Everett is a city located in Snohomish County, Washington. As of the 2000 census the city had a total population of 91,488. It is the county seat of Snohomish County and the western terminus of the western segment of U.S. Highway 2. It is also home to Boeing's 747 assembly plant, the largest building in the world by volume at 13.3 million cubic meters. On January 8, 1997 the United States Navy homeport welcomed the aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln. The Lincoln was deployed to assist in tsunami relief efforts in SE Asia in 2004.
Everett was officially incorporated on May 4, 1893. It was the site of the Everett Massacre of 1916 which was an armed confrontation between a mob led by local Sheriff Donald McRae and IWW members. The IWW members were on the steamer VERONA and sought to land, but Sheriff McRae denied them his permission. Shooting broke out and at least five IWW's were killed and two in the Sheriff's mob were killed, though they might have been accidentally shot by others in their allegedly drunken group.
Everett is located at 47°57'48" North, 122°12'2" West (47.963434, -122.200527)1
. The city is considered part of the Seattle metropolitan area
According to the United States Census Bureau the city has a total area of 123.4 km² (47.7 mi²). 84.2 km² (32.5 mi²) of it is land and 39.2 km² (15.1 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 31.79% water.
As of the census2 of 2000 there are 91,488 people, 36,325 households and 21,613 families residing in the city. The population density is 1,086.9/km² (2,814.6/mi²). There are 38,512 housing units at an average density of 457.5/km² (1,184.8/mi²). The racial makeup of the city is 81.05% White, 3.35% African American, 1.56% Native American, 6.31% Asian, 0.36% Pacific Islander, 3.13% from other races and 4.25% from two or more races. 7.15% of the population is Hispanic or Latino of any race.
There are 36,325 households out of which 31.9% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 42.1% are married couples living together, 12.5% have a female householder with no husband present and 40.5% are non-families. 31.7% of all households are made up of individuals and 8.5% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.40 and the average family size is 3.04.
In the city the population is spread out with 25.1% under the age of 18, 12.3% from 18 to 24, 33.3% from 25 to 44, 18.9% from 45 to 64 and 10.3% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 32 years. For every 100 females there are 103.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over there are 102.8 males.
The median income for a household in the city is $40,100 and the median income for a family is $46,743. Males have a median income of $35,852 versus $28,841 for females. The per capita income for the city is $20,577. 12.9% of the population and 10.1% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population 16.1% of those under the age of 18 and 12.1% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line.
The Everett historic district runs from around 8th Street to 25th Street, north to south and from Broadway to Grand Avenue, east to west. The district contains many old stately homes including the home of the former U.S. Senator Henry M. Jackson on Grand Avenue.
Everett is home to the following sports teams: