North Creek is a census-designated place (CDP) in Snohomish County, Washington, United States, located south of the city of Mill Creek, and north of the city of Bothell. The population was 25,742 at the 2000 census.
Based on per capita income, one of the more reliable measures of affluence, North Creek ranks 75th of 522 areas in the state of Washington to be ranked.
On February 2, 1993, a special election was held to consider incorporating the North Creek community into a city. However, the measure failed 1,341 votes in support to 1,927 votes in opposition. Since that time, the community has grown immensely in population, acting as a bedroom community to the nearby well-established city centers and growing business parks. North Creek remains one of the largest unincorporated communities in the county, despite its large population and commercial core.
There were 9,167 households out of which 42.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 62.1% were married couples living together, 8.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 25.0% were non-families. 17.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 2.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.81 and the average family size was 3.19.
In the CDP the population was spread out with 28.9% under the age of 18, 8.3% from 18 to 24, 35.5% from 25 to 44, 22.5% from 45 to 64, and 4.7% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 33 years. For every 100 females there were 100.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 97.9 males.
The median income for a household in the CDP was $67,289, and the median income for a family was $72,109. Males had a median income of $46,496 versus $35,135 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $25,861. About 3.2% of families and 4.1% of the population were below the poverty line, including 4.5% of those under age 18 and 2.8% of those age 65 or over.