Demographics and Community Profile

Issaquah's Population

Issaquah is a vibrant, growing community nestled in the foothills of the Cascade Mountains. Established in 1892, Issaquah now encompasses about 12.10 square miles and is home to about 37,110 people. 

Income and Poverty in Issaquah

Source: Table: S1701.

Crime in Issaquah

The City of Issaquah is a low-crime community, with an FBI crime statistics rating of "Extremely Low." 

Issaquah Development and Investment

The City of Issaquah is a leader in smart growth and sustainability. 

Issaquah spearheaded zHome, the first multifamily, zero-energy, carbon neutral community in the United States. 

• Nearly $1 Billion invested in past 5 years.

• 17% of Homes in Issaquah are built green-certified .

In the future, growth will continue as Issaquah accommodates a state-mandated target of an additional 3,916 housing units and 17,517 jobs by 2031.

Our experience with the City of Issaquah as a developer within the Issaquah Highlands master planned community has been nothing short of a positive and respectful reciprocating process from start to finish.

—Todd Levitt, Pulte Group

Development Opportunities

• Commercial Land with Entitlements

• Commercial core plan allows for increased density and mixed-use

• More than 200 acres of shovel-ready land

• Progressive TDR program increases development potential with city facilitation of sites

Recent Investments

• $230 million voter-approved school district levy

• $165 million Swedish/Issaquah medical center

• $70 million Grand Ridge Plaza retail center

• $54 million Polygon Northwest Community

• $46 million YWCA Family Village

• $10 million voter-approved park bond

• $6.8 million World’s Greenest fire station

• $1.9 million all-weather soccer fields

See Other Reports about Issaquah