Lake Stevens, Washington 

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Population

30,886

814% Growth

Unemployment Rate

3.0%

Median Income

$70,345

Avg. Home Price

$333,800

Best Places to Live in Lake Stevens, Washington

Regional center - East shore of Puget Sound in west-central Washington
Pros
-Attractive setting
-Arts and culture
-Nearby recreation
Cons
-Sprawl and traffic
-Clouds and rain
-Cost of living

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What Bert Has To Say About Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue Metro Area

Seattle is a lively and cosmopolitan city beautifully set in a dramatic backdrop of water, forests and mountains. The main downtown area sits on a narrow, hilly strip of land between Puget Sound to the west and Lake Washington to the east. Modern skyscrapers rise on high hills in the city center, with residential units lining the lower areas along the water and north of downtown.


QUICK FACTS

City: Lake Stevens
Zip Codes: 98258 98205
Time zone: Pacific Standard Time (PST)
Elevation: 125 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Lake Stevens is 3.0% (U.S. avg. is 5.2%). Recent job growth is Positive. Lake Stevens jobs have increased by 1.77%. Learn More...
COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Lake Stevens's cost of living is 30.90% higher than the U.S. average. Learn More... or Compare Lake Stevens's Cost of Living
POPULATION
Lake Stevens's population is 30,886 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 813.79%. Learn More...
TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 33 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn More...
REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Lake Stevens is $333,800. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 7.10%. Check out the homes in the area.
SCHOOLS
Lake Stevens public schools spend $9,502 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 22.2 students per teacher in Lake Stevens. Learn More...

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Housing Market in Lake Stevens

It's a good time to buy in Lake Stevens. Home Appreciation is up 8.3% in the last 12 months. Browse Lake Stevens Real Estate.

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Reviews for Lake Stevens    7 Reviews
Best Small Town - 5/25/2010
I lived all over the country and the world for 27 yrs and moved into Lake Stevens 12 yrs ago. Absolutely a great place to live! Our 3 girls have done well in the... (Read More)

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Lake Stevens - bedroom community, and not much els - 11/19/2009
My family and I lived in Lake Stevens for 7 years (2000 to 2007). It is a nice bedroom community that has good schools (get involved parents), low crime, and an ok lake... (Read More)

corruption- infighting- censure - 8/21/2008
10 years ago Lake Stevens was a nice little quiet town. Small town politics created their own megajobs, money, power and infighting. 2007 had a mayoral coups d'etats... (Read More)


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ZIP CODES IN LAKE STEVENS, WASHINGTON
98258 98205