Green Lake, Seattle, WA

Green Lake Neighborhood Guide Seattle, WA

About

Green Lake is a pleasant neighborhood located in north-central Seattle, known for its namesake, Green Lake, which is encircled by a vibrant park. The neighborhood is bisected by Aurora Avenue (Highway 99), making it easily accessible. It's a popular spot for outdoor enthusiasts, offering activities like paddle boating, jogging, and picnicking, and is also home to a variety of dining and shopping options.

What You Will Love About Green Lake, Seattle, Washington

  • The refreshing Green Lake Park, perfect for a myriad of outdoor activities.
  • Its small-town charm combined with easy access to the city's amenities.
  • An array of eateries and shops lining the streets.

What's Nearby

Located just north of Downtown Seattle, Green Lake provides quick access to the city's bustling urban scene. The neighborhood is also close to the renowned Woodland Park Zoo and the University of Washington.

The Rental Market

In Green Lake, you can expect to pay an average of $2,295.00 for a one-bedroom apartment. The most affordable options tend to average around $1,550.00, but prices can go as high as $2,295.00. The neighborhood's rental prices have a standard deviation of $202.15, indicating a relatively narrow range of prices.

Rental Price Stability

Rental rates in Green Lake exhibit good stability, as suggested by the standard deviation of $202.15. This suggests that prices do not fluctuate dramatically, making it a reliable neighborhood for renters.

Lifestyle

Green Lake offers a laid-back, outdoor-focused lifestyle with its beautiful park and lake. The neighborhood is perfect for those who enjoy recreational activities, or simply a peaceful walk. Despite its tranquillity, Green Lake also boasts a vibrant dining and shopping scene for a balanced lifestyle.

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Explore the Neighborhood

There are 308 restaurants, 31 grocery stores, and 41 parks within a mile of the Green Lake neighborhood.

  • GROCERY
    G & F Grocery

    Retail, Food and Beverage Retail, Grocery Store

    0.5 miles

    300 NE 65th St

  • GROCERY
    PCC Community Markets

    Retail, Food and Beverage Retail, Grocery Store

    0.5 miles

    450 NE 71st St

  • GROCERY
    Safeway

    Retail, Food and Beverage Retail, Grocery Store

    0.8 miles

    7300 Roosevelt Way NE

  • GROCERY
    56th Street Market

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

    0.8 miles

    2201 N 56th St

  • SHOPPING
    Roosevelt Square

    Retail, Shopping Mall

    0.9 miles

    6401 12th Ave NE

  • GROCERY
    Whole Foods

    Retail, Food and Beverage Retail, Grocery Store

    0.9 miles

    1026 NE 64th St

Green Lake Apartments and Rentals

79 Rental properties in Green Lake, Seattle, WA.

  • Square One property

    $1,472+

    Square One

    Studio–2 Beds • 1 Bath

    408–814 Sqft

    Available 7/27

  • 6700 Roosevelt property

    $1,200+

    6700 Roosevelt

    Studio–2 Beds • 1 Bath

    400–830 Sqft

    Not Available

  • 1026 NE 65th Street #308 property

    $3,250

    1026 NE 65th Street #308

    2 Beds • 2 Baths

    888 Sqft

    Available 8/6

  • 447 NE 73rd St property

    $4,195

    447 NE 73rd St

    2 Beds • 2 Baths

    1398 Sqft

    Available 9/1

  • 2134 N 88th St property

    $3,495

    2134 N 88th St

    2 Beds • 2 Baths

    1440 Sqft

    Available 8/1

  • 8820 Nesbit Ave N Unit 301 property

    $2,150

    8820 Nesbit Ave N Unit 301

    2 Beds • 1 Bath

    715 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%

Green Lake Demographics

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Green Lake Reviews

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  • Area Has Litter

    No

    Say 3 of 3 renters

  • Near Grocery Stores

    Yes

    Say 3 of 3 renters

  • Near Schools

    Yes

    Say 3 of 3 renters

  • Pet Friendly

    Yes

    Say 3 of 3 renters

  • Good Place To Raise A Family

    Yes

    Say 3 of 3 renters

  • Area Has Kids Play Outside

    Yes

    Say 2 of 3 renters

Green Lake Transportation

walk bike and transit

Walker’s Paradise

93/100
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.

Very Bikeable

89/100
Bike Score®

Good Transit

57/100
4 bus stops, 2 train stops

Metro Bus Stop 80th & Wallingford

Bus Stop

N 80TH St

Roosevelt Link Station

Train Stop

6501 12th Ave NE

Metro Bus Stop

Bus Stop

15TH Ave

Source: foursquare.com

Green Lake Schools

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10%
BallardNeighborhood in Seattle, Washington$1,162
12%
Capitol HillNeighborhood in Seattle, Washington$1,462
3%
BroadwayNeighborhood in Seattle, Washington$1,472
3%
WallingfordNeighborhood in Seattle, Washington$1,645
6%
FremontNeighborhood in Seattle, Washington$1,250
33%
South Lake UnionNeighborhood in Seattle, Washington$2,112
6%
Lake CityNeighborhood in Seattle, Washington$1,155
48%
RooseveltNeighborhood in Seattle, Washington$1,317
10%
Queen AnneNeighborhood in Seattle, Washington$1,422
1%
CascadeNeighborhood in Seattle, Washington$1,980
15%
Northeast SeattleNeighborhood in Seattle, Washington$1,435
10%
GreenwoodNeighborhood in Seattle, Washington$1,550
38%
BelltownNeighborhood in Seattle, Washington$1,552
3%
NorthgateNeighborhood in Seattle, Washington$1,677
1%
Phinney RidgeNeighborhood in Seattle, Washington$1,387
12%
Northwest SeattleNeighborhood in Seattle, Washington$1,539
26%
EastlakeNeighborhood in Seattle, Washington$1,317
12%
Lower Queen AnneNeighborhood in Seattle, Washington$1,445
0%
RavennaNeighborhood in Seattle, Washington$1,495--
First HillNeighborhood in Seattle, Washington$1,455
8%
LaurelhurstNeighborhood in Seattle, Washington----
North SeattleNeighborhood in Seattle, Washington$1,760
3%
MagnoliaNeighborhood in Seattle, Washington----
Maple LeafNeighborhood in Seattle, Washington$1,677
2%
Lake ViewNeighborhood in Seattle, Washington$1,195
33%
View RidgeNeighborhood in Seattle, Washington----
WestlakeNeighborhood in Seattle, Washington$2,032
5%
University HeightsNeighborhood in Seattle, Washington$1,467
2%
Bitter LakeNeighborhood in Seattle, Washington$1,122
8%
MontlakeNeighborhood in Seattle, Washington$1,462
3%
University VillageNeighborhood in Seattle, Washington$2,240--
AdamsNeighborhood in Seattle, Washington$1,175
9%
Madison ParkNeighborhood in Seattle, Washington$2,295--
PinehurstNeighborhood in Seattle, Washington----
InterbayNeighborhood in Seattle, Washington$1,550--
North Queen AnneNeighborhood in Seattle, Washington$1,395--
East Queen AnneNeighborhood in Seattle, Washington$1,320
26%