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Old 05-19-2017, 10:18 PM
Location: Clemson, SC by way of Tyler,TX
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ttt. May be moving to Bellevue or Irvine.
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Old 05-23-2017, 02:48 PM
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Originally Posted by Tall Traveler View Post
I really like OC including for the weather and low crime rate. Seattle is a real city with suburbs and OC is a collection of smaller cities and suburbs. I would go for Seattle as more fun and itneresting and OC for having a better climate and lower cirime (though Seattle is the 2nd lowest of any large US city in terms of violent crime).
That's just blatantly false

Seattle has a higher violent crime rate than LA
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Old 05-23-2017, 03:25 PM
Location: Seattle, WA
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Originally Posted by Edward234 View Post
1. Data from 2012... so you're referencing information that is half a decade old.
2. The post admits Seattle has a much lower murder rate than LA, so the number given is yet another blanket number assigned to represent a wide range of crimes.
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Old 05-23-2017, 04:21 PM
Location: Seattle WA, USA
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Originally Posted by RudyOD View Post
Yeahp. That is the Seattle MSA after all. Yet most people are comparing that small urban core of the Seattle metro to the entirety of OC. The rest of the Seattle metro must not be worth mentioning? I dont know. The comments are interesting nonetheless, but not surprising.

I doubt 3million + people all live in pedestrian paradise Capitol Hill.
These are the largest cities in the metro area

Seattle: 686,800
White: 69.5%
Black: 7.9%
Asian: 13.8%
Pacific Islander: 0.4%
Hispanic: 6.6%
Native: 0.8%
Mixed: 5.1%
Other: 2.4%

Tacoma: 207,948
White: 64.9%
Black: 12.2%
Asian: 8.2%
Pacific Islander: 1.2%
Hispanic: 11.3%
Native: 1.8%
Mixed: 8.1%
Other: N/A

Bellevue: 139,820
White: 62.6%
Black: 2.2%
Asian: 27.6%
Pacific Islander: 0.2%
Hispanic: 7.0%
Native: 0.4%
Mixed: 3.9%
Other: 3.1%

Kent: 126,952
White: 55.5%
Black: 11.3%
Asian: 15.2%
Pacific Islander: 1.9%
Hispanic: 16.6%
Native: 1.0%
Mixed: 6.6%
Other: 8.5%

Everett: 108,010
White: 56%
Black: 9%
Asian: 10%
Pacific Islander: 4%
Hispanic: 13%
Native: 1.56%
Mixed: 4.25%
Other: 3.13%

Renton: 100,242
White: 54.6%
Black: 10.6%
Asian: 21.2%
Pacific Islander: 0.8%
Hispanic: 13.1%
Native: 0.7%
Mixed: 5.8%
Other: 6.2%
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Old 05-23-2017, 06:19 PM
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Orange County,Ca.
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