Seattle, WA
Quality of Life, Demographics, And Statistics

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2022-04-08
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Seattle, Washington Info Snack

Population
741,251
Unemployment
4.1%
Poverty
10.2%
Median Home
$713,600
Median Income
$97,185
Median Rent
$1,702

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

42,425
Total Crimes
5,498.9
Total Crimes / 100k People
134.39%
Above National Average
Statistic Count
Raw
Seattle
/ 100k People
Washington
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 42,425 5,498.9 3,026.1 2,346.0
Violent Crime 4,832 626.3 293.7 387.8
Murder 52 6.7 3.9 6.5
Robbery 1,471 190.7 67.4 73.9
Aggravated Assault 3,008 389.9 187.6 279.7
Property Crime 37,593 4,872.6 2,732.4 1,958.2
Burglary 10,427 1,351.5 522.1 314.2
Larceny 22,255 2,884.6 1,854.2 1,398.0
Car Theft 4,911 636.5 356.1 246.0

Seattle, WA Cost Of Living

157
Seattle's Overall Cost Of Living
1.6x
Higher Than The National Average
Living Expense Seattle Washington National Average
Overall 157 119 100
Services 127 112 100
Groceries 130 110 100
Health 126 122 100
Housing 224 136 100
Transportation 141 123 100
Utilities 108 91 100

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Population over time in Seattle

Year Population % Change
2020 741,251 4.6%
2019 708,823 3.0%
2018 688,245 2.9%
2017 668,849 2.4%
2016 653,017 2.4%
2015 637,850 2.1%
2014 624,681 1.9%
2013 612,916 1.6%
2012 603,174 1.3%
2011 595,240 -

Race / Ethnicity in Seattle

White
62.6% (463,833)
African American
6.9% (51,241)
American Indian
0.4% (3,063)
Asian
16.2% (119,990)
Hawaiian
0.3% (1,886)
Other
0.4% (2,909)
Two Or More
6.1% (45,562)
Hispanic
7.1% (52,767)
Race Seattle WA USA
White 62.6% 67.5% 60.1%
African American 6.9% 3.7% 12.2%
American Indian 0.4% 1.0% 0.6%
Asian 16.2% 8.7% 5.6%
Hawaiian 0.3% 0.7% 0.2%
Other 0.4% 0.3% 0.3%
Two Or More 6.1% 5.2% 2.8%
Hispanic 7.1% 12.9% 18.2%

Gender in Seattle

Female
49.4% (366,487)
Male
50.6% (374,763)
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
4.0% (29,650)
9-12th Grade
2.0% (14,825)
High School / GED
9.0% (66,712)
Some College
14.0% (103,775)
Associate's Degree
6.0% (44,475)
Bachelor's Degree
37.0% (274,262)
Master's Degree
19.0% (140,837)
Professional Degree
5.0% (37,062)
Doctorate Degree
4.0% (29,650)
Education Seattle WA USA
< 9th Grade 4.0% 3.0% 5.0%
9-12th Grade 2.0% 5.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 9.0% 22.0% 27.0%
Some College 14.0% 23.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 6.0% 10.0% 9.0%
Bachelor's Degree 37.0% 23.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 19.0% 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
5.1% (3,752,832)
$10,000 to $14,999
3.3% (2,446,395)
$15,000 to $24,999
4.8% (3,567,427)
$25,000 to $34,999
5.0% (3,734,119)
$35,000 to $49,999
8.3% (6,133,411)
$50,000 to $74,999
13.5% (10,026,694)
$75,000 to $99,999
11.0% (8,159,312)
$100,000 to $149,999
18.5% (13,677,575)
$150,000 to $199,999
10.9% (8,065,749)
$200,000 or more
19.6% (14,561,581)
Income Seattle WA USA
Less than $10,000 5.1% 4.4% 5.8%
$10,000 to $14,999 3.3% 3.1% 4.1%
$15,000 to $24,999 4.8% 6.5% 8.5%
$25,000 to $34,999 5.0% 6.9% 8.6%
$35,000 to $49,999 8.3% 10.8% 12.0%
$50,000 to $74,999 13.5% 17.1% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 11.0% 13.6% 12.8%
$100,000 to $149,999 18.5% 18.2% 15.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 10.9% 8.9% 7.1%
$200,000 or more 19.6% 10.5% 8.3%

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