Vashon, WA Population

Population: 10,123
Males: 4,918 (48.6%), Females: 5,205 (51.4%)

King County

Zip code: 98070

Median resident age: 43.6 years
Median household income: $58,261
Median house value: $268,600

Races in Vashon:

  • White Non-Hispanic (91.9%)
  • Two or more races (2.7%)
  • Hispanic (2.6%)
  • American Indian (1.9%)
  • Other race (0.9%)

Ancestries: German (19.7%), English (18.8%), Irish (13.2%), Norwegian (7.4%), Scottish (5.6%), French (5.5%).

Elevation: 375 feet

Land area: 37.0 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Vashon

  • High school or higher: 95.3%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 48.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 19.5%
  • Unemployed: 2.2%
  • Mean travel time to work: 46.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Vashon CDP

  • Never married: 21.4%
  • Now married: 58.9%
  • Separated: 1.5%
  • Widowed: 3.8%
  • Divorced: 14.5%

4.6% Foreign born (1.4% Latin America, 1.1% Europe, 1.0% Asia, 0.9% North America).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Vashon:

  • HIGHLINE COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (about 9 miles; BURIEN, WA)
  • SCHICK-SHADEL HOSPITAL (about 10 miles; SEATTLE, WA)
  • WEST SEATTLE PSYCHIATRIC HOSPITAL (about 12 miles; SEATTLE, WA)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Vashon:

  • SEATTLE-TACOMA INTL (about 12 miles; SEATTLE, WA; Abbreviation: SEA)
  • BOEING FIELD/KING COUNTY INTL (about 14 miles; SEATTLE, WA; Abbreviation: BFI)
  • MCCHORD AFB (about 20 miles; TACOMA, WA; Abbreviation: TCM)
Other public-use airports nearest to Vashon:

  • VASHON MUNI (about 3 miles; VASHON, WA; Abbreviation: 2S1)
  • TACOMA NARROWS (about 13 miles; TACOMA, WA; Abbreviation: TIW)
  • KENMORE AIR HARBOR (about 17 miles; SEATTLE, WA; Abbreviation: W55)
Amtrak stations near Vashon:

  • 13 miles: TACOMA (1001 PUYALLUP AVE.). Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, full-service food facilities, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service, intercity bus service, public transit connection.
  • 16 miles: SEATTLE (303 S. JACKSON ST.). Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, intercity bus service, public transit connection.

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Vashon:

  • UNIVERSITY OF PUGET SOUND (about 11 miles; TACOMA, WA; Full-time enrollment: 2,754)
  • HIGHLINE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 11 miles; DES MOINES, WA; Full-time enrollment: 4,288)
  • SEATTLE COMMUNITY COLLEGE-SOUTH CAMPUS (about 12 miles; SEATTLE, WA; Full-time enrollment: 3,013)
  • BATES TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 12 miles; TACOMA, WA; Full-time enrollment: 3,710)
  • TACOMA COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 13 miles; TACOMA, WA; Full-time enrollment: 3,710)
  • OLYMPIC COLLEGE (about 16 miles; BREMERTON, WA; Full-time enrollment: 3,889)
  • ART INSTITUTE OF SEATTLE (about 17 miles; SEATTLE, WA; Full-time enrollment: 2,313)

Schools

Public high schools in Vashon:

  • VASHON ISLAND HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 518; Location: 20120 VASHON HWY SW; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • STUDENT LINK (Students: 9; Location: 20414 VASHON HWY SW; Grades: 09 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Vashon:

  • CHAUTAUQUA ELEMENTARY (Students: 642; Location: 9309 SW CEMETERY RD; Grades: PK – 05)
  • MCMURRAY MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 354; Location: 9329 SW CEMETERY RD; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • FAMILY LINK (Students: 82; Location: 20120 VASHON HWY SW; Grades: KG – 12)
Private primary/middle schools in Vashon:

  • THE HARBOR SCHOOL (Students: 65; Location: PO BOX 1912; Grades: 4 – 8)
  • ISLAND CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 13; Location: PO BOX 947; Grades: KG – 5)