Kirkland, WA

87,672 Population
17.8 square miles 4,920.4 people per square mile

Census data: ACS 2016 1-year unless noted

 

 People

Percent of State Population
1.2%
was 1.2%
Ranked 12th Highest in WA
Population Density
4,920.4
US 88.8 people/sq mile
Dependency Ratio
44.4%
was 43.2%
US Population Dependency Ratio is 49.7
Percent Foreign Born
22.3%
was 21.4%
Ranked 5th Highest in WA
Percent Under 18
20.9%
was 23.7%
Ranked 15th Highest in WA
Percent 65 and Over
13.3%
was 10.8%
Ranked 10th Highest in WA

 Economics

Unemployment Rate
3.3
was 3.7
Ranked 3rd Lowest in WA
Percent Living in Poverty
6.6%
was 6.3%
Ranked 2nd Lowest in WA
Median Household Income
$95,939
was $93,655
Ranked 2nd Highest in WA
Gini Income Distribution
 
41.4
46.4
US Gini Index is 42.0

 Safety

Homicides per 100,000
0
 
Violent Crimes per 100,000
88.5
was 138.4
 
Property Crimes per 100,000
2,007.1
was 3,523.2
 

 Housing

Total Housing Units
37,691
was 36,983
Ranked 10th Highest in WA
Median Rent
$1,688
was $1,370
Ranked 2nd Highest in WA
Total Building Permits
425
was 187
 
Occupied Housing Units
34,997
was 35,441
 
Homeownership Rate
65.1%
was 65.2%
Ranked 3rd Highest in WA
Single Family Building Permits
235
was 171
 
Residential Units Per Sq Mile
2,115.3
was 2,075.6
Ranked 2nd Highest in WA
Rental Vacancy Rate
18.1%
was 11.1%
Ranked 2nd Highest in WA
Multifamily Building Permits
190
was 16
 
Persons Per Dwelling Unit
2.5
was 2.4
Ranked 13th Highest in WA
Building Permits per 1000 Housing Units
11.5
 
Building Permits per 1000 Residents
5.0
 

 Health

Percent with Insurance Under 18
100%
was 95.6%
Ranked 1st Highest in WA
Percent with Insurance 18 to 64
96.6%
Ranked 1st Highest in WA
Percent with Insurance Over 65
98.5%
was 100%
Ranked 11th Highest in WA

 Education

Percent with High School Diploma or Higher
96.4%
was 96.2%
Ranked 1st Highest in WA
Percent with Bachelors Degree or Higher
62.3%
was 58.4%
Ranked 3rd Highest in WA

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