Montlake is a neighborhood in Seattle, Washington with a population of 7,020. Montlake is in King County and is one of the best places to live in Washington. Living in Montlake offers residents a dense suburban feel and most residents own their homes. In Montlake there are a lot of bars, restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many young professionals live in Montlake and residents tend to be liberal. The public schools in Montlake are highly rated.
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It is very safe but not diverse at all! I lived in Rainer Beach before moving and it is very different
In my specific neighborhood, people target the houses and cars for theft. A few years ago someone broke into my Step Mother's car and stole her GPS system. About a year ago someone keyed my Father's car, and in the same year someone removed the keyhole from the passenger door in my car, trying to get inside but they failed. Lastly, just a few months ago someone broke into my house by breaking our sliding glass door. When my Dad was notified by our security system, he called the police and he arrived to the house quickly. The police took over 30 minutes to show up, luckily the thief fled moments before my Father arrived.
In my specific neighborhood, there are is one restaurant, one bicycle shop, one coffee, one convenience store and one gas station. I rarely ever use any of these but the quality of all of them are decent. What I use the most is the YMCA which I have to drive only about 7 min to get to, but it is not specifically in my neighborhood. The gym is average, there are definitely some major improvements and additions they could add for serious weight lifters such as myself. I've informed them about this in the past but nothing has changed.