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Population in 2012: 634,535 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: +12.6%
 

Males: 314,704  (49.6%)
Females: 319,831  (50.4%)

Median resident age:  36.1 years
Washington median age:  37.3 years

Zip codes: 98101, 98102, 98103, 98104, 98105, 98106, 98107, 98109, 98112, 98115, 98116, 98117, 98118, 98119, 98121, 98122, 98125, 98126, 98133, 98134, 98136, 98144, 98154, 98164, 98174, 98177, 98195, 98199.

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Estimated median household income in 2012: $64,473 (it was $45,736 in 2000)
Seattle:

$64,473
WA:

$57,573
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $42,280

Seattle city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $415,800 (it was $252,100 in 2000)
Seattle:

$415,800
WA:

$243,000
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $523,227; Detached houses: $559,640; Townhouses or other attached units: $413,055; In 2-unit structures: $615,356; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $592,523; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $363,553; Mobile homes: $165,371; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $251,724

Median gross rent in 2012: $1,072.

Recent home sales, real estate maps, and home value estimator for zip codes: 98101, 98102, 98103, 98104, 98105, 98106, 98107, 98108, 98109, 98112, 98115, 98116, 98117, 98118, 98119, 98121, 98122, 98125, 98126, 98134, 98136, 98144, 98164, 98199.

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  • White alone - 413,696 (65.2%)
  • Asian alone - 92,364 (14.6%)
  • Hispanic - 46,413 (7.3%)
  • Black alone - 45,000 (7.1%)
  • Two or more races - 31,076 (4.9%)
  • American Indian alone - 4,145 (0.7%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 1,327 (0.2%)
  • Other race alone - 520 (0.08%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Seattle: 116.6 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (12.8%), Irish (9.1%), English (8.5%), Norwegian (4.1%), Swedish (2.8%), Italian (2.7%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Incorporated in 1865

Elevation: 350 feet

Land area: 83.9 square miles.

Population density: 7,565 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Seattle:

  • High school or higher: 93.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 57.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 23.2%
  • Unemployed: 5.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Seattle city:

  • Never married: 44.3%
  • Now married: 39.6%
  • Separated: 1.1%
  • Widowed: 4.1%
  • Divorced: 10.8%

108,148 residents are foreign born (8.6% Asia, 2.6% Latin America, 2.5% Europe, 2.1% Africa).

This city:  17.5%
Washington:  13.3%



According to our research of Washington and other state lists there were 213 registered sex offenders living in Seattle, Washington as of November 26, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Seattle to the number of sex offenders is 2,979 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is smaller than the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $3,777 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $4,077 (1.0%)

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Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (958.8 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: Medina, WA (2.2 miles ), Hunts Point, WA (2.2 miles ), Clyde Hill, WA (2.3 miles ), Yarrow Point, WA (2.4 miles ), Mercer Island, WA (2.5 miles ), Beaux Arts Village, WA (2.6 miles ), Kirkland, WA (2.8 miles ), East Seattle, WA (2.8 miles) .

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 469 buildings, average cost: $146,300
  • 1998: 530 buildings, average cost: $135,200
  • 1999: 480 buildings, average cost: $136,900
  • 2000: 449 buildings, average cost: $143,800
  • 2001: 484 buildings, average cost: $152,800
  • 2002: 886 buildings, average cost: $159,100
  • 2003: 914 buildings, average cost: $173,100
  • 2004: 754 buildings, average cost: $172,100
  • 2005: 533 buildings, average cost: $177,100
  • 2006: 482 buildings, average cost: $187,800
  • 2007: 775 buildings, average cost: $197,800
  • 2008: 595 buildings, average cost: $206,700
  • 2009: 216 buildings, average cost: $220,700
  • 2010: 241 buildings, average cost: $221,000
  • 2011: 316 buildings, average cost: $227,200
  • 2012: 498 buildings, average cost: $242,200

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Latitude: 47.63 N, Longitude: 122.33 W

Seattle nicknames or aliases (official or unofficial): City of Flowers, Coffee Capital of the World, Emerald City: official since 1982, Queen City

Daytime population change due to commuting: +154,275 (+24.3%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 272,287 (74.4%)

Area code: 206

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Crime rates in Seattle by Year
Type 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 36252634242530242922192023
per 100,000 6.54.44.55.94.24.35.14.14.83.73.13.23.7
Rapes 1811641521741451381299012610296100119
per 100,000 32.928.726.230.225.223.822.115.421.116.915.516.219.0
Robberies 1,6531,5941,5761,5091,5881,6071,6671,5221,6121,7921,4291,4181,421
per 100,000 300.5278.5271.7261.8275.8277.4285.6260.1269.5297.4230.4229.4226.7
Assaults 2,4632,3672,3382,2292,0412,3392,3262,0311,6801,9451,9712,1262,183
per 100,000 447.8413.6403.0386.8354.5403.8398.4347.1280.9322.8317.8343.9348.2
Burglaries 6,1576,6847,2908,5367,7346,7617,5055,9866,5036,7096,4496,8076,523
per 100,000 1119.41167.81256.71481.21343.11167.31285.61023.01087.31113.51039.81101.11040.6
Thefts 26,42426,50226,74228,71825,81027,14723,88022,19222,64225,09523,28421,58521,852
per 100,000 4804.34630.44610.04983.24482.34686.94090.63792.73785.84164.93754.33491.53485.9
Auto thefts 8,3868,7558,3089,0529,2539,5638,1475,7823,6753,2863,4533,4003,556
per 100,000 1524.71529.71432.21570.71606.91651.01395.6988.2614.5545.4556.8550.0567.3
Arson 172216211205243217235183791561268477
per 100,000 31.337.736.435.642.237.540.331.313.225.920.313.612.3
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 301.1) 585.3561.9554.0593.8558.8567.4534.5450.1421.3442.8400.6399.7399.8

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Crime rate in Seattle detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 1,801 (1,289 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.06
Washington average:

1.47

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

4.7%
Washington:

6.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +47,613 (+9.2%).

Most common industries in 2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (21%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Health care (7%)
  • Construction (4%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (4%)
  • Health care (17%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (14%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Social assistance (4%)
  • Public administration (4%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (3%)
Most common occupations in 2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Software developers and programmers (8%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers, ranchers, and other agricultural managers (7%)
  • Other business operations specialists (3%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (3%)
  • Engineers (3%)
  • Postsecondary teachers (3%)
  • Art and design workers (2%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers, ranchers, and other agricultural managers (8%)
  • Other business operations specialists (4%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4%)
  • Registered nurses (4%)
  • Postsecondary teachers (3%)
  • Other personal care and service workers except personal appearance, baggage porters, concierges, and child care workers (3%)
  • Media and communication equipment workers (3%)

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Earthquake activity:

Seattle-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Washington state average. It is 265% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/13/1949 at 19:55:42, a magnitude 7.0 (7.0 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 27.2 miles away from the city center, causing $80,000,000 total damage
On 2/28/2001 at 18:54:32, a magnitude 6.8 (6.5 MB, 6.6 MS, 6.8 MW, Depth: 32.2 mi, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 38.9 miles away from Seattle center, causing $2,000,000,000 total damage and $305,000,000 insured losses
On 4/29/1965 at 15:28:43, a magnitude 6.6 (6.6 UK) earthquake occurred 21.4 miles away from the city center, causing $28,000,000 total damage
On 7/3/1999 at 01:43:54, a magnitude 5.8 (5.4 MB, 5.5 MS, 5.8 MW, 5.3 ME, Depth: 25.2 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 57.6 miles away from the city center
On 5/3/1996 at 04:04:22, a magnitude 5.5 (5.2 MB, 5.3 MD, 5.5 ML, Depth: 2.5 mi) earthquake occurred 30.9 miles away from Seattle center
On 2/14/1981 at 06:09:27, a magnitude 5.5 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.5 ML) earthquake occurred 82.0 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), energy magnitude (ME), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in King County (26) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 25
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 16, Storms: 15, Mudslides: 8, Landslides: 6, Winter Storms: 5, Heavy Rains: 2, Winds: 2, Earthquakes: 2, Floods: 2, Snow: 1, Hurricane: 1, Volcanic Eruption: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Birthplace of: Duff McKagan - Rock musician, Bill Gates - (born 1955), computer software maker and billionaire, William P. Yarborough - General, Thomas F. Hamilton - Founder of the Hamilton Standard Company, Greg Valentine - Professional wrestler, Don Coryell - Football player and coach, Samuel L. Stanley - Physician, Adam West - Actor, Jerry Lewis (California politician) - Politician, Roger Revelle - Political scientist.

Medal of Honor Recipients born in Seattle: James Elms Swett, Robert Edward Galer.

Main business address for: CUTTER & BUCK INC (MEN'S & BOYS' FURNISHINGS, WORK CLOTHING, AND ALLIED GARMENTS), BRIAZZ INC (RETAIL-EATING PLACES), TULLYS COFFEE CORP (RETAIL-EATING PLACES), BLUE NILE INC (RETAIL-JEWELRY STORES), LOUDEYE CORP (SERVICES-COMPUTER PROGRAMMING SERVICES), SHURGARD STORAGE CENTERS INC (REAL ESTATE INVESTMENT TRUSTS), REALNETWORKS INC (SERVICES-COMPUTER PROGRAMMING SERVICES), ONVIA INC (SERVICES-BUSINESS SERVICES, NEC) and 46 other public companies.


Hospitals/medical centers in Seattle:

  • NKC BROADWAY KIDNEY CENTER (Dialysis Facility, 700 BROADWAY)
  • NKC SCRIBNER KIDNEY CENTER (Dialysis Facility, 2150 N 107TH, SUITE 160)
  • NKC SEATTLE KIDNEY CENTER (Dialysis Facility, 548 15TH AVE)
  • NKC WEST SEATTLE KIDNEY CENTER (Dialysis Facility, 4045 DELRIDGE WAY SW, SUITE 100)
  • OLYMPIC VIEW DIALYSIS CENTER (Dialysis Facility, 125 16TH AVE E, CSB-5)
  • SEATTLE CHILDRENS HOSPITAL DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, 4800 SAND POINT WAY NE T-2134)
  • WESTWOOD DIALYSIS CENTER (Dialysis Facility, 2615 SW TRENTON ST)
  • BALLARD COMMUNITY HOSPITAL HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, 5355 TALLMAN NW)
  • GROUP HEALTH HOME HEALTH AND HOSPICE (Home Health Center, GROUP HEALTH COOPERATIVE)
  • HEARTLAND HOME HEALTH CARE (Home Health Center, 115 NE 100TH STREET)
  • HIGHLINE HOME CARE SERVICES (Home Health Center, 2801 SOUTH 128TH)
  • SEA MAR COMMUNITY HEALTH CENTER (Home Health Center, 1040 S HENDERSON ST)
  • COMMUNITY HOSPICE-SEATTLE (Hospital, 190 QUEEN ANNE AVENUE NORTH)
  • GROUP HEALTH CENTRAL HOSPITAL (Acute Care Hospitals,Voluntary non-profit - Other, provides emergency services, 201 - 16TH AVENUE EAST)
  • GROUP HEALTH COOPERATIVE HOSPI (Hospital, 1600 E JOHN STREET MS CEB-1)
  • HARBORVIEW MEDICAL CENTER (Acute Care Hospitals,Government - Local, provides emergency services, 325 9TH AVENUE)
  • HOSPICE OF SEATTLE (Hospital, 425 PONTIUS N AVE, #300)
  • LINCOLN PARK GROUP HOME (Hospital, 6935 FAUNTLEROY WAY SOUTHWEST)
  • MEDICAL DENTAL HOSPITAL (Hospital, 509 OLIVE WAY)
  • NORTHGATE GENERAL HOSPITAL (Hospital, 120 NORTHGATE PLAZA)
  • NORTHWEST HOSPITAL (Acute Care Hospitals,Voluntary non-profit - Other, 1550 NORTH 115TH STREET)
  • PACIFIC MEDICAL CENTER (Hospital, 1200 TWELFTH AVE S)
  • RIVERTON GENERAL HOSPITAL (Hospital, 12844 MILITARY ROAD)
  • SEATTLE CANCER CARE ALLIANCE (Hospital, 825 EASTLAKE AVENUE EAST)
  • SEATTLE CHILDREN'S HOSPITAL (Hospital,Childrens,Voluntary non-profit - Private, provides emergency services, 4800 SAND POINT WAY NE, PO BOX C-5371)
  • SEATTLE VA MEDICAL CENTER - VA PUGIT SOUND (Hospital,Acute Care - Veterans Administration,Government Federal, 1660 S. COLUMBIAN WAY)
  • SHOREWOOD OSTEOPATHIC HOSPITAL (Hospital, 12845 AMBAUM BLVD SW)
  • SWEDISH MEDICAL CENTER (Acute Care Hospitals,Voluntary non-profit - Private, 747 BROADWAY)
  • SWEDISH MEDICAL CENTER / CHERRY HILL (Acute Care Hospitals,Voluntary non-profit - Church, 500 17TH AVENUE)
  • UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON MEDICAL CTR (Acute Care Hospitals,Government - State, 1959 NE PACIFIC ST)
  • VIRGINIA MASON MEDICAL CENTER (Acute Care Hospitals,Voluntary non-profit - Private, 1100 NINTH AVENUE (PO BOX 900))
  • VISITING NURSE SERVICES OF NW-HOSPICE (Hospital, 400 NORTH 34TH STREET)
  • WEST SEATTLE COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (Hospital, 2600 SW HOLDEN ST)
  • WEST SEATTLE PSYCHIATRIC HOSPITAL (Hospital, 2600 SOUTHWEST HOLDEN)
  • ANDERSON HOUSE (Nursing Home, 17127 15TH AVENUE NORTHEAST)
  • BAILEY-BOUSHAY HOUSE (Nursing Home, 2720 EAST MADISON)
  • BALLARD CARE AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, 820 NORTHWEST 95TH STREET)
  • BAYVIEW MANOR (Nursing Home, 11 WEST ALOHA STREET)
  • BESSIE BURTON SULLIVAN SKD NRSG RES (Nursing Home, 1020 EAST JEFFERSON STREET)
  • BEVERLY ENTERPRISES - MONARCH CARE CTR (Nursing Home, 21428 PACIFIC HIGHWAY SOUTH)
  • CAROLINE KLINE GALLAND HOME (Nursing Home, 7500 SEWARD PARK AVENUE SOUTH)
  • COLUMBIA LUTHERAN HOME (Nursing Home, 4700 PHINNEY AVENUE NORTH)
  • CRISTWOOD NURSING AND REHABILITATION (Nursing Home, 19301 KINGS GARDEN DRIVE NORTH)
  • FIRCREST SCHOOL, PAT N (Nursing Home, 15230-15TH NORTHEAST)
  • FIRST HILL CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, 1334 TERRY AVENUE)
  • FOREST GLEN NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, 10344 14TH AVE S)
  • FOSS HOME AND VILLAGE (Nursing Home, 13023 GREENWOOD AVENUE NORTH)
  • GROUP HEALTH PROGRESSIVE CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, 201 16TH AVE EAST)
  • HARMONY GARDENS CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, 10010 DES MOINES WAY SOUTH)
  • HEALTH AND REHABILITATION OF NORTH SEATTLE (Nursing Home, 13333 GREENWOOD AVENUE NORTH)
  • HEARTHSTONE, THE (Nursing Home, 6720 EAST GREEN LAKE WAY NORTH)
  • HIGHLINE CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, 220 SW 160TH)
  • HIGHLINE COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (Nursing Home, 12844 MILITARY ROAD SOUTH)
  • HILLTOP INN (Nursing Home, 5747 MARTIN LUTHER KING WAY)
  • HORIZON HOUSE (Nursing Home, 900 UNIVERSITY STREET)
  • IDA CULVER HOUSE BROADVIEW NCC (Nursing Home, 12509 GREENWOOD AVENUE NORTH)
  • KENNEY, THE (Nursing Home, 7125 FAUNTLEROY WAY SOUTHWEST)
  • KIN ON HEALTH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, 4416 SOUTH BRANDON STREET)
  • KIN ON NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, 1700 24TH AVE S)
  • KINDRED NURSING AND REHABILITATION - ARDEN (Nursing Home, 16357 AURORA AVENUE NORTH)
  • KINDRED SEATTLE - FIRST HILL (Nursing Home, 1334 TERRY AVE)
  • KINDRED SEATTLE - NORTHGATE (Nursing Home, 10631 8TH AVE NE)
  • KINDRED TRANSITIONAL CARE AND REHAB - QUEEN ANNE (Nursing Home, 2717 DEXTER AVENUE NORTH)
  • LEON SULLIVAN HEALTH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, 2611 SOUTH DEARBORN)
  • LIFE CARE CENTER OF WEST SEATTLE (Nursing Home, 4700 SOUTHWEST ADMIRAL WAY)
  • MAGNOLIA HEALTH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, 4646 36TH AVENUE WEST)
  • MALDEN NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, 526 MALDEN AVE E PO BOX 12011)
  • MIRABELLA SEATTLE (Nursing Home, 116 FAIRVIEW AVENUE N)
  • NORSE HOME (Nursing Home, 5311 PHINNEY AVE N)
  • NORSE HOME RETIREMENT CENTER (Nursing Home, 5311 PHINNEY AVENUE NORTH)
  • NORTHGATE REHAB CENTER (Nursing Home, 10509 STONE AVENUE NORTH)
  • PARK RIDGE CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, 1250 NORTHEAST 145TH STREET)
  • PARK SHORE (Nursing Home, 1630 43RD AVENUE EAST)
  • PARK WEST CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, 1703 CALIFORNIA AVENUE SOUTHWEST)
  • PARKSIDE HEALTH CARE (Nursing Home, 620 NINETEENTH AVE E)
  • PEDERSEN NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, 414 TENTH AVE)
  • PINEHURST CONVALESCENT CENTER (Nursing Home, 11039 17TH AVE NE)
  • PINEHURST PARK TERRACE CONV CTR (Nursing Home, 2818 N E 145TH)
  • PROVIDENCE MOUNT ST VINCENT (Nursing Home, 4831 35TH AVENUE SOUTHWEST)
  • RICHMOND BEACH REHAB (Nursing Home, 19235 - 15TH AVENUE NORTHWEST)
  • RIVERTON HEIGHTS CONVALESCENT HOME (Nursing Home, 2849 SOUTH 127TH STREET)
  • SAINT ANNE NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, 3540 NORTHEAST 110TH STREET)
  • SEA MAR COMMUNITY CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, 1040 SOUTH HENDERSON STREET)
  • SEATTLE KEIRO (Nursing Home, 1601 EAST YESLER WAY)
  • SEATTLE MEDICAL AND REHAB CENTER (Nursing Home, 555 16TH AVENUE)
  • SHORELINE HEALTH AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, 2818 NORTHEAST 145TH STREET)
  • ST CABRINI HOSPITAL OF SEATTLE (Nursing Home, 920 TERRY AVE)
  • SUNSHINE VISTA (Nursing Home, 1732 16TH AVE)
  • SWEDISH MEDICAL CENTER BALLARD (Nursing Home, 5300 TALLMAN AVENUE NORTHWEST)
  • TERRACE VIEW DIVERSIFIED HEALTH CARE (Nursing Home, 1701 EIGHTEENTH AVENUE SOUTH)
  • THE TERRACES AT SKYLINE (Nursing Home, 715 9TH AVENUE)
  • WASHINGTON CENTER FOR COMPREHE (Nursing Home, 2821 SOUTH WALDEN STREET)
  • WEDGWOOD REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, 9132 RAVENNA AVENUE NE)

Political contributions by individuals in Seattle, WA

Airports, heliports and other landing facilities located in Seattle:


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Amtrak station:

SEATTLE (303 S. JACKSON ST.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, intercity bus service, public transit connection.

Local government website: www.ci.seattle.wa.us

Biggest Colleges/Universities in Seattle:

  • University of Washington-Seattle Campus (Full-time enrollment: 38,572; Location: 1400 NE Campus Parkway; Public; Website: www.washington.edu; Offers Doctor's degree)
  • Seattle University (FT enrollment: 5,632; Location: 900 Broadway; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.seattleu.edu; Offers Doctor's degree)
  • Seattle Community College-Central Campus (FT enrollment: 4,243; Location: 1701 Broadway Avenue; Public; Website: www.seattlecentral.org)
  • Seattle Pacific University (FT enrollment: 3,207; Location: 3307 3rd Ave W; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.spu.edu; Offers Doctor's degree)
  • Seattle Community College-North Campus (FT enrollment: 2,268; Location: 9600 College Way North; Public; Website: www.northseattle.edu)
  • Seattle Community College-South Campus (FT enrollment: 2,192; Location: 6000 16th Ave SW; Public; Website: southseattle.edu)
  • The Art Institute of Seattle (FT enrollment: 1,490; Location: 2323 Elliott Ave; Private, for-profit; Website: www.ais.edu)
  • Pima Medical Institute (FT enrollment: 776; Location: 9709 Third Ave NE Suite 400; Private, for-profit; Website: www.pmi.edu)
  • Cornish College of the Arts (FT enrollment: 775; Location: 1000 Lenora Street; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.cornish.edu)
  • ITT Technical Institute-Seattle (FT enrollment: 492; Location: 12720 Gateway Dr Ste 100; Private, for-profit; Website: www.itt-tech.edu)
  • Antioch University Seattle (FT enrollment: 411; Location: 2326 6th Ave; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.antiochseattle.edu; Offers Doctor's degree)
  • Gene Juarez Academy of Beauty (FT enrollment: 408; Location: 10715 8th Ave NE; Private, for-profit; Website: www.genejuarezacademy.com)
  • Argosy University-Seattle (FT enrollment: 353; Location: 2601-A Elliott Avenue; Private, for-profit; Website: www.argosy.edu/seattle; Offers Doctor's degree)
  • International Academy of Design and Technology (FT enrollment: 291; Location: 645 Andover Park West; Private, for-profit; Website: www.iadtseattle.com)
  • Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts (FT enrollment: 270; Location: 360 Corporate Dr North; Private, for-profit; Website: www.chefs.edu/)
  • Seattle Vocational Institute (FT enrollment: 241; Location: 2120 S Jackson; Public; Website: sviweb.sccd.ctc.edu)
  • Divers Institute of Technology (FT enrollment: 236; Location: 4315 11th Ave NW; Private, for-profit; Website: www.diversinstitute.edu)
  • Everest College-Seattle (FT enrollment: 221; Location: 2111 N. Northgate Way, Suite 218; Private, for-profit; Website: www.everest.edu/campus/seattle)
  • Mars Hill Graduate School (FT enrollment: 130; Location: 2501 Elliott Avenue; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.mhgs.edu; Offers Master's degree)
  • Cortiva Institute-Seattle (FT enrollment: 74; Location: 425 Pontius Ave N Ste 100; Private, for-profit; Website: www.cortiva.com/seattle)

Biggest public high schools in Seattle:

Biggest private high schools in Seattle:

  • BISHOP BLANCHET HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,048; Location: 8200 WALLINGFORD AVE N; Grades: 9 - 12)
  • LAKESIDE SCHOOL (Students: 773; Location: 14050 1ST AVE NE; Grades: 5 - 12)
  • SEATTLE PREPARATORY SCHOOL (Students: 668; Location: 2400 11TH AVE E; Grades: 9 - 12)
  • HOLY NAMES ACADEMY (Students: 663; Location: 728 21ST AVE E; Grades: 9 - 12; Girls only)
  • SEATTLE ACADEMY (Students: 581; Location: 1201 E UNION ST; Grades: 6 - 12)
  • THE BUSH SCHOOL (Students: 580; Location: 3400 E HARRISON ST; Grades: KG - 12)
  • UNIVERSITY PREP (Students: 478; Location: 8000 25TH AVE NE; Grades: 6 - 12)
  • FAMILY ACADEMY AND ACADEMY NORTHWEST (Students: 475; Location: 632 SW 150TH ST; Grades: KG - 12)
  • O DEA HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 464; Location: 802 TERRY AVE; Grades: 9 - 12; Boys only)
  • SEATTLE WALDORF SCHOOL (Students: 269; Location: 2728 NE 100TH ST; Grades: PK - 12)

Biggest public elementary/middle schools in Seattle:

Biggest private elementary/middle schools in Seattle:

  • ST JOSEPH SCHOOL (Students: 607; Location: 700 18TH AVE E; Grades: KG - 8)
  • ASSUMPTION-ST BRIDGET SCHOOL (Students: 529; Location: 6220 32ND AVE NE; Grades: KG - 8)
  • ST JOHN SCHOOL (Students: 489; Location: 120 N 79TH ST; Grades: PK - 8)
  • HOLY ROSARY SCHOOL (Students: 484; Location: 4142 42ND AVE SW; Grades: KG - 8)
  • VILLA ACADEMY (Students: 395; Location: 5001 NE 50TH ST; Grades: PK - 8)
  • SEATTLE COUNTRY DAY SCHOOL (Students: 328; Location: 2619 4TH AVE N; Grades: KG - 8)
  • ZION PREPARATORY ACADEMY (Students: 318; Location: 4730 32ND AVE S; Grades: PK - 8)
  • UNIVERSITY CHILD DEVELOPMENT SCHOOL (Students: 307; Location: 5062 9TH AVE NE; Grades: PK - 5)
  • OUR LADY OF FATIMA SCHOOL (Students: 303; Location: 3301 W DRAVUS ST; Grades: KG - 8)
  • ST CATHERINE SCHOOL (Students: 268; Location: 8524 8TH AVE NE; Grades: PK - 8)
See full list of schools located in Seattle

Library in Seattle:

  • SEATTLE PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $50,822,909; Location: 1000 4TH AVE; 1,998,495 books; 11,549 e-books; 187,983 audio materials; 229,703 video materials; 60 local licensed databases; 11 state licensed databases; 8 other licensed databases; 4,415 print serial subscriptions)

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • KING and KONG televsion stations in Seattle, WA are both owned by BELO Broadcasting headquartered in Dallas, TX.
  • The Seattle Public Library has moved back to it's permanent location at 1000 Fourth Ave. The address on Pike was temporary while the new library was being built.
  • The Seattle Public Library has moved back to it\'s permanent location at 1000 Fourth Ave. The address on Pike was temporary while the new library was being built.
  • Biggest Private High schools in Seattle: Blanchet High School (Students: 1050; Location: 8200 Wallingford AVE N; Grades 09-12 added by Kate

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Notable locations in Seattle: Alaska Marine Highway Terminal (A), Schwabachers Dock (B), Pioneer Square (C), Pike Place Market (D), Seattle Center (E), Broadmoor Golf Club (F), Jackson Park Golf Course (G), Jefferson Park Golf Course (H), Salmon Bay Fishermens Terminal (I), Sand Point Country Club (J), Red Square (K), University of Washington Golf Driving Range (L), University of Washington Oceanography Dock (M), Climbing Rock (N), Gate 3 (O), Gate 4 (P), Gate 6 (Q), Gate 7 (R), Gate 8 (S), King Street Station (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: University Village Shopping Center (1), Greenwood Shopping Center (2), Northgate Shopping Center (3), Lake City Shopping Center (4), Northgate Shopping Center (5), Oak Tree Village Shopping Center (6), Empire Shopping Center (7), Westwood Village Shopping Center (8). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Seattle include: Saint Lukes Lutheran Church (A), Mount Olive Lutheran Church (B), Saint Margarets Church (C), Saint Marks Episcopal Cathedral (D), Mount Zion Baptist Church (E), Saint Marks Lutheran Church (F), New Born Pentecostal Temple (G), New Covenant Christian Center (H), New Dimension Christian Center (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Forest Lawn Cemetery (1), Grand Army of the Republic Cemetery (2), Lake View Cemetery (3), Mount Pleasant Cemetery (4), Fort Lawton Military Cemetery (5), Washelli Cemetery (6), Calvary Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Green Lake (A), Bitter Lake (B), Lake Union (C), Haller Lake (D), Volunteer Park Reservoir (E), West Seattle Reservoir (F), Lincoln Reservoir (G), Southwest Myrtle Street Reservoir (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Mohlendorph Creek (A), Ravenna Creek (B), University Slough (C), Thornton Creek (D), Venema Creek (E), Scheuerman Creek (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Seattle include: Washington Park Arboretum (1), Colman Park (2), Columbia Park (3), Woodland Park (4), Windermere Park (5), Dearborn Park (6), Denny Park (7), Matthews Beach Park (8), Frink Park (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Beaches: Pritchett Island Beach (A), Brighton Beach (B), Alki Beach (C), Mount Baker Beach (D), Matthews Beach (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Laser Fantasy International (Museums; 200 2nd Ave N) (1), Last Resort Fire Department (Museums; 1433 Northwest 51st Street) (2), Boeing and Eames IMAX Theatres (Museums; Pacific Science Centre) (3), Center for Wooden Boats (Museums; 1010 Valley Street) (4), History House (Museums; 790 North 34th Street) (5), Art Museum Charles & Emma Frye (704 Terry Avenue) (6), Birthplace of Seattle Log House Museum (3003 61st Avenue Southwest) (7), Seattle Metropolitan Police Museum (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 317 3rd Avenue South) (8), Seattle City - Parks & Recreation Department- Woodland Park Zoo- School Field T (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 600 5th Avenue South) (9). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Hotels: A-1 Motel (4450 Green Lake Way North) (1), Arlington Suites (1st & Madison) (2), Marriott Sea-Tac Airport (3201 South 176th Street) (3), Best Western Pioneer Square (77 Yesler Way) (4), Comfort Suites (601 Roy Street) (5), Emerald Inn (8512 Aurora Avenue North) (6), First Hill Apartments (400 10th Avenue) (7), Camlin Hotel (1619 9th Avenue) (8), Best Western Executive Inn (200 Taylor North) (9). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Courts: United States Government - Executive Office For Immigration Review- Immigration C (1000 2nd Avenue) (1), United States Government - Courts- Bankruptcy Court- Clerk's Office Informa (700 Stewart Street) (2), United States Government - Federal Bureau Of Investigation- Emergency Nu (1111 3rd) (3), King County - King County Superior Court- Superior Court- King County Superior Court Informa (Cancelled) (4), Collegian Court Llc (1225 South Weller Street) (5), King County - Prosecuting Attorney- Criminal Division- Juvenile Sec (Youth Sevice Centre) (6), King County - Assistant Presiding Judge- Probation- King County District Court- Court Techno (516 3rd Avenue Rm W-1034) (7), Mercer Court (527 12th Avenue East) (8), Andover Court Associates (4000 Martin Luther King J Apt B201) (9). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

 
King County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI  CO  SO2 Ozone  PM2.5

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 27.9. This is about average.
City:

27.9
U.S.:

32.0
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.274. This is better than average. There were 76 monitors within city limits.
City:

0.274
U.S.:

0.334
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 1.46. This is significantly better than average. There were 21 monitors within city limits.
City:

1.46
U.S.:

2.43
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 18.2. This is significantly better than average. There were 14 monitors within city limits.
City:

18.2
U.S.:

28.3
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2007 was 17.5. This is significantly better than average. There were 44 monitors within city limits.
City:

17.5
U.S.:

25.6
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 8.43. This is about average. There were 28 monitors within city limits.
City:

8.43
U.S.:

9.59

Drinking water stations with addresses in Seattle and their reported violations in the past:

TRIDENT SEAFOODS CORP. AKUTAN (Serves AK, Population served: 640, Surface_water):
Past health violations:
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR) - In JUN-2001
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR) - In JUN-2000
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR) - In MAR-2000
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR) - In FEB-2000
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR) - In JUN-1998. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-01-1999)
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR) - In MAY-1998. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-01-1999)
  • 9 other older health violations
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting Stage 1 - Between JUL-2004 and SEP-2004, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JAN-01-2006)
  • Monitoring and Reporting Stage 1 - Between JUL-2004 and SEP-2004, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JAN-01-2006)
  • Monitoring and Reporting Stage 1 - Between APR-2004 and JUN-2004, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JAN-01-2006)
  • Monitoring and Reporting Stage 1 - Between APR-2004 and JUN-2004, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JAN-01-2006)
  • Monitoring and Reporting Stage 1 - Between JAN-2004 and MAR-2004, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JAN-01-2006)
  • 6 routine major monitoring violations
  • 2 minor monitoring violations
  • 46 regular monitoring violations
  • 10 other older monitoring violations
RED SALMON CANNERY (Address: MILE 1.5 ALASKA PENINSULA HGHWY, NAKNEK , Serves AK, Population served: 450, Surface_water):
Past health violations:
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR) - In MAY-2005
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR) - In MAY-1998
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Routine/Repeat (SWTR-Filter) - In MAY-2006
  • Monitoring, Routine/Repeat (SWTR-Filter) - In JUL-2005
  • Monitoring, Routine/Repeat (SWTR-Filter) - In JUN-2005
  • Monitoring, Routine/Repeat (SWTR-Filter) - In MAY-2005
  • Monitoring, Routine/Repeat (SWTR-Filter) - In JUL-2003
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
  • 3 regular monitoring violations
  • 6 other older monitoring violations
EXCURSION INLET CANNERY (Address: 1100 W Ering St , Serves AK, Population served: 402, Surface_water):
Past health violations:
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR) - In JUN-2004
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Routine/Repeat (SWTR-Filter) - In SEP-2005
  • Monitoring, Routine/Repeat (SWTR-Filter) - In AUG-2005
  • Monitoring, Routine/Repeat (SWTR-Filter) - In JUN-2005
  • Monitoring, Routine/Repeat (SWTR-Filter) - In APR-1998
  • Follow-up and Routine Tap Sampling - Between JAN-01-1997 and DEC-16-1998, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (DEC-16-1998)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
TRIDENT SEAFOODS INC. NAKNEK (Serves AK, Population served: 400, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
LUCKY BUCK BARGE (Serves AK, Population served: 390, Surface_water):
Past health violations:
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR) - In JUN-2001
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Routine/Repeat (SWTR-Filter) - In JUN-2005
  • Monitoring, Routine/Repeat (SWTR-Filter) - In AUG-2003
  • Monitoring, Routine/Repeat (SWTR-Filter) - In JUL-2002
  • Monitoring, Routine/Repeat (SWTR-Filter) - In JUN-2002
  • Monitoring, Routine/Repeat (SWTR-Filter) - In JUL-2001
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation
  • 2 other older monitoring violations
TRIDENT SEAFOODS INC. SAND PT (Serves AK, Population served: 340, Surface_water):
Past health violations:
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR) - In JUL-2001
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR) - In MAY-2001
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR) - In DEC-2000
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR) - In NOV-2000
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR) - In JUN-2000
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR) - In SEP-1999
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Routine/Repeat (SWTR-Filter) - In OCT-1998
  • Monitoring, Routine/Repeat (SWTR-Filter) - In SEP-1998. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-28-1998)
  • Monitoring, Routine/Repeat (SWTR-Filter) - In AUG-1998. Follow-up actions: St Other (OCT-05-1998), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-28-1998)
  • Monitoring, Routine/Repeat (SWTR-Filter) - In MAY-1998. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-28-1998)
  • Monitoring, Routine/Repeat (SWTR-Filter) - In AUG-1997
  • 6 routine major monitoring violations
  • 27 regular monitoring violations
  • One other older monitoring violation
LEADER CREEK MARINA (Serves AK, Population served: 303, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-1998, Contaminant: Coliform
Past monitoring violations:
  • 11 routine major monitoring violations
  • 6 regular monitoring violations
PETER PAN SEAFOOD DILLINGHAM (Serves AK, Population served: 300, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation

Drinking water stations with addresses in Seattle that have no violations reported:

  • USPS CRATERS OF THE MOON NATIONAL PARK (Serves ID, Population served: 616, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • ALPINE MOBILE MANOR (Population served: 60, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • EASTER SEALS CAMP STAND BY ME (Population served: 32, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 13.6%
(9.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 35.6% for Black residents, 15.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 11.9% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.1 people
Washington:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  42.9%
Whole state:  64.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  9.8%
Whole state:  7.7%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 1.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 1.3% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Seattle, WA

People in group quarters in Seattle in 2010:

  • 11,804 people in college/university student housing
  • 2,904 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 2,588 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 2,550 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 1,541 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 1,387 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 637 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 450 people in correctional residential facilities
  • 362 people in military ships
  • 307 people in maritime/merchant vessels
  • 90 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
  • 70 people in workers’ group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 65 people in in-patient hospice facilities
  • 58 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 57 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 53 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals and psychiatric units in other hospitals
  • 2 people in hospitals with patients who have no usual home elsewhere

People in group quarters in Seattle in 2000:

  • 10,642 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 5,024 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 3,124 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 2,951 people in nursing homes
  • 2,084 people in other group homes
  • 478 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 460 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 310 people in crews of maritime vessels
  • 258 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 225 people in military ships
  • 167 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 167 people in other hospitals or wards for chronically ill
  • 154 people in short-term care, detention or diagnostic centers for delinquent children
  • 135 people in other types of correctional institutions
  • 112 people in homes for the physically handicapped
  • 88 people in religious group quarters
  • 84 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 68 people in unknown juvenile institutions
  • 61 people in wards in general hospitals for patients who have no usual home elsewhere
  • 52 people in federal prisons and detention centers
  • 51 people in halfway houses
  • 32 people in state prisons
  • 27 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards
  • 23 people in job corps and vocational training facilities
  • 21 people in residential treatment centers for emotionally disturbed children
  • 17 people in orthopedic wards and institutions for the physically handicapped
  • 4 people in military barracks, etc.
  • 3 people in military transient quarters for temporary residents

Seattle compared to Washington state average:

Seattle, Washington environmental map by EPA

Map Legend

  • Median house value above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly above state average.


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Arenas or stadiums:

  • Husky Stadium. Capacity: 72,500. Washington Huskies football.
  • Qwest Field. Capacity: 67,000. Seattle Seahawks, Seattle Sounders.
  • Safeco Field. Capacity: 47,116. Seattle Mariners.
  • KeyArena. Seattle SuperSonics (NBA), Seattle Storm (WNBA).
  • Bank of America Arena at Hec Edmundson Pavilion. University of Washington.

Banks with most branches in Seattle (2011 data):

  • Bank of America, National Association: 40 branches. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation
  • JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association: 35 branches. Info updated 2011/11/10: Bank assets: $1,811,678.0 mil, Deposits: $1,190,738.0 mil, headquarters in Columbus, OH, positive income, International Specialization, 5577 total offices, Holding Company: Jpmorgan Chase & Co.
  • KeyBank National Association: 29 branches. Info updated 2008/03/03: Bank assets: $86,198.8 mil, Deposits: $64,214.8 mil, headquarters in Cleveland, OH, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1067 total offices, Holding Company: Keycorp
  • U.S. Bank National Association: 28 branches. Info updated 2012/01/30: Bank assets: $330,470.8 mil, Deposits: $236,091.5 mil, headquarters in Cincinnati, OH, positive income, 3121 total offices, Holding Company: U.S. Bancorp
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: 27 branches. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • Washington Federal: 16 branches. Info updated 2011/12/19: Bank assets: $13,653.0 mil, Deposits: $8,905.8 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 174 total offices
  • Umpqua Bank: 11 branches. Info updated 2011/09/02: Bank assets: $11,556.7 mil, Deposits: $9,325.3 mil, headquarters in Roseburg, OR, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 193 total offices, Holding Company: Umpqua Holdings Corporation
  • Sterling Savings Bank: Burien Branch, Private Banking- Seattle Branch, Downtown Seattle Branch, Northgate Branch, Ballard Branch, Seattle Corporate Banking Center. Info updated 2012/03/21: Bank assets: $9,207.8 mil, Deposits: $6,454.1 mil, headquarters in Spokane, WA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 192 total offices, Holding Company: Sterling Financial Corporation
  • Union Bank, National Association: Seattle - Lake City Branch, Seattle - Ballard Branch, Seattle - Fremont Branch, Northstar Express, Seattle - 5th And University. Info updated 2011/09/01: Bank assets: $88,967.5 mil, Deposits: $65,286.4 mil, headquarters in San Francisco, CA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 403 total offices, Holding Company: Mitsubishi Ufj Financial Group, Inc.
  • 28 other banks with 39 local branches

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Seattle, Washington:

  • Crowne Plaza Seattle, 1113 6TH Ave, Seattle, WA 98101 , Phone: (206) 464-1980, Fax: (206) 340-1617
  • Hampton Inn Seattle Airport, 19445 International Blvd, Seattle, WA 98188 , Phone: (206) 878-1700, Fax: (206) 824-0720
  • Chelsea Station Bed & Breakfast Inn, 4915 Linden Ave N, Seattle, WA 98103 , Phone: (206) 547-6077
  • Inn At The Market, 86 Pne St, Seattle, WA 98101 , Phone: (206) 443-3600
  • Best Western Airport Executel, 20717 Pacific Hwy S, Seattle, WA 98198 , Phone: (206) 878-3300, Fax: (206) 824-9000
  • The Roosevelt Hotel, 1531 7TH Ave, Seattle, WA 98101 , Phone: (206) 621-1200, Fax: (206) 233-0335
  • Executive Residence, 2400 Elliott Ave, Seattle, WA 98013 , Phone: (206) 329-8000
  • The Fairmont Olympic Hotel, 411 University St, Seattle, WA 98101 , Phone: (206) 621-1700, Fax: (206) 623-2271
  • 105 other hotels and motels
All 113 fire-safe hotels and motels in Seattle, Washington

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Seattle travel time to work - commute


Seattle mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (53%)
  • Utility gas (37%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (7%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)
  • No fuel used (1%)
  • Other fuel (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Neighborhoods in Seattle:

(Seattle, Washington Neighborhood Map)


Religion statistics for Seattle city (based on King County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 37.26%
Here37.3%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchLDS (Mormon) ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaJewishPresbyterian Church (USA)
Adherents43.3%6.3%5.5%5.0%4.2%
Congregations5.9%9.7%6.2%1.9%5.5%
NameAssemblies of GodUnited Methodist ChurchEpiscopal Church Charismatic Churches IndependentOther
Adherents3.8%2.9%2.8%2.7%23.6%
Congregations5.6%4.6%3.6%0.7%56.4%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 439
King County:

2.37 / 10,000 pop.
Washington:

2.06 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 29
This county:

0.16 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.19 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 220
King County:

1.19 / 10,000 pop.
Washington:

1.18 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 399
King County:

2.16 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.67 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 2,027
Here:

10.95 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.26 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

6.7%
Washington:

7.7%
Adult obesity rate:
King County:

20.5%
Washington:

25.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

14.6%
State:

13.9%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 268$1,561,787$69,93120$84,500
Other Government Administration 429$2,767,732$77,41935$97,476
Judicial and Legal 295$1,608,721$65,43954$153,359
Police Protection - Officers 1,251$8,828,460$84,6850$0
Police - Other 488$2,281,122$56,09369$154,254
Firefighters 1,042$7,646,640$88,0610$0
Fire - Other 81$445,824$66,0485$8,635
Correction 40$186,676$56,0030$0
Streets and Highways 609$3,407,891$67,15123$81,276
Welfare 279$1,401,367$60,274106$223,125
Solid Waste Management 191$977,080$61,38717$55,926
Sewerage 306$1,568,871$61,52426$89,481
Parks and Recreation 1,022$4,139,044$48,599988$1,225,954
Housing and Community Development(Local) 86$480,721$67,07727$73,631
Water Supply 787$4,437,985$67,66967$227,433
Electric Power 1,573$10,557,769$80,54263$205,070
Local Libraries 326$1,574,123$57,943365$843,716
Other and Unallocable 694$2,517,601$43,532143$344,233
Totals for Government 9,767$56,389,414$69,2822,008$3,868,069

Seattle government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Construction - Water Utilities: $93,961,000 ($148.08)
    Electric Utilities: $82,594,000 ($130.16)
    Regular Highways: $30,935,000 ($48.75)
    Sewerage: $25,587,000 ($40.32)
    Parks and Recreation: $23,150,000 ($36.48)
    Libraries: $6,836,000 ($10.77)
    General - Other: $1,591,000 ($2.51)
    General Public Buildings: $642,000 ($1.01)
    Housing and Community Development: $550,000 ($0.87)
    Solid Waste Management: $98,000 ($0.15)
  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $516,649,000 ($814.22)
    Police Protection: $185,141,000 ($291.77)
    Parks and Recreation: $155,226,000 ($244.63)
    General - Other: $138,364,000 ($218.06)
    Local Fire Protection: $127,346,000 ($200.69)
    Solid Waste Management: $104,911,000 ($165.34)
    Regular Highways: $78,123,000 ($123.12)
    Water Utilities: $76,762,000 ($120.97)
    Sewerage: $57,643,000 ($90.84)
    Libraries: $51,539,000 ($81.22)
    Housing and Community Development: $44,124,000 ($69.54)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $41,360,000 ($65.18)
    Public Welfare - Other: $35,855,000 ($56.51)
    Central Staff Services: $26,862,000 ($42.33)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $20,628,000 ($32.51)
    Financial Administration: $18,587,000 ($29.29)
    General Public Buildings: $3,924,000 ($6.18)
    Health - Other: $2,460,000 ($3.88)
    Parking Facilities: $2,025,000 ($3.19)
    Corrections - Other: $1,419,000 ($2.24)
  • Electric Utilities - Interest on Debt: $71,324,000 ($112.40)
  • Employee Retirement - Corporate Stocks: $900,993,000 ($1419.93)
    Other Investments - Other: $226,201,000 ($356.48)
    Total Cash and Deposits: $181,829,000 ($286.55)
    Corporate Bonds: $102,019,000 ($160.78)
    Benefit Payments: $82,303,000 ($129.71)
    Withdrawals: $10,351,000 ($16.31)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $51,844,000 ($81.70)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Sewerage: $89,600,000 ($141.21)
    Corrections - Other: $11,771,000 ($18.55)
    Health - Other: $11,696,000 ($18.43)
    General - Other: $110,000 ($0.17)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $100,000 ($0.16)
    Police Protection: $22,000 ($0.03)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Water Utilities: $28,109,000 ($44.30)
    Electric Utilities: $27,531,000 ($43.39)
    Parks and Recreation: $16,647,000 ($26.23)
    Solid Waste Management: $9,134,000 ($14.39)
    Local Fire Protection: $7,251,000 ($11.43)
    Police Protection: $5,008,000 ($7.89)
    Regular Highways: $3,629,000 ($5.72)
    Libraries: $2,919,000 ($4.60)
    Sewerage: $1,885,000 ($2.97)
    General - Other: $1,499,000 ($2.36)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $581,000 ($0.92)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $507,000 ($0.80)
    Central Staff Services: $341,000 ($0.54)
    General Public Building: $233,000 ($0.37)
    Financial Administration: $92,000 ($0.14)
    Public Welfare - Other: $73,000 ($0.12)
    Health - Other: $14,000 ($0.02)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $679,019,000 ($1070.10)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $34,778,000 ($54.81)

Seattle government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $176,482,000 ($278.13)
    Solid Waste Management: $111,231,000 ($175.30)
    Parks and Recreation: $41,635,000 ($65.61)
    Regular Highways: $20,991,000 ($33.08)
    Parking Facilities: $20,484,000 ($32.28)
    All Other: $15,807,000 ($24.91)
  • Employee Retirement - Earnings on Investments (calculated): $139,866,000 ($220.42)
    Local Employee Contribution: $35,962,000 ($56.67)
    From Parent Local Government: $35,897,000 ($56.57)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $18,644,000 ($29.38)
    Housing and Community Development: $18,498,000 ($29.15)
    Highways: $4,116,000 ($6.49)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $3,381,000 ($5.33)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $45,913,000 ($72.36)
    Interest Earnings: $23,167,000 ($36.51)
    Fines and Forfeits: $18,637,000 ($29.37)
    Sale of Property: $14,714,000 ($23.19)
    Special Assessments: $4,638,000 ($7.31)
    Rents: $794,000 ($1.25)
    Donations From Private Sources: $296,000 ($0.47)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $735,531,000 ($1159.17)
    Water Utilities: $146,128,000 ($230.29)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $43,356,000 ($68.33)
    Highways: $39,582,000 ($62.38)
    Electric Utilities: $8,924,000 ($14.06)
    General Local Government Support: $6,413,000 ($10.11)
    Housing and Community Development: $842,000 ($1.33)
    Sewerage: $571,000 ($0.90)
  • Tax - Property: $284,444,000 ($448.27)
    NEC: $193,300,000 ($304.63)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $146,060,000 ($230.18)
    Public Utilities Sales: $124,271,000 ($195.85)
    Other Selective Sales: $36,402,000 ($57.37)

Seattle government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,586,963,000 ($5652.90)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,452,894,000 ($5441.61)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $404,399,000 ($637.32)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $270,330,000 ($426.03)
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - End of Fiscal Year: $11,976,000 ($18.87)
    Beginning: $7,976,000 ($12.57)

Seattle government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $174,927,000 ($275.68)
  • Employee Retirement - Total Other Securities: $201,641,000 ($317.78)
    Total Federal Securities: $115,262,000 ($181.65)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $391,186,000 ($616.49)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $21,991,000 ($34.66)

7.07% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($51,604 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.07%
Washington average:

7.86%

0.27% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,154 average AGI)
King County:

0.27%
Washington average:

0.26%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Snohomish County, WA  0.95% ($45,723 average AGI)
from Pierce County, WA  0.78% ($40,128)
from Los Angeles County, CA  0.20% ($65,600)


6.45% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($54,696 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.45%
Washington average:

7.07%

0.16% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,377 average AGI)
King County:

0.16%
Washington average:

0.16%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Snohomish County, WA  1.31% ($49,721 average AGI)
to Pierce County, WA  0.97% ($46,071)
to Los Angeles County, CA  0.15% ($51,775)

Strongest AM radio stations in Seattle:

  • KIXI (880 AM; 50 kW; MERCER ISLAND/SEATTL, WA; Owner: BELLEVUE RADIO, INC.)
  • KKOL (1300 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: INSPIRATION MEDIA, INC.)
  • KOMO (1000 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: FISHER BROADCASTING - SEATTLE RADIO, L.L.C.)
  • KGNW (820 AM; 50 kW; BURIEN-SEATTLE, WA; Owner: INSPIRATION MEDIA, INC.)
  • KIRO (710 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KTTH (770 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KBLE (1050 AM; 5 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: SACRED HEART RADIO, INC.)
  • KKDZ (1250 AM; 5 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: WMAL, INC.)
  • KYCW (1090 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KKNW (1150 AM; 10 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ORCA RADIO, INC.)
  • KRKO (1380 AM; 50 kW; EVERETT, WA; Owner: S-R BROADCASTING, CO.)
  • KLFE (1590 AM; 10 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: INSPIRATION MEDIA, INC.)
  • KCIS (630 AM; 5 kW; EDMONDS, WA; Owner: CRISTA MINISTRIES)

Strongest FM radio stations in Seattle:

  • KQBZ (100.7 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KRWM (106.9 FM; BREMERTON, WA; Owner: SEASCAPE RADIO, INC.)
  • KUOW (94.9 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: THE UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON)
  • KEXP-FM (90.3 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON BOARD OF REGENTS)
  • K277AE (103.3 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KISW (99.9 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KMTT (103.7 FM; TACOMA, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KNDD (107.7 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KYPT (96.5 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KBSG-FM (97.3 FM; TACOMA, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KCMS (105.3 FM; EDMONDS, WA; Owner: CRISTA MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • KJR-FM (95.7 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ACKERLEY MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • KUBE (93.3 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ACKERLEY MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • KBKS (106.1 FM; TACOMA, WA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KING-FM (98.1 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: CLASSIC RADIO, INC.)
  • KLSY-FM (92.5 FM; BELLEVUE, WA; Owner: BELLEVUE RADIO INC.)
  • KPLU-FM (88.5 FM; TACOMA, WA; Owner: PACIFIC LUTHERAN UNIVERSITY, INC.)
  • KWJZ (98.9 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ORCA RADIO, INC.)
  • KZOK-FM (102.5 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KMPS-FM (94.1 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Seattle:

  • KING-TV (Channel 5; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: KING BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KOMO-TV (Channel 4; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: FISHER BROADCASTING - SEATTLE TV, L.L.C.)
  • KSTW (Channel 11; TACOMA, WA; Owner: UPN TELEVISION STATIONS INC.)
  • K57HB (Channel 57; EUREKA, CA; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KIRO-TV (Channel 7; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: KIRO-TV HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KONG-TV (Channel 16; EVERETT, WA; Owner: KONG-TV, INC.)
  • KTWB-TV (Channel 22; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • K58DP (Channel 58; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • KCTS-TV (Channel 9; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: KCTS TELEVISION)
  • K68DL (Channel 68; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • KHCV (Channel 45; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: NORTH PACIFIC INTERNATIONAL TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KWPX (Channel 33; BELLEVUE, WA; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • KCPQ (Channel 13; TACOMA, WA; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION NORTHWEST, INC.)
  • KWDK (Channel 56; TACOMA, WA; Owner: PUGET SOUND EDUCATIONAL TV, INC.)
  • KWOG (Channel 51; BELLEVUE, WA; Owner: AFRICAN-AMERICAN BROADCASTING CO.OF BELLEVUE, INC.)
  • KBTC-TV (Channel 28; TACOMA, WA; Owner: BATES TECHNICAL COLLEGE)
  • K02EO (Channel 2; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: KIRO-TV HOLDINGS, INC.)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)


See more detailed statistics of Seattle fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 427
Total length: 10,069 meters (33,035ft)
Total costs: $1,590,684,408
Total average daily traffic: 18,692,079
Total average daily truck traffic: 1,203,016

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 1900-1909: 4
  • 1910-1919: 13
  • 1920-1929: 6
  • 1930-1939: 26
  • 1940-1949: 14
  • 1950-1959: 24
  • 1960-1969: 236
  • 1970-1979: 13
  • 1980-1989: 30
  • 1990-1999: 35
  • 2000-2009: 22
  • 2010-2012: 4
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Seattle, WA

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Seattle)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 1184 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 46 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Seattle, WA)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 393 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 34 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 634 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 65 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 170 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 4053 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Seattle)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 2 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Seattle)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 1223 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)


Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 124 full and 1 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED2,297$332,4985,074$345,85122,167$307,443631$202,808148$2,026,4392,048$285,8397$269,479
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED119$317,071508$368,0162,207$314,72790$111,8212$732,500258$302,7191$69,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED210$313,078748$365,4065,159$347,260293$174,06032$1,253,313696$293,7265$117,400
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN247$311,299609$371,2563,727$322,504144$184,18016$1,425,500458$286,3543$149,430
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS35$328,06098$393,367869$327,37861$233,6743$728,00093$239,5480$0

Detailed mortgage data for all 125 tracts in Seattle, WA

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 121 full and 1 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED664$324,175398$333,8228$283,250
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED171$322,159150$334,19610$284,035
APPLICATIONS DENIED138$309,081119$327,1688$185,250
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN67$331,86645$339,7112$150,000
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS16$327,6958$349,7504$321,500

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 2221
  • Hazardous Condition: 1234
  • Service Call: 140
  • Good Intent Call: 30

Incident types - Seattle


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Seattle, WA

Most common first names in Seattle, WA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John5,75375.0 years
William4,55574.7 years
Mary4,19680.6 years
Robert3,87971.1 years
James3,41171.8 years
George2,98776.5 years
Charles2,71974.8 years
Helen2,52181.3 years
Margaret2,44480.6 years
Dorothy2,07379.2 years
Most common last names in Seattle, WA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson2,58277.1 years
Smith2,07476.6 years
Anderson1,71677.5 years
Brown1,09375.6 years
Nelson1,05178.2 years
Miller1,03176.3 years
Williams1,02274.5 years
Jones1,01374.3 years
Peterson84079.2 years
Wilson78276.8 years
Businesses in Seattle, WA
NameCountNameCount
24 Hour Fitness6Juicy Couture1
7-Eleven38KFC9
ALDO2Kmart1
AMF Bowling1Kroger22
AT&T15LA Fitness2
Abercrombie & Fitch2La Quinta2
Abercrombie Kids1Lane Bryant1
Ace Hardware6Lane Furniture5
Aeropostale1LensCrafters2
Aerosoles1Levi Strauss & Co.1
Albertsons4Little Caesars Pizza4
American Eagle Outfitters4Lowe's2
Ann Taylor3Macy's2
Apple Store1Marriott8
Applebee's1Marshalls1
Arby's3MasterBrand Cabinets20
AutoZone2McDonald's19
Avenue1Men's Wearhouse2
BMW1Motel 63
Banana Republic3Motherhood Maternity4
Baskin-Robbins13New Balance21
Bath & Body Works2Nike46
Bebe1Nordstrom4
Bed Bath & Beyond3Office Depot4
Ben & Jerry's1OfficeMax1
Best Western4Old Navy1
Blockbuster10Outback Steakhouse2
Brooks Brothers1Pac Sun1
Brookstone2Panda Express3
Budget Car Rental4Panera Bread2
Burger King7Papa John's Pizza3
Cache1Payless4
Chico's3Penske2
Chipotle3PetSmart1
Cinnabon 1Pier 1 Imports2
Clarion1Pizza Hut9
Clarks2Qdoba Mexican Grill5
Cold Stone Creamery1Quality2
Comfort Inn1Quiznos9
Comfort Suites1RadioShack13
Costco2Red Robin2
Crate & Barrel1Red Roof Inn1
Curves7Rite Aid10
DHL16Rodeway Inn1
Dairy Queen2SAS Shoes1
Days Inn3Safeway19
Dennys3Sam's Club1
Discount Tire2Sears4
Domino's Pizza6Sephora4
DressBarn1Soma Intimates1
Econo Lodge1Spencer Gifts1
Eddie Bauer3Sprint Nextel7
Express3Staples3
Extended Stay America1Starbucks99
FedEx132Subway40
Finish Line2Super 81
Firestone Complete Auto Care6T-Mobile24
Foot Locker1T.J.Maxx1
Forever 212Taco Bell9
GNC10Target2
GameStop4The Cheesecake Factory1
Gap3The Limited1
Gymboree3The Room Place1
H&M2Torrid1
H&R Block22Toys"R"Us1
Haworth1Trader Joe's4
Hilton2Travelodge5
Holiday Inn6True Value6
Hollister Co.2U-Haul19
Home Depot4UPS124
Hyatt1Urban Outfitters3
IHOP2Vans14
J.Crew3Verizon Wireless5
JCPenney2Victoria's Secret5
Jack In The Box9Vons19
Jamba Juice3Walgreens14
Jimmy John's11Wendy's5
JoS. A. Bank1Westin1
Johnny Rockets2Wet Seal2
Jones New York9Whole Foods Market3
Journeys2YMCA7
Browse common businesses in Seattle, WA


Seattle on our top lists:

  • #27 on the list of "Top 100 biggest cities"
  • #38 on the list of "Top 100 cities with highest ratio of median house value to median household income (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #69 on the list of "Top 100 cities with highest median house value (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #69 on the list of "Top 100 best educated cities (highest percentage of bachelor degree holding residents) (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #76 on the list of "Top 100 cities with highest percentage of college students (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #77 on the list of "Top 100 cities with smallest houses (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #87 on the list of "Top 100 cities with largest land areas (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #15 (98117) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Northern European first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #15 (98122) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Ugandan first ancestries"
  • #17 (98101) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the most finance and insurance companies in 2005"
  • #18 (98118) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Ethiopian first ancestries"
  • #22 (98104) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Somalian first ancestries"
  • #23 (98101) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the most medium-big companies in 2005 (at least 100 employees)"
  • #25 (98117) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Icelander first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #27 (98101) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the most Internet business establishments in 2005"
  • #27 (98104) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the highest 2004 average taxable dividends for individuals (pop 5,000+)"
  • #28 (98121) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Bulgarian first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #29 (98104) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the most offices of lawyers in 2005"
  • #35 (98106) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Zimbabwean first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #35 (98177) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Estonian first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #38 (98104) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Sierra Leonean first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #38 (98103) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the most full service restaurants in 2005"
  • #41 (98121) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Celtic first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #49 (98133) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the most casinos in 2005"
  • #52 (98102) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Zairian first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #54 (98121) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Other Subsaharan African first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #55 (98177) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest charity contributions deductions as a percentage of AGI in 2004 (pop 5,000+)"
  • #2 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that exercised in the past month"
  • #12 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that drank alcohol in the past 30 days"
  • #17 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest carbon monoxide air pollution readings in 2005 (ppm)"
  • #41 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the best general health status score of residents (1-5), 3 years of data"
  • #58 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that visited a dentist within the past year"
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State forum archive:

Top Patent Applicants
Top Patent Applicants
  • Robert W. Lord (928)
  • Mark A. Malamud (915)
  • Jordin T. Kare (776)
  • Elizabeth A. Sweeney (400)
  • Swaminathan Sivasubramanian (75)
  • Craig J. Mundie (73)
  • Paul Holman (71)
  • Jeffrey D. Carnevali (70)
  • Stephen G. Latta (67)
  • David R. Richardson (66)

Total of 19320 patent applications in 2008-2014.

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