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Maple Valley, King County, WA Real Estate and Homes for Sale

Maple Valley, WA is located on the banks of the Cedar River in the Cedar Mountains. This quaint, small city has established itself a family's paradise in the Washington countryside. The city's commitment to preserving its natural beauty gives residents and visitors plenty of opportunity to explore the Great Outdoors. Here, neighbors watch out for one another and welcome newcomers with open arms, allowing Maple Valley to feel like a small town worthy of a storybook.

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Maple Valley, WA Homes for Sale

Maple Valley was named one of the "Ten Best Towns for Families" by Family Circle Magazine. Today, Maple Valley continues to pride itself on providing its residents with an idyllic place to call home. The city began when early settlers, restoring a trail, discovered its serene beauty and decided to make a new home for their families. Early industry, including the railroad, coal mining and lumber mines, attracted more families to this growing settlement. Today, Maple Valley is home to just over 22,000 residents and continues to feature a family-friendly atmosphere. The town's website states "we treasure our neighbors and treat strangers as friends."

Schools in Maple Valley

The Tahoma School District serves public school students living in and around Maple Valley. The district gained its name in the 1960s, when students voted to name the newly formed district. Currently, the district operates one high school, one junior high school, two middle schools and four elementary schools. The district is expanding, planning to open a new high school in 2017, as well as modify current school buildings to help ease overcrowding issues. Students in the Tahoma District participate in the Future Ready program, designed to help students uncover their ideal path for success after high school.

Things to Do in Maple Valley

The lush landscape and beautiful, picturesque views make outdoor recreation a favorite pastime in Maple Valley. Explore the old railway on the Cedar River Trail. Go fishing, play a game of tennis, or enjoy a family picnic at the Lake Wilderness Park. Head to the Lake Wilderness Arboretum. Covering 42 acres, the arboretum features trails and gardens ripe for exploration. Be sure to check out Maple Valley Days, a large, community festival held each summer.

Maple Valley Economy and Employment

In some ways, Maple Valley stays true to its humble roots, and continues to be a city built on local industry. Some of the major industries employing Maple Valley residents include manufacturing, retail, education, healthcare, professional and technical services, finance and construction. The city's top employers include Johnson's Home and Garden, Tahoma School District, QFC, Windemere Real Estate and TRM. Sitting just 30 miles from Seattle, Maple Valley is also an ideal location for commuters. for Maple Valley WA Homes for Sale

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King County
Demographic Information

AS OF 2020
30 minutesAVERAGE
Fips Code 53033
2020 to 2021 Change down 0.8%
2010 Count 1,931,249
2021 Estimate 2,252,305
2010 Estimate 1,931,287
Age Distribution (Years Old)
0 to 4 5.7%
5 to 17 20.0%
18 to 64 60.8%
65 and Older 13.5%
Male 50.2%
Female 49.8%
Computer and Internet use
Households with a computer 96.3%
Households with a broadband Internet subscription 92.7%
English is Second Language, Age 5+ 28.4%
English is First Language, Age 5+ 71.6%
Veterans 95,173
People in Poverty 7.6%
Total Housing Units 952,344
Households 900,061
Average Household Size 2.43
Owner-Occupied 56.5%
Multi-Family 39.6%
Owner-Occupied Median Value $601,100
Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage $2,588
Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage $853
Median gross rent $1,695
Building Permits
New Private Housing Issued 2020 19,549
Years at Residence
1 Year or More 81.6%
Less Than 1 Year 18.4%
Business and Employment
Private non-farm Establishments 70,304
Private non-farm Employment 1,310,051
Private non-farm Employment Growth up 2.9%
Nonemployer Establishments 183,205
Number of Firms 201,404
Business Production
Value of Shipments $0
Wholesale Trade $42,092,462,000
Retail Trade $61,598,157,000
Retail Sales Per Capita $30,685
Accommodation and Food Services $6,223,768,000

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