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Average Rent in Seattle, WA

Avg. RentAnnual Change
Seattle Studio - $1,543+1%
Seattle 1 Bed - $2,115-7%
Seattle 2 Beds - $2,833-14%
Last updated 6/19/2024

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Local Reviews

It is very walkable and there are great restaurants nearby. I have a great view. I really like the restaurant The Whale Wins as well as Fiasco and Pablo y Pablo.

I live near an awesome park called Greenlake where all of the community congregates. We have multiple weekly farmers markets near by. Very walkable community close to shops and with easy transport links to city center.

Nothing. Everything is perfect. This area needs no improvements the neighborhood is lit. This neighborhood is safe.

Amazing views of the sound and city. Quiet and walkable. I like the community trails and parks and sports courts.

Demographics

Education

High School

6%

Associate's

16%

Bachelor's

43%

Master's

31%

Doctorate

4%

Family Size

2 people

72%

3 people

23%

4 people

5%

5 people

1%

6+ people

0%

Household Income

0-50k

21%

50-100k

22%

100-150k

25%

150-200k

15%

200k+

18%

Age

0-10

3%

10-20

2%

20-45

74%

45-65

14%

65+

6%

Affordability

Percentage: 2/52/5

Renters gave this area a 2 out of 5 for affordability

Last updated 6/19/2024

*The rent information included in this summary is based on a median calculation of multifamily rental property inventory on Apartment Guide and Rent.com over the past 12-months and is for illustrative purposes only. This information does not constitute a pricing guarantee or financial advice related to the rental market.

Rent Trends

Average rent in Lake Union, Seattle, WA

In Seattle, WA, as of 2024, the average rent for apartments ranges from $1,543 to $2,833. Specifically, the average rent for a studio apartment in Lake Union, Seattle, WA is $1,543. For those seeking a 1-bedroom apartments, the average rent is $2,115. And for a 2-bedroom apartment, renters can expect to pay an average of $2,833.

Annual Rent Change Over the Past 12 Months

Studio

+1%

Changed from $1,528 to $1,543
1 Bed

-7%

Changed from $2,274 to $2,115
2 Beds

-14%

Changed from $3,294 to $2,833
Last updated 6/19/2024

Cost of Living

Compared to State Average

13.3%

Compared to National Average

38.8%

The cost of living in Lake Union, Seattle, WA is 13.3% higher than the state average and 38.8% higher than the national average. Lake Union, Seattle, WA housing is 112.2% more expensive than the U.S average, while utilities are about 2% more pricey. When it comes to basic necessities such as food and clothing, groceries are around 15.5% more in Lake Union, Seattle, WA than in the rest of the country.

Healthcare services such as doctor check-ups and dentistry cost 35.1% more here compared to the U.S. average.
Cost of Living in Lake Union, Seattle, WACompared to State AverageCompared to National Average
Housing
41.8%
112.2%
Utilities
5%
2%
Food
3.4%
15.5%
Transportation
5.3%
29%
Healthcare
11%
35.1%

Compare Other Cities

CityStudio Avg RentAnnual Change
Everett$2,715+5%
Bellevue$2,505+18%
Bremerton$2,500+28%
Silverdale$2,299+49%
Bothell$2,1690%
Redmond$2,066+3%
Federal Way$1,935--
Lynnwood$1,897+5%
Kirkland$1,812-20%
University Place$1,794+33%
Kent$1,751-2%
Burien$1,672--
Renton$1,610-6%
Port Orchard$1,599+6%
Seattle$1,543+1%
Lacey$1,5240%
Auburn$1,479+6%
Lakewood$1,457+43%
Tacoma$1,4480%
Olympia$1,237-5%
Shelton$1,150+5%
City1 Bed Avg RentAnnual Change
Kirkland$2,595-19%
Redmond$2,449+7%
Bothell$2,155+1%
Seattle$2,115-7%
Lynnwood$2,027-8%
Silverdale$1,959+15%
Gig Harbor$1,900-5%
Lacey$1,7990%
Bremerton$1,722+6%
Federal Way$1,700+1%
Marysville$1,695+47%
Auburn$1,686+14%
Everett$1,657-2%
University Place$1,653+11%
Burien$1,637-1%
Lakewood$1,6020%
Renton$1,585-21%
Kent$1,571-7%
Puyallup$1,545-6%
Port Orchard$1,545-2%
Tacoma$1,465-17%
Olympia$1,412-17%
Shelton$1,375--
City2 Beds Avg RentAnnual Change
Redmond$3,117+4%
Kirkland$2,860-38%
Seattle$2,833-14%
Lynnwood$2,618-3%
Bothell$2,602-1%
University Place$2,334+34%
Silverdale$2,304+16%
Renton$2,178-20%
Burien$2,119+15%
Lacey$2,045+64%
Port Orchard$2,022+13%
Everett$1,998+2%
Bremerton$1,995+18%
Federal Way$1,992-2%
Lakewood$1,9620%
Olympia$1,940-13%
Auburn$1,933+8%
Marysville$1,875+37%
Kent$1,825-10%
Puyallup$1,750-6%
Tacoma$1,695-12%
Gig Harbor$1,657+14%
Shelton$1,575+3%

Compare Neighborhoods

Lake View

$1,350

1 Bed Avg. Rent

Rainier Beach

$1,437

1 Bed Avg. Rent

University Heights

$1,495

1 Bed Avg. Rent

What are the most affordable neighborhoods in Seattle, WA?

For renters in Seattle seeking more affordable options, the neighborhoods to watch are Lake View, Rainier Beach, and University Heights, where average rents for 1-bedroom apartments stand at $1,350, $1,437, and $1,495 respectively. Additional areas offering value are Alki Point and University District, where the rents are $1,500 and $1,572, a favorable comparison to Seattle's overall 1-bedroom average of $2,115.

What are the most expensive neighborhoods in Seattle, WA?

In Seattle, the neighborhoods commanding the highest rents are Ravenna, Downtown, and Cascade. A 1-bedroom apartment in Ravenna averages at $3,340, in Downtown it averages $2,616, and in Cascade, the average is $2,428. For additional high-end living options, North Seattle offers 1-bedroom apartments at $2,415, and Lake Union at $2,361. These rates compare to the overall average rent of $2,115 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Seattle, highlighting the premium nature of these specific neighborhoods.

What are the most popular neighborhoods in Seattle, WA?

In Seattle, the most sought-after neighborhoods for renters include University Heights, University District, and Lake View. In University Heights, the average rent for a 1-bedroom apartment is $1,495. University District sees average rents of $1,572 for a 1-bedroom unit. Lake View offers similar appeal with 1-bedroom apartments averaging $1,350. For those seeking other popular areas, Wallingford presents 1-bedroom apartments at $1,795, and Lake Union at $2,361. These prices are set against the backdrop of the city-wide average of $2,115 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Seattle, underscoring the popularity of these particular neighborhoods.

NeighborhoodStudio Avg RentAnnual Change
Cascade$1,928+4%
Lake Union$1,856+1%
Downtown$1,702-5%
Columbia City$1,683+4%
Maple Leaf$1,677-9%
North Seattle$1,665-3%
Wallingford$1,660+1%
Central District$1,635+17%
Northgate$1,627+9%
Beacon Hill$1,592--
North Beacon Hill$1,592--
Atlantic$1,574-2%
Central Seattle$1,5720%
Greenwood$1,523+32%
Squire Park$1,522+13%
University District$1,505-5%
Alki Point$1,500--
Northeast Seattle$1,495+1%
West Queen Anne$1,495-15%
West Woodland$1,475-14%
Lower Queen Anne$1,472-1%
West Seattle$1,470-18%
Queen Anne$1,450-2%
Eastlake$1,450+14%
North Admiral$1,450+21%
Capitol Hill$1,410-9%
Broadway$1,410-9%
North Queen Anne$1,395--
University Heights$1,3950%
Northwest Seattle$1,383+11%
Stevens$1,350-10%
Rainier Valley$1,344-17%
East Queen Anne$1,320--
Ballard$1,297-7%
Green Lake$1,262-10%
Roosevelt$1,258+1%
Delridge$1,200-13%
Adams$1,192-15%
Fremont$1,174-38%
Lake City$1,138-21%
Neighborhood1 Bed Avg RentAnnual Change
Downtown$2,616+7%
Cascade$2,428-19%
North Seattle$2,415-2%
Lake Union$2,361-19%
Northeast Seattle$2,301+19%
Lower Queen Anne$2,214-9%
West Woodland$2,188-1%
Eastlake$2,160+18%
East Queen Anne$2,150+1%
Queen Anne$2,115-5%
Maple Leaf$2,110+2%
West Seattle$2,1030%
Adams$2,088+3%
North Creek$2,072+1%
Ballard$2,0540%
Stevens$2,048-2%
Roosevelt$2,040-3%
Northgate$1,997+18%
Capitol Hill$1,985-6%
Atlantic$1,970+2%
Beacon Hill$1,950+22%
North Beacon Hill$1,950+22%
Columbia City$1,950-11%
Broadway$1,945-8%
Rainier Valley$1,931-8%
Central Seattle$1,924-7%
Greenwood$1,847+4%
Central District$1,800-18%
Wallingford$1,795+4%
Northwest Seattle$1,790+2%
Seattle Hill-Silver Firs$1,784-2%
Green Lake$1,750+1%
North Queen Anne$1,745-6%
Magnolia$1,745-2%
Fremont$1,725-18%
Squire Park$1,700-11%
North Admiral$1,675-4%
Paine Field-Lake Stickney$1,674+1%
Lake City$1,645+6%
West Queen Anne$1,575-34%
Delridge$1,575-15%
University District$1,572-2%
Alki Point$1,500-33%
University Heights$1,495--
Rainier Beach$1,437--
Lake View$1,350-18%
Neighborhood2 Beds Avg RentAnnual Change
Downtown$3,434-6%
West Woodland$3,171+1%
Ballard$3,0950%
Maple Leaf$3,000+3%
Northeast Seattle$2,940+40%
Adams$2,833-15%
North Beacon Hill$2,797--
Beacon Hill$2,787--
Wallingford$2,745+10%
Stevens$2,745+18%
Rainier Valley$2,724-18%
Columbia City$2,724-18%
University Heights$2,600+13%
North Creek$2,5920%
Alki Point$2,550--
Central Seattle$2,500-21%
Central District$2,500-21%
Squire Park$2,500-20%
University District$2,495+19%
East Queen Anne$2,4520%
Capitol Hill$2,395-13%
West Queen Anne$2,395-8%
North Queen Anne$2,325+17%
Northgate$2,300+7%
Broadway$2,295-36%
Green Lake$2,295+7%
West Seattle$2,295-28%
Northwest Seattle$2,289-2%
Greenwood$2,289-37%
Atlantic$2,200-2%
Eastlake$2,195+16%
Queen Anne$2,150-31%
Lake View$2,125+7%
Fremont$2,095-9%
Roosevelt$2,095+18%
Seattle Hill-Silver Firs$2,002-6%
Lower Queen Anne$1,995-36%
North Seattle$1,995-36%
Magnolia$1,995-11%
Paine Field-Lake Stickney$1,965+1%
Delridge$1,922-15%
North Admiral$1,905-7%
Rainier Beach$1,700--
Lake City$1,650-17%

Transportation

Commute Time

0-15 Mins

24%

15-30 Mins

49%

30-40 Mins

15%

40-60 Mins

9%

60+ Mins

3%

Transportation Scores

Percentage: 8989

Walk Score®

Walkable

Yes

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Has Sidewalks

Yes

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Percentage: 8383

Bike Score®

Bike Friendly

Yes

Say 3 of 4 renters

Percentage: 6363

Transit Score®

They Are Located Near Public Transportation

Yes

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Need A Car

Yes

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Area Amenities

Top Score

Parks

4.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Lake Union Seattle is team green. Parks get a high score.

  1. A high number of parks per resident
  2. 98% more parks than average
  3. 69% more parks than areas of a similar size

Health and Fitness

4.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Pumped and lifting a solid 4.5 stars for fitness.

  1. A high number of gyms per resident
  2. 99% more gyms than average
  3. 68% more gyms than areas of a similar size

Fine Arts

4/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Lake Union Seattle is a masterpiece for fine art lovers.

  1. A high number of fine art centers per resident
  2. 98% more fine art centers than average
  3. 57% more fine art centers than areas of a similar size

Nightlife

3.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

The perfect place to paint the town red.

  1. A high number of bars and clubs per resident
  2. 98% more bars and clubs than average
  3. 62% more bars and clubs than areas of a similar size

Childcare

3.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

No need for a tantrum - childcare options abound in Lake Union Seattle.

  1. A high number of daycares per resident
  2. 96% more daycares than average
  3. 24% more daycares than areas of a similar size

Pet Services

3.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Sit. Stay. Good boy. Lake Union Seattle is a good place for pets.

  1. A high number of pet facilities per resident
  2. 97% more pet facilities than average
  3. 51% more pet facilities than areas of a similar size

Medical Care

3.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

You won't get sick of medical care here.

  1. A high number of medical facilities per resident
  2. 96% more medical facilities than average
  3. 18% more medical facilities than areas of a similar size

Restaurants

3/5 stars based on undefined reviews

The restaurant scene here is really cooking with gas.

  1. A high number of restaurants per resident
  2. 98% more restaurants than average
  3. 41% more restaurants than areas of a similar size

Coffee

3/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Things are heating up. Lake Union Seattle gets a solid score for coffee.

  1. A high number of coffee shops per resident
  2. 98% more coffee shops than average
  3. 51% more coffee shops than areas of a similar size

Amusement Parks

3/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Just the ticket: amusement parks are an uplifting presence in Lake Union Seattle.

  1. Few amusement parks per resident
  2. 96% more amusement parks than average
  3. 22% more amusement parks than areas of a similar size

Grocery Stores

2.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Not bad on the supermarket score. Lake Union Seattle gets an average rating.

  1. Few grocery stores per resident
  2. 83% more grocery stores than average
  3. Far fewer grocery stores than areas of a similar size

Retail Shops

2.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

The shopping scene here is a size medium.

  1. Few shops per resident
  2. 90% more shops than average
  3. Far fewer shops than areas of a similar size

Theaters

2.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Lake Union Seattle sits in the middle of the pack for theater.

  1. Few theaters per resident
  2. 95% more theaters than average
  3. Far fewer theaters than areas of a similar size

Hospitals

2.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Lake Union Seattle gets the all clear for hospitals.

  1. Few hospitals per resident
  2. 93% more hospitals than average
  3. 73% fewer hospitals than areas of a similar size

Gas Stations

2.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

The road is less traveled for filling the tank up in Lake Union Seattle.

  1. Few gas stations per resident
  2. 85% more gas stations than average
  3. Far fewer gas stations than areas of a similar size

Area Features

Noise Late At Night

No

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Area Has Litter

No

Say 4 of 4 renters

Near Grocery Stores

Yes

Say 4 of 4 renters

Nearby Parks

Yes

Say 4 of 4 renters

Near Schools

Yes

Say 4 of 4 renters

Nice Views

Yes

Say 4 of 4 renters

Pet Friendly

Yes

Say 4 of 4 renters

Busy Streets

No

Say 3 of 4 renters

Mostly Older Buildings

No

Say 3 of 4 renters

Near Downtown

Yes

Say 3 of 4 renters

Quiet Area

Yes

Say 3 of 4 renters

Good Place To Raise A Family

Yes

Say 3 of 4 renters

Safe For Families

Yes

Say 3 of 4 renters

Well Lit

Yes

Say 3 of 4 renters

Maintained Yards

Yes

Say 3 of 4 renters

Area Has Kids Play Outside

Yes

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Mostly Newer Buildings

Yes

Say 2 of 4 renters

Area Has Potholes

Yes

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Tree Lined Streets

Yes

Say 2 of 4 renters

Near Highways

No

Say 3 of 4 renters

Schools

Percentage: 5/55/5

School Score

How satisfied do renters feel with the schools in this area.

Top Schools in Lake Union Seattle

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Seattle, WA 3 miles$2,115$2,833
Bellevue, WA 7 miles$3,340$4,203
Kirkland, WA 6.5 miles$2,595$2,860
Renton, WA 12.9 miles$1,585$2,178
Tacoma, WA 27.9 miles$1,465$1,695
Bothell, WA 10 miles$2,155$2,602
Lynnwood, WA 11.9 miles$2,027$2,618
Shoreline, WA 6.9 miles$2,200$2,992
Redmond, WA 10.3 miles$2,449$3,117
Everett, WA 23.6 miles$1,657$1,998

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