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Sammamish, WA (Washington) Houses and Residents

Sammamish,WA index of house prices

Total population: 51,229 (Urban population: 34,054, Rural population: 65 (all nonfarm))

Houses: 21,652 (21,115 occupied: 17,904 owner occupied, 3,098 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

15%
State:

38%

Housing density: 1,199 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2016: $938,492.

Median contract rent in 2016: $1,970 (lower quartile is $795, upper quartile is $1,397)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2016: $2,493


Median gross rent in Sammamish, WA in 2016: $1,121

Housing units in Sammamish with a mortgage: 14,973 (493 second mortgage, 2,872 home equity loan, 105 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 2,901

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $179,320

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $128,664

Median monthly housing costs: $2,635


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Sammamish, Washington Age and Sex of Residents
Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $753,471 (it was $362,900 in 2000)
Sammamish:

$753,471
Washington:

$306,400
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $577,395 - $915,249

Mean price in 2016:

Detached houses: $815,385
Here:

$815,385
State:

$404,096

Townhouses or other attached units: $533,454
Here:

$533,454
State:

$385,704

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $317,577
Here:

$317,577
State:

$347,873

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $436,465
Here:

$436,465
State:

$370,648

Mobile homes: $307,080
Here:

$307,080
State:

$116,190
Median year house/condo built: 1992

Median year apartment built: 1995

Household type by relationship:

Households: 64,240
  • In family households: 61,087 (12,495 male householders, 6,203 female householders)
    17,053 spouses, 22,937 children (22,197 natural, 383 adopted, 385 stepchildren), 287 grandchildren, 64 brothers or sisters, 1,313 parents, 339 other relatives, 439 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 3,329 (1,080 male householders (795 living alone)), 1,492 female householders (1,275 living alone)), 753 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 105

Size of family households: 6,104 2-persons, 4,555 3-persons, 5,519 4-persons, 1,577 5-persons, 554 6-persons, 274 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 2,068 1-person, 358 2-persons, 90 3-persons, 22 4-persons, 27 5-persons.

18,066 married couples with children.
1,386 single-parent households (394 men, 992 women).

71.4% of residents of Sammamish speak English at home.
2.5% of residents speak Spanish at home (79% speak English very well, 15% speak English well, 6% speak English not well).
9.4% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (82% speak English very well, 13% speak English well, 5% speak English not well).
15.0% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (61% speak English very well, 27% speak English well, 9% speak English not well, 3% don't speak English at all).
1.1% of residents speak other language at home (84% speak English very well, 11% speak English well, 5% don't speak English at all).

Foreign born population: 16,990 (26.4%)
(43.5% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:

Here:

8.0
State:

6.5

Median number of rooms in apartments:

Here:

5.1
State:

4.1

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

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

  • 46no bedroom
  • 931 bedroom
  • 1,2812 bedrooms
  • 6,1373 bedrooms
  • 8,3304 bedrooms
  • 2,1135+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Sammamish population

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Sammamish, Washington:

  • 183no bedroom
  • 3211 bedroom
  • 8392 bedrooms
  • 1,0253 bedrooms
  • 5524 bedrooms
  • 1375+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Sammamish population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

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

  • 154no vehicle
  • 2,5051 vehicle
  • 10,3842 vehicles
  • 3,5223 vehicles
  • 8984 vehicles
  • 4555+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Sammamish population

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

  • 72no vehicle
  • 9721 vehicle
  • 1,5292 vehicles
  • 3723 vehicles
  • 1364 vehicles
  • 695+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Sammamish population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Sammamish, Washington:

  • 411 room
  • 92 rooms
  • 2093 rooms
  • 6914 rooms
  • 1,6005 rooms
  • 2,0166 rooms
  • 2,6237 rooms
  • 3,5658 rooms
  • 7,2049+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Sammamish population

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Sammamish, Washington:

  • 1401 room
  • 1632 rooms
  • 3313 rooms
  • 5534 rooms
  • 5615 rooms
  • 2316 rooms
  • 3157 rooms
  • 3838 rooms
  • 3559+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Sammamish 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 %

  • Sammamish, WA household income distribution

  • Sammamish, WA household income distribution
  • 361Less than $10,000
  • 169$10,000 to $14,999
  • 168$15,000 to $19,999
  • 106$20,000 to $24,999
  • 200$25,000 to $29,999
  • 196$30,000 to $34,999
  • 290$35,000 to $39,999
  • 113$40,000 to $44,999
  • 274$45,000 to $49,999
  • 400$50,000 to $59,999
  • 1,125$60,000 to $74,999
  • 1,831$75,000 to $99,999
  • 2,660$100,000 to $124,999
  • 2,343$125,000 to $149,999
  • 4,216$150,000 to $199,999
  • 8,261$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in Sammamish, WA

  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in Sammamish, WA
  • 41Less than $10,000
  • 5$35,000 to $39,999
  • 6$40,000 to $49,999
  • 26$50,000 to $59,999
  • 28$100,000 to $124,999
  • 12$125,000 to $149,999
  • 81$150,000 to $174,999
  • 49$175,000 to $199,999
  • 146$200,000 to $249,999
  • 465$250,000 to $299,999
  • 1,230$300,000 to $399,999
  • 2,501$400,000 to $499,999
  • 9,212$500,000 to $749,999
  • 5,473$750,000 to $999,999
  • 1,445$1,000,000 to $1,499,999
  • 444$1,500,000 to $1,999,999
  • 416$2,000,000 or more
  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Sammamish, WA

  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Sammamish, WA
  • 15Less than $100
  • 39$450 to $499
  • 48$500 to $549
  • 3$600 to $649
  • 39$700 to $749
  • 30$750 to $799
  • 8$800 to $899
  • 68$900 to $999
  • 122$1,000 to $1,249
  • 640$1,250 to $1,499
  • 1,098$1,500 to $1,999
  • 715$2,000 to $2,499
  • 501$2,500 to $2,999
  • 355$3,000 to $3,499
  • 67$3,500 or more
  • 63No cash rent

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 5,2932010 or later
  • 5,2402000 to 2009
  • 4,0391990 to 1999
  • 6971980 to 1989
  • 4681970 to 1979
  • 547Before 1970
Note: State values scaled to Sammamish population
Sammamish commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 353
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 1,091
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 1,659
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 2,206
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 3,343
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 2,612
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 5,378
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 1,928
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 2,694
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 4,324
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 2,178
  • 90 or more minutes: 544
Sammamish, WA Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 97.1%
Number of people working at home: 3,652 (11.6% of all workers)

Sammamish mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 4,002 (47%)
  • Carpooled: 815 (10%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 98 (1%)
  • Taxi: 16 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 15 (0%)
  • Walked: 210 (2%)
  • Worked at home: 3,652 (43%)

First ancestries reported:

 German: 1,999
 European: 1,816
 English: 1,786
 American: 1,705
 Irish: 1,275
 Norwegian: 1,010
 Russian: 764
 Italian: 652
 Northern European: 531
 Swedish: 504
 Scottish: 470
 British: 422
 Canadian: 422
 Polish: 400
 French (except Basque): 360
 South African: 306
 Romanian: 305
 Scandinavian: 264
 Iranian: 257
 Scotch-Irish: 216
 Danish: 211
 Ukrainian: 167
 Slovak: 137
 African: 125
 Dutch: 120
 Israeli: 118
 Egyptian: 114
 French Canadian: 108
 Finnish: 102
 Hungarian: 100
 Turkish: 95
 Greek: 93
 Lebanese: 88
 Austrian: 73
 Croatian: 72
 Portuguese: 70
 Estonian: 54
 Eastern European: 47
 Czech: 44
 Welsh: 43
 Bulgarian: 40
 Belgian: 37
 Swiss: 37
 Brazilian: 34
 Lithuanian: 25
 Yugoslavian: 15
 Australian: 14
 Albanian: 12
 Moroccan: 12
 Iraqi: 11
 Arab: 10
 Jamaican: 10
 Serbian: 9
 Slovene: 8
 Maltese: 7
 Latvian: 7
 Czechoslovakian: 4
 Slavic: 2

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

  • 27%India
  • 23%China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan
  • 7%Canada
  • 4%Taiwan
  • 4%Korea
  • 3%United Kingdom, excluding England and Scotland
  • 3%Philippines

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

  • This state: 21,610
  • Other state: 24,704
  • Northeast: 3,583
  • Midwest: 5,782
  • South: 4,082
  • West: 11,245

89% of Sammamish residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 40% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 13% lived in Washington.

Sammamish:

89.0%
State average:

82.3%

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 22
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 0
  • 5th and 6th grade: 24
  • 7th and 8th grade: 9
  • 9th grade: 0
  • 10th grade: 26
  • 11th grade: 63
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 68
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 945
  • Less than 1 year of college: 456
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 1,539
  • Associate degree: 1,147
  • Bachelor's degree: 8,881
  • Master's degree: 6,018
  • Professional school degree: 675
  • Doctorate degree: 1,107

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 134
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 8
  • 5th and 6th grade: 39
  • 7th and 8th grade: 46
  • 9th grade: 54
  • 10th grade: 97
  • 11th grade: 55
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 115
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 1,461
  • Less than 1 year of college: 729
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 1,803
  • Associate degree: 1,802
  • Bachelor's degree: 9,612
  • Master's degree: 4,352
  • Professional school degree: 670
  • Doctorate degree: 470

Educational Attainment for Females (%)

Class of Workers in 2016 (%)

  • Unemployment by race in 2016
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 3.5%Males
  • 3.2%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Black residents
  • 3.4%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Asian residents
  • 1.4%Males
  • 5.0%Females
  • Unemployment rate for two or more race residents
  • 3.3%Males
Sammamish marital status for males
Sammamish marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 18,196
  • One, attached: 1,032
  • Two: 59
  • 3 or 4: 225
  • 5 to 9: 829
  • 10 to 19: 516
  • 20 to 49: 214
  • 50 or more: 355
  • Mobile homes: 65

Median worth of mobile homes: $227,671

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities in 2016: 0.3%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities in 2016: 0.6%

House/condo owner moved in on average 9 years ago

Renter moved in on average 2 years ago

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Sammamish:

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Sammamish
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (82.8%)
  • Electricity (14.6%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1.3%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (0.4%)
  • Other fuel (0.3%)
  • Wood (0.2%)
  • Electricity (51.9%)
  • Utility gas (45.6%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1.8%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 922
Here:

9.7%
Washington:

10.1%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 480
Here:

10.7%
Washington:

7.5%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 444
Here:

20.5%
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)