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Governed itself onto the Worst places to live list
My wife and I were raised here, we raised our family here, unfortunately it has been completely ruined. It is no longer the safe place to raise children. It's not even safe to take your kids downtown anymore, or yourself for that matter. To add insult to injury, we are now retired. Our retirement income used to afford a comfortable lifestyle here. Now it does not, not at all! Seattle has governed itself off of the
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Reported Annual Crime In Seattle Statistic Reportedincidents Seattle/100k people Washington/100k people National/100k people Total crime 42,498 5,891 3,478 2,745 Statistic Reportedincidents Seattle/100k people Washington/100k people National/100k people Murder 27 3.7 3.1 5.3 Rape 266 36.9 44.0 41.7 Robbery 1,515 210.0 72.8 98.0 Assault 2,756 382.1 184.6 248.9 Violent crime 4,564 633 305 383 Burglary 7,805 1,082.0 590.4 430.4 Theft 26,499 3,673.4 2,194.4 1,694.4 Vehicle theft 3,630 503.2 388.8 237.4 Property crime 37,934 5,259 3,174 2,362
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