State of Washington

Approximately 60 percent of Washington residents live in the Seattle metro area. Among the other best places to live in Washington are Bellevue, Renton, Bellingham, Olympia, Redmond, Tacoma and Vancouver. Washington is a leading agricultural state along with industries such as aircraft, computer software, telecommunications and lumber, and residents enjoy a variety of outdoor recreational choices like Mount Rainier National Park and the Puget Sound. Top universities include Washington, Washington State and Eastern Washington.


Washington is the 13th populous state in the U.S. The largest cities in Washington are Seattle, Spokane and Tacoma. The median income for Washington is $59,374, which is 87% higher than the national median income. The median home price in Washington is $272,900. The highest-priced homes are typically found in Yarrow Point, Clyde Hill and Medina. The lowest-priced homes are in Bangor Base, Raymond and Mattawa.

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