Lake Stevens, WA Profile: Facts & Data


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Lake Stevens, Washington - Basic Facts

The City of Lake Stevens had a population of 33,556 as of July 1, 2018. Lake Stevens 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 Lake Stevens is located at latitude 48.0022 and longitude -122.093 in Snohomish County. The formal boundaries for the City of Lake Stevens (see map below) encompass a land area of 8.88 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Snohomish County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 217 feet.

The City of Lake Stevens (GNIS ID: 2411607) 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 Lake Stevens is located within Lake Stevens Division of Snohomish County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Lake Stevens: Stevens Lake.

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Lake Stevens, WA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 33,556
Population in Households 33,526
Population in Familes 28,264
Population in Group Qrtrs 30
Population Density2 3,781
Diversity Index3 44


Median Household Income $80,915
Average Household Income $93,355
Per Capita Income $32,420


Total Housing Units 12,076 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 8,674 (71.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,981 (24.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 421 ( 3.5%)
Median Home Value $316,528
Average Home Value $394,467


Total Households 11,655
Average Household Size 2.88
Family Households 8,552
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 2.19% 1.88%
Households 2.11% 1.86%
Families 2.02% 1.81%
Median Household Income   3.03%
Per Capita Income   2.94%

Lake Stevens, WA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Lake Stevens to the other 627 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Washington by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 38 94th
Population Density # 52 92nd
Diversity Index # 240 62nd
Median Household Income # 148 77th
Per Capita Income # 252 60th

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