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Living in First Hill Seattle

First Hill is the 3rd most walkable neighborhood in Seattle with 9,294 residents.

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

Nearby neighborhoods: Yesler Terrace, International District, Downtown, Pioneer Square, Capitol Hill, Central District and South Lake Union.

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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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Ltd. Art Gallery

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Marination Station

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

First Hill is the 3rd most walkable neighborhood in Seattle with a Walk Score of 97.

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

First Hill Neighborhood Ranking

Compare First Hill to other Seattle neighborhoods.




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1 Downtown 99 100 76 5,059
2 Pioneer Square 98 100 80 4,159
3 First Hill 97 99 77 9,294
4 Belltown 97 99 77 14,163
5 International District 97 100 82 3,396

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Eating & Drinking

There are about 535 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in First Hill.

People in First Hill can walk to an average of 35 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in 5 minutes.

Photo of 8 oz. Burger & Co in First Hill, Seattle

8 oz. Burger & Co

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thumbnail for Ltd. Art GalleryJanuary's gallery theme is StarWars. Very appropriately nerdy. Good art too.

Tony T.
on Ltd. Art Gallery

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First Hill has about 5 car shares from 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.

How do you feel walking in First Hill Seattle?



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Trinity Parish Church

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Pedestrian Problem

Photo of The Chapel of St. Ignatius in First Hill, Seattle

The Chapel of St. Ignatius

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1400-1422 Broadway

Photo of Stumptown in First Hill, Seattle


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Cafe Presse

thumbnail for Trinity Parish ChurchRebuilt in 1902 after being consumed in the Great Seattle Fire of 1889, this church still holds its beautiful Gothic architecture and serves as a place to practice religion. #architecture #church #historicplace Photo: Trinity Parish Episcopal Church

Walk Score Team
on Trinity Parish Church

thumbnail for 8 oz. Burger & CoTasty food, great space, nice waitstaff, great happy hour deals, and a discount if you live nearby. Love it!

Jesse Kocher
on 8 oz. Burger & Co

thumbnail for Pike Street Fish FryTaco Tuesday at the fish fry means $2 fish tacos. So good!

Bo Borgerson
on Pike Street Fish Fry

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