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May 18, 2011  |   Posted by :   |   NUIFC Metro Data   |   0 Comment»

Seattle*
2006-2008


American Indian** Non-Hispanic White*** Total
Population 93,515 2,977,339 4,030,692
% of Total Population 2.3% 73.9%
American Indian Tribes Specified %
Puget Sound Salish 29.5%
Cherokee 8.7%
Yakama 5.5%
Other Tribes 56.2%
Age Distribution %:
Under Age 18 29.9% 20.4% 23.2%
Age 18 to 34 25.8% 21.1% 22.8%
Age 35 to 64 38.3% 45.8% 43.0%
Age 65 and over 6.0% 12.8% 11.0%
All Ages 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
Education Attainment % (Age 25+):
High school graduate or higher 86.8% 93.9% 91.2%
Bachelor’s degree or higher 17.9% 36.2% 34.7%
Graduate or professional degree 6.0% 12.8% 12.3%
Residence 1 Year Ago %:
Different house in the U.S. 23.1% 17.1% 18.2%
Different county 6.6% 6.2% 6.4%
Different state 2.9% 3.1% 3.4%
Employment Status % (Age 16+):
In Labor Force 64.8% 68.1% 68.5%
Unemployment Rate**** 10.5% 4.8% 5.3%
Income in Last 12 months:
Median Household Income $48,256 $66,615 $64,087
Median Family Income $57,416 $81,811 $77,562
Income Assistance
% of Households with Income from:
Cash Public Assistance 5.6% 2.3% 2.8%
Food Stamps 15.7% 5.3% 6.7%
Poverty Rate %:
All Individuals 17.8% 7.6% 9.7%
Individuals Under Age 18 20.9% 8.3% 12.2%
Housing Tenure %:
Owner Occupied 47.7% 68.6% 64.8%
Renter Occupied 52.3% 31.4% 35.2%
Median Value of Owner Occupied Home $280,900 $354,800 $352,600
Housing Unit Characteristics %:
More than 1.01 Persons Per Room 2.8% 1.0% 1.9%
Housing Costs as % of Income:
% Owners paying over 30% of Income 46.4% 40.9% 42.5%
% Renters paying over 30% of Income 52.7% 45.8% 47.1%

 

* Seattle-Tacoma-Olympia, WA Combined Statistical Area
** Note: Figures for American Indians include American Indians Alone or in combination with other races.
***Note: Figures for non-Hispanic whites do not include persons who claim more than one race.
**** The denominator for the unemployment rate is the total civilian labor force population age 16 and over.

Source: U.S. Census American Community Survey


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