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As of the census2 of 2000, there are 8,494 people, 3,276 households, and 2,099 families residing in the city. The population density is 1,301.4/km² (3,368.8/mi²). There are 3,444 housing units at an average density of 527.7/km² (1,365.9/mi²). The racial makeup of the city is 93.64% White, 0.51% African American, 0.55% Native American, 1.25% Asian, 0.12% Pacific Islander, 1.04% from other races, and 2.90% from two or more races. 3.89% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.
There are 3,276 households out of which 36.4% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 44.9% are married couples living together, 14.3% have a female householder with no husband present, and 35.9% are non-families. 29.1% of all households are made up of individuals and 9.7% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.47 and the average family size is 3.03.
In the city the population is spread out with 26.5% under the age of 18, 8.5% from 18 to 24, 33.1% from 25 to 44, 19.3% from 45 to 64, and 12.7% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 34 years. For every 100 females there are 91.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 87.1 males.
The median income for a household in the city is $46,396, and the median income for a family is $61,034. Males have a median income of $40,463 versus $33,929 for females. The per capita income for the city is $20,917. 7.2% of the population and 4.1% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 6.1% of those under the age of 18 and 10.4% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line.
First Street. Snohomish bills itself as the "antique capital of the northwest" and does a good job of it on 1st street. Anyone considering a visit to the area who happens to be a fan of antiquing should be sure to check it out.
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