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  1. Public Schools
    B+
  2. Crime & Safety
    C+
  3. Housing
    C
  4. Nightlife
    B+
  5. Good for Families
    B+
  6. Diversity
    A+
  7. Jobs
    B
  8. Weather
    B
  9. Cost of Living
    C-
  10. Health & Fitness
    A-
  11. Outdoor Activities
    A
  12. Commute
    B
Rainier View is a neighborhood in Seattle, Washington with a population of 9,044. Rainier View is in King County. Living in Rainier View offers residents an urban feel and most residents own their homes. In Rainier View there are a lot of restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many families and young professionals live in Rainier View and residents tend to be liberal. The public schools in Rainier View are above average.
About Rainier View...
Population
9,044

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$298,387
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$1,389
National
$949
Area Feel
Urban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    41%
  • Own
    59%
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Rainier View Rankings

Niche ranks thousands of neighborhoods based on key statistics from the U.S. Census and and expert insights.

Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
C+
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    44
    283
  • Murder
    0
    6
  • Rape
    41
  • Robbery
    165
    136
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    1,804
    500
  • Theft
    1,122
    2,043
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    803
    284
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Residents

Diversity
A+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$62,376
National
$55,322
Children
22%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    7%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    18%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    32%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    29%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    14%
    13%
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The area has easy access to public transport and services. But it is insecure sometimes.
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There are some issues with shooting and robbing.
There's some suspicious individuals that prowl sometimes