Sultan, WA Demographics


Population (year 2000): 3,344. Estimated population in July 2005: 3,943 (+17.9% change)
Males: 1,683 (50.3%), Females: 1,661 (49.7%)

Snohomish County

Zip code: 98294

Median resident age: 32.2 years
Median household income: $46,619 (year 2000)
Median house value: $160,800 (year 2000)

Races in Sultan:

  • White Non-Hispanic (89.2%)
  • Hispanic (4.8%)
  • Two or more races (4.0%)
  • American Indian (2.6%)
  • Other race (1.6%)
  • Other Asian (1.0%)

Ancestries: German (19.7%), Irish (14.3%), English (10.3%), Norwegian (6.8%), United States (6.2%), Swedish (5.4%).

Elevation: 114 feet

Land area: 3.0 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Sultan

  • High school or higher: 86.4%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 8.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.5%
  • Unemployed: 6.5%
  • Mean travel time to work: 36.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Sultan city

  • Never married: 20.0%
  • Now married: 56.3%
  • Separated: 1.9%
  • Widowed: 7.2%
  • Divorced: 14.6%

5.3% Foreign born (2.8% Asia, 2.0% Europe).

Population change in the 1990s: +1,078 (+47.6%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Sultan:

  • VALLEY GENERAL HOSPITAL (about 9 miles; MONROE, WA)
  • SNOQUALMIE VALLEY HOSPITAL (about 24 miles; SNOQUALMIE, WA)
  • GROUP HEALTH EASTSIDE HOSPITAL (about 26 miles; REDMOND, WA)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Sultan:

  • SNOHOMISH COUNTY (PAINE FLD) (about 32 miles; EVERETT, WA; ID: PAE)
  • BOEING FIELD/KING COUNTY INTL (about 42 miles; SEATTLE, WA; ID: BFI)
  • SEATTLE-TACOMA INTL (about 46 miles; SEATTLE, WA; ID: SEA)
Other public-use airports nearest to Sultan:

  • SKY HARBOR (about 2 miles; SULTAN, WA; ID: S86)
  • FIRSTAIR FIELD (about 13 miles; MONROE, WA; ID: W16)
  • HARVEY FIELD (about 21 miles; SNOHOMISH, WA; ID: S43)
Amtrak station near Sultan:

  • 12 miles: MONROE (RED BARN UNOCAL) – Bus Station

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Sultan:

  • EVERETT COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 29 miles; EVERETT, WA; Full-time enrollment: 3,970)
  • LAKE WASHINGTON TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 29 miles; KIRKLAND, WA; FT enrollment: 2,328)
  • BELLEVUE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 29 miles; BELLEVUE, WA; FT enrollment: 7,013)
  • UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON-SEATTLE CAMPUS (about 30 miles; SEATTLE, WA; FT enrollment: 32,742)
  • CITY UNIVERSITY (about 33 miles; BELLEVUE, WA; FT enrollment: 4,007)
  • EDMONDS COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 34 miles; LYNNWOOD, WA; FT enrollment: 4,953)
  • RENTON TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 36 miles; RENTON, WA; FT enrollment: 2,623)

Schools

Public high school in Sultan:

  • SULTAN SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 612; Location: 13715 310TH AVE S.E.; Grades: 09 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Sultan:

  • SULTAN MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 603; Location: 301 HIGH AVE.; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • SULTAN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 589; Location: 501 DATE ST.; Grades: KG – 06)
  • STUDENT SERVICES SCHOOL (Students: 88; Location: 514 4TH STREET; Grades: PK – PK)