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Latitude: 47.620499 Longitude: -122.350876


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Overview
Population:608,660
Pop. Change:9%
State: Washington
Metro Area: Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue Metro Area
County: King County
City:Seattle
Zip Code:98115, 98133, ... 31 more
Real Estate:For Sale
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Seattle's Real Estate Market
 • Newly Listed Homes
 • Most Expensive Listing
 • Million Dollar Houses
 • Homes from $750,001 to $1,000,000
 • Homes from $500,001 to $750,000
 • Homes from $250,000 to $500,000
 • Homes under $250,000
 • Median Priced Homes
 • Median Condominiums


Interesting Facts about Seattle, Washington

As of 2012, Seattle's population is 608,660 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 9.49 percent.

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The median home cost in Seattle is $364,500. Home appreciation the last year has been -0.26 percent.

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Compared to the rest of the country, Seattle's cost of living is 42.70% Higher than the U.S. average.

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Seattle public schools spend $4,984 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $5,691. There are about 18.9 students per teacher in Seattle.

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The unemployment rate in Seattle is 7.60 percent(U.S. avg. is 8.60%). Recent job growth is Positive. Seattle jobs have Increased by 0.05 percent.


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Map Of Seattle

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Average Commute time is 28 minutes. The National Average is 28 minutes.

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Seattle's Real Estate Market (click to see properties)

 • Newly Listed Homes
 • Most Expensive Listing
 • Million Dollar Houses
 • Homes from $750,001 to $1,000,000
 • Homes from $500,001 to $750,000
 • Homes from $250,000 to $500,000
 • Homes under $250,000
 • Median Priced Homes