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

The community was named for Indian tribe.

The latitude of Sammamish is 47.641N. The longitude is -122.079W.

It is in the Pacific Standard time zone. Elevation is 59 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 33,916.


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Median household income
Local
$101,592
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Sammamish demographic reports
Sammamish is on the Sammamish Plateau, east of Lake Sammamish.
Former and merged names include:
· The Plateau
The first non-Native American settlers arrived at the end of the 20th century.

The community remained small, featuring a few resorts and chicken and dairy farms, until the spread of Seattle's suburbs began in the 1970s.

The community incorporated in 1999, following a decade of debate and two unsuccessful attempts.

Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 13. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 0.4 per 1,000 people.
Coffee: National and regional coffee companies with outlets here include Starbucks
Gays & lesbians
National index: 100
Local index: 88

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18% of Sammamish residents report German ancestry, and 11% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Sammamish ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Sammamish was $42,971, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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61% of Sammamish residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Sammamish, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $985.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $2,146.


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Libraries in Sammamish include Sammamish Library ... View libraries

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

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The average commute time for Sammamish workers is 30 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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