Seattle Urban Model

At a recent small gathering to commemmorate the death of another homeless woman in the downtown, Starbucks was praised for donating a single, miserable container of hot coffee to the gathering. Very Seattle. Appearance and pretense over substance.

Table: “Homeless Deaths Rise Once More In King County (including Seattle): 2012-2018”, in Seattle Times, January 9, 2019. p. B1.

(The number for 2018 is expected to rise as reports are completed.)

2012: 78 deaths.
2013: 103 deaths.
2014: 87 deaths.
2015: 124 deaths.
2016: 136 deaths.
2017: 169 deaths.
2018 (preliminary): 191. deaths.

Source: King County Medical Examiners Office.