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    4722 Fauntleroy Way SW, Seattle, WA 98116
    19 Units available
    Studio $1,700+
    1 BED $1,800+
    2 BEDS $3,730
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    5/5 Anonymous on Oct 1, 2023

    Maris is a great building to live in. The staff is really nice and helpful. Overall a wonderful experience.

    5/5 Anonymous on Nov 7, 2022

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    7524 35Th Ave SW, Seattle, WA 98126
    1 BED $1,475+
    2 BEDS $2,199+
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    2500 SW Trenton, Seattle, WA 98106
    1 BED $1,679+
    2 BEDS $2,199
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    4546 45Th Ave SW, Seattle, WA 98116
    1 BED $2,095+
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    6023 SW Stevens St, Seattle, WA 98116
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    1 BED $2,695
    2 BEDS $3,250
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    4722 Fauntleroy Way SW, Seattle, WA 98116
    Studio $1,700+
    1 BED $1,800+
    2 BEDS $3,730
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    9049 20Th Ave SW, Seattle, WA 98106
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    1 BED $1,495
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    7901 Delridge Way SW, Seattle, WA 98106
    1 BED $2,425+
    2 BEDS $2,835+
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    4500-4520 36Th Avenue SW, Seattle, WA 98126
    1 BED $1,775
    2 BEDS $1,900
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    2201 SW Holden Street, Seattle, WA 98106
    1 BED $1,765+
    2 BEDS $2,170+
    3 BEDS $2,980+
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    2200 SW Barton St, Seattle, WA 98106
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    2 BEDS $2,050+
    3 BEDS $2,575+
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    2425 SW Webster Street, Seattle, WA 98106
    1 BED $1,775+
    2 BEDS $2,135+
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    4400 SW Alaska St, Seattle, WA 98116
    1 BED $1,749
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    4550 38Th Avenue, SW, Seattle, WA 98126
    1 BED $1,810+
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    4535 44Th Ave SW, Seattle, WA 98116
    Studio $1
    1 BED $1,600
    2 BEDS $1,750
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    4730 California Ave SW, Seattle, WA 98116
    Studio $1,958+
    1 BED $1,754+
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    4755 Fauntleroy Way, Seattle, WA 98116
    Studio $1,920+
    1 BED $2,025+
    2 BEDS $3,465+
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    3490 SW Graham Street, Seattle, WA 98126
    Studio $1,632+
    1 BED $1,822+
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    9051 20Th Ave SW, Seattle, WA 98106
    1 BED $1,649+
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    4040 26Th SW, Seattle, WA 98106
    Studio $1,887
    1 BED $2,221
    2 BEDS $3,624
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    600 SW Kenyon St, Seattle, WA 98106
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    1 BED $1,895+
    2+ BEDS $2,099+
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    4417 42Nd Avenue SW, Seattle, WA 98116
    1 BED $1,903+
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    4754 Fauntleroy Way SW, Seattle, WA 98116
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    1 BED $1,681+
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    5020 California Ave SW, Seattle, WA 98136
    Studio $1,650
    1 BED $1,734+
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    8108 9Th Avenue Southwest, Seattle, WA 98106
    3 BEDS $2,900
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Average rent in West Seattle, Seattle, WA

$2,008/mo West Seattle, Seattle, WA average rental price, March 2024
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The average monthly rent for an apartment in West Seattle, Seattle, WA is around $2,008.

West Seattle, Seattle, WA apartment rent ranges

West Seattle, Seattle, WA rent trends

Getting around in West Seattle, WA

53 /100
Somewhat Walkable
49 /100
Some Transit
48 /100
Somewhat Bikeable
Walk Score®: 53, Transit Score®: 49, Bike Score®: 48

Frequently asked questions

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

Prices and availability in West Seattle, Seattle, WA were last updated on 15 Jul 2024.

What are the best apartments in West Seattle, Seattle, WA?

The best apartments in West Seattle, Seattle, WA are: Maris, Hill Crest Apartment Homes, Westwood Court, Alaska 45 and Marram Alki.

What is the average rent in West Seattle, Seattle, WA?

The average rent in West Seattle, Seattle, WA is $2,008. Start your search for apartments in West Seattle, Seattle, WA now.

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

The price range for a studio apartment in West Seattle, Seattle, WA is between $1,450 and $4,600. View all studio apartments in West Seattle, Seattle, WA.

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

The price range for a 1-bedroom apartment in West Seattle, Seattle, WA is between $1,475 and $5,000. Browse all available 1-bedroom apartments in West Seattle, Seattle, WA now.

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

The price range for a 2-bedroom apartment in West Seattle, Seattle, WA is between $1,495 and $5,000. Browse and find a 2-bedroom apartment in West Seattle, Seattle, WA.

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

The price range for a 3-bedroom apartment in West Seattle, Seattle, WA is between $2,470 and $4,631. Browse all available 3-bedroom apartments in West Seattle, Seattle, WA.

What type of rental buildings are in West Seattle, Seattle, WA?

In West Seattle, 42% of the residents are renting compared to 58% owning a home, according to data from the U.S. Census Bureau. Large-scale apartment buildings with more than 50 units represent 24% of West Seattle’s rentals, 55% are small-scale complexes with under 50 units, and 21% are single-family rentals.

Living in West Seattle, Seattle, WA

West Seattle is a combination of neighborhoods in Seattle and is popular for its saltwater beach parks. The neighborhood is known among local renters for its eco-friendly amenities and increasing number of green businesses. Most of the renters are professionals and retirees and, due to the proximity to green spaces and beaches - like Elliot Bay, Puget Sound, Alki Beach Park and Lincoln Park - it's also suitable for raising a family. Plus, along the coastal path of the neighborhood, renters can view the Seattle skyline; on the west side of West Seattle, you see the Olympic Mountains; and on the east is the Cascade Range. West Seattle is one of the safest neighborhoods in Seattle, and the West Seattle High School is well-known for its basketball team. West Seattle also features different hospitals and fitness clubs, with the West Seattle Health Club being the most popular.

Renting in West Seattle, Seattle, WA

The types of apartments for rent in West Seattle are usually post-modern, mid-century modern and minimalist houses. There are also different property types in the neighborhood, but renters usually prefer single-family homes, townhomes, condos, multifamily homes and new constructions. With the beach nearby, some apartments for rent even feature a lake view or waterfront. Renters can even see the mountain from their windows. There are also a lot of parks, coffee shops and community centers in the rental areas. As such, West Seattle is walkable and bikeable, and a lot of the amenities are located close to the rental areas. Notably, landlords can only evict renters in West Seattle with a court order, and it's illegal for the landlord to lock the renter out or take their belongings, even if rent hasn't been paid.

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West Seattle, Seattle, WA demographics

  • 80,154Total Population
  • 40,940 Female
    39,214 Male
  • 39Median Age

In total, West Seattle, Seattle, WA has 80,154 residents, 40,940 women and 39,214 men, per U.S. Census recent estimates. Statistics show that the median age of West Seattle’s population is 39.

Amenities in West Seattle, Seattle, WA

West Seattle is a good neighborhood for outdoor activities - like sports, kayaking and picnics - especially around Alki Beach. The main commercial area of the neighborhood is West Seattle Junction, where renters can access local shops, casual restaurants and coffee houses. Along Lincoln Park, renters have access to walking and biking trails and even a heated saltwater pool. Meanwhile, the Westwood Village is the major shopping mall in the neighborhood, offering renters a theater; dining options; and name-brand stores, including Target, Ross Dress for Less and Marshalls. Otherwise, local renters shop for their groceries at the West Seattle Thriftway, Whole Foods Market and Metropolitan Market. Additionally, the Fauntleroy YMCA in West Seattle offers different amenities like a fitness studio, pools, gym, kids activity center and gathering spaces.

West Seattle, Seattle, WA households

  • 19,259 Family
    15,652 Non-family
  • 8,955 Children
    25,956 No Children
  • 34,910Total Number of Households
  • 2.32Average People Per Household
  • $94,518Median Household Income

There is a total of 34,910 households in West Seattle, Seattle, WA. Of these, 8,955 have children and 25,956 are without children. Per Census Bureau’s most current estimates, 19,259 family households and 15,652 non-family households live in this area. The size of a household in West Seattle is 2.32 people, on average. The median household annual income in West Seattle equals $94,518, and the monthly housing costs equal $1,880.

Transportation in West Seattle, Seattle, WA

West Seattle transportation is powered by bus services from King County Metro, such as the RapidRide C Line. In the Fauntleroy area, there's also a Washington State Ferries dock that provides transportation from West Seattle to Vashon Island and Southworth. Another form of transportation is the passenger-only King County Water Taxi, which allows renters to commute between the downtown area and Duwamish Head. Alternatively, the West Seattle Bridge and Spokane Street Bridge connect the northern area of the neighborhood to the downtown area and SoDo in Seattle. Finally, the Seattle-Tacoma International Airport is about 14 miles away from West Seattle.

West Seattle, Seattle, WA education statistics

According to data from the U.S. Census Bureau, 3% of the population in West Seattle, Seattle, WA have no high school education, 16% went to high-school, and 22% have partially completed college. Moreover, 8% of the population hold an Associate Degree, 32% hold a Bachelor Degree, and 19% hold a Graduate Degree.

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