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Living in Pioneer Square Seattle

Pioneer Square is the 2nd most walkable neighborhood in Seattle with 4,159 residents.

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

Nearby neighborhoods: Downtown, International District, Yesler Terrace, First Hill, Belltown, Industrial District and South Lake Union.

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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 Metropole Mural in Pioneer Square, Seattle

Metropole Mural

Photo of CenturyLink Field in Pioneer Square, Seattle

CenturyLink Field

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

Pioneer Square is the 2nd most walkable neighborhood in Seattle with a Walk Score of 98.

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

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Pioneer Square Neighborhood Ranking

Compare Pioneer Square to other Seattle neighborhoods.




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1 Downtown 99 100 67 5,059
2 Pioneer Square 98 100 62 4,159
3 First Hill 97 98 74 9,294
4 Belltown 97 98 77 14,163

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Eating & Drinking

There are about 397 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in Pioneer Square.

People in Pioneer Square can walk to an average of 90 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 King Street StationBuilt from 1904-1906, this station was once Seattle’s primary transportation terminal. Check out the station’s old and grandiose features and book a trip on a train. #historicplace #architecture #trainstation Photo: Curtis Cronn

Walk Score Team
on King Street Station

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Pioneer Square has about 3 car shares from RelayRides and Zipcar.

Bike Score of Pioneer Square, Seattle, WA

Pioneer Square is Bikeable

Some bike infrastructure.


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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?



Photo of Seattle Fallen Firefighters Memorial in Pioneer Square, Seattle

Seattle Fallen Firefighters Memorial

Photo of Nord Alley in Pioneer Square, Seattle

Nord Alley

Photo of Weller Street Bridge in Pioneer Square, Seattle

Weller Street Bridge

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

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

Photo of Chief Seattle in Pioneer Square, Seattle

Chief Seattle

Photo of Courtyard Seattle Downtown/Pioneer Square in Pioneer Square, Seattle

Courtyard Seattle Downtown/Pioneer Square

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 King Street StationTracks behind King Street Station. Serves Amtrak and Sounder commuter rail lines. On National Register of Historic Places.

on King Street Station

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

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

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