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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 6/15/2024

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Local Reviews

I like that it is more urban than downtown. There is a lot of small bars to go to and everything is at a short distance

Every night and a couple of friends after dinner to go to the bar to relax is very comfortable very comfortable, and what are the shops in the next door, the traffic is more convenient

My neighbohood has a rich history being a college town and so close to downtown. The population is students, families, and young adults. There is alot to do around my neighborhood and there is always something new to explore.

I love the fact that kids can play outside and always feel safe. They have do worry about being by a car and is easy for them to make friends. Parents don't have to go outside with the kids to play. And is near many great store and transportations.

I like how safe the neighborhood is, and the fact that it is evolving and improving. It has a nice feel.

I like the variey of restaurant around this area that they are just everywhere. Everything is in the walkable distance.

Demographics

Education

High School

12%

Associate's

25%

Bachelor's

25%

Master's

23%

Doctorate

16%

Family Size

2 people

59%

3 people

39%

4 people

2%

5 people

0%

6+ people

0%

Household Income

0-50k

68%

50-100k

19%

100-150k

7%

150-200k

1%

200k+

5%

Age

0-10

2%

10-20

9%

20-45

82%

45-65

4%

65+

3%

Affordability

Percentage: 2/52/5

Renters gave this area a 2 out of 5 for affordability

Last updated 6/15/2024

*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 View, 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 View, 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 6/15/2024

Cost of Living

Compared to State Average

13.3%

Compared to National Average

38.8%

The cost of living in Lake View, Seattle, WA is 13.3% higher than the state average and 38.8% higher than the national average. Lake View, 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 View, 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 View, 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%
Shelton$1,150+5%
Spanaway$950--
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%
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%
Spanaway$2,195--
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%
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

Rainier Beach

$1,437

1 Bed Avg. Rent

University Heights

$1,495

1 Bed Avg. Rent

Alki Point

$1,500

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 Rainier Beach, University Heights, and Alki Point, where average rents for 1-bedroom apartments stand at $1,437, $1,495, and $1,500 respectively. Additional areas offering value are University District and West Queen Anne, where the rents are $1,572 and $1,575, 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, First Hill, and Downtown. A 1-bedroom apartment in Ravenna averages at $3,340, in First Hill it averages $2,704, and in Downtown, the average is $2,616. For additional high-end living options, Cascade offers 1-bedroom apartments at $2,428, and North Seattle at $2,415. 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 Wallingford. 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. Wallingford offers similar appeal with 1-bedroom apartments averaging $1,795. For those seeking other popular areas, Lake Union presents 1-bedroom apartments at $2,361, and Eastlake at $2,160. 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%
First Hill$1,561-16%
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%
University Heights$1,3950%
North Queen Anne$1,395--
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%
Magnolia$1,745-2%
North Queen Anne$1,745-6%
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--
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%
Green Lake$2,295+7%
Broadway$2,295-36%
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%
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

11%

15-30 Mins

54%

30-40 Mins

19%

40-60 Mins

14%

60+ Mins

1%

Area Amenities

Top Score

Grocery Stores

1.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

This supermarket score is far from superior.

  1. Few grocery stores per resident
  2. An average number of grocery stores
  3. A standard number of grocery stores compared to areas of a similar size

Restaurants

1.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Better stock your pantry because the restaurant scene is paltry.

  1. Few restaurants per resident
  2. An average number of restaurants
  3. A standard number of restaurants compared to areas of a similar size

Parks

1.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Room for improvement. More parks please.

  1. Few parks per resident
  2. An average number of parks
  3. A standard number of parks compared to areas of a similar size

Childcare

1.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Calling all caregivers: childcare options around here are a bit scarce.

  1. Few daycares per resident
  2. An average number of daycares
  3. A standard number of daycares compared to areas of a similar size

Retail Shops

1.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

This place is great for recovering shopaholics - a low retail score.

  1. Few shops per resident
  2. An average number of shops
  3. A standard number of shops compared to areas of a similar size

Pet Services

1.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

We're not mutts about Lake View Seattle.

  1. Few pet facilities per resident
  2. An average number of pet facilities
  3. A standard number of pet facilities compared to areas of a similar size

Fine Arts

1.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

An all around mediocre performance for art.

  1. Few fine art centers per resident
  2. An average number of fine art centers
  3. A standard number of fine art centers compared to areas of a similar size

Amusement Parks

1.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Amusement park merriment is in free fall in Lake View Seattle.

  1. Few amusement parks per resident
  2. An average number of amusement parks
  3. A standard number of amusement parks compared to areas of a similar size

Medical Care

1.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

The lack of medical care round here is a little hard to swallow

  1. Few medical facilities per resident
  2. An average number of medical facilities
  3. A standard number of medical facilities compared to areas of a similar size

Gas Stations

1.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Fasten your seat belt, it's a long way to get gas.

  1. Few gas stations per resident
  2. An average number of gas stations
  3. A standard number of gas stations compared to areas of a similar size

Area Features

Busy Streets

No

Say 6 of 7 renters

Area Has Litter

No

Say 6 of 7 renters

Near Grocery Stores

Yes

Say 6 of 7 renters

Mostly Older Buildings

No

Say 5 of 7 renters

Area Has Potholes

No

Say 5 of 7 renters

Good Place To Raise A Family

Yes

Say 5 of 7 renters

Noise Late At Night

No

Say 4 of 7 renters

Near Schools

Yes

Say 4 of 7 renters

Pet Friendly

Yes

Say 4 of 7 renters

Area Has Kids Play Outside

No

Say 4 of 7 renters

Nearby Parks

No

Say 4 of 7 renters

Safe For Families

No

Say 4 of 7 renters

Tree Lined Streets

No

Say 4 of 7 renters

Well Lit

No

Say 4 of 7 renters

Mostly Newer Buildings

No

Say 5 of 7 renters

Near Downtown

No

Say 5 of 7 renters

Nice Views

No

Say 5 of 7 renters

Quiet Area

No

Say 5 of 7 renters

Maintained Yards

No

Say 5 of 7 renters

Near Highways

No

Say 6 of 7 renters

Schools

Percentage: 4/54/5

School Score

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

Top Schools in Lake View Seattle

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Find Houses in Nearby Cities

City1 Bed Price2 Beds Price
Seattle, WA 3.6 miles$2,115$2,833
Bellevue, WA 6.5 miles$3,340$4,203
Kirkland, WA 5.5 miles$2,595$2,860
Renton, WA 13.1 miles$1,585$2,178
Tacoma, WA 28.6 miles$1,465$1,695
Bothell, WA 9 miles$2,155$2,602
Lynnwood, WA 11.2 miles$2,027$2,618
Redmond, WA 9.4 miles$2,449$3,117
Shoreline, WA 6.4 miles$2,200$2,992
Everett, WA 22.9 miles$1,657$1,998

Find Houses in Nearby Neighborhoods

Neighborhood1 Bed Price2 Beds Price
University District 0.6 miles$1,572$2,495
Capitol Hill 1.9 miles$1,985$2,395
Northeast Seattle 1.8 miles$2,301$2,940
Lake Union 1 miles$2,361$3,908
Wallingford 0.6 miles$1,795$2,745
Green Lake 1.7 miles$1,750$2,295
Fremont 1.5 miles$1,725$2,095
University Heights 0.5 miles$1,495$2,600
Eastlake 1.1 miles$2,160$2,195
University Park 0.7 miles$1,750$2,095