Seattle City (Northeast) PUMA, WA

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2022 Population
112,260
18.3% 1-year decline
US Senator
Patty Murray
Democratic Party
US Senator
Maria Cantwell
Democratic Party
2022 Median Age
29.2
8.18% 1-year decrease
2022 Poverty Rate
14.1%
0.323% 1-year increase
2022 Median Household Income
$116,554
22.9% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$1.07M
26.1% 1-year growth
2022 Employed Population
64,004
12% 1-year decline

About

In 2022, Seattle City (Northeast) PUMA, WA had a population of 112k people with a median age of 29.2 and a median household income of $116,554. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Seattle City (Northeast) PUMA, WA declined from 137,411 to 112,260, a −18.3% decrease and its median household income grew from $94,806 to $116,554, a 22.9% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Seattle City (Northeast) PUMA, WA are White (Non-Hispanic) (65.6%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (18.1%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (6.81%), White (Hispanic) (2.48%), and Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (2.32%).

22.1% of the households in Seattle City (Northeast) PUMA, 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.

88.9% of the residents in Seattle City (Northeast) PUMA, WA are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Seattle City (Northeast) PUMA, WA are University of Washington-Seattle Campus (15,671 degrees awarded in 2022) and Divers Institute of Technology (294 degrees).

In 2022, the median property value in Seattle City (Northeast) PUMA, WA was $1.07M, and the homeownership rate was 43.7%.

Most people in Seattle City (Northeast) PUMA, WA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 24.9 minutes. The average car ownership in Seattle City (Northeast) PUMA, WA was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Seattle City (Northeast) PUMA, WA is home to a population of 112k people, from which 88.9% are citizens. As of 2022, 18% of Seattle City (Northeast) PUMA, WA residents were born outside of the country (20.2k people).

In 2022, there were 3.64 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (73.7k people) in Seattle City (Northeast) PUMA, WA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 20.3k Asian (Non-Hispanic) and 7.64k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The most common non-English languages spoken as the primary langauge in households in Seattle City (Northeast) PUMA, WA are Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese) (7,112 households), Spanish (4,151 households), and Korean (1,463 households).

Residents by Gender and Age

RACE/ETHNICITY
57,417
Women
50.3%
56,633
Men
49.7%

The resident population of United States in 2022 was 114,050 inhabitants, with 49.7% men, and 50.3% women.

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Citizenship

88.9%
2022 Citizenship
88.8%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 88.9% of Seattle City (Northeast) PUMA, WA residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Seattle City (Northeast) PUMA, WA was 88.8%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Seattle City (Northeast) PUMA, WA
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    73.7k ± 2.23k
  2. Asian (Non-Hispanic)
    20.3k ± 1.42k
  3. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    7.64k ± 788
6.28%
Hispanic Population
7.05k people

In 2022, there were 3.64 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (73.7k people) in Seattle City (Northeast) PUMA, WA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 20.3k Asian (Non-Hispanic) and 7.64k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

6.28% of the people in Seattle City (Northeast) PUMA, WA are hispanic (7.05k people).

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin
  1. China
    4,085 ± 1,541 people
  2. Canada
    1,433 ± 924 people
  3. India
    1,333 ± 891 people

In 2022, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Seattle City (Northeast) PUMA, WA was China, the natal country of 4,085 Seattle City (Northeast) PUMA, WA residents, followed by Canada with 1,433 and India with 1,333.

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Foreign-Born Population

18%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
20.2k people
18.7%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
25.7k people

As of 2022, 18% of Seattle City (Northeast) PUMA, WA residents (20.2k people) were born outside of the United States, which is higher than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Seattle City (Northeast) PUMA, WA was 18.7%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Non-English Households

Most Common Non-English Languages
  1. Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese)
    7,112 households (6.58%)
  2. Spanish
    4,151 households (3.84%)
  3. Korean
    1,463 households (1.35%)

22.1% of the households in Seattle City (Northeast) PUMA, WA reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language, which is higher than the national average of 21.7%. 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.

In 2022, the most common non-English language spoken in households in Seattle City (Northeast) PUMA, WA was Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese). 6.58% of the households in Seattle City (Northeast) PUMA, WA reported speaking Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese) at home as the primary shared language between all members living in the household.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    707 ± 159
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    674 ± 197
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    250 ± 98

Seattle City (Northeast) PUMA, WA has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.05 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Seattle City (Northeast) PUMA, WA employs 64k people. The largest industries in Seattle City (Northeast) PUMA, WA are Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (6,863 people), Computer Systems Design (4,390 people), and Restaurants & Food Services (3,677 people), and the highest paying industries are Internet publishing, broadcasting & web search portals ($331,267), Securities, commodities, funds, trusts & other financial investments ($294,827), and Data processing, hosting & related services ($237,654).

Males in Seattle City (Northeast) PUMA, WA have an average income that is 1.59 times higher than the average income of females, which is $92,579. The income inequality in Seattle City (Northeast) PUMA, WA (measured using the Gini index) is 0.513, which is higher than than the national average.

Workforce Diversity

Measure
RACE/ETHNICITY
34,675
Women
46.6%
39,682
Men
53.4%

The workforce of Seattle City (Northeast) PUMA, WA in 2020 was 74,357 people, with 46.6% woman, and 53.4% men.

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Occupations

64k
2022 Value
−12%
1 Year decline
± −12%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Seattle City (Northeast) PUMA, WA declined at a rate of −12%, from 72.7k employees to 64k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Seattle City (Northeast) PUMA, WA, are Software developers (3,710 people), Other managers (2,874 people), and Postsecondary teachers (2,219 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Seattle City (Northeast) PUMA, WA.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

64k
2022 Value
−12%
1 Year decline
± −12%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Seattle City (Northeast) PUMA, WA declined at a rate of −12%, from 72.7k employees to 64k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Seattle City (Northeast) PUMA, WA, are Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (6,863 people), Computer Systems Design (4,390 people), and Restaurants & Food Services (3,677 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Seattle City (Northeast) PUMA, WA, though some of these residents may live in Seattle City (Northeast) PUMA, WA and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$87,573
Median earning men ± $6,921
$48,599
Median earning women ± $4,978

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Information ($156,548), Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($129,307), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($116,371).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($131,500), Information ($103,179), and Wholesale Trade ($99,938).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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Y-Axis
3.62%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 3.58M people employed in Washington. This represents a 3.62% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 10.3%.

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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%).

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.

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.

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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 2022, universities in Seattle City (Northeast) PUMA, WA awarded 15,965 degrees. The student population of Seattle City (Northeast) PUMA, WA in 2022 is skewed towards women, with 25,050 male students and 27,500 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Seattle City (Northeast) PUMA, WA are White (6,532 and 49.2%), followed by Asian (3,502 and 26.4%), Hispanic or Latino (1,265 and 9.52%), and Two or More Races (1,047 and 7.88%).

The largest universities in Seattle City (Northeast) PUMA, WA by number of degrees awarded are University of Washington-Seattle Campus (15,671 and 98.2%) and Divers Institute of Technology (294 and 1.84%).

The most popular majors in Seattle City (Northeast) PUMA, WA are Other Research & Experimental Psychology (581 and 3.64%), Computer Science (520 and 3.26%), and Information Technology (437 and 2.74%).

The median tuition cost in Seattle City (Northeast) PUMA, WA for a public four year colleges is $11,189 for in-state students and $39,687 for out-of-state students.

Applicants, Admissions & Enrolled

University
Measure

In 2022 in Seattle City (Northeast) PUMA, WA, the percentage of applicants admitted was 47.5%, while the percentage of admitted who enrolled was 29.6%. The number of students enrolled in 2022 was 52,550 (47.7% men and 52.3% women).

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Enrollments by Gender and Races

Universities

In 2022 there were 52,550 students enrolled in Seattle City (Northeast) PUMA, WA, 47.7% men and 52.3% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 17,597 records, of which 56.7% were women and 43.3% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 328 degrees awarded
  2. 565 degrees awarded
  3. 494 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Seattle City (Northeast) PUMA, WA was Econometrics & Quantitative Economics with 328 degrees awarded.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 15,671 degrees awarded
  2. 294 degrees awarded

In 2022, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was University of Washington-Seattle Campus with 15,671 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

University

In 2022, 7,060 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Seattle City (Northeast) PUMA, WA, which is 0.793 times less than the 8,905 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2022 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was White students. These 6,532 degrees mean that there were 1.87 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Asian, with 3,502 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Universities

Public, 4-year or above ($11,189) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2022.

Public, 4-year or above ($1,053) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2022.

Public, 4-year or above ($900) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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Educational Pyramid

Measure

In 2022, 0.426% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.594% of women were in the same situation.

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Educational Attainment

Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population of Seattle City (Northeast) PUMA, WA in 2022 were Bachelors Degree (33.9k), Graduate Degree (25.9k), and Some college (18.8k).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Seattle City (Northeast) PUMA, WA was $1.07M in 2022, which is 3.81 times larger than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $851,600 to $1.07M, a 26.1% increase. The homeownership rate in Seattle City (Northeast) PUMA, WA is 43.7%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Seattle City (Northeast) PUMA, WA have an average commute time of 24.9 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Seattle City (Northeast) PUMA, WA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Seattle City (Northeast) PUMA, WA is $116,554. In 2022, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income in Seattle City (Northeast) PUMA, WA was King County (Central)--Sammamish, Issaquah, Mercer Island & Newcastle Cities PUMA, WA with a value of $181,744, followed by King County (Northeast)--Snoqualmie City, Cottage Lake, Union Hill & Novelty Hill PUMA, WA and King County (Northwest Central)--Greater Bellevue City PUMA, WA, with respective values of $164,720 and $151,065.

Property

$1.07M
Median Property Value 2022
±$23,922
$19,822
Median Property Taxes
±$882

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Rent vs Own

43.7%
Homeownership
2022
61.7%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 43.7% of the housing units in Seattle City (Northeast) PUMA, WA were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 48.9%.

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Income by Location

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In 2022, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Seattle City (Northeast) PUMA, WA was King County (Central)--Sammamish, Issaquah, Mercer Island & Newcastle Cities PUMA, WA with a value of $181,744, followed by King County (Northeast)--Snoqualmie City, Cottage Lake, Union Hill & Novelty Hill PUMA, WA and King County (Northwest Central)--Greater Bellevue City PUMA, WA, with respective values of $164,720 and $151,065.

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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.
$116,554
Median Household Income
± $4,061
45.3k
Number of Households
± 1,632

In 2022, the median household income of the 45.3k households in Seattle City (Northeast) PUMA, WA grew to $116,554 from the previous year's value of $94,806.

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Wage Distribution

0.513
2022 Wage GINI in Seattle City (Northeast) PUMA, WA
0.525
2021 Wage GINI in Seattle City (Northeast) PUMA, WA

In 2022, the income inequality in Seattle City (Northeast) PUMA, WA was 0.513 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 2.13% decline from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Seattle City (Northeast) PUMA, WA was higher than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed less evenly in Seattle City (Northeast) PUMA, WA in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (36.4%)
  2. Worked At Home (27%)
  3. Public Transit (16.8%)

In 2022, 36.4% of workers in Seattle City (Northeast) PUMA, WA drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (27%) and those who used public transit to get to work (16.8%).

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Commute Time

24.9 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Seattle City (Northeast) PUMA, WA have a shorter commute time (24.9 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 1.08% of the workforce in Seattle City (Northeast) PUMA, WA have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Seattle City (Northeast) 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 (Northeast) PUMA, WA have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

14.1% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Seattle City (Northeast) PUMA, WA (14.3k out of 102k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 18 - 24, followed by Males 18 - 24 and then Males 25 - 34.

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

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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Health

95.9% of the population of Seattle City (Northeast) PUMA, WA has health coverage, with 66.9% on employee plans, 7.1% on Medicaid, 7.38% on Medicare, 14% on non-group plans, and 0.503% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Washington see 1176 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.676% decrease from the previous year (1184 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1196 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 229 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,176 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Washington

Primary care physicians in Washington see an average of 1,176 patients per year. This represents a 0.676% decrease from the previous year (1,184 patients).

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 17.5% under 18 years, 43.3% between 18 and 34 years, 29.4% between 35 and 64 years, and 9.79% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 49.1% were men and 50.9% were women.

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Uninsured People

4.06%
Uninsured
66.9%
Employer Coverage
7.1%
Medicaid
7.38%
Medicare
14%
Non-Group
0.503%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Seattle City (Northeast) PUMA, WA declined by 13.5% from 4.69% to 4.06%.

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