What do you know about Seattle? If you said coffee, rain and the movie “Sleepless in Seattle,” you are somewhat right, but honestly, just scraping the surface in all that the bustling city offers.

Seattle is also a mecca for music and tech companies, which perhaps helps skew the city to the younger side. According to the U.S. Census, the median age of Seattleites is 36. If you’re interested in moving to Seattle, get ready for some sticker shock: Seattle’s current median home value is $441,500, and the current median rent price is $2,043 a month.

Take a look at these little-known Seattle facts:


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