When you’re looking for a community to call your own in Washington and you’re seeking out a place recognized as one of the best places to live, raise a family, safest places to live, best schools, and an array of events, gatherings, and a rich sense of community spirit, you may need look no further than Maple Valley, Washington.

Maple Valley, Washington is in the 98038 zip code, encompassing 5.9 square miles in King County. The affluent community receives continuous recognition as a great place to put down roots and raise a household. Median household income for residents of Maple Valley is about $109,265, well above the state average of $64,129. Homes in the area hold average values of around $330,712, also well above the Washington average home values of $284,000.

Areas of interest in the community include Cedar River and Cedar River Trail, Lake Wilderness Park and Golf Course, and the Lake Wilderness Arboretum. The city also sponsors an array of events and activities including fishing derby, music festivals, and holiday celebrations.

Maple Valley’s students receive the education through public schools, private school, and home schooling. Public schools in Maple Valley, Washington are governed by the Tahoma School District, consistently rated in the top five percent nationwide. District schools include Glacier Park Elementary, Lake wilderness Elementary, Rock Creek Elementary, Cedar River Middle School, Shadow Lake Elementary, Russell Ridge Center, and Tahoma Middle School.

Maple Valley, Washington receives, on average, 51 inches of rain per year and an additional 7 inches of snow spread across a total of around 91 days throughout the year where precipitation is measurable. There are 156 days each year, approximately, when the sun shines on Maple Valley. Summer high temperatures are a comfortable 76 degrees while winter lows remain above freezing at 35 degrees.

Residents living in Maple Valley enjoy convenient access to a variety of resources, amenities, entertainment, and recreation. The neighborhood is bound by well-woven community spirit wherein residents enjoy active, comfortable lifestyles.

Your real estate agent is the best source of information about the local community and real estate topics. Give Jeremy Mellick a call today at 206-260-1260 to learn more about local areas, discuss selling a house, or tour available homes for sale.