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Waterfront, Seattle, WA Local Area Information

What the Locals Think

Downtown (Central Business District) Score: 6.7 out of 10
Ranked 41st best neighborhood in Seattle

"Rock, Blues, and Alternative music venues..."
The only reason I go to downtown Seattle is to catch a specific show. Otherwise the nightlife isn’t great here, so I’ll head to the other neighborhoods for a more casual night out. *Showbox: The Showbox is the heavy hitter music venue...
by AlejandroJ

"Aquarium, big wheel, shopping..."
Downtown is not the most family friendly neighborhood in Seattle, but there are still some nice activities. The waterfront is the best place downtown for families, though I am hopeful that the renovations will be complete soon, because th...
by SaraX

"Museums, music, and coffee..."
I rarely find myself downtown these days, since I work in South Lake Union and live north of town. As a local, there’s so much in the surrounding neighborhoods that there’s really no need to spend much time downtown unless you work there....
by SusyG

"Decent shopping, ok but not great nightlife..."
Decent shopping, ok but not great nightlife Downtown Seattle doesn’t really have much going on besides work. There are a few bars and restaurants, but if you want to go out, it’s way better in the neighborhoods. I don’t work downtown...
by MatthewM

"Good for working and sightseeing, but not for living..."
Downtown Seattle is where you go to work, see a show, or take your mom. Unless you have a large disposable income, it’s not where you go to live. To work: What’s nice about downtown is that a large percentage of workplaces are loca...
by MarthaB1

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Real Estate Market Stats

Home Size in Square Feet

Year Built

Local National
Percent Homes Decreasing 0 0
Median List Price Per Sq Ft 0 125
Median Sale Price 0 2,442,854
Property Tax $4,200 $2,147
Turnover (Sold Within Last Yr.) 1.3% 3.2%

Real Estate Market Activity

Recently sold Waterfront, Seattle homes

Sold 02/22/2017 for $695,000
2 beds, 2.0 baths, 1,070 sq ft
Sold 11/13/2016 for $505,000
1 beds, 1.0 baths, 865 sq ft
Sold 11/06/2016 for $985,000
2 beds, 1.75 baths, 1,453 sq ft
Sold 08/31/2016 for $545,000
1 beds, 1.0 baths, 931 sq ft
Sold 06/02/2016 for $690,000
2 beds, 2.0 baths, 1,266 sq ft
Sold 05/12/2016 for $874,500
2 beds, 2.0 baths, 1,444 sq ft
Sold 04/18/2016 for $370,000
1 beds, 1.0 baths, 690 sq ft
Sold 11/30/2015 for $950,000
2 beds, 2.0 baths, 1,378 sq ft
Sold 11/29/2015 for $950,000
1 beds, 1.0 baths, 861 sq ft
Sold 11/12/2015 for $852,000
2 beds, 2.0 baths, 1,378 sq ft
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