Living in Seattle, WA

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2020-12-30

Seattle, Washington Info Snack

Population
724,305
Unemployment
4.1%
Poverty
11.0%
Median Home
$663,100
Median Income
$92,263
Median Rent
$1,614

Seattle SnackAbility

8.5
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8.5/10
Housing
9.5
Affordability
5
Diversity
9
Safety
3
Amenities
10
Education
9
Commute
6

Seattle, WA Crime Report

38,804
Total Crimes
5,081.0
Total Crimes / 100k People
105.15%
Above National Average
Statistic Count
Raw
Seattle
/ 100k People
Washington
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 38,804 5,081.0 2,975.8 2,476.7
Violent Crime 4,471 585.4 293.9 366.7
Murder 28 3.7 2.6 5.0
Robbery 1,339 175.3 67.6 81.6
Aggravated Assault 2,746 359.6 179.9 250.2
Property Crime 34,333 4,495.6 2,681.9 2,109.9
Burglary 7,210 944.1 453.6 340.5
Larceny 23,478 3,074.2 1,907.9 1,549.5
Car Theft 3,645 477.3 320.5 219.9

Seattle, WA Cost Of Living

158
Seattle's Overall Cost Of Living
1.6x
Higher Than The National Average
Living Expense Seattle Washington National Average
Overall 158 116 100
Services 136 108 100
Groceries 129 108 100
Health 128 119 100
Housing 224 135 100
Transportation 135 116 100
Utilities 107 89 100

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4

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5

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6

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7

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8

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9

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10

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Population over time in Seattle

Year Population % Change
2019 724,305 2.2%
2018 708,823 3.0%
2017 688,245 2.9%
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 -

Race / Ethnicity in Seattle

White
63.8% (462,426)
African American
7.2% (51,937)
American Indian
0.4% (3,158)
Asian
15.3% (110,989)
Hawaiian
0.3% (1,862)
Other
0.3% (1,960)
Two Or More
6.0% (43,744)
Hispanic
6.7% (48,229)
Race Seattle WA USA
White 63.8% 68.5% 60.7%
African American 7.2% 3.7% 12.3%
American Indian 0.4% 1.1% 0.7%
Asian 15.3% 8.5% 5.5%
Hawaiian 0.3% 0.6% 0.2%
Other 0.3% 0.2% 0.2%
Two Or More 6.0% 4.8% 2.4%
Hispanic 6.7% 12.7% 18.0%

Gender in Seattle

Female
49.4% (357,863)
Male
50.6% (366,442)
Gender Seattle WA USA
Female 49.4% 50.0% 50.8%
Male 50.6% 50.0% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Seattle for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
3.0% (21,729)
9-12th Grade
2.0% (14,486)
High School / GED
10.0% (72,430)
Some College
15.0% (108,645)
Associate's Degree
6.0% (43,458)
Bachelor's Degree
37.0% (267,992)
Master's Degree
18.0% (130,374)
Professional Degree
5.0% (36,215)
Doctorate Degree
4.0% (28,972)
Education Seattle WA USA
< 9th Grade 3.0% 4.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 2.0% 5.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 10.0% 22.0% 27.0%
Some College 15.0% 23.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 6.0% 10.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 37.0% 22.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 18.0% 10.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 5.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 4.0% 2.0% 1.0%

Household Income For Seattle, Washington

Less than $10,000
5.5% (3,985,646)
$10,000 to $14,999
3.3% (2,365,195)
$15,000 to $24,999
5.3% (3,823,251)
$25,000 to $34,999
5.6% (4,041,087)
$35,000 to $49,999
8.7% (6,314,608)
$50,000 to $74,999
13.5% (9,789,061)
$75,000 to $99,999
11.4% (8,263,558)
$100,000 to $149,999
18.3% (13,223,352)
$150,000 to $199,999
10.5% (7,639,082)
$200,000 or more
17.9% (12,985,654)
Income Seattle WA USA
Less than $10,000 5.5% 4.8% 6.0%
$10,000 to $14,999 3.3% 3.2% 4.3%
$15,000 to $24,999 5.3% 6.9% 8.9%
$25,000 to $34,999 5.6% 7.3% 8.9%
$35,000 to $49,999 8.7% 11.3% 12.3%
$50,000 to $74,999 13.5% 17.2% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 11.4% 13.7% 12.7%
$100,000 to $149,999 18.3% 17.7% 15.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 10.5% 8.4% 6.8%
$200,000 or more 17.9% 9.5% 7.7%

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