Snohomish County

Bounded by Skagit County to the north, King County to the south, Chelan County and Cascade Mountains to the east and Puget Sound to the west, Snohomish County is a varied region. Real estate around here is classified as 68% forest, 18% rural, 9% urban/city and 5% agricultural. The county is filled with rivers and lakes, mountains and beaches, farmers and cities; a very diverse community with a huge array of living styles. And Seattle, Bellevue and Redmond the region’s economic powerhouses are near enough that many commute in.

Some key statistics

  • Snohomish County is Washington State’s 13th largest county in terms of square miles, 2,090 square miles, but 3rd in population terms.
  • According the US Census Bureau, the 2009 population was 694,571 with 282,237 housing units (single family and multi-family units) and an average of 2.65 persons living per household.
  • Key Sites: Boeing’s World’s Largest Manufacturing Plant, located at Paine Field
  • Home to Naval Station Everett, just west of downtown Everett, the county’s largest city.