87.88% 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 (13.23%), management occupations (13.17%), and art, media, and design (11.02%).

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.

One thing that you will notice about Burbank is that there is a good-sized population of people who are young, single, educated, and upwardly-mobile career starters. Many singles consider Burbank a good place to live without being in a really big city, with opportunities for friendships and fun with others like themselves.

Burbank is one of the most well-educated cities in the nation. 40.28% 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 2010 was $37,767, which is upper middle income relative to California, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $151,068 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 24.53% 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: 32.91%.

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