Kirkland is a vibrant waterfront destination with an unparalleled blend of outdoor recreation, art, dining and boutique shopping. Located on the shores of Lake Washington just east of Seattle, no other city in the Puget Sound region has as many waterfront parks and beaches as Kirkland. Kirkland is home to award-winning hotels, wineries and restaurants and hosts a dynamic repertoire of events spanning art openings and performances to athletic events, wine festivals and outdoor concerts. From adventure and outdoor activities to shopping, strolling and sipping Washington wine with a water view, Kirkland has much to offer.

 

For more information visit Explore Kirkland

 

Community Profile

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City of Kirkland Community Profile

  • Population: 48,787 (2009, OFM)
  • Elevation: Ranges from 14 feet along Lake Washington shoreline to 500 feet
  • Local Sales Tax:9.5%
  • Median Household Income (2000 estimate):$78,980
  • City of Kirkland Departments:
    Website
  • School Districts:
    Lake Washington School District (425) 936-1200
  • Public Safety:
    Police Department Business Hours: 7:00am - 5:00pm
    (Monday - Friday)
    (425) 577-5656 (Non-Emergency Dispatch Phone)

 

Lake Washington School District

The district has a nationally recognized curriculum and some of the highest test scores in the state. In fact, Standard and Poor's reports that the district has the best overall performance in reading and math in the state among districts with 7,500 or more students.

The district is also well supported by the community. In 2006, a four-year, $157.5 million operations levy, a four-year, $64.7 million capital projects levy, and a 20-year, $436 million bond measure were all approved.

 

Check the most recent news about the new lake Washington boundary changes here.

 

Mark Twain Elementary

Rose Hill Middle School

Lake Washington High School

 

Parks and Recreation

  • Crestwoods Park
  • Peter Kirk Park
  • Forbes Lake Park
  • Everest Park
  • David E Brink Park
  • Juanita Beach Park
  • Marsh Park

Amenities

Services/Retail Restaurants
Brown Bear Car Wash Rikki Rikki Japanese Restaurant
Kirkland Library Lucia
Kirkland CrossFit North Wilde Rover
Columbia Athletic Club Hector's Restaurant
Michaels Anthony's HomePort