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Overview

Introduction to Shoreline, Washington

Shoreline, Washington, in King county, is 10 miles N of Seattle, Washington. The city is considered part of the Seattle - Bellevue - Everett metropolitan area.

Shoreline History

Shoreline was established in 1890 when the neighboring area of Richmond Beach was platted. The Great Northern Railroad arrived at Richmond the following year. This spurred development in neighboring areas including Shoreline. The name Shoreline was first used in 1944 for a school district. In 1995, Shoreline was officially incorporated as a city in King county.

Shoreline and nearby Attractions

  • Kruckeberg Botanic Garden
  • Shoreline Stadium
  • Hamlin Park
  • Shoreview Park
  • Richmond Beach Saltwater Park
  • Shoreline Historical Museum

Things To Do In Shoreline

Shoreline provides facilities for several different types of activities. The city has tennis courts, an indoor swimming pool, a skateboarding area, and a beach. There are nature trails for walking or cycling. The city has over 381 acres of park land which provide areas for rest and recreation. The city's parks and recreation department regularly organizes entertainment and cultural programs.

Shoreline Transportation

Flights can be availed from Boeing Field/King County International Airport.

Shoreline Higher Education

Higher educational opportunities are offered by Edmonds Community College, Seattle Community College, and Seattle University.

Demographics

People

Total Population55,021
Male Share of the Population48.4%
Female Share of the Population51.6%
Senior Citizens17.3%
Employed Population 16+28,308
Age of the Population43

Families

% of people married50.1%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher43.5%
Median Earnings25+$43,027
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$25,740
Median Earnings With High School Degree$33,518

Wealth

Median Family Income$89,294
% Above Poverty Level90.1%
% Below Poverty Level9.9%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time30 minutes
% Working from Home6.2%
% Walking and Biking to Work3.2%
% Using Public Transportation15.4%

Housing

People Living Alone29.1%
Median Gross Rent$1,215
Median House Value$352,200

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)31.6%
German16.3%
English10.7%
Irish10%
Norwegian6.1%
Swedish4.3%
Italian3.8%
Scottish3.2%
French Except Basque2.7%
Polish2.3%
African1.8%
Dutch1.4%
Russian1.3%
Welsh1.1%
Ethiopian1.1%
Danishn0.8%
Finnish0.7%
Czech0.6%
Ukrainian0.6%
Arab0.6%
Swiss0.6%
Greek0.5%
Austrian0.5%
Canadian0.4%
Lithuanian0.3%
Latvian0.3%
Nigerian0.3%
Croatian0.3%
Portuguese0.2%
Icelander0.2%
Hungarian0.2%
Albanian0.2%
Iranian0.2%
Lebanese0.2%
Turkish0.1%
West Indian0.1%
Haitian0.1%
Iraqi0.1%
US/American0.1%
Somali0.1%
Romanian0.1%
Bulgarian0.1%
Basque0.1%
Moroccan0.1%
Israeli0.1%
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Shoreline Almanac

CategoryValue
County King County
Standard Zip Codes98133, 98177, 98155
Phone Area Codes206,425
Time ZoneAmerica/Los_Angeles
Approximate Latitude47.73
Approximate Longitude-122.34

Shoreline Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

StationSEATTLE SAND PT WSFO
Distance6.5 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
Distance20 miles
Jan Temp36 to 46 F
Apr Temp42 to 58 F
Jul Temp55 to 75 F
Oct Temp46 to 60 F
Annual Precip37 inches
StationKENT
Distance23.8 miles
Jan Temp35 to 47 F
Apr Temp42 to 61 F
Jul Temp55 to 77 F
Oct Temp44 to 62 F
Annual Precip39.5 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Brier6,530$121,086
Edmonds41,020$104,477
Kenmore21,830$109,041
Lake Forest Park13,156$118,950
Mountlake Terrace20,747$75,671
Woodway1,367$183,594

Shoreline Public Schools

Cascade K-8 Community School
17077 Meridian Ave N
ZIP: 98133
(206) 393-4180
Primary
Total Enrollment 200
Early Childhood Education
17077 Meridian Ave N
ZIP: 98133
(206) 393-4250
Primary
Total Enrollment 35
Echo Lake Elementary School
19345 Wallingford Ave. N.
ZIP: 98133
(206) 393-4338
Primary
Total Enrollment 489
Head Start
17077 Meridian Ave N
ZIP: 98133
(206) 393-4254
Primary
Total Enrollment 5
Highland Terrace Elementary
100 N. 160th Street
ZIP: 98133
(206) 393-4341
Primary
Total Enrollment 500
Meridian Park Elementary School
17077 Meridian Avenue N.
ZIP: 98133
(206) 393-4251
Primary
Total Enrollment 547
Parkwood Elementary
1815 N. 155th Street
ZIP: 98133
(206) 393-4150
Primary
Total Enrollment 458
Shoreline-monroe High School
16101 Greenwood Ave N
ZIP: 98133
(360) 804-2500
High
Total Enrollment 298
Shorewood High School
17300 Fremont Avenue N.
ZIP: 98133
(206) 393-4372
High
Total Enrollment 1551
Briarcrest Elementary
2715 N.e. 158th Street
ZIP: 98155
(206) 393-4170
Primary
Total Enrollment 491
Fircrest Residential Habilitation
15230 15th N.e.
ZIP: 98155
(206) 361-3033
Other
Total Enrollment 13
Handicapped Contractual Services
18560 1st Avenue N.e.
ZIP: 98155
(206) 393-4238
Other
Total Enrollment 97
Home Education Exchange
816 Ne 190th
ZIP: 98155
(206) 418-3388
Other
Total Enrollment 114
Kellogg Middle School
16045 25th Avenue N.e.
ZIP: 98155
(206) 393-4783
Middle
Total Enrollment 616
Ridgecrest Elementary
16516 10th Avenue N.e.
ZIP: 98155
(206) 393-4272
Primary
Total Enrollment 550
Shorecrest High School
15343 25th Avenue N.e.
ZIP: 98155
(206) 393-4286
High
Total Enrollment 1294
Albert Einstein Middle School
19343 3rd Avenue N.w.
ZIP: 98177
(206) 393-4730
Middle
Total Enrollment 734
Melvin G Syre Elementary
19545 12th Avenue N.w.
ZIP: 98177
(206) 393-4165
Primary
Total Enrollment 531

Shoreline Private Schools

King's Schools
19303 Fremont Ave N Ms 40
ZIP: 98133
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 1056
Northwest School For Hearing-impaired Children
15303 Westminster Way N
ZIP: 98133
Elementary
Total Enrollment 41
Pacific Learning Center
14550 Westminster Way N
ZIP: 98133
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 31
St Luke School
17533 Saint Luke Pl N
ZIP: 98133
Elementary
Total Enrollment 296
The Evergreen School
15201 Meridian Ave N
ZIP: 98133
Elementary
Total Enrollment 397
Lake Forest Park Montessori
19935 19th Ave Ne
ZIP: 98155
Elementary
Total Enrollment 26
Living Wisdom School Of Seattle
2800 Ne 200th St
ZIP: 98155
Elementary
Total Enrollment 17
Shoreline Christian School
2400 Ne 147th St
ZIP: 98155
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 210
St Mark School
18033 15th Pl Ne
ZIP: 98155
Elementary
Total Enrollment 177
Horizon School
1512 Nw 195th St
ZIP: 98177
Elementary
Total Enrollment 15
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