CAPITOL HILL

Capitol Hill is a vibrant and diverse neighborhood located just east of downtown Seattle.

Welcome to Capitol Hill

Capitol Hill is a vibrant and diverse neighborhood located just east of downtown Seattle. It is known for its unique character, thriving nightlife, and trendy dining scene. The area is also home to several parks and attractions, making it an ideal location for those who enjoy outdoor activities.
 
Shop and Restaurants: Capitol Hill is home to a wide variety of shops and restaurants that cater to a range of tastes and interests. The neighborhood is particularly known for its eclectic mix of independent boutiques, vintage shops, and record stores. There are also plenty of popular dining spots in Capitol Hill, including James Beard award-winning restaurants like Canlis and Terra Plata, as well as trendy cafes like Victrola Coffee and Café Presse.
 
Popular events: Capitol Hill hosts several annual events that draw visitors from around the city, including the Capitol Hill Block Party, a three-day music festival that features a diverse lineup of local and national acts. Other popular events include the Capitol Hill Art Walk, a monthly art event that showcases the work of local artists, and the Seattle Lesbian and Gay Film Festival, which features a wide range of LGBTQ+ films.
 
Parks: Capitol Hill is home to several parks and green spaces, including Volunteer Park, which offers a botanical conservatory, a historic water tower, and a stunning view of downtown Seattle. Other notable parks in the area include Cal Anderson Park, which features a large fountain, a playground, and a skate park, and Interlaken Park, which offers hiking trails and stunning views of Lake Washington and the Cascade Mountains.
 
Overall, Capitol Hill is a vibrant and dynamic neighborhood with a rich cultural scene, lively nightlife, and plenty of outdoor activities. Its central location and easy access to public transportation make it a popular choice for those looking to buy real estate in Seattle.

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 Doe Bay Wine Phinney Ridge, The Shorehouse Coffee & Shaved Ice, and Setolicious.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Dining 3.38 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 4.71 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 4.75 miles 12 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 2.04 miles 18 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining · $ 3.57 miles 9 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 1.43 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

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10-17 Years

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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

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Single
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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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