The relationship between zoning and demographics

Outlined areas represent parts of Seattle now zoned for multifamily housing. Choose a filter below (representing Seattleā€™s three largest minority groups and whites) to see where different demographics are concentrated in Seattle. Brightly colored regions represent areas with higher-than-average population for that race or ethnicity.


population density

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Sources: U.S. Census Bureau, 2010 Census, block-level data; City of Seattle zoning maps
Thomas Wilburn / The Seattle Times