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What Bert Has To Say About Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue Metro Area

Seattle is a lively and cosmopolitan city beautifully set in a dramatic backdrop of water, forests and mountains. The main downtown area sits on a narrow, hilly strip of land between Puget Sound to the west and Lake Washington to the east. Modern skyscrapers rise on high hills in the city center, with residential units lining the lower areas along the water and north of downtown.

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Quick Facts About Seattle

    The unemployment rate in Seattle is 4.00 percent(U.S. avg. is 5.20%). Recent job growth is Positive. Seattle jobs have Increased by 1.69 percent.
    Compared to the rest of the country, Seattle's cost of living is 76.50% Higher than the U.S. average.
    As of 2014, Seattle's population is 684,451 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 32.58 percent.
    Average Commute time is 22 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes.
    The median home cost in Seattle is $584,400. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 29.26%.
    Seattle public schools spend $12,436 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 17.6 students per teacher in Seattle.

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Seattle Housing Market

It's a good time to buy in Seattle. Home Appreciation is up 9.0% in the last 12 months. Browse Seattle Real Estate.
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Beautiful Emerald City

Geographically, Seattle is one of the most beautiful cities in the country. Mountains to the west and east, a volcano to the south, and surrounded by water on a clear... (Read More)



Beautiful City with Clean Air & Rel Low Crime

A Biased Opinion (I'm a Seattlite, originally from the Portland, OR area): I moved to Seattle after graduating from a Washington State college, Western Washington... (Read More)



Great place if your in tech or a yuppie

A city that has prided itself on individualism has sold out to corporate greed. Amazon, Microsoft, Google and other tech giants have changed this town to something... (Read More)



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