Seattle, WA : What you need to know

Nicknamed “The Emerald City,” the seaport community of Seattle is home to the University of Washington along with pro sports teams like the NFL Seahawks and Major League Baseball’s Mariners. Key contributors to the economy include advanced manufacturing and clean technology companies, and the city is a regional center for performing arts and music. Outdoor recreation activities include cycling, hiking, skiing, kayaking and sailing.


Seattle, WA City Profile

Quick Facts

Population 653017
Latest Population Increase 91.60
Median age 35.8
Median Household Income $70594
Median Home Price $452800
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In U.S. cities including Seattle, authorities are using speed cameras to collect funds for safety-related improvement projects by ticketing motorists around school zones.

Seattle, WA Demographics

Population By Gender

  Population Men 50.2%
  Population Women 49.8%

 
TOTAL MILITARY : 0.2
In Seattle

 
1290% CIVILIAN VETERANS
In Seattle

Median Population

Median age 35.8
Age 18 Over 84.6
Age 21 Over 80.6
Age 62 Over 14.9
Age 65 Over 11.6

Race

  Ethnicity White 69.5%
  Ethnicity Black 7.2%
  Ethnicity Asian 14.2%
  Ethnicity Hawaiian 0.4%
  Ethnicity Hispanic 6.5%
  Ethnicity Indian 0.7%
  Ethnicity Other 1.9%

Economics

  Median Household Income 70594
  Median Home Price 452800
  Homes Owned 53.9
  Homes Rent 46.1
  Median Property Rent 1185

Language

  English Only 77.8
  English Other 22.2
  English Poor 1600000

 
COMMUTE TIME : 26.5 MINUTES
in Seattle

 
CLOSEST AIRPORT
within 60 miles of Seattle

Commute Types

  Walked 9.6
  Worked at Home 6.7
  Public Transportation 20.1
  Other Means 5.2
  Drove Alone 50.1
  Carpooled 8.2

71/100
WALK SCORE
for Seattle