Burien, WA Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 14,024 housing units in Burien. This represents a 23.3% growth from 11,376 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 14,024 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and none were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Burien is about 56.6%. Burien's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 4.2%. Average household size is 2.34 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Burien were built after 1962.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type3.30%
One Bedroom19.20%
Two Bedrooms30.30%
Three Bedrooms30.70%
Four Bedrooms12.30%
Five Bedrooms or more4.30%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.47
Median year structure was built1957
Median Value of occupied units$175,100
Median Price asked for vacant units$140,800

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.18
Median year structure was built1971
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$649

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0.40%
Second Mortgage5.50%
Home Equity Loan8.20%
Simple Mortgage51.30%
Debt Free34.60%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs20%