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Seattle, Washington Age and Sex of Residents
Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $436,600 (it was $252,100 in 2000)
Seattle:

$436,600
Washington:

$250,800
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $309,600 - $640,700

Mean price in 2013:

Detached houses: $568,839
Here:

$568,839
State:

$329,559

Townhouses or other attached units: $385,883
Here:

$385,883
State:

$270,940

In 2-unit structures: $408,458
Here:

$408,458
State:

$280,281

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $353,526
Here:

$353,526
State:

$202,515

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $330,587
Here:

$330,587
State:

$245,538

Mobile homes: $114,203
Here:

$114,203
State:

$98,688

Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $245,904
Here:

$245,904
State:

$69,606
Median year house/condo built: 1950

Median year apartment built: 1972

Household type by relationship:

Households: 536,722

Size of family households: 56,357 2-persons, 26,410 3-persons, 19,437 4-persons, 7,936 5-persons, 3,123 6-persons, 2,235 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 105,439 1-person, 30,379 2-persons, 4,732 3-persons, 1,594 4-persons, 562 5-persons, 265 6-persons, 166 7-or-more-persons.

55,872 married couples with children.
21,892 single-parent households (4,371 men, 17,521 women).

79.8% of residents of Seattle speak English at home.
4.2% of residents speak Spanish at home (56% speak English very well, 19% speak English well, 19% speak English not well, 6% don't speak English at all).
4.0% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (77% speak English very well, 15% speak English well, 7% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).
10.5% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (44% speak English very well, 30% speak English well, 20% speak English not well, 6% don't speak English at all).
1.6% of residents speak other language at home (58% speak English very well, 28% speak English well, 12% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).

Foreign born population: 94,952 (16.9%)
(46.7% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:

Here:

6.1
State:

6.3

Median number of rooms in apartments:

Here:

3.1
State:

3.9

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Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Seattle, Washington:

  • 1,248no bedroom
  • 10,2541 bedroom
  • 36,2292 bedrooms
  • 45,8873 bedrooms
  • 24,2714 bedrooms
  • 7,2625+ bedrooms

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Seattle, Washington:

  • 25,502no bedroom
  • 55,9201 bedroom
  • 36,2582 bedrooms
  • 10,7133 bedrooms
  • 3,5624 bedrooms
  • 1,4045+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Cars and other vehicles available in Seattle in owner-occupied houses/condos:

  • 6,633no vehicle
  • 45,0761 vehicle
  • 52,8462 vehicles
  • 15,4943 vehicles
  • 3,8454 vehicles
  • 1,2575+ vehicles

Cars and other vehicles available in Seattle in renter-occupied apartments

  • 35,547no vehicle
  • 64,7371 vehicle
  • 25,1152 vehicles
  • 5,4033 vehicles
  • 1,5404 vehicles
  • 1,0175+ vehicles
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Seattle, Washington:

  • 8621 room
  • 2,9492 rooms
  • 8,0773 rooms
  • 13,9954 rooms
  • 21,7925 rooms
  • 23,0406 rooms
  • 20,5607 rooms
  • 16,0488 rooms
  • 17,8289+ rooms

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Seattle, Washington:

  • 20,8231 room
  • 25,6072 rooms
  • 34,4313 rooms
  • 25,3994 rooms
  • 13,4485 rooms
  • 6,4136 rooms
  • 3,5107 rooms
  • 1,9688 rooms
  • 1,7609+ rooms

Year house built

Median 2013 house/condo value by year built ($)

Median house/condo value by year householder moved into unit ($)

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders ($)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

  • Seattle, WA household income distribution

  • Seattle, WA household income distribution
  • 23,130Less than $10,000
  • 14,422$10,000 to $14,999
  • 13,513$15,000 to $19,999
  • 15,515$20,000 to $24,999
  • 15,285$25,000 to $29,999
  • 16,413$30,000 to $34,999
  • 15,046$35,000 to $39,999
  • 14,010$40,000 to $44,999
  • 11,989$45,000 to $49,999
  • 22,366$50,000 to $59,999
  • 26,516$60,000 to $74,999
  • 29,387$75,000 to $99,999
  • 16,027$100,000 to $124,999
  • 8,386$125,000 to $149,999
  • 7,618$150,000 to $199,999
  • 9,012$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2013 in Seattle, WA

  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2013 in Seattle, WA
  • 2,450Less than $10,000
  • 41$15,000 to $19,999
  • 40$20,000 to $24,999
  • 227$25,000 to $29,999
  • 70$30,000 to $34,999
  • 73$35,000 to $39,999
  • 162$40,000 to $49,999
  • 67$50,000 to $59,999
  • 86$70,000 to $79,999
  • 42$80,000 to $89,999
  • 418$90,000 to $99,999
  • 918$100,000 to $124,999
  • 1,244$125,000 to $149,999
  • 3,485$150,000 to $174,999
  • 2,381$175,000 to $199,999
  • 8,585$200,000 to $249,999
  • 11,505$250,000 to $299,999
  • 27,472$300,000 to $399,999
  • 26,265$400,000 to $499,999
  • 31,579$500,000 to $749,999
  • 11,260$750,000 to $999,999
  • 9,370$1,000,000 or more
  • Rent paid by renters in 2013 in Seattle, WA

  • Rent paid by renters in 2013 in Seattle, WA
  • 1,515Less than $100
  • 1,693$100 to $149
  • 2,316$150 to $199
  • 3,349$200 to $249
  • 2,017$250 to $299
  • 1,332$300 to $349
  • 934$350 to $399
  • 1,603$400 to $449
  • 617$450 to $499
  • 1,996$500 to $549
  • 2,033$550 to $599
  • 4,071$600 to $649
  • 4,437$650 to $699
  • 4,303$700 to $749
  • 6,021$750 to $799
  • 15,255$800 to $899
  • 14,039$900 to $999
  • 29,640$1,000 to $1,249
  • 22,064$1,250 to $1,499
  • 23,994$1,500 to $1,999
  • 12,430$2,000 or more
  • 4,521No cash rent

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 25,0051995 to March 2000
  • 19,1401990 to 1994
  • 12,7701985 to 1989
  • 11,9331980 to 1984
  • 7,9681975 to 1979
  • 4,4881970 to 1974
  • 3,7211965 to 1969
  • 9,927Before 1965
Seattle commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 6,278
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 22,033
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 37,672
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 51,499
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 54,186
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 23,257
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 50,471
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 9,452
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 11,721
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 19,836
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 10,878
  • 90 or more minutes: 4,597
Seattle, WA Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 94.8%
Number of people working at home: 14,613 (4.6% of all workers)

Seattle mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 178,964 (57%)
  • Carpooled: 35,387 (11%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 54,625 (17%)
  • Streetcar or trolley car: 151 (0%)
  • Subway or elevated: 146 (0%)
  • Railroad: 11 (0%)
  • Ferryboat: 339 (0%)
  • Taxi: 380 (0%)
  • Motorcycle: 1,005 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 5,943 (2%)
  • Walked: 23,291 (7%)
  • Other means: 1,638 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 14,613 (5%)

First ancestries reported:

 Other groups: 152,045
 German: 54,226
 Irish: 43,872
 English: 38,766
 Norwegian: 24,214
 Italian: 17,528
 United States or American: 14,343
 Swedish: 12,651
 Scottish: 12,174
 European: 11,129
 Subsaharan African:: 9,608
 French (except Basque): 9,442
 Scotch-Irish: 8,767
 Polish: 8,252
 Russian: 6,900
 Dutch: 5,699
 Danish: 4,438
 British: 4,165
 Ethiopian: 4,035
 African: 3,358
 Welsh: 3,243
 French Canadian: 2,745
 Scandinavian: 2,705
 Northern European: 2,537
 Greek: 2,281
 Finnish: 2,088
 Swiss: 2,033
 Canadian: 1,939
 Arab:: 1,729
 Czech: 1,687
 Austrian: 1,619
 Hungarian: 1,590
 Ukrainian: 1,455
 Portuguese: 1,217
 Eastern European: 1,158
 Croatian: 1,025
 Lithuanian: 991
 Yugoslavian: 904
 Somalian: 781
 Romanian: 746
 West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups):: 715
 Iranian: 695
 Icelander: 680
 Czechoslovakian: 666
 Turkish: 656
 Belgian: 582
 Armenian: 460
 Lebanese: 448
 Latvian: 447
 Jamaican: 434
 Australian: 420
 Celtic: 413
 Other Subsaharan African: 397
 Slovak: 395
 Arab/Arabic: 350
 Bulgarian: 313
 Other Arab: 291
 Nigerian: 290
 Basque: 288
 Serbian: 271
 Brazilian: 258
 Israeli: 204
 Slovene: 201
 Moroccan: 191
 Estonian: 190
 Egyptian: 188
 Slavic: 187
 Pennsylvania German: 184
 South African: 182
 Sudanese: 171
 Albanian: 136
 New Zealander: 118
 Syrian: 108
 Haitian: 103
 Kenyan: 100
 Ugandan: 85
 Maltese: 78
 Palestinian: 73
 West Indian: 72
 Alsatian: 66
 Liberian: 62
 Acadian/Cajun: 61
 Luxemburger: 56
 Zimbabwean: 56
 Afghan: 52
 Iraqi: 47
 Macedonian: 46
 German Russian: 41
 Trinidadian and Tobagonian: 41
 Jordanian: 33
 Barbadian: 27
 Sierra Leonean: 25
 Ghanian: 24
 British West Indian: 20
 Guyanese: 19
 Senegalese: 19
 Assyrian/Chaldean/Syriac: 16
 Cape Verdean: 16
 Belizean: 12
 Carpatho Rusyn: 11
 Zairian: 7
 Other West Indian: 6

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):

  • 13%Philippines
  • 12%Vietnam
  • 8%Mexico
  • 8%China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan
  • 6%Canada
  • 4%Korea
  • 3%Japan

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

46% of Seattle residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 59% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 33% lived in Washington.

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 2,395
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 883
  • 5th and 6th grade: 1,895
  • 7th and 8th grade: 2,987
  • 9th grade: 2,078
  • 10th grade: 2,653
  • 11th grade: 2,713
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 5,625
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 30,817
  • Less than 1 year of college: 10,952
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 31,758
  • Associate degree: 13,148
  • Bachelor's degree: 59,010
  • Master's degree: 21,056
  • Professional school degree: 9,739
  • Doctorate degree: 6,097

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 3,064
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 820
  • 5th and 6th grade: 2,295
  • 7th and 8th grade: 3,226
  • 9th grade: 2,286
  • 10th grade: 2,583
  • 11th grade: 2,923
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 4,721
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 31,685
  • Less than 1 year of college: 11,347
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 30,161
  • Associate degree: 13,245
  • Bachelor's degree: 63,419
  • Master's degree: 23,697
  • Professional school degree: 6,925
  • Doctorate degree: 3,379

Educational Attainment for Females (%)

Class of Workers

  • Unemployment by race in 2000
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 4.5%Males
  • 3.7%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Black residents
  • 11.1%Males
  • 8.9%Females
  • Unemployment rate for American Indian and Alaska Native residents
  • 22.7%Males
  • 8.4%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Asian residents
  • 7.2%Males
  • 5.0%Females
  • Unemployment rate for other race residents
  • 8.1%Males
  • 5.3%Females
  • Unemployment rate for two or more race residents
  • 7.9%Males
  • 7.4%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino residents
  • 8.2%Males
  • 5.8%Females
Seattle marital status for males
Seattle marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

Median worth of mobile homes: $151,400

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 1%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 1%

House/condo owner moved in on average 10 years ago

Renter moved in on average 2 years ago

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Seattle:

Houses and condos Apartments

Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos:

  • 51.0%Utility gas
  • 26.0%Electricity
  • 21.5%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas

Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments:

  • 70.2%Electricity
  • 20.9%Utility gas
  • 5.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.8%Other fuel
  • 1.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.8%No fuel used

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 8,289
Here:

21.5%
Washington:

9.2%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 3,925
Here:

19.5%
Washington:

7.0%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 9,560
Here:

19.3%
Washington:

15.7%

School Enrollment by Level of School for Male Students

School Enrollment by Level of School for Female Students

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)