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Top 25 Cities for Your Government Career

Top 25 Cities for Your Government Career

Currin Berdine, Tania Khadder, Anna Hennings, Adam Starr, Alice Handley | GovCentral
















#22. Seattle, WA

Population: 594,210


Cost of Living Rank (in a 1-100 list): 79


Average Commute Time: 25.7 minutes 


Job Growth Rank (in a list of 372 Highest Growth Cities): 34


Unemployment Rate: 8.7

Jobs Listed on USA Jobs: 505

Stimulus funds for counties:$500 million

Stimulus funds for State:$3.3 billion

State recovery site:http://www.recovery.wa.gov/

The home to many prominent corporate headquarters — including those of Starbucks, Nordstrom, Microsoft and Amazon.com — Seattle is Washington state’s largest city and the region’s major economic, cultural and educational center. While the cost of living is a little on the high side, our #6 city has a particularly promising job outlook in alternative energy development and software engineering.

Bonus fun fact: Seattle buys more sunglasses per capita than any city in the US.

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