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edmonds waThe City of Edmonds is an 8.9-square mile urban community with 41,260 people.

The third largest city in Snohomish County, Edmonds has many characteristics: a growing economic base, diverse marketplace, excellent school system, and outstanding quality of life that make it an excellent location to locate, start or grow a business.

A charming waterfront town, celebrated as an arts community, Edmonds offers a vibrant downtown, sandy beaches, stunning views, and a full calendar of exciting events. Fanning out from the central fountain, the walkable downtown boasts art galleries and day spas, as well as shops and boutiques offering clothing, garden supplies, house wares, jewelry, books and travel accessories, specialty wine and food stuffs. Restaurants, cafes and bistros, offer a delicious dining experience and beachfront eateries with outdoor tables provide scenic views of Puget Sound, the Olympic Mountains, and magnificent sunsets. Shopping and dining opportunities are also found along Highway 99, punctuated by the multiethnic “International District,” and the neighborhood commercial districts of Westgate, Five Corners, Firdale Village, and Perrinville.

The City of Edmonds is committed to supporting and retaining its business community and enhancing economic development. Economic Development Department staff proactively work to strengthen the Edmonds economy, create a more business-friendly environment, and work with the Edmonds Chamber of Commerce, Port of Edmonds, elected officials and City staff on policies to bolster the retail, service and commercial sectors.

Distance From

  • Work:
    • Everett:15 minutes
    • Lynnwood: 10 minutes
    • Bellevue: 30 minutes
    • Seattle: 25 minutes
  • Skiing: 60 minutes
  • Boating: 5 minutes

K-12 School District

Edmonds School District

Major Employers

  • Edmonds School District
  • Swedish Hospital Edmonds
  • City of Edmonds
  • Rick Steves’ Europe
  • WinCo
Population
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Population

Population2000201020212026
Edmonds39,50939,71342,62444,465

Source: ESRI, 2021-08-29

Population by Age

Population201020212026
0-41,7561,6961,812
5-91,8631,8791,941
10-142,2142,1622,121
15-192,4072,0522,129
20-241,9081,9991,772
25-292,1032,4432,322
30-342,0162,3592,735
35-392,1602,4772,645
40-442,6442,3462,735
45-493,2352,4272,570
50-543,3812,8402,586
55-593,4643,3472,980
60-642,9733,4253,268
65-692,1713,3513,420
70-741,6632,8893,230
75-791,4131,9942,648
80-841,1681,3481,724
85+1,1741,5911,832
18+32,32735,59037,245
Median Age464949

Source: ESRI, 2021-08-29

Population by Race

Edmonds2021
Total42,624.000
White Alone77.480
Black Alone4.140
American Indian Alone0.750
Asian Alone9.910
Pacific Islander Alone0.550
Some Other Race2.130
Two or More Races5.050
Hispanic Origin6.620
Diversity Index46.400

Source: ESRI, 2021-08-29

Growth Rate

Edmonds2010 - 20142014 - 2019
Population1%1%
Households1%1%
Families1%1%
Median Household Income%2%
Per Capita Income%2%

Source: ESRI, 2021-08-29

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Housing
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Households

Population2000201020212026
Households16,88117,38318,76319,619
Housing Units17,49118,38019,59520,393
Owner Occupied Units13,41014,304
Renter Occupied Units5,3535,315
Vacant Units832774

Source: ESRI, 2021-08-29

Home Value

Edmonds20212026
Median Home Value$604,430$689,259
Average Home Value$710,887$823,637
<$50,000202
$50,000 - $99,99980
$100,000 - $149,99980
$150,000 - $199,999130
$200,000 - $249,999362
$250,000 - $299,99917647
$300,000 - $399,9991,642915
$400,000 - $499,9992,7892,421
$500,000 - $749,9994,8194,974
$1,000,000 +1,1821,929

Source: ESRI, 2021-08-29

Housing Year Built

Year RangeHouses Built
2010 or Later375
2000-20091,978
1990-19991,843
1980-19892,765
1970-19793,300
1960-19693,893
1950-19593,192
1940-1949552
1939 or Before654

Source: ESRI, 2021-08-29

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Income
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Income

Edmonds20212026
Median Household$95,523$104,516
Average Household$132,867$147,236
Per Capita$58,393$64,858

Source: ESRI, 2021-08-29

Household Income Base

Edmonds2021
<$15,000676
$15,000 - $24,999660
$25,000 - $34,9991,053
$35,000 - $49,9991,416
$50,000 - $74,9992,974
$75,000 - $99,9993,027
$100,000 - $149,9993,783
$150,000 - $199,9991,892
$200,000+3,281

Source: ESRI, 2021-08-29

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Employees
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Commute

CategoryCommuters
Workers 16+21,837
In-County Residents10,051
Out-of-County Residents11,580
Drive Alone15,705
Carpooled1,748
Public Transport1,828
Work at Home1,600
Less than 5 minutes546
5-9 minutes2,037
10-14 minutes2,150
15-19 minutes1,554
20-24 minutes1,824
25-29 minutes1,222
30-34 minutes3,016
35-39 minutes785
40-44 minutes983
45-59 minutes2,974
60-89 minutes2,512
90+ minutes634
Average Travel Time32

Source: ESRI, 2021-08-29

Source: ESRI, 2021-08-29

Employees by NAICS

CategoryNumber
Total Employees14,748
Agr/Forestry/Fish/Hunt3
Mining0
Utilities1
Construction623
Manufacturing170
Wholesale Trade194
  
Retail Trade2,166
Motor Veh/Parts Dealers470
Furn & Home Furnish Str34
Electronics & Appl Store19
Bldg Matl/Garden Equip86
Food & Beverage Stores528
Health/Pers Care Stores284
Gasoline Stations30
Clothing/Accessory Store181
Sports/Hobby/Book/Music37
General Merchandise Str219
Misc Store Retailers277
Nonstore Retailers1
  
Transportation/Warehouse189
Information155
  
Finance & Insurance497
Cntrl Bank/Crdt Intrmdtn166
Sec/Cmdty Cntrct/Oth Inv148
Insur/Funds/Trusts/Other183
  
Real Estate/Rent/Leasing733
Prof/Scientific/Tech Srv1,191
Legal Services199
Mgmt of Comp/Enterprises7
Admin/Support/Waste Mgmt317
Educational Services718
HealthCare/Social Assist3,827
Arts/Entertainment/Rec481
  
Accommodation/Food Srvcs1,804
Accommodation94
Food Srv/Drinking Places1,710
  
Other Srv excl Pub Admin837
Auto Repair/Maintenance86
Public Administration Emp795

Source: ESRI, 2021-08-29

Educational Attainment (25+)

Edmonds2021
Some High School698
Graduated High School4,231
Associates Degree3,076
Bachelor's Degree10,489
Graduate Degree6,090

Source: ESRI, 2021-08-29

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Businesses
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Businesses by NAICS

CategoryNumber
Total Businesses1,630
Agr/Forestry/Fish/Hunt Bus1
Mining Bus0
Utilities Bus1
Construction Bus111
Manufacturing Bus38
Wholesale Trade Bus33
  
Retail Trade Bus193
Motor Veh/Parts Dealers Bus28
Furn & Home Furnish Str Bus9
Electronics & Appl Store Bus5
Bldg Matl/Garden Equip Bus22
Food & Beverage Stores Bus24
Health/Pers Care Stores Bus19
Gasoline Stations Bus5
Clothing/Accessory Store Bus16
Sports/Hobby/Book/Music Bus12
General Merchandise Str Bus6
Misc Store Retailers Bus37
Nonstore Retailers Bus10
  
Transportation/Warehouse Bus19
Information Bus22
  
Finance & Insurance Bus98
Cntrl Bank/Crdt Intrmdtn Bus29
Sec/Cmdty Cntrct/Oth Inv Bus32
Insur/Funds/Trusts/Other Bus37
  
Real Estate/Rent/Leasing Bus90
Prof/Scientific/Tech Srv Bus200
Legal Services Bus49
Mgmt of Comp/Enterprises Bus2
Admin/Support/Waste Mgmt Bus47
Educational Services Bus35
HealthCare/Social Assist Bus259
Arts/Entertainment/Rec Bus34
  
Accommodation/Food Srvcs Bus138
Accommodation Bus13
Food Srv/Drinking Places Bus125
  
Other Srv excl Pub Admin Bus177
Auto Repair/Maintenance Bus17
Public Administration Bus24

Source: ESRI, 2021-08-29

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