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Everett is a city in Snohomish County, in the Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue metro area.

It is the county seat.

The community was named after Everett Colby, son of promoter Charles L. Colby.

The latitude of Everett is 47.979N. The longitude is -122.2W.

It is in the Pacific Standard time zone. Elevation is 82 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 96,643.


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Median household income
Local
$40,100
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Everett demographic reports
Everett is on the Snohomish River and Puget Sound.
Former and merged names include:
· Port Gardner
Once a mill town known as the "City of Smokestacks" and "Pittsburgh West"

John D. Rockefeller invested in the community, then sold his holdings during the depression of 1893.

Everett was incorporated in 1893. In the same year, it was also named county seat, a role formerly performed by the town of Snohomish.

Boeing began operations in Everett in the 1960s, helping to stabilize and grow the city's economy.

Public transportation: Everett Transit, Sounder Commuter Rail (See the transit and travel sections below.)

Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 546. The number of murders and homicides was 2. The violent crime rate was 5.6 per 1,000 people.
Filming location for:
· 1992 movie, "Twin Peaks: Fire Walk with Me"
· 1995 movie, "Assassins"
Well-known residents have included:
· Kenny Loggins, musician
Coffee: National and regional coffee companies with outlets here include Starbucks
Local festivals include:
  • Everett Sausage Fest - Oct. 5-7, 2007
Dates often change. Check Everett web sites and events links in the sections below.
Performing arts: Everett Symphony Orchestra
Nearby parks & recreation: Jetty Island, Forest Park, Spencer Island Park, Narbeck Wetland Sanctuary, Silver Lake
Everett attractions: Future of Flight Aviation Center & Boeing Tour
Sports teams: AquaSox (minor league baseball)
Historic sites and museums: Imagine Children's Museum
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was above the national average. (See library links below.)
Gays & lesbians
National index: 100
Local index: 102

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Everett demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Snohomish County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Seattle area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 98201 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

16% of Everett residents report German ancestry, and 10% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Everett ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Everett was $20,577, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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18% of Everett residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Housing & real estate

Median rent in Everett, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $620.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,307.


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Libraries in Everett include Everett Public Library, Evergreen Branch Library ... View libraries

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Newspapers in Everett include Everett Herald

TV stations in Everett include KONG.

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Snohomish County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Everett political report.

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Traffic

The average commute time for Everett workers is 27 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

A total of 24 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Everett between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

This is a rate of 2.6 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.

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