Seattle, Washington 

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Population

688,245

+15.6% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

3.1%

Median Income

$67,365

Median Home Price

$714,400

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.

Pros
-Attractive setting
-Arts and culture
-Nearby recreation
Cons
-Sprawl and traffic
-Clouds and rain
-Cost of living

Local Listings in Seattle
 $575,000 
12040 36th Ave NE
Bed 3 | Bath 2 | 1690 SqFt
 $725,000 
10706 Country Club Ln S
Bed 3 | Bath 3 | 5430 SqFt
 $649,900 
2337 21st Ave S
Bed 2 | Bath 1 | 970 SqFt

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.


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QUICK FACTS

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 3.1% (U.S. avg. is 3.9%). 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
August, July and September are the most pleasant months in Seattle, while December and January are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather | Climate Averages

VOTING
King county voted Democratic in the previous five Presidential elections. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Seattle's population is 688,245 people. Since 2010, 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 $714,400. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 4.7%. Check out the homes in the area

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 4.7% in the last 12 months. Browse Seattle Real Estate

The median home price in Seattle is $714,400. Browse Homes in this Range.


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Reviews for Seattle   298 Reviews
Make sure to visit Seattle! - 1/6/2020
I lived in Seattle for 12 years, and it was always... Read More

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Judging a city only on politics is getting stale - 12/21/2019
First off, its a bit disappointing (although not surprising) that the majority of this conversation is focusing on the usual partisan/ideological tribalism based horse... Read More

Seattle Changed - 11/10/2019
I was born in Seattle and lived there over 60 years. Back in the 50's and 60's Seattle believe it or not was very much like Mayberry. Even into the 70's there wasn't... 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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NEW LISTINGS IN SEATTLE
$575,000
12040 36th Ave NE
Bed 3 | Bath 2

$725,000
10706 Country Club Ln S
Bed 3 | Bath 3

$649,900
2337 21st Ave S
Bed 2 | Bath 1

$2,350,000
2801 Broadway E
Bed 5 | Bath 5

$345,000
13250 4th Ave SW
Bed 4 | Bath 2

$595,000
21017 2nd Ave S
Bed 3 | Bath 2

$413,000
4844 S Gazelle St
Bed 2 | Bath 1

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