King County (Southwest Central)--Kent City PUMA, WA

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2022 Population
134,682
0.535% 1-year decline
US Senator
Patty Murray
Democratic Party
US Senator
Maria Cantwell
Democratic Party
2022 Median Age
34.9
0.286% 1-year decrease
2022 Poverty Rate
10.5%
6.74% 1-year decrease
2022 Median Household Income
$87,381
8.69% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$480,100
15.9% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, King County (Southwest Central)--Kent City PUMA, WA had a population of 135k people with a median age of 34.9 and a median household income of $87,381. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of King County (Southwest Central)--Kent City PUMA, WA declined from 135,407 to 134,682, a −0.535% decrease and its median household income grew from $80,396 to $87,381, a 8.69% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in King County (Southwest Central)--Kent City PUMA, WA are White (Non-Hispanic) (38.4%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (22.1%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (12.6%), Other (Hispanic) (9.77%), and Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (7.11%).

42.1% of the households in King County (Southwest Central)--Kent City PUMA, WA reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

83.5% of the residents in King County (Southwest Central)--Kent City PUMA, WA are U.S. citizens.

In 2022, the median property value in King County (Southwest Central)--Kent City PUMA, WA was $480,100, and the homeownership rate was 56.5%.

Most people in King County (Southwest Central)--Kent City PUMA, WA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 30.3 minutes. The average car ownership in King County (Southwest Central)--Kent City PUMA, WA was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

King County (Southwest Central)--Kent City PUMA, WA is home to a population of 135k people, from which 83.5% are citizens. As of 2022, 30.9% of King County (Southwest Central)--Kent City PUMA, WA residents were born outside of the country (41.6k people).

In 2022, there were 1.74 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (51.7k people) in King County (Southwest Central)--Kent City PUMA, WA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 29.8k Asian (Non-Hispanic) and 17k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The most common non-English languages spoken as the primary langauge in households in King County (Southwest Central)--Kent City PUMA, WA are Spanish (15,087 households), Punjabi (4,474 households), and Vietnamese (4,222 households).

Citizenship

83.5%
2022 Citizenship
83.3%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 83.5% of King County (Southwest Central)--Kent City PUMA, WA residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in King County (Southwest Central)--Kent City PUMA, WA was 83.3%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in King County (Southwest Central)--Kent City PUMA, WA
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    51.7k ± 2.06k
  2. Asian (Non-Hispanic)
    29.8k ± 1.68k
  3. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    17k ± 1.73k
16.3%
Hispanic Population
22k people

In 2022, there were 1.74 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (51.7k people) in King County (Southwest Central)--Kent City PUMA, WA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 29.8k Asian (Non-Hispanic) and 17k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

16.3% of the people in King County (Southwest Central)--Kent City PUMA, WA are hispanic (22k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in King County (Southwest Central)--Kent City PUMA, WA as a share of the total population.

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Foreign-Born Population

30.9%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
41.6k people
31.4%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
42.5k people

As of 2022, 30.9% of King County (Southwest Central)--Kent City PUMA, WA residents (41.6k people) were born outside of the United States, which is higher than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in King County (Southwest Central)--Kent City PUMA, WA was 31.4%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Non-English Households

Most Common Non-English Languages
  1. Spanish
    15,087 households (12%)
  2. Punjabi
    4,474 households (3.55%)
  3. Vietnamese
    4,222 households (3.35%)

42.1% of the households in King County (Southwest Central)--Kent City PUMA, WA reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language, which is higher than the national average of 21.7%. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

In 2022, the most common non-English language spoken in households in King County (Southwest Central)--Kent City PUMA, WA was Spanish. 12% of the households in King County (Southwest Central)--Kent City PUMA, WA reported speaking Spanish at home as the primary shared language between all members living in the household.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Gulf War (2001-)
    1,551 ± 331
  2. Vietnam
    1,353 ± 223
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    859 ± 305

King County (Southwest Central)--Kent City PUMA, WA has a large population of military personnel who served in Gulf War (2001-), 1.15 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of King County (Southwest Central)--Kent City PUMA, WA employs 63k people. The largest industries in King County (Southwest Central)--Kent City PUMA, WA are Construction (4,901 people), Restaurants & Food Services (3,791 people), and Aircraft & parts manufacturing (3,708 people), and the highest paying industries are Machinery, equipment, & supplies merchant wholesalers ($141,096), Wired telecommunications carriers ($140,674), and Medical equipment & supplies manufacturing ($131,013).

Workforce Diversity

Measure
RACE/ETHNICITY
28,346
Women
46.3%
32,844
Men
53.7%

The workforce of King County (Southwest Central)--Kent City PUMA, WA in 2020 was 61,190 people, with 46.3% woman, and 53.7% men.

The visualization shows the distribution of the workforce by gender and age in King County (Southwest Central)--Kent City PUMA, WA.

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Occupations

63k
2022 Value
−0.301%
1 Year decline
± −0.301%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in King County (Southwest Central)--Kent City PUMA, WA declined at a rate of −0.301%, from 63.1k employees to 63k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in King County (Southwest Central)--Kent City PUMA, WA, are Laborers & freight, stock, & material movers, hand (1,985 people), Other managers (1,964 people), and Driver/sales workers & truck drivers (1,597 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of King County (Southwest Central)--Kent City PUMA, WA.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

63k
2022 Value
−0.301%
1 Year decline
± −0.301%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in King County (Southwest Central)--Kent City PUMA, WA declined at a rate of −0.301%, from 63.1k employees to 63k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in King County (Southwest Central)--Kent City PUMA, WA, are Construction (4,901 people), Restaurants & Food Services (3,791 people), and Aircraft & parts manufacturing (3,708 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of King County (Southwest Central)--Kent City PUMA, WA, though some of these residents may live in King County (Southwest Central)--Kent City PUMA, WA and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$54,810
Median earning men ± $2,897
$43,654
Median earning women ± $2,698

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Information ($84,774), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($82,063), and Public Administration ($78,697).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Public Administration ($70,727), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($57,887), and Manufacturing ($51,617).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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Y-Axis
3.62%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 3.58M people employed in Washington. This represents a 3.62% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 10.3%.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Washington.

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Washington went to Joseph R Biden Jr. with 58% of the vote. The runner-up was Donald J. Trump (38.8%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.97%).

Patty Murray and Maria Cantwell are the senators currently representing the state of Washington. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Washington is currently represented by 10 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Washington

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Patty Murray
Senator from Washington3
Assumed office on January 3, 1993
Maria Cantwell
Senator from Washington1
Assumed office on January 3, 2001

Patty Murray and Maria Cantwell are the senators currently representing Washington.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

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US Representatives from Washington

Washington is currently represented by 10 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Washington have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Education

Awarded Degrees over Time

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Educational Pyramid

Measure

In 2022, 1.49% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 2.82% of women were in the same situation.

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Educational Attainment

Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population of King County (Southwest Central)--Kent City PUMA, WA in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (27.5k), Some college (24.9k), and Bachelors Degree (19.8k).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in King County (Southwest Central)--Kent City PUMA, WA was $480,100 in 2022, which is 1.7 times larger than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $414,100 to $480,100, a 15.9% increase. The homeownership rate in King County (Southwest Central)--Kent City PUMA, WA is 56.5%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in King County (Southwest Central)--Kent City PUMA, WA have an average commute time of 30.3 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in King County (Southwest Central)--Kent City PUMA, WA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in King County (Southwest Central)--Kent City PUMA, WA is $87,381. In 2022, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income in King County (Southwest Central)--Kent City PUMA, WA was King County (Central)--Sammamish, Issaquah, Mercer Island & Newcastle Cities PUMA, WA with a value of $181,744, followed by King County (Northeast)--Snoqualmie City, Cottage Lake, Union Hill & Novelty Hill PUMA, WA and King County (Northwest Central)--Greater Bellevue City PUMA, WA, with respective values of $164,720 and $151,065.

Property

$480,100
Median Property Value 2022
±$8,873
$25,726
Median Property Taxes
±$1,148

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In King County (Southwest Central)--Kent City PUMA, WA the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

The chart underneath the paragraph shows the property taxes in King County (Southwest Central)--Kent City PUMA, WA compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies.

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Rent vs Own

56.5%
Homeownership
2022
66.8%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 56.5% of the housing units in King County (Southwest Central)--Kent City PUMA, WA were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 56.4%.

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Income by Location

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In 2022, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in King County (Southwest Central)--Kent City PUMA, WA was King County (Central)--Sammamish, Issaquah, Mercer Island & Newcastle Cities PUMA, WA with a value of $181,744, followed by King County (Northeast)--Snoqualmie City, Cottage Lake, Union Hill & Novelty Hill PUMA, WA and King County (Northwest Central)--Greater Bellevue City PUMA, WA, with respective values of $164,720 and $151,065.

The following map shows all of the PUMAs in King County (Southwest Central)--Kent City PUMA, WA colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.
$87,381
Median Household Income
± $4,101
45.5k
Number of Households
± 1,751

In 2022, the median household income of the 45.5k households in King County (Southwest Central)--Kent City PUMA, WA grew to $87,381 from the previous year's value of $80,396.

The following chart displays the households in King County (Southwest Central)--Kent City PUMA, WA distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Wage Distribution

0.408
2022 Wage GINI in King County (Southwest Central)--Kent City PUMA, WA
0.405
2021 Wage GINI in King County (Southwest Central)--Kent City PUMA, WA

In 2022, the income inequality in King County (Southwest Central)--Kent City PUMA, WA was 0.408 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.702% growth from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even. The GINI for King County (Southwest Central)--Kent City PUMA, WA was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in King County (Southwest Central)--Kent City PUMA, WA in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (69.1%)
  2. Carpooled (12.3%)
  3. Worked At Home (10.2%)

In 2022, 69.1% of workers in King County (Southwest Central)--Kent City PUMA, WA drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (12.3%) and those who worked at home (10.2%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Commute Time

30.3 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in King County (Southwest Central)--Kent City PUMA, WA have a longer commute time (30.3 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 3% of the workforce in King County (Southwest Central)--Kent City PUMA, WA have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in King County (Southwest Central)--Kent City PUMA, WA distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in King County (Southwest Central)--Kent City PUMA, WA have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

10.5% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in King County (Southwest Central)--Kent City PUMA, WA (14k out of 133k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Females 35 - 44 and then Males 25 - 34.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in King County (Southwest Central)--Kent City PUMA, WA is White, followed by Black and Hispanic.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Health

91.3% of the population of King County (Southwest Central)--Kent City PUMA, WA has health coverage, with 46.6% on employee plans, 27.1% on Medicaid, 7.85% on Medicare, 9.21% on non-group plans, and 0.534% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Washington see 1176 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.676% decrease from the previous year (1184 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1196 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 229 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,176 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Washington

Primary care physicians in Washington see an average of 1,176 patients per year. This represents a 0.676% decrease from the previous year (1,184 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Washington in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 26.1% under 18 years, 24.3% between 18 and 34 years, 38.6% between 35 and 64 years, and 11% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 49.6% were men and 50.4% were women.

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Uninsured People

8.65%
Uninsured
46.6%
Employer Coverage
27.1%
Medicaid
7.85%
Medicare
9.21%
Non-Group
0.534%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in King County (Southwest Central)--Kent City PUMA, WA declined by 0.371% from 8.68% to 8.65%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in King County (Southwest Central)--Kent City PUMA, WA changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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