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Northeast Seattle

You will be surrounded by beautiful tree-lined streets and an eclectic mix of attractive home architecture.

Welcome to Northeast Seattle

Discover relaxation in this quiet residential corner of Seattle
 
Northeast Seattle is where to look if you prefer a quiet suburban lifestyle just a few minutes from the bustle of downtown Seattle. The city's northeast quadrant shares the arboreal personality of Seattle but enjoys a more spacious layout with a larger percentage of roomy single-family homes. You will be surrounded by beautiful tree-lined streets and an eclectic mix of attractive home architecture.
 
The shops and restaurants of Northeast Seattle share the benefits of the big city, with a luxurious selection of international cuisine and trendy shopping districts. The neighborhoods of Northeast Seattle include Ravenna Hawthorne Heights, View Ridge, Wedgewood, Maple Leafe, Meadowbrook, and Northgate. The views from Northeast Seattle are amazing, but what the region is best known for is the University of Washington and its beautiful campus design.

What to Love

  • Beautiful views of the ocean from quiet suburban homes
  • Many local parks and outdoor recreation spots
  • University of Washington campus, museums, and Medical Center
  • Tree-lined arboreal Seattle-style neighborhoods
  • Great schools and learning opportunities

Local Lifestyle

Life in Northeast Seattle is quiet and relaxed. Only minutes from the busy downtown sector, this cozy neighborhood is known for its rolling neighborhoods and tree-lined avenues. The Pacific Northwest culture is inherently laid back and friendly. You will likely find that your neighbors are equally relaxed and welcoming and many are easy to meet during their daily dog walks.
 
Due to the University's proximity, there is also a thriving student culture with a rotating population and an abundance of student-friendly venues and housing.
 
You will find that Northeast Seattle represents the quintessential Pacific Northwest architectural style, favoring large windows that soak up the sun accented by exposed beams and a naturalist approach to industrial style. Architectural influences include Greek, Dutch, and modern contemporary, creating a unique look and feel.

Dining, Entertainment & Shopping

For delightful shopping in Northeast Seattle, explore the elegance and outlets at the University Village Mall. This beautiful shopping mall has a great selection of stores and a relaxing interior.  However, the restaurants of Northeast Seattle are truly superb. 
 
Enjoy classic Southern fare made with heirloom ingredients at JuneBaby, a delightful little cafe identified by the yellow sign of a blackbird on a branch. The interior is cozy, the portions are huge, and the food is delicious. 
 
Portage Bay Cafe on Roosevelt serves a legendary breakfast, whether you're looking for thick slices of French Toast or a beautiful Rancher's full breakfast. Sweet or savory, you'll leave sated and ready to come back for more.
 
For a formal evening, take your guests to Din Tai Fung, a beautiful authentic Chinese restaurant with an exquisite menu and a specialty for steamed dumplings. The plating is stunning, and the flavors are unforgettable.

Things to Do

There are many beautiful places and things to do in Northeast Seattle. Start your explorations at Magnuson Park, the second-largest park in Seattle. Enjoy a bracing game of cricket, tennis, or baseball. Take a nature walk past the ponds, or bring your dog to the off-leash park. Catch a show at the amphitheater or set sail at the boat launch.
 
Football fans will enjoy the proximity to Husky Stadium, home of the Washington Huskies. The stadium has a beautiful waterside location and is often used for graduation ceremonies and other University of Washington special events.
 
Matthews Beach Park is one of Northeast Seattle's most popular summer recreation spots, with welcoming grassy shores and shallow, swimmable water. The beach has designated swim areas as well as relaxed waterside lounging up and down the coast. You will also find a beach playground and facilities for changing and showers.
 
You'll love the University District Farmers Market if you like buying local and supporting your fellow residents. This market meets on "the Ave" every Saturday to enrich the sales of local farmers and crafters.

Schools

Northeast Seattle is known for good quality local schools, but its greatest scholastic pride is the University of Washington. This excellent university takes up nearly a quarter of the Northeast Seattle neighborhood and enriches the entire community with students, art, history, innovation, and the medical center.

Overview for Northeast Seattle, WA

726,054 people live in Northeast Seattle, where the median age is 35.3 and the average individual income is $68,836. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

726,054

Total Population

35.3 years

Median Age

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

$68,836

Average individual Income

Demographics and Employment Data for Northeast Seattle, WA

Northeast Seattle has 337,361 households, with an average household size of 2.08. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Northeast Seattle do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 726,054 people call Northeast Seattle home. The population density is 8,656.42 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

726,054

Total Population

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

35.3

Median Age

50.7 / 49.3%

Men vs Women

Population by Age Group

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0-9 Years

10-17:

10-17 Years

18-24:

18-24 Years

25-64:

25-64 Years

65-74:

65-74 Years

75+:

75+ Years

Education Level

  • Less Than 9th Grade
  • High School Degree
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree
  • Graduate Degree
337,361

Total Households

2.08

Average Household Size

$68,836

Average individual Income

Households with Children

With Children:

Without Children:

Marital Status

Married
Single
Divorced
Separated

Blue vs White Collar Workers

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Commute Time

0 to 14 Minutes
15 to 29 Minutes
30 to 59 Minutes
60+ Minutes

Schools in Northeast Seattle, WA

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The following schools are within or nearby Northeast Seattle. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
Type
Name
Category
Grades
School rating
Broadview-Thomson K-8 School
PUBLIC
PreK - 8th
2/5
Greenwood Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
5/5
Hamilton International Middle School
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
5/5
Ingraham High School
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
3/5
Laurelhurst Elementary School
PUBLIC
K - 5th
4/5
Lawton Elementary School
PUBLIC
K - 5th
5/5
North Beach Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
4/5
Northgate Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
2/5
Olympic Hills Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
3/5
Roosevelt High School
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
5/5
Sacajawea Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
3/5
Whittier Elementary School
PUBLIC
K - 5th
4/5
Salmon Bay K-8 School
PUBLIC
K - 8th
4/5
Sand Point Elementary
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
2/5
McDonald International School
PUBLIC
K - 5th
5/5
Viewlands Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
2/5
Cedar Park Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
No rating available
Robert Eagle Staff Middle School
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
4/5
Bishop Blanchet High School
PRIVATE
9th - 12th
No rating available
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
PRIVATE
K - 5th
No rating available
University Child Development School
PRIVATE
PreK - 5th
No rating available
PRIVATE
7th - 12th
No rating available
PRIVATE
K - 5th
No rating available
Our Lady Of The Lake School
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
Licton Springs K-8
PUBLIC
PreK - 8th
2/5
Daniel Bagley Elementary School
PUBLIC
K - 5th
4/5
B F Day Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
5/5
Eckstein Middle School
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
5/5
Green Lake Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
4/5
Thornton Creek Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
4/5
View Ridge Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
5/5
West Woodland Elementary School
PUBLIC
K - 5th
5/5
PUBLIC
K - 8th
5/5
Jane Addams Middle School
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
4/5
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
No rating available
PRIVATE
6th - 8th
No rating available
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
PRIVATE
6th - 12th
No rating available
Seattle Area German American School
PRIVATE
PreK - 5th
No rating available
Pacific Crest School
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
Chelsea House Montessori Preschool/Kdgn
PRIVATE
PreK - K
No rating available
Menachem Mendel Seattle Cheder Day School
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
North Seattle French School
PRIVATE
PreK - 4th
No rating available
Assumption-St Bridget School
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
Fairview Christian School
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
PRIVATE
PreK - 3rd
No rating available
Adams Elementary School
PUBLIC
K - 5th
4/5
Ballard High School
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
4/5
Bryant Elementary School
PUBLIC
K - 5th
5/5
Loyal Heights Elementary School
PUBLIC
K - 5th
5/5
Nathan Hale High School
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
2/5
Middle College High School
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
2/5
Christ The King School
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
Kapka Cooperative School
PRIVATE
K - 5th
No rating available
John Rogers Elementary School
PUBLIC
K - 5th
3/5
John Stanford International School
PUBLIC
K - 5th
5/5
Olympic View Elementary School
PUBLIC
K - 5th
4/5
Wedgwood Elementary School
PUBLIC
K - 5th
5/5
Whitman Middle School
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
5/5
PUBLIC
K - 5th
5/5
Stephen Decatur Elementary School
PUBLIC
K - 5th
No rating available
Concordia Lutheran School
PRIVATE
PreK - 4th
No rating available
Seattle Waldorf School
PRIVATE
PreK - 12th
No rating available
PRIVATE
K - 5th
No rating available
PRIVATE
K - 3rd
No rating available
PRIVATE
8th - 12th
No rating available
Alki Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
4/5
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
4/5
John Hay Elementary School
PUBLIC
K - 5th
5/5
Madison Middle School
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
5/5
Queen Anne Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
5/5
Seattle Skills Center
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
No rating available
PUBLIC
PreK - 12th
No rating available
Lake Washington Girls Middle School
PRIVATE
6th - 8th
No rating available
PRIVATE
9th - 12th
No rating available
PRIVATE
6th - 12th
No rating available
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
Puget Sounds Community School
PRIVATE
6th - 12th
No rating available
Seattle Preparatory School
PRIVATE
9th - 12th
No rating available
The Lake And Park School
PRIVATE
PreK - 5th
No rating available
Interagency Programs
PUBLIC
6th - 12th
No rating available
McGilvra Elementary School
PUBLIC
K - 5th
5/5
John Muir Elementary School
PUBLIC
K - 5th
1/5
Stevens Elementary School
PUBLIC
K - 5th
4/5
PUBLIC
6th - 12th
No rating available
Catharine Blaine K-8 School
PUBLIC
K - 8th
5/5
Thurgood Marshall Elementary
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
4/5
Cascade Parent Partnership Program
PUBLIC
K - 8th
No rating available
Hamlin Robinson School
PRIVATE
1st - 8th
No rating available
Morningside Academy
PRIVATE
3rd - 9th
No rating available
Our Lady Of Fatima School
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
Seattle Amistad School
PRIVATE
PreK - 5th
No rating available
Kimball Elementary School
PUBLIC
K - 5th
2/5
Lowell Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
2/5
McClure Middle School
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
5/5
Madrona K-5 School
PUBLIC
K - 5th
2/5
West Seattle High School
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
4/5
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
4/5
Residential Consortium
PUBLIC
PreK - 12th
No rating available
Magnolia Elementary School
PUBLIC
K - 5th
No rating available
PRIVATE
5th - 8th
No rating available
PRIVATE
K - 5th
No rating available
PRIVATE
PreK - K
No rating available
The Northwest School
PRIVATE
6th - 12th
No rating available
Emerald City School
PRIVATE
4th - 8th
No rating available
Interagency Detention School
PUBLIC
6th - 12th
No rating available
Garfield High School
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
4/5
Summit Public School: Sierra
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
2/5
PUBLIC
PreK - 8th
4/5
Beacon Hill International School
PUBLIC
K - 5th
3/5
Frantz Coe Elementary School
PUBLIC
K - 5th
5/5
Bailey Gatzert Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
No rating available
Lafayette Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
4/5
Leschi Elementary School
PUBLIC
K - 5th
1/5
Montlake Elementary School
PUBLIC
K - 5th
5/5
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
1/5
Washington Middle School
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
4/5
Private School Services
PUBLIC
PreK - 12th
No rating available
Edmonds S. Meany Middle School
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
3/5
PRIVATE
PreK - 5th
No rating available
Bright Water Waldorf School
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
PRIVATE
PreK - 5th
No rating available
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
PRIVATE
K - 8th
No rating available
St Therese Catholic Academy
PRIVATE
K - 8th
No rating available
PRIVATE
PreK - 5th
No rating available
PRIVATE
K - 12th
No rating available
PRIVATE
K - 5th
No rating available
Rainier Valley Leadership Academy
PUBLIC
6th - 10th
1/5
Dunlap Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
1/5
Highland Park Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
No rating available
Wing Luke Elementary School
PUBLIC
K - 5th
3/5
South Shore Pk-8 School
PUBLIC
PreK - 8th
2/5
Fairmount Park Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
5/5
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
No rating available
St George Parish School
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
Our Lady Of Guadalupe School
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
Sterling West Seattle Campus
PRIVATE
3rd - 12th
No rating available
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
PRIVATE
9th - 12th
No rating available
Southwest Youth and Family Services
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
No rating available
Arbor Heights Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
3/5
Mercer International Middle School
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
4/5
Martin Luther King Junior Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
No rating available
Concord International School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
No rating available
Alan T. Sugiyama High School
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
No rating available
Torah Day School Of Seattle
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
Amazing Grace Christian School
PRIVATE
PreK - 2nd
No rating available
Summit Public School: Atlas
PUBLIC
6th - 12th
4/5
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
No rating available
Pathfinder K-8 School
PUBLIC
K - 8th
4/5
Dearborn Park International School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
1/5
Gatewood Elementary School
PUBLIC
K - 5th
4/5
Maple Elementary School
PUBLIC
K - 5th
3/5
Rainier Beach High School
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
1/5
Genesee Hill Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
5/5
Aki Kurose Middle School
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
2/5
Rising Star Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
No rating available
Hope Lutheran School
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
Seattle Urban Academy
PRIVATE
9th - 12th
No rating available
Derech Emunah Dba Seattle Jewish Girls High School
PRIVATE
9th - 12th
No rating available
Chief Sealth International High School
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
2/5
Cleveland High School STEM
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
4/5
Emerson Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
No rating available
Graham Hill Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
2/5
West Seattle Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
2/5
Roxhill Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
1/5
Sanislo Elementary School
PUBLIC
K - 5th
No rating available
David T. Denny International Middle School
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
2/5
Orca K-8 School
PUBLIC
K - 8th
2/5
Hawthorne Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
3/5
Rainier View Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
2/5
Louisa Boren STEM K-8
PUBLIC
PreK - 8th
3/5
Makkah Islamic School
PRIVATE
K - 8th
No rating available
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