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, Washington 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

2 Reviews & Comments About Seattle

Overall User Rating
4.5
/5

07/15/2018

Seattle is definitely an expensive city and one that you need a good job to live in adequately. The school system was good according to my friends who were parents. The biggest problem is the lack of affordable housing. The city does have a vibrant liberal culture that makes it stand apart from the Trumpian hellscape to the East in flyover country.

My favorite place in Seattle is Club Sapphire. This is a sex-positive club with membership dues for individuals and couples to "play" in a private setting. Sapphire's membership dues kept out some of the scammers and other disreputable types that sometimes infiltrate the scene. This sex club really does stand out compared to other major metropolitan sex clubs such as NYC's. Sapphire managed to imbibe the city's liberal atmosphere and apply it to sexuality making it a distinctive Seattle experience that was far more memorable than the Space Needle.


07/15/2018

The schools are great, crime is low! There is lots of hiking and nature to explore, in the summer the coast and lakes are beautiful.

The space needle is my favorite in the city, there is a good music scene in seattle. It's easy to get around by bus, the nearby cities are also very beautiful.

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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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