Kirkland, WA Population

By | July 2, 2019

Population: 45,054. Estimated population in July 2020: 45,814 (+1.7% change)
Males: 21,921 (48.7%), Females: 23,133 (51.3%)

King County

Zip codes: 98033, 98034.

Median resident age: 36.1 years
Median household income: $60,332
Median house value: $283,100

Races in Kirkland:

  • White Non-Hispanic (83.1%)
  • Hispanic (4.1%)
  • Two or more races (2.9%)
  • Chinese (2.1%)
  • Other race (1.7%)
  • Black (1.6%)
  • Asian Indian (1.1%)
  • American Indian (1.1%)
  • Japanese (1.1%)
  • Filipino (1.0%)
  • Korean (0.9%)
  • Other Asian (0.8%)
  • Vietnamese (0.8%)

Ancestries: German (19.3%), English (14.1%), Irish (11.9%), Norwegian (6.8%), Swedish (4.6%), Italian (4.5%).

Elevation: 180 feet

Land area: 10.7 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Kirkland

  • High school or higher: 95.4%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 47.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 14.4%
  • Unemployed: 3.0%
  • Mean travel time to work: 21.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Kirkland city

  • Never married: 31.1%
  • Now married: 48.4%
  • Separated: 1.5%
  • Widowed: 4.4%
  • Divorced: 14.5%

14.3% Foreign born (6.7% Asia, 3.5% Europe, 1.9% North America, 1.8% Latin America).

Population change in the 1990s: +3,430 (+8.2%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers in Kirkland:

  • EVERGREEN HOSPITAL MEDICAL CENTER (12040 NE 128TH STREET)
  • FAIRFAX HOSPITAL (10200 NE 132ND STREET)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Kirkland:

  • OVERLAKE HOSPITAL MEDICAL CENTER (about 5 miles; BELLEVUE, WA)
  • GROUP HEALTH EASTSIDE HOSPITAL (about 5 miles; REDMOND, WA)
  • CHILDREN’S HOSP & REGIONAL MED CTR (about 8 miles; SEATTLE, WA)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Kirkland:

  • BOEING FIELD/KING COUNTY INTL (about 14 miles; SEATTLE, WA; Abbreviation: BFI)
  • SNOHOMISH COUNTY (PAINE FLD) (about 16 miles; EVERETT, WA; Abbreviation: PAE)
  • SEATTLE-TACOMA INTL (about 19 miles; SEATTLE, WA; Abbreviation: SEA)
Other public-use airports nearest to Kirkland:

  • KENMORE AIR HARBOR INC (about 6 miles; KENMORE, WA; Abbreviation: S60)
  • SEATTLE SEAPLANES (about 10 miles; SEATTLE, WA; Abbreviation: 0W0)
  • KENMORE AIR HARBOR (about 11 miles; SEATTLE, WA; Abbreviation: W55)
Amtrak stations near Kirkland:

  • 12 miles: SEATTLE (303 S. JACKSON ST.). Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, intercity bus service, public transit connection.
  • 16 miles: EDMONDS (211 RAILROAD AVE.). Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.
  • 20 miles: MONROE (RED BARN UNOCAL) – Bus Station

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/Universities in Kirkland:

  • LAKE WASHINGTON TECHNICAL COLLEGE (Full-time enrollment: 2,328; Location: 11605 132ND AVE NE; Public; Website: www.lwtc.ctc.edu)
  • NORTHWEST COLLEGE OF THE ASSEMBLIES OF GOD (Full-time enrollment: 1,004; Location: 5520 108th Ave NE; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.nwcollege.edu)
Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Kirkland:

  • CITY UNIVERSITY (about 5 miles; BELLEVUE, WA; Full-time enrollment: 4,007)
  • BELLEVUE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 7 miles; BELLEVUE, WA; Full-time enrollment: 7,013)
  • SEATTLE UNIVERSITY (about 10 miles; SEATTLE, WA; Full-time enrollment: 4,743)
  • SEATTLE COMMUNITY COLLEGE-CENTRAL CAMPUS (about 10 miles; SEATTLE, WA; Full-time enrollment: 4,386)
  • SEATTLE COMMUNITY COLLEGE-NORTH CAMPUS (about 11 miles; SEATTLE, WA; Full-time enrollment: 3,489)
  • EDMONDS COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 11 miles; LYNNWOOD, WA; Full-time enrollment: 4,953)
  • SHORELINE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 12 miles; SEATTLE, WA; Full-time enrollment: 4,526)

Schools

Public high schools in Kirkland:

  • LAKE WASHINGTON HIGH (Students: 1,218; Location: 12033 NE 80TH; Grades: 10 – 12)
  • JUANITA HIGH (Students: 1,130; Location: 10601 NE 132ND; Grades: 10 – 12)
  • INTERNATIONAL COMMUNITY SCHOOL (Students: 372; Location: 11133 NE 65TH ST; Grades: 07 – 12)
  • BEST SR HIGH (Students: 181; Location: 10903 NE 53RD ST; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • FUTURES SCHOOL (Students: 70; Location: 10601 NE 132ND; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • BEST NIGHT SCHOOL (Students: 25; Location: 10903 NE 53RD ST; Grades: 09 – 12)
Biggest public primary/middle schools in Kirkland:

  • KAMIAKIN JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 711; Location: 14111 132ND AVE NE; Grades: 07 – 09)
  • TWAIN ELEMENTARY (Students: 561; Location: 9525 130TH AVE NE; Grades: KG – 06)
  • KIRK ELEMENTARY (Students: 549; Location: 1312 6TH STREET; Grades: KG – 06)
  • KIRKLAND JUNIOR HIGH (Students: 543; Location: 430 18TH AVE; Grades: 07 – 09)
  • FROST ELEMENTARY (Students: 536; Location: 11801 NE 140TH; Grades: KG – 06)
  • SANDBURG ELEMENTARY (Students: 533; Location: 12801 – 84TH AVE NE; Grades: KG – 06)
  • FINN HILL JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 495; Location: 8040 NE 132ND ST; Grades: 07 – 09)
  • FRANKLIN ELEMENTARY (Students: 488; Location: 12434 NE 60TH; Grades: KG – 06)
  • MUIR ELEMENTARY (Students: 486; Location: 14012 132ND AVE NE; Grades: KG – 06)
  • KELLER ELEMENTARY (Students: 423; Location: 13820 – 108TH NE; Grades: KG – 06)
Private primary/middle schools in Kirkland:

  • HOLY FAMILY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 324; Location: 7300 120TH AVENUE NE; Grades: PK – 8)
  • KIRKLAND S D A SCHOOL (Students: 138; Location: 5320-108TH AVENUE NE; Grades: KG – 8)
  • COUNTRYSIDE MONTESSORI SCHOOL (Students: 34; Location: 13630 – 100TH AVE NE; Grades: PK – 1)
  • SPRINGHURST SCHOOL (Students: 8; Location: 10922 126TH PL NE; Grades: 1 – 4)