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About Woodinville

City Statistics

  • City Population:  11,997 (2017 Population Estimate)
  • Incorporation Date:  March 31, 1993
  • Form of Government:  Council-Manager
  • City Property Tax Rate:  $0.90 per thousand dollars of assessed valuation
  • Full-time Equivalent Employees: 43.05 (excludes police, fire, and water/sewer services)

Corporate City Limits

The corporate city limits are generally described as the lands bounded on the north by the Snohomish/King County line, on the east by 170th Ave NE north of NE Woodinville-Duvall Road and the Sammamish River , on the south by our Tourist District and NE 145th Street (State Route 202), and on the west by 124th Avenue NE.

  • Latitude: 47 degrees 45 minutes
  • Longitude: 122 degrees 09 minutes

Land & Roadways

  • City Geographical Area: 5.65 square miles
  • Park Acreage: 100.84 acres
  • Miles of Streets: 51.50
  • State Highways in City Limits: State Route 202

Legislative Representation

  • Woodinville: City Council
  • King County: District 1
  • Washington State Legislature: 45th District
  • U.S. House of Representatives: 1st District

City Services

The City of Woodinville directly provides a number of services for its citizens including: planning, permitting, code enforcement, street/storm water maintenance, infrastructure construction and maintenance, parks, and general administrative services. The City contracts with the King County Sheriff’s Office to provide police services for residents.  Various contracts are maintained by the City providing a number of other services including: municipal court, jail and detention, animal control, and solid waste.  Separate from the City, Woodinville citizens receive fire protection from the Woodinville Fire & Rescue District, as well as water and sewer services from the Woodinville Water District.

    Housing & Neighborhoods

    Housing (US Census Quick Facts)

    • Households:  4,742
    • Persons per Household:  2.45 
    • Median Household Income:  $102,006 (2017)
    • Median Home Value:  $546,800
    • Median Rent:  $1,605

    According to the City's Comprehensive Plan:

    • Single-family residential units = 54%
    • Multi-family residential units = 34%
    • Townhouse/Mobile Home = 12%
    • Owner-occupied = 73%


    Neighborhood Map

    Woodinville's Comprehensive Plan identifies the following neighborhood areas:

    • North Industrial
    • West Wellington
    • Wedge
    • East Wellington
    • Woodinville Heights
    • Reinwood/Leota
    • Lower West Ridge
    • Upper West Ridge

    Many residential developments within these designated areas (i.e. Winchester Hills) are named during the land use and construction process. Some neighborhood developments were established prior to the City's incorporation in 1993. Many residential developments have a formal Home Owners Association. In some areas, neighbors have formed advocacy groups.

    Covenants, Conditions & Restrictions (CC&Rs) are restrictions governing the use of real estate and are enforced by a homeowner's association. The City does not enforce CC&Rs.


    Education & Libraries

    Timbercrest Junior High Student Volunteers

    City residents are served by the Northshore School District, the tenth-largest school district in Washington State. Three schools lie within the city limits of Woodinville, although other schools such as Woodmoor Elementary and Woodin Elementary also serve Woodinville residents.

    Public Schools within Woodinville:

    Wellington Elementary
    16501 NE 195th St.
    Woodinville, WA 98072
    Leota Junior High
    19301 - 168th NE
    Woodinville, WA 98072
    Woodinville High
    19819 - 136th NE
    Woodinville, WA 98072

    Nearby Local Colleges:

    Cascadia Community College
    18345 Campus Way NE
    Bothell, WA 98011
    University of Washington at Bothell
    18115 Campus Way NE
    Bothell, WA 98011-8246
    425.352.5000, 425.352.5303 (TDD)
    Lake Washington Institute of Technology
    11605 - 132nd Ave NE
    Kirkland, WA 98034
    Bellevue Community College
    3000 Landerholm Circle SE
    Bellevue, WA 98007-6484

    Link to Washington State Community and Technical Colleges

    Business Statistics

    • Retail sales/use tax is 9.5% for most items. There is no state income tax.
    • Annual business license required.
    • 1,880+ registered businesses within City limits.
    • No Business & Occupation tax.

    Largest Employers in the City (Information from 2014 City business license registrations- based on full and part-time employees)

    • Precor, Inc.: 599
    • Bensussen Deutch & Associates: 289
    • Ste. Michelle Wine Estates Ltd: 281
    • Target: 200
    • Molbak's LLC: 181
    • Cashmere Molding, Inc.: 167