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Kirkland, WA

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Its close proximity to Seattle is the reason why some consider Kirkland just another suburb of the larger city. The truth of the matter reveals that the 48,000 residents of this quiet and modern Pacific Northwest town city much more in tune with their own city‰Ûªs motto of ‰ÛÏThe Little City that Could\ than with their state's most famous city. Bordering Lake Washington‰Ûªs eastern shore, Kirkland offers options like the Kirkland Arts Center and Howard/Mandville Gallery to create its own unique persona.

Kirkland Apartments


Montebello Apartments
Beds: 1-3
Baths: 1-2


Inglenook Court Apartments
Beds: 1-2
Baths: 1-2


Slater 116
Beds: 1
Baths: 1


Ascent Apartment Homes
Beds: 1-3
Baths: 1-2


Corbella at Juanita Bay
Beds: Studio-2
Baths: 1

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Evergreen Heights Apartments
Beds: 1-3
Baths: 1-2

Key City Stats

The average age of Kirkland, WA is
25 to 29
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  • Age Demographic of Renters
  • 25 to 29 years
  • 30 to 34 years
  • 35 to 39 years
  • Male
  • 12.3%
  • 9.6%
  • 8.46%
  • Female
  • 10.76%
  • 8.54%
  • 7.9%
is average rent in Kirkland, WA
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  • Rent Range
  • $650 to $699
  • $700 to $749
  • $750 to $799
  • Percentage of household units
  • 1.07%
  • 1.41%
  • 1.07%
of units are available for rent in Kirkland
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  • Vacancy Status
  • For Rent
  • Rented, not occupied
  • Other vacant
  • Housing Units
  • 349
  • 37
  • 298
Getting Around in Kirkland, WA

Walk Score®
Transit Score®
"Some Transit"
The average commuter time in Kirkland is:
15 to 19 minutes
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  • Time Range
  • 25 to 29 minutes
  • 30 to 34 minutes
  • 35 to 39 minutes
  • Percentage of workers
  • 8.22%
  • 12.33%
  • 3.23%

Kirkland Arts Scene

The residents of the Pacific Northwest have always enjoyed an appreciation for the arts and the locals in Kirkland are no exception. The city is home to a number of galleries and events that showcase various forms of art, including the performing arts. To peruse and admire works of art, check out the Howard/Mandville Gallery and the Kirkland Arts Center. Both of these venues offer excellent selections from new and established artists. The town is also the home to the Kirkland Performance Center and the Kirkland Choral Society, both of which stage well-received artistic performances throughout the year.

Aquatic Activities

Kirland's location on the shores of Lake Washington provides plenty of opportunity for aquatic entertainment. In fact, Kirkland has more lakefront parks than any other city in the area. If you own a boat, there are moorage spots like those at Carillon Point or Yarrow Bay Marina. If you do not have a boat of your own, but enjoy being out on the water, book an excursion with Argosy Cruises tours that allows you to enjoy the scenic views Lake Washington offers. Of course, there are also lots of pretty pristine beaches such as Juanita Beach Park and Waverly Park.

Wine Country

It probably does not come as a surprise that there is quite a bit of wine making activity in the Pacific Northwest. Washington's Columbia Valley offers the perfect climate and soil for growing grapes. Kirkland itself is home to a number of wineries, such as Northwest Cellars and Force Majeure Vineyards. Tours are available to show you the complete wine-making process. Of course, no tour is complete without wine tasting, which most wineries also offer. To make a whole day and evening of it, there are quite a few wine bars in the area that further enhance a lively nightlife in the Kirkland area.