Seattle, Washington 

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Population

684,451

33% Growth

Unemployment Rate

4.0%

Median Income

$67,365

Avg. Home Price

$761,800

Best Places to Live in Seattle, Washington

Regional center - East shore of Puget Sound in west-central Washington
Pros
-Attractive setting
-Arts and culture
-Nearby recreation
Cons
-Sprawl and traffic
-Clouds and rain
-Cost of living

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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

City: Seattle
Zip Codes: 98115, 98103, 98133, 98105, 98118, 98125, 98122, 98117, 98144, 98106, 28 total
Time zone: Pacific Standard Time (PST)
Elevation: 125 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Seattle is 4.0% (U.S. avg. is 5.2%). Recent job growth is Positive. Seattle jobs have increased by 1.69%. Learn More...
COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Seattle's cost of living is 76.50% higher than the U.S. average. Learn More... or Compare Seattle's Cost of Living
POPULATION
Seattle's population is 684,451 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 32.58%. Learn More...
TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 22 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn More...
REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Seattle is $761,800. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 12.98%. 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. Learn More...

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Housing Market in Seattle

It's a good time to buy in Seattle. Home Appreciation is up 13.0% in the last 12 months. Browse Seattle Real Estate.

The median home price in Seattle is $761,800. Browse Homes in this Range.


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Reviews for Seattle   287 Reviews
Glad I at least checked it out - 4/8/2018
In 1990, I visited Seattle for the first time and I fell in love with it. Seattle was a different town back then as I have quickly figured out being here now for the... Read More

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So much to love.... - 3/24/2018
I've visited Seattle many times and have friends there. Love the cultural offerings, food/wine quality. Expensive real estate which is usually the case in places with so... Read More

So much to love.... - 3/24/2018
I've visited Seattle many times and have friends there. Love the cultural offerings, food/wine quality. Expensive real estate which is usually the case in places with so... Read More


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ZIP CODES IN SEATTLE, WASHINGTON
98115, 98103, 98133, 98105, 98118, 98125, 98122, 98117, 98144, 98106, 28 total
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