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Where is King County, Washington?

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King County is a county equivalent area found in Washington, USA. The county government of King is found in the county seat of Seattle.

With a total 5,974.79 sq. km of land and water area, King County, Washington is the 265th largest county equivalent area in the United States. Home to 2,079,967 people, King County has a total 868345 households earning 71811 on average per year.

King County, Washington offers the following attractions to visitors: Seattle Art Museum, Experience Music Project

King is the home to these professional sports teams: Mariners (MLB), Seahawks (NFL)

King County, Washington - Quick Facts

FIPS Code 53033
Area Codes 253,425,360,206
Time Zone PST
Major Cities Seattle (population: 871,005), Kent (population: 153,708), Renton (population: 146,983), Bellevue (population: 136,502), Auburn (population: 107,320), Federal Way (population: 95,276), Redmond (population: 80,272), Kirkland (population: 77,693), Issaquah (population: 52,480), Sammamish (population: 48,295)
Land Area 803,079 sq miles
Water Area 2,115 sq miles
Household Income $71,811
Housing Units 868,345
Median Home Value $377,300
High School Grads 92% of population
Holders of Bachelors Degrees 47% of population
Retail Spending $20,002 per capita
Food & Accomodation Sales $5,478,918 per capita
Universities and Colleges The Art Institute of Seattle, Cornish College of the Arts, ITT Technical Institute-Seattle, Gene Juarez Academy of Beauty, Lake Washington Technical College, Seattle Community College-North Campus, Renton Technical College, University of Washington-Seattle Campus, Antioch University Seattle, Pima Medical Institute, Gene Juarez Academy of Beauty-Branch Campus, DigiPen Institute of Technology, Highline Community College

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This page was last updated on June 30, 2016.