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    4722 Fauntleroy Way SW, Seattle, WA 98116
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    3801 Stone Way North, Seattle, WA 98103
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    521 Stadium Place S, Seattle, WA 98104
    28 Units available
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    • $1,225
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    • $7,334+
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    5101 25Th Avenue NE, Seattle, WA 98105
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    • $2,277+
    • $3,243+
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    15045 5Th Ave SW, Burien, WA 98166
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    101 Taylor Ave N., Seattle, WA 98109
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    • $2,124+
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    • $4,023+
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    4722 Fauntleroy Way SW, Seattle, WA 98116
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    • $1,675+
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    520 Occidental Ave South, Seattle, WA 98104
    12 Units available
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    • $1,974+
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    • $3,143+
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    215 10Th Avenue East, Seattle, WA 98102
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    • $2,215+
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    • $4,082+
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    3231 S 204Th Street, Seatac, WA 98198
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    1201 Mercer, Seattle, WA 98109
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    3801 Stone Way North, Seattle, WA 98103
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    • $2,213+
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    4218 Roosevelt Way NE, Seattle, WA 98105
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    • $1,750
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    62 Cedar St, Seattle, WA 98121
    7 Units available
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    • $2,128
    • $2,633
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    415 Boren Avenue, Seattle, WA 98104
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    17233 15Th Avenue NE, Shoreline, WA 98155
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    3040 NW Market Street, Seattle, WA 98107
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    1029 South Jackson Street, Seattle, WA 98104
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    1130 N 115Th St., Seattle, WA 98133
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    • $2,175+
    • $2,885
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    10735 Roosevelt Way NE, Seattle, WA 98125
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    2030 8Th Avenue, Seattle, WA 98121
    21 Units available
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    • $2,780+
    • $4,510+
    • $6,425+
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    12736 Lake City Way NE, Seattle, WA 98125
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    • $1,690+
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    1146 Harrison Street, Seattle, WA 98109
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    • $2,222+
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    • $3,887+
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    400 S Jackson Street, Seattle, WA 98104
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    4730 California Ave SW, Seattle, WA 98116
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    1020 Seneca St, Seattle, WA 98101
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    600 9TH AVE APT 704, SEATTLE, WA 98104
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    100 Denny Way, Seattle, WA 98109
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    1427 11Th Ave, Seattle, WA 98122
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    2301 E Union St, Seattle, WA 98122
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    • $1,790+
    • $1,774
    • $2,414
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    12311 32Nd Ave NE, Seattle, WA 98125
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    • $1,840+
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    • $3,045+
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    912 Dexter Ave N, Seattle, WA 98109
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    • $2,060+
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    • $3,275+
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    900 NE 65Th St., Seattle, WA 98115
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    255 Lenora St, Seattle, WA 98121
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    609 W Nickerson St, Seattle, WA 98119
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    3721 S. 152Nd Street, Tukwila, WA 98188
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    • $1,918+
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    3031 NE 137Th St, Seattle, WA 98125
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    1525 14Th Avenue, Seattle, WA 98122
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    915 E. Spruce Street, Seattle, WA 98122
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    • $1,680+
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    6450 24Th Avenue, NW, Seattle, WA 98107
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    1806 23Rd Ave, Seattle, WA 98122
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    8612 Palatine Ave N, Seattle, WA 98103
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    • $1,945+
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    101 W. Olympic Place, Seattle, WA 98119
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    • $1,095+
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    624 Yale Avenue N, Seattle, WA 98109
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    14355 Linden Ave N, Seattle, WA 98133
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    2015 2Nd Avenue, Seattle, WA 98121
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    • $2,501+
    • $3,091
    • $4,575+
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    3025 NE 130Th St, Seattle, WA 98125
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    • $1,599
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    • $2,925
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    910 John St, Seattle, WA 98109
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    • $2,741+
    • $4,090+
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    1330 Boren Ave, Seattle, WA 98101
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    • $1,564+
    • $2,271
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    3726 South 180Th Street, Seatac, WA 98188
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Frequently Asked Questions

When were prices and availability in Seattle, WA last updated?

Prices and availability in Seattle, WA were last updated on 24 Jun 2022.

What are the best apartments in Seattle, WA?

The best apartments in Seattle, WA are: Maris, Bowman, The Nolo, The Lyric and The Century.

What is the average rent in Seattle, WA?

The average rent in Seattle, WA is $2,190. Start your search for apartments in Seattle, WA now.

What is the price range for a studio apartment in Seattle, WA?

The price range for a studio apartment in Seattle, WA is between $637 and $13,084. View all studio apartments in Seattle, WA.

What is the price range for a 1-bedroom apartment in Seattle, WA?

The price range for a 1-bedroom apartment in Seattle, WA is between $682 and $14,034. Browse all available 1-bedroom apartments in Seattle, WA now.

What is the price range for a 2-bedroom apartment in Seattle, WA?

The price range for a 2-bedroom apartment in Seattle, WA is between $820 and $15,200. Browse and find a 2-bedroom apartment in Seattle, WA.

What is the price range for a 3-bedroom apartment in Seattle, WA?

The price range for a 3-bedroom apartment in Seattle, WA is between $946 and $22,000. Browse all available 3-bedroom apartments in Seattle, WA.

Renter's guide to Seattle, WA

Seattle is best known for its high-quality coffee and its alternative and grunge music scene. Seattle is about the same size as Cleveland or Milwaukee. Thanks to its revitalization as a center of technology, business, and education, it is very popular among millennials. It has a hip urban center and plenty of opportunities for outdoor adventures. It is by far the largest city in the state of Washington. It is a three-hour drive from Portland and a two‐and‐a‐half-hour drive from Vancouver without traffic. During summer, the average temperature is 66ºF and the city has a dry and sunny climate with not too hot temperatures. In winter, the average temperature is 47ºF; it is particularly wet and cool with the most frequent rainfall of any major city. Autumn and spring are also wet and cloudy.

Seattle, WA Demographics

  • Total Population741,251
  • Female 374,764
    Male 366,487
  • Median Age35.2

Seattle, WA has a population of 741,251 according to the most recent data from the U.S. Census Bureau. 366,487 of Seattle’s residents are women and 374,764 are men. The median age of those who live in Seattle, WA is 35.2.

Cost of Living in Seattle, WA

A regular bus fare in Seattle costs $2.50 for an adult while children under the age of 6 ride free with a fare-paying adult. One of the most popular transit systems in Seattle is the light rail line that traverses the city. Seattle Yellow Cab operates over 600 taxicabs and there are several other companies offering their services in the city, which makes finding a cab a relatively easy task. There’s even a water taxi at Alki Beach. The average commute time in Seattle is approximately 26 minutes, which is slightly more than the US average of 25.7 minutes.

A meal for 2 people in an inexpensive, mid-range Seattle restaurant may cost you anywhere between $45 and $80, while a regular cappuccino goes for around $3.94.

Seattle residents pay $139 on average on utilities such as electricity, heating, water or garbage—for a 915-square-foot apartment—this is close to the US average of $147.

Average Rent in Seattle, WA

  • Seattle, WA Average Rental Price, February 2022 $2,190 /mo

The average monthly rent of apartments in Seattle, WA is $2,190.

Seattle, WA Apartment Rent Ranges

About 32% of apartment rents in Seattle, WA range between $1,501-$2,000. Meanwhile, apartments priced over > $2,000 represent 52% of apartments. Around 14% of Seattle’s apartments are in the $1,001-$1,500 price range. 2% of apartments are priced between $701-$1,000.

Seattle, WA Rent Trends

Average Rent Nov / 2018 Mar / 2019 Jul / 2019 Nov / 2019 Mar / 2020 Jul / 2020 Nov / 2020 Mar / 2021 Jul / 2021 Nov / 2021 Feb / 2022
Seattle, WA $2,056 $2,056 $2,141 $2,123 $2,202 $2,133 $1,966 $1,866 $2,092 $2,197 $2,190
National $1,362 $1,367 $1,399 $1,407 $1,409 $1,399 $1,403 $1,412 $1,495 $1,591 $1,628

Compared to the national average rent of $1,628, the average rent in Seattle, WA is $2,190.

Living in Seattle, WA

Like living in any major city, living in Seattle comes with a number of pros and cons. The inhabitants of Seattle are, for the most part, very open-minded and into expressions of art such as music, painting, glassblowing, theater, etc. It has a very active nightlife and the best restaurants are always packed with the freshest seafood. Another major advantage is that Seattle has no income tax, only a high sales tax that does not apply to groceries and home purchases. It also attracts a lot of well-educated and young people so you should have no difficulty locating a job or finding a hip social circle. Unfortunately, Seattle is infamous for its bad weather and has terrible traffic. Living in Seattle costs a lot compared to other major cities and requires a high paying job to afford the added expense and high property taxes. In recent years, the per capita crime rate has become greater than that of New York City.

Things to do in Seattle, WA

Everyone knows when you come to Seattle, you do not want to miss the Space Needle and the Aquarium. It is perfect if you are traveling with children, your family, or as a couple. You and your significant other should not miss the Chihuly Gardens of Glass, which is located right below the Space Needle. Pike Place Market and the Experience Music Project Museum are also ideal destinations for couples. If you’ve got children to entertain, the Woodland Park Zoo, Pacific Science Center, and Woodland Park are the places to go. The most iconic shopping center in Seattle is Pike Place Market, but University Village and Fremont are also worth checking out. For when you don’t feel like spending money, some of the best free things to do include visiting the Olympic Sculpture Park, Seattle’s Art Museum, Seattle Asian Art Museum, and Gallery Walk. There are also plenty of great places to walk your dog or spend some family time outdoors. The best parks include Camp Long, Carkeek Park, Lakeridge Park, Matthews Beach Park, and Lincoln Park. The biggest annual events to happen in the city include the University District Street Fair, the Northwest Folklife Festival, Freemont Fair and Solstice Parade, and the Bite of Seattle. With all of its live music and art festivals, Seattle is one of the best cities to experience unique expressions of culture.

Seattle, WA employment & economy

Aerospace, manufacturing, and internet retail are some of the biggest industries operating out of Seattle. The city is home to the headquarters of Amazon, Starbucks, Costco, Microsoft, Nordstrom, and Boeing. As a result, Seattle is famous for its high paying technology, executive business, and aerospace-based jobs.

Seattle, WA Households

  • Total Number of Households344,629
  • Family 152,587
    Non-family 192,042
  • Children 65,611
    No Children 279,018
  • Average People Per Household2.08
  • Median Household Income$97,185
  • Median Housing Costs Per Month$1,850

According to U.S. Census data, there are 344,629 households in Seattle, WA. 152,587 are family households and 192,042 are non-family households. There are 65,611 households with children in Seattle and 279,018 households without children. On average, about 2.08 people live in a household in Seattle, WA. The median income of a Seattle household living in Seattle is $97,185 per year. The median housing costs per month are $1,850.

Education in Seattle, WA

An impressive 54% of Seattle residents have at least a bachelor's degree, which is more than any major city in the country.

The city is also home to the University of Washington, which ranks not only among the best schools in the country – but in the entire world.

Then there's Seattle University and Seattle Pacific University, along with several institutions for students of the arts, including The Art Institute of Seattle, Cornish College of the Arts, and Gage Academy of Arts.

The younger members of the family will be attending either the Seattle School District or Renton School District, though there are also plenty of great private schools in the area.

Seattle, WA Education Statistics

The level of education of the population of Seattle, WA is as follows: 2% have no high school education, 13% completed some high school, 18% partially completed college, 6% have an Associate Degree, 36% have a Bachelor Degree, and 25% have a Graduate Degree.

Tips for renting in Seattle, WA

If you’re looking to move to Seattle from Portland, you will notice that people are more obsessed with education—there are dozens of universities here. In Seattle, landlords are required to give a minimum of 30 days’ notice of the termination of a year-to-year lease contract. A month-to-month agreement continues until either the landlord or tenant gives the other a written notice at least 20 days before the end of the rental period. Tenants come under the Washington State Residential Landlord-Tenant Act, which is although very similar to Portland’s current legislation, there are some important differences. For example, with a month-to-month rental agreement, either you or your landlord can end the agreement with a 30-day written notice in Seattle. In Portland, however, tenants are required to give a 90-day notice for no-cause evictions—the landlord does not have to tell you the reason for the 90-day notice, yet the reason must be a lawful one.

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