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Pros

-Attractive setting
-Arts and culture
-Nearby recreation

Cons

-Sprawl and traffic
-Clouds and rain
-Cost of living


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


    ECONOMY
    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.
    COST OF LIVING
    Compared to the rest of the country, Seattle's cost of living is 76.50% Higher than the U.S. average.
    POPULATION
    As of 2014, Seattle's population is 684,451 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 32.58 percent.
    TRANSPORTATION
    Average Commute time is 22 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes.
    REAL ESTATE
    The median home cost in Seattle is $584,400. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 29.26%.
    SCHOOLS
    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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  4/7/2017
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)

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  4/2/2017
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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  3/6/2017
Young grads, techies, libs, & Unicorns

The city I grew out of. Yes Seattle used to be the little town that could. Still a bit segregated, but real. Now everyone is from somewhere else, so the real sense of... (Read More)

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