Everything You Need to Know About the City of Seattle Washington

In 2018, Seattle, Washington had a population of 745k people with a median age of 35.2 and a median household income of $93,481 dollars. Between 2017 and 2018 the population of Seattle, WA grew from 724,764 to 744,949, a 2.79 percent increase and its median household income grew from $86,822 dollars to $93,481 dollars, a 7.67 percent increase.

The population of Seattle, WA is 63 percent White Alone, 15.5 percent Asian Alone, and 7.25 percent Hispanic or Latino. 22.1 percent of the people in Seattle, WA speak a non-English language, and 89.7 percent are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Seattle, WA are the University of Washington-Seattle Campus (13,837 degrees awarded in 2017), Seattle University (2,616 degrees), and Seattle Pacific University (1,524 degrees).

The median property value in Seattle, WA is $758,200 dollars, and the homeownership rate is 44.7 percent. Most people in Seattle, WA commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 26.2 minutes. The average car ownership in Seattle, WA is 1 car per household.


Education in Seattle

In 2017, universities in Seattle, WA awarded 24,036 degrees. The student population of Seattle, WA is skewed towards women, with 38,024 males and 45,238 females.

Most students graduating from Universities in Seattle, WA are White (11,397 and 55.5 percent), followed by Asian (3,654 and 17.8 percent), Hispanic or Latino (1,619 and 7.88 percent), and Unknown (1,491 and 7.26 percent).

The largest universities in Seattle, WA by the number of degrees awarded are the University of Washington-Seattle Campus (13,837 and 57.6 percent), Seattle University (2,616 and 10.9 percent), and Seattle Pacific University (1,524 and 6.34 percent).

The most popular majors in Seattle, WA are General Business Administration & Management (1,136 and 4.73 percent), Liberal Arts & Sciences (1,126 and 4.68 percent), and General Psychology (684 and 2.85 percent).

The median tuition costs in Seattle, WA are $39,264 dollars for private four-year colleges, and $3,822 dollars and $3,822 dollars respectively, for public four-year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.


Economy in Seattle

The economy of Seattle, WA employs 452k people, and Seattle has an unemployment rate of 3.1 percent. Seattle has seen the job market increase by 2.6 percent over the last year. Future job growth over the next ten years is predicted to be 43.8 percent, which is higher than the US average of 33.5 percent. The biggest industries in Seattle, WA are Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (88,298 people), Retail Trade (55,338 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (55,880 people), and the highest paying industries are Information ($100,701 dollars), Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($96,113 dollars), and Utilities ($93,668 dollars).

Households in Seattle, WA have a median annual income of $93,481 dollars, which is more than the median annual income of $61,937 dollars across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $86,822 dollars in 2017, which represents a 7.67 percent annual growth.


Tax Rates for Seattle

– The Sales Tax Rate for Seattle is 10.1 percent.

– The Income Tax Rate for Seattle is 0.0 percent.

– Tax Rates can have a big impact when Comparing the Cost of Living.


Income and Salaries for Seattle

– The average earnings of a Seattle resident are $44,167 dollars a year.

– The Median household earnings of a Seattle resident is $67,365 dollars a year.