Beaux Arts Village, Washington

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Beaux Arts Village, Washington
Town
Location of Beaux Arts Village in King County and Washington State
Location of Beaux Arts Village in King County and Washington State
Coordinates: 47°35′9″N 122°12′7″W / 47.58583°N 122.20194°W / 47.58583; -122.20194Coordinates: 47°35′9″N 122°12′7″W / 47.58583°N 122.20194°W / 47.58583; -122.20194
Country United States
State Washington
County King
Area[1]
 • Total 0.17 sq mi (0.44 km2)
 • Land 0.09 sq mi (0.23 km2)
 • Water 0.08 sq mi (0.21 km2)
Elevation 131 ft (40 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 299
 • Estimate (2013[3]) 319
 • Density 3,322.2/sq mi (1,282.7/km2)
Time zone Pacific (PST) (UTC-8)
 • Summer (DST) PDT (UTC-7)
ZIP code 98004
Area code(s) 425
FIPS code 53-04895
GNIS feature ID 1511996[4]
Website beauxarts-wa.gov

Beaux Arts Village is a town located in the Eastside portion of the Seattle Metropolitan Area, an affluent region of King County, Washington, United States. It is the smallest municipal jurisdiction in the county, with a population of 299 as of the 2010 census and a land area of 0.1 sq mi. It has no town hall, so meetings of the Town Council and other such bodies take place in members' homes.

Based on per capita income, Beaux Arts Village ranks 7th of 522 areas in the state of Washington to be ranked.

In the 2004 US presidential election, Beaux Arts Village cast 63.08% of its vote for Democrat John Kerry[1].

Beaux Arts Village currently contracts with the King County Sheriff's Office for law enforcement services. For fire services, Beaux Arts Village contracts out to the Bellevue Fire Department. Deaths are handled through the King County Medical Examiner's Office.

History[edit]

Beaux Arts Village was founded in 1908 as an artists' colony and named after the Western Academy of Beaux Arts to which its founders belonged. At the time, one could purchase membership in the Academy for $200. Today, membership in the Academy comes with home ownership.

Beaux Arts Village was incorporated in 1954.

Geography[edit]

Beaux Arts Village is located at 47°35′9″N 122°12′7″W / 47.58583°N 122.20194°W / 47.58583; -122.20194 (47.585821, -122.201855),[5] on the eastern shore of Lake Washington north of Interstate 90.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 0.17 square miles (0.44 km2), of which, 0.09 square miles (0.23 km2) is land and 0.08 square miles (0.21 km2) is water.[1]

The entire shoreline of the town is owned by the Western Academy of Beaux Arts, thus reserving use of the Lake Washington beach for residents and their guests only.

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1960 351
1970 475 35.3%
1980 328 −30.9%
1990 303 −7.6%
2000 307 1.3%
2010 299 −2.6%
Est. 2013 319 6.7%
U.S. Decennial Census[6]
2013 Estimate[7]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 299 people, 113 households, and 88 families residing in the town. The population density was 3,322.2 inhabitants per square mile (1,282.7/km2). There were 118 housing units at an average density of 1,311.1 per square mile (506.2/km2). The racial makeup of the town was 95.3% White, 4.0% Asian, and 0.7% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.0% of the population.

There were 113 households of which 38.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 70.8% were married couples living together, 3.5% had a female householder with no husband present, 3.5% had a male householder with no wife present, and 22.1% were non-families. 20.4% of all households were made up of individuals and 14.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.65 and the average family size was 3.07.

The median age in the town was 44.9 years. 29.8% of residents were under the age of 18; 2.6% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 17.7% were from 25 to 44; 29.1% were from 45 to 64; and 20.7% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the town was 51.2% male and 48.8% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census of 2000, there were 307 people, 121 households, and 94 families residing in the town. The population density was 3,281.9 people per square mile (1,317.0/km²). There were 124 housing units at an average density of 1,325.6 per square mile (532.0/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 97.07% White, 0.33% Native American, 1.95% Asian, 0.33% Pacific Islander, and 0.33% from two or more races.

There were 121 households out of which 33.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 70.2% were married couples living together, 5.0% had a female householder with no husband present, and 22.3% were non-families. 16.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 11.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.54 and the average family size was 2.85.

In the town the population was spread out with 22.1% under the age of 18, 4.9% from 18 to 24, 17.9% from 25 to 44, 35.5% from 45 to 64, and 19.5% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 49 years. For every 100 females there were 99.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 92.7 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $96,916, and the median income for a family was $110,038. Males had a median income of $81,760 versus $41,250 for females. The per capita income for the town was $56,496. About 4.0% of families and 4.2% of the population were below the poverty line, including 4.6% of those under the age of 18 and 2.9% of those 65 or over.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "US Gazetteer files 2010". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-12-19. 
  2. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-12-19. 
  3. ^ "Population Estimates". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2014-06-14. 
  4. ^ "Beaux Arts Village". Geographic Names Information System, U.S. Geological Survey. 
  5. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  6. ^ United States Census Bureau. "Census of Population and Housing". Retrieved July 31, 2013. 
  7. ^ "Annual Estimates of the Resident Population: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2013". Retrieved June 14, 2014. 

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