We live here, work here and love our community. It’s made up of amazing neighborhoods, each offering residents a unique lifestyle. With parks, shops, restaurants, culture, festivals and more, neighborhoods that have a little something for everyone. Explore!

ballard

Ballard’s once-industrial spirit is now mostly limited to the concrete floors of its multitude of breweries. Friends insist it’s too far. Good friends happily bike ...

Bothell

Key Stats:Median rent price: $1,243Total amenities: 2,985Bothell rounds out our list of Seattle suburbs with housing options in a range of prices. Townhouses, historic craftsman ...

Broadview

 Broadview / Bitterlake Northwest Seattle’s sleepy enclave crescendos between Carkeek Park and Aurora. Highway-adjacent renters enjoy the quick trip to the park. Park-adjacent homeowners enjoy ignoring ...

Capitol Hill

Looking for the equivalent of Brooklyn’s hipster style on the West Coast? You’re in luck! Capitol Hill is often called the Brooklyn of Seattle, because ...

Edmonds

Key Stats:High school graduation rate: 94 percentTotal amenities: 2,641Edmonds is tied for ninth on our list of Seattle suburbs and has plenty of chic modern ...

Fremont

If Fremont is where Capitol Hill’s feral youth retire, why do so many trek over (pre-retirement) for Add-a-Ball? Here, too, tech money is buffing out ...

Greenwood

Top Choice for Families GreenwoodHome Price: $424,567 median purchase price; $1,308 median monthly rentCrime Rate: Safer than 12% of cities in WashingtonSearching for affordable neighborhoods in ...

Interbay

While the tidal flat turned industrial zone endures the startling growth spurts of a teenager, Expedia’s new campus and an old armory site targeted for ...

Issaquah / Newcastle

Key Stats:High school graduation rate: 96 percentTotal amenities: 2,472Issaquah earns the fourth place spot on our list of Seattle suburbs and has a variety of ...

Kenmore

One of Seattles top choices in Affordability - KENMORE Located on the north end of Lake Washington, “Kenmore is not only affordable, with homes in ...

Kirkland

Key Stats:High school graduation rate: 95 percentAverage commute time: 23 minutesThe vibrant suburb of Kirkland earns the eighth spot on our list with chic condos, ...

Lake City

Lake City Blue-collarness is Lake City’s defining trait, its eponymous street a canyon of bars and plumbers and used cars. But elsewhere surprises abound. Very good ...

Lake Forest Park

Key Stats:Median household income: $99,637High school graduation rate: 96 percentLake Forest Park is the first suburb tied for ninth on our list, and has a ...

Laurelhurst

Laurelhurst- another top pick for familes!Home Price: $1,053,600 median purchase price; $1,281 median monthly rentCrime Rate: Safer than 76% of cities in WashingtonCommonly referred to ...

madison park / Madison Valley

Madison Park  Jaw-dropping houses confirm the tony reputation is real. But residents share their shoreline come summer, when pretty much the entire city descends upon Madison ...

Magnolia

The large, sleepy neighborhood is a haven for those who pretend they do not live in a city, even while close to its center. The ...

Mapleleaf / Wedgewood

They’re frequently lumped in with neighbors, Northgate or View Ridge, but that doesn’t quite fit. Instead, they’re the middle children of the North, flaunting little—a ...

Mercer Island

1. Mercer IslandKey Stats:Median household income: $126,359Average commute time: 22 minutesUnemployment rate: 5.6 percentMercer Island kicks off our list of the best Seattle suburbs with ...

Mt Baker

Mount Baker - -Historic Neighborhood Profile Although the Mount Baker Park Addition wasn’t the earliest planned residential district in Seattle, it was the largest in 1907, ...

Phinney Ridge

A trolley brought Seattleites here about a century ago, and Phinney retains that feel: Good restaurants adhere to the main drag the way transit remains ...

Queen Anne

Queen AnneOn top of a hill above downtown and Elliot Bay, Queen Anne has apartments, small family homes and huge mansions. The hill flattens out ...

Ravenna

This is the PhD to the U District’s bachelor’s degree. The same beats, but upgraded. Here, the treasure of a bookstore, Third Place, has a ...

Redmond

Key Stats:Average commute time: 21 minutesUnemployment rate: 6.2 percentThe thriving small city of Redmond has wide variety of options for home buyers. Chic modern condos, ...

Roosevelt / Greenlake

Fixated on self-care? You’ll fit in. The lake itself contains the city’s most strollable waterside path. Beyond lie yoga studios, flotation therapy, vegan restaurants, so ...

Sammamish

Key Stats:Average commute time: 22 minutesTotal amenities: 11,860The affluent and conveniently located suburb of Bellevue earns the sixth place spot on our list. Home buyers ...

University District

It’s easy to write off as a college haunt. But—like a Walt Whitman line its lit majors brandish—the U District contains multitudes: beautiful wetlands, high-end ...

Wallingford

You might come for Gas Works Park, or the residential streets that slope toward Lake Union with the peacefulness of a meditation app. But stay ...

west seattle

Home Price: $505,822 median purchase price; $1,119 median monthly rentCrime Rate: Safer than 47% of cities in WashingtonLocated on its own peninsula, West Seattle has ...

Woodinville

2. WoodinvilleKey Stats:Unemployment rate: 5.4 percentTotal amenities: 3,229The charming and unique Seattle suburb of Woodinville earns the second place spot on our list with contemporary, ...