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  4. Nightlife
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  5. Good for Families
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  6. Diversity
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  7. Jobs
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  10. Health & Fitness
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South Beacon Hill is a neighborhood in Seattle, Washington with a population of 8,902. South Beacon Hill is in King County. Living in South Beacon Hill offers residents an urban feel and most residents own their homes. In South Beacon Hill there are a lot of restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many young professionals live in South Beacon Hill and residents tend to be liberal. The public schools in South Beacon Hill are highly rated.
About South Beacon Hill...
Population
8,902

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$299,063
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$1,026
National
$949
Area Feel
Urban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    36%
  • Own
    64%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
C
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    157
    283
  • Murder
    42
    6
  • Rape
    41
  • Robbery
    261
    136
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    1,002
    500
  • Theft
    887
    2,043
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    491
    284
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Residents

Diversity
NG
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$54,695
National
$55,322
Children
20%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    7%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    18%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    24%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    23%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    29%
    13%
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South Beacon Hill Reviews

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I was born in Beacon Hill. For the years I have lived in Beacon Hill, nothing dramatic has happened. Well, drunk drivers tend to crash into our fence a lot. But other than that, I have not experienced too much violence. There are plenty of grocery stores all around the area. It is very convenient to live in this area. Public transportation is also easily accessed within a few blocks. The neighborhood is very diverse and interactions are mostly friendly. My neighbors have been friendly to my family and I. I would say this neighborhood is a safe place to live.
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I grew up in this place and it raised me in the best way possible. Its one of the best neighborhoods in south Seattle and is a great place to raise a family and is very diverse with its people. The 98108 area code is one of the most diverse area codes in the country which just shows how its a great place for people to be and live.
It's an ok area but there's an increase in crime around the area