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Kenmore is a city in King County, in the Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue metro area.

The community was named after Kenmore, Ontario.

The latitude of Kenmore is 47.757N. The longitude is -122.242W.

It is in the Pacific Standard time zone. Elevation is 30 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 19,032.


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Median household income
Local
$61,756
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Kenmore demographic reports
Kenmore is on Lake Washington.
The community was known for its Prohibition-era roadhouses.

The community was home to a 1930's WPA project. Particpants were given a monthly stipend and encouraged to work the land.

Kenmore was incorporated, as a city, in 1998.

Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 31. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 1.6 per 1,000 people.
Coffee: National and regional coffee companies with outlets here include Starbucks
Local festivals include:
  • Skandia Midsommarfest - June 24, 2007
Dates often change. Check Kenmore web sites and events links in the sections below.
Nearby parks & recreation: St. Edwards State Park, Kenmore Air Harbor, Burke-Gilman Trail
Colleges and universities: Bastyr University

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Ancestry & family history

16% of Kenmore residents report German ancestry, and 12% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Kenmore ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Kenmore was $31,692, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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42% of Kenmore residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Kenmore, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $741.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,578.


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Libraries in Kenmore include Kenmore Library ... View libraries

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King County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Kenmore political report.

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The average commute time for Kenmore workers is 29 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

A total of 2 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Kenmore between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

This is a rate of 1.1 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.

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