Neighborhood Profile

University District

Seattle, WA
Neighborhood

Highlights

Average Sale Price
$786,000
Price Range
$115K-2.5M
Avg. Price/Sq.Ft
$455/Sq. Ft.

Surrounding the University of Washington’s picturesque campus, Seattle’s University District ranks high for walkability, biking, and public transportation. Ideal for those seeking a seamless blend of quiet neighborhood streets, vibrant student life, and proximity to downtown, the U-District, as it’s affectionately known, ticks all the boxes.

Residents have easy access to cultural institutions within and nearby the university, including the gorgeously remodeled Burke Museum, the acclaimed Henry Art Gallery, and the century-old Neptune Theatre. The campus itself provides ample opportunity for scenic walks past the Drumheller Fountain, the impressive architectural work of the Suzzallo Library, and the quad, famously draped with cherry blossoms each spring.

Shopping is easy to come by, both at independent boutiques up and down University Avenue and at the upscale, indoor/outdoor University Village, home to acclaimed fashion and lifestyle brands, as well as a large grocery store.

Foodies living in the U District will find themselves dining alongside neighbors from other areas of the city, who flock here for the affordable, casual, eclectic options. From gyro windows to pho shops – plus countless boba tea boutiques – there’s a cuisine to please all palates. Neighbors also gather at the beloved University District Farmers Market, held every Saturday morning, to purchase ingredients for their own locally influenced, home-cooked meals. From local salmon to juicy berries to artisanal cheese, the getting is good year-round. For those seeking a quick bite, one can usually find Salvadoran pupusas and savory breakfast sandwiches, and sip local beer, wine, cider, and kombucha.

While the overall vibe can feel more urban than neighboring Ravenna or Wallingford, there are quieter streets ideal for young professionals or families. With the bustling university ambiance, easy access to conveniences and a quick commute to downtown of the Eastside, the University District is one of Seattle’s most sought-after neighborhoods.

Featured

University District Listings

$5,500,000
5003 15th Avenue NE
Seattle, WA 98105
  • 16,848 Sq. Ft.
Listed Courtesy of Northwest MLS
Pending
$3,850,000
4740 17th Avenue NE
Seattle, WA 98105
  • 0.3 Acres
Listed Courtesy of Northwest MLS
Pending
$2,590,000
4528 20th Avenue NE
Seattle, WA 98105
  • 5,952 Sq. Ft.
Listed Courtesy of Northwest MLS
$2,500,000
5214 NE 17th Avenue
Seattle, WA 98105
  • 10 Beds
  • 7.75 Baths
  • 6,590 Sq. Ft.
Listed Courtesy of Northwest MLS
Pending
$1,960,000
5212 18th Avenue NE
Seattle, WA 98105
  • 12 Beds
  • 4.50 Baths
  • 5,240 Sq. Ft.
Listed Courtesy of Northwest MLS
Pending
$1,960,000
5212 18th Avenue NE
Seattle, WA 98105
  • 5,240 Sq. Ft.
Listed Courtesy of Northwest MLS
Price Reduced
$3,400
5329 7th Avenue NE
Seattle, WA 98105
  • 4 Beds
  • 2.00 Baths
  • 1,920 Sq. Ft.
Listed Courtesy of Northwest MLS
$1,650
5216 Brooklyn Avenue NE #102
Seattle, WA 98105
  • 1.00 Baths
  • 262 Sq. Ft.
Listed Courtesy of Northwest MLS
$1,650
5216 Brooklyn Avenue NE #110
Seattle, WA 98105
  • 1.00 Baths
  • 277 Sq. Ft.
Listed Courtesy of Northwest MLS
Price Reduced
$1,300
4235 Brooklyn Avenue NE #401
Seattle, WA 98105
  • 1 Bed
  • 1.00 Baths
  • 544 Sq. Ft.
Listed Courtesy of Northwest MLS
Sold
$10,900,000
4040 7th Ave NE
Seattle, WA 98105
  • 30,347 Sq. Ft.
Listed Courtesy of Northwest MLS
Sold
$5,300,000
4731 12th Ave NE
Seattle, WA 98105
  • 14,251 Sq. Ft.
Listed Courtesy of Northwest MLS
Sold
$5,200,000
5260 University Wy NE
Seattle, WA 98105
  • 0.17 Acres
Listed Courtesy of Northwest MLS
Sold
$5,200,000
5260 University Wy NE
Seattle, WA 98105
  • 0.17 Acres
Listed Courtesy of Northwest MLS
Sold
$4,950,000
5234 University Way NE
Seattle, WA 98105
  • 11,500 Sq. Ft.
Listed Courtesy of Northwest MLS
Sold
$4,850,000
5246 Brooklyn Ave NE
Seattle, WA 98105
  • 0.09 Acres
Listed Courtesy of Northwest MLS
University District

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