Area Near Airport Is the City’s Fastest Growing

First published in the Sept. 4 print issue of the Burbank Leader.
A triangular slice of Burbank saw the quickest rate of population growth in the city from 2010 to 2020, according to census data.
The tract, whose U.S. Census Bureau-assigned number is 3105.01, is adjacent to the east side of the Hollywood Burbank Airport and bounded by San Fernando Boulevard to the north, Victory Place near the eastern end of the Empire Center, and Hollywood Way and Empire Avenue to the southwest. From 2010 to 2020, the tract saw a population increase from 3,205 to 3,788 residents, an 18.2% rise.
The next-highest population increase by percentage for a Burbank tract was 11.3%, for an area roughly between Eton Drive, East Grinnell Drive, East Sixth Street and San Fernando Boulevard.
The airport-adjacent tract also hosted the largest jump, by both percentage and absolute number, in housing units. The 3105.01 tract had an estimated 1,144 units in 2010 and 1,496 in 2020, Census Bureau data says — growth of about 30.8%. Continue reading “Area Near Airport Is the City’s Fastest Growing”