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Maple Valley
  • Suburb of Seattle, WA

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grade A minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    grade A
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade B minus
  3. Housing
    grade B
  4. Nightlife
    grade B minus
  5. Good for Families
    grade A
  6. Diversity
    grade B
  7. Jobs
    grade B+
  8. Weather
    grade C+
  9. Cost of Living
    grade C minus
  10. Health & Fitness
    grade A minus
  11. Outdoor Activities
    grade A
  12. Commute
    grade B minus

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Maple Valley is a suburb of Seattle with a population of 26,352. Maple Valley is in King County and is one of the best places to live in Washington. Living in Maple Valley offers residents a sparse suburban feel and most residents own their homes. In Maple Valley there are a lot of parks. Many families live in Maple Valley and residents tend to have moderate political views. The public schools in Maple Valley are highly rated.

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About Maple Valley...
Population
26,352

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$414,400
National
$217,500
Median Rent
$2,003
National
$1,062
Area Feel
Sparse Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    15%
  • Own
    85%
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Maple Valley Rankings

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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade B minus
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    21.7
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    3.6
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    14.4
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    14.4
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    277.9
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    750.8
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    93.8
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade B
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    19%
  • 10-17 years
    14%
  • 18-24 years
    5%
  • 25-34 years
    12%
  • 35-44 years
    18%
  • 45-54 years
    14%
  • 55-64 years
    10%
  • 65+ years
    8%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    15%
    national  12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    30%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    37%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    16%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    3%
    national  12%

Working in Maple Valley

Jobs
grade B+
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$114,159
National
$62,843

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