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Overview
Population:1,940,777
Pop. Change:12%
State: Washington
Metro Area:Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue
County:King County
City:Seattle, Bellevue, ... 67 total
Zip Code:98052, 98023, ... 86 total
Real Estate:For Sale  For Rent
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King'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 King County

As of 2014, King County's population is 1,940,777 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 11.85 percent.

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The median home cost in King County is $370,100. Home appreciation the last year has been 14.30 percent.

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Compared to the rest of the country, King County's cost of living is 43.20% Higher than the U.S. average.

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King County public schools spend $12,674 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,435. There are about 19.8 students per teacher in King County.

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The unemployment rate in King County is 4.30 percent(U.S. avg. is 6.30%). Recent job growth is Positive. King County jobs have Increased by 2.64 percent.


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Average Commute time is 27 minutes. The National Average is 25 minutes.

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King County'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


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