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City Profile: Seattle, WA


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#1 The Voice of Reason

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Posted 19 March 2008 - 07:43 PM

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Facts & Figures
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Census 2000

  • Population: 563,374
  • Households: 258,499
  • Median household income: $45,736
  • People in poverty: 64,068
  • Adults with college degree: 53.6%
  • Median rent: $721
The population of the Seattle-Tacoma-Bremerton Consolidated Metropolitan Statistical Area (CMSA) was estimated by the Census Bureau at 3,922,344 residents as of July 2007

http://www.seattle.gov/ Official site
http://www.cityofsea...t/html/visitor/
http://www.seattle.net/
http://www.visitseattle.org/

SPORTS
Mariners MLB
Seahawks NHL
Sonics NBA
University of Washington Huskies NCAA
Storm WNBA
Seattls MLS as yet unamed team
Sounders A-League Soccer


Fortune 1000 Companies
1 Costco Wholesale 32 60,151.2 Issaquah
2 Microsoft 49 44,282.0 Redmond
3 Washington Mutual 81 26,561.0 Seattle
4 Weyerhaeuser 105 22,250.0 Federal Way
5 Paccar 141 16,454.1 Bellevue
6 Amazon.com 237 10,711.0 Seattle
7 Nordstrom 286 8,560.7 Seattle
8 Starbucks 310 7,786.9 Seattle
9 Safeco 363 6,289.9 Seattle
10 Expeditors Intl. of Washington 477 4,626.0 Seattle
11 Alaska Air Group 596 3,334.4 Seattle
12 Puget Energy 647 3,044.3 Bellevue
13 Expedia 800 2,237.6 Bellevue
14 Plum Creek Timber 973 1,627.0 Seattle

Universities and colleges
University of Washington - 40,855
Seattle University - 7,529
Seattle Pacific University - 3,842
Seattle Central Community College - 17,944
North Seattle Community College
South Seattle Community College
Cornish College of the Arts
Art Institute of Seattle



MEDIA
http://www.seattle.com/media/radio.html
has a really nice list.


PRINT

Northwest Asian Weekly
Seattle's only English-language newspaper for the region's Asian community.

Real Change
Puget Sound's newspaper for the homeless.

Seattle Gay Newsweekly
Seattle's gay news weekly.

Seattle Post-Intelligencer
101 Elliott Ave. W., Seattle WA 98119; Tel. 206.448.8000

Seattle Times
1120 John St., Seattle WA 98109; Tel. 206.464.2111

The Spectator
Tel. 206.296.6470

The Stranger
1535 11th Ave. 3rd Floor, Seattle WA 98122; Tel. 206.323.7101

Washington Free Press
PMB #178, 1463 E Republican ST, Seattle WA 98112; Tel. 206.860.5290


Television

Northwest Cable News
Fox Sports Northwest
University of Washington TV
TVW (Washington's version of C-SPAN, out of Olympia)
KOMO 4 (ABC)
KING 5 (NBC)
KONG 6/16 (KING's sister station)
KIRO 7 (CBS)
KCTS 9 (PBS; Seattle-Vancouver)
KSTW 11 (CW)
KBTC 12/28 (PBS; Tacoma-Centralia)
KCPQ 13 (Fox; Tacoma, but studios are in Seattle)
KMYQ 10/22 (MyNetworkTV)

RADIO

GiantRadio.com
This Web station streams music by Pacific Northwest bands.

KBLE AM 1050
Catholic talk.

KING FM 98.1
Classical.

KIRO AM 710
Talk.

KISW FM 99.9
Rock.

KMPS FM 94.1
Country/western.

KMTT FM 103.7
Rock.

KOMO AM 1000
News.

KPLZ FM 101.5
Rock.

KPTK AM 1090
Progressive talk.

KUOW FM 94.9
Public radio.

KVI AM 570
News/talk.

KZOK FM 102.5
Rock.

KHHO AM 850
Fox Sports Radio, Tacoma Rainiers

KJR AM 950
Sports, Washington Huskies flagship station

KTTH AM 770
Talk Radio, Seattle SuperSonics flagship station

KPLU FM 88.5
National Public Radio

KEXP FM 90.3
Experience Music Project - www.kexp.org

KUBE FM 93.3
R&B/Hip Hop

KJR FM 95.7
Hits of the 60s, 70s, & 80s

KJAQ FM 96.5
Jack (hits from all genres)

KBSG FM 97.3
Oldies

KWJZ FM 98.9
Smooth Jazz

KKWF FM 100.7
Country

KFNK FM 104.9
Rock

KBKS FM 106.1
Top 40

KRWM FM 106.9
Adult Contemporary

KNDD FM 107.7
Alternative Rock

Also KIRO is the Seahawks flagship station & KOMO is the Mariners home.



I'm just trying to flesh out one of my favorite West Coast Cities, and the home of my uncle.

Thats all I have in me for now. Any moderators care to add on? have fun with it, but pin it.

Anyone have anything they want added like a list of Cultural attractions etc, please post it and I will edit it in.

The picture is from the skyneedles web site and publicly available, so its safe, but anyone have any pictures they want added here please provode sources.

Cheers!

Edited by HartfordTycoon, 27 March 2008 - 08:15 AM.


 

#2 Sundodger

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Posted 25 March 2008 - 09:46 PM

Washington State University is 300 miles away in Pullman.

#3 The Voice of Reason

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Posted 26 March 2008 - 03:41 PM

Washington State University is 300 miles away in Pullman.



Fair enough. I will remove it and add a few more universities that like in Metro Seattle.

have anything else for me to add? this is the lamest city profile EVER! I was hoping for some submissions


http://en.wikipedia....ioch_UniversityAntioch University ~43,000 Students
Art Institute of Seattle
City University
Cornish College of the Arts
Seattle Pacific University ~3,800 students
Seattle University ~6,000 students
University of Washington

Edited by The Voice of Reason, 26 March 2008 - 03:57 PM.


#4 Sundodger

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Posted 26 March 2008 - 04:50 PM

Replace WSU with Seattle U. in sports. WSU is practically in Idaho. Oregon State Univ. is closer to Seattle. Also, Seattle U. is returning to D1. They were once a basketball power. NCAA runner-ups in fact.

The MSA population is waaaay off. The 2007 estimate is 3,309,347 people. The CMSA population for 2007 is 3,922,344 people.


Here's the list I'd use for colleges and universities:

University of Washington - 40,855
Seattle University - 7,529
Seattle Pacific University - 3,842
Seattle Central Community College - 17,944
North Seattle Community College
South Seattle Community College
Cornish College of the Arts
Art Institute of Seattle


If you are going to add City U. & Antioch, you might as well add University of Phoenix, ITT, etc. I personally would leave them off.

#5 The Voice of Reason

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Posted 26 March 2008 - 08:56 PM

The MSA population is waaaay off. The 2007 estimate is 3,309,347 people. The CMSA population for 2007 is 3,922,344 people.


The figure I used for MSA population is from the US Census MSA population estimate of 2006 for seattle but does not include Tacoma etc, so good catch.

The population of the Seattle-Tacoma-Bremerton Consolidated Metropolitan Statistical Area (CMSA) was estimated by the Census Bureau at 3,820,260 residents as of July 2006 so unless we get a more recent estimate that might be the best one to use.


I will see if I can re work this now and send it to a moderator to edit. I will also add in some media outlets

http://www.seattle.c...edia/radio.html
has a really nice list.

Edited by The Voice of Reason, 26 March 2008 - 09:20 PM.


#6 The Voice of Reason

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Posted 26 March 2008 - 09:19 PM

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Facts & Figures
Posted Image City FlagPosted ImageCity Seal
Census 2000

  • Population: 563,374
  • Households: 258,499
  • Median household income: $45,736
  • People in poverty: 64,068
  • Adults with college degree: 53.6%
  • Median rent: $721
The population of the Seattle-Tacoma-Bremerton Consolidated Metropolitan Statistical Area (CMSA) was estimated by the Census Bureau at 3,922,344 residents as of July 2007

http://www.seattle.gov/ Official site
http://www.cityofsea...t/html/visitor/
http://www.seattle.net/
http://www.visitseattle.org/

SPORTS
Mariners MLB
Seahawks NHL
Sonics NBA
University of Washington Huskies NCAA
Storm WNBA
Seattls MLS as yet unamed team
Sounders A-League Soccer


Fortune 1000 Companies
1 Costco Wholesale 32 60,151.2 Issaquah
2 Microsoft 49 44,282.0 Redmond
3 Washington Mutual 81 26,561.0 Seattle
4 Weyerhaeuser 105 22,250.0 Federal Way
5 Paccar 141 16,454.1 Bellevue
6 Amazon.com 237 10,711.0 Seattle
7 Nordstrom 286 8,560.7 Seattle
8 Starbucks 310 7,786.9 Seattle
9 Safeco 363 6,289.9 Seattle
10 Expeditors Intl. of Washington 477 4,626.0 Seattle
11 Alaska Air Group 596 3,334.4 Seattle
12 Puget Energy 647 3,044.3 Bellevue
13 Expedia 800 2,237.6 Bellevue
14 Plum Creek Timber 973 1,627.0 Seattle

Universities and colleges
University of Washington - 40,855
Seattle University - 7,529
Seattle Pacific University - 3,842
Seattle Central Community College - 17,944
North Seattle Community College
South Seattle Community College
Cornish College of the Arts
Art Institute of Seattle



MEDIA
http://www.seattle.com/media/radio.html
has a really nice list.


PRINT

Northwest Asian Weekly
Seattle's only English-language newspaper for the region's Asian community.

Real Change
Puget Sound's newspaper for the homeless.

Seattle Gay Newsweekly
Seattle's gay news weekly.

Seattle Post-Intelligencer
101 Elliott Ave. W., Seattle WA 98119; Tel. 206.448.8000

Seattle Times
1120 John St., Seattle WA 98109; Tel. 206.464.2111

The Spectator
Tel. 206.296.6470

The Stranger
1535 11th Ave. 3rd Floor, Seattle WA 98122; Tel. 206.323.7101

Washington Free Press
PMB #178, 1463 E Republican ST, Seattle WA 98112; Tel. 206.860.5290


Television

Northwest Cable News
Fox Sports Northwest
University of Washington TV
TVW (Washington's version of C-SPAN, out of Olympia)
KOMO 4 (ABC)
KING 5 (NBC)
KONG 6/16 (KING's sister station)
KIRO 7 (CBS)
KCTS 9 (PBS; Seattle-Vancouver)
KSTW 11 (CW)
KBTC 12/28 (PBS; Tacoma-Centralia)
KCPQ 13 (Fox; Tacoma, but studios are in Seattle)
KMYQ 10/22 (MyNetworkTV)

RADIO

GiantRadio.com
This Web station streams music by Pacific Northwest bands.

KBLE AM 1050
Catholic talk.

KING FM 98.1
Classical.

KIRO AM 710
Talk.

KISW FM 99.9
Rock.

KMPS FM 94.1
Country/western.

KMTT FM 103.7
Rock.

KOMO AM 1000
News.

KPLZ FM 101.5
Rock.

KPTK AM 1090
Progressive talk.

KUOW FM 94.9
Public radio.

KVI AM 570
News/talk.

KZOK FM 102.5
Rock.

KHHO AM 850
Fox Sports Radio, Tacoma Rainiers

KJR AM 950
Sports, Washington Huskies flagship station

KTTH AM 770
Talk Radio, Seattle SuperSonics flagship station

KPLU FM 88.5
National Public Radio

KEXP FM 90.3
Experience Music Project - www.kexp.org

KUBE FM 93.3
R&B/Hip Hop

KJR FM 95.7
Hits of the 60s, 70s, & 80s

KJAQ FM 96.5
Jack (hits from all genres)

KBSG FM 97.3
Oldies

KWJZ FM 98.9
Smooth Jazz

KKWF FM 100.7
Country

KFNK FM 104.9
Rock

KBKS FM 106.1
Top 40

KRWM FM 106.9
Adult Contemporary

KNDD FM 107.7
Alternative Rock

Also KIRO is the Seahawks flagship station & KOMO is the Mariners home.



I'm just trying to flesh out one of my favorite West Coast Cities, and the home of my uncle.

Thats all I have in me for now. Any moderators care to add on? have fun with it, but pin it.

Anyone have anything they want added like a list of Cultural attractions etc, please post it and I will edit it in.

The picture is from the skyneedles web site and publicly available, so its safe, but anyone have any pictures they want added here please provode sources.

Cheers!

Edited by The Voice of Reason, 26 March 2008 - 10:24 PM.


#7 Sundodger

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Posted 26 March 2008 - 09:36 PM

The figure I used for MSA population is from the US Census MSA population estimate of 2006 for seattle but does not include Tacoma etc, so good catch.

The population of the Seattle-Tacoma-Bremerton Consolidated Metropolitan Statistical Area (CMSA) was estimated by the Census Bureau at 3,820,260 residents as of July 2006 so unless we get a more recent estimate that might be the best one to use.



The July 1, 2007 census estimates came out last week, I posted them above. In late June, the more accurate OFM #s will be out.

For television add these (and the channel#s):

Northwest Cable News
Fox Sports Northwest
University of Washington TV
TVW (Washington's version of C-SPAN, out of Olympia)
KOMO 4 (ABC)
KING 5 (NBC)
KONG 6/16 (KING's sister station)
KIRO 7 (CBS)
KCTS 9 (PBS; Seattle-Vancouver)
KSTW 11 (CW)
KBTC 12/28 (PBS; Tacoma-Centralia)
KCPQ 13 (Fox; Tacoma, but studios are in Seattle)
KMYQ 10/22 (MyNetworkTV)



For radio add:

KHHO AM 850

Fox Sports Radio, Tacoma Rainiers

KJR AM 950

Sports, Washington Huskies flagship station

KTTH AM 770

Talk Radio, Seattle SuperSonics flagship station

KPLU FM 88.5

National Public Radio

KEXP FM 90.3

Experience Music Project - www.kexp.org

KUBE FM 93.3

R&B/Hip Hop

KJR FM 95.7

Hits of the 60s, 70s, & 80s

KJAQ FM 96.5

Jack (hits from all genres)

KBSG FM 97.3

Oldies

KWJZ FM 98.9

Smooth Jazz

KKWF FM 100.7

Country

KFNK FM 104.9

Rock

KBKS FM 106.1

Top 40

KRWM FM 106.9

Adult Contemporary

KNDD FM 107.7

Alternative Rock



Also KIRO is the Seahawks flagship station & KOMO is the Mariners home.

#8 WeNeed2Progress

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Posted 14 December 2008 - 08:52 PM

Hello Seattlites, I didn't see an appropriate enough topic, so I am asking you all here....

I'm coming to visit in the middle of January and cannot wait! All my friends and coworkers who visit have said I belong in Seattle. Having never been, what can I expect weather-wise? Since I will be staying downtown, what do you recommend in way of public transit to get from SeaTac Int'l?

While there, what are some highlights you recommend by foot? Also, about how far outside the city are the beautiful, pinnacle rock beaches?

Thanks!

Edited by WeNeed2Progress, 14 December 2008 - 08:54 PM.