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Columbia City, Seattle, WA Local Area Information

What the Locals Think

Columbia City
Score: 7.7 out of 10
Ranked 20th best neighborhood in Seattle


“Columbia City Theater…”

One of my favorite music venues in the city is the Columbia City Theater. It’s a nice break from some of the places downtown that are too focused on status. This place is all about the music. It’s hard to imagine how one place can have …
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by AlejandroJ

“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

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Real Estate Market Stats

Zillow Home Value Index: $444,900

Home Size in Square Feet

Year Built

Local National
Zillow Home Value Index $444,900 $186,200
Median Single Family Home Value $451,300 $184,900
Median Condo Value $418,200 $195,900
Median 2-Bedroom Home Value $396,000 $144,000
Median 3-Bedroom Home Value $459,100 $179,400
Median 4-Bedroom Home Value $493,100 $298,900
Percent Homes Decreasing 7.2% 29%
Median List Price Per Sq Ft $303 $118
Median Sale Price $438,500 $214,000
Property Tax $3,189 $2,170
Turnover (Sold Within Last Yr.) 7% 4.3%
1-Yr. Change 12.9% 4.8%

Real Estate Market Activity

Recently sold Columbia City, Seattle homes

Sold 05/01/2016 for $1,179,000
4 beds, 4.0 baths, 3,137 sq ft

Sold 04/20/2016 for $448,000
4 beds, 2.0 baths, 1,370 sq ft

Sold 04/15/2016 for $1,179,000
-1 beds, 0.0 baths, 0 sq ft

Sold 04/15/2016 for $475,000
3 beds, 4.0 baths, 2,100 sq ft

Sold 04/13/2016 for $594,000
4 beds, 3.0 baths, 2,560 sq ft

Sold 04/12/2016 for $415,000
4 beds, 1.0 baths, 2,510 sq ft

Sold 04/08/2016 for $900,000
3 beds, 2.5 baths, 2,090 sq ft

Sold 04/07/2016 for $1,087,500
3 beds, 3.1 baths, 3,137 sq ft

Sold 04/06/2016 for $640,000
3 beds, 3.0 baths, 1,710 sq ft

Sold 04/04/2016 for $343,100
2 beds, 1.75 baths, 960 sq ft

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