Burley is a somewhat small city located in the state of Idaho. With a population of 10,436 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Burley is the 22nd largest community in Idaho.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Burley is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Burley is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Burley who work in sales jobs (14.55%), office and administrative support (11.50%), and management occupations (6.93%).
Also of interest is that Burley has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
One of the benefits of Burley is that there is very little traffic. The average commute to work is 17.14 minutes, which is substantially less than the national average. Not only does this mean that the drive to work is less aggravating, but noise and pollution levels are lower as a result.
As is often the case in a small city, Burley doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
The citizens of Burley are slightly less educated than the national average of 21.84% for the average city or town: 14.06% of adults in Burley have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree
The per capita income in Burley in 2010 was $15,967, which is lower middle income relative to Idaho, and low income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $63,868 for a family of four.
The people who call Burley home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Burley residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Burley also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 31.12% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Burley include German, Irish, Danish, and Scottish.
The most common language spoken in Burley is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Slavic languages.