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Seattle really is in a geeky league of its own, new data on tech workers shows

Officers workers and tourists on the streets of the South Lake Union business district in Seattle, Washington on August 25, 2023.

Census data released this month shows tech workers have never had a more outsize presence in Seattle than they did in 2022.

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