Seattle City (Northwest) PUMA, WA

Public Use Microdata Area (PUMA)

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Population
157,873
2.67% 1-year growth
US Senator
Patty Murray
Democratic Party
US Senator
Maria Cantwell
Democratic Party
Median Age
36.2

Poverty Rate
7.92%

Median Household Income
$92,369
10.2% 1-year growth
Median Property Value
$628,800
10% 1-year growth
Number of Employees
92,259
2.31% 1-year growth

About

In 2018, Seattle City (Northwest) PUMA, WA had a population of 158k people with a median age of 36.2 and a median household income of $92,369. Between 2017 and 2018 the population of Seattle City (Northwest) PUMA, WA grew from 153,768 to 157,873, a 2.67% increase and its median household income grew from $83,852 to $92,369, a 10.2% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Seattle City (Northwest) PUMA, WA are White (Non-Hispanic) (76.8%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (8.76%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (5.93%), White (Hispanic) (3.25%), and Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (2.25%). 13.9% of the people in Seattle City (Northwest) PUMA, WA speak a non-English language, and 94.8% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Seattle City (Northwest) PUMA, WA are Divers Institute of Technology (270 degrees awarded in 2017) and Seattle Institute of Oriental Medicine (17 degrees).

The median property value in Seattle City (Northwest) PUMA, WA is $628,800, and the homeownership rate is 50.6%. Most people in Seattle City (Northwest) PUMA, WA commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 27 minutes. The average car ownership in Seattle City (Northwest) PUMA, WA is 2 cars per household.

COVID-19

Daily New Cases by Date

Showing data at the state level for Washington. Hospitalization data for some states may be delayed or not reported.

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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Impact on Employment

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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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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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Civics

In the 2016 presidential election, the popular vote in Washington went to Hillary Rodham Clinton with 52.5% of the vote. The runner-up was Donald J. Trump (36.8%), followed by Gary Johnson (4.85%). The most partisan county was King County, WA with 71.9% of the vote going to Hillary Rodham Clinton 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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Showing data up to the 2016 election. Updated election results are currently being processed, and will be released in the coming months.
Hillary Rodham Clinton
Popular Vote for Washington
52.5% for the Democratic Party
Most Partisan Counties in Washington
  1. 71.9% for Hillary Rodham Clinton (Democratic Party)
  2. 71.9% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)
  3. 68.6% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)

In the 2016 presidential election, the most partisan county in Washington was King County, WA with 71.9% of the vote going to Hillary Rodham Clinton 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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Diversity

Seattle City (Northwest) PUMA, WA is home to a population of 158k people, from which 94.8% are citizens. As of 2018, 11.7% of Seattle City (Northwest) PUMA, WA residents were born outside of the country (18.5k people).

In 2018, there were 8.76 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (121k people) in Seattle City (Northwest) PUMA, WA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 13.8k Asian (Non-Hispanic) and 9.36k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The most common foreign languages spoken in Seattle City (Northwest) PUMA, WA are Spanish (5,104 speakers), Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese) (3,004 speakers), and Tagalog (Incl. Filipino) (1,179 speakers).

Race and Ethnicity

Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Seattle City (Northwest) PUMA, WA
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    121k ± 2.21k
  2. Asian (Non-Hispanic)
    13.8k ± 922
  3. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    9.36k ± 960
5.65%
Hispanic Population
8.91k people

In 2018, there were 8.76 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (121k people) in Seattle City (Northwest) PUMA, WA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 13.8k Asian (Non-Hispanic) and 9.36k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

5.65% of the people in Seattle City (Northwest) PUMA, WA are hispanic (8.91k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Seattle City (Northwest) PUMA, WA as a share of the total population.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages
  1. Spanish
    5,104 speakers (3.42%)
  2. Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese)
    3,004 speakers (2.01%)
  3. Tagalog (Incl. Filipino)
    1,179 speakers (0.79%)

13.9% of Seattle City (Northwest) PUMA, WA citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is lower than the national average of 21.9%. In 2018, the most common non-English language spoken in Seattle City (Northwest) PUMA, WA was Spanish. 3.42% of the overall population of Seattle City (Northwest) PUMA, WA are native Spanish speakers. 2.01% speak Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese) and 0.79% speak Spanish, the next two most common languages.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

11.7%
2018 Foreign-Born Population
18.5k people
11.2%
2016 Foreign-Born Population
16.7k people

As of 2018, 11.7% of Seattle City (Northwest) PUMA, WA residents (18.5k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.7%. In 2016, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Seattle City (Northwest) PUMA, WA was 11.2%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Age by Nativity

35
Median Native-Born Age
± 0.4
41
Median Foreign-Born Age
± 1.4

In 2018, the median age of all people in Seattle City (Northwest) PUMA, WA was 36.2. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 35, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 41. But people in Seattle City (Northwest) PUMA, WA are getting staying the same age. In 2017, the average age of all Seattle City (Northwest) PUMA, WA residents was 36.

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin
  1. Philippines
    1,216 ± 853 people
  2. Canada
    1,159 ± 833 people
  3. Korea
    1,095 ± 810 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Seattle City (Northwest) PUMA, WA was Philippines, the natal country of 1,216 Seattle City (Northwest) PUMA, WA residents, followed by Canada with 1,159 and Korea with 1,095.

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Citizenship

94.8%
2018 Citizenship
95.3%
2017 Citizenship

As of 2018, 94.8% of Seattle City (Northwest) PUMA, WA residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.2%. In 2017, the percentage of US citizens in Seattle City (Northwest) PUMA, WA was 95.3%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    2,390 ± 364
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    1,532 ± 364
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    980 ± 241

Seattle City (Northwest) PUMA, WA has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.56 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

Median household income in Seattle City (Northwest) PUMA, WA is $92,369. In 2018, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income in Seattle City (Northwest) PUMA, WA was Sammamish, Issaquah, Mercer Island & Newcastle Cities PUMA, WA with a value of $142,699, followed by Snoqualmie City, Cottage Lake, Union Hill & Novelty Hill PUMA, WA and Redmond, Kirkland Cities, Inglewood & Finn Hill PUMA, WA, with respective values of $127,715 and $126,212.

Males in Seattle City (Northwest) PUMA, WA have an average income that is 1.31 times higher than the average income of females, which is $67,798. The income inequality in Seattle City (Northwest) PUMA, WA (measured using the Gini index) is 0.439, which is lower than than the national average.

The economy of Seattle City (Northwest) PUMA, WA employs 92.3k people. The largest industries in Seattle City (Northwest) PUMA, WA are Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (5,577 people), Hospitals (5,235 people), and Restaurants & Food Services (5,022 people), and the highest paying industries are Hardware, & plumbing & heating equipment, & supplies merchant wholesalers ($185,062), Internet publishing, broadcasting & web search portals ($162,893), and Machinery manufacturing, n.e.c. or not specified ($149,572).

Wages

Median Household Income

$92,369
2018 value
± $2,418
10.2%
1 Year Growth
± 3.68%

Households in Seattle City (Northwest) PUMA, WA have a median annual income of $92,369, which is more than the median annual income of $61,937 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $83,852 in 2017, which represents a 10.2% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

$89,077
Average Male Salary in Seattle City (Northwest) PUMA, WA
± $9,366
$67,798
Average Female Salary in Seattle City (Northwest) PUMA, WA
± $7,451

In 2017, full-time male employees in Seattle City (Northwest) PUMA, WA made 1.31 times more than female employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity in Seattle City (Northwest) PUMA, WA
  1. Asian
    $72,649 ± $18,663
  2. White
    $72,179 ± $6,149
  3. American Indian
    $67,101 ± $126,670

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Seattle City (Northwest) PUMA, WA workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.01 times more than White workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity in Seattle City (Northwest) PUMA, WA.

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Wage Distribution

0.439
2017 Wage GINI in Seattle City (Northwest) PUMA, WA
0.44
2016 Wage GINI in Seattle City (Northwest) PUMA, WA

In 2017, the income inequality in Seattle City (Northwest) PUMA, WA was 0.439 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.24% decline from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Seattle City (Northwest) PUMA, WA was lower than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Seattle City (Northwest) PUMA, WA in comparison to the national average.

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Income by Location

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In 2018, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Seattle City (Northwest) PUMA, WA was Sammamish, Issaquah, Mercer Island & Newcastle Cities PUMA, WA with a value of $142,699, followed by Snoqualmie City, Cottage Lake, Union Hill & Novelty Hill PUMA, WA and Redmond, Kirkland Cities, Inglewood & Finn Hill PUMA, WA, with respective values of $127,715 and $126,212.

The following map shows all of the PUMAs in Seattle City (Northwest) PUMA, WA colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 18 - 24
Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

7.92% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Seattle City (Northwest) PUMA, WA (12.5k out of 157k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 13.1%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 18 - 24, followed by Females 25 - 34 and then Males 18 - 24.

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
    8,084 ± 708
  2. Asian
    1,808 ± 337
  3. Two Or More
    1,456 ± 363

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Seattle City (Northwest) PUMA, WA is White, followed by Asian and Two Or More.

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

92.3k
2017 Value
2.31%
1 Year growth
± 2.31%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Seattle City (Northwest) PUMA, WA grew at a rate of 2.31%, from 90.2k employees to 92.3k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Seattle City (Northwest) PUMA, WA, are Miscellaneous managers (4,471 people), Software developers, applications & systems software (3,848 people), and Postsecondary teachers (2,245 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Seattle City (Northwest) PUMA, WA.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Seattle City (Northwest) PUMA, WA, by number of employees, are Miscellaneous managers (4,471 people), Software developers, applications & systems software (3,848 people), and Postsecondary teachers (2,245 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other PUMAs, Seattle City (Northwest) PUMA, WA has an unusually high number of residents working as Aerospace engineers (11.7 times higher than expected), Technical writers (8.37 times), and Public relations & fundraising managers (7.43 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Seattle City (Northwest) PUMA, WA, by average salary, are Architectural & engineering managers ($256,528), Transportation, storage, & distribution managers ($235,496), and Physicians & surgeons ($175,753).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

92.3k
2017 Value
2.31%
1 Year growth
± 2.31%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Seattle City (Northwest) PUMA, WA grew at a rate of 2.31%, from 90.2k employees to 92.3k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Seattle City (Northwest) PUMA, WA, are Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (5,577 people), Hospitals (5,235 people), and Restaurants & Food Services (5,022 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Seattle City (Northwest) PUMA, WA, though some of these residents may live in Seattle City (Northwest) PUMA, 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 City (Northwest) PUMA, WA, by number of employees, are Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (5,577 people), Hospitals (5,235 people), and Restaurants & Food Services (5,022 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other PUMAs, Seattle City (Northwest) PUMA, WA has an unusually high number of Electronic shopping (20.6 times higher than expected), Internet publishing, broadcasting & web search portals (14.7 times), and Software publishing (6.31 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Seattle City (Northwest) PUMA, WA, by average salary, are Hardware, & plumbing & heating equipment, & supplies merchant wholesalers ($185,062), Internet publishing, broadcasting & web search portals ($162,893), and Machinery manufacturing, n.e.c. or not specified ($149,572).

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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. $38.6B
  2. $37.2B
  3. $28.3B

In 2015, the top outbound Washington product (by dollars) was Transport equip. with $38.6B, followed by Mixed freight ($37.2B) and Gasoline ($28.3B).

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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$296B
2015 Value in Washington
$444B
Projected 2045 Value in Washington
50.1% growth

In 2015, total outbound Washington trade was $296B. This is expected to increase 50.1% to $444B by 2045.

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. $26.3B
  2. $14.2B
  3. $9.45B

In 2015, the top outbound Washington domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Oregon with $26.3B, followed by California with $14.2B and Tennessee and $9.45B.

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

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Education

In 2017, universities in Seattle City (Northwest) PUMA, WA awarded 287 degrees. The student population of Seattle City (Northwest) PUMA, WA is skewed towards men, with 239 male students and 30 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Seattle City (Northwest) PUMA, WA are White (224 and 78%), followed by Two or More Races (20 and 6.97%), Hispanic or Latino (15 and 5.23%), and Unknown (15 and 5.23%).

The largest universities in Seattle City (Northwest) PUMA, WA by number of degrees awarded are Divers Institute of Technology (270 and 94.1%) and Seattle Institute of Oriental Medicine (17 and 5.92%).

The most popular majors in Seattle City (Northwest) PUMA, WA are Professional & Instructor Diver (270 and 94.1%) and Acupuncture & Oriental Medicine (17 and 5.92%).

The median tuition costs in Seattle City (Northwest) PUMA, WA are $N/A for private four year colleges, and $N/A and $N/A respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Concentrations

Most Common
  1. N/A
    N/A degree-majorss awarded
  2. N/A
    N/A degree-majorss awarded
  3. 270 degree-majorss awarded

In 2015, the most common concentation for 1 to 2 Year Postsecondary Certificate recipients in Seattle City (Northwest) PUMA, WA was N/A with N/A degree-majorss awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a 1 to 2 Year Postsecondary Certificate from schools in Seattle City (Northwest) PUMA, WA according to their major.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 270 degrees awarded
  2. 17 degrees awarded
$N/A
Median In-State Public
$N/A
Median Private

In 2017, the Seattle City (Northwest) PUMA, WA institution with the largest number of graduating students was Divers Institute of Technology with 270 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

270
Degrees Awarded to Men
17
Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2017, 270 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Seattle City (Northwest) PUMA, WA, which is 15.9 times more than the 17 female students who received degrees in the same year.

This chart displays the gender disparity between the institutions in Seattle City (Northwest) PUMA, WA by degrees awarded.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    224 degrees awarded
  2. Two or More Races
    20 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    15 degrees awarded

In 2017 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in Seattle City (Northwest) PUMA, WA were to White students. These 224 degrees mean that there were 11.2 times more White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Two or More Races, with 20 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Seattle City (Northwest) PUMA, WA was $628,800 in 2018, which is 2.74 times larger than the national average of $229,700. Between 2017 and 2018 the median property value increased from $571,400 to $628,800, a 10% increase. The homeownership rate in Seattle City (Northwest) PUMA, WA is 50.6%, which is lower than the national average of 63.9%. People in Seattle City (Northwest) PUMA, WA have an average commute time of 27 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Seattle City (Northwest) PUMA, WA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$628,800
2018 Median
± $7,540
$571,400
2017 Median
± $7,434

In 2018, the median property value in Seattle City (Northwest) PUMA, WA grew to to $628,800 from the previous year's value of $571,400.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Seattle City (Northwest) PUMA, 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 City (Northwest) PUMA, WA the largest share of households have a property value in the N/A range.

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Household Income

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$92,369
Median Household Income
± $2,418
73.5k
Number of Households
± 1,831

In 2018, the median household income of the 73.5k households in Seattle City (Northwest) PUMA, WA grew to $92,369 from the previous year's value of $83,852.

The following chart displays the households in Seattle City (Northwest) PUMA, 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 City (Northwest) PUMA, WA distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Seattle City (Northwest) PUMA, WA the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

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Rent vs Own

50.6%
2018 Homeownership
50.5%
2017 Homeownership

In 2018, 50.6% of the housing units in Seattle City (Northwest) PUMA, WA were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 50.5%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is lower than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Seattle City (Northwest) PUMA, WA compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Commute Time

27 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Seattle City (Northwest) PUMA, WA have a longer commute time (27 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.3 minutes). Additionally, 1.45% of the workforce in Seattle City (Northwest) PUMA, WA have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel
  1. Drove Alone
    51.8%
  2. Public Transit
    23.1%
  3. Carpooled
    7.58%

In 2018, the most common method of travel for workers in Seattle City (Northwest) PUMA, WA was Drove Alone (51.8%), followed by those who Public Transit (23.1%) and those who Carpooled (7.58%).

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 City (Northwest) PUMA, WA distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Seattle City (Northwest) PUMA, WA have 2 cars, followed by 1 car.

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Health

96% of the population of Seattle City (Northwest) PUMA, WA has health coverage, with 66.1% on employee plans, 6.85% on Medicaid, 9.1% on Medicare, 13.1% on non-group plans, and 0.838% 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 1202 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.839% increase from the previous year (1192 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1254 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 335 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Garfield County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (14%). Additionally, Adams County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (36.4%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

Data is only available at the state level. Showing data for Washington.
1,202 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Washington

Primary care physicians in Washington see an average of 1,202 patients per year. This represents a 0.839% increase from the previous year (1,192 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

4.01%
Uninsured
66.1%
Employer Coverage
6.85%
Medicaid
9.1%
Medicare
13.1%
Non-Group
0.838%
Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2018, the percent of uninsured citizens in Seattle City (Northwest) PUMA, WA declined by 34.9% from 6.16% to 4.01%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Seattle City (Northwest) PUMA, 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% prevalence
  2. 13.6% prevalence
  3. 13.4% prevalence

Garfield County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in Washington, at 14%.

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

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