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What the Locals Think

University District
Score: 7.6 out of 10
Ranked 20th best neighborhood in Seattle


“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

“To The University District With Love…”

The University District is home to the Dawgs, otherwise known as the University of Washington (UW). Businesses and student housing abound, as one would expect around a world renowned campus.

It’s hard to know where to begin with such a lar…
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by hudsonite

“Youthful spirit, youthful residents…”

University District is a diverse and vibrant neighborhood in all respects, but as the neighborhood’s name may suggest, it leans heavily toward accommodating the college-age residents. Centered on 45th Ave NE (colloquially referred to as nic…
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by LukePhillips

“It’s Where the College Kids Live…”

From the moment I moved to Washington State I wanted to live in the U District, but as I grew mature that dream changed. The area has a lot of college kids, duh, I mean it is where the University of Washington’s main branch is located and t…
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by LucysPal3

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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 0 115
Median Sale Price 0 216,000
Property Tax $4,027 $2,149
Turnover (Sold Within Last Yr.) 2.2% 4.3%

Real Estate Market Activity

Recently sold Waterfront, Seattle homes

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

Sold 07/10/2014 for $550,000
2 beds, 2.0 baths, 1,141 sq ft

Sold 06/19/2014 for $765,000
2 beds, 2.0 baths, 1,408 sq ft

Sold 05/22/2014 for $397,500
1 beds, 1.0 baths, 924 sq ft

Sold 05/20/2014 for $510,000
2 beds, 2.0 baths, 1,155 sq ft

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