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Seattle, WA vs San Jose, CA

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- Job Growth in San Jose has been positive.
- San Jose has 0.8% less unemployment than Seattle.
- San Jose job growth has increased by 13.7% in the past 10 years.

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 Seattle, WASan Jose, CAUnited States
 Current Unemployment4.8%5.6%6.0%
 Future Job Growth43.8%38.9%33.5%
 Recent Job Growth-5.2%-7.1%-6.2%
 3 Yr. Job Growth0.9%-6.2%-3.6%
 5 Yr. Job Growth8.4%-3.1%-0.7%
 10 Yr. Job Growth25.7%13.7%6.3%

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Reviews for Seattle    319 Reviews
A Bright Star just a bit tinged with age - 3/17/2023
I have lived here since 1975, I moved here from California but was born and raised in Michigan. I would have to say that I never regretted leaving Michigan and their... Read More

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Bittersweet - 6/12/2022
I’ve lived in Seattle for just under 7 years and while it can be a stunningly beautiful place, I am very excited to leave. I’ll start with some of the positive aspects.... Read More

great place to live, but very expensive - 5/28/2022
if you can afford it, Seattle is a very nice place to live and raise a family! however, it is extremely expensive and in the winter, it's rather gloomy. i love gloomy... Read More

Reviews for San Jose    90 Reviews
West San Jose is a Desirable Area in San Jose - 4/16/2023
I've lived in west San Jose/Cambrian, between Los Gatos and Almaden SJ since 1997. This side of town somehow avoided the erosion of the American dream. Houses are... Read More

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Declining quality of life… - 10/14/2022
I lived in San Jose for 40 years. That’s during the most exciting time when the Silicon Valley was booming with real technology and San Jose was ranked as the safest big... Read More

HORRIBLE place to live - 10/11/2021
I've lived in San Jose, CA for 25 years. This city is being over run with crime and gangs. The cost of living is very high. Granted, you are so close to mountains,... Read More

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