Seattle, Washington 

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Population

769,714

+15.6% since 2020

Unemployment Rate

4.8%

Median Income

$67,365

Median Home Price

$851,400

Median Age

35.7

Comfort Index (Climate)

9.4 / 5.6

summer / winter

Seattle Gifts

Best Places to Live in Seattle, Washington

Regional center - East shore of Puget Sound in west-central Washington. August, July and September are the most pleasant months in Seattle, while December and January are the least comfortable months.

Seattle, WA Housing Market
Lowest Priced HomesHOMES UNDER $250,000
Most Expensive ListingsHOMES $250,001 to $500,000
Largest HomesHOMES $500,001 to $750,000
Median Priced HomesHOMES $750,001 to $1,000,000
Pros
Attractive setting
Arts and culture
Nearby recreation
Cons
Sprawl and traffic
Clouds and rain
Cost of living


What Bert Has To Say About Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue Metro Area

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.


QUICK FACTS

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Country: United States
State: Washington
County: King County
Metro Area: Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue Metro Area
Political Ideology: Strongly liberal
City: Seattle
Zip Codes: 98115, 98103, 98133, 98105, 98118, 98125, 98122, 98117, 98144, 98109, 28 total
Time zone: Pacific Standard Time (PST)
Elevation: 125 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Seattle is 4.8% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). Recent job growth is Positive. Seattle jobs have increased by 2.6%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Seattle's cost of living is 72.3% higher than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Seattle's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
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VOTING
In the last Presidential election, King county remained overwhelmingly Democratic, 75.0% to 22.2%. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Seattle's population is 769,714 people. Since 2020, it has had a population growth of 15.6%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 27.5 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Seattle is Real Estate: $851,400. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 4.7%.

SCHOOLS
Seattle public schools spend $12,436 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 17.6 students per teacher in Seattle. More Education



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Housing Market in Seattle

It's a good time to buy in Seattle. Home Appreciation is up 13.6% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in Seattle is $851,400.

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Reviews for Seattle   316 Reviews
Don’t do it, this state is a complete MISTAKE - 1/4/2022
I have lived here my whole life, born and raised. To be honest with you.. I HATE IT! This is a transition state, we don’t have many natives here. Everyone is from every... Read More

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Great and beautiful place to live, but expensive. - 9/5/2021
I was born there. I spent 57 years there before moving to the other side of the country. There is no income tax. It is surrounded by nature, including mountains and... Read More

DONT MOVE HERE SAVE YOURSELF - 9/3/2021
I’ve lived in it for 5 years and throughout it all the people are antisocial and hostile to people different than... Read More
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ZIP CODES IN SEATTLE, WASHINGTON
98115, 98103, 98133, 98105, 98118, 98125, 98122, 98117, 98144, 98109, 28 total

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