Seattle Metro Area

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The Seattle metro area is centered in Washington and has 3,404,443 residents. It has very high home values, average rent costs, and average unemployment levels. Its citizens generally have high education levels and high income levels.
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Seattle Metro Area

Cities

Name Population
Seattle 603,174
Tacoma 199,449
Bellevue 121,134
Everett 102,569
Kent 101,652
Federal Way 88,787
Renton 88,655
Auburn 68,579
Marysville 58,944
Lakewood 58,688
South Hill 55,435
Redmond 53,179
Shoreline 52,924
Kirkland 48,334
Sammamish 44,526
Edmonds 39,821
Puyallup 36,974
Lynnwood 35,805
Parkland 34,313
Bothell 33,124
Burien 33,102
University Place 31,201
Des Moines 29,625
Issaquah 29,025
Spanaway 28,959
Lake Stevens 27,472
SeaTac 26,735
Cottage Lake 22,999
Mercer Island 22,592
Graham 22,268
Maple Valley 21,790
Silver Firs 21,622
Fairwood 20,430
Kenmore 20,256
Mukilteo 20,084
Mountlake Terrace 20,027
Tukwila 18,870
Frederickson 18,086
Mill Creek 17,861
Arlington 17,403
Covington 17,203
Monroe 16,989
Bonney Lake 16,878
North Lynnwood 16,256
Martha Lake 15,704
White Center 14,292
Kingsgate 14,211
Elk Plain 14,104
Lake Forest Park 12,648
East Renton Highlands 12,087
Artondale 11,875
Maltby 11,654
Prairie Ridge 11,463
Woodinville 10,800
Enumclaw 10,778
Vashon 10,759
Newcastle 10,109
Snoqualmie 9,754
Sumner 9,409
Edgewood 9,406
Midland 9,178
Snohomish 9,118
Fife 8,777
Picnic Point 8,736
Summit 8,290
Alderwood Manor 8,169
Lake Stickney 7,827
DuPont 7,604
Waller 7,309
Gig Harbor 7,128
Milton 6,927
Pacific 6,556
Hobart 6,507
Orting 6,494
Duvall 6,474
Fircrest 6,466
Normandy Park 6,331
Wollochet 6,190
Brier 6,130
Steilacoom 6,079
Stanwood 6,032
Woods Creek 5,914
Boulevard Park 5,819
North Bend 5,756
Eastgate 5,505
Maplewood 5,026
Sultan 4,526
Buckley 4,377
Mirrormont 4,264
Black Diamond 4,121
Wauna 3,928
Rosedale 3,837
Lake Goodwin 3,706
Clearview 3,632
Key Center 3,560
Fox Island 3,398
Esperance 3,385
Granite Falls 3,289
Longbranch 3,095
Clyde Hill 2,980

Nearby Metro Areas

Name Population
Portland (OR) Metro Area 2,202,583
Boise Metro Area 610,120
Sacramento Metro Area 2,130,801
Billings Metro Area 156,167
San Francisco Metro Area 4,292,964
Salt Lake City Metro Area 1,109,380
San Jose Metro Area 1,817,627
Las Vegas Metro Area 1,928,695
Los Angeles Metro Area 12,777,695
Cheyenne Metro Area 90,394

Comparable Metro Areas

Name Population Distance
Portland (OR) Metro Area 2,202,583 140 mi.
San Francisco Metro Area 4,292,964 665 mi.
Sacramento Metro Area 2,130,801 603 mi.
San Diego Metro Area 3,060,849 1,018 mi.
Minneapolis-St. Paul Metro Area 3,259,654 1,354 mi.

ZIP Codes

Name Population
98052 57,812
98012 50,265
98208 49,945
98023 47,949
98270 45,890
98115 45,667
98105 44,647
98103 44,639
98118 44,554
98003 43,829
98387 43,679
98133 43,530
98391 43,320
98058 42,986
98034 42,855
98042 40,316
98223 39,403
98092 39,264
98204 38,927
98374 38,499
98006 36,878
98125 36,581
98059 35,562
98036 35,032
98198 34,943
98026 34,760
98203 34,416
98033 33,761
98168 33,416
98444 33,160
98290 32,913
98031 32,573
98155 32,467
98001 32,076
98404 31,798
98002 31,653
98056 31,106
98038 30,970
98122 30,956
98258 30,355
98011 30,105
98117 30,042
98087 29,936
98499 29,774
98445 29,721
98032 29,531
98375 29,177
98201 28,704
98296 28,655
98030 28,600
98272 27,856
98037 27,794
98498 27,528
98027 27,388
98004 26,754
98466 26,451
98146 26,234
98271 26,004
98144 25,487
98021 25,238
98007 25,231
98074 25,040
98409 24,743
98029 24,542
98008 24,399
98335 23,999
98178 23,505
98188 22,958
98338 22,756
98405 22,695
98040 22,592
98108 22,583
98373 22,463
98116 22,255
98106 22,230
98406 22,138
98072 22,025
98112 21,900
98372 21,751
98107 21,182
98119 21,181
98102 20,983
98371 20,862
98075 20,771
98422 20,757
98022 20,752
98109 20,490
98292 20,450
98055 20,386
98199 20,308
98407 20,274
98028 20,248
98275 20,084
98177 20,080
98126 20,078
98043 20,074
98053 19,746
98166 19,659
98408 19,604
98020 18,951

School Districts

Name
Seattle Public Schools
Tacoma School District
Lake Washington School District
Highline School District
Federal Way School District
Kent School District
Edmonds School District
Bethel School District
Puyallup School District
Northshore School District
Everett School District
Clover Park School District
Bellevue School District
Marysville School District
Issaquah School District
Renton School District
Auburn School District
Snohomish School District
Mukilteo School District
Shoreline School District
Peninsula School District
Monroe School District
Sumner School District
Franklin Pierce School District
Snoqualmie Valley School District
Lake Stevens School District
Arlington School District
Stanwood-Camano School District
Yelm School District
University Place School District
Tahoma School District
Enumclaw School District
Steilacoom Historical School District
Riverview School District
White River School District
Sultan School District
Fife School District
Vashon Island School District
Eatonville School District
Lakewood School District
Orting School District
Granite Falls School District
Tukwila School District
Mercer Island School District
Dieringer School District
Darrington School District
Skykomish School District
Index School District
Carbonado School District

Schools

Niche Grade Name Type Grades Grade Level
3.66 Kentridge High School Public 9-12 High
4.33 Kamiak High School Public 9-12 High
3.66 Kentwood High School Public 9-12 High
2.33 Mariner High School Public 9-12 High
2.00 Kent-Meridian High School Public 9-12 High
2.33 Thomas Jefferson High School Public 9-12 High
4.00 Henry M. Jackson High School Public 9-12 High
4.33 Skyline High School Public 9-12 High
2.66 Cascade High School Public 9-12 High
4.33 Issaquah High School Public 9-12 High
2.33 Gov. John Rogers High School Public 10-12 High
2.00 Todd Beamer High School Public 9-12 High
4.00 Tahoma Senior High School Public 10-12 High
3.33 Garfield High School Public 9-12 High
2.66 Kentlake High School Public 9-12 High
4.33 Inglemoor High School Public 10-12 High
3.66 Snohomish High School Public 9-12 High
4.33 Newport Senior High School Public 9-12 High
3.00 Edmonds Woodway High School Public 9-12 High
1.33 Auburn Senior High School Public 9-12 High
3.66 Roosevelt High School Public 9-12 High
2.66 Auburn Riverside High School Public 9-12 High
3.66 Lake Stevens Senior High School Public 10-12 High
2.66 Monroe High School Public 9-12 High
2.00 Mount Rainier High School Public 9-12 High
4.00 Gig Harbor High School Public 9-12 High
2.66 Stadium High School Public 9-12 High
2.33 Lynnwood High School Public 9-12 High
3.66 Ballard High School Public 9-12 High
3.66 Arlington High School Public 9-12 High
3.00 Emerald Ridge High School Public 10-12 High
3.66 Shorewood High School Public 9-12 High
3.33 Puyallup High School Public 10-12 High
4.00 Bothell High School Public 10-12 High
3.00 Stanwood High School Public 9-12 High
3.66 Meadowdale High School Public 9-12 High
4.00 Mount Si High School Public 9-12 High
4.33 Glacier Peak High School Public 9-12 High
1.33 Federal Way Senior High School Public 9-12 High
2.33 Everett High School Public 9-12 High
4.00 Interlake Senior High School Public 9-12 High
4.33 Redmond High School Public 10-12 High
1.00 Mt. Tahoma High School Public 9-12 High
3.00 Hazen Senior High School Public 9-12 High
3.66 Enumclaw Senior High School Public 9-12 High
1.33 Decatur High School Public 9-12 High
4.33 Mercer Island High School Public 9-12 High
2.66 Bonney Lake High School Public 9-12 High
2.33 Auburn Mountainview High School Public 9-12 High
4.00 Shorecrest High School Public 9-12 High
3.33 Curtis Senior High School Public 10-12 High
2.66 Wilson High School Public 9-12 High
3.33 Peninsula High School Public 9-12 High
1.00 Lincoln High School Public 9-12 High
1.33 Mountlake Terrace High School Public 9-12 High
1.33 Highline High School Public 9-12 High
1.66 Graham Kapowsin High School Public 10-12 High
4.00 Bellevue High School Public 9-12 High
4.33 Eastlake High School Public 10-12 High
3.00 Sumner Senior High School Public 9-12 High
1.33 Lakes High School Public 9-12 High
4.33 Woodinville High School Public 10-12 High
2.33 Franklin High School Public 9-12 High
2.00 Lindbergh Senior High School Public 9-12 High
1.00 Renton Senior High School Public 9-12 High
2.00 Marysville-Pilchuck Pathways of Choice High School Public 9-12 High
4.00 Tahoma Junior High School Public 8-9 Middle, High
1.00 Spanaway Lake High School Public 10-12 High
3.00 White River High School Public 9-12 High
4.00 Eckstein Middle School Public 6-8 Middle
King's Schools Private PK-12 Pre-K, Elementary, Middle, High
2.00 Yelm High School Public 10-12 High
4.00 Liberty Senior High School Public 9-12 High
2.33 Franklin Pierce High School Public 9-12 High
2.33 Cavelero Mid High School Public 8-9 Middle, High
1.00 Clover Park High School Public 9-12 High
2.33 McKnight Middle School Public 6-8 Middle
3.66 Nathan Hale High School Public 9-12 High
1.00 Bethel High School Public 10-12 High
3.00 Sammamish Senior High School Public 9-12 High
1.66 Sealth High School Public 9-12 High
3.00 Evergreen Middle School Public 6-8 Middle
3.66 Washington Middle School Public 6-8 Middle
Bellevue Christian School Private PK-12 Pre-K, Elementary, Middle, High
4.33 Inglewood Junior High School Public 7-9 Middle, High
1.00 Foss High School Public 9-12 High
1.66 Nelsen Middle School Public 6-8 Middle
1.66 West Seattle High School Public 9-12 High
2.33 Curtis Junior High School Public 8-9 Middle, High
Bishop Blanchet High School Private 9-12 High
Bellarmine Preparatory School Private 9-12 High
1.00 Washington High School Public 9-12 High
4.00 Lake Washington High School Public 10-12 High
4.00 Chinook Middle School Public 6-8 Middle
3.66 Lake Wilderness Elementary School Public PK-5 Pre-K, Elementary
1.66 Ingraham High School Public 9-12 High
3.66 Whitman Middle School Public 6-8 Middle
John F. Kennedy Memorial High School Private 9-12 High
4.00 Heatherwood Middle School Public 6-8 Middle
3.33 Juanita High School Public 10-12 High

Colleges

Name
University of Washington
Bellevue College
Edmonds Community College
Green River Community College
Olympic College
Tacoma Community College
Seattle Community College - Central
Everett Community College
Pierce College at Fort Steilacoom
Highline Community College
Seattle Community College - North
Shoreline Community College
Seattle Community College - South
South Puget Sound Community College
Skagit Valley College
Seattle University
Evergreen State College
Bates Technical College
Lake Washington Institute of Technology
Clover Park Technical College
University of Washington - Bothell
Pierce College at Puyallup
Centralia College
Renton Technical College
Seattle Pacific University
Pacific Lutheran University
University of Washington - Tacoma
Cascadia Community College
University of Puget Sound
The Art Institute of Seattle
Saint Martin's University
Northwest University
City University of Seattle
Everest College - Tacoma
DigiPen Institute of Technology
Pima Medical Institute - Renton
University of Phoenix - Western Washington
Cornish College of the Arts
Pima Medical Institute - Seattle
DeVry University - Washington
Everest College - Renton
Everest College - Everett
ITT Technical Institute - Seattle
Gene Juarez Academy - South
International Academy of Design & Technology - Seattle
Everest College - Bremerton
ITT Technical Institute - Everett
Seattle Vocational Institute
Gene Juarez Academy - North
Antioch University - Seattle
Cortiva Institute - Seattle
Northwest Hair Academy - Mount Vernon
Bastyr University
Everest College - Seattle
Divers Institute of Technology
Trinity Lutheran College
Evergreen Beauty College - Everett
Evergreen Beauty College - Bellevue
Faith Evangelical College & Seminary
Paroba College of Cosmetology
BJ's Beauty & Barber College
Argosy University - Seattle
Toni & Guy Hairdressing Academy - Shoreline
Northwest College of Art & Design
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Demographics

Racial Diversity

Race Seattle Metro Area United States Portland (OR) Metro Area San Francisco Metro Area Sacramento Metro Area San Diego Metro Area Minneapolis-St. Paul Metro Area
White 68.71% 64.16% 76.73% 43.03% 56.23% 49.01% 79.08%
Asian 11.18% 4.67% 5.59% 22.99% 11.75% 10.67% 5.57%
Hispanic 8.68% 16.05% 10.62% 21.28% 19.83% 31.62% 5.24%
African American 5.28% 12.21% 2.72% 8.11% 7.02% 4.78% 7.09%
Other 6.12% 2.87% 4.31% 4.55% 5.13% 3.89% 2.99%

Gender

Gender Seattle Metro Area United States Portland (OR) Metro Area San Francisco Metro Area Sacramento Metro Area San Diego Metro Area Minneapolis-St. Paul Metro Area
Male 49.8% 49.2% 49.4% 49.3% 49.0% 50.2% 49.4%
Female 50.2% 50.8% 50.6% 50.7% 51.0% 49.8% 50.6%

Education Levels

Education Levels Seattle Metro Area United States Portland (OR) Metro Area San Francisco Metro Area Sacramento Metro Area San Diego Metro Area Minneapolis-St. Paul Metro Area
Less than a high school diploma 9% 15% 10% 13% 13% 15% 7%
High school diploma or equivalent 22% 29% 23% 18% 22% 19% 24%
Some college or associate degree 32% 29% 34% 26% 36% 32% 31%
Bachelor's degree 24% 18% 22% 27% 20% 21% 25%
Master's degree or higher 13% 10% 12% 17% 10% 13% 12%

Age

Age Seattle Metro Area United States Portland (OR) Metro Area San Francisco Metro Area Sacramento Metro Area San Diego Metro Area Minneapolis-St. Paul Metro Area
9 years and under 13% 13% 13% 12% 13% 13% 14%
10 to 17 years 10% 11% 11% 9% 12% 11% 11%
18 to 24 years 9% 10% 9% 9% 10% 12% 9%
25 to 34 years 15% 13% 15% 15% 14% 15% 14%
35 to 44 years 15% 14% 15% 15% 13% 14% 14%
45 to 54 years 15% 15% 14% 15% 14% 14% 15%
55 to 64 years 11% 12% 12% 12% 11% 10% 11%
65 and over 11% 13% 11% 12% 12% 11% 10%

Housing

Rent vs. Own

Rent vs. Own Seattle Metro Area United States Portland (OR) Metro Area San Francisco Metro Area Sacramento Metro Area San Diego Metro Area Minneapolis-St. Paul Metro Area
Rent 38.0% 33.9% 37.3% 44.5% 38.0% 44.8% 28.0%
Own 62.0% 66.1% 62.7% 55.5% 62.0% 55.2% 72.0%

Crime Rates

Annual Violent Crimes (per 100,000)

Type of Crime Seattle Metro Area United States Portland (OR) Metro Area San Francisco Metro Area Sacramento Metro Area San Diego Metro Area Minneapolis-St. Paul Metro Area
Rape 19.0 29.2 38.6 27.6 26.2 21.2 NA
Murder 3.7 5.6 3.3 12.5 7.1 3.5 NA
Robbery 226.7 150.7 158.9 495.5 254.1 109.8 NA
Assault 348.2 280.9 316.4 369.5 451.2 250.2 NA

Annual Property Crimes (per 100,000)

Type of Crime Seattle Metro Area United States Portland (OR) Metro Area San Francisco Metro Area Sacramento Metro Area San Diego Metro Area Minneapolis-St. Paul Metro Area
Burglary 1,040.6 718.3 747.6 894.0 938.8 429.9 NA
Larceny 3,485.9 2,276.2 3,745.3 2,761.4 2,548.9 1,406.6 NA
Motor vehicle theft 567.3 275.5 599.5 924.4 702.1 479.3 NA

Income

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