Skip to Main Content
Westlake
  • Neighborhood in Seattle, WA

Report Card

grade A+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    grade A minus
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade B
  3. Housing
    grade C+
  4. Nightlife
    grade A+
  5. Good for Families
    grade A+
  6. Diversity
    grade B
  7. Jobs
    grade A minus
  8. Weather
    grade B
  9. Cost of Living
    grade C minus
  10. Health & Fitness
    grade A+
  11. Outdoor Activities
    grade A+
  12. Commute
    grade A+

editorial

Westlake is a neighborhood in Seattle, Washington with a population of 2,356. Westlake is in King County and is one of the best places to live in Washington. Living in Westlake offers residents a dense urban feel and most residents rent their homes. In Westlake there are a lot of bars, restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many young professionals live in Westlake and residents tend to be liberal. The public schools in Westlake are highly rated.

About

About Westlake...
Population
2,356

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$515,738
National
$229,800
Median Rent
$2,257
National
$1,096
Area Feel
Dense Urban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    96%
  • Own
    4%
Sponsored Mortgage Options for Westlake
Get Rates
  • Find a loan that's right for you. Compare today's top mortgage and refinancing providers.
  • Get approval in minutes. Checking rates won't affect your credit score.
Niche may be compensated by the third party lenders and others who place ads on the website. Niche is not a lender and does not endorse the products of these advertisers. Fees that Niche receives for ads do not affect the terms you may be offered by the lender you choose. There are many additional borrowing options available.

Map

Search Home Listings Nearby

movoto.com®

Westlake Rankings

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

Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade B
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    330
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    0
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    No data available  
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    0
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    1,705.2
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    2,942.8
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    935.1
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade B
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$182,978
National
$64,994
Families with Children
9%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    53%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    34%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    12%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    0%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    0%
    national  11%

Similar Places

Places like Westlake

Westlake Reviews

Rating 4 out of 5  2 reviews
Rating 4 out of 5  
Start Your Review of Westlake
Rating 4 out of 5  

add-to-list