Where do Seattle’s international communities live? Seattle Times maps them

Vietnamese immigrants have settled in South Seattle. People from Eastern Europe are living in Renton and East Bellevue. East African foreign-born have moved to areas along Rainier Avenue and in Tukwila.

If you’re curious about which neighborhoods in the Seattle-area have the greatest concentration of foreign-born, you can check out The Seattle Times. The Times’ FYI Guy Gene Balk has mapped where King County’s immigrants live, according to 2014 numbers from the U.S. Census.

The U.S. Census’ definition of foreign-born includes both those who have immigrated to the U.S. for the long-term and those who have are in the U.S. on a short-term basis, such as workers or students.

According to the Times’ map, the King County neighborhood with the greatest concentration of foreign-born people is Crossroads in Bellevue, with 59.2 percent of its population as foreign-born. The map also shows that no one group of immigrants dominates the Crossroads neighborhood.

Read: The Seattle Times: A spike in King County foreign-born populations

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