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Issaquah Plateau, WA (Washington) Houses and Residents

Total population: 53,651 (Urban population: 44,608, Rural population: 5,629 (all nonfarm))

Houses: 19,437 (18,280 occupied: 16,526 owner occupied, 4,922 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

23%
State:

38%

Housing density: 243 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2015 in this county: $588,053.

Median contract rent in 2015: $915 (lower quartile is $710, upper quartile is $1,179)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2015: $2,106


Median gross rent in Issaquah Plateau, WA in 2015: $995

Housing units in Issaquah Plateau with a mortgage: 10,643 (1,295 second mortgage, 1,596 home equity loan, 70 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,686



Issaquah Plateau, Washington Age and Sex of Residents
Estimated median house or condo value in 2015: $632,188 (it was $326,700 in 2000)
Issaquah Plateau:

$632,188
Washington:

$284,000
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $449,407 - $889,213

Household type by relationship:

Households: 49,749
  • In family households: 44,257 (11,668 male householders, 2,258 female householders)
    12,472 spouses, 16,389 children (15,283 natural, 593 adopted, 513 stepchildren), 182 grandchildren, 234 brothers or sisters, 127 parents, 362 other relatives, 565 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 5,492 (1,909 male householders (1,394 living alone)), 2,509 female householders (2,126 living alone)), 1,074 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 488 (263 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 5,157 2-persons, 3,142 3-persons, 3,789 4-persons, 1,381 5-persons, 330 6-persons, 127 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 3,520 1-person, 791 2-persons, 88 3-persons, 16 4-persons, 3 5-persons.

12,803 married couples with children.
1,679 single-parent households (356 men, 1,323 women).

89.6% of residents of Issaquah Plateau speak English at home.
2.3% of residents speak Spanish at home (60% speak English very well, 13% speak English well, 22% speak English not well, 6% don't speak English at all).
3.0% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (75% speak English very well, 16% speak English well, 8% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).
4.9% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (66% speak English very well, 23% speak English well, 10% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).
0.2% of residents speak other language at home (88% speak English very well, 12% speak English well).

Foreign born population: 5,113 (10.2%)
(43.0% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:

Here:

7.7
State:

6.3

Median number of rooms in apartments:

Here:

4.2
State:

3.9

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Issaquah Plateau, Washington:

  • 9no bedroom
  • 3461 bedroom
  • 1,7682 bedrooms
  • 5,4873 bedrooms
  • 5,7434 bedrooms
  • 9695+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Issaquah Plateau population

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Issaquah Plateau, Washington:

  • 155no bedroom
  • 1,0041 bedroom
  • 1,7122 bedrooms
  • 8773 bedrooms
  • 1804 bedrooms
  • 305+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Issaquah Plateau population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Cars and other vehicles available in Issaquah Plateau in owner-occupied houses/condos:

  • 169no vehicle
  • 2,4241 vehicle
  • 7,6832 vehicles
  • 3,0283 vehicles
  • 8214 vehicles
  • 1975+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Issaquah Plateau population

Cars and other vehicles available in Issaquah Plateau in renter-occupied apartments

  • 389no vehicle
  • 1,8671 vehicle
  • 1,4112 vehicles
  • 2333 vehicles
  • 344 vehicles
  • 245+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Issaquah Plateau population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Issaquah Plateau, Washington:

  • 91 room
  • 1142 rooms
  • 2643 rooms
  • 9104 rooms
  • 1,2695 rooms
  • 1,7396 rooms
  • 2,1937 rooms
  • 2,6878 rooms
  • 5,1379+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Issaquah Plateau population

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Issaquah Plateau, Washington:

  • 1071 room
  • 4772 rooms
  • 6803 rooms
  • 1,0154 rooms
  • 9495 rooms
  • 3686 rooms
  • 1977 rooms
  • 1018 rooms
  • 649+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Issaquah Plateau population

Year house built

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders ($)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

  • Issaquah Plateau, WA household income distribution

  • 517Less than $10,000
  • 343$10,000 to $14,999
  • 468$15,000 to $19,999
  • 476$20,000 to $24,999
  • 507$25,000 to $29,999
  • 604$30,000 to $34,999
  • 661$35,000 to $39,999
  • 743$40,000 to $44,999
  • 634$45,000 to $49,999
  • 1,341$50,000 to $59,999
  • 1,867$60,000 to $74,999
  • 3,256$75,000 to $99,999
  • 2,300$100,000 to $124,999
  • 1,305$125,000 to $149,999
  • 1,612$150,000 to $199,999
  • 1,710$200,000 or more

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1,6431995 to March 2000
  • 1,0851990 to 1994
  • 5591985 to 1989
  • 3651980 to 1984
  • 2791975 to 1979
  • 3031970 to 1974
  • 2791965 to 1969
  • 600Before 1965
Note: State values scaled to Issaquah Plateau population
Issaquah Plateau commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 358
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 1,213
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 1,948
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 1,996
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 3,563
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 2,171
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 5,133
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 1,459
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 1,594
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 2,566
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 687
  • 90 or more minutes: 308
Issaquah Plateau, WA Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 96.3%
Number of people working at home: 1,790 (7.2% of all workers)

Issaquah Plateau mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 18,680 (75%)
  • Carpooled: 2,606 (11%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 902 (4%)
  • Streetcar or trolley car: 7 (0%)
  • Subway or elevated: 8 (0%)
  • Taxi: 10 (0%)
  • Motorcycle: 19 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 98 (0%)
  • Walked: 456 (2%)
  • Other means: 210 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 1,790 (7%)

First ancestries reported:

 Other groups: 6,981
 German: 6,761
 English: 5,478
 Irish: 3,836
 Norwegian: 2,235
 United States or American: 2,136
 Swedish: 1,681
 Italian: 1,655
 Scottish: 1,249
 European: 1,038
 Polish: 810
 French (except Basque): 799
 Scotch-Irish: 757
 Dutch: 748
 Russian: 627
 Danish: 498
 Welsh: 413
 Canadian: 398
 British: 299
 French Canadian: 291
 Swiss: 267
 Scandinavian: 259
 Finnish: 233
 Czech: 177
 Greek: 165
 Arab:: 156
 Ukrainian: 138
 Hungarian: 137
 Turkish: 131
 Austrian: 130
 Lithuanian: 130
 Iranian: 118
 Croatian: 115
 Subsaharan African:: 93
 Slovak: 87
 Northern European: 84
 Eastern European: 83
 Basque: 60
 Egyptian: 57
 Romanian: 55
 Lebanese: 54
 Portuguese: 52
 Latvian: 52
 Czechoslovakian: 51
 South African: 45
 West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups):: 44
 Belgian: 37
 Slavic: 37
 Australian: 33
 Yugoslavian: 33
 Jamaican: 32
 African: 31
 Arab/Arabic: 22
 Slovene: 20
 Serbian: 17
 Syrian: 16
 Estonian: 16
 Trinidadian and Tobagonian: 12
 Icelander: 11
 Ethiopian: 10
 Brazilian: 10
 Carpatho Rusyn: 8
 Cypriot: 8
 Celtic: 8
 Palestinian: 7
 Ugandan: 7
 Luxemburger: 6
 Armenian: 6
 Pennsylvania German: 5

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

  • 16%Canada
  • 11%China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan
  • 7%Mexico
  • 6%United Kingdom
  • 5%India
  • 5%Taiwan
  • 4%Japan

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

  • This state: 19,557
  • Northeast: 3,479
  • Midwest: 6,893
  • South: 3,203
  • West: 11,395

49% of Issaquah Plateau residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 58% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 18% lived in Washington.

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 24
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 10
  • 5th and 6th grade: 39
  • 7th and 8th grade: 42
  • 9th grade: 40
  • 10th grade: 69
  • 11th grade: 45
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 132
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 1,631
  • Less than 1 year of college: 654
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 2,048
  • Associate degree: 1,255
  • Bachelor's degree: 5,862
  • Master's degree: 2,728
  • Professional school degree: 666
  • Doctorate degree: 456

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 5
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 25
  • 5th and 6th grade: 23
  • 7th and 8th grade: 43
  • 9th grade: 71
  • 10th grade: 78
  • 11th grade: 131
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 231
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 2,750
  • Less than 1 year of college: 1,094
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 2,935
  • Associate degree: 1,399
  • Bachelor's degree: 5,941
  • Master's degree: 2,044
  • Professional school degree: 310
  • Doctorate degree: 121

Educational Attainment for Females (%)

Class of Workers

  • Unemployment by race in 2000
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 1.9%Males
  • 2.7%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Black residents
  • 9.9%Males
  • 5.5%Females
  • Unemployment rate for American Indian and Alaska Native residents
  • 10.2%Males
  • Unemployment rate for Asian residents
  • 2.6%Males
  • 2.7%Females
  • Unemployment rate for two or more race residents
  • 5.7%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino residents
  • 3.5%Males
Issaquah Plateau marital status for males
Issaquah Plateau marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 13,656
  • One, attached: 1,127
  • Two: 272
  • 3 or 4: 595
  • 5 to 9: 1,255
  • 10 to 19: 1,063
  • 20 to 49: 632
  • 50 or more: 505
  • Mobile homes: 261
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 71

Median worth of mobile homes: $71,854

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 0%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 0%

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Issaquah Plateau:

Houses and condos Apartments

Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos:

  • 73.7%Utility gas
  • 18.9%Electricity
  • 3.8%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 2.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.3%Wood

Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments:

  • 74.0%Electricity
  • 20.0%Utility gas
  • 2.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.0%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.1%Wood

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 511
Here:

7.2%
Washington:

9.2%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 275
Here:

9.2%
Washington:

7.0%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 335
Here:

20.8%
Washington:

15.7%

School Enrollment by Level of School for Male Students

School Enrollment by Level of School for Female Students

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)