Lake Forest Park, Washington

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Population in 2019: 13,504 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: +2.8%
 
Males: 6,594  (48.8%)
Females: 6,910  (51.2%)
Median resident age:

43.8 years
Washington median age:

37.9 years

Zip codes: 98155.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $136,919 (it was $74,149 in 2000)
Lake Forest Park:

$136,919
WA:

$78,687

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $63,187 (it was $33,419 in 2000)

Lake Forest Park city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $729,990 (it was $262,200 in 2000)
Lake Forest Park:

$729,990
WA:

$387,600

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $567,686; detached houses: $590,792; townhouses or other attached units: $414,648; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $237,055

Median gross rent in 2019: $1,747.

March 2019 cost of living index in Lake Forest Park: 118.2 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 3.4%
(3.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 14.3% for Black residents, 3.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 28.8% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 1.3% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Lake Forest Park, WA (2019)
    • 10,53476.4%White alone
    • 1,1488.3%Asian alone
    • 8436.1%Hispanic
    • 7355.3%Two or more races
    • 1691.2%Black alone
    • 540.4%Other race alone
    • 320.2%American Indian alone
    • 340.2%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

Races in Lake Forest Park detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Washington and other state lists, there were 6 registered sex offenders living in Lake Forest Park, Washington as of September 23, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Lake Forest Park is 2,267 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is lower than the state average.


Crime rates in Lake Forest Park by year

Type

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(8.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(16.1)
0
(0.0)
3
(23.4)
2
(15.4)
2
(15.3)
1
(7.6)
1
(7.5)
4
(29.9)
1
(7.5)
5
(37.0)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
6
(47.3)
1
(8.0)
4
(31.8)
2
(16.1)
2
(15.9)
5
(39.1)
2
(15.4)
2
(15.3)
3
(22.7)
3
(22.5)
4
(29.9)
4
(29.9)
6
(44.4)
2
(14.6)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
2
(15.8)
1
(8.0)
7
(55.7)
5
(40.3)
3
(23.9)
6
(46.9)
4
(30.8)
1
(7.6)
5
(37.9)
4
(30.0)
2
(15.0)
6
(44.9)
3
(22.2)
1
(7.3)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
73
(575.3)
55
(439.8)
60
(477.6)
78
(629.3)
44
(350.6)
85
(664.3)
93
(716.8)
77
(588.3)
98
(741.9)
71
(532.8)
50
(374.0)
50
(373.8)
37
(274.0)
30
(219.1)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
218
(1,718)
163
(1,303)
194
(1,544)
143
(1,154)
169
(1,347)
168
(1,313)
190
(1,464)
157
(1,200)
197
(1,491)
211
(1,583)
186
(1,391)
179
(1,338)
205
(1,518)
147
(1,074)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
39
(307.3)
35
(279.9)
21
(167.2)
17
(137.2)
18
(143.4)
17
(132.9)
9
(69.4)
13
(99.3)
43
(325.5)
14
(105.0)
17
(127.2)
23
(172.0)
20
(148.1)
19
(138.8)
Arson
(per 100,000)
1
(7.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(8.0)
1
(7.8)
0
(0.0)
1
(7.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
3
(22.2)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index150.9115.7129.3127.099.4149.5137.4115.4158.1127.8127.9117.4139.175.2

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 270.6. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Lake Forest Park, WA

Crime rate in Lake Forest Park detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2019, including police officers: 23 (20 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.46
Washington average:

1.44
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Ancestries: European (8.7%), Irish (7.7%), English (6.3%), Norwegian (6.2%), German (6.0%), American (4.9%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Incorporated in 1961

Elevation: 80 feet

Land area: 3.54 square miles.

Population density: 3,819 people per square mile   (average).

Lake Forest Park, Washington map

1,965 residents are foreign born (6.2% Asia, 2.6% Europe, 2.4% Latin America, 1.8% Africa).

This city:

14.3%
Washington:

14.3%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $6,914 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $6,930 (1.1%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Shoreline, WA (2.3 miles , pop. 53,025).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Seattle, WA (9.2 miles , pop. 563,374).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (967.1 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities:

Kenmore, WA (1.4 miles ),
Shoreline, WA (1.5 miles ),
Brier, WA (1.6 miles ),
Mountlake Terrace, WA (1.6 miles ),
Alderwood Manor, WA (1.9 miles ),
Esperance, WA (1.9 miles ),
Inglewood-Finn Hill, WA (2.0 miles ),
Bothell West, WA (2.0 miles )

Latitude: 47.76 N, Longitude: 122.29 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -5,402 (-39.2%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 835 (11.1%)

Distribution of median household income in Lake Forest Park, WA in 2019
Distribution of house value in Lake Forest Park, WA in 2019

Property values in Lake Forest Park, WA

Lake Forest Park satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

4.3%
Washington:

5.9%
Historical population in Lake Forest Park, WA
Historical housing units in Lake Forest Park, WA

Population change in the 1990s: +576 (+4.6%).
Most common industries in Lake Forest Park, WA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (12.2%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (12.0%)
  • Health care (9.8%)
  • Construction (6.2%)
  • Public administration (5.4%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.2%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (14.3%)
  • Construction (10.6%)
  • Educational services (8.1%)
  • Public administration (5.7%)
  • Transportation equipment (5.4%)
  • Health care (4.4%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (3.7%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (16.8%)
  • Health care (16.0%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (9.3%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.1%)
  • Public administration (5.0%)
  • Social assistance (3.9%)
Most common occupations in Lake Forest Park, WA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (7.0%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.7%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (4.3%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.7%)
  • Top executives (3.3%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.2%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (3.0%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (7.2%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (4.9%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.8%)
  • Computer specialists (4.8%)
  • Engineers (4.5%)
  • Top executives (4.3%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.0%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.8%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (6.4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6.2%)
  • Registered nurses (5.7%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.3%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (3.7%)

Average climate in Lake Forest Park, Washington

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Lake Forest Park, Washington environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 83.5. This is about average.

City:

83.5
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.213. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 3.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.213
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 10.6. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 10.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.6
U.S.:

5.6
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.650. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 4.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.650
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 20.9. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 13.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

20.9
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2007 was 20.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 0.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

20.3
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 8.79. This is about average. Closest monitor was 0.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.79
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2001 was 0.00573. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 0.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00573
U.S.:

0.00984

Earthquake activity:

Lake Forest Park-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Washington state average. It is 1264% 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 36.4 miles away from Lake Forest Park center, causing $80,000,000 total damage
On 2/28/2001 at 18:54:32, a magnitude 6.8 (6.8 MD, Depth: 32.2 mi, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 46.7 miles away from Lake Forest Park center
On 2/28/2001 at 18:54:32, a magnitude 6.8 (6.5 MB, 6.6 MS, 6.8 MW) earthquake occurred 48.1 miles away from Lake Forest Park 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 30.5 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 65.4 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 25.9 miles away from Lake Forest Park 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 (30) is a lot greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 27
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 21, Storms: 16, Mudslides: 11, Landslides: 9, Winter Storms: 7, Earthquakes: 2, Heavy Rains: 2, Winds: 2, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Volcanic Eruption: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Lake Forest Park topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Lake Forest Park:

  • NKC LAKE CITY KIDNEY CENTER (14524 BOTHELL WAY NE)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Lake Forest Park:

  • ANDERSON HOUSE (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; SEATTLE, WA)
  • SHORELINE HEALTH AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; SEATTLE, WA)
  • PARK RIDGE CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; SEATTLE, WA)
  • KINDRED NURSING AND REHABILITATION - ARDEN (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; SEATTLE, WA)
  • CRISTWOOD NURSING AND REHABILITATION (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; SEATTLE, WA)
  • BOTHELL HEALTH CARE (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; BOTHELL, WA)
  • EASTERN STAR NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; BOTHELL, WA)

Amtrak stations near Lake Forest Park:

  • 6 miles: EDMONDS (211 RAILROAD AVE.) . 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 taxi service, public transit connection.
  • 12 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.
  • 16 miles: EVERETT (2900 BOND ST.) . Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Lake Forest Park:

  • Shoreline Community College (about 4 miles; Shoreline, WA; Full-time enrollment: 5,026)
  • Seattle Community College-North Campus (about 5 miles; Seattle, WA; FT enrollment: 4,220)
  • Edmonds Community College (about 5 miles; Lynnwood, WA; FT enrollment: 7,271)
  • University of Washington-Bothell Campus (about 5 miles; Bothell, WA; FT enrollment: 3,902)
  • Cascadia Community College (about 5 miles; Bothell, WA; FT enrollment: 2,238)
  • Lake Washington Institute of Technology (about 7 miles; Kirkland, WA; FT enrollment: 2,947)
  • University of Washington-Seattle Campus (about 8 miles; Seattle, WA; FT enrollment: 39,445)

Public elementary/middle schools in Lake Forest Park:

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Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Lake Forest Park: Sheridan Beach (A), King County Fire Protection District 16 North Shore Fire Department Station 57 (B), Lake Forest Park Library (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Forest Park Shopping Center (1), Lake Forest Park Shopping Center (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Acacia Memorial Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Reservoir: Lake Forest Reservoir (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Creeks: Lyon Creek (A), McAleer Creek (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Court: Lake Forest Park Court House (17425 Ballinger Way Northeast).

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

2.5 people
Washington:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

69.7%
Whole state:

64.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

6.3%
Whole state:

7.7%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.7% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.6% of all households

People in group quarters in Lake Forest Park in 2010:

  • 61 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 15 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 8 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 5 people in in-patient hospice facilities
  • 3 people in residential treatment centers for adults
300 people in other group homes in 2000
6 people in homes for the mentally retarded in 2000

Banks with branches in Lake Forest Park (2011 data):

  • JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association: Lake Forest Park at 17191 Bothell Way Ne, branch established on 1974/01/01. 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.

For population 15 years and over in Lake Forest Park:

Marital status in Lake Forest Park, WA
  • Never married: 21.9%
  • Now married: 65.0%
  • Separated: 0.6%
  • Widowed: 3.3%
  • Divorced: 9.1%

For population 25 years and over in Lake Forest Park:

  • High school or higher: 97.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 60.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 27.2%
  • Unemployed: 5.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 29.7 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.5
Washington average:

11.4

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2019
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Lake Forest Park
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Religion statistics for Lake Forest Park, WA (based on King County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
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
King County:

0.16 / 10,000 pop.
Washington:

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.
Washington:

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

10.95 / 10,000 pop.
Washington:

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

6.7%
State:

7.7%
Adult obesity rate:
This 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:

52.1%
Washington:

49.9%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

49.1%
State:

47.2%

Average BMI:
Lake Forest Park:

28.2
Washington:

28.4

People feeling badly about themselves:
Lake Forest Park:

20.8%
Washington:

20.9%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Lake Forest Park:

10.2%
Washington:

10.5%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.9
Washington:

6.8

Overweight people:
Lake Forest Park:

34.0%
State:

32.8%

General health condition:
Here:

57.4%
State:

56.8%

Average condition of hearing:
Lake Forest Park:

78.5%
State:

79.4%

More about Health and Nutrition of Lake Forest Park, WA Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2017)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 21$228,102$130,3440$0
Streets and Highways 17$54,676$38,5950$0
Parks and Recreation 17$48,801$34,4480$0
Sewerage 17$35,539$25,0860$0
Other Government Administration 16$116,833$87,6250$0
Financial Administration 7$63,770$109,3200$0
Judicial and Legal 6$31,402$62,8040$0
Police - Other 6$40,568$81,1360$0
Totals for Government 107$619,691$69,4980$0

Lake Forest Park government finances - Expenditure in 2017 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $898,000 ($66.50)
    Parks and Recreation: $58,000 ($4.30)
    General - Other: $41,000 ($3.04)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $3,553,000 ($263.11)
    Financial Administration: $1,370,000 ($101.45)
    General - Other: $1,238,000 ($91.68)
    Central Staff Services: $1,069,000 ($79.16)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $821,000 ($60.80)
    Natural Resources - Other: $683,000 ($50.58)
    Regular Highways: $666,000 ($49.32)
    Sewerage: $412,000 ($30.51)
    Parks and Recreation: $235,000 ($17.40)
    Housing and Community Development: $201,000 ($14.88)
    General Public Buildings: $180,000 ($13.33)
    Corrections - Other: $10,000 ($0.74)
    Health - Other: $5,000 ($0.37)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $36,000 ($2.67)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Sewerage: $2,056,000 ($152.25)
    Other - Correctional Institutions: $164,000 ($12.14)
    Other - General - Other: $68,000 ($5.04)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $218,000 ($16.14)
    Police Protection: $12,000 ($0.89)
    Financial Administration: $8,000 ($0.59)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $2,000 ($0.15)
    Central Staff Services: $1,000 ($0.07)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $5,067,000 ($375.22)

Lake Forest Park government finances - Revenue in 2017 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $4,376,000 ($324.05)
    Other: $600,000 ($44.43)
    Regular Highways: $151,000 ($11.18)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $2,000 ($0.15)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $814,000 ($60.28)
    Other: $609,000 ($45.10)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $1,074,000 ($79.53)
    General Revenue - Other: $102,000 ($7.55)
    Interest Earnings: $35,000 ($2.59)
    Special Assessments: $34,000 ($2.52)
    Donations From Private Sources: $3,000 ($0.22)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $27,000 ($2.00)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,416,000 ($104.86)
    Other: $465,000 ($34.43)
    General Local Government Support: $170,000 ($12.59)
  • Tax - Property: $3,032,000 ($224.53)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $1,306,000 ($96.71)
    Public Utilities Sales: $1,100,000 ($81.46)
    Other License: $952,000 ($70.50)
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $874,000 ($64.72)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $358,000 ($26.51)
    Motor Vehicle License: $269,000 ($19.92)
    Amusements Sales: $18,000 ($1.33)

Lake Forest Park government finances - Debt in 2017 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,933,000 ($439.35)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,804,000 ($429.80)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,097,000 ($81.24)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $968,000 ($71.68)

Lake Forest Park government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $11,963,000 ($885.89)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $202,000 ($14.96)

6.61% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($79,392 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.61%
Washington average:

7.39%

0.11% of residents moved from foreign countries ($2,122 average AGI)
King County:

0.11%
Washington average:

0.11%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Snohomish County, WA  0.80% ($69,312 average AGI)
from Pierce County, WA  0.66% ($53,673)
from Los Angeles County, CA  0.22% ($98,405)


6.25% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($79,246 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.25%
Washington average:

6.40%

0.15% of residents moved to foreign countries ($2,693 average AGI)
King County:

0.15%
Washington average:

0.13%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Snohomish County, WA  1.24% ($71,246 average AGI)
to Pierce County, WA  1.00% ($57,641)
to Los Angeles County, CA  0.15% ($81,611)

Businesses in Lake Forest Park, WA

  • Rite Aid: 1
  • Subway: 1

Strongest AM radio stations in Lake Forest Park:

  • KCIS (630 AM; 5 kW; EDMONDS, WA; Owner: CRISTA MINISTRIES)
  • KIXI (880 AM; 50 kW; MERCER ISLAND/SEATTL, WA; Owner: BELLEVUE RADIO, INC.)
  • KKOL (1300 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: INSPIRATION MEDIA, INC.)
  • KRKO (1380 AM; 50 kW; EVERETT, WA; Owner: S-R BROADCASTING, CO.)
  • 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.)
  • KIRO (710 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KTTH (770 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KYCW (1090 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KKNW (1150 AM; 10 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ORCA RADIO, INC.)
  • KARR (1460 AM; 5 kW; KIRKLAND, WA; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • KLFE (1590 AM; 10 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: INSPIRATION MEDIA, INC.)
  • KJR (950 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA)

Strongest FM radio stations in Lake Forest Park:

  • KISW (99.9 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KCMS (105.3 FM; EDMONDS, WA; Owner: CRISTA MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • KQBZ (100.7 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KRWM (106.9 FM; BREMERTON, WA; Owner: SEASCAPE RADIO, INC.)
  • 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.)
  • KBSG-FM (97.3 FM; TACOMA, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • 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.)
  • KUOW (94.9 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: THE UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON)
  • KEXP-FM (90.3 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON BOARD OF REGENTS)
  • 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.)

TV broadcast stations around Lake Forest Park:

  • KING-TV (Channel 5; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: KING BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KSTW (Channel 11; TACOMA, WA; Owner: UPN TELEVISION STATIONS INC.)
  • KOMO-TV (Channel 4; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: FISHER BROADCASTING - SEATTLE TV, L.L.C.)
  • KTWB-TV (Channel 22; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • K58DP (Channel 58; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • KIRO-TV (Channel 7; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: KIRO-TV HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KCTS-TV (Channel 9; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: KCTS TELEVISION)
  • K57HB (Channel 57; EUREKA, CA; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KONG-TV (Channel 16; EVERETT, WA; Owner: KONG-TV, INC.)
  • K68DL (Channel 68; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • KHCV (Channel 45; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: NORTH PACIFIC INTERNATIONAL TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KWPX (Channel 33; BELLEVUE, WA; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • KCPQ (Channel 13; TACOMA, WA; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION NORTHWEST, INC.)
  • KWDK (Channel 56; TACOMA, WA; Owner: PUGET SOUND EDUCATIONAL TV, INC.)
  • KWOG (Channel 51; BELLEVUE, WA; Owner: AFRICAN-AMERICAN BROADCASTING CO.OF BELLEVUE, INC.)
Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of Lake Forest Park fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2019 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 3ft / 0.8mTotal length
  • $821,000Total costs
  • 36,329Total average daily traffic
  • 1,089Total average daily truck traffic
  • 58,126Total future (year 2036) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

13 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Lake Forest Park)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • L1, 17230 28 Ave Ne (Lat: 47.531861 Lon: -121.845667), Call Sign: WQSM241,
    Assigned Frequencies: 457.087 MHz, 457.187 MHz, 457.412 MHz, 457.787 MHz, 457.837 MHz, Grant Date: 10/29/2013, Expiration Date: 10/29/2023, Certifier: Ralph Allen, Registrant: Bearcom Operating LLC, Dallas, TX 75355-9001, Phone: (214) 765-7150, Fax: (214) 355-1707, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • WA-SEA0480C, 15020 Bothell Way Ne (Lat: 47.738167 Lon: -122.290194), Type: Bant, Structure height: 22 m, Call Sign: WQLX677,
    Assigned Frequencies: 21970.0 MHz, Grant Date: 06/30/2020, Expiration Date: 05/20/2030, Certifier: Nadja S Sodos-Wallace, Registrant: Sprint Corporation, 12502 Sunrise Valley Drive, M/S: Varesa0209, Reston, VA 20196, Phone: (800) 572-8256, Fax: (703) 433-4483, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

98 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Lake Forest Park)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

16 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Lake Forest Park)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 4 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)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED20$354,87360$335,591535$277,43320$133,59919$217,0181$177,400
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$208,9706$246,21355$295,2113$12,3072$232,1600$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED4$325,1487$296,106124$316,6042$175,7959$231,4630$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN7$330,8976$477,70296$290,3242$210,5857$253,2930$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS2$298,3750$020$327,3241$22,6500$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0204.02 , 0213.00, 0214.00, 0215.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 4 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED13$305,8843$342,710
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$357,2002$379,350
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$191,6803$312,937
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$01$256,900
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0204.02 , 0213.00, 0214.00, 0215.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Lake Forest Park, WA
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Lake Forest Park, WA - Value
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Lake Forest Park, WA
  • 68.4%Utility gas
  • 23.5%Electricity
  • 6.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.3%Wood
  • 0.2%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Lake Forest Park, WA
  • 72.7%Electricity
  • 19.3%Utility gas
  • 6.6%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Lake Forest Park compared to Washington state average:

  • Median household income above state average.
  • Median house value above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly above state average.

Lake Forest Park on our top lists:

  • #33 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in other group homes (population 1,000+)"
  • #101 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations (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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