Apartment List’s guide for

Moving to Seattle

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Welcome to the

Emerald City

Home to the original Starbucks, the Space Needle, and Pike Place Market, Seattle is a vibrant metropolis with a little something for everyone. Whether you’re looking for delicious seafood, craft beer or an exceptional cup of joe, Seattle delivers when it comes to quenching your thirst and satiating your culinary desires. Those specialty cups of coffee pair well with the Seattle weather, as there are approximately 150 days of rain a year. As a local, it makes sense to invest in a raincoat, as well as some sturdy walking shoes to explore this highly walkable city. Seattle has a thriving art and cultural scene, ranging from the Chihuly Garden and Glass museum to the Fremont Solstice Parade. If you’re the outdoorsy type, Seattle is an ideal place for you. The Emerald City earned its nickname due to the abundance of greenery in and around the city year round, and locals can enjoy everything from scenic hikes around Mount Rainier to paddle boarding on Lake Union.

703,447  
Seattle Population
$1,668
Median 2BR Rent
52%
Household Rental Rate

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