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Seattle Times news librarian Gene Balk crunches the numbers

Topic: income inequality

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October 6, 2014 at 6:33 PM

As Seattle incomes soar, gap grows between rich and poor

It seems like an inevitable topic of conversations these days: When did Seattle become a city for rich people? We all know about the skyrocketing housing costs that are pricing some folks out of Seattle. But you’ve probably also noticed how all those new apartment buildings — the ones where studios rent for $1,600 — fill up with tenants…

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