Issaquah, Washington

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Population in 2014: 34,056 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: +203.7%
Males: 16,278  (47.8%)
Females: 17,778  (52.2%)
Median resident age:  37.5 years
Washington median age:  37.4 years

Zip codes: 98029.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $86,893 (it was $57,892 in 2000)
Issaquah:

$86,893
WA:

$58,405

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $48,797 (it was $34,222 in 2000)

Issaquah city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $434,430 (it was $254,400 in 2000)
Issaquah:

$434,430
WA:

$250,800

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $448,041; Detached houses: $489,606; Townhouses or other attached units: $328,773; In 2-unit structures: $393,970; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $225,110; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $275,329; Mobile homes: $90,787; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $142,407

Median gross rent in 2013: $1,487.

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  • Races in Issaquah, WA (2013)

    Issaquah races chart
    • 23,11670.6%White alone
    • 5,39816.5%Asian alone
    • 1,8545.7%Hispanic
    • 1,5894.9%Two or more races
    • 6512.0%Black alone
    • 490.1%Other race alone
    • 30.01%American Indian alone

Races in Issaquah detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Issaquah: 116.8 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Issaquah, WA City Guides:

Ancestries: German (12.7%), Irish (10.0%), English (9.3%), Swedish (3.5%), United States (3.2%), Norwegian (3.0%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Incorporated in 1892

Elevation: 100 feet

Land area: 8.42 square miles.

Population density: 4,043 people per square mile   (average).

Issaquah,WA real estate house value index trend

Issaquah, Washington map

For population 25 years and over in Issaquah:

  • High school or higher: 97.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 58.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 23.0%
  • Unemployed: 4.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 28.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Issaquah city:

  • Never married: 22.8%
  • Now married: 60.8%
  • Separated: 1.4%
  • Widowed: 4.6%
  • Divorced: 10.3%

6,316 residents are foreign born (3.5% Europe, 2.1% Latin America).

This city:

19.0%
Washington:

13.5%



According to our research of Washington and other state lists there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Issaquah, Washington as of May 25, 2016.
The ratio of number of residents in Issaquah to the number of sex offenders is 16,317 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is a lot smaller than the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $4,081 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $3,647 (1.0%)

Issaquah satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Issaquah Plateau, WA (1.9 miles , pop. 50,237).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: East Seattle, WA (8.0 miles , pop. 480,100).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (949.6 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: Issaquah Plateau, WA (1.4 miles ), West Lake Sammamish, WA (1.9 miles ), Mirrormont, WA (2.2 miles ), Sammamish, WA (2.3 miles ), Eastgate, WA (2.3 miles ), East Renton Highlands, WA (2.3 miles ), Newcastle, WA (2.5 miles ), Maple Heights-Lake Desire, WA (2.6 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 68 buildings, average cost: $269,900
  • 1998: 184 buildings, average cost: $218,300
  • 1999: 92 buildings, average cost: $186,000
  • 2000: 81 buildings, average cost: $234,800
  • 2001: 46 buildings, average cost: $359,000
  • 2002: 132 buildings, average cost: $289,900
  • 2003: 501 buildings, average cost: $241,700
  • 2004: 692 buildings, average cost: $219,200
  • 2005: 486 buildings, average cost: $288,100
  • 2006: 324 buildings, average cost: $334,500
  • 2007: 165 buildings, average cost: $287,300
  • 2008: 71 buildings, average cost: $300,600
  • 2009: 53 buildings, average cost: $227,500
  • 2010: 84 buildings, average cost: $237,800
  • 2011: 126 buildings, average cost: $252,200
  • 2012: 203 buildings, average cost: $258,300
  • 2013: 138 buildings, average cost: $273,300
  • 2014: 189 buildings, average cost: $291,700

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 47.54 N, Longitude: 122.04 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +6,753 (+20.3%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 3,985 (23.4%)

Area code: 425

Issaquah household income distribution Issaquah home values distribution

Property values in Issaquah, WA


Crime rates in Issaquah by Year
Type 2002 2003 2004 2005
Murders 1000
per 100,000 8.70.00.00.0
Rapes 5352
per 100,000 43.322.533.712.7
Robberies 61592
per 100,000 52.0112.760.712.7
Assaults 4488
per 100,000 34.630.153.950.7
Burglaries 91116117143
per 100,000 788.2871.9788.7906.2
Thefts 567603651767
per 100,000 4,911.24,532.14,388.34,860.3
Auto thefts 72113146182
per 100,000 623.6849.3984.21,153.3
Arson 4702
per 100,000 34.652.60.012.7
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 319.6) 376.0368.2365.4374.2

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City-data.com crime index counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Issaquah detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 62 (34 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

0.99
Washington average:

1.47
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

3.1%
Washington:

4.8%

Historical population

Historical housing units

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (21%)
  • Manufacturing (12%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Wholesale trade (8%)
  • Construction (6%)
  • Information (5%)
  • Retail trade (17%)
  • Health care and social assistance (17%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (14%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (3%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Management occupations (21%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (13%)
  • Sales and related occupations (13%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (7%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (6%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (5%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (5%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (18%)
  • Management occupations (14%)
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (10%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (10%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (8%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (4%)

Work and jobs in Issaquah: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Issaquah, Washington

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Issaquah-area historical earthquake activity is near Washington state average. It is 147% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/13/1949 at 19:55:42, a magnitude 7.0 (7.0 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 29.1 miles away from the city center, causing $80,000,000 total damage
On 2/28/2001 at 18:54:32, a magnitude 6.8 (6.5 MB, 6.6 MS, 6.8 MW, Depth: 32.2 mi, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 39.8 miles away from Issaquah center, causing $2,000,000,000 total damage and $305,000,000 insured losses
On 4/29/1965 at 15:28:43, a magnitude 6.6 (6.6 UK) earthquake occurred 20.3 miles away from the city center, causing $28,000,000 total damage
On 7/3/1999 at 01:43:54, a magnitude 5.8 (5.4 MB, 5.5 MS, 5.8 MW, 5.3 ME, Depth: 25.2 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 64.8 miles away from the city center
On 5/3/1996 at 04:04:22, a magnitude 5.5 (5.2 MB, 5.3 MD, 5.5 ML, Depth: 2.5 mi) earthquake occurred 24.9 miles away from Issaquah center
On 2/14/1981 at 06:09:27, a magnitude 5.5 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.5 ML) earthquake occurred 74.7 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), energy magnitude (ME), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in King County (26) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 24
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 18, Storms: 15, Mudslides: 8, Landslides: 6, Winter Storms: 5, Earthquakes: 2, Heavy Rains: 2, Winds: 2, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Volcanic Eruption: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Issaquah topographic map

Birthplace of: Shawn Medved - Soccer player, Colin Curtis - Baseball player, Hans Gasser - College basketball player (Washington Huskies), Matt Nelson - College basketball player (Eastern Wash. Eagles).

Main business address for: COSTCO WHOLESALE CORP /NEW (RETAIL-VARIETY STORES).

Hospitals and medical centers in Issaquah:

  • SWEDISH ISSAQUAH (Voluntary non-profit - Private, 751 NE BLAKELY DR)
  • BRIARWOOD AT TIMBER RIDGE (100 TIMBER RIDGE WAY NW)
  • ISSAQUAH NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER (805 FRONT STREET)
  • ISSAQUAH VILLA CARE CENTER (805 FRONT ST)
  • MARIANWOOD (3725 PROVIDENCE POINT DR SE)
  • MARIANWOOD EXTENDED HEALTHCARE (3725 PROVIDENCE PT.DR. S.E.)
  • PROVIDENCE MARIANWOOD (3725 PROVIDENCE POINT DRIVE SOUTHEAST)

Heliports located in Issaquah:

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Amtrak station near Issaquah:

  • 15 miles: SEATTLE (303 S. JACKSON ST.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, intercity bus service, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Issaquah:

  • Bellevue College (about 7 miles; Bellevue, WA; Full-time enrollment: 10,940)
  • Renton Technical College (about 8 miles; Renton, WA; FT enrollment: 2,549)
  • Lake Washington Institute of Technology (about 14 miles; Kirkland, WA; FT enrollment: 2,947)
  • Seattle University (about 14 miles; Seattle, WA; FT enrollment: 5,808)
  • Seattle Central College (about 15 miles; Seattle, WA; FT enrollment: 5,825)
  • Seattle Community College-South Campus (about 15 miles; Seattle, WA; FT enrollment: 3,986)
  • University of Washington-Seattle Campus (about 16 miles; Seattle, WA; FT enrollment: 39,445)

Public high schools in Issaquah:

Public elementary/middle schools in Issaquah:

Private elementary/middle schools in Issaquah:

  • ST JOSEPH SCHOOL (Students: 355, Location: 220 MT PARK BLVD SW, Grades: PK-8)
  • SAMMAMISH CHRISTIAN SCHOOL & NOAH'S ARK PRESCHOOL (Students: 136, Location: 4221 228TH AVE SE B, Grades: PK-2)
  • SNOQUALMIE SPRINGS SCHOOL (Students: 55, Location: 25237 SE ISSAQUAH FALL CITY RD, Grades: PK-3)
See full list of schools located in Issaquah

Library in Issaquah:

  • KING COUNTY LIBRARY SYSTEM (Operating income: $85,303,841; Location: 960 NEWPORT WAY NW; 2,838,794 books; 20,048 e-books; 318,003 audio materials; 242,699 video materials; 66 local licensed databases; 11 state licensed databases; 14 other licensed databases; 11,885 print serial subscriptions; 5,835 electronic serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Issaquah: Issaquah School District 411 Transportation Center (A), Yeoman Square (B), Town and Country Square (C), Issaquah Plaza (D), Gilman Square (E), Goodes Corner (F), Eastside Fire and Rescue Station 73 Bellevue Medic 14 (G), Eastside Fire and Rescue Station 72 (H), Issaquah Nursing and Rehabilitation Center (I), Eastside Fire and Rescue Station 71 (J), Eastside Fire and Rescue Headquarters (K). Display/hide their locations on the map

Main business address in Issaquah: COSTCO WHOLESALE CORP /NEW (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Issaquah include: Community Church of Issaquah (A), Mountain Creek Christian Fellowship Church (B), Saint Joseph Catholic Church (C), Church of Christ Isaaquah (D), Meadow Creek Chapel (E), Our Savior Lutheran Church of Issaquah (F), Saint Michael and All Angels Church of Issaquah (G), Kingdom Hall of Jehovahs Witnesses (H), The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Hillside Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Lakes: Tradition Lake (A), Round Lake (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creeks: East Fork Issaquah Creek (A), Hope Creek (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Issaquah Historical Society Depot (Museums; 50 Rainier Boulevard North) (1), Issaquah Historical Society (Museums; 165 Southeast Andrews Street) (2), Cougar Mountain Zoological Park (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 19525 Southeast 54th Street) (3), Illusionz Magical Entertainment Center (Arcades & Amusements; 1025 NW Gilman Blvd) (4). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Hotels: Motel 6 (1885 15th Place Northwest) (1), Holiday Inn of Issaquah (1801 12th Avenue Northwest) (2). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Court: King County - Courts- District Court Divisions- East Division- Issaquah Courthouse- District Co (5415 220th Avenue Southeast) (1). Display/hide its approximate location on the map

King County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 86.5. This is about average.

City:

86.5
U.S.:

74.7

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2013 was 0.242. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 9.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.242
U.S.:

0.293

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2005 was 18.3. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 10.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

18.3
U.S.:

6.4

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 0.874. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 10.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.874
U.S.:

1.912

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 16.9. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 1.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

16.9
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 10.9. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 12.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.9
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 8.26. This is about average. Closest monitor was 9.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.26
U.S.:

9.35

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2001 was 0.00322. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 1.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00322
U.S.:

0.01376
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 4.3%
(2.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 42.8% for Black residents, 11.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 10.5% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.3 people
Washington:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  62.4%
Whole state:  64.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  5.7%
Whole state:  7.7%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

People in group quarters in Issaquah in 2010:

  • 242 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 121 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 68 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 12 people in group homes intended for adults

People in group quarters in Issaquah in 2000:

  • 140 people in nursing homes
  • 77 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 10 people in homes for the mentally retarded

Issaquah, Washington environmental map by EPA

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Banks with most branches in Issaquah (2011 data):

  • Opus Bank: Issaquah Branch, Pine Lake Branch, Front Street Branch. Info updated 2011/11/08: Bank assets: $2,404.2 mil, Deposits: $1,831.2 mil, headquarters in Irvine, CA, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 38 total offices
  • JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association: Pine Lake Branch, Issaquah, Lake Sammamish Branch. Info updated 2011/11/10: Bank assets: $1,811,678.0 mil, Deposits: $1,190,738.0 mil, headquarters in Columbus, OH, positive income, International Specialization, 5577 total offices, Holding Company: Jpmorgan Chase & Co.
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Pine Lake Branch, Klahanie Village Branch, Issaquah Branch. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • KeyBank National Association: Issaquah North Branch at 6220 East Lake Sammamish Parkway, Suite E, branch established on 2001/04/16; Issaquah Branch at 405 N.W. Gilman Boulevard, branch established on 1984/07/18. Info updated 2008/03/03: Bank assets: $86,198.8 mil, Deposits: $64,214.8 mil, headquarters in Cleveland, OH, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1067 total offices, Holding Company: Keycorp
  • Bank of America, National Association: Issaquah Branch at 665 Front St. N., branch established on 1944/01/03; West Issaquah Branch at 1135 N.W. Gilman Boulevard, Suite F-1, branch established on 1969/12/15. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation
  • Washington Federal: Issaquah Branch at 855 Rainier Boulevard, branch established on 1968/07/01. Info updated 2011/12/19: Bank assets: $13,653.0 mil, Deposits: $8,905.8 mil, headquarters in Seattle, WA, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 174 total offices
  • U.S. Bank National Association: Issaquah Branch at 1295 N.W. Gilman Boulevard, branch established on 1985/12/02. Info updated 2012/01/30: Bank assets: $330,470.8 mil, Deposits: $236,091.5 mil, headquarters in Cincinnati, OH, positive income, 3121 total offices, Holding Company: U.S. Bancorp
  • AmericanWest Bank: Issaquah Branch at 1375 Northwest Mall Street, Suite 1, branch established on 2005/06/15. Info updated 2011/12/12: Bank assets: $2,274.6 mil, Deposits: $1,889.1 mil, headquarters in Spokane, WA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 76 total offices, Holding Company: Skbhc Holdings Llc
  • Sterling Savings Bank: Issaquah Branch at 705 Gilman Boulevard, branch established on 2006/08/30. Info updated 2012/03/21: Bank assets: $9,207.8 mil, Deposits: $6,454.1 mil, headquarters in Spokane, WA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 192 total offices, Holding Company: Sterling Financial Corporation

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.2
Washington average:

11.4

Issaquah travel time to work - commute Issaquah mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Issaquah city (based on King County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic278,34071
Evangelical Protestant204,523711
Other119,713329
Mainline Protestant104,806304
Orthodox12,25720
Black Protestant7,03024
None1,204,580-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 439
King County:

2.37 / 10,000 pop.
Washington:

2.06 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 29
This county:

0.16 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.19 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 220
King County:

1.19 / 10,000 pop.
Washington:

1.18 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 399
King County:

2.16 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.67 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 2,027
Here:

10.95 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.26 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

6.7%
Washington:

7.7%
Adult obesity rate:
King County:

20.5%
Washington:

25.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

14.6%
State:

13.9%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

55.5%
State:

49.1%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

56.3%
State:

45.8%

Average BMI:
Issaquah:

27.7
Washington:

28.4

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

19.1%
Washington:

21.4%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

8.3%
Washington:

10.7%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.9
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Issaquah:

32.3%
Washington:

32.6%

General health condition:
Issaquah:

62.9%
Washington:

55.9%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

82.6%
Washington:

79.0%

More about Health and Nutrition of Issaquah, WA Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2013)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 7$51,427$88,1613$13,102
Other Government Administration 80$534,440$80,1667$18,373
Judicial and Legal 4$22,792$68,3760$0
Police Protection - Officers 27$208,410$92,6270$0
Police - Other 12$64,074$64,0740$0
Correction 9$45,559$60,7450$0
Streets and Highways 12$75,768$75,7680$0
Solid Waste Management 3$26,568$106,2721$2,014
Sewerage 9$52,399$69,8650$0
Parks and Recreation 27$152,335$67,7044$8,648
Water Supply 9$49,995$66,6600$0
Totals for Government 199$1,283,767$77,41315$42,137

Issaquah government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $5,140,000 ($150.93)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,198,000 ($35.18)
    General - Other: $97,000 ($2.85)
    Local Fire Protection: $19,000 ($0.56)
    Police Protection: $3,000 ($0.09)
  • Current Operations - Parks and Recreation: $3,726,000 ($109.41)
    Regular Highways: $3,103,000 ($91.11)
    Police Protection: $3,051,000 ($89.59)
    Local Fire Protection: $3,026,000 ($88.85)
    Central Staff Services: $2,470,000 ($72.53)
    Financial Administration: $1,809,000 ($53.12)
    Water Utilities: $1,784,000 ($52.38)
    Housing and Community Development: $1,565,000 ($45.95)
    General - Other: $1,560,000 ($45.81)
    Sewerage: $1,273,000 ($37.38)
    Correctional Institutions: $1,121,000 ($32.92)
    General Public Buildings: $1,063,000 ($31.21)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $669,000 ($19.64)
    Natural Resources - Other: $624,000 ($18.32)
    Solid Waste Management: $55,000 ($1.61)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities, NEC: $27,000 ($0.79)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,694,000 ($49.74)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Sewerage: $2,578,000 ($75.70)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Water Utilities: $544,000 ($15.97)
    General - Other: $223,000 ($6.55)
    Sewerage: $222,000 ($6.52)
    Regular Highways: $16,000 ($0.47)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities, NEC: $1,000 ($0.03)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $14,234,000 ($417.96)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $484,000 ($14.21)

Issaquah government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $4,230,000 ($124.21)
    All Other: $3,185,000 ($93.52)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,636,000 ($48.04)
    Solid Waste Management: $300,000 ($8.81)
    Housing and Community Development: $233,000 ($6.84)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $74,000 ($2.17)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $830,000 ($24.37)
    Highways: $229,000 ($6.72)
  • Miscellaneous - Donations From Private Sources: $3,533,000 ($103.74)
    Interest Earnings: $893,000 ($26.22)
    Special Assessments: $409,000 ($12.01)
    Rents: $377,000 ($11.07)
    Fines and Forfeits: $189,000 ($5.55)
    General Revenue, NEC: $27,000 ($0.79)
    Sale of Property: $1,000 ($0.03)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $4,271,000 ($125.41)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $2,269,000 ($66.63)
    General Local Government Support: $173,000 ($5.08)
    All Other: $115,000 ($3.38)
    Health and Hospitals: $53,000 ($1.56)
    Housing and Community Development: $29,000 ($0.85)
    Transit Utilities: $16,000 ($0.47)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $10,310,000 ($302.74)
    Property: $5,069,000 ($148.84)
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $3,596,000 ($105.59)
    Public Utilities Sales: $3,131,000 ($91.94)
    Other License: $3,047,000 ($89.47)
    Occupation and Business License, NEC: $2,021,000 ($59.34)
    Amusements Sales: $162,000 ($4.76)
    Other Selective Sales: $137,000 ($4.02)

Issaquah government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $52,237,000 ($1533.86)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $50,450,000 ($1481.38)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $6,532,000 ($191.80)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,745,000 ($139.33)

Issaquah government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $5,906,000 ($173.42)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $23,371,000 ($686.25)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,240,000 ($36.41)

6.12% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($52,523 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.12%
Washington average:

6.54%

0.09% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,386 average AGI)
King County:

0.09%
Washington average:

0.14%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Snohomish County, WA  0.86% ($46,693 average AGI)
from Pierce County, WA  0.74% ($40,149)
from Los Angeles County, CA  0.17% ($62,162)


5.53% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($53,776 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.53%
Washington average:

6.20%

0.14% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,948 average AGI)
King County:

0.14%
Washington average:

0.14%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Snohomish County, WA  0.94% ($47,962 average AGI)
to Pierce County, WA  0.73% ($41,813)
to Los Angeles County, CA  0.15% ($52,224)

Strongest AM radio stations in Issaquah:

  • KIXI (880 AM; 50 kW; MERCER ISLAND/SEATTL, WA; Owner: BELLEVUE RADIO, INC.)
  • KIRO (710 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KKNW (1150 AM; 10 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ORCA RADIO, INC.)
  • KTTH (770 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KOMO (1000 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: FISHER BROADCASTING - SEATTLE RADIO, L.L.C.)
  • KGNW (820 AM; 50 kW; BURIEN-SEATTLE, WA; Owner: INSPIRATION MEDIA, INC.)
  • KYCW (1090 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KJR (950 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA)
  • KRIZ (1420 AM; 10 kW; RENTON, WA; Owner: KRIZ BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KKOL (1300 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: INSPIRATION MEDIA, INC.)
  • KNWX (1210 AM; 28 kW; AUBURN-FEDERAL WAY, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KRKO (1380 AM; 50 kW; EVERETT, WA; Owner: S-R BROADCASTING, CO.)
  • KYIZ (1620 AM; 10 kW; RENTON, WA; Owner: KRIZ BROADCASTING, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Issaquah:

  • KBSG-FM (97.3 FM; TACOMA, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KMTT (103.7 FM; TACOMA, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KNDD (107.7 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KYPT (96.5 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KBKS (106.1 FM; TACOMA, WA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KING-FM (98.1 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: CLASSIC RADIO, INC.)
  • KLSY-FM (92.5 FM; BELLEVUE, WA; Owner: BELLEVUE RADIO INC.)
  • KPLU-FM (88.5 FM; TACOMA, WA; Owner: PACIFIC LUTHERAN UNIVERSITY, INC.)
  • KWJZ (98.9 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ORCA RADIO, INC.)
  • KZOK-FM (102.5 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KMPS-FM (94.1 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KJR-FM (95.7 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ACKERLEY MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • KUBE (93.3 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ACKERLEY MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • KPLZ-FM (101.5 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: FISHER BROADCASTING - SEATTLE RADIO, L.L.C.)
  • KNHC (89.5 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: SEATTLE PUBLIC SCHOOLS)
  • KQBZ (100.7 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KISW (99.9 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KRWM (106.9 FM; BREMERTON, WA; Owner: SEASCAPE RADIO, INC.)
  • K201EX (88.1 FM; GREENWATER, WA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KUOW (94.9 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: THE UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON)

TV broadcast stations around Issaquah:

  • KHCV (Channel 45; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: NORTH PACIFIC INTERNATIONAL TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KWPX (Channel 33; BELLEVUE, WA; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • KWDK (Channel 56; TACOMA, WA; Owner: PUGET SOUND EDUCATIONAL TV, INC.)
  • KWOG (Channel 51; BELLEVUE, WA; Owner: AFRICAN-AMERICAN BROADCASTING CO.OF BELLEVUE, INC.)
  • KSTW (Channel 11; TACOMA, WA; Owner: UPN TELEVISION STATIONS INC.)
  • KING-TV (Channel 5; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: KING BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KTWB-TV (Channel 22; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • K58DP (Channel 58; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • KCTS-TV (Channel 9; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: KCTS TELEVISION)
  • KOMO-TV (Channel 4; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: FISHER BROADCASTING - SEATTLE TV, L.L.C.)
  • KIRO-TV (Channel 7; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: KIRO-TV HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • K57HB (Channel 57; EUREKA, CA; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • K68DL (Channel 68; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • KONG-TV (Channel 16; EVERETT, WA; Owner: KONG-TV, INC.)
  • KCPQ (Channel 13; TACOMA, WA; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION NORTHWEST, INC.)
  • KBTC-TV (Channel 28; TACOMA, WA; Owner: BATES TECHNICAL COLLEGE)
  • K03FA (Channel 3; ISSAQUAH, ETC., WA; Owner: KING CTY. T.V. RECPT. DIST. #2)
  • K10LA (Channel 10; ISSAQUAH, ETC., WA; Owner: KING CTY. T.V. RECPT. DIST. #2)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 55Number of bridges
  • 365m1,198ftTotal length
  • $87,039,000Total costs
  • 1,136,192Total average daily traffic
  • 96,050Total average daily truck traffic

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 11940-1949
  • 11950-1959
  • 11960-1969
  • 241970-1979
  • 21980-1989
  • 31990-1999
  • 212000-2009
  • 22010-2015
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Issaquah, WA
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 121 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Issaquah)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 5 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Issaquah, WA)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 61 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 24 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 64 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 16 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 553 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Issaquah)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 1 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Issaquah)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 52 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full and 3 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED27$283,27667$343,829382$300,43511$171,2879$292,534
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED3$254,5508$323,29135$324,6742$194,8751$449,080
APPLICATIONS DENIED6$312,07210$430,24069$362,0932$150,3155$344,490
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN5$272,5308$381,64559$352,0653$236,6205$332,164
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$01$645,15018$336,0620$01$271,900
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 1999

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0250.03 , 0250.04, 0321.03, 0321.04

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full and 3 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED7$278,3718$289,763
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED3$388,4572$454,940
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 1999

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0250.03 , 0250.04, 0321.03, 0321.04

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

Drinking water stations with addresses in Issaquah and their reported violations in the past:

ISSAQUAH CHRISTIAN CHURCH (Population served: 79, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
FRATERNITY SNOQUALMIE (Population served: 43, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 4
  • Hazardous Condition: 7

Incident types - Issaquah

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Issaquah, WA

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Issaquah, Washington:

  • Hilton Garden Inn Seattle/Issaquah, 1800 NW Gilman Blvd, Issaquah, Washington 98027 , Phone: (425) 837-3600, Fax: (425) 837-3635
  • Homewood Suites Seattle/Issaquah, 1484 Hyla Avenue NW, Issaquah, Washington 98027 , Phone: (800) 225-5466, Fax: (425) 391-4001
All 2 fire-safe hotels and motels in Issaquah, Washington
Most common first names in Issaquah, WA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John12376.6 years
William10976.7 years
Robert10576.2 years
Mary9979.7 years
James8574.4 years
Helen7482.6 years
George6578.2 years
Charles6177.7 years
Dorothy5481.2 years
Margaret5481.8 years
Most common last names in Issaquah, WA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson6076.5 years
Anderson4475.0 years
Smith3478.7 years
Brown3278.9 years
Jones3180.9 years
Clark2480.0 years
Hall2178.9 years
Thompson2176.9 years
Nelson2076.1 years
Lewis2083.2 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (53%)
  • Electricity (45%)
  • Wood (1%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1%)
Businesses in Issaquah, WA
NameCountNameCount
24 Hour Fitness1Kroger4
AT&T1Lane Bryant1
Barnes & Noble1Lowe's1
Baskin-Robbins2MasterBrand Cabinets3
Bath & Body Works1McDonald's2
Bed Bath & Beyond1Motel 61
Ben & Jerry's1New Balance1
Big O Tires1Nike4
Blockbuster1Office Depot1
Burger King1Panera Bread1
Chevrolet1Papa John's Pizza1
Chico's1Payless1
Chipotle1PetSmart1
Cold Stone Creamery1Pier 1 Imports1
Costco1Qdoba Mexican Grill1
Curves1Quiznos1
DHL1RadioShack1
Dennys1Red Robin1
Domino's Pizza1Rite Aid1
Famous Footwear1Safeway1
FedEx6Sprint Nextel1
Firestone Complete Auto Care1Staples1
Ford1Starbucks9
GNC2Subway5
GameStop1T-Mobile3
H&R Block1Taco Bell1
Hilton1Target1
Holiday Inn1Trader Joe's1
Home Depot1U-Haul1
IHOP1UPS8
Jack In The Box1Vans1
Jamba Juice2Verizon Wireless1
Justice1Vons1
KFC1YMCA1
Kincaid1

Issaquah compared to Washington state average:

  • Median house value above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly above state average.

Issaquah on our top lists:

  • #23 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage population increase from 2000 (population 5,000+)"
  • #32 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of auto thefts per 100,000 residents, excludes tourist destinations and others with a lot of outsiders visiting based on city industries data (population 5,000+)"
  • #74 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Hong Kong (population 500+)"
  • #76 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most people taking a ferryboat to work (population 5,000+)"
  • #5 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Mainline Protestant congregations"
  • #8 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest Ozone (1-hour) air pollution readings in 2012 (ppm)"
  • #9 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Other congregations"
  • #11 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Mainline Protestant adherents"
  • #11 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that exercised in the past month"
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