Northgate, Seattle, WA

Northgate Neighborhood Guide Seattle, WA

About

Northgate is an inviting neighborhood located in north-central Seattle, Washington, primarily known for being the home of the first covered shopping mall in the United States, Northgate Mall. This area is conveniently bounded by major highways like Interstate 5 and State Route 522, making it highly accessible. It's a peaceful community with a mix of commercial and residential areas, offering a balance between urban and suburban living.

What You Will Love About Northgate, Seattle, Washington

  • Northgate is home to a variety of shops, restaurants, and entertainment venues, most notably the Northgate Mall.
  • The neighborhood has excellent transportation links, including the Northgate Transit Center and Light Rail Station.
  • Northgate not only provides an urban lifestyle but also offers beautiful green spaces, like the Northgate Park and Licton Springs Park.

What’s Nearby

Northgate is a short drive away from downtown Seattle, allowing easy access to its vibrant arts scene, nightlife, and major employers. It's also adjacent to the University District, home to the University of Washington. The scenic Green Lake Park and Woodland Park Zoo are just a few miles away.

The Rental Market

Rental rates in Northgate have shown a range of prices over the past year. For a 1-bedroom apartment, the average rent is around $1,650. Prices have reached a maximum average of $2,450, with the minimum average price matching the overall average at $1,650.

Rental Price Stability

Rental rates in Northgate have shown some variation, with a standard deviation of $254.94, indicating moderate stability. While there have been some fluctuations, the majority of rental prices tend to hover around the average of $1,650.

Lifestyle

Living in Northgate offers a balanced lifestyle that combines city living with suburban comforts. Its mix of shopping destinations, dining options, parks, and excellent transportation links contribute to a high quality of life. Residents can enjoy an urban feel while still being connected to nature and community.

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Explore the Neighborhood

There are 262 restaurants, 44 grocery stores, and 53 parks within a mile of the Northgate neighborhood.

  • SHOPPING
    Northgate North

    Retail, Shopping Mall

    0.2 miles

    302 NE Northgate Way

  • SHOPPING
    Target

    Retail, Big Box Store

    0.2 miles

    302 NE Northgate Way

  • SHOPPING
    Merrill Gardens at Northgate

    Retail, Shopping Mall

    0.2 miles

    11030 5th Ave NE

  • SHOPPING
    Northgate Mall

    Retail, Shopping Mall

    0.3 miles

    401 NE Northgate Way

  • SHOPPING
    Northgate Station

    Retail, Shopping Plaza

    0.4 miles

    401 NE Northgate Way

  • GROCERY
    QFC

    Retail, Food and Beverage Retail, Grocery Store

    0.5 miles

    11100 Roosevelt Way NE

Northgate Apartments and Rentals

265 Rental properties in Northgate, Seattle, WA.

  • Zinnia property

    $1,500+

    Zinnia

    Studio–2 Beds • 1–2 Baths

    515–1065 Sqft

    Available 7/1

  • Baldwyn property

    $1,640+

    Baldwyn

    Studio–2 Beds • 1–2 Baths

    316–1119 Sqft

    10+ Units Available

  • Lane property

    $1,472+

    Lane

    Studio–2 Beds • 1–2 Baths

    468–1041 Sqft

    5 Units Available

  • The Court at Northgate property

    $1,700+

    The Court at Northgate

    1–2 Beds • 1 Bath

    700–950 Sqft

    6 Units Available

  • Leilani On Greenwood property

    $1,540+

    Leilani On Greenwood

    Studio–2 Beds • 1–2 Baths

    385–1054 Sqft

    10+ Units Available

  • Cubix North Park property

    $995+

    Cubix North Park

    Studio • 1 Bath

    300 Sqft

    5 Units 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%

Northgate Demographics

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Northgate Transportation

walk bike and transit

Very Walkable

73/100
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

70/100
Bike Score®

Good Transit

58/100
3 bus stops, 1 train stop

Sound Transit Link Light Rail Seattle

Train Stop

Northgate Station

Northgate Link Station

Bus Stop

10200 1st Ave NW

Bus Stop 6750

Bus Stop

Greenwood Ave N

Source: foursquare.com

Northgate Schools

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1%
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1%
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32%
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PinehurstNeighborhood in Seattle, Washington----
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11%
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6%
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1%
Maple LeafNeighborhood in Seattle, Washington$1,677
9%
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4%
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54%
LaurelhurstNeighborhood in Seattle, Washington----
View RidgeNeighborhood in Seattle, Washington----
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4%
Haller LakeNeighborhood in Seattle, Washington$1,375--
Victory HeightsNeighborhood in Seattle, Washington$1,245
13%
WedgwoodNeighborhood in Seattle, Washington----
MontlakeNeighborhood in Seattle, Washington$1,595
0%
Olympic HillsNeighborhood in Seattle, Washington$1,195
14%
AdamsNeighborhood in Seattle, Washington$1,192
15%
University HeightsNeighborhood in Seattle, Washington$1,395
0%
North Queen AnneNeighborhood in Seattle, Washington$1,395--
Lake ViewNeighborhood in Seattle, Washington$974
3%
University VillageNeighborhood in Seattle, Washington$2,240--
Cedar HeightsNeighborhood in Seattle, Washington$1,138
42%
West WoodlandNeighborhood in Seattle, Washington$1,475
14%
University ParkNeighborhood in Seattle, Washington$1,195--
Pettits UniversityNeighborhood in Seattle, Washington$1,505
0%