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Seattle, WA vs Chicago, IL

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Highlights
- The average commute for residents of Chicago is 7.2% longer than it is for residents of Seattle.
- 34.4% fewer residents of Chicago work from home compared to residents of Seattle.

Transportation
 Seattle, WAChicago, ILUnited States
 273526
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 Commute Mode
 Seattle, WAChicago, ILUnited States
 48.8%49.2%76.4%
 7.6%7.9%9.2%
 21.4%28.2%5.1%
 3.5%1.7%0.6%
 10.2%6.7%2.7%
 7.0%4.6%4.7%
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 Commute Time To Work
 Seattle, WAChicago, ILUnited States
 1.5%1.0%2.9%
 5.6%3.8%9.8%
 10.1%7.1%13.6%
 14.2%9.4%15.3%
 16.5%12.2%14.6%
 8.1%5.7%6.4%
 18.1%19.2%13.7%
 4.1%3.9%2.9%
 5.3%7.0%3.9%
 9.9%14.7%8.1%
 5.1%12.6%6.2%
 1.5%3.6%2.7%

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Reviews for Seattle    307 Reviews
I loved it but I'm leaving - 3/1/2021
I moved to Seattle in 1990. It was just changing from a mid-sized town to a more cosmopolitan city. Pros: Fast paced. Good for young professionals who want to have... Read More

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BestPlaces got this recommendation totally WRONG! - 2/24/2021
You have not been to Seattle in the past few years if you are recommending it as top place in the country to retire (unless everywhere else just sucks) A city council... Read More

Seattle is no longer a beautiful city - 2/24/2021
I’ve lived in Seattle most of my life. It is no longer the city it was in the 1980s and 1990s. It started to go downhill around 2010, but in the fast few years has... Read More

Reviews for Chicago    264 Reviews
At your own risk - 3/17/2021
Lived here for five years, right downtown for three, and two at the end of the Brown train line, a close suburb known as Ravenswood, commuting in to the city for work.... Read More

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its safe then why does local new start with shooti - 12/18/2020
Went to Chicago once for a live event was told to go to the main airport because the second one was in the middle of a war zone only stayed two days just wondering for... Read More

Great history, devastating present, live elsewhere - 11/27/2020
Place is a train wreck which is too bad as it has good architecture, interesting history and good airports. If you are interested in personal safety responsible... Read More

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ZIPS IN SEATTLE, WASHINGTON
98115, 98103, 98133, 98105, 98118, 98125, 98122, 98117, 98144, 98109, 28 total
ZIPS IN CHICAGO, ILLINOIS
60629, 60618, 60632, 60639, 60623, 60647, 60617, 60625, 60608, 60634, 56 total

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