Sammamish, Washington 

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+95.1% since 2000

Unemployment Rate


Cost of Living

210.8 / 100

Median Home Price


Median Income


Comfort Index (Climate)

9.1 / 5.2

summer / winter

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Best Places to Live in Sammamish, Washington

Sammamish, Washington is a beautiful city located in the Pacific Northwest. This charming city offers plenty for visitors to enjoy such as the gorgeous Pine Lake Park or the tranquil Sammamish River Trail. Residents here also take advantage of all the outdoor activities available at Beaver Lake Park, Cougar Mountain Regional Wildland Park and Lake Sammamish State Park. With its excellent school systems, thriving businesses, and numerous recreational opportunities, it's no wonder why so many people choose to make Sammamish their home. Regional center - East shore of Puget Sound in west-central Washington.
State: Washington
County: King County
Metro Area: Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue Metro Area
City: Sammamish
Zip Codes: 98074 98075
Cost of Living: 110.8% higher
Time zone: Pacific Standard Time (PST)
Elevation: 125 ft above sea level

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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.


The unemployment rate in Sammamish is 4.1% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). Recent job growth is Positive. Sammamish jobs have increased by 2.6%. More Economy

Compared to the rest of the country, Sammamish's cost of living is 110.8% higher than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Sammamish's Cost of Living

August, July and September are the most pleasant months in Sammamish, while December and January are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather | Climate Averages

In the last Presidential election, King county remained overwhelmingly Democratic, 75.0% to 22.2%. More Voting Stats

Sammamish's population is 66,532 people. Since 2020, it has had a population growth of 45.1%. Learn More...

Average Commute time is 32.5 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

The median home cost in Sammamish is . Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 7.4%.

Sammamish public schools spend $15,473 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 19.3 students per teacher in Sammamish. More Education

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Housing Market in Sammamish

It's a good time to buy in Sammamish. Home Appreciation is up 7.4% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in Sammamish is .

Reviews for Sammamish   4 Reviews
Soggy in Seattle - 2/21/2015
Seattle has beautiful greenery and gorgeous mountain views. It is quite dark and gloomy for much of the late fall into spring...or July 5th as locals know quite well. I... Read More

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Seems expensive, but worth it - 5/5/2014
Housing seems to be very overpriced, however after all things considered, it is well worth it. (Family of... Read More

Sammamish is an all-around great place to live! - 8/8/2012
Sammamish is honestly a wonderful place to live. It's perfect for a family who wants a comfortable entertaining suburban life. The schools are pretty great, as I can say... Read More

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