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    318 Reviews
    Good to visit but not to live - 4/8/2022
    I've lived here for 15 years. Seattle downtown, including Cap Hill is not nice place to live, dangerous crazy people running wild, noisy, and expensive. Seattle is... Read More

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    Wonderful city, if you like being depressed - 3/21/2022
    Lived here 24 years, was in Southern Oregon before that. I've missed small town Oregon starting the exact day we moved to Seattle. There is a difficult to measure miasma... Read More

    Don’t do it, this state is a complete MISTAKE - 1/4/2022
    I have lived here my whole life, born and raised. To be honest with you.. I HATE IT! This is a transition state, we don’t have many natives here. Everyone is from every... Read More


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