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Seattle rent comparison: What $1460 rents you right now

A Capitol Hill studio or a Lake City one-bedroom?

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: Zumper’s estimate for Seattle median studio rent, $1,460.

Via Craigslist

In Capitol Hill, this top-floor studio with a den—which you are totally welcome to sleep in, of course—in a vintage building rents for $1,500. The extra room has French doors and deep built-in shelves, and the full kitchen has checkerboard tile.

Via Craigslist

On the south edge of Squire Park—just over I-90 from north Beacon Hill—this 520-square-foot studio has a huge kitchen for a studio, a full-size washer and dryer in unit, and access to a shared rooftop deck. It rents for $1,495 a month, including free internet and cable TV.

Via 100 on 6th Apartments

On the border of Downtown and the International District, this apartment fits a full bedroom inside even though it’s just 430 square feet. It’s in a vintage building, but looks a little newer on the inside, and has hardwood floors and a pretty big kitchen for a place that small. It rents for $1,455 a month.

Via Hamilton Apartments

On the northwest edge of the Central District, this 408-square-foot studio in a brand-new building has hardwood floors and a sleeping alcove, plus a private balcony—and the building shares a rooftop deck. It rents for $1,485.

Via Craigslist

This studio in a 1920 building toward the north side of Fremont is 475 square feet, with hardwood floors, coved ceilings, and plenty of kitchen cabinet space. The walk-in closet is large enough to fit a bed—and even has its own little window. It’ll run you $1,495 a month.

Via ClockTower Apartments

In Lake City, this 700-square-foot one-bedroom with a balcony and a fireplace rents for $1,500. It doesn’t just have more space; the building has a gym and a large, shared pool.


Which $1460 apartment would you rent?

This poll is closed

  • 23%
    Capitol Hill
    (46 votes)
  • 5%
    Squire Park
    (11 votes)
  • 14%
    (28 votes)
  • 25%
    Central District
    (51 votes)
  • 14%
    (29 votes)
  • 17%
    Lake City
    (34 votes)
199 votes total Vote Now