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2022 Best Cities to Live in the Seattle Area

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  1. #11 Best Cities to Live in America.

    Bellevue

    City in Washington,

    176 Niche users give it an average review of 4.4 stars.

    Featured Review: Current Resident says Clean, friendly, and inviting place. Housing affordability is questionable. Commute time is decent because there are a ton of public transportation options. Family friendly areas everywhere. Safety....

    Read 176 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Population: 146,145,

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  2. #13 Best Cities to Live in America.

    Seattle

    City in Washington,

    971 Niche users give it an average review of 4.2 stars.

    Featured Review: Current Resident says Seattle, WA, is the most generous city in the USA that I've ever lived in. It has a reputation, outside of Seattle for it's people being a bit frosty. It's not that, it's a decent respect for other....

    Read 971 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Population: 741,251,

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  3. #157 Best Cities to Live in America.

    Tacoma

    City in Washington,

    479 Niche users give it an average review of 4 stars.

    Featured Review: Current Resident says I have lived in Central Tacoma since 2017 and we love it! Central Tacoma is, well, central to all there is to do and go in this city and the wider region. Super easy to get around on a bike, stroll....

    Read 479 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B+,

    Population: 215,766,

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  4. Kent

    City in Washington,

    207 Niche users give it an average review of 3.7 stars.

    Featured Review: Current Resident says It’s Seattle’s 2nd biggest suburb and, as such, incredibly diverse in all aspects of the word. You’ll find five alphabets on buildings within 2 blocks and everything from very modest 1970/80s....

    Read 207 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B minus,

    Population: 130,038,

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  5. Everett

    City in Washington,

    190 Niche users give it an average review of 3.6 stars.

    Featured Review: Current Resident says It's a great place; many things are within 15 minutes' drive! There are some beautiful parks which overlook the waterfront, and beaches perfect for looking through tide pools. If you're willing to...Some parts of Everett tend to be frequented by unsightly people, so it's good to have a local point those out. Overall, great place to live!.

    Read 190 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B minus,

    Population: 110,840,

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