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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Libraries in Issaquah include Issaquah Library ... View libraries
Newspapers in Issaquah include Issaquah Press
King County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Issaquah political report.
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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