185th Station-Area Citizens Committee


Profile of the 185th Station-Area

Data is from the Existing Conditions Report from the Growing Transit Communities Partnership. The "station-area" is defined as the area within a half-mile radius from the future Link light rail station along I-5 at NE 185th Street. 

Land Use

  • 1,458 housing units
  • 347 job units (8/acre)
  • No grocery stores and very few services.


  • 48% of the households are moderately to severely “housing cost-burdened.”
  • Nearly no housing units are affordable to families in households with an income 0 to 50% of area median income (AMI).
  • No multi-family housing units and very few subsidized housing units.


  • Roughly 25% of the households primarily speak languages other than English. 
  • 36% of the residents are minorities.

Additional Resources

Growing Transit Communities Partnership

Plans & Policies

Research by Topic

Transit-Oriented Development

Equity & Social Justice

Affordable Housing


Organizing Resources