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0.61% growth
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5.59% growth
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1.79% growth
Median Property Value
3.15% growth

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The economy of Tukwila, WA employs 9,888 people. The economy of Tukwila, WA is specialized in Transportation & Warehousing; Arts, Entertainment, Recreation; and Accommodation & Food Service, which employ respectively 2.91; 1.83; and 1.46 times more people than what would be expected in a location of this size. The largest industries in Tukwila, WA are Healthcare & Social Assistance (1,267), Transportation & Warehousing (1,195), and Accommodation & Food Service (1,161), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($70,952), Professional, Scientific, Tech Services ($52,398), and Finance & Insurance ($49,448).

Median household income in Tukwila, WA is $48,490. Males in Tukwila, WA have an average income that is 1.21 times higher than the average income of females, which is $45,057. The income inequality of Tukwila, WA (measured using the Gini index) is 0.442 which is lower than the national average.


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Health & Safety

Insurance and Medicare coverage combined with state and county level health and safety statistics for Tukwila, WA. In King County, WA the age groups most likely to have health care coverage are 25-34 and 25-34, men and women, respectively. The location has a 1 to 119 primary care clinician to patient ratio and a Medicare reimbursement average per patient per year of $7,678. Yakima County, WA has the highest prevalence of homicides of any county in Washington.


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The closest comparable data for the census place of Tukwila, WA is from the county of King County, WA.

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Tukwila, WA is home to a population of 19,878 people, from which 77.6% are citizens. The ethnic composition of the population of Tukwila, WA is composed of 6,229 White residents (31.3%), 4,504 Asian residents (22.7%), 3,674 Black residents (18.5%), 3,080 Hispanic residents (15.5%), and 1,484 Two+ residents (7.47%). The most common foreign languages in Tukwila, WA are Spanish (1,843 speakers), African Languages (1,838 speakers), and Vietnamese (655 speakers), but compared to other places, Tukwila, WA has a relative high number of African Languages (1,838 speakers), Serbo-Croatian (339 speakers), and Other Pacific Island (603 speakers).


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In 2015 universities in Tukwila, WA awarded 553 degrees. The student population of Tukwila, WA is skewed away from females, with 340 male students and 213 female students. Most students in Tukwila, WA are White (237 and 42.9%), followed by Unknown (130 and 23.5%), Black or African American (72 and 13%), and Asian (45 and 8.14%). The largest universities in Tukwila, WA by number of graduates are University of Phoenix-Western Washington Campus (179 and 32.4%), ITT Technical Institute-Seattle (152 and 27.5%), and Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts-Seattle (135 and 24.4%). The most popular majors in Tukwila, WA are General Business Administration & Management (69 and 12.5%), General Human Services (37 and 6.69%), and Game & Interactive Media Design (30 and 5.42%). The median tuition costs in Tukwila, WA are N/A for private four year colleges, and N/A and N/A respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.



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The median property value in Tukwila, WA is $248,600, which is 1.21 times larger than the national average of $205,000. Between 2015 and 2016 the median property value increased from $241,000 to $248,600, a 3.15% increase. The homeownership rate of Tukwila, WA is 37.7%, which is lower than the national average of 63.6%. People in Tukwila, WA have an average commute time of 25.3 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Tukwila, WA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.


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