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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 is the ultimate city for millennials, and the oldest hit 40 this year

Crowds of pedestrians cross Denny Way, near the Amazon campus, Thursday, September 7, 2017.  Amazon is going to be opening a second headquarters somewhere else in North America.

Seattle has lots of millennials, easily the largest generational group here as thousands of them flocked to the city in the 2010s. Now the oldest millennials are saying hello to middle age while a younger generation waits in the wings, writes columnist Gene Balk.

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