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Seattle, WA to Bellevue, WA

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ECONOMY COMPARISON HIGHLIGHTS
Household income in Seattle, is 37% less than it is in Bellevue and 21% above the National Average.
ECONOMY
 Seattle, WABellevue, WAUnited States
 Unemployment Rate4.00%3.90%5.20%
 Recent Job Growth1.69%1.69%1.59%
 Future Job Growth39.38%39.48%37.98%
 Sales Taxes9.60%9.50%6.00%
 Income Taxes0.00%0.00%4.60%
 Income per Cap.$44,167$50,405$28,555
 Household Income$67,365$92,524$53,482
 Family Median Income$99,597$106,002$65,443
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 EST. HOUSEHOLDS BY INCOME
 Seattle, WABellevue, WAUnited States
 Income Less Than 15K11.56%6.26%12.55%
 Income between 15K and 20K3.86%2.05%5.36%
 Income between 20K and 30K7.42%5.50%10.42%
 Income between 30K and 40K7.70%6.06%9.80%
 Income between 40K and 50K7.82%6.76%8.80%
 Income between 50K and 60K7.03%5.26%7.90%
 Income between 60K and 75K9.01%8.93%9.93%
 Income between 75K and 100K12.13%13.45%12.16%
 Income between 100K and 150K15.87%20.38%13.01%
 Income between 150K and 200K8.03%10.05%5.04%
 Income greater than 200K9.57%15.32%5.03%
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 POPULATION BY OCCUPATION
 Seattle, WABellevue, WAUnited States
 Management, business, finance9.92%8.87%14.54%
 Engineering, computers, science2.08%14.54%5.34%
 Community, social services0.48%0.00%1.67%
 Legal0.98%0.00%1.16%
 Education, library5.33%1.42%6.13%
 Arts, design, media, sports, entertainment1.15%3.90%1.91%
 Healthcare practitioners and technology4.62%7.45%5.67%
 Healthcare support2.80%0.00%2.51%
 Firefighters, law enforcement1.19%4.97%2.23%
 Food preparation, serving5.40%31.21%5.76%
 Building maintenance3.68%5.32%4.01%
 Personal care9.23%0.00%3.65%
 Sales, office, administrative support23.58%10.64%24.36%
 Farming, fishing, forestry0.22%0.00%0.73%
 Construction, extraction, maintenance/repair12.24%11.70%8.24%
 Production, transportation, material moving17.12%0.00%12.09%

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 COMMENTS
Comments about Seattle

206: I've lived here all 21 years of my life, and I can't wait to leave. It's a beautiful place for anybody without a background. But if you just so happened to be a troubled... (read more)

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Comments about Bellevue

Great city, if you're OK with Northwest weather: I've lived in Bellevue for 15+ yrs and overall it's great. It is expensive, but if you can make the economics work, it has just as much to offer as living in Seattle,... (read more)

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