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Vashon is a census-designated place (CDP) in King County, Washington, United States. It covers an island alternately called Vashon Island or Vashon-Maury Island, the largest island in Puget Sound south of Admiralty Inlet. The population was 10,624 at the 2010 census and the size is 37 square miles (96 km2), slightly larger than Manhattan. There are no bridges to connect the island with the mainland, a big factor contributing to the island's relative isolation and rural character.


This is a comprehensive travel guide for Vashon in United States. From budgeting tips to finding the best spots, this travel guide has got all the insider information to explore Vashon like a local. This city is located in the close proximity of a major city Seattle, United States. Take a short trip from Vashon and set some time aside to explore the Seattle. Dotted with places like Sky View Observatory, Space Needle, Hiram M. Chittenden Locks; it will definitely be a good idea. 1-2 days is an ideal duration of visit to Vashon.

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Facts and Stats for Vashon*

  • Pollution Statistics in Vashon

    Know the pollution level of Vashon before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 23.85 (Low)
    • Water Pollution 40.79 (Moderate)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 52.12 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 37.92 (Low)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 19.17 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 27.12 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 21.31 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 21.05 (Low)
  • Vashon: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Vashon for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Vashon.

    • Burglary and Theft 39.86 (Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 34.38 (Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 37.98 (Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 30.29 (Low)
    • Car Stealing 37.38 (Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 56.43 (Moderate)
    • Attacks 34.76 (Low)
    • Drug offense 62.14 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 79.29 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 49.06 (Moderate)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 43.03 (Moderate)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 17.69 (Very Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 53.77 (Moderate)
  • Living in Vashon - Quality of Life

    Quality of Life Index of Vashon is 171.1 (Very High)

    • Safety Index 57.76 (Moderate)
    • Climate Index 91.52 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 32.25 (Low)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 44.48 (Moderate)
    • Cost of Living Index 87.27 (Moderate)
    • Health Care Index 70.83 (High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 4.71 (Very Low)
    • Purchasing Power Index 123.22 (Very High)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Vashon

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Vashon

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.1 USD
    • International Movie per seat 13 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 32.73 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 75.61 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 49.36 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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