Mukilteo is a city in southern Snohomish County, WA, located on the shore of the Puget Sound. Most of the community of Mukilteo is situated on a hillside with spectacular, scenic views of the Olympic Mountains to the west and the Northern Cascade Mountains to the north and east.
Mukilteo also happens to be one of the most affluent suburbs of Seattle (located 24 miles North of Seattle).
Mukilteo is a Native American name that became known as “a good camping ground” and was the site where the Point Elliott Treaty was signed by Governor Isaac Stevens and representatives of 22 Native American tribes in 1855.
The city is the regional transportation hub for the State Ferry System, linking it to Clinton, on Whidbey Island. It is also the home to the historic 1906 Mukilteo Light Station, located within Lighthouse Park.
Dating back to the early 1900′s, the lighthouse served as a navigational aid for mariners trying to navigate their way around Whidbey Island. Lighthouse Park offers an accessible beach, picnic area and boat launch.
Mukilteo amenities include: quaint shopping areas, a variety of restaurants and several parks, beaches and open outdoor spaces for recreation.
Mukilteo’s moderate climate, small-town atmosphere, low crime rate, excellent schools and close proximately to thriving Seattle make it an extremely desirable place to raise a family and enjoy life.
It’s no wonder that in 2009, Money Magazine ranked Mukilteo, WA #10 out of 100 small towns of America to live in!
If you’re in the market to buy Mukilteo real estate or thinking about relocating to Mukilteo, you’ll find a variety of residential options to choose from. Whether you are looking for Mukilteo water-front luxury homes, Mukilteo condominiums, Mukilteo townhomes or single-family homes in Mukilteo, you’ll find the perfect home in the right neighborhood to fit your lifestyle, budget and needs!
For information about Mukilteo homes for sale, selling your existing Mukilteo real estate property, Mukilteo investment property for sale or property management services in Mukilteo, please fill out the online contact form or give VerraTerra a call at 425.223.4828.
Mukilteo,WA Demographics & Education
Mukilteo’s population is 21,151 and the median age is 38.3 years. 63.65% of people in Mukilteo, WA, are married. 10.32% are divorced. The average household size is 2.58 people.
74.76% of people in Mukilteo are white, 2.05% are black, 3.36% are Hispanic, and 16.71% are Asian, 1.11%. are Native American and 5.36% claim other.
For population 25 years and over in Mukilteo, 96.48% have a high school diploma or higher, 28.83% have a bachelors degree or higher and 13.14% have a graduate or professional degree.
Mukilteo, WA Geography and Climate
According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Mukilteo, has a total area of 9.4 square miles. Much of the area surrounding Mukilteo to the east is unincorporated Snohomish County. To the west and north is Puget Sound. Everett, Puget Sound and unincorporated Snohomish County make up the majority of Mukilteo’s border. The area gets around 38.6 inches of rain and 4.3 inches of snowfall per year. Mukilteo has 153 sunny days per year. July highs are around 76 degrees and January lows are around 33.1 degrees.
Mukilteo, WA Economy
Mukilteo is a neighbor to the Boeing Company, Paine Field Regional Airport and several other major employers along a technology corridor that reaches from northern King County through Mukilteo.
Management, business and financial operations and professional and related occupations make up 47.22% of Mukilteo’s employed population. The average household income in Mukilteo is $78,334. Future job growth is predicted to be at 28.02%. Mukilteo has a 10.20% unemployment rate. Sales tax is 8.9%.
Mukilteo, WA Attractions
The Mukilteo Light Station is a historical landmark and major point of interest. Another popular attraction is the Future of Flight Aviation Center & Boeing Tour, offering the only tour of a commercial jet assembly plant in North America. The center and tour are made possible through the collaboration of the Boeing Company, Future of Flight Foundation, Snohomish County Public Facilities District and the Snohomish County Airport/Paine Field.
In addition to the Future of Flight Gallery and Boeing tour, Mukilteo, WA is home to Paul Allen’s collection of war eagles. The Flying Heritage Collection, located at Paine Field, holds an impressive collection of rare World War II airplanes.
Mukilteo, WA Community Groups
Community groups in Mukilteo include: Mukilteo Arts Guild, Mukilteo Community Garden, Mukilteo Farmers Market, Mukilteo Historic Society, and Mukilteo Lighthouse Festival Association, Mukilteo Lighthouse Quilters, Mukilteo North Little League, Boys and Girls Club of Snohomish County, Mukilteo Wildlife Habitat, Mukilteo YMCA, Mukilteo Youth Soccer, Senior Services of Snohomish County and South Mukilteo Little League.
Mukilteo, WA Parks
Parks in Mukilteo, WA include: 92nd Street Park, Big Gulch, Centennial Park, Elliott Pointe Park, Fowler Pear Tree Park, Goat Trail Park, Harbour Pointe Village Park, Japanese Gulch, Lower Chennault Ravine, Mary Lou Morrow Park, Mukilteo Lighthouse Park, Mukilteo Community Beach, Mukilteo Olympic View Ravine & Tidelands, Mukilteo Possession View Park & Tidelands, Picnic Pointe Ravine 1, Pioneer Cemetery, Port of Everett Fishing Pier, Rosehill Community Center, Totem Park and Upper Chennault Ravine.
Colleges/Universities in or near Mukilteo, WA
Colleges/Universities nearest to Mukilteo include: Everett Community College, Edmonds Community College (Lynnwood), Lake Washington Technical College (Kirkland), Seattle Community College – North and Central Campus’, Art Institute of Seattle and Seattle University.
Public Schools in Mukilteo, WA
The Mukilteo School District includes all of the city, but also a portion of south Everett and unincorporated areas to the south of the city. Mukilteo students consistently score well in annual achievement tests and win academic honors. Many people have moved to the area because of the first-rate Mukilteo school system. Public highs school in Mukilteo include: Kamiak high School. Public elementary/middle schools in Mukilteo include: Harbour Pointe Elementary, Olympic View Middle School, Columbia Elementary, Mukilteo Elementary and Endeavour Elementary.
Hospitals/Medical Centers near Mukilteo, WA
Hospitals/medical centers near Mukilteo include: Providence Everett Medical Center, Stevens Hospital and Evergreen Hospital Medical Center.
Mukilteo, WA Transportation
Mukilteo, WA has a car ferry terminal that connects to Clinton on Whidbey Island. The Sounder Train service to Seattle also stops in Mukilteo.
SR 525 and SR 526 are two state highways that pass through Mukilteo. Within the city, SR 525 Spur connects SR 525 to SR 526 to shunt Boeing traffic out of the downtown residential area of Mukilteo.
Local Community Transit bus routes 113 and 190 run through the city of Mukilteo. The average one-way commute in Mukilteo, WA, takes about 31 minutes. 77% of commuters drive their own car alone. 12% carpool with others, 4% take mass transit and 4% work from home.
Map of Mukilteo, WA, 98275
Mukilteo Real Estate Property Specialists
VerraTerra is not your ordinary Mukilteo real estate Brokerage. Unlike most real estate companies that force you to do things one way or their way, we believe you should have choices to pick and choose what best fits your individual needs. We strive to find new ways to make buying and selling Mukilteo real estate more efficient AND less costly for our clients, without sacrificing quality or service.
If you are looking for Mukilteo waterfront homes, Mukilteo luxury homes, Mukilteo single-family homes, Mukilteo townhomes or Mukilteo condominiums, or you are looking to sell your existing Kirkland real estate, we can take care of your real estate needs!
If you own investment property in Mukilteo and need property management services, VerraTerra Property Management can take care of tenent placement and monthly management for you.
Our mission is to provide outstanding customer service to all of our clients while utilizing the best practices and systems available! For more information about VerraTerra real estate services and how we can best serve you, please contact us.