A+
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Public Schools
    A-
  2. Crime & Safety
    NG
  3. Housing
    B
  4. Nightlife
    C+
  5. Good for Families
    A+
  6. Diversity
    A
  7. Jobs
    A-
  8. Weather
    B-
  9. Cost of Living
    C+
  10. Health & Fitness
    A+
  11. Outdoor Activities
    A
  12. Commute
    A-

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$487,000
National
$178,600
Median Rent
$2,238
National
$928
Area Feel
Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    15%
  • Own
    85%

Burke Rankings

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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
NG
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    0
  • Murder
    0
  • Rape
    41
  • Robbery
    0
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    1
  • Theft
    2,081
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    0

Residents

Diversity
A
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$131,243
National
$53,889
Children
20%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    29%
    11%
  • Bachelor's degree
    33%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    20%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    13%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    5%
    13%
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Having grown up in Burke I feel I'm uniquely qualified to dish out the goods on the all the great places to score some grub. Visitors looking for the best food in the area will suffer from analysis paralysis. Are you a fan of Mexican food? Anita's and El Pueblo to the rescue! Need some Greek or Italian to finish the night? Spartan's and Malek's are on it! Oh, you're looking for Lebanese? You've found the Cedar Café!

Practically any style or ethnicity is represented in the cuisine in Burke. Ask a local for any suggestions as they are myriad!
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I love Burke. Growing up I always thought I was going to move and not settle here because it was lame and boring. Honestly this area is beautiful, great school, great neighborhoods, job opportunities. One downside may be that it is a little expensive to live here but it's an amazing area!
It's such a safe, clean, and beautiful town. Although no one really knows where Burke is (even many people from NOVA have no clue that it exists) it is one of a kind place to live. It feels like a typical town in movies where kids play out on the streets, teenagers hang out at restaurants, seniors take long walks on the streets, and everyone is just happy living in pretty big houses.