Seattle Real Estate Market Overview

Could Seattle, WA 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 Seattle. Not sure which neighborhood is for you? Check out our Nearby Places section below to explore popular cities near Seattle such as Bellevue... and Kirkland. When you’re ready, Trulia has 758 resale and new homes in Seattle lined up for you, including open houses, and homes in the pre-foreclosure, auction, or bank-owned stages of the foreclosure process. View more

$667,500

Median Sales Price

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$476

Price Per Sqft

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$2,895

Median Rent Per Month

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Housing Market Trends

Market trends help you understand the movement of key price indicators. Trends in Seattle show a 20% year-over-year rise in median sales price and a 3% rise in median rent per month.

Median Sales Price
The median sales price for homes in Seattle for May 24 to Aug 23 was $667,500 based on 2,405 home sales.
Price Per Square Ft.
Average price per square foot for Seattle was $476, an increase of 16% compared to the same period last year.
Median Rent Per Month
The median rent per month for apartments in Seattle for Jul 24 to Aug 24 was $2,895.

Crime

Most frequent crimes in the past year

Knowing more about crime activity in and around Seattle 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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22,489

Counts of Theft

9,581

Counts of Assault

7,294

Counts of Burglary


Best Schools in Seattle

There are 100 schools in Seattle.

Elementary Schools
10

North Beach Elementary School

Public, K-5

10

Medina Elementary School

Public, K-5

10

Discovery Community School

Public, 1-6

Middle Schools
10

Kirkland Junior High School

Public, 6-9

10

Chinook Middle School

Public, 6-8

10

Catharine Blaine K-8

Public, K-8

High Schools
10

Roosevelt High School

Public, 9-12

10

Ballard High School

Public, 9-12

10

Mercer Island High School

Public, 10-12


Demographics

Get to know your neighbors in Seattle 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
49%
Single residents
Home owners
55%
Home owners
Median age
38
Median age
Household income
$67,414
Median household income
College educated
64%
College educated

Commute

Most people in Seattle 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
73% commute by car
2% commute by bike
18% commute by public transportation
3% commute by foot

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