Ballard

Ballard

Prepare to be enchanted by the vibrant energy that permeates this delightful district.

Welcome to Ballard

Welcome to Ballard, Seattle's hip waterfront neighborhood! Prepare to be enchanted by the vibrant energy that permeates this delightful district. Discover an array of trendy restaurants, indie shops, and lively bars lining bustling Ballard Avenue. Indulge in a culinary journey, from mouthwatering local flavors to craft brews that will tantalize your taste buds. As you mingle with the friendly locals, you'll experience the warm and inviting atmosphere that makes Ballard truly special. But that's just the beginning!
 
No visit to Ballard would be complete without experiencing the iconic Ballard Locks, a mesmerizing spectacle where ships gracefully traverse through a picturesque canal. Here, you can witness the incredible journey of salmon, a natural phenomenon that showcases the resilience and beauty of nature. As you explore the locks, make sure to find a serene spot for a picnic and immerse yourself in the tranquility of this unique setting. And when it's time to soak up some sunshine, head to Golden Gardens Park, where a sandy beach awaits. Bask in the warmth, engage in a game of beach volleyball, and take in the breathtaking views of majestic mountains that provide a stunning backdrop to this coastal oasis.
 
Delve into Ballard's rich Scandinavian heritage at the renowned Nordic Heritage Museum. Immerse yourself in the captivating exhibits that tell the story of the neighborhood's roots, highlighting the traditions, culture, and history of the Scandinavian community that has left an indelible mark on Ballard. It's an enlightening experience that adds a deeper understanding and appreciation for the vibrant tapestry of this neighborhood. And when it comes to retail therapy, Ballard Avenue is the place to be. Every Sunday, year-round,  this lively street comes alive with a bustling farmers market, offering an abundance of fresh local produce, handmade crafts, and a vibrant atmosphere that will leave you captivated.
 
In Ballard, the fun doesn't stop at exploration and cultural immersion. Treat yourself to a delightful scoop of artisanal ice cream, savor the aromatic blends of tea and coffee, or simply find a cozy spot to people-watch and soak up the friendly and welcoming ambiance that permeates every corner of this neighborhood. Ballard is a true gem nestled in the heart of Seattle, beckoning visitors with its vibrant energy, captivating history, and warm embrace that will make your time here truly memorable.

Here are some of TeamUp Seattle's Ballard favorite spots:
 
  1. The Dog Yard Bar
  2. Ballard Farmer's Market
  3. Bar Sabine
  4. Golden Gardens
  5. Ballard Consignment

Overview for Ballard, WA

28,025 people live in Ballard, where the median age is 34.4 and the average individual income is $73,797. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

28,025

Total Population

34.4 years

Median Age

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

$73,797

Average individual Income

Around Ballard, WA

There's plenty to do around Ballard, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

96
Walker's Paradise
Walking Score
98
Biker's Paradise
Bike Score
53
Good Transit
Transit Score

Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Molly's Bottle Shop, Slice Box Pizza, and Fit321Go by Tommy Jones.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Dining 1.06 miles 11 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 2.17 miles 9 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 4.2 miles 8 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 3.09 miles 7 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 1.6 miles 7 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 1.48 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars

Demographics and Employment Data for Ballard, WA

Ballard has 14,846 households, with an average household size of 1.88. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Ballard do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 28,025 people call Ballard home. The population density is 11,325.25 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

28,025

Total Population

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

34.4

Median Age

48.85 / 51.15%

Men vs Women

Population by Age Group

0-9:

0-9 Years

10-17:

10-17 Years

18-24:

18-24 Years

25-64:

25-64 Years

65-74:

65-74 Years

75+:

75+ Years

Education Level

  • Less Than 9th Grade
  • High School Degree
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree
  • Graduate Degree
14,846

Total Households

1.88

Average Household Size

$73,797

Average individual Income

Households with Children

With Children:

Without Children:

Marital Status

Married
Single
Divorced
Separated

Blue vs White Collar Workers

Blue Collar:

White Collar:

Commute Time

0 to 14 Minutes
15 to 29 Minutes
30 to 59 Minutes
60+ Minutes

Schools in Ballard, WA

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Primary Schools ()
Middle Schools ()
High Schools ()
Mixed Schools ()
The following schools are within or nearby Ballard. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
Type
Name
Category
Grades
School rating
West Woodland Elementary School
PUBLIC
K - 5th
5/5
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
Pacific Crest School
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
PRIVATE
PreK - 3rd
No rating available
Adams Elementary School
PUBLIC
K - 5th
4/5

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TeamUp Seattle has been successfully creating outstanding real estate experiences for our buyers and sellers in the Seattle area for 30 years. Our business is completely built around three guiding principles that motivate and drive us each and every day with each and every client. Connect, Collaborate, and Close. Contact us today to find out how we can be of assistance to you!