Issaquah, WA Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Issaquah, Washington - Basic Facts

The City of Issaquah had a population of 34,703 as of July 1, 2016. Issaquah ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Washington. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Issaquah is located at latitude 47.5404 and longitude -122.0421 in King County. The formal boundaries for the City of Issaquah (see map below) encompass a land area of 11.4 sq. miles and a water area of 0.02 sq. miles. King County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 108 feet.

The City of Issaquah (GNIS ID: 2410123) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Washington is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Issaquah is located within Issaquah Plateau Division of King County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Issaquah population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Issaquah: Englewood, Gilman, Isquah, Isquowh, Issquah, Squak, Squawk, Squowh.


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Issaquah, WA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)

POPULATION

Total Population 34,703
Population in Households 34,412
Population in Familes 27,700
Population in Group Qrtrs 291
Population Density1 3,043
Diversity Index2 52
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 14,399
Average Household Size 2.39
Family Households 9,367
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 15,275 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 9,552 (62.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 4,847 (31.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 876 ( 5.7%)
Median Home Value $581,770
Average Home Value $610,940
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $100,048
Average Household Income $133,009
Per Capita Income $54,176
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 2.12% 1.93%
Households 1.85% 1.76%
Families 2.52% 1.86%
Median Household Income   2.26%
Per Capita Income   1.58%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Issaquah, WA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Issaquah to the other 627 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Washington by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 34 95th
Population Density1 # 82 87th
Diversity Index2 # 159 75th
Median Household Income # 42 93rd
Per Capita Income # 16 98th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Washington Census Data Comparison Tool.