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What the Locals Think

University District
Score: 7.6 out of 10
Ranked 21st best neighborhood in Seattle


“Good, cheap shows…”

The U-district has some decent concert venues and nightlife, I head over there once in a while. Parking can be tough when theres a show on but just plan to walk for 10 minutes and youre all good.

The Neptune is a pretty sweet venue. It …
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by AlejandroJ

“University of Washington and much more….”

According to U.S. News and World Report the University of Washington is tied for the 52nd best school in the entire nation. More than 30,000 students are enrolled in the school, many of which call the University District home. The U Dist is as…
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by JamesD1

“A city of students…”

The U-District is fiercely part of Seattle’s identity. At the same time though, with the enormous University of Washington (UW) campus and surrounding student housing, the neighborhood is almost it’s own city, with nearly 45,000 students….
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by MarthaB1

“Diverse with good public transit to downtown…”

I lived in the University District during college from 2001-2005, and have visited numerous times since for the occasional coffee meeting, event at University of Washington, night out, or Husky game pre-funk.

There are literally great resta…
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by DrewM

“Seedy, with a side of not-quite-so-seedy…”

Outside of campus itself, the U District is centered on University Avenue, more commonly known as “The Ave.” During the day it’s a fun row of shops, and at night there are plenty of little restaurants to enjoy. But the street (and most of the …
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by CraigH1

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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 0 118
Median Sale Price 0 218,900
Property Tax $4,200 $2,181
Turnover (Sold Within Last Yr.) 2.2% 4.3%

Real Estate Market Activity

Recently sold Waterfront, Seattle homes

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

Sold 06/02/2015 for $340,000
1 beds, 1.0 baths, 690 sq ft

Sold 05/20/2015 for $324,500
1 beds, 1.0 baths, 674 sq ft

Sold 04/23/2015 for $419,000
1 beds, 1.0 baths, 922 sq ft

Sold 04/22/2015 for $499,000
2 beds, 1.75 baths, 1,127 sq ft

Sold 11/18/2014 for $345,000
1 beds, 1.0 baths, 727 sq ft

Sold 07/31/2014 for $540,000
2 beds, 1.5 baths, 1,155 sq ft

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