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Known by residents as “the plateau,” the city is ideally located as an oasis for outdoor activities

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An artistic, suburban city with easy access to lakes
 
One of King County’s most prominent suburbs, Sammamish, is a city on the edge of the lake of the same name, 30 minutes from Seattle. Known by residents as “the plateau,” the city is ideally located as an oasis for outdoor activities, with hiking trails, woods, and a lake providing water recreation such as swimming, boating, and fishing. There are also two private golf courses here: the Plateau Club and the Sahalee Country Club.
 
With a lovely suburban, residential atmosphere, Sammamish is a great place to call home. The beautiful scenery encourages locals to spend time outdoors, and the cool summer weather only adds to the desire. Contact Margo Allan to gain access to exclusive listings of homes for sale in Sammamish, WA.

What to Love

  • A suburban feel close to cities
  • Proximity to outdoor activities
  • Access to the arts
  • Great shopping experience at Bellevue Square

Local Lifestyle

Sammamish is a dynamic community with a suburban feel. With easy access to both Seattle and Bellevue, city amenities are readily available to residents, in addition to nature right outside the front door. There are plenty of parks, recreational activities, restaurants, and coffee shops to enjoy as well.

Dining, Entertainment & Shopping

When looking for authentic Korean cuisine, the Palace Korean Bar & Grill is the place to be. Besides the excellent customer service, the restaurant has a carefully designed menu with a variety of selections and flavors. Chinese food can be found at the August Moon Chinese Restaurant. Dedicated to offering fresh, delicious Chinese cuisine, the restaurant is family owned and run.
 
Radcliffe Steak and Seafood is a bar with an extensive wine list and great coffee. With elegant decor and a comfortable atmosphere, guests feel right at home. The restaurant serves delicious steaks, salads, crabs, and more.
 
One of the most popular shopping destinations, Bellevue Square provides a unique, bold, and international experience. Known as the Pacific Northwest’s fashion mecca, the square has an extensive selection of brands, shops, categories, boutiques, and department stores. Even better, the friendliness, hospitality, and competence of the service and staff are unparalleled. No matter the shopping or dining experience desired, Bellevue Square delivers.

Things to Do

Sammamish residents have access to a wide variety of events and amenities in nearby Seattle and Bellevue. 
 
A treasured Seattle icon and one of the most recognizable landmarks in the city, the Space Needle was built for the World’s Fair in 1962. Symbolizing innovation and forward-thinking, the Space Needle stands 605 feet tall with a 520-foot, saucer-shaped top, giving guests the only 360-degree outdoor and indoor panoramic views in Seattle, showing off the sight of the Olympic and Cascade Mountains, Puget Sound, downtown, and Mount Rainier.
 
Mini Mountain provides ski and snowboard rentals with equipment carefully selected for each individual's skill level and size. All summer long, indoor ski camps are offered and include hikes through the mountains, team-building games, visiting the Snoqualmie tunnel, and rock climbing. In addition to skiing and snowboarding, Mini Mountain has outdoor climbing camps to teach about rock climbing.
 
The nearby Bellevue Arts Museum began as an art fair in 1947 before growing into a museum in 1975, although it did not find a permanent location until 2001. Providing a public place for people to appreciate, contemplate, and discuss visual art, the museum is a space where audiences and artists come together for the best experience of art and design. The Bellevue Arts Museum Art Fair is a core community program.
 
A 53-acre sanctuary in the center of Bellevue, the Bellevue Botanical Garden provides visitors with classes, guided tours, adult and youth tours, webinars, and children’s programs. Guests can visit the gardens individually or in groups. The Gardens provide two annual events: Garden d’Lights, a winter paradise full of lights, and Arts in the Garden, where 27 artists showcase a wide selection of 3-D artwork, which are available for purchase.

Schools

The Lake Washington School District serves the city of Sammamish. Some of the top schools include:
 

 

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Overview for Sammamish, WA

66,532 people live in Sammamish, where the median age is 39.2 and the average individual income is $79,050. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

66,532

Total Population

39.2 years

Median Age

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

$79,050

Average individual Income

Demographics and Employment Data for Sammamish, WA

Sammamish has 21,930 households, with an average household size of 3.03. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Sammamish do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 66,532 people call Sammamish home. The population density is 3,257.02 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

66,532

Total Population

High

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

39.2

Median Age

48.18 / 51.82%

Men vs Women

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  • High School Degree
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21,930

Total Households

3.03

Average Household Size

$79,050

Average individual Income

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Around Sammamish, WA

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

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Car-Dependent
Walking Score
10
Somewhat Bikeable
Bike Score
31
Some Transit
Transit Score

Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Misho Sports, Training With Wyatt, and Washington Karate Association.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Shopping 4.34 miles 7 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 4.82 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 4.96 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 4.91 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Beauty 0.32 miles 8 reviews 5/5 stars
Beauty 0.89 miles 24 reviews 5/5 stars

Schools in Sammamish, WA

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The following schools are within or nearby Sammamish. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
Type
Name
Category
Grades
School rating
Christa Mcauliffe Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
5/5
Elizabeth Blackwell Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
5/5
PRIVATE
PreK - K
No rating available
PRIVATE
PreK - 1st
No rating available
PRIVATE
PreK - K
No rating available
Challenger Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
4/5
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
5/5
Cascade Ridge Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
5/5
Margaret Mead Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
5/5
Samantha Smith Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
5/5
Rachel Carson Elementary
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
5/5
Brightmont Academy - Sammamish
PRIVATE
6th - 12th
No rating available
Creekside Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
5/5
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
5/5
Beaver Lake Middle School
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
5/5
Inglewood Middle School
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
5/5
PRIVATE
9th - 12th
No rating available
PUBLIC
K - 5th
5/5
Discovery Elementary
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
5/5
Eastlake High School
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
4/5
Renaissance School of Art and Reasoning
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
5/5
PRIVATE
PreK - 6th
No rating available
PRIVATE
PreK - K
No rating available

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