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Seattle, Washington
Salem, Utah
USA
PEOPLE COMPARISON HIGHLIGHTS
Seattle is 1,013% more densely populated than Salem.
People are 28% less likely to be married in Salem.
The Median Age is 9.1 years older in Seattle.

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PEOPLE
 Seattle, WASalem, UTUnited States
 Population684,4517,475321,418,820
 Population - 2010595,2406,060308,745,538
 Population - 2000563,3744,372285,036,114
 Population - 1990516,2592,284251,960,433
 Pop. 1990 to Now32.58%227.28%27.57%
 Pop. 2000 to Now21.49%70.97%12.76%
 Pop. Density8,16473391
 Land Area84103,531,905
 Water Area590264,837
 Median Age3626.937.4
 Female Population50.03%47.05%50.81%
 Male Population49.97%52.95%49.19%
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 EST. TOTAL POPULATION BY AGE
 Seattle, WASalem, UTUnited States
 Age 0 to 45.27%9.53%6.36%
 Age 5 to 94.46%10.89%6.51%
 Age 10 to 143.72%11.17%6.59%
 Age 15 to 172.04%6.85%4.03%
 Age 18 to 204.23%4.54%4.35%
 Age 21 to 247.08%4.89%5.61%
 Age 25 to 3421.49%11.95%13.47%
 Age 35 to 4416.04%13.05%12.97%
 Age 45 to 5412.70%9.12%14.09%
 Age 55 to 596.06%3.71%6.57%
 Age 60 to 645.58%5.01%5.72%
 Age 65 to 746.31%5.82%7.64%
 Age 75 to 843.14%2.40%4.26%
 Age 85 and over1.90%1.09%1.85%
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 RACE
 Seattle, WASalem, UTUnited States
 White66.21%91.85%62.77%
 Black7.19%1.03%12.24%
 Asian14.16%0.81%4.95%
 Native American0.55%0.00%0.66%
 Hawaiian, Pacific Islander0.46%0.16%0.16%
 Other0.16%0.00%0.20%
 Two or More Races4.92%1.71%2.13%
 Hispanic6.36%4.43%16.90%
 Non-Hispanic93.64%95.57%83.10%
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 FAMILY
 Seattle, WASalem, UTUnited States
 Households290,8221,831116,211,000
 Family Households129,7691,63076,958,100
 Non Family Households161,05320139,253,000
 Household Size2.113.712.63
 Married Population41.58%69.52%50.58%
 Single Population58.42%30.48%49.42%
 Now Married40.21%68.27%48.41%
 Married but Separated1.37%1.25%2.17%
 Never Married43.79%23.36%32.55%
 Widowed4.04%2.93%5.95%
 Divorced10.59%4.20%10.92%
 Married, w/children32.59%58.83%31.68%
 Married, no children46.02%33.01%41.44%
 Single, w/children12.00%5.58%16.94%
 Single, no children9.39%2.58%9.95%
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 COMMENTS
Comments about Seattle

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