Seattle, Washington

Population 634,541

Seattle is located in King County, WA. The population is 634,541, making Seattle the largest city in King County and the largest city in the state of Washington.

There are 129 public schools in Seattle with an average Homefacts rating of B. The total crime rate for Seattle is moderate, and there are 698 registered sex offenders residing in the city. Unemployment in Seattle is low and the median home sales price is $667,250. Detailed and up-to-date Seattle property reports are available for any property address.

Cities near Seattle include Medina, Hunts Point and Clyde Hill.

Seattle Neighborhood Report

Schools

School Rating is Very good
  • No High School Diploma: 5.3%
  • High School Graduate or Higher: 32.6%
  • Bachelor's Degree or Higher: 62.1%

Crime Rate

53.4% Higher than national avg.
  • Auto theft: 589
  • Violent Crimes: 613
  • Robbery: 221
  • Burglary: 1
  • Property Crime: 5
  • Larceny Theft: 3

Registered Offenders

32.02% Lower than national avg.
  • 698 offenders in Seattle
  • 11.00 offenders/10,000 residents

Environmental Hazards

2,982 Found nearby
  • Brownfields: 29
  • Registered Polluters: 96
  • Superfunds: 117
  • Tanks & Spills: 2,740

Unemployment

Low 2.8%
  • Washington unemployment average: 4.4%
  • National unemployment average: 3.8%

Property Values

Median Property Value $667,250

Crime view details

698 Registered Offenders search the registered offender database

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*100 is national avg. Greater than 100 means higher crime, lower means less crime.
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Property Report Overview

Average Listing Price
$675,000 compared to August 2017
Median Sales Price
$667,250 compared to August 2017

Median Home Value

Housing Inventory

Property Type
  • Vacant
    5.3%
  • Rented
    50.6%
  • Owned
    44.1%

Number Of Properties Per Bedroom (Distressed)

7,445 Building Permits View All

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  • In 2014, the city of Seattle, WA issued 7,445 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. Of those 7,445 permits, 898 were issued for single family homes and 6,547 were issued for multi-family homes.
  • In 2013, the city of Seattle, WA issued 6,677 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. Of those 6,677 permits, 822 were issued for single family homes and 5,855 were issued for multi-family homes.
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Building Permits By Year

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Environmental Hazards

2982 Environmental Hazards

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Health Hazards

  • Air Quality HEALTHY (157/160)
    Seattle, WA has 98.13% good air quality.
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  • Radon ZONE 3 COUNTY
    Seattle, WA is a green zone.
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  • UV Index MODERATE 3.58 Average
    Seattle, WA is a moderate risk area for ultra-violet rays.
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Weather

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Average Monthly Temperature

  • January 41.52°
  • February 43.57°
  • March 45.5°
  • April 49.52°
  • May 56°
  • June 61.21°
  • July 66.68°
  • August 66.9°
  • September 62.4°
  • October 52.77°
  • November 46.1°
  • December 40.24°

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Natural Disasters

Probability of Natural Disasters for Seattle, WA

Earthquakes
Seattle, WA has a very high risk of earthquakes.
Hurricanes
Seattle, WA has no risk of hurricanes.
Hail
Seattle, WA has a very low risk of hail storms.
Tornadoes
Seattle, WA has a very low risk of tornadoes.

Demographics view details

Median Household Income

Median Household Income in Seattle, WA: $80,349

Unemployment

Unemployment in Seattle is 2.8%. It is lower than the state and national averages, 4.4% and 3.8% respectively

Workforce Breakdown

Blue Collar - 22.89%
White Collar - 77.11%

Politics

State Representatives

  • Gov. Jay Inslee
  • Sen. Maria Cantwell
  • Sen. Patty Murray

City Representatives

  • Jim McDermott
  • Adam Smith

Neighborhood Info

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Nearest Major Airports

221 FCC Towers view all

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