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PEOPLE COMPARISON HIGHLIGHTS
Seattle is 73% more densely populated than Santa Barbara.
People are 8.0% more likely to be married in Santa Barbara.
The Median Age is 0.4 years younger in Seattle.

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PEOPLE
 Seattle, WASanta Barbara, CAUnited States
 Population684,45191,842321,418,820
 Population - 2010595,24087,859308,745,538
 Population - 2000563,37492,325285,036,114
 Population - 1990516,25985,571251,960,433
 Pop. 1990 to Now32.58%7.33%27.57%
 Pop. 2000 to Now21.49%-0.52%12.76%
 Pop. Density8,1644,71291
 Land Area84193,531,905
 Water Area5923264,837
 Median Age3636.437.4
 Female Population50.03%49.92%50.81%
 Male Population49.97%50.08%49.19%
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 EST. TOTAL POPULATION BY AGE
 Seattle, WASanta Barbara, CAUnited States
 Age 0 to 45.27%6.21%6.36%
 Age 5 to 94.46%5.02%6.51%
 Age 10 to 143.72%4.69%6.59%
 Age 15 to 172.04%3.14%4.03%
 Age 18 to 204.23%5.20%4.35%
 Age 21 to 247.08%7.67%5.61%
 Age 25 to 3421.49%16.37%13.47%
 Age 35 to 4416.04%12.41%12.97%
 Age 45 to 5412.70%12.09%14.09%
 Age 55 to 596.06%6.39%6.57%
 Age 60 to 645.58%5.54%5.72%
 Age 65 to 746.31%7.58%7.64%
 Age 75 to 843.14%4.29%4.26%
 Age 85 and over1.90%3.40%1.85%
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 RACE
 Seattle, WASanta Barbara, CAUnited States
 White66.21%52.85%62.77%
 Black7.19%1.14%12.24%
 Asian14.16%3.21%4.95%
 Native American0.55%0.16%0.66%
 Hawaiian, Pacific Islander0.46%0.09%0.16%
 Other0.16%0.17%0.20%
 Two or More Races4.92%1.98%2.13%
 Hispanic6.36%40.41%16.90%
 Non-Hispanic93.64%59.59%83.10%
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 FAMILY
 Seattle, WASanta Barbara, CAUnited States
 Households290,82234,522116,211,000
 Family Households129,76919,04276,958,100
 Non Family Households161,05315,48039,253,000
 Household Size2.112.562.63
 Married Population41.58%44.92%50.58%
 Single Population58.42%55.08%49.42%
 Now Married40.21%42.43%48.41%
 Married but Separated1.37%2.50%2.17%
 Never Married43.79%38.86%32.55%
 Widowed4.04%5.45%5.95%
 Divorced10.59%10.77%10.92%
 Married, w/children32.59%30.76%31.68%
 Married, no children46.02%42.70%41.44%
 Single, w/children12.00%17.34%16.94%
 Single, no children9.39%9.20%9.95%

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 COMMENTS
Comments about Seattle

re: moving from Austin TX to Seattle WA - 9/11/201: Hi I am Canadian ( visited Seattle few times back in 2007/2008) and lived in Seattle's twin city across the border, Vancouver. From what you said about Seattle... (read more)

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Comments about Santa Barbara

Santa Barbara and environs: A little bit of paradise lies nestled between the blue Pacific and the gorgeous Santa Ynez Mountain Range. Known as the American Riviera, the greater Santa Barbara area... (read more)

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