Capitol Hill

Teaming with outdoor cafes, updated classics, and places to sit and watch the day go by.
 

WELCOME TO CAPITOL HILL


WELCOME TO EVERYTHING COOL IN SEATTLE.

Easily the hippest and most vibrant neighborhood in the city, Capitol Hill is the center of as much or as little excitement as you like. Teaming with outdoor cafes, updated classics, and places to sit and watch the day go by.

Once revered primarily as the monied Mansion District, Capitol Hill is now home to some of the most progressive views in the city—both literally and figuratively. This is where Seattle stays up late, savors its newest James Beard award-winning chef and lets her colors fly their highest.

WHAT TO EXPECT


Something new with every experience. The creative force is strong here and covers a lot of ground.

Love is in the details, and Capitol Hill is awash with them. From unique preparations to innovative spaces, there isn’t a single part of your day that won’t have been touched with that little bit extra.

THE LIFESTYLE


You are free—to come and go, to try new things, to express yourself to your heart’s content. In a word, it’s inspiring!

If wide-open spaces are your thing, do that. Art walks and craft fairs? There’s that. Quiet corners to go analog? Yep. All in the arms of a community to welcome you the way you are. Whatever you’re into, there’s a storied hangout just waiting for you.

UNEXPECTED APPEAL


There’s just so many diverse things to do and see jam-packed into this one distinctive neighborhood.

If wide-open spaces are your thing, do that. Art walks and craft fairs? There’s that. Quiet corners to go analog? Yep. All in the arms of a community to welcome you the way you are. Whatever you’re into, there’s a storied hangout just waiting for you.

THE MARKET


Primarily tons of apartments—from micro spaces and modern choices to split-19th Century mansions.

Lots of multi-family apartments, condos, and townhomes in both new and old spaces, with more single-family homes as you head north.

YOU'LL FALL IN LOVE WITH


The old-growth trees, mansions galore, and the dedication to living your best life at all times.

Volunteer Park offers 50-acres of trees and trails plus panoramic views of the city, while a walk down Broadway offers almost every kind of distraction you can think of. It’s youthful, vibrant, and densely populated.


​​​​​​​SHOPPING AND DINING

​​​​​​​GLOSSIER
REVIVAL
ELLIOT BAY BOOK COMPANY
ADA'S TECHNICAL BOOKS AND CAFE
DICK BLICK ART MATERIALS
BROADWAY SUNDAY FARMERS' MARKET
PRETTY PARLOR
PLANT SHOP
RETROFIT HOME​​​​​​
MELROSE MARKET
POQUITO'S
GLO'S DINER
PLUMB BISTRO
FOGON
ODDFELLOWS CAFE + BAR
WITNESS
TAVOLATA
ANA PURNA CAFE
CAPITOL CIDER
BAR VACILANDO
​​​​​​​LIONHEAD


THINGS TO DO


​​​​​​​VOLUNTEER PARK
VOLUNTEER PARK CONSERVATORY
SEATTLE ASIAN ART MUSEUM
SEATTLE JAPANESE GARDEN
LAKEVIEW CEMETERY
STARBUCK'S RESERVE ROASTERY
ROCK BOX KARAOKE
NEIGHBOR'S
NEUMO'S
CAPITOL HILL BLOCK PARTY
​​​​​​​CAL ANDERSON PARK




Overview for Capitol Hill, WA

25,396 people live in Capitol Hill, where the median age is 33.3 and the average individual income is $86,507. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

25,396

Total Population

33.3 years

Median Age

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

$86,507

Average individual Income

Around Capitol Hill, WA

There's plenty to do around Capitol Hill, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

83
Very Walkable
Walking Score
71
Very Bikeable
Bike Score
53
Good Transit
Transit Score

Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Baxter & Frost, Full Pull Wines, and Three Sacks Full.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Dining 2.11 miles 8 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining · $$ 4.81 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 2.68 miles 11 reviews 5/5 stars
Shopping 1.49 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Shopping 2.71 miles 8 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 2.37 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars

Demographics and Employment Data for Capitol Hill, WA

Capitol Hill has 15,755 households, with an average household size of 1.61. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Capitol Hill do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 25,396 people call Capitol Hill home. The population density is 19,732.86 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

25,396

Total Population

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

33.3

Median Age

55.07 / 44.93%

Men vs Women

Population by Age Group

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0-9 Years

10-17:

10-17 Years

18-24:

18-24 Years

25-64:

25-64 Years

65-74:

65-74 Years

75+:

75+ Years

Education Level

  • Less Than 9th Grade
  • High School Degree
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree
  • Graduate Degree
15,755

Total Households

1.61

Average Household Size

$86,507

Average individual Income

Households with Children

With Children:

Without Children:

Marital Status

Married
Single
Divorced
Separated

Blue vs White Collar Workers

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Commute Time

0 to 14 Minutes
15 to 29 Minutes
30 to 59 Minutes
60+ Minutes

Schools in Capitol Hill, WA

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The following schools are within or nearby Capitol Hill. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
Type
Name
Category
Grades
School rating
Lowell Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
2/5
PUBLIC
PreK - 8th
4/5
PRIVATE
PreK - 5th
No rating available
Bright Water Waldorf School
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available

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