Meadows, Lacey, WA

Meadows Neighborhood Guide Lacey, WA

About

The Meadows neighborhood in Lacey, Washington, is a quiet suburban area known for its family-friendly environment. It is conveniently located close to Interstate 5, providing easy access to Seattle and Portland. Meadows is also just a short drive away from the William Ives Trail in the Lacey Woodland Park, a popular spot for hiking, biking, and picnicking. High-quality schools and a range of retail options are other notable features of this desirable neighborhood.

What You Will Love about Meadows, Lacey, Washington

  • The peaceful, friendly atmosphere of Meadows is perfect for families seeking a safe and communal environment.
  • The close proximity to I-5, making commuting to larger cities seamless and hassle-free.
  • The abundance of outdoor recreation options, including the beautiful Lacey Woodland Park.
  • The excellent local schools and variety of shopping centers, increasing the convenience of living in Meadows.

What’s Nearby

Meadows is situated near the bustling downtown Lacey, offering a large selection of shops, restaurants, and entertainment options. The neighborhood is also close to the Nisqually National Wildlife Refuge, a paradise for nature lovers. In addition, Olympia, the state capital, is just a 15-minute drive away and offers an array of attractions, such as the Washington State Capitol Building and the Hands On Children’s Museum.

Lifestyle

Meadows offers a relaxed, laid-back lifestyle with a communal feel. Residents enjoy the outdoors with access to various parks and trails, while also benefitting from the amenities of a city. The neighborhood is ideal for families, nature lovers, and those seeking a balanced and comfortable lifestyle.

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Explore the Neighborhood

There are 71 restaurants, 7 grocery stores, and 7 parks within a mile of the Meadows neighborhood.

  • GROCERY
    Grocery Outlet

    Retail, Food and Beverage Retail, Grocery Store

    0.9 miles

    8221 Martin Way E

  • GROCERY
    Lacey Grocery Outlet

    Retail, Food and Beverage Retail, Grocery Store

    1.0 mile

    8221 Martin Way E

  • GROCERY
    Safeway Pharmacy

    Retail, Drugstore, Food and Beverage Retail, Grocery Store

    1.1 miles

    1243 Marvin Rd NE

  • GROCERY
    Safeway

    Retail, Food and Beverage Retail, Grocery Store

    1.1 miles

    1243 Marvin Rd NE

  • GROCERY
    Day & Night Grocer

    Retail, Food and Beverage Retail, Grocery Store

    1.4 miles

    7637 Martin Way E

  • GROCERY
    Walmart Grocery Pickup & Delivery

    Retail, Food and Beverage Retail, Grocery Store

    1.4 miles

    1401 Galaxy Dr NE

Meadows Apartments and Rentals

59 Rental properties in Meadows, Lacey, WA.

  • Switchback Apartments property

    $1,795+

    Switchback Apartments

    1–2 Beds • 1–2 Baths

    763–1083 Sqft

    10+ Units Available

  • Nisqually Ridge Apartments property

    $1,625+

    Nisqually Ridge Apartments

    1–3 Beds • 1–2 Baths

    681–1032 Sqft

    1 Unit Available

  • Serenity Apartments property

    $1,799+

    Serenity Apartments

    Studio–3 Beds • 1–2 Baths

    550–1150 Sqft

    4 Units Available

  • 8759 Hanna Lane NE</br>Unit 201 11-201 property

    $2,045

    8759 Hanna Lane NE</br>Unit 201 11-201

    2 Beds • 2 Baths

    1015 Sqft

    1 Unit Available

  • 8739 Hanna Lane NE</br>Unit 103 07-103 property

    $2,045

    8739 Hanna Lane NE</br>Unit 103 07-103

    2 Beds • 2 Baths

    1015 Sqft

    1 Unit Available

  • 8711 Hanna Lane NE</br>Unit 103 02-103 property

    $2,045

    8711 Hanna Lane NE</br>Unit 103 02-103

    2 Beds • 2 Baths

    1015 Sqft

    1 Unit Available

Cost of Living

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CategoryCompare to State Avg.Compare to National Avg.
housing
2%
52.6%
utilities
3.1%
5.9%
food
3.2%
15.3%
transportation
4.6%
28.2%
healthcare
2.7%
18.4%

Meadows Demographics

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Meadows Reviews

people smiling
  • Busy Streets

    No

    Say 7 of 7 renters

  • Noise Late At Night

    No

    Say 7 of 7 renters

  • Area Has Litter

    No

    Say 7 of 7 renters

  • Area Has Potholes

    No

    Say 7 of 7 renters

  • Good Place To Raise A Family

    Yes

    Say 7 of 7 renters

  • Safe For Families

    Yes

    Say 7 of 7 renters

Meadows Transportation

walk bike and transit

Car-Dependent

30/100
Walk Score®
The Walk Score© measures walkability on a scale of 0-100 based on walking routes to destinations such as dining and drinking, groceries, and shopping.

Somewhat Bikeable

43/100
Bike Score®

Some Transit

29/100
1 other stop

Premier Transportation

Other

9050 Orion Dr NE

Source: foursquare.com

Meadows Schools

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