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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


Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue Metro Area

Profile: Regional center  Location: East shore of Puget Sound in west-central Washington Elevation: 125 Time zone: Pacific Standard Time

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Attractive settingSprawl and traffic
Arts and cultureClouds and rain
Nearby recreationCost of living

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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