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.

No, Seattle doesn’t have the nation’s highest rate of property crime

Word is out that Seattle has the highest property crime rate in the nation, but not by the reckoning of our FYI Guy. Here's his take.

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