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Information for Site SelectorsWelcome to Snohomish County!

The EDC can help businesses and site selection firms with location decisions. We offer information on a confidential basis and have connections to both public and private entities. This website has many resources to assist you with your search.

Because the business landscape changes so quickly, we strongly suggest that you contact us to get immediate assistance, customized to your particular project.

Matt Smith, Vice President of the EDC, offers an informed overview of local business activity. He is well connected with public and private sector leadership and has daily interaction with business and community organizations. (

John Doolittle, Researcher, can assist you with specific data needs and has many sources of state and local information.

Please select your area of interest from the orange menu to the left.

Most Requested Demographic & Economic Items

Variable
Snohomish County

Everett (Largest City)

Population
696,600
102,300
Median Age
36.2
36.7
Median Household Income
$67,324
$45,069
Bachelor's Degree or Higher
28%
20%
Housing Units
277,704
43,895
Median Home Price
$269,000

$260,000 (includes Mukilteo)

Number of Businesses
17,836
3,886
Current Workforce
383,380
62,462
Unemployment Rate
10.1%
n/a
Median Travel Time to Work
30.7 min.
24.9 min.
Sources: NW Multiple Listings Service, WA Dept. of Employment Security, WA Office of Financial Management, U.S. Census

Demographic Reports

The American Community Survey from the U. S. Census Bureau is a yearly update of the National Census. Enter Snohomish County or the desired city for official U. S. Census demographics.

Washington Prospector from the State's Community, Trade & Economic Development Dept. has demographic, business & workforce, and consumer expenditure reports for all Washington cities and counties. The data are from Applied Geographic Solutions, and feature 2008 numbers with 2013 projections.