Green Lake

If you want to be at the center of it all but still have an easy way to take a breather.

Welcome to Green Lake

If you want to be at the center of it all but still have an easy way to take a breather, the Green Lake Seattle neighborhood just might be for you. Located in the heart of Seattle, this small lake is surrounded by rolling park spaces and tall, old growth trees. The lake itself offers a 2.8 walking path around its perimeter, and Green Lake residents love taking advantage of this year-round to stay fit and active in the midst of a highly urban setting. Green Lake is not just a lake; it’s a popular Seattle neighborhood and an amazing place to call home. With an abundance of stately single family houses as well as some condos, there’s an option for just about every demographic to partake of the vibrant energy of this urban oasis. The area attracts degreed professionals and retirees as well as students and singles looking for a respite from urban life. From posh homes to condos to apartments and rooms for rent, there’s a living option for just about every taste and budget in the Green Lake neighborhood. If the lure of a park-like setting in the midst of an undeniably urban area calls to you, consider making the urban oasis of Green Lake Seattle your home base.

Overview for Green Lake, WA

21,769 people live in Green Lake, where the median age is 35.8 and the average individual income is $65,134.04. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

21,769

Total Population

35.8 years

Median Age

High

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

$65,134.04

Average individual Income

Around Green Lake, WA

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

52
Somewhat Walkable
Walking Score
90
Biker's Paradise
Bike Score
51
Good Transit
Transit Score

Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Doe Bay Wine Phinney Ridge, The Shorehouse Coffee & Shaved Ice, and Setolicious.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Dining 0.96 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 3.31 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 2.22 miles 12 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 4.88 miles 18 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 3.77 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 3.87 miles 8 reviews 5/5 stars

Demographics and Employment Data for Green Lake, WA

Green Lake has 10,522 households, with an average household size of 2. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Green Lake do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 21,769 people call Green Lake home. The population density is 10,082.8 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

21,769

Total Population

High

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

35.8

Median Age

47.01 / 52.99%

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
10,522

Total Households

2

Average Household Size

$65,134.04

Average individual Income

Marital Status

Married
Single
Divorced
Separated

Commute Time

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

Schools in Green Lake, WA

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Primary Schools ()
Middle Schools ()
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Mixed Schools ()
The following schools are within or nearby Green Lake. 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
Bishop Blanchet High School
PRIVATE
9th - 12th
No rating available
Daniel Bagley Elementary School
PUBLIC
K - 5th
4/5
Green Lake Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
4/5
PRIVATE
6th - 8th
No rating available
Middle College High School
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
2/5

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