These Are The 10 Richest Neighborhoods In Seattle, WA For 2018


We used science and data to determine which Seattle neighborhoods have the richest people.

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Welcome to the land of the 1%. Where you’ll find lawyers, and doctors, and business executives. And while they probably aren’t made of ticky tacky, they are definitely made of money.

These are the wealthiest neighborhoods that Seattle has to offer. Where houses go for over 4.77x the national median and household incomes are 3.61x the national median.

But where exactly in Seattle do the richest of the rich people live? That would be Denny-Blaine where the median income is a cool $130,959.

Here’s a look at the top 10 richest neighborhoods in Seattle out of 78 for 2018:

  1. Denny-Blaine (Homes)
  2. Laurelhurst (Homes)
  3. Madison Park (Homes)
  4. Windermere (Homes)
  5. Montlake (Homes)
  6. View Ridge (Homes)
  7. Madison Valley (Homes)
  8. Madrona (Homes)
  9. Broadmoor (Homes)
  10. Hawthorne Hills (Homes)

Summing up the median income of those 10 neighborhoods adds up to $1,300,912. And that my friend, is more 0s than most of us will see in our bank account for a long, long time — if we ever get that lucky.

Continue on to find where your neighborhood ranks amongst the richest in Seattle.

For more Seattle reading, check out the best neighborhoods in Seattle and the worst neighborhoods in Seattle.

Or, for living around Seattle, out the best Seattle suburbs and the worst Seattle suburbs.

How We Determined The Most Well To Do Neighborhoods In Seattle For 2018

Every city has it’s best neighborhoods — where everyone wants to live — and the worst neighborhoods — where no one wants to live.

And then you have the wealthiest neighborhoods, where no one can afford to live.

And by no one, we really mean you because there’s always someone richer than you.

How do you quantify richer than you? We looked at one simple criterion:

Which neighborhoods have the highest median income?

We ranked every neighborhood in Seattle by median income from highest to lowest. The neighborhood with the highest median income, Denny-Blaine, was named the richest neighborhood in Seattle.

The poorest neighborhood? That would be International District.

Now a look at how all the neighborhoods in Seattle ranked.

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Detailed List Of The Richest Neighborhoods In Seattle For 2018

Rank Neighborhood Median Household Income
1 Denny-Blaine $198,420
2 Laurelhurst $152,722
3 Madison Park $134,612
4 Windermere $131,315
5 Montlake $118,211
6 View Ridge $117,918
7 Madison Valley $115,607
8 Madrona $111,769
9 Broadmoor $111,415
10 Hawthorne Hills $108,923
11 North Beach $108,658
12 Fauntleroy $105,171
13 Bryant $104,527
14 Magnolia $104,109
15 Olympic Manor $99,903
16 Leschi $99,586
17 Matthews Beach $98,214
18 Wedgwood $96,990
19 Arbor Heights $95,161
20 Portage Bay $95,027
21 Queen Anne $94,551
22 Whittier Heights $94,080
23 Pioneer Square $91,316
24 Ravenna $90,293
25 Admiral $90,268
26 Wallingford $86,960
27 Phinney Ridge $86,938
28 Green Lake $86,543
29 Loyal Heights $86,304
30 Roosevelt $84,932
31 Sunset Hill $84,783
32 Westlake $83,548
33 Alki $82,928
34 Blue Ridge $82,341
35 Broadview $81,145
36 Seward Park $80,875
37 Crown Hill $78,869
38 West Seattle $78,641
39 Ballard $76,729
40 Industrial District $76,071
41 Interbay $75,782
42 Maple Leaf $75,479
43 Greenwood $75,337
44 Capitol Hill $75,233
45 Meadowbrook $72,840
46 Fremont $72,645
47 North Delridge $71,546
48 Mount Baker $71,251
49 Eastlake $70,466
50 South Lake Union $70,311
51 Lower Queen Anne $70,143
52 Cedar Park $66,930
53 Belltown $66,292
54 Victory Heights $64,551
55 Riverview $64,283
56 Central District $62,590
57 North College Park $60,685
58 Roxhill $59,966
59 Sand Point $58,750
60 Rainier Beach $58,664
61 Haller Lake $58,392
62 Downtown $57,573
63 Atlantic $55,015
64 Beacon Hill $55,009
65 Georgetown $54,832
66 Highland Park $53,353
67 High Point $52,913
68 Pinehurst $52,446
69 Brighton $52,118
70 South Delridge $51,559
71 Columbia City $51,415
72 Bitter Lake $51,135
73 Olympic Hills $49,759
74 Northgate $43,895
75 First Hill $42,604
76 South Park $39,828
77 University District $38,028
78 International District $29,103

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