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Total population: 85,763 (Urban population: 44,986, Rural population: 0)

Houses: 37,691 (34,997 occupied: 22,775 owner occupied, 12,222 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

35%
State:

38%

Housing density: 3,531 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2016: $1,157,311.

Median contract rent in 2016: $891 (lower quartile is $730, upper quartile is $1,145)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2016: $2,376


Median gross rent in Kirkland, WA in 2016: $972

Housing units in Kirkland with a mortgage: 17,194 (467 second mortgage, 3,205 home equity loan, 51 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 5,581

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $137,816

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $94,054

Median monthly housing costs: $1,811


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Kirkland, Washington Age and Sex of Residents
Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $582,100 (it was $266,400 in 2000)
Kirkland:

$582,100
Washington:

$306,400
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $415,700 - $785,500

Mean price in 2016:

Detached houses: $707,543
Here:

$707,543
State:

$404,096

Townhouses or other attached units: $556,352
Here:

$556,352
State:

$385,704

In 2-unit structures: $412,822
Here:

$412,822
State:

$303,123

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $264,021
Here:

$264,021
State:

$347,873

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $466,767
Here:

$466,767
State:

$370,648

Mobile homes: $371,096
Here:

$371,096
State:

$116,190
Median year house/condo built: 1978

Median year apartment built: 1983

Household type by relationship:

Households: 87,672
  • In family households: 70,553 (13,556 male householders, 9,308 female householders)
    19,020 spouses, 23,173 children (21,741 natural, 520 adopted, 912 stepchildren), 1,129 grandchildren, 294 brothers or sisters, 1,011 parents, 900 other relatives, 2,162 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 15,808 (6,144 male householders (4,319 living alone)), 5,989 female householders (4,841 living alone)), 3,675 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 1,311

Size of family households: 10,267 2-persons, 5,157 3-persons, 5,137 4-persons, 1,549 5-persons, 316 6-persons, 438 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 9,160 1-person, 2,594 2-persons, 332 3-persons, 47 4-persons.

14,036 married couples with children.
3,111 single-parent households (1,274 men, 1,837 women).

75.9% of residents of Kirkland speak English at home.
4.8% of residents speak Spanish at home (65% speak English very well, 19% speak English well, 12% speak English not well, 3% don't speak English at all).
9.1% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (74% speak English very well, 18% speak English well, 7% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).
8.8% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (60% speak English very well, 24% speak English well, 13% speak English not well, 4% don't speak English at all).
0.8% of residents speak other language at home (89% speak English very well, 10% speak English well, 1% speak English not well).

Foreign born population: 19,521 (22.3%)
(52.5% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:

Here:

6.8
State:

6.5

Median number of rooms in apartments:

Here:

3.8
State:

4.1

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Kirkland, Washington:

  • 126no bedroom
  • 1,1761 bedroom
  • 3,1922 bedrooms
  • 8,0193 bedrooms
  • 8,2944 bedrooms
  • 1,9685+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Kirkland population

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Kirkland, Washington:

  • 852no bedroom
  • 3,9301 bedroom
  • 4,7532 bedrooms
  • 2,2393 bedrooms
  • 3654 bedrooms
  • 835+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Kirkland population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

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

  • 326no vehicle
  • 6,1391 vehicle
  • 10,2062 vehicles
  • 4,2583 vehicles
  • 1,3094 vehicles
  • 5375+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Kirkland population

Cars and other vehicles available in Kirkland in renter-occupied apartments

  • 1,026no vehicle
  • 5,9281 vehicle
  • 4,5872 vehicles
  • 5423 vehicles
  • 964 vehicles
  • 435+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Kirkland population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Kirkland, Washington:

  • 811 room
  • 4252 rooms
  • 8853 rooms
  • 1,9404 rooms
  • 3,4235 rooms
  • 3,6116 rooms
  • 3,4467 rooms
  • 2,9138 rooms
  • 6,0519+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Kirkland population

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Kirkland, Washington:

  • 8521 room
  • 1,4152 rooms
  • 2,7553 rooms
  • 4,0364 rooms
  • 1,2285 rooms
  • 8776 rooms
  • 3037 rooms
  • 3438 rooms
  • 4139+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Kirkland population

Year house built

Median 2016 house/condo value by year built ($)

Median house/condo value by year householder moved into unit ($)

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

Owners and renters by unit type in %

  • Kirkland, WA household income distribution

  • Kirkland, WA household income distribution
  • 1,564Less than $10,000
  • 663$10,000 to $14,999
  • 610$15,000 to $19,999
  • 758$20,000 to $24,999
  • 437$25,000 to $29,999
  • 809$30,000 to $34,999
  • 578$35,000 to $39,999
  • 535$40,000 to $44,999
  • 967$45,000 to $49,999
  • 1,280$50,000 to $59,999
  • 2,010$60,000 to $74,999
  • 4,997$75,000 to $99,999
  • 5,410$100,000 to $124,999
  • 4,306$125,000 to $149,999
  • 4,354$150,000 to $199,999
  • 5,719$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in Kirkland, WA

  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in Kirkland, WA
  • 61Less than $10,000
  • 15$20,000 to $24,999
  • 39$25,000 to $29,999
  • 19$30,000 to $34,999
  • 7$40,000 to $49,999
  • 36$50,000 to $59,999
  • 18$60,000 to $69,999
  • 16$70,000 to $79,999
  • 8$80,000 to $89,999
  • 12$90,000 to $99,999
  • 369$100,000 to $124,999
  • 152$125,000 to $149,999
  • 197$150,000 to $174,999
  • 228$175,000 to $199,999
  • 716$200,000 to $249,999
  • 854$250,000 to $299,999
  • 3,906$300,000 to $399,999
  • 4,274$400,000 to $499,999
  • 7,178$500,000 to $749,999
  • 3,522$750,000 to $999,999
  • 1,886$1,000,000 to $1,499,999
  • 769$1,500,000 to $1,999,999
  • 404$2,000,000 or more
  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Kirkland, WA

  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Kirkland, WA
  • 37Less than $100
  • 51$100 to $149
  • 57$150 to $199
  • 138$200 to $249
  • 59$250 to $299
  • 71$300 to $349
  • 37$350 to $399
  • 57$400 to $449
  • 20$450 to $499
  • 114$500 to $549
  • 21$550 to $599
  • 49$600 to $649
  • 37$650 to $699
  • 53$700 to $749
  • 169$750 to $799
  • 234$800 to $899
  • 838$900 to $999
  • 2,282$1,000 to $1,249
  • 3,030$1,250 to $1,499
  • 4,539$1,500 to $1,999
  • 1,336$2,000 to $2,499
  • 767$2,500 to $2,999
  • 202$3,000 to $3,499
  • 347$3,500 or more
  • 311No cash rent

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 5,0452010 or later
  • 5,9612000 to 2009
  • 3,6691990 to 1999
  • 1,4651980 to 1989
  • 1,0131970 to 1979
  • 1,077Before 1970
Note: State values scaled to Kirkland population
Kirkland commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 507
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 1,511
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 5,527
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 6,241
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 7,812
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 4,259
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 7,445
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 1,906
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 2,395
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 4,036
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 2,519
  • 90 or more minutes: 1,017
Kirkland, WA Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 88.8%
Number of people working at home: 2,877 (6.0% of all workers)

Kirkland mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 30,683 (73%)
  • Carpooled: 3,942 (9%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 2,473 (6%)
  • Railroad: 47 (0%)
  • Ferryboat: 179 (0%)
  • Taxi: 433 (1%)
  • Bicycle: 128 (0%)
  • Walked: 1,025 (2%)
  • Worked at home: 2,877 (7%)

First ancestries reported:

 German: 3,265
 English: 2,210
 European: 2,032
 American: 1,743
 Norwegian: 1,403
 Irish: 1,365
 Italian: 1,135
 Iranian: 1,008
 Russian: 683
 Swedish: 643
 Turkish: 610
 French (except Basque): 556
 Dutch: 550
 Scottish: 509
 British: 498
 Romanian: 479
 Canadian: 405
 Polish: 401
 Ukrainian: 379
 Northern European: 303
 Scotch-Irish: 267
 Bulgarian: 244
 Danish: 232
 Scandinavian: 226
 Brazilian: 205
 Eastern European: 183
 African: 167
 Hungarian: 165
 Welsh: 161
 Greek: 153
 Ugandan: 146
 Finnish: 144
 Australian: 136
 Armenian: 135
 French Canadian: 131
 Egyptian: 113
 Austrian: 106
 Czech: 105
 Croatian: 100
 Swiss: 86
 Yugoslavian: 65
 Lithuanian: 59
 Lebanese: 49
 Israeli: 49
 Macedonian: 41
 Slovak: 36
 Nigerian: 36
 Arab: 27
 Portuguese: 27
 Ethiopian: 26
 Celtic: 25
 Cypriot: 21
 Icelander: 19
 Basque: 19
 New Zealander: 15
 Czechoslovakian: 15
 South African: 13
 Serbian: 9
 Pennsylvania German: 9
 Latvian: 7
 Belgian: 7
 Slavic: 6
 Albanian: 6
 Maltese: 4
 Ghanaian: 4
 Slovene: 3
 Palestinian: 2

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

  • 9%India
  • 9%Mexico
  • 9%China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan
  • 7%Canada
  • 4%Iran
  • 4%Vietnam
  • 4%Other Eastern Africa

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

  • This state: 36,350
  • Other state: 30,323
  • Northeast: 3,961
  • Midwest: 7,646
  • South: 4,178
  • West: 14,538

82% of Kirkland residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 37% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 61% lived in Washington.

Kirkland:

82.0%
State average:

82.3%

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 141
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 9
  • 5th and 6th grade: 79
  • 7th and 8th grade: 0
  • 9th grade: 1
  • 10th grade: 61
  • 11th grade: 165
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 454
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 3,073
  • Less than 1 year of college: 1,676
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 3,847
  • Associate degree: 1,435
  • Bachelor's degree: 12,937
  • Master's degree: 5,129
  • Professional school degree: 1,357
  • Doctorate degree: 1,339

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 443
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 92
  • 5th and 6th grade: 350
  • 7th and 8th grade: 75
  • 9th grade: 104
  • 10th grade: 0
  • 11th grade: 130
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 214
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 3,973
  • Less than 1 year of college: 1,819
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 3,211
  • Associate degree: 2,676
  • Bachelor's degree: 12,489
  • Master's degree: 4,869
  • Professional school degree: 753
  • Doctorate degree: 825

Educational Attainment for Females (%)

Class of Workers in 2016 (%)

  • Unemployment by race in 2016
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 2.4%Males
  • 4.3%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Black residents
  • 18.3%Males
  • 3.5%Females
  • Unemployment rate for American Indian and Alaska Native residents
  • 1.7%Males
  • Unemployment rate for Asian residents
  • 1.6%Males
  • 4.2%Females
  • Unemployment rate for other race residents
  • 5.3%Males
  • 5.9%Females
  • Unemployment rate for two or more race residents
  • 8.3%Males
  • 5.6%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino residents
  • 3.3%Males
  • 9.4%Females
Kirkland marital status for males
Kirkland marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 22,451
  • One, attached: 1,969
  • Two: 139
  • 3 or 4: 1,375
  • 5 to 9: 3,044
  • 10 to 19: 3,481
  • 20 to 49: 2,188
  • 50 or more: 2,971
  • Mobile homes: 73

Median worth of mobile homes: $467,174

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities in 2016: 0.8%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities in 2016: 1.4%

House/condo owner moved in on average 10 years ago

Renter moved in on average 2 years ago

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Kirkland:

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Kirkland
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (69.8%)
  • Electricity (28.4%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (0.8%)
  • Wood (0.5%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (0.5%)
  • Other fuel (0.1%)
  • No fuel used (0.1%)
  • Electricity (79.3%)
  • Utility gas (19.0%)
  • No fuel used (1.1%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1.0%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (0.2%)
  • Other fuel (0.1%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 1,111
Here:

17.4%
Washington:

10.1%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 456
Here:

13.5%
Washington:

7.5%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 1,293
Here:

28.7%
Washington:

16.4%

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)