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Seattle, WA vs Boston, MA

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Highlights
- Boston is 0% more densely populated than Seattle.
- People are 22.7% less likely to be married in Boston.
- The Median Age is 3.7 years younger in Boston.


People
 Seattle, WABoston, MAUnited States
 688,245669,158321,004,407
 49.8%51.9%50.8%
 50.2%48.1%49.2%
 35.73237.8
 space3
 595,240602,609308,745,538
 563,374589,141285,036,114
 516,259574,283251,960,433
 22.2%13.6%12.6%
 33.3%16.5%27.4%
 space4
 8,207.013,843.990.9
 83.948.33,531,905.4
 58.241.3264,836.8
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 Est. Total Population By Age
 Seattle, WABoston, MAUnited States
 4.9%5.2%6.2%
 4.6%4.3%6.4%
 3.8%4.1%6.5%
 2.1%2.7%3.9%
 3.8%7.1%4.1%
 7.0%8.3%5.6%
 22.5%23.8%13.7%
 15.8%12.5%12.7%
 12.4%11.1%13.4%
 5.6%5.3%6.7%
 5.5%4.6%6.0%
 7.1%6.2%8.6%
 3.1%3.2%4.4%
 1.9%1.5%1.9%
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 Race
 Seattle, WABoston, MAUnited States
 65.3%44.9%61.5%
 7.0%22.7%12.3%
 14.4%9.4%5.3%
 0.5%0.2%0.7%
 0.4%0.0%0.2%
 0.3%1.0%0.2%
 5.8%2.4%2.3%
 6.5%19.4%17.6%
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 Marriage & Family
 Seattle, WABoston, MAUnited States
 42.1%32.6%50.2%
     40.8%29.7%48.2%
     1.2%2.8%2.0%
 57.9%67.4%49.8%
     44.1%55.9%33.1%
     10.1%7.5%10.9%
     3.7%4.1%5.8%
 space5
 2.112.362.63
 314,850263,229118,825,921
 142,796126,88578,298,703
     32.1%22.6%31.1%
     47.0%34.4%42.3%
 172,054136,34440,527,218
     11.5%24.2%16.3%
     9.3%18.7%10.3%

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Reviews for Seattle    296 Reviews
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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Seattle - 9/15/2019
Before disagreeing, hear me out. Seattle has its fair share of problems but is by no means is dying or suffering. Seattle is one of the nation's fastest-growing cities,... Read More

Read the bad reviews BEFORE you move here! - 8/19/2019
What a complete shame. We totally agree with the bad reviews. Seattle could be a great city. But, it has become yet another liberal mecca, and their policies have now... Read More

Reviews for Boston    116 Reviews
Boston is great? Think again. - 8/6/2019
I was born and raised in Boston, the only good thing about this place is the money, if you have a great job. Other than that, the weather sucks, people are rude, people... Read More

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Boston gets a bad reputation - 8/2/2019
I grew up 25 miles outside of Boston and currently live about an hour north in New Hampshire. Boston definitely isn't for everyone its crowded and expensive, it can be... Read More

Overrated - 5/15/2019
I rated "Just Okay" because Boston did offer a few things that other cities didn't. The schools are good, the public transit is OK and it's proximity to NYC is a winner.... Read More

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