Kenmore, WA

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2022 Population
23,611
0.233% 1-year growth
US Senator
Patty Murray
Democratic Party
US Senator
Maria Cantwell
Democratic Party
2022 Median Age
38.8
2.02% 1-year decrease
2022 Poverty Rate
6.37%
4.86% 1-year increase
2022 Median Household Income
$132,191
8.83% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$803,000
22.4% 1-year growth
2022 Employed Population
12,833
0.873% 1-year decline

About

In 2022, Kenmore, WA had a population of 23.6k people with a median age of 38.8 and a median household income of $132,191. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Kenmore, WA grew from 23,556 to 23,611, a 0.233% increase and its median household income grew from $121,463 to $132,191, a 8.83% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Kenmore, WA are White (Non-Hispanic) (67.8%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (14.3%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (6.6%), Two+ (Hispanic) (3.13%), and White (Hispanic) (2.94%).

None of the households in Kenmore, 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.

90.8% of the residents in Kenmore, WA are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Kenmore, WA are Bastyr University (270 degrees awarded in 2022).

In 2022, the median property value in Kenmore, WA was $803,000, and the homeownership rate was 68.7%.

Most people in Kenmore, WA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 32.5 minutes. The average car ownership in Kenmore, WA was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Kenmore, WA is home to a population of 23.6k people, from which 90.8% are citizens. As of 2022, 20.9% of Kenmore, WA residents were born outside of the country (4.93k people).

In 2022, there were 4.73 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (16k people) in Kenmore, WA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 3.39k Asian (Non-Hispanic) and 1.56k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

90.8%
2022 Citizenship
90.6%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 90.8% of Kenmore, WA residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Kenmore, WA was 90.6%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Kenmore, WA
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    16k ± 922
  2. Asian (Non-Hispanic)
    3.39k ± 680
  3. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    1.56k ± 464
8.32%
Hispanic Population
1.97k people

In 2022, there were 4.73 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (16k people) in Kenmore, WA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 3.39k Asian (Non-Hispanic) and 1.56k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

8.32% of the people in Kenmore, WA are hispanic (1.97k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Kenmore, 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

20.9%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
4.93k people
21.2%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
4.98k people

As of 2022, 20.9% of Kenmore, WA residents (4.93k 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 Kenmore, WA was 21.2%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Gulf War (2001-)
    365 ± 148
  2. Vietnam
    309 ± 118
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    193 ± 106

Kenmore, WA has a large population of military personnel who served in Gulf War (2001-), 1.18 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Kenmore, WA employs 12.8k people. The largest industries in Kenmore, WA are Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (2,266 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (1,707 people), and Retail Trade (1,415 people), and the highest paying industries are Information ($203,047), Management of Companies & Enterprises ($175,083), and Utilities ($134,038).

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

12.8k
2022 Value
± 831
−0.873%
1 Year decline
± 9.29%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Kenmore, WA declined at a rate of −0.873%, from 12.9k employees to 12.8k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Kenmore, WA, are Management Occupations (2,094 people), Computer & Mathematical Occupations (1,631 people), and Office & Administrative Support Occupations (1,075 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Kenmore, WA.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

12.8k
2022 Value
± 831
−0.873%
1 Year decline
± 9.29%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Kenmore, WA declined at a rate of −0.873%, from 12.9k employees to 12.8k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Kenmore, WA, are Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (2,266 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (1,707 people), and Retail Trade (1,415 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Kenmore, WA, though some of these residents may live in Kenmore, 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

$96,434
Median earning men ± $11,886
$58,859
Median earning women ± $9,822

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Information ($209,375), Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($130,518), and Manufacturing ($123,523).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Information ($105,069), Manufacturing ($90,208), and Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($84,063).

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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 Kenmore, WA awarded 270 degrees. The student population of Kenmore, WA in 2022 is skewed towards women, with 107 male students and 621 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Kenmore, WA are White (160 and 60.2%), followed by Asian (42 and 15.8%), Black or African American (17 and 6.39%), and Hispanic or Latino (17 and 6.39%).

The largest universities in Kenmore, WA by number of degrees awarded are Bastyr University (270 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Kenmore, WA are Naturopathic Medicine (105 and 38.9%), Nutrition Sciences (43 and 15.9%), and Counseling Psychology (42 and 15.6%).

The median tuition cost in Kenmore, WA for private four year colleges is $28,950.

Enrollments by Gender and Races

In 2022 there were 728 students enrolled in Kenmore, WA, 14.7% men and 85.3% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 421 records, of which 87.9% were women and 12.1% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 42 degrees awarded
  2. 34 degrees awarded
  3. 22 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common concentation for Masters Degree recipients in Kenmore, WA was Counseling Psychology with 42 degrees awarded.

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

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
270 degrees awarded

In 2022, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Bastyr University with 270 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

In 2022, 37 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Kenmore, WA, which is 0.159 times less than the 233 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 160 degrees mean that there were 3.81 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Asian, with 42 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($28,950) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2022.

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($330) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2022.

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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 Kenmore, WA was $803,000 in 2022, which is 2.85 times larger than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $656,200 to $803,000, a 22.4% increase. The homeownership rate in Kenmore, WA is 68.7%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Kenmore, WA have an average commute time of 32.5 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Kenmore, WA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Kenmore, WA is $132,191. In 2022, the place with the highest median household income in Kenmore, WA was Census Tract 223 with a value of $176,607, followed by Census Tract 215 and Census Tract 221.01, with respective values of $174,295 and $173,246.

Property

$803,000
Median Property Value 2022
±$29,689
$6,335
Median Property Taxes
±$511

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 Kenmore, WA the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

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Rent vs Own

68.7%
Homeownership
2022
59.8%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 68.7% of the housing units in Kenmore, WA were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 69.6%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 223
  2. Census Tract 215
  3. Census Tract 221.01

In 2022, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Kenmore, WA was Census Tract 223 with a value of $176,607, followed by Census Tract 215 and Census Tract 221.01, with respective values of $174,295 and $173,246.

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

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Household Income

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$132,191
Median Household Income
± $16,480
9.22k
Number of Households
± 691

In 2022, the median household income of the 9.22k households in Kenmore, WA grew to $132,191 from the previous year's value of $121,463.

The following chart displays the households in Kenmore, 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 Kenmore, 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 (55.1%)
  2. Worked At Home (25.7%)
  3. Public Transit (8.85%)

In 2022, 55.1% of workers in Kenmore, WA drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (25.7%) and those who used public transit to get to work (8.85%).

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Commute Time

32.5 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Kenmore, WA have a longer commute time (32.5 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 2.43% of the workforce in Kenmore, 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 Kenmore, WA distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Kenmore, WA have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

6.37% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Kenmore, WA (1.5k out of 23.5k 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 65 - 74, followed by Females 55 - 64 and then Males 55 - 64.

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

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

95.1% of the population of Kenmore, WA has health coverage, with 62.7% on employee plans, 10.7% on Medicaid, 10.8% on Medicare, 10% on non-group plans, and 0.764% 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 22% under 18 years, 22% between 18 and 34 years, 40.1% between 35 and 64 years, and 15.9% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 51.7% were men and 48.3% were women.

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Uninsured People

4.95%
Uninsured
62.7%
Employer Coverage
10.7%
Medicaid
10.8%
Medicare
10%
Non-Group
0.764%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Kenmore, WA grew by 11.2% from 4.45% to 4.95%.

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