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Issaquah is a city in King County, in the Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue metro area.

The latitude of Issaquah is 47.530N. The longitude is -122.031W.

It is in the Pacific Standard time zone. Elevation is 108 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 14,662.


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Median household income
Local
$57,892
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Issaquah demographic reports
Issaquah is on Issaquah Creek, south of Lake Sammamish.
Former and merged names include:
· Englewood
· Olney
· Squak
· Gilman
In addition to coal, which was discovered in 1862, the growing of hops played a big role in the early local economy.

After the arrival of the railroad, in the late 1880s, the mining of coal increased.

The community incorporated in 1892.

Logging, sawmills, and dairy farms began to become more important at the turn of the 20th century.

With the completion of Interstate 90, in the 1960s, which better connected Issaquah to Seattle, the community began to grow.

Growth, the annexing of outlying lands along with new developments, continued throughout the end of the 20th century and into the 21st.

Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 22. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 1.7 per 1,000 people.
Coffee: National and regional coffee companies with outlets here include Starbucks
Local festivals include:
  • Salmon Days - Oct. 6-7, 2007
Dates often change. Check Issaquah web sites and events links in the sections below.
Performing arts: Sammamish Symphony Orchestra
Nearby parks & recreation: Lake Sammamish State Park, Cougar Mountain Zoological Park
Issaquah attractions: Cougar Mountain Zoo
Historic sites and museums: Issaquah Depot Museum, Gilman Town Hall
Pronunciations: IS-uh-kwah

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Issaquah demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the King 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 98029 ZIP code.

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17% of Issaquah residents report German ancestry, and 10% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Issaquah ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Issaquah was $34,222, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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48% of Issaquah residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Issaquah, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $823.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,772.


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Libraries in Issaquah include Issaquah Library ... View libraries

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Newspapers in Issaquah include Issaquah Press

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

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The average commute time for Issaquah workers is 25 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

A total of 3 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Issaquah between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

This is a rate of 2.7 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.

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Hotels in Issaquah include Holiday Inn Seattle Issaquah, Motel 6.

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