98116 Real Estate Market Overview

Could Seattle, WA 98116 be your next home? Kick-start your search with Trulia’s real estate guide and home search. With interactive maps and charts, Trulia provides a comprehensive overview of market trends, schools, demographics, and lifestyle data to help you learn all about 98116. Not sure which neighborhood is for you? Check out our Nearby Places section below to explore popular cities near 98116 such as Bellev...ue and Kirkland. When you’re ready, Trulia has 77 resale and new homes in 98116 lined up for you, including 6 open houses, and 18 homes in the pre-foreclosure, auction, or bank-owned stages of the foreclosure process. View more


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Housing Market Trends

Market trends help you understand the movement of key price indicators. Trends in 98116 show a 11% year-over-year rise in median sales price and a -4% drop in median rent per month.

Median Sales Price
The median sales price for homes in 98116 for May 18 to Aug 17 was $620,000 based on 113 home sales.
Price Per Square Ft.
Average price per square foot for 98116 was $448, an increase of 13% compared to the same period last year.
Median Rent Per Month
The median rent per month for apartments in 98116 for Jul 18 to Aug 18 was $2,695.


Most frequent crimes in the past year

98116 has very low crime relative to the rest of King County.

Knowing more about crime activity in 98116 can help keep you aware of crime in the area. Crime activity is most helpful when comparing two locations to understand the relative safety of each location.

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Best Schools in 98116

There are 5 schools in 98116.

Elementary Schools

Schmitz Park Elementary School

Public, K - 5


Lafayette Elementary School

Public, K - 5


Alki Elementary School

Public, PK - 5

Middle Schools

Madison Middle School

Public, 6 - 8

High Schools

West Seattle High School

Public, 9 - 12


Get to know your neighbors in 98116 by reviewing our census driven map. Get insights into median age, how many people are married, and percentage of people with a college degree.

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Most people in 98116 commute by car. Learn how neighbors in this area get to work so you can consider how you might commute if you lived here, too.

Commute Type
79% commute by car
0% commute by bike
16% commute by public transportation
0% commute by foot

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