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Living in Central District Seattle

Central District is the 11th most walkable neighborhood in Seattle with 12,874 residents.

Central District has excellent public transportation and is a biker’s paradise.

Nearby neighborhoods: Atlantic, Yesler Terrace, Madrona, Madison Valley, Leschi, First Hill and Capitol Hill.

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Walk Score of Central District, Seattle, WA

Central District is Very Walkable

Most errands can be accomplished on foot.

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Lewis Park

Photo of T. T. Minor Playground in Central District, Seattle

T. T. Minor Playground

Most errands can be accomplished on foot in Central District Seattle.

Central District is the 11th most walkable neighborhood in Seattle with a Walk Score of 88.

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

Central District Seattle Apartments for Rent

Central District Neighborhood Ranking

Compare Central District to other Seattle neighborhoods.

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Population

9 Capitol Hill 91 80 85 29,310
10 University District 91 77 85 26,712
11 Central District 88 72 90 12,874
12 Ballard 87 53 90 17,010
13 Greenwood 85 54 79 16,190

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Eating & Drinking

There are about 313 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in Central District.

People in Central District can walk to an average of 9 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in 5 minutes.

Photo of Skillet Diner in Central District, Seattle

Skillet Diner

Photo of Cherry Street Coffee House in Central District, Seattle

Cherry Street Coffee House

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thumbnail for Fire HydrantSome fire hydrants are red. Others are yellow. This fire hydrant is... something else.

Tony T.
on Fire Hydrant

Transit Score of Central District, Seattle, WA

Central District has Excellent Transit

Transit is convenient for most trips. Find Central District Seattle apartments for rent near public transit.

Public Transit Routes

Central District has excellent public transportation and about 3 bus lines passing through it.

Transit Time

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

Bike Score of Central District, Seattle, WA

Central District is a Biker’s Paradise

Daily errands can be accomplished on a bike.

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Photo of McGilvra Place Park in Central District, Seattle

McGilvra Place Park

Photo of Banner Bank in Central District, Seattle

Banner Bank

Photo of Von Trapps in Central District, Seattle

Von Trapps

Photo of Spring Street Park in Central District, Seattle

Spring Street Park

Photo of Green Plate Special in Central District, Seattle

Green Plate Special

Photo of Chieftain Irish Pub & Restaurant in Central District, Seattle

Chieftain Irish Pub & Restaurant

thumbnail for Banner BankBanner Bank is located at street level of the Citizen apartments. Parking is impossible here, but you can park in the parking garage of the Citizen apartment building which the bank is part of.

Shari G
on Banner Bank

Photo of Cortona Cafe - Central District Coffee, Beer, Wine, & Food in Central District, Seattle

Cortona Cafe - Central District Coffee, Beer, Wine, & Food

Photo of Cortona Cafe - Central District Coffee, Beer, Wine, & Food in Central District, Seattle

Cortona Cafe - Central District Coffee, Beer, Wine, & Food

Photo of Cortona Cafe - Central District Coffee, Beer, Wine, & Food in Central District, Seattle

Cortona Cafe - Central District Coffee, Beer, Wine, & Food

Photo of Restaurant Zoe in Central District, Seattle

Restaurant Zoe

thumbnail for Skillet DinerAnother food truck turned brick and mortar restaurant. Come prepared to wait.

Josh
on Skillet Diner

thumbnail for Von TrappsOpening soon with 5 indoor bocce courts. Awesome!

Matt L
on Von Trapps

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