Snoqualmie is a somewhat small city located in the state of Washington. With a population of 12,630 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Snoqualmie is the 78th largest community in Washington. Much of the housing stock in Snoqualmie was built relatively recently. The construction of new real estate can often be taken as an indication that the local Snoqualmie economy is robust, and that jobs or other amenities are attracting an influx of new residents. This seems to be the case in Snoqualmie, where the median household income is $130,060.
Snoqualmie home prices are not only among the most expensive in Washington, but Snoqualmie real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Snoqualmie is a decidedly white-collar city, with fully 92.43% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Snoqualmie is a city of managers, professionals and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Snoqualmie who work in management occupations (26.37%), sales jobs (11.51%) and office and administrative support (11.01%).
Also of interest is that Snoqualmie has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
A relatively large number of people in Snoqualmie telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 8.29% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. 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.
In addition, Snoqualmie is home to many people who could be described as "urban sophisticates". Urban sophisticates are educated, wealthy, executives and professionals, who have urbane tastes in books, food, and travel, whether they actually live in a big city, or choose to reside in a small town. In big or medium-sized cities, urban sophisticates tend to frequent art institutions such as opera, symphonies, ballet, live theatre, and museums.
Because of many things, Snoqualmie is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Snoqualmie a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families, as well as find family-oriented services and community. The city’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Snoqualmie has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Snoqualmie’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
In Snoqualmie, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 32.80 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.
If knowledge is power, Snoqualmie is a pretty powerful place. 59.82% of the adults in Snoqualmie have earned a 4-year college degree, masters degree, MD, law degree, or even PhD. Compare that to the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns.
The per capita income in Snoqualmie in 2010 was $48,885, which is wealthy relative to Washington and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $195,540 for a family of four.
Snoqualmie is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Snoqualmie home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Snoqualmie residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Snoqualmie include German, English, Irish, Norwegian, French and Italian.
The most common language spoken in Snoqualmie is English. Other important languages spoken here include Chinese and Urdu.
|NUMBER OF HOMES AND APARTMENTS||3,882|
|SNOQUALMIE HOME OWNERSHIP|
|% OWNER OCCUPIED||78.10%|
|% RENTER OCCUPIED||21.90%|
|TYPE OF SNOQUALMIE HOMES|
|SINGLE FAMILY DETACHED||82.41%|
|ROWHOUSES AND ATTACHED HOMES||7.38%|
|SMALL APARTMENT BUILDINGS||4.50%|
|COMPLEXES OR HIGH RISE APARTMENTS||3.98%|
|SIZE OF SNOQUALMIE HOMES|
|5 OR MORE BEDROOMS||10.56%|
|AGE OF SNOQUALMIE HOMES|
|NEWER HOMES (2000 OR LATER)||72.19%|
|ESTABLISHED, BUT NOT OLD HOMES (1970-1999)||16.55%|
|WELL-ESTABLISHED, OLD HOMES (1940-1969)||5.42%|
|HISTORIC (1939 OR BEFORE)||5.84%|
|SNOQUALMIE REAL ESTATE INFORMATION||DETAILS|
|MEDIAN HOME VALUE||$592,245|
|MEDIAN RENTAL PRICE||$2,696|
|HOME VALUE RANGE|
|$0 - $70,000||1.12%|
|$70,001 - $140,000||0.00%|
|$140,001 - $280,000||3.13%|
|$280,001 - $420,000||10.29%|
|$420,001 - $559,000||25.23%|
|$559,001 - $699,000||28.56%|
|$699,001 - $1,049,000||24.18%|
|$1,049,001 - $1,399,000||4.22%|
|PEOPLE OF SNOQUALMIE||DETAILS|
|UNDER 5 YEARS||13.69%|
|5 TO 17||22.41%|
|18 TO 24||2.18%|
|25 TO 34||12.86%|
|35 TO 54||38.65%|
|55 TO 64||6.64%|
|65 YEARS AND OVER||3.58%|
|EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT OF ADULTS|
|HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES||98.26%|
|MEDIAN HOUSEHOLD INCOME||$130,060|
|PER CAPITA INCOME||$48,885|
|INDIVIDUALS BELOW POVERTY LEVEL||1.15%|
|INDUSTRIES PEOPLE WORK IN||Professional, scientific, and technical services (16.71%)
Information Technology (6.60%)
Public Service (4.09%)
|BLACK OR AFRICAN AMERICAN||0.00%|
|AMERICAN INDIAN AND ALASKA NATIVE||0.39%|
|NATIVE HAWAIIAN AND OTHER PACIFIC ISLANDERS||0.00%|
|SOME OTHER RACE ALONE||0.56%|
|TWO OR MORE RACES||4.30%|
|HISPANIC OR LATINO (OF ANY RACE)||2.05%|
|ETHNICITIES PRESENT||German (23.40%)
|LANGUAGES SPOKEN||English (87.33%)
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