Capitol Hill

Capitol Hill

This area has it all! As you stroll through the streets, you'll be greeted by a colorful tapestry of experiences.

Welcome to Capitol Hill

Welcome to Capitol Hill, Seattle's vibrant and diverse neighborhood that's bursting with energy and excitement! Picture this: a lively blend of hip bars, trendy eateries, and fabulous gay clubs coexisting with cozy coffee shops and quirky indie stores. This area has it all! As you stroll through the streets, you'll be greeted by a colorful tapestry of experiences, where everyone is welcome to join the fun.
 
Capitol Hill is not just a neighborhood; it's a thriving community that welcomes artists, musicians, and all those seeking a unique and unforgettable experience right in the heart of Seattle. It's one of the largest and most densely populated residential areas in the city, pulsating with eccentric energy and a captivating counterculture. The neighborhood boasts a historic LGBTQ+ community that has shaped its identity, making it a beacon of inclusivity and acceptance. When the sun sets, Capitol Hill truly comes alive with its vibrant nightlife. From its historic mansions and panoramic city views at Volunteer Park to the art deco charm of the Asian Art Museum, Capitol Hill invites you to immerse yourself in its rich history and culture. Get ready to embrace the extraordinary on Capitol Hill, where adventure awaits at every turn!
 
Don't miss TeamUp Seattle's favorite Capitol Hill spots:
  • Porchlight Coffee and Records - home to Christopher's favorite quad-shot vanilla latte and our favorite barista, Jesse!
  • Retrofit Home - a mini-department store with a sophisticated, fun, and edgy aesthetic
  • Momiji - the best sushi in a beautiful environment and a fantastic lychee martini (Melissa’s fave!)
  • Elliott Bay Book Company - an independently owned and operated bookstore serving Seattle since 1973
  • Volunteer Park - designed by the famous Olmstead Brothers, this exquisite park allows for walks and recreation and is host to the Volunteer Park Conservatory and Asian Art Museum
 

Overview for Capitol Hill, WA

25,887 people live in Capitol Hill, where the median age is 33.3 and the average individual income is $81,654. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

25,887

Total Population

33.3 years

Median Age

High

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

$81,654

Average individual Income

Around Capitol Hill, WA

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

83
Very Walkable
Walking Score
71
Very Bikeable
Bike Score
53
Good Transit
Transit Score

Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Cheeky and Dry, Bells Pastries, and SUM by Sum Style.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Dining 2.98 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining · $$ 1.21 miles 31 reviews 5/5 stars
Shopping 1.57 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Shopping 1.64 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 2.92 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 1.74 miles 8 reviews 5/5 stars

Demographics and Employment Data for Capitol Hill, WA

Capitol Hill has 16,219 households, with an average household size of 1.59. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Capitol Hill do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 25,887 people call Capitol Hill home. The population density is 16,644.06 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

25,887

Total Population

High

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

33.3

Median Age

54.23 / 45.77%

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
16,219

Total Households

1.59

Average Household Size

$81,654

Average individual Income

Households with Children

With Children:

Without Children:

Marital Status

Married
Single
Divorced
Separated

Blue vs White Collar Workers

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White Collar:

Commute Time

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

Schools in Capitol Hill, WA

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The following schools are within or nearby Capitol Hill. 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
Lowell Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
2/5
PUBLIC
PreK - 8th
4/5
PRIVATE
PreK - 5th
No rating available
Bright Water Waldorf School
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available

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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!