The city of Shoreline is located between the city limits of Seattle and the Snohomish County border. The population of Shoreline is approximately 53,007, making it the 20th largest city in the state.
Based on per capita income, one of the more reliable measures of affluence, Shoreline ranks 91st of 522 areas in the state of Washington to be ranked. Shoreline’s top service sub-sectors in 2010 were Health Care and Social Assistance (2,525 jobs), Administration and Support (1,151 jobs), Accommodation and Food Services (986 jobs), and Other Services (1,147 jobs)
The city of Shoreline is divided into 14 neighborhoods. The neighborhood boundaries have been laid out more-or-less rectangularly according to street map. Shoreline's 25 parks hold a total of 330 acres of park land. Boeing Creek and Shoreview Park, which abuts Shoreline Community College, contains Boeing Creek, flowing on its way to Hidden Lake and Puget Sound.
Living in Shoreline offers residents an urban suburban mix feel and most residents own their homes. In Shoreline there are a lot of restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many young professionals live in Shoreline and residents tend to have moderate political views. The public schools in Shoreline are highly rated.