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A waterfront spot popular with Seattle's young professionals.

Median Home Rent (PER MONTH)

Studio / 1 BR
39% Complete


2 Bedrooms
67% Complete


3 Bedrooms
90% Complete


4 Bedrooms
100% Complete


Median Home Price

Studio / 1 BR
44% Complete


2 Bedrooms
71% Complete


3 Bedrooms
90% Complete


4 Bedrooms
100% Complete


Good For
  • Professionals
  • Singles
  • Students


What’s around
  • 73 Restaurants
  • 4 Banks
  • 4 Grocery stores/markets
  • 19 Nightlife options
  • 103 Shops
  • 6 Schools
  • 46 Fitness options





Wallingford has a low violent crime rate and an average property crime rate for Seattle.

  WHAT’S LIVING IN Wallingford LIKE?

Wallingford is a laid back neighborhood in the northwest region of Seattle popular with singles and, given its proximity to the University of Washington, students.

In the center of the neighborhood is its main commercial thoroughfare, 45th Street, which is home to tons of restaurants and shops. An influx of well-known chefs and trendy restaurants has raised the bar for dining here.

On Wallingford's south edge Gas Works Park has plenty of green rolling hills for a lazy weekend picnic by the water and the remnants of – no surprise given the park's name – an old gasification plant, some of which has been configured into a children's play area (yes, it's safe).

Wallingford is bordered on the north by Green Lake, on the east by University District, on the south by Lake Union, and on the west by Fremont and Phinney Ridge.


Downtown Seattle: 4.5 miles / 10-30 minutes by car / 30-40 minutes by transit
Bellevue: 12 miles / 20-40 minutes by car / 65-80 minutes by transit
Redmond: 14.5 miles / 20-40 minutes by car / 35-40 minutes by transit



Local Flavor   Wallingford LOCAL schools

The Meridian School

Parent Rating:

Distance:0.22 mi

St Benedict School

Parent Rating:

Distance:0.29 mi

Hamilton International Middle School

Parent Rating:

Distance:0.36 mi

APP at Lincoln

Parent Rating:

Distance:0.37 mi

John Stanford International Elementary School

Parent Rating:

Distance:0.48 mi


Local Flavor   Wallingford Local Flavor

Molly Moon’s Homemade Ice Cream

Molly Moon’s Homemade Ice Cream 1622 1/2 N 45TH ST SEATTLE, WA 98103 MAP

From kitchen to cone, every scoop is the result of hard working, happy staff, strong local partnerships, sustainable practices, and of course, the finest ingredients we can source.

Gas Works Park

Gas Works Park 2101 N NORTHLAKE WAY SEATTLE, WA 98103 MAP

Gas Works Park has a play area with a large play barn, and big hill popular for flying kites. Special park features include a sundial, and a beautiful view of Seattle.

Archie McPhee

Archie McPhee 1300 N 45TH ST SEATTLE, WA 98103 MAP

Archie McPhee has been supplying gifts and toys to Seattle since 1983. Located in Seattle’s Wallingford neighborhood, it’s a one stop shop for party supplies, crafts, costumes, miniatures and the weirdest collection of toys and candy that you’ve ever seen.

Zoka Coffee Roaster & Tea Company

Zoka Coffee Roaster & Tea Company 2200 N 56TH ST SEATTLE, WA 98103 MAP

With an emphasis on quality and relationships, Zoka has established itself in some of Seattle’s most dynamic neighborhoods. Each location fosters a strong sense of community and respect for coffee. 

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