King County, Washington 

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Population

2,118,119

+12.7% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

3.4%

Median Income

$73,035

Median Home Price

$623,800

Best Places to Live in King County, Washington

Regional center - East shore of Puget Sound in west-central Washington. August, July and September are the most pleasant months in King County, while December and January are the least comfortable months.

Pros
-Attractive setting
-Arts and culture
-Nearby recreation
Cons
-Sprawl and traffic
-Clouds and rain
-Cost of living

Local Listings in King
 $839,999 
1822 25th Ave E
Bed 4 | Bath 2 | 1640 SqFt
 $315,000 
33612 SE 309th St
Bed 2 | Bath 2 | 1159 SqFt
 $525,000 
1044 S Rose St
Bed 4 | Bath 2 | 1600 SqFt

What Bert Has To Say About Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue Metro Area

Seattle is a lively and cosmopolitan city beautifully set in a dramatic backdrop of water, forests and mountains. The main downtown area sits on a narrow, hilly strip of land between Puget Sound to the west and Lake Washington to the east. Modern skyscrapers rise on high hills in the city center, with residential units lining the lower areas along the water and north of downtown.


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QUICK FACTS

Real Estate: For Sale
Country:
United States
State: Washington
County: King County
Metro Area: Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue
Political Ideology: Moderately liberal
City: Seattle, Bellevue, 62 total
Zip Codes: 98052, 98115, 98103, 98023, 98133, 98003, 98105, 98042, 98118, 98092, 85 total
Time zone: Pacific Standard Time (PST)
Elevation: 125 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in King County is 3.4% (U.S. avg. is 3.9%). Recent job growth is Positive. King County jobs have increased by 2.6%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, King County's cost of living is 59.8% higher than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare King County's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
August, July and September are the most pleasant months in King County, while December and January are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather | Climate Averages

VOTING
King county voted Democratic in the previous five Presidential elections. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
King County's population is 2,118,119 people. Since 2010, it has had a population growth of 12.7%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 29.1 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in King County is $623,800. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 6.1%. Check out the homes in the area

SCHOOLS
King County public schools spend $12,587 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 20 students per teacher in King County. More Education


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Housing Market in King

It's a good time to buy in King. Home Appreciation is up 6.1% in the last 12 months. Browse King Real Estate

The median home price in King is $623,800. Browse Homes in this Range.


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ZIP CODES IN KING COUNTY, WASHINGTON
98052, 98115, 98103, 98023, 98133, 98003, 98105, 98042, 98118, 98092, 85 total

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NEW LISTINGS IN KING
$839,999
1822 25th Ave E
Bed 4 | Bath 2

$315,000
33612 SE 309th St
Bed 2 | Bath 2

$525,000
1044 S Rose St
Bed 4 | Bath 2

$600,000
1925 Shattuck Ave S
Bed 1 | Bath 1

$1,200,000
6610 Flora Ave S
Bed 3 | Bath 3

$17,900,000
2403 Evergreen Point Rd
Bed 4 | Bath 5

$495,000
11011 SE 192nd St
Bed 5 | Bath 3

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