Mill Creek East, Washington

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Population in 2010: 15,709.
Males: 7,819  (49.8%)
Females: 7,890  (50.2%)
Median resident age:  34.9 years
Washington median age:  37.7 years
Estimated median household income in 2016: $78,716
Mill Creek East:

$78,716
WA:

$67,106

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $36,135

Mill Creek East CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $362,100
Mill Creek East:

$362,100
WA:

$306,400

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $384,821; Detached houses: $410,661; Townhouses or other attached units: $319,803; In 2-unit structures: $378,622; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $387,678; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $268,427; Mobile homes: $137,119; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $167,017

Median gross rent in 2016: $1,813.

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  • Races in Mill Creek East, WA (2016)

    Mill Creek East races chart
    • 12,58964.6%White alone
    • 4,37922.5%Asian alone
    • 1,1165.7%Two or more races
    • 1,0045.2%Hispanic
    • 3842.0%Black alone
    • 400.2%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 200.1%American Indian alone
    • 170.09%Other race alone

Races in Mill Creek East detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Mill Creek East: 114.2 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: European (6.6%), German (6.4%), Norwegian (3.5%), English (3.3%), American (3.3%), Ukrainian (3.0%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

For population 25 years and over in Mill Creek East:

  • High school or higher: 96.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 51.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 17.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 35.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Mill Creek East CDP:

  • Never married: 25.3%
  • Now married: 60.6%
  • Separated: 0.8%
  • Widowed: 2.9%
  • Divorced: 10.4%

4,316 residents are foreign born (3.6% Europe).

This place:

22.1%
Washington:

13.5%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $4,525 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $3,857 (1.0%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Everett, WA (8.8 miles , pop. 91,488).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: East Seattle, WA (15.2 miles , pop. 480,100).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (971.3 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: North Creek, WA (1.0 miles ), Mill Creek, WA (1.4 miles ), Bothell East, WA (1.4 miles ), Silver Firs, WA (1.6 miles ), Martha Lake, WA (1.6 miles ), Clearview, WA (1.7 miles ), Larch Way, WA (1.7 miles ), Seattle Hill-Silver Firs, WA (1.8 miles ).

Latitude: 47.84 N, Longitude: 122.19 W

Mill Creek East household income distribution Mill Creek East home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

4.1%
Washington:

4.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (21%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (16%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Construction (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Information (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (22%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (13%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Management occupations (16%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (13%)
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (9%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (6%)
  • Production occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (5%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (16%)
  • Management occupations (11%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (9%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (8%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (8%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (7%)

Work and jobs in Mill Creek East: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Earthquake activity:

Mill Creek East-area historical earthquake activity is near Washington state average. It is 139% 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 43.1 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 54.8 miles away from Mill Creek East 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 36.5 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 72.6 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 20.6 miles away from Mill Creek East center
On 2/14/1981 at 06:09:27, a magnitude 5.5 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.5 ML) earthquake occurred 95.7 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 Snohomish County (28) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 26
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 19, Storms: 16, Mudslides: 12, Landslides: 8, Winter Storms: 5, Winds: 4, Earthquakes: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Volcanic Eruption: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near Mill Creek East:

  • MILL CREEK DIALYSIS CENTER (Dialysis Facility, about 2 miles away; BOTHELL, WA)
  • GENTIVA HEALTH SVS /CERT (Home Health Center, about 4 miles away; EVERETT, WA)
  • BETHANY AT SILVER LAKE (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; EVERETT, WA)
  • BOTHELL HEALTH CARE (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; BOTHELL, WA)
  • EASTERN STAR NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; BOTHELL, WA)
  • MANOR CARE HEALTH SERVICES (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; LYNNWOOD, WA)
  • ALPHA NURSING AND SERVICES INC (Home Health Center, about 5 miles away; EVERETT, WA)

Amtrak stations near Mill Creek East:

  • 10 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.
  • 10 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.
  • 11 miles: MONROE (RED BARN UNOCAL) - Bus Station

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Mill Creek East:

  • University of Washington-Bothell Campus (about 6 miles; Bothell, WA; Full-time enrollment: 3,902)
  • Cascadia Community College (about 6 miles; Bothell, WA; FT enrollment: 2,238)
  • Edmonds Community College (about 7 miles; Lynnwood, WA; FT enrollment: 7,271)
  • Lake Washington Institute of Technology (about 10 miles; Kirkland, WA; FT enrollment: 2,947)
  • Shoreline Community College (about 10 miles; Shoreline, WA; FT enrollment: 5,026)
  • Seattle Community College-North Campus (about 12 miles; Seattle, WA; FT enrollment: 4,220)
  • Everett Community College (about 12 miles; Everett, WA; FT enrollment: 5,818)

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Notable locations in Mill Creek East: Bothell Substation (A), Snohomish County Fire Protection District 7 Fire Station 2 (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Mill Creek East include: Light of the Cross Lutheran (A), Northview Community Church (B), Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton Church (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Snohomish 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 97.6. This is worse than average.

City:

97.6
U.S.:

74.7

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2013 was 0.242. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 5.0 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 17.3 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 17.2. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 10.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

17.2
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 10.9. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 6.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.9
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 7.30. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 3.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.30
U.S.:

9.35

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2001 was 0.00523. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 7.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00523
U.S.:

0.01376
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 5.7%
(5.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 6.9% for Black residents, 0.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.9% for other race residents, 6.3% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This place:  2.9 people
Washington:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  77.6%
Whole state:  64.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  6.6%
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
36 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers in 2010
5 people in other noninstitutional facilities in 2010

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.2
Washington average:

11.4

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2008 2012 2016

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Religion statistics for Mill Creek East CDP (based on Snohomish County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant85,354327
Catholic75,39316
Other34,27090
Mainline Protestant21,64271
Orthodox1,9436
Black Protestant4064
None494,327-
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: 121
Snohomish County:

1.79 / 10,000 pop.
Washington:

2.06 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 12
This county:

0.18 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.19 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 96
Snohomish County:

1.42 / 10,000 pop.
Washington:

1.18 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 172
Snohomish County:

2.55 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.67 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 469
Here:

6.95 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.5%
Washington:

7.7%
Adult obesity rate:
Snohomish County:

27.4%
Washington:

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

14.3%
State:

13.9%

6.36% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($45,503 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.36%
Washington average:

6.54%

0.11% of residents moved from foreign countries ($691 average AGI)
Snohomish County:

0.11%
Washington average:

0.14%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from King County, WA  2.73% ($47,962 average AGI)
from Pierce County, WA  0.19% ($38,259)
from Island County, WA  0.18% ($42,002)


6.28% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($46,033 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.28%
Washington average:

6.20%

0.11% of residents moved to foreign countries ($955 average AGI)
Snohomish County:

0.11%
Washington average:

0.14%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to King County, WA  2.52% ($46,693 average AGI)
to Pierce County, WA  0.18% ($39,504)
to Skagit County, WA  0.16% ($38,955)

Strongest AM radio stations in Mill Creek East:

  • KRKO (1380 AM; 50 kW; EVERETT, WA; Owner: S-R BROADCASTING, CO.)
  • KIXI (880 AM; 50 kW; MERCER ISLAND/SEATTL, WA; Owner: BELLEVUE RADIO, INC.)
  • KKOL (1300 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: INSPIRATION MEDIA, INC.)
  • KCIS (630 AM; 5 kW; EDMONDS, WA; Owner: CRISTA MINISTRIES)
  • KIRO (710 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KGNW (820 AM; 50 kW; BURIEN-SEATTLE, WA; Owner: INSPIRATION MEDIA, INC.)
  • KOMO (1000 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: FISHER BROADCASTING - SEATTLE RADIO, L.L.C.)
  • 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.)
  • KJR (950 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA)
  • KARR (1460 AM; 5 kW; KIRKLAND, WA; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • KNWX (1210 AM; 28 kW; AUBURN-FEDERAL WAY, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Mill Creek East:

  • 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)
  • 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.)
  • KRWM (106.9 FM; BREMERTON, WA; Owner: SEASCAPE RADIO, 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)
  • K205DL (88.9 FM; GRANITE FALLS/EVERET, WA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Mill Creek East:

  • KING-TV (Channel 5; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: KING BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KSTW (Channel 11; TACOMA, WA; Owner: UPN TELEVISION STATIONS INC.)
  • KTWB-TV (Channel 22; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • K58DP (Channel 58; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • 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.)
  • KCTS-TV (Channel 9; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: KCTS TELEVISION)
  • K57HB (Channel 57; EUREKA, CA; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KHCV (Channel 45; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: NORTH PACIFIC INTERNATIONAL TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KWPX (Channel 33; BELLEVUE, WA; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • KONG-TV (Channel 16; EVERETT, WA; Owner: KONG-TV, INC.)
  • K68DL (Channel 68; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • KWDK (Channel 56; TACOMA, WA; Owner: PUGET SOUND EDUCATIONAL TV, INC.)
  • KCPQ (Channel 13; TACOMA, WA; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION NORTHWEST, INC.)
  • K29ED (Channel 29; EVERETT, WA; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION HOLDINGS, INC.)

Mill Creek East compared to Washington state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage above state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Mill Creek East on our top lists:

  • #27 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Computer and mathematical occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #24 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
  • #45 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest number of infant deaths per 1000 residents 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #46 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that exercised in the past month"
  • #48 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest average weight of females"
  • #60 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Other congregations (pop. 50,000+)"
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