Snohomish County demographics from the census

Last year we published a series of statistical snapshots of Snohomish County cities and towns based on the 2010 U.S. Census. Today we offer a broader look at the countywide population. In 2010, there were 713,335 residents.

The accompanying graphics tell the story. And below is a historical look.

Decades of growth

City/town 1920 1930 1940 1950 1960 1970 1980 1990 2000 2010
Everett 27,644 30,567 30,224 33,849 40,304 53,622 54,413 69,974 91,488 103,019
Marysville 1,244 1,354 1,748 2,259 3,117 4,343 5,544 10,328 25,315 60,020
Edmonds 936 1,165 1,288 2,057 8,016 23,998 27,679 30,743 39,544 39,709
Lynnwood 7,207 16,919 22,641 28,637 33,847 35,836
Lake Stevens 1,283 1,660 3,435 6,361 28,069
Mukilteo 826 1,128 1,369 1,426 6,982 18,019 20,254
Mountlake Terrace 9,122 16,600 16,534 19,320 20,362 19,909
Mill Creek 7,180 11,525 18,244
Arlington 1,418 1,439 1,460 1,635 2,025 2,261 3,282 4,037 11,927 17,926
Monroe 1,675 1,570 1,590 1,556 1,901 2,687 2,869 4,275 13,795 17,304
Snohomish 2,985 2,688 2,794 3,094 3,894 5,174 5,294 6,499 8,494 9,098
Stanwood 704 715 600 710 646 1,357 1,646 1,961 3,923 6,231
Brier 3,093 2,915 5,633 6,383 6,087
Sultan 687 830 961 814 821 1,119 1,578 2,236 3,344 4,651
Granite Falls 632 495 683 635 599 813 911 1,060 2,347 3,364
Gold Bar 353 304 307 305 315 504 794 1,078 2,014 2,075
Darrington 921 1,272 1,094 1,064 1,042 1,136 1,347
Woodway 713 879 832 914 936 1,307
Index 412 381 217 211 158 169 147 139 157 178
Snohomish County 67,690 78,861 88,754 111,580 172,199 265,236 337,720 465,628 606,024 713,335

Learn more online

  • For a detailed look at your city or town, search HeraldNet.com for the municipality name and “census snapshot.”
  • The U.S. Census Bureau has a mind-boggling array of analysis tools, and new datasets are being added every month. Go to census.gov.

Source for all data: U.S. Census, 2010

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