Burien has a total area of about 41 sq. kms. and located at a height of about 378 ft. from the sea level level. Burien is located in the County of King and at present the city has a thriving retail industry in the area. Among the prominent government and infrastructural facilities in the area, there is a local Post office in the area. As far as the education sector is concerned, it is looked after by the Highline School District. There is also a Public Library in the area. Some of the local inhabitants are also employed with the transport and the regional tourism sector in the area.