Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA

Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA)

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2020 Population
3.93M
1.48% 1-year growth
US Senator
Patty Murray
Democratic Party
US Senator
Maria Cantwell
Democratic Party
2020 Median Age
37
0% 1-year change
2020 Poverty Rate
8.42%
6.21% 1-year decrease
2020 Median Household Income
$90,790
4.53% 1-year growth
2020 Median Property Value
$471,900
8.21% 1-year growth
2020 Employed Population
2.06M
1.87% 1-year growth

About

In 2020, Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA had a population of 3.93M people with a median age of 37 and a median household income of $90,790. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA grew from 3.87M to 3.93M, a 1.48% increase and its median household income grew from $86,856 to $90,790, a 4.53% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA are White (Non-Hispanic) (62%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (14.1%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (6.02%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (5.77%), and White (Hispanic) (4.54%).

None of the households in Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

90.2% of the residents in Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA are University of Washington-Seattle Campus (14,935 degrees awarded in 2020), Green River College (2,925 degrees), and Seattle University (2,534 degrees).

In 2020, the median property value in Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA was $471,900, and the homeownership rate was 60.2%. Most people in Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 31 minutes. The average car ownership in Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA was 2 cars per household.

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Diversity

Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA is home to a population of 3.93M people, from which 90.2% are citizens. As of 2020, 19.2% of Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA residents were born outside of the country (754k people).

In 2020, there were 4.4 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (2.43M people) in Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 553k Asian (Non-Hispanic) and 236k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Race and Ethnicity

Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    2.43M ± 2.17k
  2. Asian (Non-Hispanic)
    553k ± 3.79k
  3. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    236k ± 4.98k
10.3%
Hispanic Population
405k people

In 2020, there were 4.4 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (2.43M people) in Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 553k Asian (Non-Hispanic) and 236k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

10.3% of the people in Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA are hispanic (405k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA as a share of the total population.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

19.2%
2020 Foreign-Born Population
754k people
18.7%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
722k people

As of 2020, 19.2% of Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA residents (754k people) were born outside of the United States, which is higher than the national average of 13.5%. In 2019, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA was 18.7%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Age by Nativity

35
Median Native-Born Age
± 0.1
41
Median Foreign-Born Age
± 0.3

In 2020, the median age of all people in Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA was 37. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 35, were generally younger than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 41. But people in Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA are getting staying the same age. In 2019, the average age of all Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA residents was 37.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    245,459 ± 11,963 people
  2. India
    87,443 ± 7,218 people
  3. China
    77,854 ± 6,815 people

In 2020, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Washington was Mexico, the natal country of 245,459 Washington residents, followed by India with 87,443 and China with 77,854.

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Citizenship

90.2%
2020 Citizenship
90.5%
2019 Citizenship

As of 2020, 90.2% of Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.4%. In 2019, the percentage of US citizens in Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA was 90.5%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    70,362 ± 1,579
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    60,284 ± 2,043
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    34,648 ± 1,738

Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.17 times greater than any other conflict.

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COVID-19

Daily New Cases by Date

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Y-Axis

This chart shows the number of COVID-19 daily new cases by date in Washington, as a 7-day rolling average, compared with the four states with the most similar number of confirmed cases.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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This chart shows weekly unemployment insurance claims in Washington (not-seasonally adjusted) compared with the four states with the most similar impact.

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Employment by Industry Sector

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Y-Axis
8.45%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between May 2020 and May 2021

As of May 2021, there are 145M people employed in Washington. This represents a 8.45% increase in employment when compared to May 2020.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Washington.

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Community Mobility

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This chart presents movement trends over time in the state of Washington across different categories of places such as retail and recreation, groceries and pharmacies, parks, transit stations, workplaces, and residential.

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Economy

Median household income in Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA is $90,790. In 2020, the county with the highest Median Household Income in Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA was King County, WA with a value of $99,158, followed by Snohomish County, WA and Kitsap County, WA, with respective values of $89,273 and $78,969.

Males in Washington have an average income that is 1.35 times higher than the average income of females, which is $61,193. The income inequality in Washington (measured using the Gini index) is 0.466, which is lower than than the national average.

The economy of Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA employs 2.06M people. The largest industries in Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA are Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (262,643 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (260,196 people), and Retail Trade (247,007 people), and the highest paying industries are Information ($100,908), Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($96,283), and Utilities ($89,556).

Wages

Median Household Income

$90,790
2020 value
± $511
4.53%
1 Year Growth
± 0.757%

Households in Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA have a median annual income of $90,790, which is more than the median annual income of $64,994 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $86,856 in 2019, which represents a 4.53% annual growth.

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Wage by Sex in Common Jobs

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$82,611
Average Male Salary in Washington
± $1,547
$61,193
Average Female Salary in Washington
± $1,257

In 2020, full-time male employees in Washington made 1.35 times more than female employees.

This chart shows the sex-based wage disparity in the 5 most common occupations in Washington by number of full-time employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

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Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity in Washington
  1. Asian
    $80,218 ± $3,539
  2. White
    $65,319 ± $1,078
  3. Two or More Races
    $53,715 ± $3,170

In 2020 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Washington workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.23 times more than White workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity in Washington.

This chart shows the race- and ethnicity-based wage disparities in the 5 most common occupations in Washington by number of full-time employees.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA is from Washington.
0.466
2020 Wage GINI in Washington
0.468
2019 Wage GINI in Washington

In 2020, the income inequality in Washington was 0.466 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.301% decline from 2019 to 2020, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Washington was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Washington in comparison to the national average.

This chart shows the number of workers in Washington across various wage buckets compared to the national average.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)

In 2020, the county with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA was King County, WA with a value of $99,158, followed by Snohomish County, WA and Kitsap County, WA, with respective values of $89,273 and $78,969.

The following map shows all of the counties in Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Poverty by Age and Sex

Females 25 - 34
Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

8.42% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA (326k out of 3.87M people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.8%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Females 18 - 24 and then Males 25 - 34.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty
  1. White
    175,619 ± 3,631
  2. Hispanic
    53,718 ± 1,970
  3. Asian
    47,548 ± 1,945

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA is White, followed by Hispanic and Asian.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

2.06M
2020 Value
± 11,695
1.87%
1 Year growth
± 0.746%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA grew at a rate of 1.87%, from 2.03M employees to 2.06M employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA, are Management Occupations (258,509 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (204,607 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (185,231 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA, by number of employees, are Management Occupations (258,509 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (204,607 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (185,231 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other MSAs, Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA has an unusually high number of residents working as Computer & Mathematical Occupations (2.37 times higher than expected), Architecture & Engineering Occupations (1.61 times), and Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, & Media Occupations (1.25 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA, by median earnings, are Computer & Mathematical Occupations ($117,047), Computer, Engineering, & Science Occupations ($105,719), and Architecture & Engineering Occupations ($97,165).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

2.06M
2020 Value
± 11,695
1.87%
1 Year growth
± 0.746%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA grew at a rate of 1.87%, from 2.03M employees to 2.06M employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA, are Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (262,643 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (260,196 people), and Retail Trade (247,007 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA, though some of these residents may live in Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Most Common

The most common industries in Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA, by number of employees, are Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (262,643 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (260,196 people), and Retail Trade (247,007 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other MSAs, Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA has an unusually high number of Management of Companies & Enterprises (1.73 times higher than expected), Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (1.71 times), and Information (1.41 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA, by median earnings, are Information ($100,908), Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($96,283), and Utilities ($89,556).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Washington to other states, or from other states to Washington.
Top Domestic Production in Dollars
  1. $105B
  2. $46.1B
  3. $35.2B

In 2020, the top outbound Washington product (by dollars) was Transport equip. with $105B, followed by Misc. mfg. prods. ($46.1B) and Mixed freight ($35.2B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound Washington products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$500B
2020 Value in Washington
$980B
Projected 2050 Value in Washington
95.8% growth

In 2020, total outbound Washington trade was $500B. This is expected to increase 95.8% to $980B by 2050.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Washington trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Washington to other states, or from other states to Washington.
Most Common Trade Partners
  1. $34.9B
  2. $26.9B
  3. $23.3B

In 2020, the top outbound Washington domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Oregon with $34.9B, followed by California with $26.9B and Hawaii and $23.3B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Washington shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Washington went to Joseph R Biden Jr. with 58% of the vote. The runner-up was Donald J. Trump (38.8%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.97%). The most partisan county was King County, WA with 75% of the vote going to Joseph R Biden Jr. running for the Democratic Party.

Patty Murray and Maria Cantwell are the senators currently representing the state of Washington. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Washington is currently represented by 10 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

Presidential Popular Vote by County

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Joseph R Biden Jr.
Popular Vote for Washington
58% for the Democratic Party
Most Partisan Counties in Washington
  1. 75% for Joseph R Biden Jr. (Democratic Party)
  2. 73.7% for Joseph R Biden Jr. (Democratic Party)
  3. 73.2% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)

In the 2020 presidential election, the most partisan county in Washington was King County, WA with 75% of the vote going to Joseph R Biden Jr. running for the Democratic Party.

The following map shows the counties in Washington colored by their party leaning.

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US Senators from Washington

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Patty Murray
Senator from Washington3
Assumed office on January 3, 1993
Maria Cantwell
Senator from Washington1
Assumed office on January 3, 2001

Patty Murray and Maria Cantwell are the senators currently representing Washington.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

The following chart shows elected senators in Washington over time, excluding special elections, colored by their political party.

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US Representatives from Washington

Washington is currently represented by 10 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Washington have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Education

In 2020, universities in Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA awarded 53,576 degrees. The student population of Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA is skewed towards women, with 76,997 male students and 101,783 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA are White (24,499 and 51.4%), followed by Asian (7,640 and 16%), Hispanic or Latino (4,987 and 10.5%), and Two or More Races (3,936 and 8.26%).

The largest universities in Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA by number of degrees awarded are University of Washington-Seattle Campus (14,935 and 27.9%), Green River College (2,925 and 5.46%), and Seattle University (2,534 and 4.73%).

The most popular majors in Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA are Liberal Arts & Sciences (8,249 and 15.4%), General Business Administration & Management (1,868 and 3.49%), and Registered Nursing (1,476 and 2.75%).

The median tuition costs in Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA are $32,964 for private four year colleges, and $3,727 and $4,694 respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 765 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 711 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 644 degree-majorss awarded

In 2020, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA was General Business Administration & Management with 765 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Bachelors Degree from schools in Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA according to their major.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 14,935 degrees awarded
  2. 2,925 degrees awarded
  3. 2,534 degrees awarded
$3,727
Median In-State Public
$32,964
Median Private

In 2020, the Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA institution with the largest number of graduating students was University of Washington-Seattle Campus with 14,935 degrees awarded.

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Student Sex for Common Institutions

23,110
Degrees Awarded to Men
30,466
Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2020, 23,110 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA, which is 0.759 times less than the 30,466 female students who received degrees in the same year.

This chart displays the sex disparity between the institutions in Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA by degrees awarded.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    24,499 degrees awarded
  2. Asian
    7,640 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    4,987 degrees awarded

In 2020 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions in Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA was White students. These 24,499 degrees mean that there were 3.21 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Asian, with 7,640 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA was $471,900 in 2020, which is 2.05 times larger than the national average of $229,800. Between 2019 and 2020 the median property value increased from $436,100 to $471,900, a 8.21% increase. The homeownership rate in Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA is 60.2%, which is lower than the national average of 64.4%. People in Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA have an average commute time of 31 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$471,900
2020 Median
± $2,171
$436,100
2019 Median
± $1,921

In 2020, the median property value in Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA grew to to $471,900 from the previous year's value of $436,100.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies and, second, owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property value buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA the largest share of households have a property value in the $500k - $750k range.

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Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.
$90,790
Median Household Income
± $511
1.53M
Number of Households
± 9,788

In 2020, the median household income of the 1.53M households in Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA grew to $90,790 from the previous year's value of $86,856.

The following chart displays the households in Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $200k+ range.

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Property Taxes

$3k+
Average Range

This chart shows the households in Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

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Rent vs Own

60.2%
2020 Homeownership
60.1%
2019 Homeownership

In 2020, 60.2% of the housing units in Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 60.1%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is lower than the national average of 64.4%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Commute Time

31 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA have a longer commute time (31 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.9 minutes). Additionally, 3.48% of the workforce in Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2020
  1. Drove Alone (64.9%)
  2. Worked At Home (10.1%)
  3. Carpooled (9.79%)

In 2020, 64.9% of workers in Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (10.1%) and those who carpooled to work (9.79%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA have 2 cars, followed by false.

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Health

94.4% of the population of Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA has health coverage, with 57.2% on employee plans, 13.6% on Medicaid, 9.51% on Medicare, 12.2% on non-group plans, and 1.85% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in Washington was $7,913 in 2014. This is a 4% increase from the previous year ($7,609).

Primary care physicians in Washington see 1184 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.0845% increase from the previous year (1183 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1198 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 251 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Wahkiakum County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (14.8%). Additionally, Pend Oreille County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (41.6%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,184 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Washington

Primary care physicians in Washington see an average of 1,184 patients per year. This represents a 0.0845% increase from the previous year (1,183 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Washington in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Behavioral Health Conditions

Data only available at the state level.
State with the Highest Prevalence
  1. 8.26% of the population affected
  2. 8.13% of the population affected
  3. 7.98% of the population affected

In 2016, West Virginia had the highest prevalence of adults with major depressive episode, with 8.26% of the population affected. The second highest is Arkansas (8.13%), followed by New Hampshire (7.98%).

The following map shows the percent of individuals with major depressive episode by state over multiple years.

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Access and Quality

Data only available at state level.
Most prevalent states
  1. 19.2% of adults
  2. 17.9% of adults
  3. 17.6% of adults

In 2016, Mississippi had the highest prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost, at 19.2%. It is followed by Texas (17.9%) and Louisiana (17.6%).

The following map shows the prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost by state over multiple years.

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Health Care Spending

Data is only available at the state level. Showing data for Washington.
$7,913
Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care in Washington
$4,328
Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care
$5,851
Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care
$8,997
Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in Washington (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 4%, from $7,609 to $7,913.

The following chart shows how this spending changed over time in comparison to Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance spending, per enrollee.

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Health Care Coverage

5.61%
Uninsured
57.2%
Employer Coverage
13.6%
Medicaid
9.51%
Medicare
12.2%
Non-Group
1.85%
Military or VA

Between 2019 and 2020, the percent of uninsured citizens in Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA declined by 0.105% from 5.61% to 5.61%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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Health Risks

Data available at the county level.
Most at risk counties
  1. 14.8% prevalence
  2. 14.2% prevalence
  3. 14% prevalence

Wahkiakum County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in Washington, at 14.8%.

The following map shows the prevalence of diabetes in Washington by county over multiple years.

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