Everett, Washington Education and City Information

Everett, Washington, is in Snohomish Country. Residents in Everett have access to several community colleges, two campuses of the University of Washington and several other postsecondary institutions. Find out about the city's population, demographics and school options below.

About Everett, Washington

Everett is a midsized city found north of Seattle in Washington State's Snohomish County. The city has a population of 106,736, as of 2014 U.S. Census estimates. About 75% of residents are white, 14% are Hispanic and almost 8% are Asian. In 2010-2014 census data, the median household income was $48,562, less than the state median of $60,264.

Located between Puget Sound to the west and the Cascade Mountain Range to the east, with the Snohomish River close at hand and many easy-to-access lakes, Everett has much to offer its residents.

The city has a Children's Museum, marina, minor league baseball team, orchestra and performing arts center. Trails are plentiful in this area, which also features numerous parks, golf courses and a swim center. Cinema Under the Stars and Music in the Parks are some events that take place in Everett.

Educational Opportunities

Everett has six postsecondary institutions, including Everett Community College and Trinity Lutheran College. Everett Community College has certificate and associate's degree programs for over 7,500 students, while Trinity Lutheran offers bachelor's degrees in several areas, including religious studies and youth ministry.

Ten additional public and private, non-profit schools can be found within 20 miles of Everett. The University of Washington's main campus is just a bit farther in Seattle. It is ranked 52nd among national universities by U.S. News & World Report, as of 2016 and enrolls over 30,000 undergraduate students.

The University of Washington's Bothell campus is about 16 miles from Everett, and Edmonds Community College and Cascadia College are also located nearby. Bastyr University is 16 miles away in Kenmore. It offers natural health programs in such areas as nutrition, acupuncture, midwifery, and herbal sciences.

Economic and Industry Info

Everett is a center of economic development and offers an advanced naval station and a deep-water port that accesses the Pacific Ocean. Everett is also home to several high-tech companies and Boeing's 747-assembly plant. Boeing's plant is the largest building in the world by volume.

The area is a major medical technology and biotechnology center, recognized worldwide with many medical devices and biotechnology companies located in Snohomish County. Major employers in the healthcare field include Providence Regional Medical Center and Premera Blue Cross.

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