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  3. Housing
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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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  8. Weather
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  9. Cost of Living
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Yesler Terrace is a neighborhood in Seattle, Washington with a population of 7,539. Yesler Terrace is in King County and is one of the best places to live in Washington. Living in Yesler Terrace offers residents an urban feel and most residents rent their homes. In Yesler Terrace there are a lot of bars, restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many young professionals live in Yesler Terrace and residents tend to be liberal. The public schools in Yesler Terrace are highly rated.
About Yesler Terrace...
Population
7,539

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$435,090
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$874
National
$949
Area Feel
Urban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    88%
  • Own
    12%
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Yesler Terrace Rankings

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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
    2,990
    283
  • Murder
    0
    6
  • Rape
    41
  • Robbery
    184
    136
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    485
    500
  • Theft
    2,636
    2,043
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    525
    284
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Residents

Diversity
NG
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$29,795
National
$55,322
Children
8%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    12%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    21%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    28%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    18%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    21%
    13%
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Living in Yesler Terrace since I was so ever young, I have experience the changes and improvements of the architecture. It feels as if society is developing into our modern era. The population is increasing there is more rooms, there is a community center open to all. Yesler is becoming more safer for all, there has been and increase in security. I think the future Yesler Terrace will be a better place to live for all low income families.
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It's pretty good. I have been around and know most of the children there. They're mostly friendly. I used to ride my bike around the place and I seen recognize faces.
This area is very hip and happening. There is more work to do, however there is a lot of potential.