98126 Real Estate Market Overview

Could Seattle, WA 98126 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 98126. Not sure which neighborhood is for you? Check out our Nearby Places section below to explore popular cities near 98126 such as Bellev...ue and Kirkland. When you’re ready, Trulia has 30 resale and new homes in 98126 lined up for you, including open houses, and homes in the pre-foreclosure, auction, or bank-owned stages of the foreclosure process. View more

$551,000

Median Sales Price

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$462

Price Per Sqft

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$2,400

Median Rent Per Month

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Housing Market Trends

Market trends help you understand the movement of key price indicators. Trends in 98126 show a 16% year-over-year rise in median sales price and a 4% rise in median rent per month.

Median Sales Price
The median sales price for homes in 98126 for May 24 to Aug 23 was $551,000 based on 112 home sales.
Price Per Square Ft.
Average price per square foot for 98126 was $462, an increase of 16% compared to the same period last year.
Median Rent Per Month
The median rent per month for apartments in 98126 for Jul 24 to Aug 24 was $2,400.

Crime

Most frequent crimes in the past year

98126 has very low crime relative to the rest of King County.

Knowing more about crime activity in and around 98126 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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805

Counts of Theft

216

Counts of Assault

163

Counts of Burglary


Best Schools in 98126

There are 17 schools in 98126.

Elementary Schools
10

Fairmount Park Elementary

Public, PK-5

9

Lafayette Elementary School

Public, K-5

9

Genesee Hill Elementary School

Public, K-5

Middle Schools
9

Madison Middle School

Public, 6-8

6

Denny Middle School

Public, 6-8

2

Cascade Middle School

Public, 7-8

High Schools
5

West Seattle High School

Public, 9-12

5

Chief Sealth High School

Public, 9-12

N/A

New Start

Public, 9-12


Demographics

Get to know your neighbors in 98126 by reviewing our census driven map. Get insights into median age, how many people are married, and percentage of people with a college degree.

Single residents
45%
Single residents
Home owners
61%
Home owners
Median age
39
Median age
Household income
$74,066
Median household income
College educated
55%
College educated

Commute

Most people in 98126 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
80% commute by car
0% commute by bike
17% commute by public transportation
2% commute by foot

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