Ranked by the US Census as 2 of the top 30 most diverse zip codes, 98178 & 98118 are both located in the area of South Seattle. With this unprecedented amount of diversity you are sure to enjoy the amazing experiences to be had living amongst such a rich enclave of residents.
From food to entertainment; community groups to local services; South Seattle is a great place to work and play. Located just minutes from Lake Washington, this community has eclectic neighborhoods you won’t find anywhere else in the region.
The median price for this area as of 2016 was reported at $605,000; as with any market pricing will primarily be based on the specific wants and needs you have as the home buyer. Check out our saved searches below for this community.
Columbia City, a neighborhood located in the South End, is home to enjoyable eateries, shops, family owned fitness centers and a local movie theater. These are a few of the attributes one would find in this unique district.
With the Rainier and Rainier Beach Community Centers, one would not have to go far to find great gathering spots to come together with your neighbors. In addition, the area has seen massive growth in mixed housing, attractive to all income levels. You can’t go wrong settling in this gem of a locale.
The greater Seattle area is home to many employers with great proximity to this community. Many multi-national corporations call Seattle home and provide great employment opportunities. From Starbucks to Amazon; The Boeing Company to Nintendo; the list goes on with the amazing employment opportunities available with just a light rail and/or bus ride to connect you to many of their corporate offices.
Parks and Recreation
Home to one of the largest parks in Seattle, Seward Park sits on the banks of Lake Washington in South Seattle. Totaling 300 acres, Seward Park serves as a reprieve from the city life with towering: Douglas Firs, Western Hemlock, Pacific Madrona and Alaskan Cedar trees. It serves as the only forest left within the city limits.
Lake Washington is the go to body of water in the region for the thriving boating population in Seattle. With jet skiing; sightings of the University of Washington rowing team; and bikers along the Seward Park trails, the South End provides ample recreation for you to enjoy.