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Living in Ballard Seattle

Ballard is the 13th most walkable neighborhood in Seattle with 17,010 residents.

Ballard has good public transportation and is a biker’s paradise.

Nearby neighborhoods: Whittier Heights, Loyal Heights, North Queen Anne, Phinney Ridge, Sunset Hill, Interbay and Fremont.

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90 Walk Score of Ballard, Seattle, WA

Ballard is a Walker’s Paradise

Daily errands do not require a car.

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Photo of Ballard Sunday Farmers Market in Ballard, Seattle

Ballard Sunday Farmers Market

Photo of Sonic Boom Records in Ballard, Seattle

Sonic Boom Records

Daily errands do not require a car in Ballard Seattle.

Ballard is the 13th most walkable neighborhood in Seattle with a Walk Score of 90.

Find apartments in Seattle's most walkable neighborhoods: Downtown, International District and Belltown.

Ballard Seattle Apartments for Rent

Ballard Neighborhood Ranking

Compare Ballard to other Seattle neighborhoods.

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Population

11 Central District 90 69 89 12,874
12 Fremont 90 61 80 11,994
13 Ballard 90 52 91 17,010
14 Atlantic 86 69 83 6,449
15 Greenwood 85 54 81 16,190

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Eating & Drinking

There are about 220 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in Ballard.

People in Ballard can walk to an average of 10 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in 5 minutes.

Photo of Dutch Bike Co Seattle in Ballard, Seattle

Dutch Bike Co Seattle

Photo of Percy's & Co. in Ballard, Seattle

Percy's & Co.

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thumbnail for Ballard Sunday Farmers MarketMy favorite farmers market surrounded by the great old #architecture in Ballard.

Matt L
on Ballard Sunday Farmers Market

91 Bike Score of Ballard, Seattle, WA

Ballard is a Biker’s Paradise

Daily errands can be accomplished on a bike.

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Photo of Ballard Commons Park in Ballard, Seattle

Ballard Commons Park

Photo of Bergen Place Poles in Ballard, Seattle

Bergen Place Poles

Photo of Urban Family Public House in Ballard, Seattle

Urban Family Public House

Photo of The Noble Fir in Ballard, Seattle

The Noble Fir

Photo of Hilliard's Beer in Ballard, Seattle

Hilliard's Beer

Photo of Ballard Commons Park in Ballard, Seattle

Ballard Commons Park

thumbnail for Sonic Boom RecordsSonic Boom Records and CDs has been in this Ballard neighborhood for years. A large selection of music genres to choose from.

Shari G
on Sonic Boom Records

Photo of Miro Tea in Ballard, Seattle

Miro Tea

Photo of The Hi-Life in Ballard, Seattle

The Hi-Life

Photo of The Re Store in Ballard, Seattle

The Re Store

Photo of 14th Ave Boat Launch Ballard Seattle in Ballard, Seattle

14th Ave Boat Launch Ballard Seattle

thumbnail for Dutch Bike Co SeattleThis is a great example of redeveloping an awesome old building.

Matt L
on Dutch Bike Co Seattle

Photo of Maritime Pacific Brewing Company in Ballard, Seattle

Maritime Pacific Brewing Company

Photo of Cycle Saloon in Ballard, Seattle

Cycle Saloon

Photo of Old Market Street in Ballard, Seattle

Old Market Street

thumbnail for Urban Family Public HouseGreat beer selection and they have a new deck in the back for outdoor seating. They will be brewing their own beers soon.

Paul Gibson
on Urban Family Public House

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