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, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Burley who work in office and administrative support (13.91%), sales jobs (13.84%), and management occupations (7.02%).
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.
Compared to the rest of the country, citizens of Burley spend much less time in their cars: on average, their commute to work is only 17.04 minutes. This also means that noise and pollution levels in the city are less than they would otherwise be.
Being a small city, Burley does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
In terms of college education, the citizens of Burley rank slightly lower than the national average. 13.41% of adults 25 and older in Burley have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree, while 21.84% of adults have a 4-year degree or higher in the average American community.
The per capita income in Burley in 2010 was $14,889, which is low income relative to Idaho and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $59,556 for a family of four.
Burley is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. 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 32.86% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Burley include German, Irish, Danish, and Czech.
The most common language spoken in Burley is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Slavic languages.