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What the Locals Think

Columbia City
Score: 7.8 out of 10
Ranked 20th best neighborhood in Seattle


“Free summer music for all…”

We’ve only explored Columbia City twice so far, for Columbia City Beatwalk. We enjoyed it both times.

Columbia City Beatwalk is a free, small music festival the second Sunday of the month all summer. The music is hosted all over the ne…
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by SaraX

“Excellent restaurant selection…”

Columbia City is a lovely neighborhood in Seattle. It’s a beautiful mix of people; in fact, it is one of the most diverse places not just in Seattle, but in the entire country. This also means that there is a delicious selection of diverse…
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by PritiA

“Good amenities catered towards locals…”

I’ve taken my dog to the Genesee Park in Columbia City a few times, which is a nice place to walk when it’s sunny. Make sure to go all the way to the Lake Washington waterfront. There’s also an off-leash area for the dogs!

The Col…
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by SusyG

“Still up and coming, but not for long!…”

Columbia City sits just south of Seattle and was labeled as one of the 10 Hottest Neighborhoods according to Seattle Met magazine; in fact it was branded as “the next hot ticket”. What makes Columbia such a hot ticket? Well its mix of old …
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by JamesD1

“Diverse and trendy South Seattle neighborhood…”

The most common words locals use when talking about Columbia City are “trendy,” “up and coming” and “gentrification.” Like so many places in Seattle, there’s tension as the city is growing. South Seattle, including Columbia Cit…
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by MarthaB1

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Real Estate Market Stats

Zillow Home Value Index: $357,600

Home Size in Square Feet

Year Built

Local National
Zillow Home Value Index $357,600 $183,500
Median Single Family Home Value $365,500 $182,400
Median Condo Value $299,100 $193,700
Median 2-Bedroom Home Value $301,700 $141,400
Median 3-Bedroom Home Value $353,200 $176,900
Median 4-Bedroom Home Value $400,500 $294,900
Percent Homes Decreasing 15% 27.9%
Median List Price Per Sq Ft $238 $116
Median Sale Price $420,000 $213,900
Property Tax $2,700 $2,158
Turnover (Sold Within Last Yr.) 6.6% 4.3%
1-Yr. Change 9.8% 4%

Real Estate Market Activity

Recently sold Brighton, Seattle homes

Sold 01/22/2016 for $400,000
3 beds, 1.0 baths, 1,560 sq ft

Sold 01/14/2016 for $253,520
2 beds, 1.0 baths, 960 sq ft

Sold 01/14/2016 for $302,264
3 beds, 2.0 baths, 2,170 sq ft

Sold 01/13/2016 for $175,000
1 beds, 1.0 baths, 860 sq ft

Sold 01/07/2016 for $452,000
4 beds, 2.5 baths, 1,560 sq ft

Sold 12/21/2015 for $280,000
3 beds, 1.0 baths, 1,590 sq ft

Sold 12/16/2015 for $332,000
2 beds, 1.0 baths, 820 sq ft

Sold 12/09/2015 for $430,000
6 beds, 5.0 baths, 2,430 sq ft

Sold 12/07/2015 for $399,950
3 beds, 3.0 baths, 1,630 sq ft

Sold 12/07/2015 for $584,000
2 beds, 1.5 baths, 2,500 sq ft

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