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Encyclopedia > SeaTac, Washington

SeaTac is a city and outlying suburb of Seattle, located in the southern section of King County in Washington State. Located nearly equidistant from Seattle and Tacoma, it is home to and named after the Seattle-Tacoma International Airport, also referred to as Sea-Tac, but spelled with a hyphen. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 25,496. Illustration of the backyards of a surburban neighbourhood Suburban redirects here. ... Seattle skyline City nickname: The Emerald City Location of Seattle in King County and Washington State County King Mayor Greg Nickels Area   –Land   –Water 369. ... King County is located in the state of Washington. ... State nickname: The Evergreen State Other U.S. States Capital Olympia Largest city Seattle Governor Christine Gregoire Official languages None Area 184,824 km² (18th)  - Land 172,587 km²  - Water 12,237 km² (6. ... Tacoma, with Mount Rainier in background This page is about the city in Washington. ... FAA diagram of Sea-Tac Airport Seattle-Tacoma International Airport (IATA:SEA, ICAO:KSEA), also known as Sea-Tac Airport, is located in SeaTac, Washington at the intersection of Washington State Route 518 and Washington State Route 99. ... 2000 is a leap year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ...

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History

SeaTac was officially incorporated on February 28, 1990. February 28 is the 59th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1990 is a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


Geography

Location of SeaTac, Washington

SeaTac is located at 47°26'29" North, 122°17'35" West (47.441406, -122.293077)1. Adapted from Wikipedias WA county maps by Bumm13. ... Shortcut: {{GR|#}} {{Cite:GR|#}} The following is a list of sources used in the creation of Wikipedia articles on various geographic topics and locations, such as cities, counties, states, and countries. ...


According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 26.2 km² (10.1 mi²). 25.8 km² (10.0 mi²) of it is land and 0.4 km² (0.2 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 1.68% water. The United States Census Bureau (officially Bureau of the Census) is a part of the United States Department of Commerce. ... Square kilometre (US spelling: Square kilometer), symbol km², is an SI unit of surface area. ... This article is about the unit of measure. ...


Demographics

As of the census2 of 2000, there are 25,496 people, 9,708 households, and 5,960 families residing in the city. The population density is 988.4/km² (2,558.8/mi²). There are 10,176 housing units at an average density of 394.5/km² (1,021.3/mi²). The racial makeup of the city is 62.86% White, 9.15% African American, 1.50% Native American, 11.07% Asian, 2.66% Pacific Islander, 6.41% from other races, and 6.35% from two or more races. 12.95% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race. A census is the process of obtaining information about every member of a population (not necessarily a human population). ... Shortcut: {{GR|#}} {{Cite:GR|#}} The following is a list of sources used in the creation of Wikipedia articles on various geographic topics and locations, such as cities, counties, states, and countries. ... 2000 is a leap year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ...


There are 9,708 households out of which 30.7% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 42.8% are married couples living together, 12.4% have a female householder with no husband present, and 38.6% are non-families. 30.2% of all households are made up of individuals and 6.8% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.53 and the average family size is 3.17. Marriage is a relationship and bond, most commonly between a man and a woman, that plays a key role in the definition of many families. ...


In the city the population is spread out with 24.4% under the age of 18, 10.2% from 18 to 24, 34.5% from 25 to 44, 21.2% from 45 to 64, and 9.7% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 34 years. For every 100 females there are 110.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 111.8 males.


The median income for a household in the city is $41,202, and the median income for a family is $47,630. Males have a median income of $34,396 versus $28,984 for females. The per capita income for the city is $19,717. 11.5% of the population and 9.8% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 15.5% of those under the age of 18 and 8.1% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line. The per capita income for a group of people may be defined as their total personal income, divided by the number of people. ... The poverty line is the level of income below which one cannot afford to purchase all the resources one requires to live. ...


External links

  • City of SeaTac (http://www.ci.seatac.wa.us/)
  • Maps and aerial photos (http://kvaleberg.com/extensions/mapsources/index.php?params=47.441406_N_-122.293077_E_type:city_region:US)
    • Street map from MapQuest  (http://mapquest.com/maps/map.adp?latlongtype=decimal&latitude=47.441406&longitude=-122.293077&zoom=6) or Google Maps (http://maps.google.com/maps?ll=47.441406,-122.293077&spn=0.11,0.18)
    • Topographic map from TopoZone  (http://topozone.com/map.asp?lat=47.441406&lon=-122.293077&s=200&size=m&layer=DRG100&datum=nad83)
    • Aerial image or topographic map from TerraServer-USA (http://terraserver-usa.com/image.aspx?s=14&lon=-122.293077&lat=47.441406&w=2)
    • Satellite image from Google Maps (http://maps.google.com/maps?ll=47.441406,-122.293077&spn=0.11,0.18&t=k)

  Results from FactBites:
 
SeaTac, Washington - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (448 words)
SeaTac is a city and outlying suburb of Seattle, located in the southern section of King County in Washington State.
It is home to and named after the Seattle-Tacoma International Airport, also referred to as Sea-Tac, but spelled with a hyphen.
SeaTac was officially incorporated on February 28, 1990.
Welcome to the City of SeaTac (124 words)
Incorporated in February 1990, the City of SeaTac is located in the Pacific Northwest, approximately midway between the cities of Seattle and Tacoma in the State of Washington.
SeaTac is a vibrant community, economically strong, environmentally sensitive, and people-oriented.
The City boundaries surround the Seattle-Tacoma International Airport, (approximately 3 square miles in area) which is owned and operated by the Port of Seattle.
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