There are some obvious and not so obvious reasons why certain parts of the greater Puget Sound region are growing the way they are.
New construction, schools, affordability, jobs, commutes, and so forth can and will impact which neighborhoods are growing faster than others.
Neighborhoods you think are raking newcomers in fail in comparison to those with more high density zoning. South Lake Union is the fastest growing area with downtown Bellevue coming in right behind. Bellevue’s downtown core spiked in population from 2010 to 2017 73% according to a recent article in the Seattle Times.
To see the full article and check your specific neighborhood using the interactive census tract click here.