Burlingame, California Population 2020

30,743

Burlingame is a city located in California. With a 2020 population of 30,743, it is the 238th largest city in California and the 1262nd largest city in the United States. Burlingame is currently growing at a rate of 0.45% annually and its population has increased by 6.72% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 28,806 in 2010. Spanning over 6 miles, Burlingame has a population density of 6,979 people per square mile.

The average household income in Burlingame is $175,041 with a poverty rate of 5.53%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $2,083 per month, and the median house value is $1.71 Mn. The median age in Burlingame is 40.4 years, 40.7 years for males, and 40.2 years for females. For every 100 females there are 87.2 males.

Burlingame Demographics

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

  • White: 60.02%
  • Asian: 25.29%
  • Two or more races: 7.06%
  • Other race: 5.72%
  • Black or African American: 1.54%
  • Native American: 0.19%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.17%
The current population of Burlingame, California is 30,743, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 30,467.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 28,806.

Burlingame, California Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White18,28260.02%
Asian7,70325.29%
Two or More Races2,1507.06%
Some Other Race1,7435.72%
Black or African American4701.54%
American Indian and Alaska Native590.19%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander520.17%

Burlingame Population Pyramid 2020

Burlingame Median Age

40.4


Total

40.7


Male

40.2


Female

Burlingame Adults

There are 23,313 adults, (4,261 of whom are seniors) in Burlingame.

Burlingame Age Dependency

59.9

Age Dependency Ratio

22.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Burlingame Sex Ratio

Female

16,273

53.43%

Male

14,186

46.57%

Burlingame Households and Families

Burlingame Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Burlingame Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married60.6%39.4%
All47.3%52.7%
Female44.9%55.1%
Male33.7%66.3%
Non Family29.8%70.2%

47.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All12,0292.4947.3
Married6,2823.2360.6
Non Family4,3591.2829.8
Female1,0292.9444.9
Male3592.8333.7

3.13

Average Family Size

2.49

Average Household Size

5.8%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.5%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Burlingame Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade5862.66%
9th to 12th Grade4742.15%
High School Graduate2,24710.20%
Some College3,06813.92%
Associates Degree1,2625.73%
Bachelors Degree8,07536.65%
Graduate Degree6,32228.69%

Burlingame Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White12,75312,4438,303
Asian5,7745,5174,467
Hispanic2,5222,0831,104
Other Race1,166882429
Multiple Races705664500
Black370362136
Native American595915
Islander453510

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 77.36%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$78,967$94,092$64,938
Less Than High School$32,443$47,065$16,098
High School Grad$33,364$40,756$23,902
Some College$49,451$52,664$45,546
Bachelors Degree$84,381$99,375$75,778
Graduate Degree$115,795$151,250$86,316

$78,967

Average Earnings

$94,092

Average Male

$64,938

Average Female

Burlingame Language

Burlingame Language by Age

Burlingame Language

62.15% of Burlingame residents speak only English, while 37.85% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 16.03% of the population.

Burlingame Poverty

Burlingame Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White16,6057774.68%
Hispanic3,74259015.77%
Other1,70327716.27%
Asian7,5952343.08%
Multiple2,1501145.30%
Native594474.58%
Islander352468.57%
Black442224.98%

5.53%

Overall Poverty Rate

5.32%

Male Poverty Rate

5.70%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Burlingame

The race most likely to be in poverty in Burlingame is Native, with 74.58% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Burlingame is Asian, with 3.08% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.88%. Among those working part-time, it was 7.68%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 11.41%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School27.08%
High School13.65%
Some College5.03%
Bachelors or Greater2.82%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed27.13%
Male Unemployed17.52%
Female Employed3.99%
Male Employed1.61%

Burlingame Income

Burlingame Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$122,999$175,041
Families$159,500$214,528
Married Families$188,377-
Non Families$78,146$101,589

Burlingame Marital Status

Burlingame Marital Status

Marriage Rates

55.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

59.8%

Male Marriage Rate

51.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Burlingame Married by Age and Sex

Burlingame Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Burlingame Marital Status by Race

Burlingame Veterans

1,013

Number of Veterans

987

Male Veterans

26

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam343
Second Gulf War183
First Gulf War122
Korea89
World War II30
Age Group Veterans
75+270
35 to 54255
65 to 74188
55 to 64188
18 to 34112
Name Veterans % of Total
White8766.02%
Hispanic1294.45%
Other795.80%
Asian350.58%
2 or More172.07%
Black61.62%

$Burlingame Veterans by Education

3.14%

Veteran Poverty Rate

22.82%

Veteran Disability Rate

Burlingame Employment Status

71.1%

Labor Force Participation

67.6%

Employment Rate

4.8%

Unemployment Rate

Burlingame Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

48.45%

Born in California

68.82%

Native Born

31.18%

Foreign Born

13.06%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

68.82% of Burlingame residents were born in the United States, with 48.45% having been born in California. 13.06% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202030,7431380.45%
201930,6051380.45%
201830,467-120-0.39%
201730,5871380.45%
201630,449-23-0.08%
201530,4721950.64%
201430,2773351.12%
201329,9422940.99%
201229,6483841.31%
201129,2644251.47%
201028,8396810.24%
200028,1581,3570.50%
199026,8016280.24%
198026,173-1,147-0.43%
197027,3203,2841.29%
196024,0364,1501.91%
195019,8863,9462.24%
194015,9402,6701.85%
193013,2709,16312.44%
19204,1072,54210.13%
19101,5650.00%