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Living in Capitol Hill Seattle

Capitol Hill is the 9th most walkable neighborhood in Seattle with 29,310 residents.

Capitol Hill has excellent public transportation and is somewhat bikeable.

Nearby neighborhoods: Montlake, First Hill, Madison Valley, Central District, South Lake Union, Eastlake and Portage Bay.

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Walk Score of Capitol Hill, Seattle, WA

Capitol Hill is a Walker’s Paradise

Daily errands do not require a car.

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Cal Anderson Park

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Capitol Hill

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

Capitol Hill is the 9th most walkable neighborhood in Seattle with a Walk Score of 91.

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

Capitol Hill Seattle Apartments for Rent

Capitol Hill Neighborhood Ranking

Compare Capitol Hill to other Seattle neighborhoods.

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Population

7 South Lake Union 91 86 72 4,054
8 Lower Queen Anne 91 70 56 10,241
9 Capitol Hill 91 72 69 29,310
10 University District 91 71 85 26,712
11 Central District 89 67 80 12,874

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Eating & Drinking

There are about 461 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in Capitol Hill.

People in Capitol Hill can walk to an average of 20 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in 5 minutes.

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Linda's Tavern

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Pine Box

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thumbnail for Cal Anderson ParkThe fountain has water flowing from mountain to river to lake

Jesse Kocher
on Cal Anderson Park

Transit Score of Capitol Hill, Seattle, WA

Capitol Hill has Excellent Transit

Transit is convenient for most trips. Find Capitol Hill Seattle apartments for rent near public transit.

Public Transit Routes

Capitol Hill has excellent public transportation and about 15 bus lines passing through it.

Transit Time

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

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Capitol Hill has about 19 car shares from Zipcar.

Neighborhood Guides

Thinking of renting an apartment or buying in Capitol Hill Seattle? Ask our neighborhood guides a question.

Lilly Milic

Over 18 years experience in Residential Real Estate Sales & Listings. Capitol Hill resident since 1985.

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Cal Anderson Park

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Lost Lake Cafe & Lounge

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The Elliott Bay Book Company

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Cal Anderson Park Fountain

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Pacific Supply

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Pacific Supply

Bike Score of Capitol Hill, Seattle, WA

Capitol Hill is Bikeable

Some bike infrastructure.

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Bike sharing is available from Pronto.

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Landmark Egyptian

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Cal Anderson Park

Photo of Cal Anderson Park in Capitol Hill, Seattle

Cal Anderson Park

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Cap Hill Mural

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Volunteer Park

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Jimi Hendrix Statue

thumbnail for Capitol HillAs Seattle's sky turns purple, most of the Walk Score team rushes to the window with their cameras, to take a shot of our glorious office view. This one is mine.

Tony T.
on Capitol Hill

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Eat Local

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Architecture Of endlessness

Photo of Architecture Of endlessness in Capitol Hill, Seattle

Architecture Of endlessness

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Courtyard Behind Shops

thumbnail for Landmark EgyptianThe Egyptian Theatre is the place to get away from mainstream 3D movies, and to enjoy independent and foreign films instead. My inner hipster approves.

Tony T.
on Landmark Egyptian

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Ferrari and Maserati of Seattle

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Cal Anderson Park

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Fez On Wheels

thumbnail for Cal Anderson ParkVery foggy in Seattle tonight, but there's a group of guys playing soccer on the Cal Anderson field anyway. Or it might be zombies. If I've learned anything from the movies, it's that there is a very good chance that the shadowy figures in this much fog are zombies.

Tony T.
on Cal Anderson Park

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