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King County, WA

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King County, WA
  • Location TypeCounty
  • County SeatSeattle, WA
  • Population1,931,249
  • Land Area (Square Miles) 2115.5700
  • Population Density (Per Square Mile) 912.8999

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TitleLatest YearLatest ValueLatest Rank
Decennial Census Population (County)20101,931,24914 of 3170
Decennial Census Population Per Square Mile (County)2010912.90178 of 3170
Percent of African American Population (County)20186.9%1008 of 3131
Percent of Hispanic Population (County)20189.8%798 of 3139
Persistent Poverty Counties (County)201300 of 0 - 1
Rural-Urban Continuum for Counties (County)201311 of 1 - 9
Unemployment Rate (County)20192.8%2577 of 3140
Death Rate (Per 100,000) (County)2016606.802975 of 3105
Percent of Adults Physically Inactive (County)201613.4%3122 of 3141
Age-Adjusted Rate of Diabetes per 1,000 Persons (County)20165.702669 of 3141
Medicare Part D Prescription Enrollment Rate (County)201831.7%2889 of 3137
Farmers' Markets (County)20164311 of 2249
Percent of Children Without a Market Within One Mile (County)20155.1%2949 of 3004
Percent of School-age Children in Poverty (County)201810.0%2796 of 3140
Total Public School Expenditures (County)2017$4,320,952,000.0016 of 3123
Number of Public Libraries (County)20172908 of 1287
Average Daily Maximum Heat Index (County)201183.682908 of 3103
Percentage of Days with a Good Air Quality Index (County)201980.8%698 of 1006
Second Highest 1-hour Carbon Monoxide Measurement (County)20191.4092 of 165
Greenhouse Gas Direct Emitting Facilities (County)20188124 of 1227
Average Fine Particulate Matter (County)201110.992060 of 3108
FEMA Public Assistance Grant Dollars Obligated for Disasters (County)2017$1,829,469.6040 of 435
Total Deposits in Banks (County)2016-2017$82,185,798,000.0024 of 3108
Property Taxes as Percent of Income: Five-Year Estimates (County)2006-20103.9%261 of 2773
Percent of Firms Which are Women Owned (County)201235.3%797 of 3093
Manufacturing Establishments with 5 to 9 Employees (County)20183907 of 1961
Inmates Executed, All Races (Cumulative Since 1977) (County)1977-20181198 of 198
Immigrant Households Entering County According to Tax Returns (County)2017-201816785 of 389
Estimated Veteran Population Under 45 Years Old (County)201025,45014 of 3143
Total Planted Acres (County)20192,833.612846 of 3034
Online, Mail Order, and Television Retail Sales in 2009 Dollars (County)2050$91,321,000,000.001 of 2709
Total Retail and Food Service Sales in 2009 Dollars (County)2050$121,647,000,000.004 of 3108
Earnings in Management of Companies and Enterprises Occupations in 2009 Dollars (County)2050$12,730,000,000.0010 of 2178
Population (County)20503,254,00012 of 3076
Per Capita Total Personal Income (County)2050$355,980.0050 of 3112
Total Employees (County)20502,692,00010 of 3065
Population 18 to 24 Years Old (County)2050280,00013 of 2216
African American Male Population 25 Years Old (County)20502,40729 of 2780
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