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Mountlake Terrace
  • Suburb of Seattle, WA

Report Card

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

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Mountlake Terrace is a suburb of Seattle with a population of 21,210. Mountlake Terrace is in Snohomish County. Living in Mountlake Terrace offers residents an urban suburban mix feel and most residents own their homes. In Mountlake Terrace there are a lot of restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many families and young professionals live in Mountlake Terrace and residents tend to have moderate political views. The public schools in Mountlake Terrace are above average.

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About Mountlake Terrace...
Population
21,210

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$392,600
National
$217,500
Median Rent
$1,464
National
$1,062
Area Feel
Urban Suburban Mix
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    46%
  • Own
    54%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade C+
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    93
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    0
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    23.3
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    46.5
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    423.2
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    1,678.8
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    306.9
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade A
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    12%
  • 10-17 years
    8%
  • 18-24 years
    7%
  • 25-34 years
    19%
  • 35-44 years
    15%
  • 45-54 years
    12%
  • 55-64 years
    15%
  • 65+ years
    13%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    11%
    national  12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    25%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    39%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    19%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    6%
    national  12%

Working in Mountlake Terrace

Jobs
grade B
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$72,955
National
$62,843

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