Industry and Workforce

Labor Market Summary

Unemployment rate;  Industry employment

Demand-Decline Lists

Indicates current status of occupations within geographic area (County) of occupations, whether they are In Demand, Balanced, or In Decline

Employer Demand Reports

  • Top 25 certifications
    List of Top 25 Occupations by geography (County), their associated desired educational level, the number of job postings, and number of new job postings
  • Top 25 Employers
    List of Top 25 Employers by geography (County), including number of job postings by said employer, as well as the number from the prior year

Economic Forecast

The tables display the number of new online postings in the month compared to the number of claimants and job seekers who have that employment history. Claimants are categorized by the occupation they are claiming against and job seekers based on their most recent job. (Select County using filters)


Economic Modeling Specialists International compiles labor and market data from over 90 different sources and provides an easy-to-use web-based tool for analysis.  Shoreline is entering the second year of a two-year contract with EMSI with 10 licenses.

Description Reports

Industry Overview (2013-2014)

  • 2013 # of Jobs
  • 2014 # of Jobs
  • Average Earnings
  • Largest Employing Industries
  • Top Regional Businesses

Staffing Patterns (2013-2014)

  • 2013 # of Jobs
  • 2014 # of Jobs
  • Median Hourly Earnings
  • Typical Entry Level Education
  • Work Experience Required
  • Typical On-the-job Training

Highest Ranked Occupations (2013-2014)

  • Largest Occupations
  • Highest Paying Occupations Fastest Growing Occupations
  • Most Competitive Occupations
  • Highest Occupation Location Quotient

Industry Overview (2013-2014)

  • Largest Industries
  • Highest Paying Industries
  • Fastest Growing Industries
  • Most Competitive Industries
  • Highest industry Location Quotient

K - 12

School District Report Card

Student Demographics; Teacher Information; MSP/HSPE Results

High School Feedback Reports

  • Table 1. Postsecondary Enrollment by Type of Institution (ie Public 4 year)
  • Table 2. Demographics
  • Table 3. Pre-graduation indicators
  • Table 4. Postsecondary Enrollment by type of Enrollment (ie Pre-College Math)

Local Community/Economic Development

Shoreline City profile

Location, Population statistics, major employers; includes Link to Demographic Summary

City of Shoreline

City of Lake Forest Park


Census data

From the American Community Survey.


  • Age
  • Sex
  • Educational Attainment
  • Race/Ethnicity


  • Shoreline School District
  • King County
  • Snohomish County