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Living in Pioneer Square Seattle

Pioneer Square is the 3rd most walkable neighborhood in Seattle with 1,190 residents.

Pioneer Square has world-class public transportation and is very bikeable.

Nearby neighborhoods: International District, Waterfront, Downtown, Yesler Terrace, First Hill, Denny Triangle and Belltown.

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Walk Score of Pioneer Square, Seattle, WA

Pioneer Square is a Walker’s Paradise

Daily errands do not require a car.

Photo of Nord Alley in Pioneer Square, Seattle

Nord Alley

Photo of Weller Street Bridge in Pioneer Square, Seattle

Weller Street Bridge

Daily errands do not require a car in Pioneer Square Seattle.

Pioneer Square is the 3rd 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.

Pioneer Square Seattle Apartments for Rent

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Rental info for The Nolo in the Pioneer Square area
from $1,440
Studio
Walk Score 95
Rental info for The Wave in the Pioneer Square area
from $962
Studio
Walk Score 98
Rental info for Jax in the Pioneer Square area
from $1,870
Studio
Walk Score 97
Rental info for The Wave in the Pioneer Square area
from $1,385
Studio
Walk Score 95
Rental info for The 101 in the Pioneer Square area
from $1,595
Studio
Walk Score 95
Rental info for Quintessa in the Pioneer Square area
from $892
Studio
Walk Score 98
Rental info for The Boston Hotel - 1 bedroom in the Pioneer Square area
$1,630
Rental info for 2/1 short-term rental ready now in the Pioneer Square area
$3,899

Pioneer Square Neighborhood Ranking

Compare Pioneer Square to other Seattle neighborhoods.

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Population

1 Downtown 98 100 66 7,675
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

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Eating & Drinking

There are about 306 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in Pioneer Square.

People in Pioneer Square can walk to an average of 57 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in 5 minutes.

Photo of Zeitgeist Coffee in Pioneer Square, Seattle

Zeitgeist Coffee

Photo of McCoy's Firehouse Bar & Grill in Pioneer Square, Seattle

McCoy's Firehouse Bar & Grill

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thumbnail for Bill Speidel's Underground TourThis is Seattle's most unusual attraction: a stroll through subterranean passages that were once the main roadways and first-floor storefronts of old downtown Seattle, while guides share stories the pioneers didn't want you to hear.

Christina Olson
on Bill Speidel's Underground Tour

Transit Score of Pioneer Square, Seattle, WA

Pioneer Square is a Rider’s Paradise

World-class public transportation. Find Pioneer Square Seattle apartments for rent near public transit.

Public Transit Routes

Pioneer Square has world-class public transportation and about 44 bus lines passing through it.

Transit Time

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

icon for car shares in Pioneer Square

Pioneer Square has about 2 car shares from RelayRides and Zipcar.

Bike Score of Pioneer Square, Seattle, WA

Pioneer Square is Very Bikeable

Biking is convenient for most trips.

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icon for bike shares in Pioneer Square

Bike sharing is available from Pronto.

Crime in Pioneer Square

= Lowest Crime

Pioneer Square has more personal crime and more property crime per person than the Seattle average.

Pioneer Square Crime Rate

Compared to all Seattle neighborhoods.

How do you feel walking in Pioneer Square Seattle?

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Photo of Pioneer Passage Alley in Pioneer Square, Seattle

Pioneer Passage Alley

Photo of Occidental Park in Pioneer Square, Seattle

Occidental Park

Photo of Pioneer Building in Pioneer Square, Seattle

Pioneer Building

Photo of Chief Seattle in Pioneer Square, Seattle

Chief Seattle

Photo of 589 Occidental South Building in Pioneer Square, Seattle

589 Occidental South Building

Photo of Sake Nomi in Pioneer Square, Seattle

Sake Nomi

thumbnail for Nord AlleyNord Alley has regular First Thursday Art Walk events. Great alley to stroll through anytime to check out rotating art. In July the Tour de France was shown on a big screen. Pic from Tour d'Alley in Nord Alley. #walkaudit

Liz Stenning
on Nord Alley

Photo of CenturyLink Field in Pioneer Square, Seattle

CenturyLink Field

Photo of Cafe Paloma in Pioneer Square, Seattle

Cafe Paloma

Photo of Waterfall Garden in Pioneer Square, Seattle

Waterfall Garden

Photo of The Berliner Doner Kebab in Pioneer Square, Seattle

The Berliner Doner Kebab

thumbnail for McCoy's Firehouse Bar & GrillSuper nice owner and staff. Great fire fighter memorabilia. Ask them to sound the siren.

Josh
on McCoy's Firehouse Bar & Grill

Pioneer Square is Talking About...

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Photo of Caffe Umbria in Pioneer Square, Seattle

Caffe Umbria

Photo of Glasshouse Studio in Pioneer Square, Seattle

Glasshouse Studio

Photo of Il Terrazzo Carmine in Pioneer Square, Seattle

Il Terrazzo Carmine

Photo of Milepost Thirty-One in Pioneer Square, Seattle

Milepost Thirty-One

thumbnail for Adam Tailoring & AlterationsOne of the best alteration shops in the city. Great work and reasonably priced. #walkaudit

Liz Stenning
on Adam Tailoring & Alterations

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