Kirkland

Welcome to Kirkland

Kirkland, Washington, located on the eastern shores of Lake Washington, is a vibrant and picturesque city with a rich history and an abundance of natural beauty. Known for its upscale neighborhoods, flourishing business community, and strong focus on quality of life, Kirkland offers an idyllic setting for residents and visitors alike.

 

The city's charming downtown area boasts an array of shops, boutiques, and art galleries, providing a delightful shopping and cultural experience. Additionally, numerous dining options cater to every palate, ranging from trendy farm-to-table eateries to international cuisine. Kirkland's waterfront parks and beaches are a haven for outdoor enthusiasts, offering breathtaking views, recreational activities, and opportunities for relaxation.

 

Kirkland also embraces a strong sense of community through its numerous festivals and events throughout the year. The annual Summerfest celebrates the cultural diversity and vibrant spirit of the city, while the Kirkland Wednesday Market provides a platform for local artisans and farmers to showcase their talents and produce. Kirkland's commitment to education is evident in its esteemed public and private schools, ensuring that residents have access to outstanding educational opportunities.

 

As a thriving technology hub, Kirkland has attracted major companies, startups, and entrepreneurs, contributing to its robust economy and job market. Its close proximity to Seattle and Bellevue offers easy access to additional employment opportunities, cultural experiences, and entertainment venues.

 

Kirkland is a community that effortlessly blends natural beauty, cultural vibrancy, and economic prosperity. Its commitment to quality of life, education, and community engagement make it an attractive destination for individuals seeking a well-rounded and fulfilling life experience.

 

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Overview for Kirkland, WA

91,656 people live in Kirkland, where the median age is 37.8 and the average individual income is $71,558. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

91,656

Total Population

37.8 years

Median Age

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

$71,558

Average individual Income

Demographics and Employment Data for Kirkland, WA

Kirkland has 37,156 households, with an average household size of 2.43. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Kirkland do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 91,656 people call Kirkland home. The population density is 5,147.46 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

91,656

Total Population

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

37.8

Median Age

50.01 / 49.99%

Men vs Women

Population by Age Group

0-9:

0-9 Years

10-17:

10-17 Years

18-24:

18-24 Years

25-64:

25-64 Years

65-74:

65-74 Years

75+:

75+ Years

Education Level

  • Less Than 9th Grade
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree
37,156

Total Households

2.43

Average Household Size

$71,558

Average individual Income

Households with Children

With Children:

Without Children:

Marital Status

Married
Single
Divorced
Separated

Blue vs White Collar Workers

Blue Collar:

White Collar:

Commute Time

0 to 14 Minutes
15 to 29 Minutes
30 to 59 Minutes
60+ Minutes

Schools in Kirkland, WA

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The following schools are within or nearby Kirkland. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
Type
Name
Category
Grades
School rating
Lake Washington Technical Academy
PUBLIC
11th - 12th
No rating available
Alexander Graham Bell Elementary
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
4/5
Benjamin Franklin Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
5/5
Kamiakin Middle School
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
4/5
Northstar Middle School
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
No rating available
International Community School
PUBLIC
6th - 12th
5/5
Juanita Elementary
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
4/5
PUBLIC
1st - 5th
No rating available
Lakeview Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
5/5
Mark Twain Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
5/5
Peter Kirk Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
5/5
Kirkland Childrens School
PRIVATE
PreK - K
No rating available
Helen Keller Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
4/5
John Muir Elementary
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
4/5
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
4/5
Lake Washington High School
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
4/5
Robert Frost Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
4/5
Henry David Thoreau Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
5/5
Discovery Community School
PUBLIC
K - 5th
4/5
PRIVATE
PreK - K
No rating available
PUBLIC
11th - 12th
No rating available
Carl Sandburg Elementary
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
5/5
Finn Hill Middle School
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
5/5
Kirkland Middle School
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
5/5
Rose Hill Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
4/5
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
No rating available
PUBLIC
K - 12th
3/5
Environmental & Adventure School
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
5/5
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
No rating available
PRIVATE
PreK - 4th
No rating available
Holy Family Parish School
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
Eastside Preparatory School
PRIVATE
5th - 12th
No rating available

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