Burlingame, California Population 2024

31,321

Burlingame is a city located in San Mateo County California. Burlingame has a 2024 population of 31,321. Burlingame is currently growing at a rate of 1.23% annually and its population has increased by 0.16% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 31,270 in 2020.

The average household income in Burlingame is $224,228 with a poverty rate of 5.02%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Burlingame is 40.9 years, 39.7 years for males, and 41.7 years for females.

Burlingame Demographics

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

  • White: 55.49%
  • Asian: 28.25%
  • Two or more races: 8.03%
  • Other race: 6.79%
  • Black or African American: 1.2%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.18%
  • Native American: 0.06%
Land Area (mi²)
4.4 sq mi
Density (mi²)
7,109.80/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
0.16% (51)
The current population of Burlingame, California is 31,321 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 31,270.

Burlingame, California Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White17,19855.49%
Asian8,75528.25%
Two or more races2,4888.03%
Other race2,1056.79%
Black or African American3731.2%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander570.18%
Native American190.06%
showing: 7 rows

White

Asian

Two or more races

Other race

Black or African American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Native American

Burlingame Population by Race

Burlingame Population Pyramid 2024

Burlingame Median Age

40.9

Total

39.7

Male

41.7

Female

Burlingame Adults

There are 23,943 adults, (4,753 of whom are seniors) in Burlingame.

Burlingame Age Dependency

61.5

Age Dependency Ratio

24.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Burlingame Sex Ratio

Female14,69547.41%
Male16,30052.59%

Burlingame Population by Age

Burlingame Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All12,2602.4852.247.8
Married6,2743.2966.733.3
Non Family4,8941.2730.769.3
Female7762.996733
Male3163.8359.840.2
showing: 5 rows

3.21

Average Family Size

2.48

Average Household Size

52.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Burlingame Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Burlingame Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Burlingame Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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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 asian people with a rate of 77.75%.

Burlingame Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$100,270

Average Earnings

$105,357

Average Male

$91,802

Average Female

Burlingame Earnings by Educational Attainment

Burlingame Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Burlingame Language

63.98% of Burlingame residents speak only English, while 36.02% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 15.36% of the population.

Burlingame Language

Burlingame Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White15,9787834.9%
Asian8,6324605.33%
Hispanic4,1762315.53%
Other2,0651426.88%
Multiple2,481632.54%
Black346123.47%
Native19736.84%
showing: 7 rows

5.02%

Overall Poverty Rate

4.73%

Male Poverty Rate

5.34%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Burlingame

The race most likely to be in poverty in Burlingame is Native, with 36.84% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Burlingame is Multiple, with 2.54% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.76%. Among those working part-time, it was 7.14%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 11.98%.

Burlingame Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade14.81%
High School9.5%
Some College6.89%
Bachelors or Greater2.98%
showing: 4 rows

Burlingame Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed20.24%
Female Unemployed11.61%
Female Employed2.53%
Male Employed2.37%
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Burlingame Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Burlingame Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Burlingame Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

52.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

52.0%

Male Marriage Rate

53.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Burlingame Married by Age and Sex

male

female

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

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Burlingame Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

865

Number of Veterans

848

Male Veterans

17

Female Veterans

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Burlingame Veterans by War

count

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Burlingame Veterans by Age

count

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Burlingame Veterans by Race

Burlingame Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

8.59%

Veteran Poverty Rate

35.88%

Veteran Disability Rate

Burlingame Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

70.6%

Labor Force Participation

67.4%

Employment Rate

4.6%

Unemployment Rate

Burlingame Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Burlingame Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Burlingame 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

52.49%

Born in Burlingame

70.03%

Native Born

29.97%

Foreign Born

12.85%

Non Citizen

17.12%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

70.03% of Burlingame residents were born in the United States, with 52.49% having been born in California. 12.85% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Burlingame Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202933,2263811.16%
202832,8453811.17%
202732,4643811.19%
202632,0833811.2%
202531,7023811.22%
202431,3213811.23%
202330,9403811.25%
202230,5593811.26%
202130,178-1,092-3.49%
202031,2701,3704.58%
201929,900-276-0.91%
201830,176-118-0.39%
201730,294-79-0.26%
201630,373170.06%
201530,3562240.74%
201430,1322290.77%
201329,9033501.18%
201229,5534341.49%
201129,1192720.94%
201028,8476892.45%
200028,1581,3575.06%
199026,8016282.4%
198026,173-1,147-4.2%
197027,3203,28413.66%
196024,0364,15020.87%
195019,8863,94624.76%
194015,9402,67020.12%
193013,2709,163223.11%
19204,1072,542162.43%
19101,565
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Burlingame Population by Year