The Seattle area is among a handful of places at the forefront of the shift toward older motherhood. In King County, it's now more common for a woman to have her first child in her 30s or 40s than in her teens or 20s. WATCH
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.
When comparing 25- to 34-year-olds of today with those in 1980, big differences emerge. Millennials in Seattle are more likely to have high-paying jobs than...
Just 33.7 percent of Seattle-area households are air-conditioned. Here's who has A/C, who doesn't, and how readers say they cope when it sizzles.
As King County diversifies, people of Asian descent made up the majority of growth last year | FYI Guy
New census data show King County continuing on a path toward greater racial diversity as its population booms to nearly 2.19 million people.
People in the Seattle area shun air conditioning in their homes, according to U.S. Census data. So how do we try to stay cool?
Campaigns for and against the levy spent more than $600,000 combined, contesting a referendum that likely will not take place.
Washington is ranked as one of the nation’s strictest states in terms of enforcing speeding and reckless-driving laws.
Crime rates down in most Seattle neighborhoods — but there’s a big divide between north and south | FYI Guy
Comparing the average annual rates between 2008-2010 and 2015-2017, overall crime has dipped citywide. But there are differences from neighborhood to neighborhood.
How fearful of crime is your Seattle neighborhood? An analysis of crime data and a new survey shows some residents' fears are at odds with...
Seattle's South Lake Union, home to Amazon's urban campus, is the region's fastest growing neighborhood. But there's a close second. Check out our interactive map.