Seattle, Washington 

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Population

688,245

+15.6% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

2.9%

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.

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.


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QUICK FACTS

Real Estate: See Homes
Country: United States
State: Washington
County: King County
Metro Area: Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue Metro Area
Political Ideology: Moderately 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 2.9% (U.S. avg. is 3.7%). 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
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 Real Estate: $714,400. 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 4.7% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in Seattle is $714,400.

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Reviews for Seattle   301 Reviews
Run as fast as you can - 11/13/2020
Seattle is a close second to Chicago! Run into the ground by the socialist Democratic Party. Seattle has become the home of the drug addicts, homeless encampment and... Read More

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Not safe any more - 11/2/2020
Seattle has been a beautiful city for many years. Besides having a great mild climate, there are many things we used to love doing there. Some of the best companies are... Read More

Seattle Now: The Lab Created Emerald City - 9/27/2020
Seattle used to offer something for everyone be it tech professionals; blue, pink and white collar workers, artsy types, social outcasts, homeless runaways seeking... 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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