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As King County diversifies, people of Asian descent made up the majority of growth last year

Taken May 17, 2018, this is the Seattle skyline, looking North. The Smith Tower is at right. 206324

New census data show King County continuing on a path toward greater racial diversity as its population booms to nearly 2.19 million people.

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