North Creek, Washington

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North Creek is a census-designated place (CDP) in Snohomish County, Washington, United States, located south of the city of Mill Creek, and north of the city of Bothell. The population was 25,742 at the 2000 census.

Based on per capita income, one of the more reliable measures of affluence, North Creek ranks 75th of 522 areas in the state of Washington to be ranked.

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Incorporation

On February 2, 1993, a special election was held to consider incorporating the North Creek community into a city. However, the measure failed 1,341 votes in support to 1,927 votes in opposition. Since that time, the community has grown immensely in population, acting as a bedroom community to the nearby well-established city centers and growing business parks. North Creek remains one of the largest unincorporated communities in the county, despite its large population and commercial core.

Geography

North Creek is located at 47°49′23″N 122°11′54″W / 47.82306°N 122.19833°W / 47.82306; -122.19833 (47.823085, -122.198281).[3]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 13.6 square miles (35.2 km²), all of it land.

Demographics

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 25,742 people, 9,167 households, and 6,875 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 1,894.8 people per square mile (731.3/km²). There were 9,599 housing units at an average density of 706.6/sq mi (272.7/km²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 88.02% White, 1.01% African American, 0.64% Native American, 5.61% Asian, 0.29% Pacific Islander, 1.43% from other races, and 2.99% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 4.42% of the population.

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