Most Expensive Burke Neighborhoods
Burke is a medium-sized town located in the state of Virginia. With a population of 43,169 people and 11 constituent neighborhoods, Burke is the 25th largest community in Virginia.
Burke home prices are not only among the most expensive in Virginia, but Burke real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Burke is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 92.04% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Burke is a town of professionals, managers and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Burke who work in management occupations (16.01%), office and administrative support (10.57%) and business and financial occupations (10.06%).
There are quite a few people in the armed forces living in Burke, and when you visit or drive around town, you will see military people in and out of uniform, shopping, enjoying life, and being part of the community.
Also of interest is that Burke has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Because of many things, Burke is a very good place for families to consider. With an enviable combination of good schools, low crime, college-educated neighbors who tend to support education because of their own experiences, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family properties, Burke really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Burke perfect? Of course not, and if you like frenetic nightlife, it will be far from your cup of tea. But overall this is a solid community, with many things to recommend it as a family-friendly place to live.
One downside of living in Burke is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Burke, the average commute to work is 35.40 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average. On the other hand, local public transit is widely used in the town, so leaving the car at home and taking transit is often a viable alternative.
Although the majority of commuting trips in the town are by private automobile, Burke is somewhat unusual for a town of its size for having a substantial number of people who use public transportation. For a lot of people, the subway helps to get to and from their jobs every morning, which benefits everyone in the Burke area by reducing both traffic and air pollution.
If knowledge is power, Burke is a pretty powerful place. 61.83% of the adults in Burke have earned a 4-year college degree, masters degree, MD, law degree, or even PhD. Compare that to the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns.
The per capita income in Burke in 2010 was $48,731, which is wealthy relative to Virginia and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $194,924 for a family of four.
Burke is a very ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Burke home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Burke residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Burke also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 12.00% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Burke include German, Irish, English, Italian, Polish and European.
Burke also has a high percentage of its population that was born in another country: 22.07%.
The languages spoken by people in Burke are also diverse. These are tabulated as the languages people preferentially speak when they are at home with their families. The most common language spoken in Burke is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish, Korean, Vietnamese and Chinese.
|NUMBER OF HOMES AND APARTMENTS||13,684|
|BURKE HOME OWNERSHIP|
|% OWNER OCCUPIED||85.03%|
|% RENTER OCCUPIED||14.97%|
|TYPE OF BURKE HOMES|
|SINGLE FAMILY DETACHED||64.02%|
|ROWHOUSES AND ATTACHED HOMES||33.65%|
|SMALL APARTMENT BUILDINGS||0.40%|
|COMPLEXES OR HIGH RISE APARTMENTS||1.79%|
|SIZE OF BURKE HOMES|
|5 OR MORE BEDROOMS||14.03%|
|AGE OF BURKE HOMES|
|NEWER HOMES (2000 OR LATER)||1.53%|
|ESTABLISHED, BUT NOT OLD HOMES (1970-1999)||88.92%|
|WELL-ESTABLISHED, OLD HOMES (1940-1969)||9.24%|
|HISTORIC (1939 OR BEFORE)||0.31%|
|BURKE REAL ESTATE INFORMATION||DETAILS|
|MEDIAN HOME VALUE||$555,899|
|MEDIAN RENTAL PRICE||$2,184|
|HOME VALUE RANGE|
|$0 - $58,000||1.97%|
|$58,001 - $116,000||0.18%|
|$116,001 - $232,000||1.48%|
|$232,001 - $349,000||7.82%|
|$349,001 - $465,000||20.80%|
|$465,001 - $581,000||21.77%|
|$581,001 - $872,000||42.33%|
|$872,001 - $1,162,000||3.19%|
|PEOPLE OF BURKE||DETAILS|
|UNDER 5 YEARS||6.23%|
|5 TO 17||19.02%|
|18 TO 24||8.08%|
|25 TO 34||10.64%|
|35 TO 54||29.78%|
|55 TO 64||14.61%|
|65 YEARS AND OVER||11.65%|
|EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT OF ADULTS|
|HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES||95.44%|
|MEDIAN HOUSEHOLD INCOME||$132,066|
|PER CAPITA INCOME||$48,731|
|INDIVIDUALS BELOW POVERTY LEVEL||2.48%|
|INDUSTRIES PEOPLE WORK IN||Professional, scientific, and technical services (18.44%)
Public Service (14.95%)
Information Technology (2.60%)
Real estate (2.43%)
|BLACK OR AFRICAN AMERICAN||5.54%|
|AMERICAN INDIAN AND ALASKA NATIVE||0.14%|
|NATIVE HAWAIIAN AND OTHER PACIFIC ISLANDERS||0.05%|
|SOME OTHER RACE ALONE||2.05%|
|TWO OR MORE RACES||3.59%|
|HISPANIC OR LATINO (OF ANY RACE)||12.00%|
|ETHNICITIES PRESENT||German (14.93%)
|LANGUAGES SPOKEN||English (68.78%)
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