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Census Data (by U.S. Census Bureau)
Location
Burbank is located in the eastern part of the San Fernando Valley, in Los Angeles County, 12 miles from the downtown area of the City of Los Angeles.

Founded
May 1, 1887

Incorporated
July 8, 1911

Population
103,340 (per 2010 U.S. Census)

City Tree
Crape Myrtle
 
City Flower
California Lilac (Ceanothus)
 
Housing
Housing units 44,309 (April 2010 U.S. Census data)
Average household size 2.52 (2008-2012 U.S. Census data)

City Government
City Charter adopted in January 13,1927
Council/Manager form of government
 
Number of City Employees:  approximately 1,400

City Council
          Jess Talamantes, Mayor
          Will Rogers, Vice Mayor
Dr. David Gordon,  Council Member
Emily Gabel-Luddy, Council Member
Bob Frutos, Council Member
 
 City Manager
Ron Davis
Climate
63 degrees average yearly temperature. Average yearly rainfall is 12.1 inches based on a 100-year average. Average humidity is 61%. Prevailing winds are in the southwesterly direction with a mean hourly speed of 2 to 4 MPH.

Altitude
Elevation is 484 to 957 feet above sea level.

Area
17.155 Square miles

Assessed Valuation (2009)
100% of real cash value, $18,286,291,575

Registered voters
60,853 (April , 2015)

Transportation
 
Air
Bob Hope Airport caters to 4.9 million travelers per year on six major carriers, with more than 70 flights daily. Nearby Los Angeles International, Ontario, and El Monte (small aircraft) provide additional hubs for travel. 
Bus
Southern California Metro Transit Authority
Rail
Metro and Amtrak
 
Water
Ports of Los Angeles (San Pedro) and Long Beach are 20 miles south.

Highways and Freeways
The Golden State Freeway (5) bisects Burbank, connecting the city to the metropolitan freeway system and transcontinental highways.  The 134 Freeway cuts through the south tip of the City.

Facilities
Churches - 55

Economic Development Statistics
 
Educational
Please see the school sites on the Burbank Unified School District web site

Financial
Twelve banks, one savings and loan.

Health
Saint Joseph Medical Center, LA County health center.

Parks and Recreation
22 parks totaling 2,199.57 acres, of which 141.13 are developed, including: 2 municipal swimming pools
20 tennis courts
3 community/gymnasium facilities
2 senior citizen centers
13 ballfields
1 outdoor concert amphitheater
1 municipal golf complex, including regulation 18 holes - 113.29 acres, driving range, 3-par course, 9-hole course.

Utilities

Water - Burbank Water & Power
26,277 meters
17,564,900 gallons - average daily
262.14 miles of water mains (plus 5.36 miles of reclaimed water mains)

Electric - Burbank Water & Power
50,702 meters
398 miles of transmission and distribution lines
246,400 KW - generating capacity
246,000 KW - annual peak demand

Gas - Southern California Gas Company

Telephone - Pacific Bell

Burbank Demographics
Demographics & socio-economic characteristics (from the 2010 Census except as noted):

Population
1970............................................88,871
1990............................................93,643  
2000..........................................100,316
2010..........................................103,340
Sex
Male.............................................49,971   (2010)
Female..........................................53,369   (2010)
Race
White...................................................75,167
Black or African American...........................2,600
American Indian & Alaska Native....................486
Asian....................................................12,007
Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander...........89
Other race..............................................7,999
Two or more races...................................4,992
Hispanic origin   (of any race)...................25,310
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