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Shoreline
  • Suburb of Seattle, WA

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grade A
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    grade A
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade C+
  3. Housing
    grade C
  4. Nightlife
    grade A minus
  5. Good for Families
    grade A
  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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Shoreline is a suburb of Seattle with a population of 56,267. Shoreline is in King County and is one of the best places to live in Washington. Living in Shoreline offers residents an urban suburban mix feel and most residents own their homes. In Shoreline there are a lot of restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many young professionals live in Shoreline and residents tend to have moderate political views. The public schools in Shoreline are highly rated.

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About Shoreline...
Population
56,267

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$519,900
National
$217,500
Median Rent
$1,574
National
$1,062
Area Feel
Urban Suburban Mix
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    36%
  • Own
    64%
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Shoreline Rankings

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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
    92.6
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    0
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    29.7
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    43.7
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    400.2
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    1,288.1
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    241.2
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade A
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    11%
  • 10-17 years
    8%
  • 18-24 years
    6%
  • 25-34 years
    14%
  • 35-44 years
    15%
  • 45-54 years
    14%
  • 55-64 years
    14%
  • 65+ years
    18%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    18%
    national  12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    31%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    29%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    15%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    6%
    national  12%

Working in Shoreline

Jobs
grade B
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$86,827
National
$62,843

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