Seattle, Washington 

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Economy in Seattle, Washington

Seattle has an unemployment rate of 3.1%. The US average is 3.9%.

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
  2.9%3.7%
  2.6%1.6%
  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    298 Reviews
    Make sure to visit Seattle! - 1/6/2020
    I lived in Seattle for 12 years, and it was always... Read More

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    Judging a city only on politics is getting stale - 12/21/2019
    First off, its a bit disappointing (although not surprising) that the majority of this conversation is focusing on the usual partisan/ideological tribalism based horse... Read More

    Seattle Changed - 11/10/2019
    I was born in Seattle and lived there over 60 years. Back in the 50's and 60's Seattle believe it or not was very much like Mayberry. Even into the 70's there wasn't... Read More


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