SEATTLE — Gentrification, sky-high rents, and getting younger: what the data says about living in Seattle.
Many people have noticed that Seattle might be experiencing some growing pains, and there are new studies that are shining some light on different aspects of the city. The Seattle Times' FYI Guy Gene Balk is here to break down the numbers behind some recent findings:
- Seattle is now the most expensive city for renters outside California
- Seattle has the third-highest percentage of gentrification among 100 large U.S. cities
- King County is getting younger despite the nation aging
- The 2020 Census could miss 4 million people living in America and 1% of Washington's Population