Find out what the numbers tell us about Seattle and the Pacific Northwest. The Seattle Times' FYI Guy, Gene Balk, and other contributors comb data sets to look at the numbers behind news topics -- especially those that offer insight into the quality of life and cost of living in the Seattle area.

Seattle’s newcomers vs. longtime residents: At least we both like the Seahawks

Fans cheer in the upper levels as the team is introduced as the Seattle Seahawks take on the San Francisco 49ers for their home opener at CenturyLink Field in Seattle Sunday September 17, 2017.

A new survey shows new residents and longtime residents in Seattle and its suburbs think differently about the region and its growth over the past few years. But there are a few things we have in common.

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