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Population in 2012: 49,069 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: +43.9%
Males: 24,373  (49.7%)
Females: 24,696  (50.3%)

Median resident age:  37.7 years
Washington median age:  32.2 years

Zip codes: 98074, 98075.

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Estimated median household income in 2012: $139,560 (it was $101,592 in 2000)
Sammamish:

$139,560
WA:

$57,573
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $54,249

Sammamish city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $536,116 (it was $362,900 in 2000)
Sammamish:

$536,116
WA:

$243,000
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $635,298; Detached houses: $655,946; Townhouses or other attached units: $373,696; Mobile homes: $258,553

Median gross rent in 2012: $1,611.

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  • White alone - 33,194 (71.5%)
  • Asian alone - 9,464 (20.4%)
  • Two or more races - 1,616 (3.5%)
  • Hispanic - 1,502 (3.2%)
  • Black alone - 290 (0.6%)
  • American Indian alone - 124 (0.3%)
  • Other race alone - 132 (0.3%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 83 (0.2%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Sammamish: 113.7 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (14.1%), English (9.4%), Irish (8.9%), Norwegian (3.4%), Scottish (2.9%), Italian (2.8%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Incorporated in 1999

Elevation: 54 feet

Land area: 18.1 square miles.

Population density: 2,718 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Sammamish:

  • High school or higher: 98.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 71.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 27.7%
  • Unemployed: 4.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 26.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Sammamish city:

  • Never married: 18.9%
  • Now married: 73.4%
  • Separated: 0.7%
  • Widowed: 1.7%
  • Divorced: 5.3%

11,238 residents are foreign born (4.6% Europe, 3.9% Asia, 3.3% North America).

This city:  24.2%
Washington:  13.3%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $5,609 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $5,959 (1.0%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Bellevue, WA (5.5 miles , pop. 109,569).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Seattle, WA (13.6 miles , pop. 563,374).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (954.5 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: Issaquah Plateau, WA (1.9 miles) , West Lake Sammamish, WA (1.9 miles ), Ames Lake, WA (2.0 miles ), Union Hill-Novelty Hill, WA (2.2 miles ), Issaquah, WA (2.3 miles ), Eastgate, WA (2.3 miles ), Bellevue, WA (2.3 miles ), Redmond, WA (2.4 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2004: 0 buildings
  • 2005: 269 buildings, average cost: $273,000
  • 2006: 0 buildings
  • 2007: 0 buildings
  • 2008: 1 building, cost: $347,200
  • 2009: 63 buildings, average cost: $346,500
  • 2010: 153 buildings, average cost: $368,200
  • 2011: 180 buildings, average cost: $391,800
  • 2012: 226 buildings, average cost: $359,800

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 47.61 N, Longitude: 122.04 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -14,883 (-32.1%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 3,673 (17.1%)

Area code commonly used in this area: 425

Sammamish household income distribution Sammamish home values distribution

Property values in Sammamish, WA


 

Crime rates in Sammamish by Year
Type 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 0000000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 34121285265687
per 100,000 9.711.534.22.95.823.014.35.717.012.213.917.214.8
Robberies 3523311332411
per 100,000 9.714.45.78.88.72.92.98.58.54.99.32.22.1
Assaults 88169875494778
per 100,000 26.023.145.626.323.320.214.311.325.49.816.315.117.0
Burglaries 1171211041137296991431036995107109
per 100,000 380.0349.2296.2330.1209.8276.4283.2404.8291.0169.0220.7230.1231.1
Thefts 366384323345312404329386307263275235221
per 100,000 1188.61108.3919.81007.7909.21163.2941.21092.6867.4644.0638.8505.4468.6
Auto thefts 28363134283729201217111413
per 100,000 90.9103.988.399.381.6106.583.056.633.941.625.630.127.6
Arson 1899813415746014
per 100,000 58.526.025.623.437.911.542.919.811.314.70.02.28.5
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 301.1) 105.6103.4111.588.575.4106.086.093.285.758.765.360.957.5

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Crime rate in Sammamish detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 32 (24 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

0.51
Washington average:

1.47

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Sammamish, Washington accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

4.2%
Washington:

6.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (30%)
  • Manufacturing (18%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Information (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Construction (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (3%)
  • Health care and social assistance (21%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (16%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Manufacturing (9%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
  • Information (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Computer specialists (12%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (10%)
  • Top executives (7%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (6%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Engineers (5%)
  • Operations specialties managers except financial managers (4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (6%)
  • Computer specialists (6%)
  • Business operations specialists (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Registered nurses (4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)

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Earthquake activity:

Sammamish-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Washington state average. It is 276% 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 32.8 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 43.8 miles away from Sammamish 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 24.3 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 67.5 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 20.9 miles away from Sammamish center
On 2/14/1981 at 06:09:27, a magnitude 5.5 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.5 ML) earthquake occurred 79.8 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: 25
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 16, Storms: 15, Mudslides: 8, Landslides: 6, Winter Storms: 5, Heavy Rains: 2, Winds: 2, Earthquakes: 2, Floods: 2, Snow: 1, Hurricane: 1, Volcanic Eruption: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals/medical centers near Sammamish:

  • MARIANWOOD (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; ISSAQUAH, WA)
  • PROVIDENCE MARIANWOOD (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; ISSAQUAH, WA)
  • EASTSIDE MEDICAL AND REHAB CENTER - 2ND (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; BELLEVUE, WA)

Political contributions by individuals in Sammamish, WA

Amtrak stations near Sammamish:

  • 14 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.
  • 18 miles: MONROE (RED BARN UNOCAL) - Bus Station

Local government website: www.ci.sammamish.wa.us/default.asp

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Sammamish:

  • Bellevue College (about 5 miles; Bellevue, WA; Full-time enrollment: 6,870)
  • University of Washington-Bothell Campus (about 13 miles; Bothell, WA; FT enrollment: 2,021)
  • Seattle University (about 13 miles; Seattle, WA; FT enrollment: 5,632)
  • Seattle Community College-Central Campus (about 14 miles; Seattle, WA; FT enrollment: 4,243)
  • University of Washington-Seattle Campus (about 14 miles; Seattle, WA; FT enrollment: 38,572)
  • Seattle Community College-North Campus (about 16 miles; Seattle, WA; FT enrollment: 2,268)
  • Seattle Pacific University (about 16 miles; Seattle, WA; FT enrollment: 3,207)

Public high schools in Sammamish:

Biggest public elementary/middle schools in Sammamish:

Private elementary/middle schools in Sammamish:

  • TLC ACADEMY (Students: 144; Location: 21512 NE 16TH ST; Grades: PK - KG)
  • ARBOR SCHOOLS (Students: 110; Location: 1107 228TH AVE SE; Grades: KG - 9)
  • LAKESIDE MONTESSORI SCHOOL (Students: 57; Location: 3310 E LAKE SAMMAMISH PKWY SE STE C1; Grades: PK - KG)
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Notable locations in Sammamish: Sahalee Country Club (A), Sammamish Highlands Center (B), Inglewood Plaza (C), Monohon (D), Eastside Fire and Rescue Station 82 (E), Eastside Fire and Rescue Station 81 (F), Eastside Fire and Rescue Station 83 (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Sammamish include: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (A), Community Church of Joy (B), Evergreen Christian Fellowship Church (C), Mary Queen of Peace Roman Catholic Church (D), Sammamish Hills Lutheran Church (E), Pine Lake Covenant Church (F), Sammamish Presbyterian Church (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes: Beaver Lakes (A), Laughing Jacobs Lake (B), Pine Lake (C), Long Lake (D), Beaver Lake (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creeks: Ebright Creek (A), Pine Lake Creek (B), Kanim Creek (C), Zackuse Creek (D), George Davis Creek (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Sailings Inc. (Recreational Trips & Guides; 2705 224th Avenue NE) (1), All Rivers Guide Service (Tours & Charters; 21824 SE 28th St) (2), A Cooks Tour (Tours & Charters; 221 214th Avenue Northeast) (3). Display/hide their approximate locations 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
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Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 27.9. This is about average.
City:

27.9
U.S.:

32.0
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.274. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 5.0 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.274
U.S.:

0.334
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 1.46. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 12.7 miles away from the city center.
City:

1.46
U.S.:

2.43
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 18.5. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 4.0 miles away from the city center.
City:

18.5
U.S.:

28.3
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2007 was 17.5. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 7.4 miles away from the city center.
City:

17.5
U.S.:

25.6
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 8.42. This is about average. Closest monitor was 7.4 miles away from the city center.
City:

8.42
U.S.:

9.59

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

DAWNBREAKER WATER ASSOCIATION (Population served: 153, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2005, Contaminant: Coliform
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 2.5%
(2.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 4.6% for Black residents, 11.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 31.5% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 10.2% for other race residents, 7.2% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This city:  3.0 people
Washington:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  85.2%
Whole state:  64.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  3.3%
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: 0.2% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Sammamish, WA

People in group quarters in Sammamish in 2010:

  • 55 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 18 people in workers’ group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 14 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 12 people in other noninstitutional facilities

Sammamish compared to Washington state average:

  • Median household income significantly above state average.
  • Median house value significantly 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 above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly 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.


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Banks with branches in Sammamish (2011 data):

  • Bank of America, National Association: Pine Lake Branch at 3090 Issaquah-Pine Lake Road, Southe, branch established on 1990/06/25; Sammamish Highlands Branch at 500 228th Ave Ne, branch established on 1986/07/14. 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: Sammamish at 336 228th Ave. N. E., branch established on 2003/11/24. 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
  • KeyBank National Association: Sammamish Highlands Branch at 719 228th Avenue N.E., branch established on 2001/08/06. 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
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Sammamish Highlands Branch at 630 228th Avenue Northeast, branch established on 1997/11/08. 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

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Sammamish travel time to work - commute


Sammamish mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (81%)
  • Electricity (16%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)
  • Wood (1%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

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1996 Presidential Elections Results

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

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 37.26%
Here37.3%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchLDS (Mormon) ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaJewishPresbyterian Church (USA)
Adherents43.3%6.3%5.5%5.0%4.2%
Congregations5.9%9.7%6.2%1.9%5.5%
NameAssemblies of GodUnited Methodist ChurchEpiscopal Church Charismatic Churches IndependentOther
Adherents3.8%2.9%2.8%2.7%23.6%
Congregations5.6%4.6%3.6%0.7%56.4%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables 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%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 4$27,232$81,6960$0
Other Government Administration 11$76,892$83,8820$0
Police - Other 1$3,802$45,6240$0
Streets and Highways 22$112,308$61,2590$0
Parks and Recreation 13$61,526$56,7930$0
Housing and Community Development(Local) 20$110,660$66,3960$0
Totals for Government 71$392,420$66,3250$0

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

  • Construction - General - Other: $5,511,000 ($112.31)
    Parks and Recreation: $4,395,000 ($89.57)
    Regular Highways: $3,306,000 ($67.37)
  • Current Operations - Central Staff Services: $2,386,000 ($48.63)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,368,000 ($27.88)
    Regular Highways: $1,036,000 ($21.11)
    Housing and Community Development: $806,000 ($16.43)
    Sewerage: $711,000 ($14.49)
    General - Other: $693,000 ($14.12)
    Financial Administration: $648,000 ($13.21)
    General Public Buildings: $403,000 ($8.21)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $381,000 ($7.76)
    Police Protection: $113,000 ($2.30)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $187,000 ($3.81)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Local Fire Protection: $4,895,000 ($99.76)
    Police Protection: $3,343,000 ($68.13)
    Regular Highways: $602,000 ($12.27)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $428,000 ($8.72)
    Police Protection: $161,000 ($3.28)
    Regular Highways: $55,000 ($1.12)
    Local Fire Protection: $50,000 ($1.02)
    Parks and Recreation: $40,000 ($0.82)
    Central Staff Services: $24,000 ($0.49)
    Financial Administration: $6,000 ($0.12)
    Housing and Community Development: $5,000 ($0.10)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $4,392,000 ($89.51)

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

  • Charges - All Other: $3,627,000 ($73.92)
    Parks and Recreation: $52,000 ($1.06)
    Regular Highways: $30,000 ($0.61)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $185,000 ($3.77)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $38,000 ($0.77)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $1,587,000 ($32.34)
    Donations From Private Sources: $288,000 ($5.87)
    Rents: $188,000 ($3.83)
    Fines and Forfeits: $31,000 ($0.63)
    General Revenue, NEC: $18,000 ($0.37)
    Sale of Property: $9,000 ($0.18)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,443,000 ($29.41)
    General Local Government Support: $409,000 ($8.34)
    All Other: $363,000 ($7.40)
    Health and Hospitals: $1,000 ($0.02)
  • Tax - Property: $16,790,000 ($342.17)
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $5,000,000 ($101.90)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $3,266,000 ($66.56)
    Other License: $1,918,000 ($39.09)
    Public Utilities Sales: $371,000 ($7.56)
    Occupation and Business License, NEC: $50,000 ($1.02)
    Other Selective Sales: $1,000 ($0.02)

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

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $12,135,000 ($247.30)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $11,410,000 ($232.53)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $725,000 ($14.78)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $57,409,000 ($1169.96)

7.07% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($51,604 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.07%
Washington average:

7.86%

0.27% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,154 average AGI)
King County:

0.27%
Washington average:

0.26%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Snohomish County, WA  0.95% ($45,723 average AGI)
from Pierce County, WA  0.78% ($40,128)
from Los Angeles County, CA  0.20% ($65,600)


6.45% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($54,696 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.45%
Washington average:

7.07%

0.16% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,377 average AGI)
King County:

0.16%
Washington average:

0.16%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Snohomish County, WA  1.31% ($49,721 average AGI)
to Pierce County, WA  0.97% ($46,071)
to Los Angeles County, CA  0.15% ($51,775)

Strongest AM radio stations in Sammamish:

  • KIXI (880 AM; 50 kW; MERCER ISLAND/SEATTL, WA; Owner: BELLEVUE RADIO, INC.)
  • KKNW (1150 AM; 10 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ORCA RADIO, 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)
  • 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.)
  • KRKO (1380 AM; 50 kW; EVERETT, WA; Owner: S-R BROADCASTING, CO.)
  • KYCW (1090 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KKOL (1300 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: INSPIRATION MEDIA, INC.)
  • KXPA (1540 AM; 5 kW; BELLEVUE, WA; Owner: MULTICULTURAL RADIO BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KARR (1460 AM; 5 kW; KIRKLAND, WA; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • KJR (950 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA)
  • KNWX (1210 AM; 28 kW; AUBURN-FEDERAL WAY, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Sammamish:

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

TV broadcast stations around Sammamish:

  • KHCV (Channel 45; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: NORTH PACIFIC INTERNATIONAL TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KWPX (Channel 33; BELLEVUE, WA; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • KSTW (Channel 11; TACOMA, WA; Owner: UPN TELEVISION STATIONS INC.)
  • KWDK (Channel 56; TACOMA, WA; Owner: PUGET SOUND EDUCATIONAL TV, 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.)
  • KWOG (Channel 51; BELLEVUE, WA; Owner: AFRICAN-AMERICAN BROADCASTING CO.OF BELLEVUE, 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.)

National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 2
Total length: 13 meters (43ft)
Total average daily traffic: 25,800
Total average daily truck traffic: 1,290
Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic: 49,500


FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1
  • 1906 228th Street Se (Lat: 47.594833 Lon: -122.033444), Type: Pole, Structure height: 45.7 m, Overall height: 48.2 m, Call Sign: KNKA215
    Assigned Frequencies: 880.020 MHz, 880.020 MHz, 880.020 MHz, 835.020 MHz, 835.020 MHz, 835.020 MHz, 891.510 MHz, 891.510 MHz, 891.510 MHz, 846.510 MHz, 846.510 MHz, 846.510 MHz
    Grant Date: 11/15/2004, Expiration Date: 10/01/2014
    Registrant: Verizon Wireless, 1120 Sanctuary Pkwy, #150 Gasa5reg, Alpharetta, GA 30009-7630, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (770) 797-1036, Email:

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

3
  • Richard Byrne, 23025 Ne 8 Th Street (Lat: 47.615444 Lon: -122.032722), Type: 37.1, Overall height: 31 m
    Registrant: 9196535710, Afry@towerco.Com, 5000 VALLEYSTONE DRIVE, SUITE 200
  • Richard Byrne, 23025 Ne 8 Th Street (Lat: 47.615444 Lon: -122.032722), Type: 37.1, Overall height: 31 m
    Registrant: 9196535710, Afry@towerco.Com, 5000 VALLEYSTONE DRIVE, SUITE 200
  • Edward G Roach, 23025 Ne 8 Th Street (Lat: 47.615444 Lon: -122.032722), Type: 37.1, Structure height: 53033 m, Overall height: 31 m
    Registrant: 5619957670, Eroach@sbasite.Com, 5900 BROKEN SOUND PKWY NW

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Sammamish, WA)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

5
  • SAMMAMISH, Lat: 47.641889 Lon: -122.079000, Call Sign: WQFR623
    Assigned Frequencies: 952.193 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/18/2006, Expiration Date: 09/18/2016, Certifier: William Speck
    Registrant: Sensus, 450 N Gallatin Ave, Uniontown, PA 15401, Phone: (800) 638-3748, Fax: (800) 888-2403, Email:
  • WA-SEA538a, 22025 Ne 12th Pl (Lat: 47.620333 Lon: -122.045833), Type: Pole, Structure height: 45.7 m, Call Sign: WQHF358
    Assigned Frequencies: 17965.0 MHz, 18015.0 MHz, 21825.0 MHz, 18065.0 MHz, 18115.0 MHz, 21975.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 07/17/2007, Expiration Date: 07/17/2017, Certifier: Nadja Sodos-Wallace
    Registrant: Clearwire Corporation, 1250 Eye Street, Nw, Suite 901, Washington, DC 20005, Phone: (202) 330-4011, Fax: (202) 330-4008, Email:
  • WA-SEA084a, 1616 228th Avenue Se (Lat: 47.595000 Lon: -122.032972), Type: Pole, Structure height: 42.7 m, Call Sign: WQHF359
    Assigned Frequencies: 23025.0 MHz, 23025.0 MHz, 23175.0 MHz, 23125.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 07/17/2007, Expiration Date: 07/17/2017, Certifier: Nadja Sodos-Wallace
    Registrant: Clearwire Corporation, 1250 Eye Street, Nw, Suite 901, Washington, DC 20005, Phone: (202) 330-4011, Fax: (202) 330-4008, Email:
  • SE63XC102, 2040 210th Circle Ne (Lat: 47.627667 Lon: -122.060222), Type: Mtower, Structure height: 30.2 m, Call Sign: WQRC602
    Assigned Frequencies: 23175.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/16/2013, Expiration Date: 04/16/2023, Certifier: Kyle B Entz
    Registrant: Sprint Nextel Corporation, 12502 Sunrise Valley Drive, Reston, VA 20196, Phone: (703) 433-4000, Fax: (703) 433-4483
  • SE03XC076, 22000 Block Ne 12th Place (Lat: 47.620389 Lon: -122.045667), Type: Tank, Structure height: 42.7 m, Call Sign: WQRC871
    Assigned Frequencies: 21975.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/17/2013, Expiration Date: 04/17/2023, Certifier: Kyle B Entz
    Registrant: Sprint Nextel Corporation, 12502 Sunrise Valley Drive, Reston, VA 20196, Phone: (703) 433-4000, Fax: (703) 433-4483

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

345 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Sammamish)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

38 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Sammamish)


Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full and 7 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
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 ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED74$393,199296$428,8742,208$339,32954$265,4091$22,884,16042$299,5911$117,100
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED5$412,59038$406,602197$359,5163$137,2430$06$292,4950$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED8$373,60639$492,718341$416,07714$206,9220$013$294,5331$312,200
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN8$412,69131$453,429356$393,96612$291,5181$427,39010$233,4480$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS2$399,0009$420,82668$379,3904$355,7930$05$321,9240$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0322.03 , 0322.07, 0322.08, 0322.09, 0322.11, 0323.16, 0323.17, 0323.18

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full and 7 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
D) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED26$397,45312$380,8560$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED3$418,60011$357,7790$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED4$302,1557$418,2691$197,530
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN4$353,6303$376,6400$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$970,6501$594,9500$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0322.03 , 0322.07, 0322.08, 0322.09, 0322.11, 0323.16, 0323.17, 0323.18

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 12
  • Hazardous Condition: 5
  • Service Call: 4

Incident types - Sammamish


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Sammamish, WA
Businesses in Sammamish, WA
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven1Nike1
Ace Hardware1Papa John's Pizza1
Domino's Pizza1Quiznos1
FedEx2RadioShack1
GNC1Rite Aid1
GameStop1Safeway1
H&R Block1Starbucks3
Jack In The Box1Subway1
Jamba Juice1T-Mobile1
Jones New York1Taco Bell1
KFC1U-Haul1
Kroger1UPS2
McDonald's1Vons1
New Balance1

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Total of 5520 patent applications in 2008-2014.

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