King County is located in northwest Washington. The County Seat is Seattle and the largest city is Seattle. The Official Web Site is located at http://www.kingcounty.gov. The 2014 population estimate is 2,079,967 and the 2010 census population was 1,931,256. The land area is 2,115.57 square miles and there are 912.9 persons per square mile.
70.8% of the population is White, 6.6% is Black or African American, 9.3% is Hispanic or Latino, 15.9% is Asian, 1.1% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.8% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 4.8% is two or more races. 92.1% have a high school degree or higher, and 46.6% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $377,300, there are 802,606 households, an average of 2.42 persons per household. The per capita income is $39,911, the median household income is $71,811, and 11.5% of the persons in King County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 196,686. Retail sales (in $1000) were $37,153,888, and sales per capita were $20,002. The percentage of black-owned firms is 3.3%, and the percentage of women-owned firms is 29%.
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|King County |
Official website of King County, Washington government.
|Accident Reports |
King County collision reports from the Washington State Patrol.
|Agendas & Minutes |
King County Council meeting agendas, minutes, and videos.
|Births | 1891-1907 |
Washington State Digital Archives records of King County births recorded between 1891 and 1907.
|Census | 1910 |
Washington Secretary of State Archives index of King County 1910 Federal census records.
King County Council code of ordinances.
|Commercial Property |
King County commercial property available for sale or lease.
|Court Records |
Court records and case calendars for King County Superior Court, District Court, and Black Diamond, Bothell, Des Moines, Enumclaw, Federal Way, Issaquah, Kent, Kirkland, Mercer Island, Pacific, Renton, SeaTac, Seattle, and Tukwila Municipal Courts.
|Court Records | District Pay Site|
King County District Court records filed since January 2005. Registration required.
|Court Records | Frontier Justice |
Washington Secretary of State Digital Archives search of King County Frontier Justice (1853-1889) case records.
|Crime Map |
King County Sheriff Department crime mapping and crime statistics.
King County department and group directory.
|Employee Directory |
King County government employee search.
King County Treasurer records of property tax foreclosures.
|Historic Photographs |
Database of historic King County photos put together by thirteen Seattle and King County heritage organizations.
King County Jail Inmate Lookup Service (JILS) lookup for inmates, recent releases, and bookings in the last 24 hours.
Job openings with King County government.
King County GIS and static maps and map applications for King County.
King County Recorder's Office marriages filed since January, 1975.
King County Department of Permitting and Environmental Review building, engineering, fire, and planning permit searches.
|Pets | Adoptable |
Regional Animal Services of King County (RASKC) adoptable pets.
|Pets | Found |
RASKC searchable index of strays and found pets.
|Property | GIS |
King County GIS department parcel search.
|Property | Tax Records |
King County Treasury Department real and personal property tax records.
|Recorded Documents |
King County Recorder's Office recorded documents (deeds and mortgages) and land records (maps, plate names, Torrens).
|Registered Offenders |
King County Sheriff's Office offender registry.
|Restaurant Inspections |
King County Public Health Department restaurant inspection reports.
Alphabetic directory of King County government services.
|Vital Records Information|
Information from the King County Health Department on how to order birth and death certificates.
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