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Seattle rent comparison: What $1,950 rents you right now

A West Seattle duplex, a Belltown one-bedroom

Welcome to Curbed Comparisons, where we explore what you can rent for a certain dollar amount in the Seattle area. We found six listings within $100 of today’s price: $1,950.


This one-bedroom apartment in Wallingford a block from Gasworks Park, renting for $1,927, has in-unit laundry, hardwood (or hardwood-like) floors, and at least one huge closet. The bedroom in this 583-square-foot space is a full bedroom—none of that “open one-bedroom” stuff common in new residential—and pets are allowed.

Via Craigslist

Not too far away in Fremont, nestled in the northern commercial center off 43rd and Fremont, this midcentury two-bedroom apartment rents for $1,975. Features include a huge balcony, a storage unit, and a parking space.

Via Craigslist

Head to West Seattle near the Morgan Junction for a two-bedroom, 1050-square-foot home in a converted craftsman duplex, which includes a shared backyard with a patio and a shared two-car garage. Cute vintage features, like built-ins, French doors, and a brick fireplace, are preserved. Pets are negotiable. Rent here is $1,995.

Via Arthouse

In Belltown, two blocks away from Pier 66, this 627-square-foot one-bedroom has a small terrace and private laundry. Shared building features include a gym, a rooftop deck, and, of course, a dog run—so most pets are okay, with breed restrictions. Rent is $1,975.

Via Craigslist

This Roosevelt apartment two blocks north of the high school has two bedrooms, two bathrooms, a brick fireplace, a small balcony, vaulted ceilings, and 1,139 square feet of space for $1,999 a month. Off-street parking is just $35-50 extra, and pets are allowed.

Via Craigslist

In Lower Queen Anne, $1,995 rents you a two-bedroom apartment in a converted house with vaulted ceilings, a fireplace, and a large balcony with city views. Out back, a shared backyard has a patio for outdoor gatherings. Cats and small dogs are okay for an extra charge—either deposit or rent.


Which $1,950 apartment would you rent?

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  • 14%
    (25 votes)
  • 8%
    (15 votes)
  • 23%
    West Seattle
    (41 votes)
  • 8%
    (15 votes)
  • 7%
    (14 votes)
  • 38%
    Lower Queen Anne
    (68 votes)
178 votes total Vote Now