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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 King

    The unemployment rate in King County is 4.30 percent(U.S. avg. is 5.20%). Recent job growth is Positive. King County jobs have Increased by 1.69 percent.
    Compared to the rest of the country, King County's cost of living is 61.20% Higher than the U.S. average.
    As of 2014, King County's population is 2,117,130 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 40.65 percent.
    Average Commute time is 27 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes.
    The median home cost in King County is $495,700. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 19.62%.
    King County public schools spend $12,587 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 20 students per teacher in King County.

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