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Best Places To Live Near Ballard, Seattle, WA

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  • Ballard, Seattle, WA
  • Your matching location
  • Population: 16,713
  • Had a great time living here. Was easy to walk to the library, movie theater, grocery store, and restaurants nearby. Was surprised by all the homeless people at the park, but they caused no problems for…[read more]
Nearby Areas With A High Livability Score86
  • Hawthorne Hills, Seattle, WA
  • Neighborhood: 4.9mi / 7.9km away
  • Population: 1,721
86
  • Medina, WA
  • City: 7.2mi / 11.6km away
  • Population: 3,169
86
  • Sammamish, WA
  • City: 16.1mi / 25.9km away
  • Population: 62,136
  • I have lived in and around Sammamish, Washington and visited the area numerous times in the past. Sammamish is truly one of the best hidden gems in the entire country, as it features absolutely stunning…[read more]
85
  • Mill Creek, WA
  • City: 15.9mi / 25.5km away
  • Population: 19,372
  • Nestled between the Cascade Mountains and Puget Sound, Mill Creek, Washington is a picturesque suburb of Seattle. I love living in Mill Creek, Washington because of the proximity it has to the bustling…[read more]
85
  • Yarrow Point, WA
  • City: 7.5mi / 12.1km away
  • Population: 1,149
85
  • Brier, WA
  • City: 10.0mi / 16.2km away
  • Population: 6,530
85
  • Mercer Island, WA
  • City: 10.0mi / 16.0km away
  • Population: 24,467
  • It's a small city of about 25,000 people that covers the entire island, hence the name. Living on Mercer Island as a teenager, I knew it was the posh part of town, but to me it was just home. It's still…[read more]
85
  • Redmond, WA
  • City: 12.2mi / 19.7km away
  • Population: 59,268
  • I lived in Redmond Washington for 10 years during the 1990s. I loved the small town ambiance of the area. It's located just a mere short distance from famous Seattle Washington so there is plenty to do…[read more]
84
  • Bainbridge Island, WA
  • City: 6.3mi / 10.1km away
  • Population: 23,576
  • It's a small city, about 24,000 people, and much of the island itself is pretty rural. But in the main area of Winslow, by the ferry dock, there is a thriving community of families, artisans, and local…[read more]
84
  • Norkirk, Kirkland, WA
  • Neighborhood: 8.3mi / 13.4km away
  • Population: 4,252
  • Five year resident and homeowner in NorKirk. I selected NorKirk carefully vs. other Seattle metro areas due to proximity to IT employers, quality of life, and probability of value appreciation on a 10+…[read more]
84
  • Duvall, WA
  • City: 19.4mi / 31.3km away
  • Population: 7,534
83
  • Montlake, Seattle, WA
  • Neighborhood: 3.8mi / 6.1km away
  • Population: 2,009
83
  • Magnolia, Seattle, WA
  • Neighborhood: 1.8mi / 2.9km away
  • Population: 16,871
83
  • Wedgwood, Seattle, WA
  • Neighborhood: 4.1mi / 6.5km away
  • Population: 10,290
83
  • Clyde Hill, WA
  • City: 7.8mi / 12.5km away
  • Population: 3,197
83
  • Somerset, Bellevue, WA
  • Neighborhood: 13.1mi / 21.1km away
  • Population: 13,614
83
  • Bellevue, WA
  • City: 9.0mi / 14.5km away
  • Population: 136,718
  • The highlights of Living in Bellevue Downtown- Bellevue residents are some of the most highly educated in the state, with over 60 percent having a bachelor's degree or higher- Downtown is extremely…[read more]
82
  • Woodway, WA
  • City: 9.0mi / 14.5km away
  • Population: 1,367
82
  • Kirkland, WA
  • City: 8.6mi / 13.9km away
  • Population: 85,812
  • There is nothing wrong with this city aside for the hefty price tag. Buying a house here and maintaining a living is tough but you get what you pay for. Everything in this city is perfect the people are…[read more]
82
  • Newport Hills, Bellevue, WA
  • Neighborhood: 11.7mi / 18.8km away
  • Population: 2,698
82
  • Lake Forest Park, WA
  • City: 7.7mi / 12.4km away
  • Population: 13,156
  • Lake Forest Park, WA is a bedroom community that lies about five miles north of Seattle. Living in Lake Forest Park gives people great access to Seattle while still being far enough away to not be in an…[read more]
82
  • Bothell East, WA
  • City: 10.4mi / 16.8km away
  • Population: 10,064
  • There is no better place to raise a family than in Bothell East, Washington. I love living in Bothell East because of its exceptional public schools, sense of community, and urban living in a tight-knit…[read more]
82
  • Windermere, Seattle, WA
  • Neighborhood: 5.3mi / 8.6km away
  • Population: 1,616
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  • Woodinville, WA
  • City: 12.5mi / 20.1km away
  • Population: 11,549
  • Smoke filled weekends and evenings for about 9 months where you cannot go outside and hike the neighborhood with your dog unless you wish to breath cancer causing air pollution from selfish idiots…[read more]
82
  • Newcastle, WA
  • City: 13.5mi / 21.7km away
  • Population: 11,189
  • Located in the affluent Eastside area of the Seattle metropolitan area, Newcastle, Washington is an idyllic bedroom community offering big city convenience and small-town atmosphere. I love living in…[read more]
81
  • Madison Valley, Seattle, WA
  • Neighborhood: 4.7mi / 7.6km away
  • Population: 1,789
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  • View Ridge, Seattle, WA
  • Neighborhood: 5.0mi / 8.0km away
  • Population: 4,205
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  • Blue Ridge, Seattle, WA
  • Neighborhood: 2.8mi / 4.5km away
  • Population: 1,877
81
  • Laurelhurst, Seattle, WA
  • Neighborhood: 4.6mi / 7.4km away
  • Population: 4,159
81
  • Enatai, Bellevue, WA
  • Neighborhood: 10.3mi / 16.6km away
  • Population: 758
81
  • Portage Bay, Seattle, WA
  • Neighborhood: 3.1mi / 5.0km away
  • Population: 1,614
81
  • Mountlake Terrace, WA
  • City: 9.6mi / 15.4km away
  • Population: 20,747
  • I'm always liked the Mountlake Terrace area of the Greater Seattle Metro. It's close enough to Seattle for major events, but far enough north of town that it isn't exactly urban. The cost of living (as…[read more]
81
  • Issaquah, WA
  • City: 17.8mi / 28.6km away
  • Population: 34,728
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  • Bothell, WA
  • City: 11.1mi / 17.9km away
  • Population: 43,153
  • I grew up in Bothell, Washington, first arriving there when I was seven years old. It's changed a lot over the last forty years and mostly for the better. It is now a technology hub that is beginning to…[read more]
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  • Tam O'shanter, Bellevue, WA
  • Neighborhood: 13.1mi / 21.1km away
  • Population: 2,676
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  • Bridle Trails, Bellevue, WA
  • Neighborhood: 9.9mi / 16.0km away
  • Population: 10,425
80
  • Highlands, Kirkland, WA
  • Neighborhood: 9.0mi / 14.4km away
  • Population: 2,533
80
  • Kenmore, WA
  • City: 8.6mi / 13.8km away
  • Population: 21,830
  • Kenmore is an exciting city with lots of attractions that appeal to people of various interests. Saint Edward State Park is appealing if you like spending time outdoors and want to see some of the…[read more]
80
  • Admiral, Seattle, WA
  • Neighborhood: 5.8mi / 9.3km away
  • Population: 12,607
80
  • Queen Anne, Seattle, WA
  • Neighborhood: 1.7mi / 2.8km away
  • Population: 25,386
80
  • Normandy Park, WA
  • City: 16.1mi / 25.9km away
  • Population: 6,598
80
  • Ravenna, Seattle, WA
  • Neighborhood: 3.6mi / 5.7km away
  • Population: 10,286
80
  • Interlake, Bellevue, WA
  • Neighborhood: 12.1mi / 19.4km away
  • Population: 3,989
79
  • Maple Leaf, Seattle, WA
  • Neighborhood: 3.5mi / 5.6km away
  • Population: 11,681
79
  • Vashon, WA
  • City: 15.5mi / 25.0km away
  • Population: 9,844
79
  • Shoreline, WA
  • City: 6.6mi / 10.6km away
  • Population: 55,021
  • As a resident of Shoreline, Washington, I would recommend relocating to this growing metropolis. The city is just 9-10 miles from Seattle. Therefore, we have access to landmarks such as the Space Needle…[read more]
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  • Robinswood, Bellevue, WA
  • Neighborhood: 12.1mi / 19.5km away
  • Population: 1,723
79
  • Broadmoor, Seattle, WA
  • Neighborhood: 4.5mi / 7.2km away
  • Population: 1,508
79
  • Pinehurst, Everett, WA
  • Neighborhood: 19.9mi / 32.0km away
  • Population: 6,945
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  • Evergreen, Everett, WA
  • Neighborhood: 19.6mi / 31.5km away
  • Population: 4,395

Listed above are the best places to live in Ballard, Seattle, WA for 2020. The list of best places is compiled using the AreaVibes Livability Score which is calculated from a score out of 100 and based on various categories. These categories include: amenities, cost of living, crime rates, education, employment, housing and weather. Displayed first is the matching location - Ballard, Seattle, WA, followed by the best places to live near Ballard, Seattle, WA, sorted by Livability Score.

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