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Published: Saturday, January 28, 2012, 4:48 p.m.

Census snapshot: Everett

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This is the first in a series of looks at Snohomish and Island county communities based on data from the U.S. Census of 2010.

Everett is the county seat of and the largest city in Snohomish County. Named for Everett Colby, son of founder Charles L. Colby, it lies 25 miles north of Seattle. At the 2010 census, the city was the sixth-largest in the state.

Everett is home to the largest public marina on the West Coast and is the western terminus of the western segment of U.S. Route 2. It also is home to Boeing's assembly plant for the 747, 767, 777 and the new 787 in the largest building in the world by volume at 116.5 million cubic feet.

In 1984, Everett was selected as the site of a U.S. Navy home port, Naval Station Everett. Starting this year, the USS Nimitz will be based in Everett. Everett also is home to the Port of Everett, an international shipping port.

Everett population vs. Snohomish County and Washington


 EverettCountyWashington
Population, 2010103,019713,3356,724,540
Population change, 2000 to 201012.6%17.7%14.1%
Population, 200091,488606,0245,894,121
Persons under 5 years7.2%6.6%6.5%
Persons under 18 years22.7%24.4%23.5%
Persons 65 years and over10.3%10.3%12.3%
Female persons49.1%50.0%50.2%
White persons74.6%78.4%77.3%
Black persons4.1%2.5%3.6%
American Indian and Alaska Native persons1.4%1.4%1.5%
Asian persons7.8%8.9%7.2%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islanders0.7%0.4%0.6%
Persons reporting two or more races5.3%4.6%4.7%
Persons of Hispanic or Latino origin14.2%9.0%11.2%
White persons not Hispanic68.4%74.3%72.5%

SOURCE; U.S. Census Bureau

More about the city of Everett


At Wikipedia.org: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Everett,_Washington
At the U.S. Census Bureau website: 1.usa.gov/wwBAp7
City of Everett official website: www.everettwa.org

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