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  1. Public Schools
    B+
  2. Crime & Safety
    B-
  3. Housing
    B-
  4. Nightlife
    B
  5. Good for Families
    B+
  6. Diversity
    B+
  7. Jobs
    B+
  8. Weather
    B-
  9. Cost of Living
    C
  10. Health & Fitness
    B+
  11. Outdoor Activities
    A
  12. Commute
    B
Lake Stevens is a suburb of Seattle with a population of 31,022. Lake Stevens is in Snohomish County. Living in Lake Stevens offers residents a suburban feel and most residents own their homes. In Lake Stevens there are a lot of coffee shops and parks. Many families and young professionals live in Lake Stevens and residents tend to lean conservative. The public schools in Lake Stevens are above average.
About Lake Stevens...
Population
31,022

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$296,200
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$1,435
National
$949
Area Feel
Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    27%
  • Own
    73%
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Lake Stevens Rankings

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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
B-
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    102
    283
  • Murder
    0
    6
  • Rape
    25
    41
  • Robbery
    25
    136
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    211
    500
  • Theft
    836
    2,043
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    248
    284
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Residents

Diversity
B+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    17%
  • 10-17 years
    12%
  • 18-24 years
    8%
  • 25-34 years
    17%
  • 35-44 years
    15%
  • 45-54 years
    13%
  • 55-64 years
    11%
  • 65+ years
    8%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    8%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    19%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    40%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    26%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    8%
    13%

Working in Lake Stevens

Jobs
B+
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$82,500
National
$55,322
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Lake Stevens Reviews

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The Lake area is absolutely gorgeous throughout the year, and it's definitely memorable during the summer. The surrounding area is a little less pleasant, but its still green and refreshing. There's a lot of fun places in Lake Stevens for both Adults and Families, and lots of amazing restaurants. Lots of ethnic restaurants. Although regarding the neighborly acceptance, the Seattle freeze definitely reaches over here. Not many neighbors like to talk to recently moved in folks, so be prepared for that. Otherwise, I'm glad to live here! Now if only we could get rid of that pesky rainy Washington weather!
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I love living in Lake Stevens. Everybody's so neighborly. It is such a beautiful neighborhood and there is so much to do with your family! Such as picking fruit, pumpkin patches, restaurants, playgrounds, and more! We could use a few more things like a movie theater or a bowling alley though.
I moved to Lake Stevens after graduating college. I love having access to a beautiful lake all year round, but the middle school and high school students in this town are very mischievous. The town offers pretty good food, grocery stores, and your basic and essential stores. I like that I do not have to drive more than 15 minutes to get to Everett or Snohomish. Malls and clothing stores are fairly close and the people in Lake Stevens are kind and welcoming. I enjoy the fact that there is a gym in the town, and the one thing I would love to see is a club or group that I could join to make some friends.