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"Antique Capital of the Northwest"

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

The community was named after an Indian tribe.

The latitude of Snohomish is 47.913N. The longitude is -122.096W.

It is in the Pacific Standard time zone. Elevation is 66 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 8,620.


INCOME SNAPSHOT
Median household income
Local
$46,396
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Snohomish demographic reports
Snohomish is on the Pilchuck and Snohomish Rivers.
Former and merged names include:
· Cadyville
· Snohomish City
The first non-Native settlers arrived in the late-1850s to farm the land.

In 1861, Snohomish was made the county seat. One of its most important commercial roles was as a port for a steamboat line.

In 1895, Snohomish relinquished its role as the county seat to Everett.

A railroad line first began servicing Snohomish in 1888, the same year the community was incorporated as a city.

The 1980s and 1990s - due to a strong regional economy - were a time of strong growth for the city. By the mid-1990s, the city was essentailly built out.

Public transportation: Community Transit (See the transit and travel sections below.)

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 3.6 per 1,000 people.
Well-known residents have included:
· Earl Averill, baseball player
Coffee: National and regional coffee companies with outlets here include Starbucks
Local festivals include:
  • Kla Ha Ya Days - July 19-22, 2007
Dates often change. Check Snohomish web sites and events links in the sections below.
Nearby parks & recreation: Hill Park
Historic sites and museums: Blackman House Museum

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Snohomish demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Snohomish County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Seattle area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 98290 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

23% of Snohomish residents report German ancestry, and 11% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Snohomish ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Snohomish was $20,917, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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23% of Snohomish residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Housing & real estate

Median rent in Snohomish, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $600.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,398.


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Libraries in Snohomish include Snohomish Library ... View libraries

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

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

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