Shoreline, WA

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2021 Population
58,213
2.42% 1-year growth
US Senator
Patty Murray
Democratic Party
US Senator
Maria Cantwell
Democratic Party
2021 Median Age
41.7
1.42% 1-year decrease
2021 Poverty Rate
8.36%
0.753% 1-year increase
2021 Median Household Income
$95,623
4.48% 1-year growth
2021 Median Property Value
$627,500
7.82% 1-year growth
2021 Employed Population
30,546
2.85% 1-year growth

About

In 2021, Shoreline, WA had a population of 58.2k people with a median age of 41.7 and a median household income of $95,623. Between 2020 and 2021 the population of Shoreline, WA grew from 56,835 to 58,213, a 2.42% increase and its median household income grew from $91,524 to $95,623, a 4.48% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Shoreline, WA are White (Non-Hispanic) (63.4%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (15.6%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (6.36%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (6.05%), and White (Hispanic) (2.88%).

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.

91.9% of the residents in Shoreline, WA are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Shoreline, WA are Shoreline Community College (1,521 degrees awarded in 2021) and Toni & Guy Hairdressing Academy-Shoreline (45 degrees).

In 2021, the median property value in Shoreline, WA was $627,500, and the homeownership rate was 67.1%.

Most people in Shoreline, WA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 29.9 minutes. The average car ownership in Shoreline, WA was 2 cars per household.

geosearchPopulation & Diversity

Shoreline, WA is home to a population of 58.2k people, from which 91.9% are citizens. As of 2021, 22.9% of Shoreline, WA residents were born outside of the country (13.3k people).

In 2021, there were 4.06 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (36.9k people) in Shoreline, WA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 9.09k Asian (Non-Hispanic) and 3.7k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

91.9%
2021 Citizenship
91.6%
2020 Citizenship

As of 2021, 91.9% of Shoreline, WA residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.4%. In 2020, the percentage of US citizens in Shoreline, WA was 91.6%, 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)
    36.9k ± 1.54k
  2. Asian (Non-Hispanic)
    9.09k ± 1.05k
  3. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    3.7k ± 1.14k
7.17%
Hispanic Population
4.17k people

In 2021, there were 4.06 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (36.9k people) in Shoreline, WA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 9.09k Asian (Non-Hispanic) and 3.7k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

7.17% of the people in Shoreline, WA are hispanic (4.17k people).

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    242,407 ± 11,894 people
  2. India
    95,173 ± 7,527 people
  3. China
    81,169 ± 6,957 people

In 2021, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Washington was Mexico, the natal country of 242,407 Washington residents, followed by India with 95,173 and China with 81,169.

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Foreign-Born Population

22.9%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
13.3k people
22.6%
2020 Foreign-Born Population
12.8k people

As of 2021, 22.9% of Shoreline, WA residents (13.3k people) were born outside of the United States, which is higher than the national average of 13.6%. In 2020, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Shoreline, WA was 22.6%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    987 ± 218
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    395 ± 148
  3. Korea
    373 ± 194

Shoreline, WA has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.5 times greater than any other conflict.

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briefcaseEconomy

The economy of Shoreline, WA employs 30.5k people. The largest industries in Shoreline, WA are Health Care & Social Assistance (4,685 people), Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (4,131 people), and Retail Trade (3,615 people), and the highest paying industries are Information ($126,050), Finance & Insurance ($95,074), and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($93,018).

Males in Washington have an average income that is 1.35 times higher than the average income of females, which is $65,962. The income inequality in Washington (measured using the Gini index) is 0.468, which is lower than than the national average.

Occupations

30.5k
2021 Value
± 1,317
2.85%
1 Year growth
± 5.92%

From 2020 to 2021, employment in Shoreline, WA grew at a rate of 2.85%, from 29.7k employees to 30.5k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Shoreline, WA, are Management Occupations (3,990 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (2,807 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (2,592 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

30.5k
2021 Value
± 1,317
2.85%
1 Year growth
± 5.92%

From 2020 to 2021, employment in Shoreline, WA grew at a rate of 2.85%, from 29.7k employees to 30.5k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Shoreline, WA, are Health Care & Social Assistance (4,685 people), Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (4,131 people), and Retail Trade (3,615 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

$65,517
Median earning men ± $3,663
$48,579
Median earning women ± $3,013

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2021 are Information ($133,551), Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($97,316), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($93,793).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2021 are Information ($71,316), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($69,138), and Public Administration ($69,110).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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Y-Axis
2.75%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 155M people employed in Washington. This represents a 2.75% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

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

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Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Washington to other states, or from other states to Washington.
Top Domestic Production in Dollars
  1. $42.2B
  2. $36.4B
  3. $33.3B

In 2020, the top outbound Washington product (by dollars) was Misc. mfg. prods. with $42.2B, followed by Mixed freight ($36.4B) and Electronics ($33.3B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound Washington products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$416B
2020 Value in Washington
$982B
Projected 2050 Value in Washington
136% growth

In 2020, total outbound Washington trade was $416B. This is expected to increase 136% to $982B by 2050.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Washington trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Washington to other states, or from other states to Washington.
Most Common Trade Partners
  1. $34.7B
  2. $26.5B
  3. $12.9B

In 2020, the top outbound Washington domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Oregon with $34.7B, followed by California with $26.5B and Texas and $12.9B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Washington shares with each state (excluding itself).

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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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In 2021, universities in Shoreline, WA awarded 1,566 degrees. The student population of Shoreline, WA in 2021 is skewed towards women, with 3,788 male students and 6,118 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Shoreline, WA are White (643 and 50.5%), followed by Asian (175 and 13.7%), Hispanic or Latino (132 and 10.4%), and Two or More Races (126 and 9.9%).

The largest universities in Shoreline, WA by number of degrees awarded are Shoreline Community College (1,521 and 97.1%) and Toni & Guy Hairdressing Academy-Shoreline (45 and 2.87%).

The most popular majors in Shoreline, WA are Liberal Arts & Sciences (563 and 36%), Child Development (98 and 6.26%), and Registered Nursing (96 and 6.13%).

Enrollments by Gender and Races

In 2021 there were 9,906 students enrolled in Shoreline, WA, 38.2% men and 61.8% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 3,962 records, of which 63.1% were women and 36.9% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 563 degree-majors awarded
  2. 96 degree-majors awarded
  3. 70 degree-majors awarded

In 2021, the most common concentation for Associates Degree recipients in Shoreline, WA was Liberal Arts & Sciences with 563 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. 1,521 degrees awarded
  2. 45 degrees awarded

In 2021, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Shoreline Community College with 1,521 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

In 2021, 639 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Shoreline, WA, which is 0.689 times less than the 927 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2021 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was White students. These 643 degrees mean that there were 3.67 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Asian, with 175 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Public, 2-year ($3,792) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2021.

Public, 2-year ($374) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2021.

Public, 2-year ($930) 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 2021, 0.864% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.881% 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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The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2021 were Some college (1.41M), High School or Equivalent (1.38M), and Bachelors Degree (1.29M).

This visualization illustrates the percentage distribution of the population according to the highest educational level reached. You can filter the data by race by using the selector above.

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The median property value in Shoreline, WA was $627,500 in 2021, which is 2.56 times larger than the national average of $244,900. Between 2020 and 2021 the median property value increased from $582,000 to $627,500, a 7.82% increase. The homeownership rate in Shoreline, WA is 67.1%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.6%.

People in Shoreline, WA have an average commute time of 29.9 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 $95,623. In 2021, the place with the highest median household income in Shoreline, WA was Census Tract 208 with a value of $136,080, followed by Census Tract 206 and Census Tract 211, with respective values of $129,571 and $107,882.

Property

$627,500
Median Property Value 2021
±$12,359
$15,104
Median Property Taxes
±$879

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

67.1%
Homeownership
2021
63%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2021

In 2021, 67.1% of the housing units in Shoreline, WA were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 66.7%.

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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 211

In 2021, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Shoreline, WA was Census Tract 208 with a value of $136,080, followed by Census Tract 206 and Census Tract 211, with respective values of $129,571 and $107,882.

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.
$95,623
Median Household Income
± $5,395
22.5k
Number of Households
± 1,089

In 2021, the median household income of the 22.5k households in Shoreline, WA grew to $95,623 from the previous year's value of $91,524.

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.
0.468
2021 Wage GINI in Washington
0.466
2020 Wage GINI in Washington

In 2021, the income inequality in Washington was 0.468 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.488% growth from 2020 to 2021, 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 2021
  1. Drove Alone (62.3%)
  2. Worked At Home (15.9%)
  3. Public Transit (10.8%)

In 2021, 62.3% of workers in Shoreline, WA drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (15.9%) and those who used public transit to get to work (10.8%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Commute Time

29.9 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Shoreline, WA have a longer commute time (29.9 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.8 minutes). Additionally, 2.56% 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

8.36% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Shoreline, WA (4.82k out of 57.6k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.6%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 55 - 64, followed by Females 65 - 74 and then Males 55 - 64.

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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95.9% of the population of Shoreline, WA has health coverage, with 58.1% on employee plans, 11.4% on Medicaid, 13.5% on Medicare, 12% on non-group plans, and 1.07% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in Washington was $7,913 in 2014. This is a 4% increase from the previous year ($7,609).

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 2021, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 19.7% under 18 years, 19.7% between 18 and 34 years, 41.8% between 35 and 64 years, and 18.8% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 48.8% were men and 51.2% were women.

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Uninsured People

4.07%
Uninsured
58.1%
Employer Coverage
11.4%
Medicaid
13.5%
Medicare
12%
Non-Group
1.07%
Military or VA

Between 2020 and 2021, the percent of uninsured citizens in Shoreline, WA declined by 9.31% from 4.49% to 4.07%.

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