Downtown Seattle Employment Trend
After losing 20,000 jobs during the recession, downtown Seattle has bounced back, adding 76,000 new jobs since 2010. Downtown accounted for 64 percent of all jobs gained in Seattle between 2010 and 2017. In that time, employment downtown increased 35 percent.
All data are estimates provided by the Puget Sound Regional Council.
Downtown Seattle vs. Top Puget Sound Cities (2017)
In a head-to-head ranking, downtown outpaces Bellevue, the next highest Puget Sound city, by about 154,000 jobs.
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