Snohomish County, Washington (WA)

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County population in 2012: 733,036 (89% urban, 11% rural); it was 606,024 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 145,760
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 33,999
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 152,324
Renter-occupied apartments: 88,566 (it was 72,528 in 2000)
% of renters here:

32%
State:

36%

Land area: 2089 sq. mi.

Water area: 107.3 sq. mi.

Population density: 346 people per square mile   (high).

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Snohomish County: 110.7 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (31.9%), Educational, health and social services (15.7%), Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing (10.1%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 60%
  • Government: 12%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 27%
  • Unpaid family work: 1%
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Races in Snohomish County, Washington:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (74.3%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (9.0%)
  • Asian alone (8.8%)
  • Two or more races (3.7%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (2.4%)
  • American Indian and Alaska Native alone (1.2%)
Median resident age:  37.0 years
Washington median age:  37.0 years
Males: 356,958  (42.5%)
Females: 356,377  (57.5%)
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Snohomish County,WA real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Snohomish County:

2.0 people
Washington:

3 people
Estimated median household income in 2013: $67,394 ($53,060 in 1999)

This county:

$67394
Washington:

$58405

Median contract rent in 2013 for apartments: $972 (lower quartile is $771, upper quartile is $1,240)
This county:

$972
State:

$867


Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $277,500 (it was $188,600 in 2000)
Snohomish:

$277,500
Washington:

$250,800
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $199,500 - $378,300

Mean price in 2013:

Detached houses: $320,538
Here:

$320,538
State:

$329,559

Townhouses or other attached units: $221,468
Here:

$221,468
State:

$270,940

In 2-unit structures: $239,599
Here:

$239,599
State:

$280,281

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $159,463
Here:

$159,463
State:

$202,515

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $153,474
Here:

$153,474
State:

$245,538

Mobile homes: $100,745
Here:

$100,745
State:

$98,688

Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $73,599
Here:

$73,599
State:

$69,606
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,854
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $566

Institutionalized population: 5,769

Crime in 2005 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):


Crime in 2004 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

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Health of residents in Snohomish County based on CDC Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System Survey Questionnaires from 2003 to 2009:

General health status score of residents in this county from 1 (poor) to 5 (excellent) is 3.5. This is about average.
81.1% of residents exercised in the past month. This is more than average.
47.1% of residents smoked 100+ cigarettes in their lives. This is about average.
82.1% of adult residents drank alcohol in the past 30 days. This is more than average.
72.2% of residents visited a dentist within the past year. This is about average.
Average weight of males is 198 pounds. This is more than average.
Average weight of females is 168 pounds. This is more than average.
30.1% of residents keep firearms around their homes. This is less than average.


Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2000: 3821 buildings, average cost: $123,900
  • 2001: 3787 buildings, average cost: $132,900
  • 2002: 3902 buildings, average cost: $140,200
  • 2003: 4249 buildings, average cost: $150,400
  • 2004: 4921 buildings, average cost: $160,800
  • 2005: 5719 buildings, average cost: $175,200
  • 2006: 4557 buildings, average cost: $177,100
  • 2007: 3618 buildings, average cost: $175,000
  • 2008: 1840 buildings, average cost: $189,500
  • 2009: 1790 buildings, average cost: $211,100

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $3,035 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $2,898 (1.1%)

Snohomish County household income distribution in 2009 Snohomish County home values distribution Snohomish County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 11.3%
(9.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 18.8% for Black residents, 20.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 18.8% for American Indian residents, 13.8% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 36.8% for other race residents, 19.3% for two or more races residents)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 11.3%
Snohomish County:

11.3%
Washington:

14.1%
(9.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 19.0% for Black residents, 20.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 17.4% for American Indian residents, 14.1% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 33.3% for other race residents, 19.3% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2013: 37 years old
(Males: 36 years old, Females: 38 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 41 years old, Black residents: 32 years old, American Indian residents: 32 years old, Asian residents: 36 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 25 years old, Other race residents: 25 years old)

Area name: Seattle-Bellevue, WA HUD Metro FMR Area
Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Snohomish County is $698 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $840 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $1187 a month.

Cities in this county include: Everett, Edmonds, Seattle Hill-Silver Firs, Lynnwood, North Creek, Marysville, Paine Field-Lake Stickney, Picnic Point-North Lynnwood, North Marysville, Silver Firs.

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

2005 air pollution in Snohomish County:

Carbon Monoxide: 4 ppm (standard limit: 9 ppm). Above U.S. average.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual: 10.3 µg/m3(standard limit: 15.0 µg/m3). Near U.S. average.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) 24-hour: 37 µg/m3(standard limit: 35 µg/m3). Near U.S. average.

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Notable locations in this county outside city limits:

Notable locations in Snohomish County: No Vu Dairy (A), Misich Dairy Farm (B), Werkhoven Dairy (C), Camano Vu Dairy (D), Stilli Ridge Dairy (E), Kwant Dairy (F), Strawder Dairy (G), Frohning Dairy (H), Giles Dairy (I), Van Putten Dairy (J), Mouws Dairy (K), Miedema Dairy (L), Pine View Dairy (M), Kosterland Dairy (N), Hofstra Dairy (O), Silwood Dairy Farms (P), Van Slageren Dairy (Q), Whitewater Launch (R), North Fork Dairy (S), Hollandia Farms (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Snohomish County include: Tulalip Church of God (A), Freeborn Church (B), Cedarhome Seventh Day Adventist Church (C), Burn Road Bible Church (D), Lutheran Chapel on the Hill (E), Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses (F), Kingdom Hall of Jehovahs Witnesses (G), Kingdom Hall of Jehovahs Witness (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Suiattle Cemetery (1), Pleasant View Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes, reservoirs, and swamps: Margaret Lake (A), Lake Cochran (B), Coal Lake (C), South Lake (D), Pete Lake (E), Trestle Swamp (F), Treen Lake (G), Rivord Lake (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Baldy Creek (A), Barclay Creek (B), Barr Creek (C), Bath Creek (D), Beaver Creek (E), Bedal Creek (F), Bender Creek (G), Big Four Creek (H), Bitter Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Snohomish County include: Mount Pilchuck State Forest (1), Grandview Recreation Center (2), Wallace Falls State Park (3), East Arlington Regional Park (4), Backman County Park (5), Blue Stilly Park (6). Display/hide their locations on the map

Neighboring counties: Chelan County , Island County , King County , Skagit County .

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

5.1%
Washington:

5.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 29,961
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 89.2%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 24.4%

Number of foreign born residents: 59,014 (47% naturalized citizens)

Snohomish County:

9.7%
Whole state:

10.4%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1995 to March 2000: 15,046
  • 1990 to 1994: 10,990
  • 1985 to 1989: 7,932
  • 1980 to 1984: 7,063
  • 1975 to 1979: 5,108
  • 1970 to 1974: 2,990
  • 1970 to 1974: 2,192
  • 1965 to 1969: 7,693

Mean travel time to work (commute): 29.6 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 62.8%

Snohomish County marital status for males Snohomish County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:


Housing units in Snohomish County with a mortgage: 100,907 (13,209 second mortgage, 11,411 home equity loan, 405 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 21,796

Here:

0.0% with mortgage
State:

75.4% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Snohomish County

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

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 121
Snohomish County:

1.79 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.06 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 12
Here:

0.18 / 10,000 pop.
Washington:

0.19 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (no gas): 96
This 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.
Washington:

2.67 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 469
This county:

6.95 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.26 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Snohomish County:

7.5%
Washington:

7.7%

Adult obesity rate:
Snohomish County:

27.4%
State:

25.7%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

14.3%
State:

13.9%

Agriculture in Snohomish County:

Average size of farms: 44 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $80,653
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $2308.45
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 40.15%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 54.34%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $73,841
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 36.59%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 20.96%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $35,633
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 89.90%
Average age of principal farm operators: 55 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 46.88
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 48.51%
All wheat for grain: 420 harvested acres
Vegetables: 2,307 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 251 acres

Tornado activity:

Snohomish County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below Washington state average. It is 36254267.6 times below overall U.S. average.

Earthquake activity:

Snohomish County-area historical earthquake activity is near Washington state average. It is 135% 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 53.7 miles away from Snohomish County 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 65.4 miles away from the county 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 47.0 miles away from the county 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 82.8 miles away from the county 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 18.9 miles away from Snohomish County center
On 2/14/1981 at 06:09:27, a magnitude 5.5 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.5 ML) earthquake occurred 105.3 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), energy magnitude (ME), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:


The number of natural disasters in Snohomish County (23) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 22
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 15, Storms: 14, Mudslides: 8, Landslides: 6, Winter Storms: 4, Earthquakes: 2, Winds: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Volcanic Eruption: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Class of Workers

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):

  • Mexico (12%)
  • Korea (10%)
  • Philippines (9%)
  • Canada (9%)
  • Vietnam (7%)
  • Ukraine (5%)
  • United Kingdom (4%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Snohomish County (%):

  • German (16%)
  • English (10%)
  • Irish (9%)
  • Norwegian (8%)
  • United States or American (7%)
  • Swedish (4%)
  • Italian (3%)

Snohomish County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 225,424 (75%)
  • Carpooled: 42,316 (14%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 11,292 (4%)
  • Streetcar or trolley car: 54 (0%)
  • Subway or elevated: 40 (0%)
  • Railroad: 28 (0%)
  • Ferryboat: 79 (0%)
  • Taxi: 131 (0%)
  • Motorcycle: 342 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 787 (0%)
  • Walked: 5,688 (2%)
  • Other means: 1,686 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 11,994 (4%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders


People in group quarters in Snohomish County, Washington in 2000:

  • 2,505 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 2,036 people in military ships
  • 1,792 people in state prisons
  • 879 people in nursing homes
  • 683 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 303 people in other group homes
  • 257 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 114 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 98 people in military barracks, etc.
  • 91 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 86 people in short-term care, detention or diagnostic centers for delinquent children
  • 86 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 70 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 45 people in unknown juvenile institutions
  • 30 people in military transient quarters for temporary residents
  • 25 people in homes for the physically handicapped
  • 12 people in religious group quarters

People in group quarters in Snohomish County, Washington in 2010:

  • 2,463 people in state prisons
  • 1,904 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 1,242 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 1,100 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 757 people in military barracks and dormitories (nondisciplinary)
  • 709 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 683 people in military ships
  • 569 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 407 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 259 people in college/university student housing
  • 144 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 50 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
  • 43 people in hospitals with patients who have no usual home elsewhere
  • 30 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals and psychiatric units in other hospitals
  • 16 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 11 people in in-patient hospice facilities
  • 5 people in correctional residential facilities
  • 5 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $64,523.

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%

4.00% relocated from other counties in Washington ($28,141 average AGI)
2.25% relocated from other states ($16,671 average AGI)
Snohomish County:

2.25%
Washington average:

3.33%

Percentage of residents relocating from other counties or countries


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)
from Skagit County, WA  0.17% ($41,079)
from Whatcom County, WA  0.14% ($34,050)
from Spokane County, WA  0.10% ($34,429)
from Los Angeles County, CA  0.10% ($51,262)


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%

3.84% relocated to other counties in Washington ($27,422 average AGI)
2.33% relocated to other states ($17,656 average AGI)
Snohomish County:

2.33%
Washington average:

2.98%

Percentage of residents relocating to other counties or countries


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)
to Island County, WA  0.15% ($48,600)
to Whatcom County, WA  0.14% ($37,944)
to Maricopa County, AZ  0.11% ($49,842)
to Los Angeles County, CA  0.09% ($35,634)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 15.2
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 13.6
Births per 1000 population from 2007 to 2013: 13.1

Births per 1000 population in Snohomish County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 6.1
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 6.4
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2013: 6.4

Deaths per 1000 population in Snohomish County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 5.4
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 4.6
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2007 to 2012: 4.4

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Snohomish County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2003: 65,660 (56,568 aged, 9,092 disabled)
Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 13%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 10%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 0.62
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 5255.060
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 90.8
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 25690

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1275.410
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 673.230
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 3.81

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 45.42
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 114.030

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 9.76

EPA green book nonattainment status in 2004-2006: 1

Homicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 23.9. This is less than state average.

Mechanisms of homicide:

Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 12.2
  • Other - 11.7

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 123.8. This is less than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide:

Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 60.1
  • Suffocation - 29.3
  • Poisoning - 24.1
  • Other - 10.4

Household type by relationship:

Households: 702,938

Size of family households: 71,919 2-persons, 43,090 3-persons, 39,205 4-persons, 16,984 5-persons, 6,626 6-persons, 4,458 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 65,319 1-person, 16,580 2-persons, 2,689 3-persons, 944 4-persons, 321 5-persons, 109 6-persons, 81 7-or-more-persons.

121,078 married couples with children.
33,184 single-parent households (9,051 men, 24,133 women).

87.8% of residents of Snohomish County speak English at home.
3.4% of residents speak Spanish at home (58% speak English very well, 20% speak English well, 16% speak English not well, 6% don't speak English at all).
3.6% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (63% speak English very well, 19% speak English well, 14% speak English not well, 4% don't speak English at all).
4.7% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (51% speak English very well, 28% speak English well, 18% speak English not well, 3% don't speak English at all).
0.5% of residents speak other language at home (67% speak English very well, 24% speak English well, 7% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $2,555,166,000 ($3966 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $467,326,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $1,150,896,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $424,974,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $10,837,000
Federal grants: $443,471,000
Federal procurement contracts: $188,066,000 ($144,059,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $336,922,000 ($228,253,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $34,977,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $906,189,000
Federal Government insurance: $336,865,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 44,480
Here:

68 per 1000 residents
State:

66 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 21,515
Here:

33 per 1000 residents
State:

38 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +12,092
Here:

+18 per 1000 residents
State:

+21 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +15,748
Here:

+24 per 1000 residents
State:

+13 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Snohomish County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 71.07 millions of gallons per day (10% from ground, 90% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.4
State:

6.3

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.0
State:

3.9

Year house built

  • 2005 or later: 6,854
  • 2000 to 2004: 58,127
  • 1990 to 1999: 65,136
  • 1980 to 1989: 50,378
  • 1970 to 1979: 44,808
  • 1960 to 1969: 27,740
  • 1950 to 1959: 15,962
  • 1940 to 1949: 6,798
  • 1939 or earlier: 17,292
Rooms in houses/apartments in Snohomish County, Washington
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 499
  • 2 rooms: 1,823
  • 3 rooms: 5,934
  • 4 rooms: 12,423
  • 5 rooms: 24,710
  • 6 rooms: 32,840
  • 7 rooms: 29,416
  • 8 rooms: 21,716
  • 9+ rooms: 22,963
  • 1 room: 3,526
  • 2 rooms: 9,522
  • 3 rooms: 13,347
  • 4 rooms: 20,290
  • 5 rooms: 13,886
  • 6 rooms: 6,473
  • 7 rooms: 3,077
  • 8 rooms: 1,482
  • 9+ rooms: 925
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Snohomish County, Washington
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 994
  • 1 bedroom: 5,327
  • 2 bedrooms: 25,670
  • 3 bedrooms: 79,031
  • 4 bedrooms: 34,031
  • 5+ bedrooms: 7,271
  • no bedroom: 4,426
  • 1 bedroom: 20,595
  • 2 bedrooms: 30,887
  • 3 bedrooms: 13,560
  • 4 bedrooms: 2,516
  • 5+ bedrooms: 544
Cars and other vehicles available in Snohomish County, Washington in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 3,238
  • 1 vehicle: 31,379
  • 2 vehicles: 71,017
  • 3 vehicles: 32,525
  • 4 vehicles: 9,650
  • 5+ vehicles: 4,515
  • no vehicle: 7,860
  • 1 vehicle: 33,559
  • 2 vehicles: 22,952
  • 3 vehicles: 5,959
  • 4 vehicles: 1,555
  • 5+ vehicles: 643

48% of Snohomish County residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 54% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 59% lived in Washington.

Snohomish County:

48.3%
State average:

50.2%

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $189,500


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 1%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 1%

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Snohomish County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (43.1%)
  • Electricity (42.4%)
  • Wood (5.9%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (4.6%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (3.3%)
  • Other fuel (0.6%)
  • Electricity (83.9%)
  • Utility gas (10.8%)
  • Wood (2.4%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1.3%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1.1%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 6,379
Here:

8.3%
Washington:

9.2%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 2,265
Here:

6.1%
Washington:

7.0%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 3,391
Here:

13.2%
Washington:

15.7%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)

Snohomish County government finances - Expenditure in 2006:

  • Construction - General - Other: $25,333,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $15,475,000
    Regular Highways: $11,812,000
    Parks and Recreation: $7,347,000
    Correctional Institutions: $368,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $344,000
    Police Protection: $200,000
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $35,953,000
    Solid Waste Management: $34,110,000
    Correctional Institutions: $33,327,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $32,897,000
    Regular Highways: $26,108,000
    General - Other: $24,127,000
    Financial Administration: $18,164,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $15,956,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $13,767,000
    Health - Other: $12,394,000
    Central Staff Services: $9,600,000
    Parks and Recreation: $7,142,000
    Sewerage: $6,427,000
    Air Transportation: $6,029,000
    Corrections - Other: $5,627,000
    General Public Buildings: $5,515,000
    Housing and Community Development: $2,107,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $1,757,000
    Parking Facilities: $58,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $17,379,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $27,884,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $2,120,000
    Police Protection: $564,000
    Solid Waste Management: $201,000
    General - Other: $158,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $91,000
    Correctional Institutions: $84,000
    Financial Administration: $67,000
    Parks and Recreation: $53,000
    Central Staff Services: $50,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $159,253,000

Snohomish County government finances - Revenue in 2006:

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $42,823,000
    All Other: $31,585,000
    Air Transportation: $9,303,000
    Parks and Recreation: $2,879,000
    Housing and Community Development: $2,456,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $10,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $6,996,000
    All Other: $2,805,000
    Highways: $1,981,000
    General Local Government Support: $125,000
    Education: $43,000
    Health and Hospitals: $38,000
    Natural Resources: $4,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $13,726,000
    Highways: $2,354,000
    Health and Hospitals: $317,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $13,551,000
    Sale of Property: $10,501,000
    Special Assessments: $9,259,000
    General Revenue, NEC: $5,808,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $4,494,000
    Rents: $2,210,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $1,502,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $17,351,000
    All Other: $16,117,000
    Health and Hospitals: $15,301,000
    Public Welfare: $13,252,000
    General Local Government Support: $4,407,000
    Housing and Community Development: $4,000
  • Tax - Property: $116,826,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $38,585,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $25,492,000
    Other License: $10,415,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $6,564,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $3,182,000
    Other Selective Sales: $2,240,000
    Amusements Sales: $2,085,000
    Severance: $318,000
    Occupation and Business License, NEC: $155,000

Snohomish County government finances - Debt in 2006:

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $366,434,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $360,911,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $53,671,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $48,148,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $37,300,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $29,840,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $7,460,000

Snohomish County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $46,612,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $158,108,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $48,916,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

Snohomish County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1993
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Snohomish County Fatal accident statistics for 1994 - 2013
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 133 full 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 ORIGINATED3,970$272,4763,607$257,66323,987$256,591629$159,78966$1,055,7271,285$221,156642$190,696
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED253$272,403455$263,4042,816$268,893155$77,5234$769,750190$234,74282$154,146
APPLICATIONS DENIED585$256,499667$247,4417,211$282,386381$124,71712$510,583525$226,920303$167,079
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN611$253,141508$264,3965,747$272,233181$164,5039$700,222393$219,501151$198,775
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS73$244,123104$268,7211,211$272,06474$129,2032$238,00084$228,60749$165,327
Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 131 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
D) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED480$291,329428$303,1338$255,0001$187,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED145$301,759217$301,5165$309,6001$236,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED118$275,517184$302,6413$249,6670$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN40$293,42550$300,0602$156,5000$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS13$294,15415$303,2003$305,6671$365,000

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

Most common first names in Snohomish County, WA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John2,16775.0 years
Robert1,91671.9 years
William1,86574.9 years
Mary1,45979.6 years
James1,40272.1 years
George1,13377.0 years
Charles1,10575.0 years
Margaret94979.9 years
Helen93580.6 years
Dorothy84179.5 years
Most common last names in Snohomish County, WA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson1,09377.6 years
Smith81775.3 years
Anderson76378.1 years
Nelson51977.2 years
Miller51276.1 years
Brown45875.9 years
Jones39174.8 years
Olson38377.2 years
Peterson36277.1 years
Wilson34876.4 years
Businesses in Snohomish County, WA
NameCountNameCount
24 Hour Fitness2Justice2
7-Eleven27KFC8
ALDO2Kincaid1
AT&T23Kmart2
Abercrombie & Fitch1Kohl's2
Abercrombie Kids1Kroger23
Ace Hardware8LA Fitness2
Aeropostale3La Quinta2
Aerosoles1La-Z-Boy3
Albertsons10Lane Bryant2
American Eagle Outfitters1Lane Furniture7
Ann Taylor2LensCrafters1
Apple Store1Levi Strauss & Co.1
Applebee's4Little Caesars Pizza11
Arby's5Long John Silver's1
AutoZone7Lowe's4
Avenue1Macy's3
Baja Fresh Mexican Grill1Marriott3
Bally Total Fitness1Marshalls2
Banana Republic2MasterBrand Cabinets43
Barnes & Noble1Mazda2
Baskin-Robbins15McDonald's27
Bath & Body Works3Men's Wearhouse1
Bed Bath & Beyond2Motel 62
Best Western6Motherhood Maternity3
Big O Tires2New Balance7
Blockbuster12Nike31
Brooks Brothers1Nissan2
Brookstone1Nordstrom2
Brunswick Bowling & Billiards1Office Depot4
Budget Car Rental1OfficeMax1
Burger King11Old Country Buffet1
Cache1Old Navy2
Carl\s Jr.1Olive Garden3
Casual Male XL1Outback2
Catherines2Outback Steakhouse2
Chevrolet3Pac Sun3
Chico's2Panda Express5
Chipotle1Panera Bread1
Chuck E. Cheese's1Papa John's Pizza6
Cinnabon 2Payless10
Circle K1Penske4
Clarks2PetSmart3
Cold Stone Creamery3Pier 1 Imports2
Coldwater Creek2Pizza Hut9
Comfort Inn1Plato's Closet1
Costco3Pottery Barn1
Curves8Qdoba Mexican Grill2
DHL8Quality2
Dairy Queen10Quiznos12
Days Inn2RadioShack10
Decora Cabinetry1Red Lobster1
Dennys6Red Robin4
Discount Tire4Rite Aid14
Domino's Pizza9Rue211
DressBarn1SAS Shoes2
Dressbarn1Safeway4
Eddie Bauer2Sears6
Ethan Allen1Sephora2
Express1Skechers USA1
Extended Stay America3Soma Intimates1
Extended Stay Deluxe1Spencer Gifts2
Famous Footwear5Sprint Nextel8
Fashion Bug2Staples4
FedEx49Starbucks67
Finish Line1Studio 61
Firestone Complete Auto Care1Subaru1
Foot Locker2Subway27
Ford3T-Mobile19
Forever 212T.J.Maxx2
GNC14Taco Bell13
GameStop7Target4
Gap2The Limited1
Goodwill1The Room Place1
Gymboree2Toyota2
H&R Block20Toys"R"Us3
Hilton2Trader Joe's2
Hobby Lobby2Travelodge2
Holiday Inn5True Value7
Hollister Co.1U-Haul21
Home Depot3UPS67
Honda2Urban Outfitters1
Hot Topic2Vans8
IHOP4Verizon Wireless8
IZOD1Victoria's Secret2
J. Jill1Village Inn1
J.Crew1Volkswagen2
JCPenney3Vons14
Jack In The Box16Walgreens9
Jamba Juice5Walmart4
JoS. A. Bank1Wendy's7
Jones New York11Wet Seal2
Journeys3YMCA7

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