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Seattle ranked among the worst managed cities, new study finds

Jun 30, 2022, 2:17 PM
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Photo by David Ryder

When it comes to city management, Seattle currently ranks 118 out of the 150 largest cities in a new study compiled by WalletHub.

Tacoma is ranked even worse at 139.

The list was put together with a series of ratings including high school graduation rates, violent crime, green spaces, and median household income.

One of the main issues causing such a low ranking according to the study is the city budget, which is ranked as the 140th most expensive budget.

Seattle still ranks highly for services provided, at No. 18.

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