Snohomish County: Opportunity Lives Here

The cities and towns of Snohomish County offer the perfect balance of opportunities: urban/rural, manufacturing/research and maritime/alpine.

Snohomish County’s duality illustrates its success as a hub for a diverse set of industries and multinational companies. Thriving aerospace, agriculture, manufacturing, and technology industries power our communities, resulting in the highest concentration of advanced manufacturing jobs west of the Rocky Mountains and the highest concentration of engineers in Washington. The resultant robust and diverse regional economy includes “anchor tenants” such as Boeing, Philips and Fortive/Fluke, combined with the County’s proximity to global brands like Microsoft, Amazon, Starbucks and T-Mobile.  As a collaborative community where the private and public sectors partner to maximize economic vitality, this diversity of industries lays a foundation for business success.

Economic Indicators

Snohomish County

Population

Total Population

851,821

Population
Growth Rate

0.00%

Median Age

39

Diversity Index

63.500

Housing & Income

Households

315,000

Total Housing Units

330,221


Owner Occupied

213,702

Renter Occupied

101,298

Vacant

15,221

Median Home Value

$549,217


Average Home Value

$585,991

Income
Growth Rate

Median
Household Income

0.00%


Per Capita Income

3.21%

Income Projection

Median Household

$100,615 $116,799


Average Household

$131,423 $154,635


Per Capita

$48,628 $56,961

Workforce

Total Businesses

23,101

Total Employed

302,745

Workers 16+

409,908

2022 Manufacturing Businesses

cp-industries

Businesses

939

Employed

61,987

2022 Retail Trade Businesses

cp-industries

Businesses

3,324

Employed

42,057

2022 HealthCare/Social Assist

cp-industries

Businesses

2,340

Employed

36,392

2022 Accommodation/Food Service

cp-industries

Businesses

1,867

Employed

23,678

2022 Food Service/Drinking Estab

cp-industries

Businesses

1,712

Employed

20,938

2022 Public Administration

cp-industries

Businesses

452

Employed

19,891

Some
High School

24,845

Graduated
High School

114,186

Associates
Degree

68,877

Bachelor's
Degree

142,059

Graduate
Degree

70,545

Average Commute Time

33 min.



Resident Commuters

266,640

Non-Resident Commuters

141,230

Drive Alone

296,646

Carpooled

44,048

Public

20,089

Work At Home

35,451