Most Expensive Kirkland Neighborhoods
Kirkland is a medium-sized city located in the state of Washington. With a population of 85,763 people and 15 constituent neighborhoods, Kirkland is the 20th largest community in Washington.
Kirkland home prices are not only among the most expensive in Washington, but Kirkland real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Kirkland is a decidedly white-collar city, with fully 89.65% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Kirkland is a city of professionals, managers and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Kirkland who work in management occupations (16.05%), sales jobs (11.24%) and computer science and math (10.34%).
Also of interest is that Kirkland has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 7.55% of people work from home. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce it is high relative to the nation. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.
One thing noticeable about Kirkland, although not a huge city, is that it has a large population of people who are young, single, educated, and upwardly-mobile career starters. That’s because Kirkland is full of single people in their 20s and 30s and who have undergraduate or graduate degrees and are starting careers in professional occupations. This makes Kirkland a pretty good place for young, educated career starters looking to find many people like themselves, with good opportunities for friendships, socializing, romance, and fun.
For the size of the city, public transportation in Kirkland is quite heavily used. Mostly, people who use it for their daily commute are taking the bus. For Kirkland, the benefits are reduced air pollution and congestion on the highways.
Do you like to read, write and learn? If you move to Kirkland, you'll likely find that many of your neighbors like to as well. Kirkland is one of the more educated communities in America, with a full 55.56% of its adults having a college degree or even advanced degree, compared to a national average across all communities of 21.84%.
The per capita income in Kirkland in 2010 was $48,902, which is wealthy relative to Washington and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $195,608 for a family of four. However, Kirkland contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Kirkland is a very ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Kirkland home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Kirkland residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Kirkland include German, English, Irish, Norwegian, Italian and Swedish.
Foreign born people are also an important part of Kirkland's cultural character, accounting for 20.02% of the city’s population.
The most common language spoken in Kirkland is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Chinese.
|NUMBER OF HOMES AND APARTMENTS||34,762|
|KIRKLAND HOME OWNERSHIP|
|% OWNER OCCUPIED||62.90%|
|% RENTER OCCUPIED||37.10%|
|TYPE OF KIRKLAND HOMES|
|SINGLE FAMILY DETACHED||54.51%|
|ROWHOUSES AND ATTACHED HOMES||5.40%|
|SMALL APARTMENT BUILDINGS||6.16%|
|COMPLEXES OR HIGH RISE APARTMENTS||33.67%|
|SIZE OF KIRKLAND HOMES|
|5 OR MORE BEDROOMS||6.11%|
|AGE OF KIRKLAND HOMES|
|NEWER HOMES (2000 OR LATER)||13.70%|
|ESTABLISHED, BUT NOT OLD HOMES (1970-1999)||62.68%|
|WELL-ESTABLISHED, OLD HOMES (1940-1969)||20.97%|
|HISTORIC (1939 OR BEFORE)||2.65%|
|KIRKLAND REAL ESTATE INFORMATION||DETAILS|
|MEDIAN HOME VALUE||$580,852|
|MEDIAN RENTAL PRICE||$1,893|
|HOME VALUE RANGE|
|$0 - $70,000||1.24%|
|$70,001 - $140,000||1.22%|
|$140,001 - $280,000||7.58%|
|$280,001 - $420,000||12.50%|
|$420,001 - $559,000||22.57%|
|$559,001 - $699,000||19.83%|
|$699,001 - $1,049,000||21.69%|
|$1,049,001 - $1,399,000||6.80%|
|PEOPLE OF KIRKLAND||DETAILS|
|UNDER 5 YEARS||6.73%|
|5 TO 17||14.00%|
|18 TO 24||7.04%|
|25 TO 34||18.16%|
|35 TO 54||29.69%|
|55 TO 64||13.00%|
|65 YEARS AND OVER||11.38%|
|EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT OF ADULTS|
|HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES||96.45%|
|MEDIAN HOUSEHOLD INCOME||$90,611|
|PER CAPITA INCOME||$48,902|
|INDIVIDUALS BELOW POVERTY LEVEL||6.40%|
|INDUSTRIES PEOPLE WORK IN||Professional, scientific, and technical services (18.77%)
Information Technology (4.43%)
Real estate (2.89%)
Public Service (2.51%)
|BLACK OR AFRICAN AMERICAN||1.40%|
|AMERICAN INDIAN AND ALASKA NATIVE||0.41%|
|NATIVE HAWAIIAN AND OTHER PACIFIC ISLANDERS||0.03%|
|SOME OTHER RACE ALONE||1.58%|
|TWO OR MORE RACES||5.08%|
|HISPANIC OR LATINO (OF ANY RACE)||6.41%|
|ETHNICITIES PRESENT||German (17.67%)
|LANGUAGES SPOKEN||English (76.77%)
Other Asian languages (1.01%)
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