Issaquah

Issaquah is family-focused, due to its highly rated schools, and young professionals.

WELCOME TO ISSAQUAH

A growing community close to the city and near all of the pacific northwest outdoor offerings. Known for its top-ranked schools. 
 
Issaquah Highlands is an Urban Village that has many recreational opportunities, offering expansive spaces, retail, and great public transit.
 
In 1998 the first residents of Issaquah moved into their homes. Today Issaquah Highlands has over four thousand homes, their own community center, a fire station, Blakely Hall, a hospital and thousands of protected/preserved acres of open space, athletic amenities and park trails. 
 
Issaquah is located in a valley between the Sammamish Plateau and the "Issaquah Alps". Originally developed to assist the mining industry that prospered on the two neighboring mountains. Issaquah is now a modern thriving city surrounded by parks popular with hikers, with captivating historic downtown, esteemed Village Theatre, Cougar Mountain Zoo which takes care of endangered species and the Issaquah Hatchery that helped restore the salmon run on Issaquah Creek. Only a brief drive from Seattle, Issaquah is a popular weekend destination for hikers, paragliders, history buffs and foodies.

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Overview for Issaquah, WA

39,057 people live in Issaquah, where the median age is 36.8 and the average individual income is $78,581. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

39,057

Total Population

36.8 years

Median Age

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

$78,581

Average individual Income

Around Issaquah, WA

There's plenty to do around Issaquah, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

70
Very Walkable
Walking Score
78
Very Bikeable
Bike Score
35
Some Transit
Transit Score

Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Air Squared Paragliding, Santosha Bodywork, and Pine Lake Co-op Preschool.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Active 3.05 miles 10 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 0.83 miles 11 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 3.47 miles 16 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 3.94 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 1.78 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 0.53 miles 7 reviews 5/5 stars

Demographics and Employment Data for Issaquah, WA

Issaquah has 16,361 households, with an average household size of 2.37. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Issaquah do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 39,057 people call Issaquah home. The population density is 3,219.98 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

39,057

Total Population

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

36.8

Median Age

48.61 / 51.39%

Men vs Women

Population by Age Group

0-9:

0-9 Years

10-17:

10-17 Years

18-24:

18-24 Years

25-64:

25-64 Years

65-74:

65-74 Years

75+:

75+ Years

Education Level

  • Less Than 9th Grade
  • High School Degree
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree
  • Graduate Degree
16,361

Total Households

2.37

Average Household Size

$78,581

Average individual Income

Households with Children

With Children:

Without Children:

Marital Status

Married
Single
Divorced
Separated

Blue vs White Collar Workers

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Commute Time

0 to 14 Minutes
15 to 29 Minutes
30 to 59 Minutes
60+ Minutes

Schools in Issaquah, WA

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The following schools are within or nearby Issaquah. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
Type
Name
Category
Grades
School rating
Issaquah Valley Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
4/5
Synergy Learning Academy
PRIVATE
PreK - 4th
No rating available
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
Lakeside Montessori Highlands
PRIVATE
PreK - K
No rating available
Issaquah Middle School
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
5/5
Issaquah High School
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
4/5
Issaquah Special Services
PUBLIC
PreK - 12th
No rating available
PUBLIC
K - 5th
4/5
Grand Ridge Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
5/5
Gibson Ek High School
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
4/5
St Joseph School-- Issaquah And Snoqualmie
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
PRIVATE
PreK - K
No rating available

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