Burbank, California Statistic: Population, Charts, Map, Steets and More

To find out how many people live in Burbank, we need to look at the population. The median household income in this city is $71,914, which is higher than most surrounding ZIP codes. The majority of residents commute to work by vehicle. Most people get to work within half an hour. For more information about the local area, visit the City of Burbank website. This page lists important statistics about Burbank.

The percentage of foreign-born residents in Burbank City is approximately 30.2%, which is in line with neighboring cities. The percentage of foreign-born residents in Burbank is slightly lower than in surrounding cities, such as Glendale, which has a 52.4% foreign-born population. The percentage of Asian-born residents has increased as well, from 3% in 1980 to 9.9% today. The city's black population has remained small.

Compared to other cities in California, Burbank has a higher percentage of single-parent households. Its average household size is 3.3 people. While Burbank has more single-parent households than other cities, La Canada Flintridge is a better place to raise a family. Aside from the average family size, Burbank also has a higher percentage of married-couple households than many other areas.

While the area was scattered farms in the 1850s, it eventually became part of Lyons Township. A diagonal State Road connected Ridgeland/Narragansett Avenue to Cicero Avenue. A Pittsburgh investor laid out a subdivision along this road, but it never became a reality. German and Dutch truck farmers settled in the Burbank area. After the Civil War, railroad executive A. B. Stickney began planning a massive freight railroad transfer center for the region, but the Depression halted his plans.