Seattle is consistently ranked among the 10 best places to live in the United States by U.S. News, and for good reason. Not only is Seattle surrounded by lush evergreen forests, but the city is famous for being environmentally friendly. Plus, its residents earn above-average incomes.
What is a liveable wage in Seattle?
Living Wage Calculation for King County, Washington1 ADULT2 ADULTS (BOTH WORKING)0 Children2 ChildrenLiving Wage$19.57$24.39Poverty Wage$6.13$6.30Minimum Wage$13.50$13.50
How much does a single person need to live in Seattle?
Family of four estimated monthly costs are 4,198$ without rent. A single person estimated monthly costs are 1,173$ without rent. Seattle is 13.55% less expensive than New York (without rent). Rent in Seattle is, on average, 31.35% lower than in New York.
What is middle class in Seattle?
The median income for the roughly 345,000 households inside Seattles city limits hit $102,500 in 2019, up about $9,000 from 2018. The median is the midway point — in other words, half the households earned more, and half earned less.