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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: 11,682 (11,146 occupied: 14,718 owner occupied, 2,127 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

13%
State:

38%

Housing density: 647 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2015: $590,979.

Median contract rent in 2015: $985 (lower quartile is $795, upper quartile is $1,397)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2015: $1,739


Median gross rent in Sammamish, WA in 2015: $1,121

Housing units in Sammamish with a mortgage: 8,508 (1,113 second mortgage, 1,450 home equity loan, 63 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,097

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $168,552

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $133,976

Median monthly housing costs: $2,646


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Sammamish, Washington Age and Sex of Residents
Estimated median house or condo value in 2015: $694,941 (it was $362,900 in 2000)
Sammamish:

$694,941
Washington:

$284,000
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $525,819 - $853,189
Median year house/condo built: 1993

Median year apartment built: 1996

Household type by relationship:

Households: 34,119
  • In family households: 32,222 (8,192 male householders, 1,544 female householders)
    9,064 spouses, 12,516 children (11,660 natural, 470 adopted, 386 stepchildren), 118 grandchildren, 95 brothers or sisters, 74 parents, 271 other relatives, 348 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 1,897 (842 male householders (561 living alone)), 594 female householders (485 living alone)), 461 nonrelatives

Size of family households: 3,107 2-persons, 2,304 3-persons, 2,919 4-persons, 1,089 5-persons, 230 6-persons, 87 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 1,046 1-person, 362 2-persons, 11 3-persons, 9 4-persons, 8 5-persons.

10,254 married couples with children.
897 single-parent households (196 men, 701 women).

90.0% of residents of Sammamish speak English at home.
1.7% of residents speak Spanish at home (81% speak English very well, 10% speak English well, 8% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).
3.0% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (76% speak English very well, 19% speak English well, 5% speak English not well).
4.9% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (65% speak English very well, 25% speak English well, 9% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).
0.4% of residents speak other language at home (91% speak English very well, 9% speak English well).

Foreign born population: 3,370 (9.9%)
(44.8% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:

Here:

8.3
State:

6.3

Median number of rooms in apartments:

Here:

4.8
State:

3.9

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

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

  • 11no bedroom
  • 521 bedroom
  • 3832 bedrooms
  • 3,7063 bedrooms
  • 5,0204 bedrooms
  • 8535+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Sammamish population

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Sammamish, Washington:

  • 29no bedroom
  • 3231 bedroom
  • 2352 bedrooms
  • 3933 bedrooms
  • 1134 bedrooms
  • 285+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Sammamish population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

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

  • 67no vehicle
  • 1,0321 vehicle
  • 5,8582 vehicles
  • 2,2513 vehicles
  • 6954 vehicles
  • 1225+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Sammamish population

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

  • 33no vehicle
  • 4381 vehicle
  • 5072 vehicles
  • 1383 vehicles
  • 04 vehicles
  • 55+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Sammamish population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Sammamish, Washington:

  • 01 room
  • 102 rooms
  • 1103 rooms
  • 2044 rooms
  • 4345 rooms
  • 1,0326 rooms
  • 1,4857 rooms
  • 2,2108 rooms
  • 4,5409+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Sammamish population

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Sammamish, Washington:

  • 101 room
  • 1442 rooms
  • 1663 rooms
  • 1714 rooms
  • 2355 rooms
  • 1226 rooms
  • 957 rooms
  • 938 rooms
  • 859+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Sammamish population

Year house built

Median 2015 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 ($)

  • Sammamish, WA household income distribution

  • Sammamish, WA household income distribution
  • 151Less than $10,000
  • 106$10,000 to $14,999
  • 82$15,000 to $19,999
  • 176$20,000 to $24,999
  • 150$25,000 to $29,999
  • 257$30,000 to $34,999
  • 263$35,000 to $39,999
  • 270$40,000 to $44,999
  • 228$45,000 to $49,999
  • 633$50,000 to $59,999
  • 1,068$60,000 to $74,999
  • 2,056$75,000 to $99,999
  • 1,751$100,000 to $124,999
  • 1,129$125,000 to $149,999
  • 1,434$150,000 to $199,999
  • 1,418$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2015 in Sammamish, WA

  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2015 in Sammamish, WA
  • 60Less than $10,000
  • 14$35,000 to $39,999
  • 40$40,000 to $49,999
  • 21$50,000 to $59,999
  • 5$100,000 to $124,999
  • 4$125,000 to $149,999
  • 51$150,000 to $174,999
  • 33$175,000 to $199,999
  • 186$200,000 to $249,999
  • 466$250,000 to $299,999
  • 1,072$300,000 to $399,999
  • 2,140$400,000 to $499,999
  • 7,908$500,000 to $749,999
  • 3,782$750,000 to $999,999
  • 888$1,000,000 to $1,499,999
  • 330$1,500,000 to $1,999,999
  • 278$2,000,000 or more
  • Rent paid by renters in 2015 in Sammamish, WA

  • Rent paid by renters in 2015 in Sammamish, WA
  • 16$450 to $499
  • 29$500 to $549
  • 3$600 to $649
  • 13$700 to $749
  • 6$800 to $899
  • 78$900 to $999
  • 201$1,000 to $1,249
  • 473$1,250 to $1,499
  • 642$1,500 to $1,999
  • 487$2,000 to $2,499
  • 281$2,500 to $2,999
  • 290$3,000 to $3,499
  • 12$3,500 or more
  • 64No cash rent

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1,0301995 to March 2000
  • 6281990 to 1994
  • 3901985 to 1989
  • 3071980 to 1984
  • 2651975 to 1979
  • 2031970 to 1974
  • 1881965 to 1969
  • 359Before 1965
Note: State values scaled to Sammamish population
Sammamish commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 160
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 589
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 1,046
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 1,435
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 2,467
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 1,342
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 3,786
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 1,028
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 1,278
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 1,934
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 580
  • 90 or more minutes: 203
Sammamish, WA Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 95.1%
Number of people working at home: 1,298 (7.6% of all workers)

Sammamish mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 13,661 (80%)
  • Carpooled: 1,468 (9%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 355 (2%)
  • Taxi: 10 (0%)
  • Motorcycle: 9 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 29 (0%)
  • Walked: 157 (1%)
  • Other means: 159 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 1,298 (8%)

First ancestries reported:

 German: 5,200
 Other groups: 4,606
 English: 3,699
 Irish: 2,958
 United States or American: 1,408
 Norwegian: 1,392
 Italian: 1,241
 Scottish: 855
 Swedish: 853
 European: 705
 French (except Basque): 656
 Polish: 599
 Russian: 528
 Scotch-Irish: 422
 Danish: 399
 Dutch: 379
 Canadian: 329
 Welsh: 301
 British: 267
 French Canadian: 230
 Arab:: 221
 Greek: 177
 Iranian: 176
 Finnish: 145
 Swiss: 143
 Hungarian: 86
 Czech: 82
 Scandinavian: 81
 Ukrainian: 77
 Austrian: 75
 Eastern European: 73
 Subsaharan African:: 71
 Slovak: 64
 Lebanese: 61
 Egyptian: 57
 Croatian: 54
 Northern European: 45
 Latvian: 43
 Romanian: 42
 Arab/Arabic: 41
 South African: 39
 Belgian: 38
 Slavic: 37
 Other Arab: 37
 Czechoslovakian: 34
 Portuguese: 33
 Australian: 33
 Turkish: 32
 Yugoslavian: 31
 Basque: 26
 Lithuanian: 20
 Slovene: 20
 African: 19
 West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups):: 19
 Trinidadian and Tobagonian: 19
 Icelander: 17
 Syrian: 16
 Serbian: 12
 Ethiopian: 10
 Brazilian: 10
 Moroccan: 9
 Luxemburger: 9
 Estonian: 8
 Bulgarian: 8
 Armenian: 6
 Cape Verdean: 3

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

  • 18%Canada
  • 12%China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan
  • 8%United Kingdom
  • 7%Taiwan
  • 6%India
  • 6%Korea
  • 4%Vietnam

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

  • This state: 13,221
  • Northeast: 2,494
  • Midwest: 4,501
  • South: 2,247
  • West: 7,816

50% of Sammamish residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 57% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 14% lived in Washington.

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 0
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 0
  • 5th and 6th grade: 8
  • 7th and 8th grade: 0
  • 9th grade: 0
  • 10th grade: 47
  • 11th grade: 36
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 85
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 767
  • Less than 1 year of college: 362
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 1,313
  • Associate degree: 788
  • Bachelor's degree: 4,327
  • Master's degree: 1,950
  • Professional school degree: 435
  • Doctorate degree: 297

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 17
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 0
  • 5th and 6th grade: 7
  • 7th and 8th grade: 11
  • 9th grade: 27
  • 10th grade: 21
  • 11th grade: 49
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 44
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 1,309
  • Less than 1 year of college: 578
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 1,886
  • Associate degree: 853
  • Bachelor's degree: 4,396
  • Master's degree: 1,375
  • Professional school degree: 228
  • Doctorate degree: 87

Educational Attainment for Females (%)

Class of Workers

  • Unemployment by race in 2000
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 1.6%Males
  • 2.4%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Black residents
  • 18.8%Males
  • Unemployment rate for American Indian and Alaska Native residents
  • 28.6%Males
  • Unemployment rate for Asian residents
  • 0.9%Females
  • Unemployment rate for two or more race residents
  • 5.1%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino residents
  • 4.5%Males
Sammamish marital status for males
Sammamish marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 10,792
  • One, attached: 115
  • Two: 46
  • 3 or 4: 43
  • 5 to 9: 118
  • 10 to 19: 340
  • 20 to 49: 107
  • 50 or more: 36
  • Mobile homes: 85

Median worth of mobile homes: $228,717

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 0%

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:

Houses and condos Apartments

Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos:

  • 86.2%Utility gas
  • 10.5%Electricity
  • 2.3%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas

Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments:

  • 50.9%Electricity
  • 41.7%Utility gas
  • 3.2%Wood
  • 2.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.6%Other fuel

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 518
Here:

9.3%
Washington:

9.2%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 119
Here:

4.9%
Washington:

7.0%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 176
Here:

16.9%
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)