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2022 Best Places to Live in the Seattle Area

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  1. #1 Best Places to Live in Seattle Area.

    Sammamish Valley

    Neighborhood in Redmond, WA,

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Population: 4,585,

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  2. #2 Best Places to Live in Seattle Area.

    Southeast Redmond

    Neighborhood in Redmond, WA,

    3 Niche users give it an average review of 5 stars.

    Featured Review: Current Resident says I would like to see Redmond become more bike and pedestrian friendly in the next few years, especially with the light rail coming in soon..

    Read 3 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Population: 5,331,

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  3. #3 Best Places to Live in Seattle Area.

    Wilburton

    Neighborhood in Bellevue, WA,

    5 Niche users give it an average review of 4.8 stars.

    Featured Review: Current Resident says Wilburton is the sweet spot in Bellevue, especially for families. Close-in to downtown and easy to get to the 405, 90, and 520 - and to light rail, from 2023. Excellent elementary school feeding into....

    Read 5 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Population: 4,474,

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  4. #4 Best Places to Live in Seattle Area.

    North Redmond

    Neighborhood in Redmond, WA,

    14 Niche users give it an average review of 4.1 stars.

    Featured Review: Niche User says Sometimes it's boring but overall safety, jobs, parks are great and it is an awesome place to live..

    Read 14 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Population: 4,142,

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  5. #5 Best Places to Live in Seattle Area.

    Overlake

    Neighborhood in Redmond, WA,

    9 Niche users give it an average review of 3.8 stars.

    Featured Review: Niche User says There are fairly few crimes but many police to make the area feel extra safe..

    Read 9 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Population: 13,398,

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  6. #6 Best Places to Live in Seattle Area.

    Grass Lawn

    Neighborhood in Redmond, WA,

    10 Niche users give it an average review of 3.2 stars.

    Featured Review: Niche User says Living here is phenomenal. Wonderful people live around the city, making it a great place to explore. Its absolutely beautiful in every season, the parks are incredible and the encouragement from the....

    Read 10 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Population: 9,217,

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  7. #7 Best Places to Live in Seattle Area.

    West Bellevue

    Neighborhood in Bellevue, WA,

    11 Niche users give it an average review of 4.9 stars.

    Featured Review: Niche User says I moved to Washington about 2 years ago and the general atmosphere is so friendly and liberal. Bellevue is very close to Seattle, while still maintaining a quaint and organized urban environment that....

    Read 11 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Population: 15,505,

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  8. #8 Best Places to Live in Seattle Area.

    Northwest Bellevue

    Neighborhood in Bellevue, WA,

    5 Niche users give it an average review of 3.8 stars.

    Featured Review: Niche User says Bellevue has one of the lowest homicide rates in the region, and from what I know, low criminal issues as well (burglary, etc)..

    Read 5 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Population: 15,376,

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  9. #9 Best Places to Live in Seattle Area.

    Education Hill

    Neighborhood in Redmond, WA,

    17 Niche users give it an average review of 4.4 stars.

    Featured Review: Current Resident says I have lived in Redmond for 4 years and Education Hill for the last year. I absolutely love the walkability and close distance to Downtown Redmond, where there are a plethora of shops, movie....

    Read 17 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Population: 17,657,

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  10. #10 Best Places to Live in Seattle Area.

    Westlake

    Neighborhood in Seattle, WA,

    2 Niche users give it an average review of 4 stars.

    Featured Review: Visitor says This location is great for those who work downtown and don't want a long commute. It is close to everything; restaurants, stores, downtown on Seattle waterfront. Not exactly a family neighborhood,....

    Read 2 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Population: 2,356,

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  11. #11 Best Places to Live in Seattle Area.

    Northeast Bellevue

    Neighborhood in Bellevue, WA,

    10 Niche users give it an average review of 3.7 stars.

    Featured Review: Current Resident says Peaceful, Friendly and safe. It's very convenient to Seattle, Spokane, adjacent to Redmond, Sammamish and Issaquah. super easy to all of the cities of Washington..

    Read 10 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Population: 16,268,

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  12. #12 Best Places to Live in Seattle Area.

    Redmond

    Town in Washington,

    102 Niche users give it an average review of 4.5 stars.

    Featured Review: Current Resident says I grew up in Redmond and it’s a great place to live if you can afford it (it’s not uncommon to be surrounded by Teslas on the roads). It’s growing up more now with new apartment buildings going in,....

    Read 102 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Population: 67,959,

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  13. #13 Best Places to Live in Seattle Area.

    Bridle Trails

    Neighborhood in Bellevue, WA,

    1 Niche users give it an average review of 5 stars.

    Featured Review: Current Resident says It is a taste of country in the middle of an urban area! With a one square mile equestrian park and many one acre lots, it has beautiful trees, horses walking down the streets and incredibly easy....

    Read 1 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Population: 7,167,

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  14. #14 Best Places to Live in Seattle Area.

    South Lake Union

    Neighborhood in Seattle, WA,

    5 Niche users give it an average review of 4.2 stars.

    Featured Review: Current Resident says The best part of Seattle if you are looking for a "sterile" place to live. Many of the buildings here are new and the ground is flat. Mostly tech offices and biotech labs with retail spaces and....

    Read 5 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Population: 8,387,

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  15. #15 Best Places to Live in Seattle Area.

    Sammamish Plateau

    Neighborhood in Redmond, WA,

    43 Niche users give it an average review of 4.2 stars.

    Featured Review: Current Resident says Its absolutely beautiful. The greenery, and the trails, and the air is just so crisp. The people are very friendly and the schools,stores and houses are great.Its absolutely beautiful. The greenery,....

    Read 43 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Population: 22,934,

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  16. #16 Best Places to Live in Seattle Area.

    Lower Queen Anne

    Neighborhood in Seattle, WA,

    12 Niche users give it an average review of 4.3 stars.

    Featured Review: Current Resident says Overall Lower Queen Anne is great for access and beautiful views of the Puget Sound and Islands, but is a bit loud and in close proximity to crime. There are many amazing sights including the Space....

    Read 12 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Population: 13,248,

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  17. #17 Best Places to Live in Seattle Area.

    Bellevue

    City in Washington,

    176 Niche users give it an average review of 4.4 stars.

    Featured Review: Current Resident says Clean, friendly, and inviting place. Housing affordability is questionable. Commute time is decent because there are a ton of public transportation options. Family friendly areas everywhere. Safety....

    Read 176 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Population: 146,145,

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  18. #18 Best Places to Live in Seattle Area.

    Woodridge

    Neighborhood in Bellevue, WA,

    4 Niche users give it an average review of 3.8 stars.

    Featured Review: Former Resident says I lived on Woodridge Hill for 16 years. It's a wonderful neighborhood for families with children, as it's a close knit community in a great school district. The homes and common areas on Woodridge...It's centrally located with easy access to downtown Bellevue (5 minute drive outside of rush hour), the airport, and Seattle. There are a lot of job opportunities close by in Bellevue. Including: retail, food service, medical, professional, and technical. The technical job market is very good in Bellevue.The nightlife in Bellevue has improved quite a bit over the last 10 years and will only continue to improve..

    Read 4 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Population: 5,845,

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  19. #19 Best Places to Live in Seattle Area.

    South Hollywood Hill

    Neighborhood in Redmond, WA,

    13 Niche users give it an average review of 3.8 stars.

    Featured Review: Niche User says Honestly, it's a lovely place to live. Busses make it easy to get around from city to city, and the people are quite lovely. The city (Seattle) is easily accessible and it is a lovely city. The....

    Read 13 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Population: 4,727,

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  20. #20 Best Places to Live in Seattle Area.

    Madrona

    Neighborhood in Seattle, WA,

    15 Niche users give it an average review of 3.6 stars.

    Featured Review: Current Resident says Good, safe, nice neighborhood. Highly expensive, and ver white upper middle class. Good for kids, Garfield (the nearby HS) is pretty good, one of the better schools in the city..

    Read 15 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Population: 4,583,

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  21. #21 Best Places to Live in Seattle Area.

    Clyde Hill

    Suburb of Seattle, WA,

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Population: 3,360,

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  22. #22 Best Places to Live in Seattle Area.

    Belltown

    Neighborhood in Seattle, WA,

    36 Niche users give it an average review of 3.7 stars.

    Featured Review: Current Resident says Overall, I love living in Belltown. I am literally within walking distance to almost everything I need. I have met so many people (and dogs!) and there is always something fun going on or somewhere....

    Read 36 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Population: 23,089,

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  23. #23 Best Places to Live in Seattle Area.

    Beaux Arts Village

    Neighborhood in Bellevue, WA,

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Population: 192,

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  24. #24 Best Places to Live in Seattle Area.

    Bear/Evans

    Neighborhood in Redmond, WA,

    15 Niche users give it an average review of 3.7 stars.

    Featured Review: Niche User says Lots of nature, calm, easy transportation.

    Read 15 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Population: 4,309,

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  25. #25 Best Places to Live in Seattle Area.

    Sand Point

    Neighborhood in Seattle, WA,

    1 Niche users give it an average review of 5 stars.

    Read 1 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Population: 727,

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