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Seattle, WA

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Located in the northwest portion of Washington, just over 100 miles south of the Canadian border, Seattle is situated on Puget Sound and is a major port city filled with fun and entertainment. You’ll find a healthy, active community with lots of outdoor enthusiasts who take advantage of the premium hiking, biking, rock climbing, and water sports. Plus, with the Seattle Seahawks and the Seattle Mariners, you can get your fill of professional sports as well. Home to the University of Washington, the Art Institute of Seattle, and Seattle Pacific University, the city has a strong intellectual community and is known for its high percentage of graduates.

Apartments in Seattle

$1761-$3487

Aspira Apartment Homes
Beds: Studio-2  •  Baths: 1-2.5

$1161-$2503

Slate Apartments
Beds: Studio-2  •  Baths: 1-2

$1339-$3927

2900 on First Apartments
Beds: Studio-2  •  Baths: 1-1.5

$1195-$2100

Jefferson Square
Beds: 1-2  •  Baths: 1-2

$2700

The Gilbert House
Beds: Studio-2  •  Baths: 1-2

$1800-$4380

Via 6
Beds: Studio-2
Baths: 1-2

Key City Stats

The average age of Seattle, 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
  • 11.26%
  • 9.77%
  • 9.03%
  • Female
  • 11.25%
  • 9.07%
  • 8.05%
$1003
is average rent in Seattle, WA
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  • Rent Range
  • $650 to $699
  • $700 to $749
  • $750 to $799
  • Percentage of household units
  • 3.49%
  • 4.38%
  • 5.29%
24.09%
of units are available for rent in Seattle
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  • Vacancy Status
  • For Rent
  • Rented, not occupied
  • Other vacant
  • Housing Units
  • 5224
  • 1711
  • 7584
Getting Around in Seattle, WA

Seattle has a strong, reliable public transportation system that couldn’t be more convenient. You can actually track your bus and time your arrival at the bus stop, so that you’re not waiting around for a second longer than you have to. In addition to the extensive bus services, you can also travel around town on the Seattle Streetcar or take the light rail which is provided by Sound Transit. Being the green city that it is, Seattle is also very walkable and the city caters to both pedestrians and cyclists.

91
Walk Score®
"Walker's Paradise"
100
Transit Score®
"Rider's Paradise"
The average commuter time in Seattle is:
20 to 24 minutes
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  • Time Range
  • 25 to 29 minutes
  • 30 to 34 minutes
  • 35 to 39 minutes
  • Percentage of workers
  • 7.65%
  • 16.73%
  • 3.19%

Coffee on the Coast

<p>If you're craving coffee, this is just the place for you. Starbucks got their start here of course, but they're not the only ones in town who know how to brew up the best. Seattle's Best Coffee has developed a descriptive system ranging from 'mild, light, crisp' to 'bold, dark, intense,' so you're sure to get exactly what you're looking for. If espresso is your drink of choice, try the Caffe Vita Coffee Roasting Company and enjoy the flavor of beans that are fair trade purchased and then roasted in small batches. With so many great coffee shops around, it'll be easy to find the perfect pick-me-up when you're moving into your awesome new apartment.</p>

Surround Yourself With Art

<p>The city of Seattle is serious about public art and aims to &Ograve;simultaneously enrich citizens' daily lives and give voice to artists.&Oacute; Not only is art integrated into public spaces, but the Seattle Art Museum and their Olympic Sculpture Park grace the city with a wealth of inspirational and provocative pieces. Plus you can visit the Museum of Glass and the Burke Museum for further enlightenment. No matter which neighborhood you choose to rent an apartment in, you&Otilde;ll have access to great works of art and be able submerse yourself in new artistic experiences all year long.</p>

Festivities

<p>All year round, the city hosts festivals and events that delight the senses and lighten the spirit. Bring the kids over to the Children's Film Festival Seattle for musical and theatrical performances by artists from around the world. In the mood for even more movies and entertainment? Take in a film from an enormous array of genres at the Seattle International Film Festival and then celebrate diversity with cultural performances and crafts at the Northwest Folklife Festival. Add to that a Beer Fest, the Auto Show, and a Jazz Festival, and you'll wonder why you didn't make the move into your Seattle apartment sooner!</p>