Introduction to Marysville, Washington

Marysville, Washington is 5 miles N of Everett, Washington (center to center) and 31 miles N of Seattle, Washington. It is in Snohomish county. The city is part of the Seattle - Bellevue - Everett metro area. The population of Marysville is 25,315.

Marysville History

Marysville's history dates back to 1855, the year in which the Point Elliott Treaty was signed. The signing of this treaty opened up the local area for settlement. Soon, a flourishing timber industry developed in this region. In the 1870s, James P. Comeford and his wife, Maria, bought over 1,000 acres of land in what came to be known as Marysville. They played a significant role in the early development of the region. The community was named after Marysville, CA. The first saw mill was established in this area in 1887. The railroads entered the region a couple of years later. Marysville was officially incorporated on March 20, 1891.

Marysville and nearby Attractions

  • Interurban Car 55
  • Lake Stevens Historical Museum
  • Maryville Fred Meyer
  • West Fork Quilceda Creek
  • Cedar Crest Golf Course

Things To Do In Marysville

While in Marysville, one can visit the nearby museums including the Norwesco Telephone Pioneer Museum, Granite Falls Historical Museum, Stillaguamish Valley Pioneer Museum, and Lake Stevens Historical Museum. One can also take a tour of the Interurban Car 55, which is housed in Heritage Park. The Imagine Children's Museum showcases some amusing exhibits that would be particularly appealing to children. Sports enthusiasts can visit Cedar Crest Golf Course which offers excellent opportunities for enjoying a game of golf. In addition, the city hosts annual celebrations like Rocktoberfest and the Strawberry Festival.

Marysville Transportation

Snohomish County (Paine Field) Airport provides air transportation facilities.

Marysville Higher Education

Opportunities for higher education are provided by Everett Community College, Edmonds Community College, and Lake Washington Technical College.


Total Population 63,760
Male Share of the Population 50%
Female Share of the Population 50%
Senior Citizens 10.8%
Employed Population 16+ 29,867
Age of the Population 35


% of people married 52.7%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 18.3%
Median Earnings25+ $40,916
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $27,388
Median Earnings With High School Degree $37,478


Median Family Income $74,529
% Above Poverty Level 90%
% Below Poverty Level 10%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 30 minutes
% Working from Home 3.2%
% Walking and Biking to Work 1.5%
% Using Public Transportation 3%


People Living Alone 22.6%
Median Gross Rent $1,176
Median House Value $228,300


Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 30%
US/American 0%
English 9.4%
Irish 11.5%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Marysville Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 5 miles N of Everett, Washington (center to center)
Nearest Large City 31 miles N of Seattle, Washington
County Snohomish
Standard Zip Codes 98270, 98271
Phone Area Codes 360
Time Zone Pacific (-8 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 48.051
Longitude -122.175

Marysville Climate

Nearest Weather Stations


  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Distance 4.9 miles
Jan Temp 34 to 46 F
Apr Temp 41 to 58 F
Jul Temp 54 to 73 F
Oct Temp 43 to 60 F
Annual Precip 37.5 inches
Station STARTUP 1 E
Distance 24.8 miles
Jan Temp 33 to 47 F
Apr Temp 40 to 59 F
Jul Temp 52 to 76 F
Oct Temp 41 to 61 F
Annual Precip 65.5 inches
Distance 25.7 miles
Jan Temp 35 to 46 F
Apr Temp 42 to 58 F
Jul Temp 55 to 75 F
Oct Temp 46 to 60 F
Annual Precip 35.9 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Marysville, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Tulalip (98271)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Arlington 18,578 $75,900
Everett 105,685 $58,662
Granite Falls 3,451 $64,500
Lake Stevens 29,774 $80,761
Mukilteo 20,818 $107,865
Snohomish 9,437 $68,801

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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5611 108TH ST NE
Serves 2,542 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 23.3

4317 76TH ST NE
A Non-traditional School
Serves 231 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 19.3

6332 31ST AVE NE
A Non-traditional School
Serves 140 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 23.3

4220 80TH ST NE
Serves 93 students.

7707 36TH AVE NE
A Non-traditional School
Serves 93 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 11.6

4220 80TH ST NE
A Special Education School
Serves 57 students.

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