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Overview

Introduction to Mill Creek, Washington

Mill Creek, Washington, in Snohomish county, is 8 miles S of Everett, Washington (center to center) and 18 miles N of Seattle, Washington. The city is part of the Seattle - Bellevue - Everett metropolitan statistical area (MSA).

Mill Creek History

Originally, Mill Creek was a densely, wooded region with very few roads. On August 30, 1983, it was incorporated as a city and is one of the youngest cities of Washington. Prior to its incorporation, the city was a suburb of Everett. Development in Mill Creek began in the 1950s. The high school of the city was established in the 1990s.

Mill Creek and nearby Attractions

  • Heron Park
  • Imagine Children's Museum
  • Howarth Park Dog Beach
  • Transportation Museum
  • Mukilteo State Park
  • Future of Flight Aviation Center & Boeing Tour

Things To Do In Mill Creek

There are several parks and playgrounds in Mill Creek including Mill Creek Sports Park, Library Park, Pine Meadow Park, Heron Park, Hillside Park, Nickel Creek Park, and Highlands Park. Leisure can also be spent at Mill Creek Skate Park and North Creek Trail. The Mukilteo Lighthouse and Woodland Park Zoo are also worth visiting. In addition, the city organizes numerous annual festivals and events.

Mill Creek Transportation

Snohomish County Airport is close to the city.

Mill Creek Higher Education

Edmonds Community College, Lake Washington Technical College, and Everett Community College are close by.

Demographics

People

Total Population19,372
Male Share of the Population49.5%
Female Share of the Population50.5%
Senior Citizens14.4%
Employed Population 16+10,285
Age of the Population40

Families

% of people married60.3%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher50%
Median Earnings25+$55,135
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$0
Median Earnings With High School Degree$29,965

Wealth

Median Family Income$106,143
% Above Poverty Level93.1%
% Below Poverty Level6.9%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time32 minutes
% Working from Home7.3%
% Walking and Biking to Work2.5%
% Using Public Transportation6.7%

Housing

People Living Alone23.4%
Median Gross Rent$1,463
Median House Value$411,700

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)35.8%
German13%
English12.2%
Irish10.6%
Norwegian7.4%
Scottish3.9%
French Except Basque3.8%
Swedish3.6%
Ukrainian3.1%
Italian2.9%
Russian2.3%
Polish1.5%
Dutch1.2%
Danishn0.9%
Czech0.9%
Iranian0.9%
Welsh0.9%
Arab0.7%
Latvian0.5%
Bulgarian0.5%
Canadian0.5%
Swiss0.4%
Hungarian0.3%
Austrian0.3%
Syrian0.3%
Croatian0.2%
Afghan)0.2%
Australian0.2%
Finnish0.2%
Portuguese0.2%
Greek0.2%
Lithuanian0.1%
Brazilian0.1%
Iraqi0.1%
Lebanese0.1%
Slovene0.1%
Icelander0.1%
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Mill Creek Almanac

CategoryValue
County Snohomish County
Standard Zip Codes98012
P.O. Box Zip Codes98082
Phone Area Codes425
Time ZoneAmerica/Los_Angeles
Approximate Latitude47.85
Approximate Longitude-122.22

Mill Creek Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

StationEVERETT
Distance8.5 miles
Jan Temp34 to 46 F
Apr Temp41 to 58 F
Jul Temp54 to 73 F
Oct Temp43 to 60 F
Annual Precip37.5 inches
StationSEATTLE SAND PT WSFO
Distance12.4 miles
Jan Temp35 to 46 F
Apr Temp42 to 58 F
Jul Temp55 to 75 F
Oct Temp46 to 60 F
Annual Precip35.9 inches
StationSEATTLE TACOMA AP
Distance27.7 miles
Jan Temp36 to 46 F
Apr Temp42 to 58 F
Jul Temp55 to 75 F
Oct Temp46 to 60 F
Annual Precip37 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Bothell43,153$106,930
Brier6,530$121,086
Kenmore21,830$109,041
Lynnwood36,861$66,710
Mountlake Terrace20,747$75,671
Snohomish9,551$73,258

Mill Creek Public Schools

Heatherwood Middle School
1419 Trillium Blvd. Se
ZIP: 98012
(425) 385-6300
Middle
Total Enrollment 970
Henry M. Jackson High School
1508 136th St. Se
ZIP: 98012
(425) 385-7000
High
Total Enrollment 2139
Mill Creek Elementary
3400 148th St. Se
ZIP: 98012
(425) 385-6800
Primary
Total Enrollment 684

Mill Creek Private Schools

Kindercare Learning Center 300833
1511 Mill Creek Blvd
ZIP: 98012
Elementary
Total Enrollment 22
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