Alki Point, Seattle, WA

Alki Point Neighborhood Guide Seattle, WA

About

Alki Point is a vibrant neighborhood located in West Seattle, known for its stunning waterfront views and panoramic sight of the Seattle skyline. It's well-connected via the West Seattle Bridge and is home to Alki Beach Park, offering miles of sandy beachfront and a lively summer atmosphere. Alki Point also hosts the Alki Point Lighthouse, adding a historical charm to the neighborhood. Local eateries, cafes, and boutique shops line the neighborhood, contributing to its dynamic and energetic atmosphere.

What You Will Love About Alki Point, Seattle, Washington

  • The striking, uninterrupted views of the Seattle skyline and Puget Sound
  • The bustling Alki Beach Park which is a hub of activity in summer
  • The historical Alki Point Lighthouse that adds a touch of charm to the locale
  • The magnificent waterfront dining and shopping experience along the neighborhood's main street.

What’s Nearby

Alki Point is notably close to downtown Seattle, making it an excellent spot for those who wish to stay connected with the city vibes. It is just a short drive or bus ride away from popular destinations like the Space Needle and Pike Place Market. Also, the neighborhood is in proximity to Lincoln Park, a large green space perfect for outdoor activities.

The Rental Market

The rental market in Alki Point has shown that the average rent for 1-bedroom apartments stands at $2,250. The minimum average price has been reported at $1,895, with the maximum average price going up to $2,740. These figures indicate a competitive rental market in the neighborhood.

Rental Price Stability

The standard deviation of the average price is $227, indicating a relatively stable rental rate in Alki Point over the past year. This stability in prices suggests a steady demand and supply in the rental market.

Lifestyle

The lifestyle in Alki Point is both relaxed and lively, mirroring its beach-town ambiance. It's perfect for outdoor enthusiasts who enjoy beach activities, cycling or jogging along the waterfront. Moreover, the neighborhood offers an impressive culinary scene, with a variety of eateries serving everything from seafood to global cuisines, making it a food lover's paradise.

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Explore the Neighborhood

There are 83 restaurants, 14 grocery stores, and 31 parks within a mile of the Alki Point neighborhood.

  • GROCERY
    PCC Community Markets

    Retail, Food and Beverage Retail, Grocery Store

    0.8 miles

    2749 California Ave SW

  • GROCERY
    Ad Food Mart

    Retail, Food and Beverage Retail, Grocery Store

    0.9 miles

    4001 California Ave SW

  • GROCERY
    Safeway

    Retail, Food and Beverage Retail, Grocery Store

    0.9 miles

    2622 California Ave SW

  • GROCERY
    Metropolitan Market

    Retail, Food and Beverage Retail, Grocery Store

    1.0 mile

    2320 42nd Ave SW

  • GROCERY
    West Seattle Farmers Market

    Retail, Food and Beverage Retail, Farmers Market, Grocery Store

    1.2 miles

    California Ave

  • GROCERY
    QFC

    Retail, Food and Beverage Retail, Grocery Store

    1.3 miles

    4550 42nd Ave SW

Alki Point Apartments and Rentals

89 Rental properties in Alki Point, Seattle, WA.

  • Springline property

    $1,817+

    Springline

    Studio–2 Beds • 1–2 Baths

    514–964 Sqft

    1 Unit Available

  • The Huxley property

    $1,832+

    The Huxley

    Studio–2 Beds • 1–2 Baths

    437–1070 Sqft

    Available 7/25

  • Junction 47 property

    $1,848+

    Junction 47

    Studio–2 Beds • 1–2 Baths

    434–1051 Sqft

    1 Unit Available

  • Elan 41 property

    $2,100+

    Elan 41

    1–2 Beds • 1–2 Baths

    760–1065 Sqft

    1 Unit Available

  • 2440 54th Pl SW</br>Unit 4 UNIT 4 property

    $2,895

    2440 54th Pl SW</br>Unit 4 UNIT 4

    2 Beds • 2 Baths

    1024 Sqft

    1 Unit Available

  • Avalon Apartments property

    $1,695

    Avalon Apartments

    1 Bed • 1 Bath

    660 Sqft

    1 Unit Available

Cost of Living

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CategoryCompare to State Avg.Compare to National Avg.
housing
41.8%
112.2%
utilities
5%
2%
food
3.4%
15.5%
transportation
5.3%
29%
healthcare
11%
35.1%

Alki Point Demographics

people in their homes

Alki Point Reviews

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  • Busy Streets

    No

    Say 2 of 2 renters

  • Area Has Kids Play Outside

    Yes

    Say 2 of 2 renters

  • Area Has Litter

    No

    Say 2 of 2 renters

  • Mostly Older Buildings

    No

    Say 2 of 2 renters

  • Nearby Parks

    Yes

    Say 2 of 2 renters

  • Near Schools

    Yes

    Say 2 of 2 renters

Alki Point Transportation

walk bike and transit

Car-Dependent

48/100
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.

Bikeable

67/100
Bike Score®

Some Transit

35/100
2 other stops

Emerald Maritime

Other

4700 42nd Ave SW

King County Water Taxi

Other

1660 Harbor Ave SW

Source: foursquare.com

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SoDoNeighborhood in Seattle, Washington----
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0%
Arbor HeightsNeighborhood in Seattle, Washington----
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