Snohomish, WA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Snohomish, Washington - Basic Facts

The City of Snohomish had a population of 9,737 as of July 1, 2016. Snohomish ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Washington. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Snohomish is located at latitude 47.9289 and longitude -122.0927 in Snohomish County. The formal boundaries for the City of Snohomish (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.46 sq. miles and a water area of 0.16 sq. miles. Snohomish County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 66 feet.

The City of Snohomish (GNIS ID: 2411913) 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 Snohomish is located within Snohomish Division of Snohomish County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Snohomish 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 Snohomish: Cadyville, Snohomish City.

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


Total Population 9,737
Population in Households 9,437
Population in Familes 7,249
Population in Group Qrtrs 300
Population Density1 2,812
Diversity Index2 35


Total Households 3,877
Average Household Size 2.43
Family Households 2,406
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 4,215 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,053 (48.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,824 (43.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 338 ( 8.0%)
Median Home Value $309,829
Average Home Value $362,689


Median Household Income $52,507
Average Household Income $67,048
Per Capita Income $28,089
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.09% 1.19%
Households 0.99% 1.14%
Families 1.01% 1.11%
Median Household Income   1.58%
Per Capita Income   1.6%
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.

Snohomish, WA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Snohomish 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 # 119 81st
Population Density1 # 99 84th
Diversity Index2 # 301 52nd
Median Household Income # 340 46th
Per Capita Income # 284 55th

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