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    A-
  2. Crime & Safety
    C+
  3. Housing
    C+
  4. Nightlife
    A
  5. Good for Families
    A
  6. Diversity
    B+
  7. Jobs
    B+
  8. Weather
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  9. Cost of Living
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  10. Health & Fitness
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  11. Outdoor Activities
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  12. Commute
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Edmonds is a suburb of Seattle with a population of 41,309. Edmonds is in Snohomish County and is one of the best places to live in Washington. Living in Edmonds offers residents an urban suburban mix feel and most residents own their homes. In Edmonds there are a lot of restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many young professionals and retirees live in Edmonds and residents tend to lean conservative. The public schools in Edmonds are highly rated.
About Edmonds...
Population
41,309

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$443,800
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$1,275
National
$949
Area Feel
Urban Suburban Mix
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    29%
  • Own
    71%
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Edmonds Rankings

Niche ranks thousands of places to live based on key statistics from the U.S. Census and and expert insights.

Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
C+
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    72.8
    282.7
  • Murder
    7
    6.1
  • Rape
    35.2
    40.7
  • Robbery
    37.6
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    328.9
    500.1
  • Theft
    1,484.8
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    164.5
    284

Residents

Diversity
B+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    9%
  • 10-17 years
    8%
  • 18-24 years
    8%
  • 25-34 years
    12%
  • 35-44 years
    11%
  • 45-54 years
    15%
  • 55-64 years
    16%
  • 65+ years
    21%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    17%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    32%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    31%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    16%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    4%
    13%

Working in Edmonds

Jobs
B+
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$82,697
National
$55,322
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Edmonds Reviews

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I have been living in Edmonds, Washington for almost 2 years and have enjoyed every moment of this place I call home! Edmonds has a wide variety of activities including Taste of Edmonds, where you visit the downtown area to experience an assortment of foods and local vendors, as well as an Art Walk illustrating all the wonderful talents in our community. There is live music and theatre and there is amazing food near the water at Salt & Iron (my personal favorite). There are upcoming destination locations such as Kelnero cocktail bar and The Market fishmonger & eatery as well as beautiful sunsets on the waters of the Puget Sound. To anyone coming to Washington, I recommend making a trip to downtown Edmonds - share the happiness that it brings just as I do for you.
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Edmonds is a great place to live! A perfect balance of population size leads to medium-size neighborhoods and reasonable pricing for everyday goods. Edmonds is a very well-rounded city that is adaptive to almost all types of people. From shopping, sightseeing, physical activity, and nightlife, Edmonds has something for everyone.
Love the town! Beautiful sunsets, a great town community, and a lovely marina. Living there is a bit expensive for housing, but it's worth every penny for the beautiful environment and point of access, being close to Seattle and even closer to a ferry to take you anywhere!