Seattle SnackAbility

8.5
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8.5/10
Housing
9
Affordability
5
Diversity
9
Safety
3
Amenities
10
Education
9
Commute
6

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Seattle Info Snack

Seattle (/siętl/ ( listen)) is a seaport city on the west coast of the United States. It is the seat of King County, Washington. With an estimated 704,352 residents as of 2016[update], Seattle is the largest city in both the state of Washington and the Pacific Northwest region of North America. In July 2013, it was the fastest-growing major city in the United States and remained in the Top 5 in May 2015 with an annual growth rate of 2.1%. In July 2016, Seattle was again the fastest-growing major U.S. city, with a 3.1% annual growth rate. The city is situated on an isthmus between Puget Sound (an inlet of the Pacific Ocean) and Lake Washington, about 100 miles (160 km) south of the Canada?United States border. A major gateway for trade with Asia, Seattle is the fourth-largest port in North America in terms of container handling as of 2015[update].
Population
668,849
Unemployment
5.1%
Poverty
13.0%
Median Home
$484,600
Median Income
$74,458
Median Rent
$1,266

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Rankings for Seattle in Washington

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3

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4

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5

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Map Of Seattle, WA

Population over time in Seattle

Year Population % Change
2016 668,849 2.4%
2015 653,017 2.4%
2014 637,850 2.1%
2013 624,681 1.9%
2012 612,916 1.6%
2011 603,174 1.3%
2010 595,240 -

Crime in Seattle Per 100k

Crime Seattle WA USA
Violent Crime 613.2 302.2 386.3
Murder 2.7 2.7 5.3
Robbery 220.9 77.5 102.8
Aggravated Assault 353.3 179.7 248.5
Property Crime 5488.0 3494.1 2450.7
Burglary 1094.7 674.8 468.9
Larceny 3803.9 2376.3 1745.0
Car Theft 589.5 443.0 236.9

Race / Ethnicity in Seattle

White
65.7% (439,485)
African American
7.0% (46,533)
American Indian
0.5% (3,414)
Asian
14.1% (93,979)
Hawaiian
0.4% (2,600)
Other
0.2% (1,534)
Two Or More
5.6% (37,436)
Hispanic
6.6% (43,868)
Race Seattle WA USA
White 65.7% 70.4% 60.6%
African American 7.0% 3.5% 10.4%
American Indian 0.5% 1.1% 0.7%
Asian 14.1% 7.7% 4.3%
Hawaiian 0.4% 0.6% 0.1%
Other 0.2% 0.1% 3.9%
Two Or More 5.6% 4.4% 2.5%
Hispanic 6.6% 12.1% 17.3%

Household Income For Seattle, Washington

Less than $10,000
7.0% (46,819)
$10,000 to $14,999
3.5% (23,409)
$15,000 to $24,999
6.7% (44,812)
$25,000 to $34,999
7.1% (47,488)
$35,000 to $49,999
10.5% (70,229)
$50,000 to $74,999
15.5% (103,671)
$75,000 to $99,999
11.9% (79,593)
$100,000 to $149,999
16.9% (113,035)
$150,000 to $199,999
9.1% (60,865)
$200,000 or more
11.8% (78,924)
Income Seattle WA USA
Less than $10,000 7.0% 5.9% 7.0%
$10,000 to $14,999 3.5% 4.0% 5.1%
$15,000 to $24,999 6.7% 8.4% 10.2%
$25,000 to $34,999 7.1% 8.7% 9.9%
$35,000 to $49,999 10.5% 12.7% 13.2%
$50,000 to $74,999 15.5% 18.4% 17.8%
$75,000 to $99,999 11.9% 13.4% 12.2%
$100,000 to $149,999 16.9% 15.6% 13.5%
$150,000 to $199,999 9.1% 6.5% 5.4%
$200,000 or more 11.8% 6.3% 5.7%

Gender in Seattle

Female
49.9% (333,574)
Male
50.1% (335,274)
Gender Seattle WA USA
Female 49.9% 50.1% 50.8%
Male 50.1% 49.9% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Seattle for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
3.1% (20,474)
9-12th Grade
3.0% (20,322)
High School / GED
10.5% (70,429)
Some College
16.2% (108,150)
Associate's Degree
6.8% (45,377)
Bachelor's Degree
35.5% (237,736)
Master's Degree
16.2% (108,341)
Professional Degree
5.0% (33,340)
Doctorate Degree
3.7% (24,676)
Education Seattle WA USA
< 9th Grade 3.1% 3.9% 5.6%
9-12th Grade 3.0% 5.5% 7.4%
High School / GED 10.5% 22.9% 27.5%
Some College 16.2% 24.3% 21.0%
Associate's Degree 6.8% 9.8% 8.2%
Bachelor's Degree 35.5% 21.3% 18.8%
Master's Degree 16.2% 8.7% 8.2%
Professional Degree 5.0% 2.1% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 3.7% 1.5% 1.3%

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