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Suburbs grew faster than Seattle in 2021

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Seattle Times | Gene Balk

Will the 2020s be the decade of suburban revival?

[…] Seattle was among a number of U.S. cities that suddenly began growing faster than the surrounding suburbs in the past decade. Both millennials and empty-nest boomers flocked into the city core, drawn by walkable neighborhoods and the appeal of urban living (and historically low violent-crime rates also played a major role).

But that trend may prove to be short-lived. New data shows that Seattle isn’t growing faster than surrounding King County anymore.

Read more here: Urban slowdown: Suburbs grew faster than Seattle in 2021

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