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Sammamish
  • Suburb of Seattle, WA

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    grade A+
  2. Crime & Safety
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  3. Housing
    grade B+
  4. Nightlife
    grade B
  5. Good for Families
    grade A+
  6. Diversity
    grade B+
  7. Jobs
    grade A minus
  8. Weather
    grade C+
  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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Sammamish is a suburb of Seattle with a population of 64,674. Sammamish is in King County and is one of the best places to live in Washington. Living in Sammamish offers residents a sparse suburban feel and most residents own their homes. In Sammamish there are a lot of restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many families live in Sammamish and residents tend to have moderate political views. The public schools in Sammamish are highly rated.

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About Sammamish...
Population
64,674

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$830,000
National
$217,500
Median Rent
$2,395
National
$1,062
Area Feel
Sparse Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    14%
  • Own
    86%
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Sammamish 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
    19.5
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    3
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    7.5
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    4.5
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    101.8
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    466.9
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    35.9
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade B+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    14%
  • 10-17 years
    16%
  • 18-24 years
    5%
  • 25-34 years
    9%
  • 35-44 years
    18%
  • 45-54 years
    18%
  • 55-64 years
    12%
  • 65+ years
    8%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    35%
    national  12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    41%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    16%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    6%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    3%
    national  12%

Working in Sammamish

Jobs
grade A minus
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$174,003
National
$62,843

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