Top Neighborhoods

Data Dives

Redmond Grew More Than Any Washington City During Covid Quarantining

Redmond saw explosive growth. But other Eastside suburbs, like Bellevue and Sammamish, didn’t see the same population bump from a predicted Seattle exodus.

05/31/2022 By Benjamin Cassidy

Best Places to Live

The Most Coveted Seattle Neighborhoods and Suburbs

In Seattle's fierce real estate market, competition is always pending. These top neighborhoods were the most competitive according to Redfin.

05/24/2022 By Angela Cabotaje

Enclaves

Chief Seattle Club Builds a 'Home' to Combat Indigenous Homelessness

Chief Seattle Club's ?ál?al project, a new affordable housing development, is set to open soon in Pioneer Square.

09/21/2021 By Benjamin Cassidy

Report Card

Seattle Area Public High Schools by the Numbers

How do public high schools in Seattle, Bellevue, Kent, and other Puget Sound cities stack up? Here's a chart with the latest Washington state data.

08/30/2021 By Seattle Met Staff

Enclaves

The AIDS Memorial Pathway Is Capitol Hill's Latest Call for Action

A new art installation celebrates the response to the AIDS crisis in what was once Seattle’s undisputed queer hub.

06/07/2021 By Christy Carley

Coveted Real Estate

Rainier Valley and Rainier Beach Neighborhood Guide

Diverse restaurants. Top basketball prospects. A labyrinthine garden. This stretch of the city covers an outsize amount of cultural terrain.

05/21/2021 By Benjamin Cassidy, Stefan Milne, Rosin Saez, and Allecia Vermillion

Recovery Mode

How an Alliance Helps Pioneer Square Small Businesses Persevere

A nonprofit fosters a spirit of collaboration in Seattle's first neighborhood.

05/03/2021 By Benjamin Cassidy

Neighborhood Nomenclature

Seattle City Council Stokes the Debate: Uptown or Lower Queen Anne?

A City Hall resolution this week weighed in on the community's official name.

04/14/2021 By Benjamin Cassidy

Home Shopping

5 of Seattle's Most Affordable Neighborhoods

It's all relative.

04/05/2021 By Seattle Met Staff

Stable Ground

Pier 62 Shows Seattle in Its Best Light

Glowing, sturdy, and inclusive, the first piece of the Waterfront’s future has given many a lift during the pandemic.

03/02/2021 By Benjamin Cassidy

Home Shopping

5 Seattle Suburbs with the Most Bang for Your Buck

A handful of the region's most affordable cities.

02/25/2021 By Seattle Met Staff

Between Two Lakes

Wallingford Neighborhood Guide

Classic restaurants and shops, craftsmans, and ingenuity are on full display here.

02/19/2021 By Benjamin Cassidy, Stefan Milne, Zoe Sayler, and Allecia Vermillion

Enclaves

Wallingford Has a Reinvention Streak

The neighborhood abounds with landmarks that used to be other things.

02/19/2021 By Stefan Milne

WALLINGFORD NEIGHBORHOOD GUIDE

Where to Eat in Wallingford

This part of town doesn’t get nearly enough credit for all its great food.

02/19/2021 By Allecia Vermillion and Seattle Met Staff

Home Shopping

The 5 Most Expensive Neighborhoods in Seattle

Four of the five neighborhoods with the highest median sale prices in the city last year were located along its eastern edge.

02/11/2021 By Seattle Met Staff

Real Estate

10 Seattle Neighborhoods and Suburbs for Home Buyers Seeking Space

You need more room to quarantine. Here's where to start your home shopping search.

12/08/2020 By Benjamin Cassidy

The Saga Continues

Will Repairing the West Seattle Bridge Pay Off?

Mayor Jenny Durkan has decided to delay replacing the cracked span.

11/20/2020 By Benjamin Cassidy

Real Estate

How Much Do Homes Cost in Seattle Area Neighborhoods?

Find current and historical data here.

10/22/2020 By Seattle Met Staff

Enclaves

How Beacon Hill's Center Is Shifting

El Centro de la Raza and its surrounds remain a cultural mosaic. But the civil rights organization’s expansion to Federal Way signals a familiar change.

09/16/2020 By Benjamin Cassidy