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Seattle Times news librarian Gene Balk crunches the numbers

Topic: migration

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September 10, 2014 at 11:05 AM

Yes, people do leave Seattle — and here’s where they go

Click to enlarge We all know Seattle is a boom town. As FYI Guy alerted you a few months back, Seattle has become the fastest-growing major U.S. city, based on our analysis of recent population data from the U.S. Census Bureau. You may be surprised to learn there’s been ebb along with that flow. Data released Tuesday by…

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March 27, 2014 at 4:37 PM

Census: King County booming, but some state counties dying off

Click to enlarge You might call it a “tale of two states.” According to estimates released on Thursday by the U.S. Census Bureau, King County enjoyed remarkable population growth for the year ending July 1, 2013, ranking among the top four large counties in the nation for both the rate at which it added new residents and…

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