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Living in First Hill Seattle

First Hill is the 4th most walkable neighborhood in Seattle with 11,336 residents.

First Hill has world-class public transportation and is very bikeable.

Nearby neighborhoods: Yesler Terrace, Downtown, International District, Minor, Pioneer Square, Cascade and Denny Triangle.

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Walk Score of First Hill, Seattle, WA

First Hill is a Walker’s Paradise

Daily errands do not require a car.

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Seattle University

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Stumptown Coffee Roasters

Daily errands do not require a car in First Hill Seattle.

First Hill is the 4th most walkable neighborhood in Seattle with a Walk Score of 97.

Find apartments in Seattle's most walkable neighborhoods: Downtown, Denny Triangle and Pioneer Square.

First Hill Seattle Apartments for Rent

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Rental info for Rianna in the First Hill area
from $1,425
Studio
Walk Score 98
Rental info for Seventh and James in the First Hill area
from $1,401
Studio
Walk Score 95
Rental info for The Oxford Crest in the First Hill area
from $925
Studio
Walk Score 98
Rental info for EVOLVE Apartment Homes in the First Hill area
from $1,531
Studio
Walk Score 100
Rental info for One Thousand 8th Avenue Apartments in the First Hill area
from $1,199
Rental info for Monticello in the First Hill area
from $899
Studio
Walk Score 92
Rental info for Landes in the First Hill area
from $1,422
1 bed
Walk Score 95
Rental info for Vantage Park in the First Hill area
from $1,250
1 bed
Walk Score 97

First Hill Neighborhood Ranking

Compare First Hill to other Seattle neighborhoods.

Rank

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Name

Walk Score

Transit Score

Bike Score

Population

2 Denny Triangle 98 100 86 3,402
3 Pioneer Square 97 100 76 1,190
4 First Hill 97 97 76 11,336
5 South Lake Union 97 98 86 1,388
6 International District 96 100 69 3,230

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Eating & Drinking

There are about 492 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in First Hill.

People in First Hill can walk to an average of 23 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in 5 minutes.

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Stumptown Coffee Roasters

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Osteria La Spiga

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Transit Score of First Hill, Seattle, WA

First Hill is a Rider’s Paradise

World-class public transportation. Find First Hill Seattle apartments for rent near public transit.

Public Transit Routes

First Hill has world-class public transportation and about 18 bus lines passing through it.

Transit Time

The map above shows how far you can travel in 30 minutes from First Hill on public transit.

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First Hill has about 6 car shares from RelayRides and Zipcar.

Bike Score of First Hill, Seattle, WA

First Hill is Very Bikeable

Biking is convenient for most trips.

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Crime in First Hill

= Lowest Crime

First Hill has more personal crime and less property crime per person than the Seattle average.

First Hill Crime Rate

Compared to all Seattle neighborhoods.

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Trinity Parish Church

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Seattle University

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The Chapel of St. Ignatius

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1400-1422 Broadway

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Cafe Presse

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Sorrento Hotel

First Hill is Talking About...

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