Burke, Virginia Population 2024

44,302

Burke is a city located in Fairfax County and Fairfax city Virginia. Burke has a 2024 population of 44,302. Burke is currently growing at a rate of 0.08% annually and its population has increased by 0.51% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 44,077 in 2020.

The average household income in Burke is $191,937 with a poverty rate of 2.05%. The median age in Burke is 39.6 years: 38.5 years for males, and 41 years for females.

Burke Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Burke was:

  • White: 61.96%
  • Asian: 16.64%
  • Two or more races: 10.3%
  • Black or African American: 6.94%
  • Other race: 4.04%
  • Native American: 0.09%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.03%
Land Area (mi²)
8.6 sq mi
Density (mi²)
5,146.80/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
0.51% (225)
The current population of Burke, Virginia is 44,302 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 44,077.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White27,40561.96%
Asian7,35816.64%
Two or more races4,55710.3%
Black or African American3,0686.94%
Other race1,7874.04%
Native American410.09%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander120.03%

White

Asian

Two or more races

Black or African American

Other race

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Burke Population by Race

Burke Population Pyramid 2024

Burke Median Age

39.6

Total

38.5

Male

41

Female

Burke Adults

There are 32,567 adults, (7,005 of whom are seniors) in Burke.

Burke Age Dependency

73

Age Dependency Ratio

27.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

45.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Burke Sex Ratio

Female21,73949.15%
Male22,48950.85%

Burke Population by Age

Burke Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All13,7863.2188.311.7
Married10,2213.589.910.1
Non Family1,8611.3685.914.1
Female1,1493.2281.418.6
Male5553.982.917.1

3.41

Average Family Size

3.21

Average Household Size

88.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Burke Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade7452.53%
Associates Degree1,7155.82%
Bachelors Degree9,47032.15%
Graduate Degree9,67432.84%
High School Graduate3,25611.05%
Less Than 9th Grade6102.07%
Some College3,98913.54%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Burke Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Burke Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White16,88416,70512,184
Asian5,6175,0653,552
Hispanic4,1843,6591,746
2+ Races2,3122,1061,159
Black1,8791,8111,023
Other Race958733305
Native American414141
Islander12123

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 100%.

Burke Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$90,787$104,668$77,684
Graduate Degree$120,272$144,076$90,446
High School Graduate$35,197$45,350$31,773
Less Than 9th Grade$42,685$44,076$30,083
Overall$82,997$103,634$68,176
Some College$54,164$58,635$46,500

$82,997

Average Earnings

$103,634

Average Male

$68,176

Average Female

Burke Earnings by Educational Attainment

Burke Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Burke Language

64.88% of Burke residents speak only English, while 35.12% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 12.38% of the population.

Burke Language

Burke Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White24,3583591.47%
Asian7,2902713.72%
Hispanic7,0791281.81%
Multiple4,5571062.33%
Other1,787794.42%
Black3,068692.25%

2.05%

Overall Poverty Rate

1.8%

Male Poverty Rate

2.31%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Burke

The race most likely to be in poverty in Burke is Other, with 4.42% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Burke is White, with 1.47% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.2%. Among those working part-time, it was 3.85%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 4.84%.

Burke Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
High School4.08%
Less Than 9th Grade2.36%
Some College2.23%
Bachelors or Greater1.24%

Burke Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed11.74%
Female Unemployed9.69%
Female Employed1.14%
Male Employed0.33%

Burke Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Burke Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$176,970$199,550
Households$172,432$191,937
Married Families$188,115$-999,999,999
Non Families$102,786$121,753

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Burke Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

63.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

64.0%

Male Marriage Rate

62.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Burke Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Burke Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Burke Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Burke Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

3,798

Number of Veterans

3,106

Male Veterans

692

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
First Gulf War2,032
Second Gulf War1,642
Vietnam1,246
Korea62
World War II17

Burke Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
35 to 541,404
75+791
55 to 64767
65 to 74744
18 to 3492

Burke Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White3,16215.92%
Hispanic2274.96%
Black21310%
Asian2053.32%
2+ Races1876.9%
Other Race171.77%
Native American1126.83%
Islander325%

Burke Veterans by Race

Burke Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

1.37%

Veteran Poverty Rate

12.74%

Veteran Disability Rate

Burke Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

70.2%

Labor Force Participation

63.9%

Employment Rate

6.3%

Unemployment Rate

Burke Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Burke Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Burke Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

31.09%

Born in Burke

74.73%

Native Born

25.27%

Foreign Born

6.63%

Non Citizen

18.64%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

74.73% of Burke residents were born in the United States, with 31.09% having been born in Virginia. 6.63% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Burke Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202444,302370.08%
202344,265370.08%
202244,228370.08%
202144,1911140.26%
202044,0771,2712.97%
201942,806840.2%
201842,722120.03%
201742,7104200.99%
201642,290850.2%
201542,205-323-0.76%
201442,5282950.7%
201342,2337791.88%
201241,454-175-0.42%
201141,6295741.4%
201041,05500%

Burke Population by Year