Shoreline, WA

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2022 Population
58,673
0.79% 1-year growth
US Senator
Patty Murray
Democratic Party
US Senator
Maria Cantwell
Democratic Party
2022 Median Age
41.8
0.24% 1-year increase
2022 Poverty Rate
8.18%
2.18% 1-year decrease
2022 Median Household Income
$106,184
11% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$711,500
13.4% 1-year growth
2022 Employed Population
30,576
0.0982% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Shoreline, WA had a population of 58.7k people with a median age of 41.8 and a median household income of $106,184. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Shoreline, WA grew from 58,213 to 58,673, a 0.79% increase and its median household income grew from $95,623 to $106,184, a 11% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Shoreline, WA are White (Non-Hispanic) (63.2%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (15.7%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (6.19%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (6.13%), and Two+ (Hispanic) (2.58%).

None of the households in Shoreline, WA reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

92.6% of the residents in Shoreline, WA are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Shoreline, WA are Shoreline Community College (1,189 degrees awarded in 2022) and Toni & Guy Hairdressing Academy-Shoreline (44 degrees).

In 2022, the median property value in Shoreline, WA was $711,500, and the homeownership rate was 66.5%.

Most people in Shoreline, WA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 28.9 minutes. The average car ownership in Shoreline, WA was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Shoreline, WA is home to a population of 58.7k people, from which 92.6% are citizens. As of 2022, 21.7% of Shoreline, WA residents were born outside of the country (12.7k people).

In 2022, there were 4.02 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (37.1k people) in Shoreline, WA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 9.23k Asian (Non-Hispanic) and 3.63k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

92.6%
2022 Citizenship
91.9%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 92.6% of Shoreline, WA residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Shoreline, WA was 91.9%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Shoreline, WA
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    37.1k ± 1.37k
  2. Asian (Non-Hispanic)
    9.23k ± 920
  3. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    3.63k ± 567
7.34%
Hispanic Population
4.31k people

In 2022, there were 4.02 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (37.1k people) in Shoreline, WA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 9.23k Asian (Non-Hispanic) and 3.63k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

7.34% of the people in Shoreline, WA are hispanic (4.31k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Shoreline, WA as a share of the total population.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    244,390 ± 11,943 people
  2. India
    101,527 ± 7,771 people
  3. China
    86,360 ± 7,174 people

In 2022, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Washington was Mexico, the natal country of 244,390 Washington residents, followed by India with 101,527 and China with 86,360.

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Foreign-Born Population

21.7%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
12.7k people
22.9%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
13.3k people

As of 2022, 21.7% of Shoreline, WA residents (12.7k people) were born outside of the United States, which is higher than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Shoreline, WA was 22.9%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    950 ± 208
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    372 ± 143
  3. Korea
    333 ± 170

Shoreline, WA has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.55 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Shoreline, WA employs 30.6k people. The largest industries in Shoreline, WA are Health Care & Social Assistance (4,394 people), Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (4,338 people), and Retail Trade (3,715 people), and the highest paying industries are Information ($151,146), Finance & Insurance ($118,438), and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($104,464).

Males in Washington have an average income that is 1.34 times higher than the average income of females, which is $73,054. The income inequality in Washington (measured using the Gini index) is 0.47, which is lower than than the national average.

Occupations

30.6k
2022 Value
± 1,310
0.0982%
1 Year growth
± 6.07%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Shoreline, WA grew at a rate of 0.0982%, from 30.5k employees to 30.6k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Shoreline, WA, are Management Occupations (4,396 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (2,553 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (2,487 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Shoreline, WA.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

30.6k
2022 Value
± 1,310
0.0982%
1 Year growth
± 6.07%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Shoreline, WA grew at a rate of 0.0982%, from 30.5k employees to 30.6k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Shoreline, WA, are Health Care & Social Assistance (4,394 people), Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (4,338 people), and Retail Trade (3,715 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Shoreline, WA, though some of these residents may live in Shoreline, WA and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$71,633
Median earning men ± $6,134
$55,849
Median earning women ± $4,049

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Information ($168,977), Public Administration ($110,337), and Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($108,263).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Information ($115,625), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($79,553), and Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($77,792).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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3.62%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 3.58M people employed in Washington. This represents a 3.62% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 10.3%.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Washington.

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Washington went to Joseph R Biden Jr. with 58% of the vote. The runner-up was Donald J. Trump (38.8%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.97%).

Patty Murray and Maria Cantwell are the senators currently representing the state of Washington. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Washington is currently represented by 10 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Washington

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Patty Murray
Senator from Washington3
Assumed office on January 3, 1993
Maria Cantwell
Senator from Washington1
Assumed office on January 3, 2001

Patty Murray and Maria Cantwell are the senators currently representing Washington.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

The following chart shows elected senators in Washington over time, excluding special elections, colored by their political party.

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US Representatives from Washington

Washington is currently represented by 10 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Washington have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Education

In 2022, universities in Shoreline, WA awarded 1,233 degrees. The student population of Shoreline, WA in 2022 is skewed towards women, with 1,835 male students and 2,671 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Shoreline, WA are White (524 and 50.1%), followed by Asian (153 and 14.6%), Hispanic or Latino (119 and 11.4%), and Two or More Races (104 and 9.95%).

The largest universities in Shoreline, WA by number of degrees awarded are Shoreline Community College (1,189 and 96.4%) and Toni & Guy Hairdressing Academy-Shoreline (44 and 3.57%).

The most popular majors in Shoreline, WA are Liberal Arts & Sciences (413 and 33.5%), Registered Nursing (106 and 8.6%), and Accounting Technology & Bookkeeping (76 and 6.16%).

Enrollments by Gender and Races

In 2022 there were 4,506 students enrolled in Shoreline, WA, 40.7% men and 59.3% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 1,717 records, of which 59.8% were women and 40.2% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 413 degrees awarded
  2. 106 degrees awarded
  3. 61 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common concentation for Associates Degree recipients in Shoreline, WA was Liberal Arts & Sciences with 413 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Associates Degree from schools in Shoreline, WA according to their major.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 1,189 degrees awarded
  2. 44 degrees awarded

In 2022, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Shoreline Community College with 1,189 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

In 2022, 534 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Shoreline, WA, which is 0.764 times less than the 699 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2022 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was White students. These 524 degrees mean that there were 3.42 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Asian, with 153 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Public, 2-year ($3,882) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2022.

Public, 2-year ($374) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2022.

Public, 2-year ($942) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

The graph shows the average net price by sector and year.

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2022, 0.975% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.954% of women were in the same situation.

This visualization shows the gender distribution of the population according to the academic level reached.

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Educational Attainment

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Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (1.41M), Some college (1.4M), and Bachelors Degree (1.33M).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Shoreline, WA was $711,500 in 2022, which is 2.52 times larger than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $627,500 to $711,500, a 13.4% increase. The homeownership rate in Shoreline, WA is 66.5%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Shoreline, WA have an average commute time of 28.9 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Shoreline, WA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Shoreline, WA is $106,184. In 2022, the place with the highest median household income in Shoreline, WA was Census Tract 208 with a value of $155,603, followed by Census Tract 206 and Census Tract 205, with respective values of $143,981 and $124,803.

Property

$711,500
Median Property Value 2022
±$15,726
$15,104
Median Property Taxes
±$843

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Shoreline, WA the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

The chart underneath the paragraph shows the property taxes in Shoreline, WA compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies.

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Rent vs Own

66.5%
Homeownership
2022
62.9%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 66.5% of the housing units in Shoreline, WA were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 67.1%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 208
  2. Census Tract 206
  3. Census Tract 205

In 2022, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Shoreline, WA was Census Tract 208 with a value of $155,603, followed by Census Tract 206 and Census Tract 205, with respective values of $143,981 and $124,803.

The following map shows all of the places in Shoreline, WA colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.
$106,184
Median Household Income
± $7,088
22.7k
Number of Households
± 1,072

In 2022, the median household income of the 22.7k households in Shoreline, WA grew to $106,184 from the previous year's value of $95,623.

The following chart displays the households in Shoreline, WA distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $200k+ range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Shoreline, WA is from Washington.
0.47
2022 Wage GINI in Washington
0.468
2021 Wage GINI in Washington

In 2022, the income inequality in Washington was 0.47 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.285% growth from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even. The GINI for Washington was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Washington in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (60.1%)
  2. Worked At Home (19.5%)
  3. Public Transit (9.43%)

In 2022, 60.1% of workers in Shoreline, WA drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (19.5%) and those who used public transit to get to work (9.43%).

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Commute Time

28.9 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Shoreline, WA have a longer commute time (28.9 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 1.65% of the workforce in Shoreline, WA have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Shoreline, WA distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Shoreline, WA have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

8.18% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Shoreline, WA (4.73k out of 57.8k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 55 - 64, followed by Males 55 - 64 and then Females 35 - 44.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Shoreline, WA is White, followed by Asian and Black.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Health

96.2% of the population of Shoreline, WA has health coverage, with 58.9% on employee plans, 11.6% on Medicaid, 14% on Medicare, 11% on non-group plans, and 0.675% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in King County, WA see 828 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.241% decrease from the previous year (830 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 912 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 195 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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828 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in King County, WA

Primary care physicians in King County, WA see an average of 828 patients per year. This represents a 0.241% decrease from the previous year (830 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in King County, WA in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 19.7% under 18 years, 19.9% between 18 and 34 years, 41.6% between 35 and 64 years, and 18.8% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 49.2% were men and 50.8% were women.

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Uninsured People

3.8%
Uninsured
58.9%
Employer Coverage
11.6%
Medicaid
14%
Medicare
11%
Non-Group
0.675%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Shoreline, WA declined by 6.68% from 4.07% to 3.8%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Shoreline, WA changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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