People & Community


Everett is a diverse community with a vibrant arts and culture scene. The City works to support people & community by:
  • Ensuring that our parks, events, and arts and music scene help attract new residents and establish Everett as a tourism destination
  • Using technology and rich community networks to share information, solicit feedback and make it easy to utilize City services
Arts-related businesses
The total number of arts-related businesses and rate per 1,000 businesses are based on the County Business Patterns (CBP), an annual series that provides subnational economic data by industry during the week of March 12, first quarter payroll, and annual payroll. Businesses include art galleries, camera & photographic supply stores, book stores, performing arts companies, performing arts promoters, independent artists, writers & performers, musical instrument stores, compact disc & record stores and museums.
The activities of art-related businesses and cultural organizations foster cultural and creative vitality. A growing number of arts-related businesses also provide opportunities for individuals to learn and participate in a rich array of arts and culture activities. They are also essential to supplying arts and cultural organizations with products and services. Arts-related businesses data was retrieved from the U.S. Census Bureau's Business Patterns Survey.
How is Everett trending?
The rate of arts-related businesses per 1,000 businesses in Everett has trended down since 2012, and is less than Washington State and the United States. The Arts-Related Businesses Visualization shows differences in arts-related businesses per 1,000 businesses by zip code within Everett.

Voter turnout
Voter turnout is defined as the number of ballots cast for population over age 18 for November elections. Civic engagement and citizenship are core ideals of American society. Voting rates often reflect citizens’ feelings of self-efficacy. High rates of voting are typically connected to home ownership, higher levels of education, employment, income, and age. Voting rates have an impact on policy responsiveness and where tax dollars are allocated. Voter turnout data was retrieved from Washington Secretary of State Elections and Voting.
How is Snohomish County trending?

The Snohomish County voter turnout trend is similar to Washington State with presidential election years resulting in higher voter turnout.