Home / Select Cities  /  Comparing Seattle, WA vs. Dallas, TX
Compare Cities
The BestPlaces City Compare will show you how two cities compare in over a dozen categories and 100s of items. The most popular comparisons are: Population, Cost of Living, Average Rent, Crime Rate, Tax Rates and Air Quality.

Seattle, Washington
Dallas, Texas
USA
PEOPLE COMPARISON HIGHLIGHTS
Seattle is 114% more densely populated than Dallas.
People are 2% less likely to be married in Dallas.
The Median Age is 3.8 years older in Seattle.

Metro Areas in TX / WA
Counties in TX / WA
Cities in TX / WA
Zip Codes in TX / WA
PEOPLE
 Seattle, WADallas, TXUnited States
 Population684,4511,300,092321,418,820
 Population - 2010595,2401,187,285308,745,538
 Population - 2000563,3741,188,580285,036,114
 Population - 1990516,2591,006,877251,960,433
 Pop. 1990 to Now32.58%29.12%27.57%
 Pop. 2000 to Now21.49%9.38%12.76%
 Pop. Density8,1643,80891
 Land Area843413,531,905
 Water Area5944264,837
 Median Age3632.237.4
 Female Population50.03%50.02%50.81%
 Male Population49.97%49.98%49.19%
 space
 EST. TOTAL POPULATION BY AGE
 Seattle, WADallas, TXUnited States
 Age 0 to 45.27%8.17%6.36%
 Age 5 to 94.46%7.59%6.51%
 Age 10 to 143.72%6.53%6.59%
 Age 15 to 172.04%3.63%4.03%
 Age 18 to 204.23%3.82%4.35%
 Age 21 to 247.08%6.56%5.61%
 Age 25 to 3421.49%18.36%13.47%
 Age 35 to 4416.04%14.03%12.97%
 Age 45 to 5412.70%12.40%14.09%
 Age 55 to 596.06%5.21%6.57%
 Age 60 to 645.58%4.48%5.72%
 Age 65 to 746.31%5.21%7.64%
 Age 75 to 843.14%2.79%4.26%
 Age 85 and over1.90%1.23%1.85%
 space1
 RACE
 Seattle, WADallas, TXUnited States
 White66.21%29.28%62.77%
 Black7.19%24.29%12.24%
 Asian14.16%2.96%4.95%
 Native American0.55%0.15%0.66%
 Hawaiian, Pacific Islander0.46%0.03%0.16%
 Other0.16%0.13%0.20%
 Two or More Races4.92%1.43%2.13%
 Hispanic6.36%41.73%16.90%
 Non-Hispanic93.64%58.27%83.10%
 space2
 FAMILY
 Seattle, WADallas, TXUnited States
 Households290,822467,501116,211,000
 Family Households129,769269,31576,958,100
 Non Family Households161,053198,18639,253,000
 Household Size2.112.612.63
 Married Population41.58%43.09%50.58%
 Single Population58.42%56.91%49.42%
 Now Married40.21%39.59%48.41%
 Married but Separated1.37%3.51%2.17%
 Never Married43.79%40.79%32.55%
 Widowed4.04%4.85%5.95%
 Divorced10.59%11.27%10.92%
 Married, w/children32.59%31.01%31.68%
 Married, no children46.02%30.05%41.44%
 Single, w/children12.00%25.73%16.94%
 Single, no children9.39%13.21%9.95%
 MOST RECENT SEARCHES ON COMPARE CITIES
 Compare CityCompared To This City
 Baker City, OregonIrwin, IdahoCompare
 New Milford, ConnecticutNeenah, WisconsinCompare
 Temple, PennsylvaniaWilmington, North CarolinaCompare
 Madison, WisconsinLisle, IllinoisCompare
 Southborough, MassachusettsMedfield, MassachusettsCompare
 Dublin, OhioColumbus, OhioCompare
 Monroe, ConnecticutLos Angeles, CaliforniaCompare
 Cookeville, TennesseeBristol, TennesseeCompare
 Knoxville, TennesseeAiken, South CarolinaCompare
 Orem, UtahTrenton, MichiganCompare
 Hartford, South DakotaFlagstaff, ArizonaCompare
 Simi Valley, CaliforniaGlendora, CaliforniaCompare
 Mississippi State, MississippiFlagstaff, ArizonaCompare
 Coos Bay, OregonColumbia, MissouriCompare
 Helena, MontanaSt. Louis, MissouriCompare
 El Dorado Hills, CaliforniaBakersfield, CaliforniaCompare
 Spearfish, South DakotaLittleton, ColoradoCompare
 Woodstock, GeorgiaDaphne, AlabamaCompare
 Syracuse, New YorkCrestview, FloridaCompare
 Reno, NevadaFrederick, MarylandCompare

Bert Suggests test-driving a neighborhood in Seattle with an affordable short term rental.Click here to find the right place on Airbnb.
Or test-driving a neighborhood in Dallas with an affordable short term rental.Click here to find the right place on Airbnb.
 COMMENTS
Comments about Seattle

re: moving from Austin TX to Seattle WA - 9/11/201: Hi I am Canadian ( visited Seattle few times back in 2007/2008) and lived in Seattle's twin city across the border, Vancouver. From what you said about Seattle... (read more)

To See All SperlingViews for Seattle Click Here

We're looking for comments about Dallas. Express your opinion


Popular Comparisons
SAFEST PLACES TO LIVE
Corvallis, OR
vs. Salem, OR
Compare Now

MOST SCHOOL SPENDING
Riverton, WY
vs. Malone, NY
Compare Now


More Popular Comparisons
HIGHEST POPULATION
New York, NY
vs. Los Angeles, CA
Compare Now

HEALTHIEST RETIREMENT
Seattle, WA
vs. Minneapolis, MN
Compare Now


More Popular Comparisons
BEST COST OF LIVING
Pecos, TX
vs. Lamesa, TX
Compare Now

LONGEST AUTO COMMUTE
Raymondville, TX
vs. Summerville, GA
Compare Now