Latest Data (2016)
Population 50,997
Nationwide Rank 749

Quick Facts

Burien, Washington is the 749th largest city in the United States as of 2016.

Burien, Washington is a city.

Burien, Washington is as large as it has ever been. In 2016 Burien had its largest population ever.

Burien, Washington is growing extremely quickly. It is growing faster than 90% of similarly sized cities since 2000.

Burien, Washington Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2016
739 Oak Park, Illinois 51,774 -1.3%
740 Hoffman Estates, Illinois 51,738 4.1%
741 Kentwood, Michigan 51,689 13.7%
742 Battle Creek, Michigan 51,534 -3.4%
743 Grand Island, Nebraska 51,517 18.2%
744 Aliso Viejo, California 51,424 28.5%
745 Edina, Minnesota 51,350 8.3%
746 Olympia, Washington 51,202 18.7%
747 Parker, Colorado 51,163 106.8%
748 Enid, Oklahoma 51,004 8.7%
749 Burien, Washington 50,997 60.3%
750 Coral Gables, Florida 50,815 18.9%
751 Logan, Utah 50,676 18.6%
752 Plainfield, New Jersey 50,636 5.8%
753 Cerritos, California 50,555 -1.9%
754 Galveston, Texas 50,550 -12.1%
755 Coeur d'Alene, Idaho 50,285 43.9%
756 Lakewood, Ohio 50,279 -11.0%
757 Poway, California 50,077 3.8%
758 Methuen, Massachusetts 49,917 13.5%
759 Troy, New York 49,702 0.9%

Similarly Sized Cities In Washington

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2016
302 Renton 100,953 96.0%
316 Federal Way 96,757 13.6%
318 Spokane Valley 96,340 19.1%
335 Yakima 93,986 12.5%
373 Kirkland 87,701 94.7%
376 Bellingham 87,574 29.1%
420 Kennewick 80,454 35.3%
437 Auburn 77,472 39.6%
500 Pasco 70,579 107.3%
527 Marysville 67,626 130.5%
573 Sammamish 63,773 83.2%
585 Redmond 62,458 36.8%
606 Lakewood 60,665 3.8%
678 Shoreline 55,333 4.0%
683 Richland 54,989 41.2%
746 Olympia 51,202 18.7%
749 Burien 50,997 60.3%
803 Lacey 47,688 50.5%
849 Bothell 44,546 46.2%
905 Edmonds 41,840 5.7%
926 Bremerton 40,675 9.2%
927 Puyallup 40,640 17.7%
1002 Lynnwood 38,092 12.5%
1025 Longview 37,337 7.5%
1026 Issaquah 37,322 115.7%
1104 Mount Vernon 34,590 29.2%
1122 Wenatchee 33,921 18.0%
1141 University Place 33,288 10.8%
1142 Pullman 33,282 32.9%
1182 Walla Walla 32,132 5.2%
1192 Lake Stevens 31,679 150.4%
1212 Des Moines 31,172 5.3%
1294 SeaTac 28,873 13.4%
1451 Maple Valley 25,698 80.8%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2016 50,997 749
2015 50,467 748
2014 50,188 748
2013 49,858 747
2012 49,410 743
2011 48,734 750
2010 33,313 1,079
2009 31,920 1,108
2008 31,568 1,106
2007 31,294 1,103
2006 31,145 1,096
2005 30,812 1,096
2004 30,883 1,081
2003 31,039 1,063
2002 31,401 1,041
2001 31,675 1,018
2000 31,810 1,008
1990 28,040 996