Burien is One of the Seattle Region’s Most Affordable Communities
In Burien, young professionals, families, and retirees can all feel at home. Burien gives you excellent schools, arts and culture, walkable boutique retail, and an enviable restaurant scene close to the amenities of Seattle and the convenience of the Seattle-Tacoma International Airport. The only thing missing is the sticker shock of the big city. Additionally, you get open spaces and easy access to parks, nature trails, and beaches. For commuters, or those just wanting a day trip into the city, King County Metro offers affordable and easy travel options.
As a whole, Burien is 22.5 percent less expensive than Seattle and 31 percent less expensive than Bellevue.
Utilities cost a full 28.8 points below the national average index. You can have a Pacific Northwest lifestyle — and keep more of your dollars to enjoy it — without sacrificing convenience in Burien.