Seattle, Washington 

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Economy in Seattle, Washington

Seattle has an unemployment rate of 4.8%. The US average is 6.0%.

Seattle has seen the job market increase by 2.6% over the last year. Future job growth over the next ten years is predicted to be 43.8%, which is higher than the US average of 33.5%.

Tax Rates for Seattle
- The Sales Tax Rate for Seattle is 10.1%. The US average is 7.3%.
- The Income Tax Rate for Seattle is 0.0%. The US average is 4.6%.
- Tax Rates can have a big impact when Comparing Cost of Living.

Income and Salaries for Seattle
- The average income of a Seattle resident is $44,167 a year. The US average is $28,555 a year.
- The Median household income of a Seattle resident is $67,365 a year. The US average is $53,482 a year.

INCOME BY POPULATION PERCENT

  ECONOMYSeattle, WashingtonUnited States
  4.8%6.0%
  -5.2%-6.2%
  43.8%33.5%
  10.1%6.2%
  0.0%4.6%
  $51,872$31,177
  $79,565$57,652
  $115,414$70,850
  POPULATION BY OCCUPATION
  0.4%1.3%
  0.0%0.6%
  3.0%6.2%
  6.8%10.4%
  1.9%2.7%
  11.6%11.6%
  2.7%4.1%
  0.4%0.9%
  3.9%2.1%
  3.5%4.7%
  2.4%1.9%
  16.7%6.7%
  0.1%0.1%
  3.4%4.3%
  10.4%9.3%
  13.0%13.8%
  3.0%2.2%
  8.5%7.4%
  5.0%4.9%
  3.3%4.8%
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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


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