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Kirkland, Washington, 98033
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Kirkland, Washington, 98034
1 Bedroom$1,185 - $1,204
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Kirkland, Washington, 98034
1 Bedroom$1,095 - $2,400
Kirkland, Washington, 98034
1 Bedroom$1,244 - $1,700
2 Bedrooms$1,601 - $2,500
3 Bedrooms$1,850 - $2,400
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Kirkland Apartment Rental Market
Household Income City State City Compared to State Less than $10,000 4.5% 7.6% -3.1% $10,000 to $14,999 2.6% 5.5% -2.9% $15,000 to $19,999 2.3% 5.6% -3.3% $20,000 to $24,999 3.9% 6.1% -2.2% $25,000 to $29,999 4.6% 6.2% -1.6% $30,000 to $34,999 4.8% 6.3% -1.5% $35,000 to $39,999 4.6% 6.0% -1.4% $40,000 to $44,999 6.0% 5.8% +0.2% $45,000 to $49,999 5.7% 5.3% +0.4% $50,000 to $59,999 10.5% 9.7% +0.8% $60,000 to $74,999 12.6% 11.7% +0.9% $75,000 to $99,999 15.6% 11.6% +4.0% $100,000 to $124,999 8.6% 5.7% +2.9% $125,000 to $149,999 4.8% 2.6% +2.2% $150,000 to $199,999 3.7% 2.1% +1.6% $200,000 or more 5.2% 2.2% +3.0%
Cost of Living
Share of Household Income Spent on Rent City State City Compared to State Less than 10.0% 4.4% 4.8% -0.4% 10.0% to 14.9% 11.5% 10.3% +1.2% 15.0% to 19.9% 17.9% 14.5% +3.4% 20.0% to 24.9% 16.7% 13.9% +2.8% 25.0% to 29.9% 13.1% 11.5% +1.6% 30.0% to 34.9% 7.7% 8.3% -0.6% 35.0% to 39.9% 5.2% 5.7% -0.5% 40.0% to 49.9% 4.4% 7.2% -2.8% 50.0% or more 15.3% 17.8% -2.5% Not computed 3.7% 5.9% -2.2%
Age Demographic of Renters
Age Demographic of Renters City State City Compared to State 15 to 24 years 11.8% 14.4% -2.6% 25 to 34 years 35.0% 29.1% +5.9% 35 to 44 years 23.7% 22.8% +0.9% 45 to 54 years 14.7% 14.8% -0.1% 55 to 64 years 6.5% 7.2% -0.7% 65 to 74 years 3.5% 4.6% -1.1% 75 to 84 years 3.0% 4.5% -1.5% 85 years and over 1.9% 2.5% -0.6%
Travel Time to Work
Travel Time to Work City State City Compared to State Less than 30 minutes 46.3% 35.4% +10.9% 30 to 44 minutes 28.8% 24.8% +4.0% 45 to 59 minutes 12.1% 13.3% -1.2% 60 or more minutes 12.8% 26.5% -13.7%
Source: 2000 Census
With a population of nearly 47,000, Kirkland is one of Seattle's best suburbs.The town is situated on the shores of Lake Washington, and the downtown area enjoys a brilliant lakefront setting. The city also provides one of the most pedestrian and bicycle friendly places to live in the country. Huge efforts have been made to accommodate non-motorized ways of navigating Kirkland, so when you start the search for your Kirkland apartment, keep that in mind.
Marinas and More
Many of the town's recreational activities center around the lakefront, and there are miles of linked trails for biking or running. Yarrow Bay and Marina Park are both great places to explore for the waterfront and for shopping. The downtown area is the center for entertainment with galleries, shopping and a very good performance center, which always has something on offer. Kirkland is also home to summer training for the Seattle Seahawks so the football fan will have plenty to keep them busy.
The Big Greek
Once in your Kirkland apartment, you'll want to get out and try some of the town's best restaurants. Whether big or small, you'll find quite a range of cuisines. Santorini's is fantastic Greek food where the prices are low, they only take cash but you'll get heaping portions of great food. Lynn's Bistro is more upscale with classic French foods, and the Santa Fe Mexican Grill shouldn't be missed. There are any number of very good Asian places from sushi to Chinese to Korean, and whether you eat in or take out, you won't be disappointed.
At night, wine bars are popular and one of the best is Brix where they are very serious about their wines but the atmosphere is fun. For friendly local style pubs, stop into Tony's or Danny's. Obviously, it won't take long to be on a first name basis at either of them, and you'll meet some new people. The Wilde Rover Irish Pub has good live music on weekends, and Waldo's is really fun for karaoke. The Shark Club is a good dive bar with live music that won't disappoint if you like it loud. There's alot of night life to explore once you get settled into your Kirkland apartment!
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Kirkland Apartment Rental TrendsApartments in Kirkland have competitive rents so be sure to use our apartment finder to get the best deal. In February the average rent for a 1 Bedroom Kirkland apartment cost $1,215. If you need a roommate, try finding a 2 bedroom apartment rental. An average 2 bedroom Kirkland apartment was $1,486 in February. The average apartment rent for a 3 bedroom apartment in February was $1,736. Start your apartment search by checking out some of the Kirkland rentals listed below.
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I've got dogs. What the the best places in Kirkland for being outdoors with pets?
Kirkland doesn't have a dog park yet, but people are working on it. Doesn't mean that there aren't some good places to let your dog have a run tho. Luther Burbank in Mercer Island or Marymoor near Redmond are both huge parks and well worth a drive. Of course, if you get up really early, chances are you can sneak in a run closer to town.
What neighborhoods in Kirkland are good for eating out?
Downtown Kirkland has the most restaurants to choose from within a small area. Everything from steaks to Greek places. There are good spots all over town but people like to drive up to Juanita Bay. It's nice up there and sitting by the fire and having great Italian food is why it's known as one of the best in the whole area.
What would an ideal weekend be like in Kirkland?
Begin your weekend in Kirkland with some outdoor fun. Head to the 144-acre Juanita Bay Park to check out the local wildlife or bring the family over to Houghton Beach Park for some swimming, fishing, boating, volleyball, and more. After a picnic in the park enjoy some more family fun at TechCity Bowl and Fun Center or the local amusement park, Park Place Farm. Spend the evenings scoping out the Kirkland Arts Center and the Gilmartin Gallery, or enjoy some quality shopping at Via Lago followed up with some entertainment at Laughs Comedy Club.
How far is the airport from downtown Kirkland and can I get there easily and cheaply?
The three airports closest to Kirkland are all located in Seattle. Located 7 miles from the city center, the closest major airport to Kirkland is Kenmore Air Harbor Seaplane Base (LKE). The next, King County International Airport (BFI), is 11 miles from Kirkland. Seattle-Tacoma International Airport (SEA), the largest airport near Kirkland, is 17 miles from downtown. Shuttles and buses run continuously from SEA to surrounding areas, including Kirkland.
I'm relocating. What's the weather like in Kirkland?
The climate of Kirkland, Washington features rather moderate temperatures spring through fall, then slightly cold winters. Summer temperatures tend to be in the 60s and winter temperatures tend to be in the 40s. The average high temperature in August, the warmest month of the year, is 76 degrees Fahrenheit, while the average low temperature in January, the coldest month of the year, is 35 degrees Fahrenheit. On average Kirkland receives 36 inches of precipitation annually. Winters tend to be wetter than summers, although December is usually the absolute wettest.
Is Kirkland pet friendly?
Kirkland is not as pet-friendly as it could be. Although some Kirland volunteers are working on opening a dog park in town, currently there is no off-leash dog area within the city limits. For now, Kirkland residents must travel to Luther Burbank or Marymoor to access any designated parks for dogs. However, Kirkland does have some areas where you can your pets as long as they are kept on leash, including Watershed Park, Juanita Beach Park, and North Rose Hill Park. Kirkland is more amenable to horse owners, as it is also home to Bridle Trails State Park, a 482-acre forested day-use park that is well-known for its horse trails and equestrian shows. For hiking and camping with your pets, opprtunities abound in Wenatchee National Forest to the east and Mt. Rainier National Park and Snoqualmie National Forest to the southeast.
Why should I move to Kirkland?
With a population of about 50,000, Kirkland is a city in King County, Washington. As a suburb of Seattle, Kirkland is a great place for those that need to commute to the bigger city to work but prefer to live in a smaller, more manageable community. With an excellent school system, Kirkland is also a great place for families with school-age children. Public education is provided by two separate school districts, the Bellevue School District and the Lake Washington School District, both of which are very highly ranked on both state and national levels.