A large ferry named MV Walla Walla floating on a lake.

Edmonds

Known for its scenic views of the Olympic Mountains, quaint shops, and inviting beaches, Edmonds embodies the essence of a tranquil yet vibrant coastal town.

Overview for Edmonds, WA

42,622 people live in Edmonds, where the median age is 45.8 and the average individual income is $61,615. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

42,622

Total Population

45.8 years

Median Age

High

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

$61,615

Average individual Income

Welcome to Edmonds

A Seaside Gem with Artistic Flair


Edmonds, a charming seaside community nestled along the shores of Puget Sound, is a picturesque and artsy town that captivates both residents and visitors. Known for its scenic views of the Olympic Mountains, quaint shops, and inviting beaches, Edmonds embodies the essence of a tranquil yet vibrant coastal town. This city is celebrated for its friendly, small-town atmosphere, stunning flower baskets in summer, and a variety of festive, year-round events that add to its allure.

Recognized as one of the best places to live in Washington State, Edmonds offers a close knit community vibe alongside a thriving art scene, beautiful sunsets, and top quality schools. The city's low crime rate, coupled with its array of parks and views of Puget Sound, makes it a highly sought after location. However, the desirability of Edmonds means that homebuyers face a competitive market, emphasizing the need for experienced, local real estate advice.
 

What to Love

  • Breathtaking views of Puget Sound and the Olympic Mountains, paired with beautiful beaches
  • A vibrant arts scene with numerous galleries and festivals
  • A welcoming community with a friendly atmosphere and year round events
  • Excellent schools in the Edmonds School District
  • Parks like Marina Beach Park and Meadowdale County Park for outdoor activities

Local Lifestyle

Edmonds offers a lifestyle that beautifully balances seaside tranquility with cultural vibrancy. Residents enjoy the relaxed pace of coastal living, with easy access to beaches for boating, fishing, or simply soaking in the sunsets. The city's artistic flair is evident in its numerous galleries and art events, fostering a creative and inspiring environment. Community events like the Edmonds Arts Festival and Taste of Edmonds bring residents together to celebrate local talent and cuisine, reinforcing strong community bonds.
 

Dining and Entertainment

Edmonds' dining scene is a reflection of its diverse and creative spirit. Restaurants like Salt & Iron offer enjoyable culinary experiences, while Girardi’s Osteria, Anthony’s Homeport and Arnies provide a taste of local flavors. For those looking for unique dining options, Fat Pig BBQ and Wonton Noodle House are must visit locales.

The city's shops add to its charm, with places like The Wishing Stone and Pelindaba Lavender offering unique shopping experiences. Cultural venues like Driftwood Modern and Gallery North showcase the work of local artists, contributing to the city's artistic reputation.
 

Things to Do

Edmonds is rich in activities and places to explore. Marina Beach Park and Brackett’s Landing North & South are perfect for enjoying the waterfront, offering opportunities for picnics, beachcombing, and watching ferries glide by. For nature enthusiasts, Edmonds City Park and Lynndale Park offer lush green spaces for relaxation and recreation.

The city's event calendar is bustling, with festivals like the Edmonds in Bloom Garden Tour and Classic Car Show highlighting the community's love for arts, culture, and automobiles. The popular Saturday Summer Market and Edmonds Wine Walk are local favorites, providing a blend of shopping, dining, and entertainment.
 

Schools

Education in Edmonds is highly regarded, with the Edmonds School District offering a range of excellent educational opportunities. The district is known for its commitment to academic excellence and comprehensive programs. Additionally, the city is home to several highly rated private schools catering to diverse educational needs and preferences.

Around Edmonds, WA

There's plenty to do around Edmonds, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

6
Car-Dependent
Walking Score
20
Somewhat Bikeable
Bike Score

Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Good Vibrations Apothecary, Rumbly In My Tumbly Pie, and Olympus Spa Restaurant.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Dining 3.37 miles 10 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 4.31 miles 10 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 3.99 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 4 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 4.42 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 3 miles 9 reviews 5/5 stars

Demographics and Employment Data for Edmonds, WA

Edmonds has 18,398 households, with an average household size of 2.3. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Edmonds do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 42,622 people call Edmonds home. The population density is 4,780.19 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

42,622

Total Population

High

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

45.8

Median Age

47.46 / 52.54%

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
  • High School Degree
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree
  • Graduate Degree
18,398

Total Households

2.3

Average Household Size

$61,615

Average individual Income

Households with Children

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Marital Status

Married
Single
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Blue vs White Collar Workers

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Commute Time

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

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