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Seattle rent comparison: What $1920 rents you right now

A two-bedroom in in Ballard, a one-bedroom in Fremont

Welcome to Curbed Comparisons, where we explore what you can rent for a certain dollar amount in the Seattle area. We've found six listings within $100 of today's price: One of the higher estimates for median one-bedroom rent in Seattle, $1,920.

Between First Hill and Squire Park, this pet-friendly, one-bedroom apartment features Mount Baker views, hardwood floors, and a Murphy bed in case you need that bedroom to become an office. Its 520 square feet rent for $1,900.

Via St. James Tower

This 550-square-foot, one-bedroom apartment in Fremont features a balcony overlooking the Ship Canal, plus a huge, shared rooftop deck for even more water views and sunshine. It’s pet-friendly, has an in-unit washer and dryer, and rents for $1,895.

Via Craigslist

In Mt. Baker, this two-bedroom triplex unit sits on the ground floor of what used to be a Victorian home, although you can see only hints of the era on the inside due to a recent remodel. $1,950 a month comes with 950 square feet, parking, a gardening area, and a washer and dryer.

Via Craigslist

Craving a yard? This one-bedroom in Broadview—what appears to be half a duplex or a third of a triplex in a basement rambler—has a small corner yard, a detached garage, and even a fireplace, plus in-unit laundry. It’s pretty big for a one-bedroom at 1,200 square feet, and rents for $1,950 a month.

Via Craigslist

In Ballard, this top-floor unit atop a converted house has two bedrooms, brightly-colored walls, and hardwood floors—plus a clawfoot tub in the bathroom. The 1000-square-foot apartment is on a quieter block full of single-family homes, but still pretty close to Ballard’s main drag. No pets allowed, though. It rents for $1,945 a month.

Via Craigslist

In Madrona, this 700-square-foot one-bedroom in a short, brick, Tudor-inspired building rents for $1,895 a month. It has an additional office—bonus rooms make great dens or guestrooms—and a deck with easterly views of the Cascades and Lake Washington. It’s full of cute details like dark hardwoods and French doors.


Which $1920 apartment would you rent?

This poll is closed

  • 7%
    First Hill/Squire Park
    (11 votes)
  • 25%
    (38 votes)
  • 8%
    Mt. Baker
    (13 votes)
  • 9%
    (15 votes)
  • 21%
    (33 votes)
  • 27%
    (42 votes)
152 votes total Vote Now