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. There are 18,019 residents in Mukilteo.

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 20,635
Male Share of the Population 53.8%
Female Share of the Population 46.2%
Senior Citizens 10.3%
Employed Population 16+ 11,265
Age of the Population 42


% of people married 54.1%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 48.2%
Median Earnings25+ $57,014
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $36,076
Median Earnings With High School Degree $37,770


Median Family Income $106,865
% Above Poverty Level 94.2%
% Below Poverty Level 5.8%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 26 minutes
% Working from Home 5.9%
% Walking and Biking to Work 1.8%
% Using Public Transportation 4.1%


People Living Alone 22.8%
Median Gross Rent $1,367
Median House Value $441,800


Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 31.1%
US/American 0%
English 13.2%
Irish 11.6%

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 104,708 $59,368
Langley 1,281 $68,250
Lynnwood 36,267 $64,061
Marysville 62,472 $72,998
Mill Creek 18,667 $101,722
Snohomish 9,326 $68,476
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Student/teacher ratio: 24

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