U.S. Census reveals an increasingly diverse Snohomish County

Over the past decade, the population of nonwhite or mixed-race people in the United States increased from 24.9 percent to 27.6 percent. In this state, the increase was more pronounced — from 18.2 percent minorities in 2000 to 22.7 percent in 2010. Snohomish County saw an even greater increase, proportionally, from 14.4 percent in 2000 to 21.6 percent. Below are breakdowns for the county’s cities, as well as total population numbers, based on data from the U.S. Census.

Nonwhite populations, 2000 vs. 2010

2000 nonwhite and/or mixed-race 2000 percentage nonwhite 2010 nonwhite and/or mixed-race 2010 percentage nonwhite
State 1,072,298 18.2% 1,528,178 22.7%
Incorporated state 751,416 21.4% 1,092,184 25.7%
Unincorporated state 320,882 13.5% 435,994 17.6%
Snohomish County 87,076 14.4% 154,324 21.6%
Incorporated county 51,528 16.4% 90,977 22.1%
Unincorporated county 35,548 12.2% 63,347 21.0%
Lynnwood 8,709 25.7% 12,961 36.2%
Mountlake Terrace 4,541 22.3% 5,629 28.3%
Mill Creek 2,133 18.5% 4,707 25.8%
Everett 17,336 18.9% 26,175 25.4%
Mukilteo 3,232 17.9% 5,082 25.1%
Monroe 1,913 13.9% 3,706 21.4%
Marysville 2,984 11.8% 11,991 20.0%
Bothell (part) 1,639 11.7% 3,159 19.2%
Edmonds 4,849 12.3% 6,595 16.6%
Brier 867 13.6% 921 15.1%
Lake Stevens 489 7.7% 4,187 14.9%
Gold Bar 170 8.4% 309 14.9%
Arlington 1,170 10.0% 2,574 14.4%
Sultan 291 8.7% 643 13.8%
Woodway 55 5.9% 163 12.5%
Granite Falls 215 9.2% 418 12.4%
Snohomish 540 6.4% 1,005 11.0%
Stanwood 331 8.4% 642 10.3%
Darrington 57 5.0% 102 7.6%
Index 7 4.5% 8 4.5%

Total populations, 2000 vs. 2010

2000 population 2010 population Population change Percent change
State 5,894,121 6,724,540 830,419 14.1%
Incorporated state 3,515,109 4,246,021 730,912 20.8%
Unincorporated state 2,379,012 2,478,519 99,507 4.2%
Snohomish County 606,024 713,335 107,311 17.7%
Incorporated county 314,639 411,043 96,404 30.6%
Unincorporated county 291,385 302,292 10,907 3.7%
Everett 91,488 103,019 11,531 12.6%
Marysville 25,315 60,020 34,705 137.1%
Edmonds 39,515 39,709 194 0.5%
Lynnwood 33,847 35,836 1,989 5.9%
Lake Stevens 6,361 28,069 21,708 341.3%
Mukilteo 18,019 20,254 2,235 12.4%
Mountlake Terrace 20,362 19,909 -453 -2.2%
Mill Creek 11,525 18,244 6,719 58.3%
Arlington 11,713 17,926 6,213 53.0%
Monroe 13,795 17,304 3,509 25.4%
Bothell (part) 13,965 16,415 2,450 17.5%
Snohomish 8,494 9,098 604 7.1%
Stanwood 3,923 6,231 2,308 58.8%
Brier 6,383 6,087 -296 -4.6%
Sultan 3,344 4,651 1,307 39.1%
Granite Falls 2,347 3,364 1,017 43.3%
Gold Bar 2,014 2,075 61 3.0%
Darrington 1,136 1,347 211 18.6%
Woodway 936 1,307 371 39.6%
Index 157 178 21 13.4%

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