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Seattle, WA vs San Diego, CA

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Highlights
- Household income in San Diego, is 10% less than it is in Seattle and is 19% above the National Average.
- Seattle unemployment rate is 2.90%.
- San Diego unemployment rate is 3.40%.


Economy
 Seattle, WASan Diego, CAUnited States
 2.9%3.4%3.7%
 2.6%1.4%1.6%
 43.8%34.9%33.5%
 10.1%7.8%6.2%
 0.0%8.0%4.6%
     $51,872$37,112$31,177
 $79,565$71,535$57,652
 $115,414$84,353$70,850
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 Est. Households By Income
 Seattle, WASan Diego, CAUnited States
 9.9%9.2%11.5%
 3.2%3.6%4.8%
 6.2%7.6%9.7%
 6.5%7.6%9.3%
 6.7%7.4%8.5%
 6.7%7.1%7.7%
 8.4%9.7%9.9%
 11.9%12.6%12.3%
 17.3%16.9%14.1%
 9.6%8.3%5.8%
 13.7%10.1%6.3%
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 Population By Occupation
 Seattle, WASan Diego, CAUnited States
 22.9%17.7%15.1%
 14.6%10.8%5.6%
 1.9%1.6%1.7%
 2.5%1.9%1.1%
 6.5%5.6%6.0%
 4.9%2.9%2.0%
 6.0%6.0%5.9%
 1.4%1.8%2.4%
 0.8%1.7%2.2%
 6.5%7.2%5.8%
 2.2%3.7%3.9%
 3.5%4.9%3.7%
 17.6%21.6%23.5%
 0.2%0.2%0.7%
 3.0%5.5%8.2%
 5.5%7.2%12.2%

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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 San Diego    302 Reviews
DON'T COME HERE. IT'S BAD - 11/26/2019
I lived in this city for 12 years. I watched it go from a nice place to a severely economically oppressive, corrupt, dangerous city. The City Government is extremely... Read More

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The Chargers left so should you - 4/25/2019
I have lived in San Diego my entire life and am now at 30 years old. Growing up, it was incredible... weeknight evenings spent on the beach with my family, small town... Read More

Please Don't Mive Here, We're Full - 3/24/2019
I'm a native of San Diego and really sad to see how decrepit our beautiful city has become. The roads are a disaster. House prices are out of this world. Can't drive... Read More

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ZIPS IN SEATTLE, WASHINGTON
98115, 98103, 98133, 98105, 98118, 98125, 98122, 98117, 98144, 98109, 28 total
ZIPS IN SAN DIEGO, CALIFORNIA
92154, 92126, 92105, 92114, 92115, 92113, 92117, 92129, 92130, 92128, 38 total

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