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.

What is middle class in Seattle? Families now earn median of $121,000

The median income for a married couple with kids in Seattle is now $161,000.

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