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Lake Ketchum, Washington
Location of Lake Ketchum, Washington
Location of Lake Ketchum, Washington
Coordinates: 48°17′5″N 122°20′33″W / 48.28472°N 122.34250°W / 48.28472; -122.34250Coordinates: 48°17′5″N 122°20′33″W / 48.28472°N 122.34250°W / 48.28472; -122.34250
Country United States
State Washington
County Snohomish
 • Total 3.1 sq mi (8.1 km2)
 • Land 3.1 sq mi (8.1 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.1 km2)
230 ft (70 m)
 • Total 930
 • Density 377.4/sq mi (145.7/km2)
Time zone UTC-8 (Pacific (PST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-7 (PDT)
FIPS code 53-37415
GNIS feature ID 1852945

Lake Ketchum is a census-designated place (CDP) in Snohomish County, Washington, United States. The population was 930 at the 2010 census.


Lake Ketchum is located at 48°17′5″N 122°20′33″W / 48.28472°N 122.34250°W / 48.28472; -122.34250 (48.284778, -122.342511).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 3.1 square miles (8.1 km²), of which, 3.1 square miles (8.1 km²) of it is land and 0.04 square miles (0.1 km²) of it (0.96%) is water.


As of the census of 2000, there were 1,173 people, 406 households, and 310 families living in the CDP. The population density was 377.4 people per square mile (145.6/km2). There were 431 housing units at an average density of 138.7/sq mi (53.5/km2). The racial makeup of the CDP was 95.65% White, 0.17% African American, 1.28% Native American, 0.34% Asian, 1.36% from other races, and 1.19% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 3.50% of the population.

There were 406 households, out of which 39.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 63.8% were married couples living together, 8.4% had a female householder with no husband present, and 23.6% were non-families. 17.7% of all households were made up of individuals, and 4.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.89 and the average family size was 3.27.

In the CDP, the age distribution of the population shows 29.5% under the age of 18, 7.4% from 18 to 24, 31.2% from 25 to 44, 23.6% from 45 to 64, and 8.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females, there were 106.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 99.3 males.

The median income for a household in the CDP was $60,029, and the median income for a family was $62,148. Males had a median income of $38,235 versus $28,047 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $19,538. About 3.2% of families and 10.2% of the population were below the poverty line, including 7.7% of those under age 18 and 6.8% of those age 65 or over.

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