Introduction to Mukilteo, Washington

Mukilteo, Washington, in Snohomish county, is 5 miles SW of Everett, Washington (center to center) and 23 miles N of Seattle, Washington. The city is in the Seattle - Bellevue - Everett area.

Mukilteo History

Mukilteo, originally known as Point Elliott, was inhabited by Native Americans. The Point Elliott Treaty was signed in the city on January 22, 1855, between Governor Isaac Stevens and the chiefs of 22 Indian tribes. The Europeans first settled in the area in 1858. From 1861 to 1867, it served as the county seat of Snohomish County. Mukilteo was incorporated on May 8, 1947. The present day name, Mukilteo, was derived from an Indian term meaning "good camping ground."

Mukilteo and nearby Attractions

  • Mukilteo State Park
  • Future of Flight Aviation Center & Boeing Tour
  • Centennial Park
  • Mukilteo Lighthouse
  • Imagine Children's Museum
  • Woodland Park Zoo

Things To Do In Mukilteo

During you leisure hours you can visit Mukilteo State Park, Elliott Pointe Park, Harbour Pointe Village Park, Naketa Beach Ravine, and Fowler Pear Tree Park. The art museums of Goodridge Glass at the Point and Digital Magik Studios are also worth visiting. One can also opt for a daytrip to the Children's Museum of Seattle and Woodland Park Zoo. The Imagine Children's Museum is nearby.

Mukilteo Transportation

You can reach Snohomish County Airport within a few minutes.

Mukilteo Higher Education

Edmonds Community College, Lake Washington Technical College, and Everett Community College are some of the nearby colleges.


Total Population 20,818
Male Share of the Population 52.9%
Female Share of the Population 47.1%
Senior Citizens 11.8%
Employed Population 16+ 10,832
Age of the Population 43


% of people married 55.8%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 50%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0


Median Family Income $107,865
% Above Poverty Level 95.2%
% Below Poverty Level 4.8%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 25 minutes
% Working from Home 5.8%
% Walking and Biking to Work 2%
% Using Public Transportation 3.8%


People Living Alone 22.2%
Median Gross Rent $1,390
Median House Value $442,300


Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 31.2%
US/American 0%
English 13.9%
Irish 11.6%

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

Mukilteo Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 5 miles SW of Everett, Washington (center to center)
Nearest Large City 23 miles N of Seattle, Washington
County Snohomish
Standard Zip Codes 98275
Phone Area Codes 425
Time Zone Pacific (-8 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 47.944
Longitude -122.303

Mukilteo Climate

Nearest Weather Stations


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

Distance 5.5 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
Distance 18.2 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
Distance 25.5 miles
Jan Temp 35 to 45 F
Apr Temp 40 to 57 F
Jul Temp 51 to 71 F
Oct Temp 42 to 58 F
Annual Precip 21.3 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Everett 105,685 $58,662
Langley 1,287 $69,135
Lynnwood 36,491 $63,367
Marysville 63,760 $74,529
Mill Creek 19,028 $97,865
Snohomish 9,437 $68,801

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

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Serves 2,064 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 24

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