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Carnation, Washington

  •   State: 
    King County
      County FIPS: 
    47°38′54″N 121°54′31″W
      Area total: 
    1.18 sq mi (3.07 km²)
      Area land: 
    1.16 sq mi (3.00 km²)
      Area water: 
    0.03 sq mi (0.07 km²)
    82 ft (25 m)
  •   Latitude: 
      Dman name cbsa: 
    Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA
    Pacific Standard Time (PST) UTC-8:00; Pacific Daylight Time (PDT) UTC-7:00
      ZIP codes: 

    Carnation, King County, Washington, United States

  •   Population: 
      Population density: 
    1,970.64 residents per square mile of area (761.00/km²)
      Household income: 
      Unemployment rate: 
  •   Sales taxes: 

Carnation is a city in King County, Washington, United States. It was historically known as Tolt (Lushootseed: tultx) and lies at the confluence of the Snoqualmie and Tolt rivers. The city is located east of Redmond and south of Duvall on State Route 203. It has a high rate of home ownership for King County; 73.31% of the homes in Carnation are occupied by people who own them. In the 2010 census, the city had a population of 1,786; it is expected to reach 2,158 by the 2020 census. It is on the east bank of the Snoqualmie River just north of its junction with the Tolt River. The town is located in the Sno Qualmie Valley, which was settled by white Americans in the 1850s and 1860s following the relocation of the snowmobiles to reservations. The valley was home to several dairy farms established in the 1900s, including a research farm for the Carnation Evaporated Milk Company. During the late 20th century, Carnation moved away from dairy farming and became a community for job centers in the Eastside, growing to aPopulation of 2, 158 by 2020. In 2010, there were 665 housing units at an average density of 573.3 per square mile (221.4/km²). In the city, the racial makeup of the city was 85.8% White, 0.9% African American, 1.0% Native American, 3.1% Asian, 0,1% Pacific Islander, 7.1%. The city has a oceanic climate (Köppen Cfb).


The Snoqualmie Valley was settled by white Americans in the 1850s and 1860s. The community of Tolt, an Anglicized name for the Tolthue River (túlq or tultx), was founded in 1865 and platted in 1902. Tolt was incorporated as a town on December 30, 1912, shortly after the arrival of the Milwaukee Road, which provided train connections to Monroe in the north. The valley was home to several dairy farms established in the 1900s, including a research farm for the Carnation Evaporated Milk Company. Following lobbying from the company and the approval of the state legislature, T Holt was renamed to "Carnation" in 1917. During the late 20th century, Carnation moved away from dairy farming and became a community for job centers in the Eastside, growing to a population of 2,158 by 2020. The name was later changed back to Tolt on May 3, 1928, and then to Carnation on October 29, 1951. The "C Carnation" name remained on the post office and train depot, and continued to be used by outsiders. The town of Carnation is now home to a community of job centers, and is expected to grow to 2, 158 by 2020, with an estimated population of 3,000 by the end of the century. It is the largest community in the state of Washington, with the population of Monroe being the second-largest community. The city is home to the University of Washington.


Carnation lies in the Snoqualmie Valley between Duvall and Fall City. It has a oceanic climate (Köppen Cfb). The city has a total area of 1.18 square miles (3.06 km²) According to the U.S. Census Bureau, of the city's 1.16 square miles of land, 0.02 square miles is water. It is on the east bank of the Sno Qualmie River just north of its junction with the Tolt River. The city is located in the eastern part of the Cascade Range, which runs north-south through the state. The town has a population of 2,816 (2,716 in 2011). It is located on the eastern edge of the Olympic National Park, which includes Mount Rainier, Mount Shasta, and Mount Hood. It also has a small portion of the Mount Hood National Park. It was named after the town of Carnation, Washington, which was founded in the early 1800s. The name Carnation means "carnation" or "crown" in English. It means "the hill" in the local language. The community is also known as "Snoqualmie" and "Squalmie River" by the locals. In the town's history, it has been known to be called "Carnations" or "Squalmies" by some locals. The word "Snot" is also used as a derogatory term for people who live in the area.


Camlann Medieval Village is a living history museum of a medieval English village. Remlinger Farms is a functioning farm located less than one mile (1.6 km) outside of the town center. Camlann is devoted to teaching and entertaining schools, clubs, families, and individuals about what life in England in 1376 would have been like. It is located approximately four miles (6.4 km) north of Carnation. It was founded in the early 1980s and is located on a site that was once the site of a castle. It has been converted into a museum and is open to the public. The village is about four miles from Carnation and is on the outskirts of a small town. It's located on the edge of a valley and is about one mile from the town centre. It also has a farm where families can spend time around crops, eat locally raised and grown food, and go on fun park rides. There are also a number of other attractions in the area, such as a nature reserve and a nature center, which are open to visitors to the area. The town of Carnations is about six miles (10 km) south of the village of CamlANN and is the largest town in the county. The city's population is about 2,000. It sits on a lake and has a population of about 1,500 people. It lies on the banks of the Little River, which runs through the center of the city and is known as the "Little River River".


Carnation has a high rate of home ownership for King County; 73.31% of the homes in Carnation are occupied by people who own them. At the census of 2010, there were 1,786 people in 631 households, including 474 families, in the city. The racial makeup of the city was 85.8% White, 0.9% African American, 1.0% Native American, 3.1% Asian and 0.16% Pacific Islander. The average household size was 2.83 and the average family size was 3.40. The median household income was $60,156 and the median family income was $64,167. The per capita income for theCity was $21,907. About 5.8%. of families and 6.7% of. the population were below the poverty line, including 7.5% of those under age 18 and 6%. of those age 65 or over. The city's median age was 34.9 years, with 34.4% under the age of 18, 6.6% from 18 to 24, 37.5%. from 25 to 44, 15.9%. from 45 to 64, and 5.7%. of the population aged 65 or older. The gender split was 50.2% male and 50.8%, with the city's average age at the time of the census being 32.6 years old. The population density was 1,728.4 inhabitants per square mile (667.3/km²).


Carnation is in the Riverview School District, which consists of 4 traditional elementary schools and a homeschooling parent partnership program. The schools are Carnation Elementary and PARADE Program, Cherry Valley Elementary, Eagle Rock Multi-Age, and Stillwater Elementary. The district also includes a single middle school: Tolt Middle School, and a single high school: Cedarcrest High School. The school district is located in Duvall, Washington, and Carnation is near the town of Dufur, which is about 30 miles away. The town is about 40 minutes from Dufour by car. It has a population of about 2,000. The city is about 20 miles from Dafur. It is about 50 miles from Duvalls, the town where the school is located. The area has a high school population of around 1,200. The high school has a student body of about 1,300. It also has a middle school and high school of about 100 students. The community has a large number of homeschooled children. The average age of a Carnation student is about 12.5 years old, and the average height is about 5 feet, 7 inches (183 millimeters). The school has an average weight of about 14 pounds (6.2 meters) and a mean weight of around 18 pounds (7.7 kilograms) The school's mascot is a lion. The mascot is the lion. It was named after the town's mascot, the lion of Carnation.

City landmarks

The City of Carnation has designated the following landmarks. The City has also designated a number of other landmarks in the city. These include the City Hall, City Hall Square, and City Hall Park, among others. The city also has designated several other landmarks, such as the City Bridge and the City's Clock Tower, as well as other public buildings and landmarks.

Government and police

Until late 2004, the King County Sheriff's Office provided law enforcement services to the city on a contract basis. From late 2004 until January 1, 2014, the city contracted with the City of Duvall Police Department. The city is again contracting with the KCSO. The contract provides for one full-time dedicated officer. When that officer is not working, K CSO Deputies patrolling neighboring unincorporated areas will respond to calls in the city. For confidential support call the Samaritans on 08457 90 90 90 or visit a local Samaritans branch, see for details. In the U.S. call the National Suicide Prevention Line on 1-800-273-8255. For support in the UK, call the helpline on 0800-847-7255 or go to

Air Quality, Water Quality, Superfund Sites & UV Index

The Air Quality index is in Carnation, King County, Washington = 36. These Air Quality index is based on annual reports from the EPA. Higher values are better (100=best). The number of ozone alert days is used as an indicator of air quality, as are the amounts of seven pollutants including particulates, carbon monoxide, sulfur dioxide, lead, and volatile organic chemicals. The Water Quality Index is 60. A measure of the quality of an area’s water supply as rated by the EPA. Higher values are better (100=best). The EPA has a complex method of measuring the watershed quality, using 15 indicators such as pollutants, turbidity, sediments, and toxic discharges. The Superfund Sites Index is 20. Higher is better (100=best). Based upon the number and impact of EPA Superfund pollution sites in the county, including spending on the cleanup efforts. The UV Index in Carnation = 2.6 and is a measure of an area's exposure to the sun's ultraviolet rays. This is most often a combination of sunny weather, altitude, and latitude. The UV Index has been defined by the WHO ( and is uniform worldwide.


The most recent city population of 2,158 individuals with a median age of 32.5 age the population dropped by -4.80% in Carnation, King County, Washington population since 2000 and are distributed over a density of 1,970.64 residents per square mile of area (761.00/km²). There are average 2.99 people per household in the 604 households with an average household income of $77,070 a year. The unemployment rate in Alabama is 8.70% of the available work force and has dropped -0.89% over the most recent 12-month period and the projected change in job supply over the next decade based on migration patterns, economic growth, and other factors will increase by 29.52%. The number of physicians in Carnation per 100,000 population = 334.8.


The annual rainfall in Carnation = 61.1 inches and the annual snowfall = 10.9 inches. The annual number of days with measurable precipitation (over .01 inch) = 186. The average number of days per year that are predominantly sunny = 152. 75 degrees Fahrenheit is the average daily high temperature for the month of July and 32.8 degrees Fahrenheit is the average daily low temperature for the month of January. The Comfort Index (higher=better) is 70, where higher values mean a more pleasant climate. The Comfort Index measure recognizes that humidity by itself isn't the problem. (Have you noticed nobody ever complains about the weather being 'cold and humid?) It's in the summertime that we notice the humidity the most, when it's hot and muggy. Our Comfort Index uses a combination of afternoon summer temperature and humidity to closely predict the effect that the humidity will have on people.

Median Home Cost

The percentage of housing units in Carnation, King County, Washington which are owned by the occupant = 76.61%. A housing unit is a house, apartment, mobile home, or room occupied as separate living quarters. The average age of homes = 26 years with median home cost = $305,910 and home appreciation of -9.98%. This is the value of the years most recent home sales data. Its important to note that this is not the average (or arithmetic mean). The median home price is the middle value when you arrange all the sales prices of homes from lowest to highest. This is a better indicator than the average, because the median is not changed as much by a few unusually high or low values. The property tax rate of $10.66 shown here is the rate per $1,000 of home value. If for simplification for example the tax rate is $14.00 and the home value is $250,000, the property tax would be $14.00 x ($250,000/1000), or $3500. This is the 'effective' tax rate.


The local school district spends $4,207 per student. There are 20.7 students for each teacher in the school, 466 students for each Librarian and 570 students for each Counselor. 9.45% of the area’s population over the age of 25 with an Associate Degree or other 2-year college degree, 24.07% with a master’s degree, Ph.D. or other advanced college degree and 6.34% with high school diplomas or high school equivalency degrees (GEDs).

  • Carnation's population in King County, Washington of 2,872 residents in 1930 has dropped 0,75-fold to 2,158 residents after 120 years, according to the official 2020 census.

    Approximately 49.86% female residents and 50.14% male residents live in Carnation, King County, Washington.

    As of 2020 in Carnation, King County, Washington are married and the remaining 36.58% are single population.

  • 37.3 minutes is the average time that residents in Carnation require for a one-way commute to work. A long commute can have different effects on health. A Gallup poll in the US found that in terms of mental health, long haul commuters are up to 12 percent more likely to experience worry, and ten percent less likely to feel well rested. The Gallup poll also found that of people who commute 61­–90 minutes each day, a whopping one third complained of neck and back pain, compared to less than a quarter of people who only spend ten minutes getting to work.

    78.71% of the working population which commute to work alone in their car, 11.46% of the working population which commutes to work in a carpool, 0.87% of the population that commutes using mass transit, including bus, light rail, subway, and ferry. 6.77% of the population that has their home as their principal place of work.

  • Of the total residential buildings in Carnation, King County, Washington, 76.61% are owner-occupied homes, another 20.81% are rented apartments, and the remaining 2.58% are vacant.

  • The 35.07% of the population in Carnation, King County, Washington who identify themselves as belonging to a religion are distributed among the following most diverse religions.

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