Burlingame, California Population 2021

31,799
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Burlingame is a city located in San Mateo County California. With a 2020 population of 31,799, it is the 233rd largest city in California and the 1235th largest city in the United States . Burlingame is currently growing at a rate of 1.45% annually and its population has increased by 10.39% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 28,806 in 2010. Burlingame reached it's highest population of in . Spanning over 6 miles, Burlingame has a population density of 7,218 people per square mile.

The average household income in Burlingame is $183,137 with a poverty rate of 4.50%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $2,210 per month, and the median house value is $1.90 Mn. The median age in Burlingame is 40.1 years, 40.3 years for males, and 39.9 years for females.

Burlingame Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Burlingamewas:

  • White: 58.77%
  • Asian: 27.53%
  • Two or more races: 6.96%
  • Other race: 5.22%
  • Black or African American: 1.20%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.20%
  • Native American: 0.12%
The current population of Burlingame, California is 31,799 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 30,889.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 28,806.

Burlingame, California Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White17,96858.77%
Asian8,41927.53%
Two or More Races2,1276.96%
Some Other Race1,5955.22%
Black or African American3671.20%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander620.20%
American Indian and Alaska Native380.12%
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Burlingame Population by Race

Burlingame Population Pyramid $2021

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Burlingame Median Age

40.1


Total

40.3


Male

39.9


Female

Burlingame Adults

There are 23,351 adults, (4,393 of whom are seniors) in Burlingame.

Burlingame Age Dependency

61.3

Age Dependency Ratio

23.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Burlingame Sex Ratio

Female

16,059

52.52%

Male

14,517

47.48%

Burlingame Population by Age

Burlingame Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Burlingame Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Non Family29.3%70.7%
Male35.7%64.3%
Female39.9%60.1%
All48.1%51.9%
Married62.3%37.7%

48.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Burlingame Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All12,1502.4748.1
Married6,5733.1962.3
Non Family4,3281.2829.3
Female9412.9139.9
Male3082.8135.7

3.09

Average Family Size

2.47

Average Household Size

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Burlingame Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade4421.99%
9th to 12th Grade4391.98%
High School Graduate2,1539.71%
Some College2,80712.66%
Associates Degree1,2915.82%
Bachelors Degree8,03536.25%
Graduate Degree6,99831.57%
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Burlingame Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Burlingame Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White12,47412,1708,194
Asian6,2776,0325,055
Hispanic2,4932,2221,214
Other Race1,1831,021526
2+ Races709692528
Black327319157
Islander543910
Native American3838

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 80.53%.

Burlingame Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$85,041$103,410$71,542
Less Than 9th Grade$33,806$53,929$19,362
High School Graduate$32,135$41,655$22,447
Some College$52,070$71,513$46,397
Bachelors Degree$87,050$95,667$82,379
Graduate Degree$122,089$154,949$87,614

$85,041

Average Earnings

$103,410

Average Male

$71,542

Average Female

Burlingame Earnings by Educational Attainment

Burlingame Language by Age

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Burlingame Language

65.94% of Burlingame residents speak only English, while 34.06% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 15.70% of the population.

Burlingame Language

Burlingame Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White16,1707514.64%
Hispanic3,8143719.73%
Asian8,3122132.56%
Other1,53915410.01%
Multiple2,127854.00%
Native3838100.00%
Islander392564.10%
Black34392.62%

4.50%

Overall Poverty Rate

4.38%

Male Poverty Rate

4.61%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Burlingame

The race most likely to be in poverty in Burlingame is Native, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Burlingame is Asian, with 2.56% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.02%. Among those working part-time, it was 6.16%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 9.29%.

Burlingame Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade20.72%
High School11.09%
Some College5.13%
Bachelors or Greater2.70%

Burlingame Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed25.38%
Male Unemployed18.65%
Female Employed3.11%
Male Employed1.38%

Burlingame Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Burlingame Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$128,447$183,137
Families$176,875$225,167
Married Families$200,264-
Non Families$81,732$104,601
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Income by Household Type

Burlingame Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

57.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

60.9%

Male Marriage Rate

54.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Burlingame Married by Age and Sex

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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

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Burlingame Marital Status

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1,181

Number of Veterans

1,169

Male Veterans

12

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam416
Second Gulf War216
Korea144
First Gulf War139
World War II24

Burlingame Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+363
35 to 54250
65 to 74227
55 to 64198
18 to 34143

Burlingame Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,0367.32%
Hispanic1425.06%
Other Race836.54%
Asian280.43%
2+ Races272.93%
Black72.14%

Burlingame Veterans by Race

Burlingame Veterans by Education

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1.98%

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.46%

Veteran Disability Rate

Burlingame Veterans by Education

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71.3%

Labor Force Participation

67.9%

Employment Rate

4.7%

Unemployment Rate

Burlingame Employment by Age

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Burlingame Employment by Race

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Burlingame Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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48.84%

Born in Burlingame

70.49%

Native Born

29.51%

Foreign Born

12.33%

Non Citizen

17.18%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

70.49% of Burlingame residents were born in the United States, with 48.84% having been born in California. 12.33% 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: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202131,7994551.45%
202031,3444551.47%
201930,8894551.50%
201830,434-154-0.50%
201730,5881490.49%
201630,439-19-0.06%
201530,4582000.66%
201430,2583301.10%
201329,9282880.97%
201229,6403791.30%
201129,2614231.47%
201028,8386800.24%
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%

Burlingame Population by Year