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Tukwila
  • Suburb of Seattle, WA

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

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Tukwila is a suburb of Seattle with a population of 20,265. Tukwila is in King County. Living in Tukwila offers residents an urban suburban mix feel and most residents rent their homes. In Tukwila there are a lot of bars, restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many families and young professionals live in Tukwila and residents tend to be liberal. The public schools in Tukwila are above average.

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About Tukwila...
Population
20,265

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$314,200
National
$229,800
Median Rent
$1,363
National
$1,096
Area Feel
Urban Suburban Mix
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    61%
  • Own
    39%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade C minus
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    292.9
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    14.6
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    131.8
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    297.8
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    1,083.8
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    10,745.5
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    2,587.5
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade A+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    12%
  • 10-17 years
    10%
  • 18-24 years
    9%
  • 25-34 years
    18%
  • 35-44 years
    17%
  • 45-54 years
    12%
  • 55-64 years
    11%
  • 65+ years
    12%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    8%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    16%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    28%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    28%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    20%
    national  11%

Working in Tukwila

Jobs
grade C
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$63,053
National
$64,994

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