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"The Quiet Place"

Residential community

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

The latitude of Woodway is 47.796N. The longitude is -122.381W.

It is in the Pacific Standard time zone. Elevation is 203 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 1,135.


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Median household income
Local
$101,633
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Woodway demographic reports
Woodway is on Puget Sound.
David Whitcomb purchased 400 acres of land along Puget Sound and began subdividing it into a residential neighborhood in the 1910s. Lot sizes were deed restricted to a minimum of 2 acres.

The community incorporated, as town, in 1958 in an effort to protect the heavily forested area from development.

Woodway became a city in 1986, though locals still refer to it as a "town."

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

Well-known residents have included:
· Matt Cameron, musician (Pearl Jam)
· Richard Bach, author

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Woodway 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 98020 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

17% of Woodway residents report German ancestry, and 9% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Woodway ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Woodway was $51,613, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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57% of Woodway residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Woodway, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $725.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $2,641.


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

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

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