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  1. Public Schools
    B
  2. Crime & Safety
    C+
  3. Housing
    C-
  4. Nightlife
    B-
  5. Good for Families
    B-
  6. Diversity
    B
  7. Jobs
    C-
  8. Weather
    A+
  9. Cost of Living
    C-
  10. Health & Fitness
    A-
  11. Outdoor Activities
    A
  12. Commute
    B+
Sequim is a town in Washington with a population of 7,100. Sequim is in Clallam County. Living in Sequim offers residents a dense suburban feel and most residents own their homes. In Sequim there are a lot of coffee shops and parks. Many retirees live in Sequim and residents tend to lean conservative. The public schools in Sequim are above average.

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$229,900
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$933
National
$949
Area Feel
Dense Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    41%
  • Own
    59%
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Sequim Rankings

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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
C+
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    125.3
    282.7
  • Murder
    0
    6.1
  • Rape
    97.5
    40.7
  • Robbery
    27.8
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    403.7
    500.1
  • Theft
    3,591.8
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    111.4
    284

Residents

Diversity
B
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    9%
  • 10-17 years
    6%
  • 18-24 years
    7%
  • 25-34 years
    8%
  • 35-44 years
    8%
  • 45-54 years
    10%
  • 55-64 years
    13%
  • 65+ years
    39%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    12%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    16%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    39%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    27%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    6%
    13%

Working in Sequim

Jobs
C-
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$37,901
National
$55,322

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Sequim Reviews

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Sequim is not a typical American small town, because the people who live here are from very cosmopolitan areas in California, or are retired police.fire professionals and pilots.
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Born and raised in Sequim, Washington, I have gotten to know a quaint town with lots of character and positivity. Even in the worst of times, my town has banded and come together to serve for our greater good as a community.
Job market is very bad. Housing is very high and climbing. Rentals are very high and controlled by rental agencies. New home building permits are extremely high.
There are a few annual festivals but night life is "0" unless you like casino life. The town basically closes up by 7 pm. with the exception of a couple of big chain markets.
It is primarily a retirement town. Those still working good jobs must travel to Seattle area. If you plan to move here. Establish a house or rental place BEFORE you move otherwise you will cause yourself hardship.