BALLARD

Ballard is a vibrant and eclectic neighborhood in the northwestern part of Seattle.

Welcome to Ballard

Ballard is a vibrant and eclectic neighborhood in the northwestern part of Seattle. It is known for its historic Scandinavian roots and is now a trendy and lively area with a thriving restaurant and bar scene.
 
Some notable shops and restaurants in Ballard include the Ballard Farmers Market, Walrus and the Carpenter, Bastille Cafe & Bar, and Mighty-O Donuts. Ballard also boasts several popular parks, including the Ballard Locks, Golden Gardens Park, and the Burke-Gilman Trail. The annual Ballard SeafoodFest, held in July, is a popular community event featuring live music, food vendors, and arts and crafts. For those interested in buying real estate in Ballard, there are a variety of options, from historic craftsman-style homes to modern condos and townhomes.
 
The area is particularly popular among young professionals and families looking for a walkable and bike-friendly community with easy access to Seattle's downtown area.

Overview for BALLARD, WA

36,365 people live in BALLARD, where the median age is 39.9 and the average individual income is $74,563. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

36,365

Total Population

39.9 years

Median Age

High

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

$74,563

Average individual Income

Around BALLARD, WA

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

81
Very Walkable
Walking Score
79
Very Bikeable
Bike Score
50
Good Transit
Transit Score

Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Backyard Bakery, The Shorehouse Coffee & Shaved Ice, and Seattle Records.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Dining 3.73 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 1.35 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Shopping 3.59 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 3.95 miles 39 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 2.36 miles 7 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 3.93 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars

Demographics and Employment Data for BALLARD, WA

BALLARD has 14,802 households, with an average household size of 2.44. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in BALLARD do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 36,365 people call BALLARD home. The population density is 9,389.56 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

36,365

Total Population

High

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

39.9

Median Age

50.41 / 49.59%

Men vs Women

Population by Age Group

0-9:

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
14,802

Total Households

2.44

Average Household Size

$74,563

Average individual Income

Households with Children

With Children:

Without Children:

Marital Status

Married
Single
Divorced
Separated

Blue vs White Collar Workers

Blue Collar:

White Collar:

Commute Time

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

Schools in BALLARD, WA

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The following schools are within or nearby BALLARD. 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
Greenwood Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
5/5
North Beach Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
4/5
Whittier Elementary School
PUBLIC
K - 5th
4/5
Salmon Bay K-8 School
PUBLIC
K - 8th
4/5
Ballard High School
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
4/5
Loyal Heights Elementary School
PUBLIC
K - 5th
5/5
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
Whitman Middle School
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
5/5

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