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South Lake Union neighborhood in Seattle, Washington (WA), 98102, 98109 detailed profile


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Area: 0.680 square miles

Population: 8,712

Population density:
South Lake Union:

12,804 people per square mile
Seattle:

8,398 people per square mile
  • Races in 2017
    • 5,57560.8%White
    • 1,41215.4%Asian
    • 7257.9%Two or more races
    • 6116.7%Black
    • 5445.9%Hispanic or Latino
    • 1301.4%American Indian
    • 1251.4%Some other race
    • 500.5%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander
Age and Sex of Residents in South Lake Union in Seattle, WA
Median household income in 2016:
South Lake Union:

$89,245
Seattle:

$83,476

  • Distribution of median household income

  • Distribution of median household income
  • 280Less than $10,000
  • 280$10,000 to $19,999
  • 471$20,000 to $29,999
  • 396$30,000 to $39,999
  • 353$40,000 to $49,999
  • 220$50,000 to $59,999
  • 373$60,000 to $74,999
  • 748$75,000 to $99,999
  • 685$100,000 to $124,999
  • 388$125,000 to $149,999
  • 627$150,000 to $199,999
  • 773$200,000 or more
  • Distribution of owner-occupied house/condo value

  • Distribution of owner-occupied house/condo value
  • 25Less than $50,000
  • 193$100,000 to $149,999
  • 222$150,000 to $199,999
  • 86$200,000 to $249,999
  • 202$250,000 to $299,999
  • 237$300,000 to $399,999
  • 201$400,000 to $499,999
  • 243$500,000 to $749,999
  • 88$750,000 to $999,999
  • 160$1,000,000 or more
  • Distribution of rent paid by renters

  • Distribution of rent paid by renters
  • 305Less than $100
  • 263$100 to $199
  • 172$200 to $299
  • 133$300 to $399
  • 213$400 to $499
  • 132$500 to $599
  • 110$600 to $699
  • 542$700 to $799
  • 262$800 to $899
  • 230$900 to $999
  • 632$1,000 to $1,249
  • 335$1,250 to $1,499
  • 1,069$1,500 to $1,999
  • 1,711$2,000 or more
Median rent in 2016:
South Lake Union:

$1,588
Seattle:

$1,360

Zip codes: 98102, 98109.

Males:

4,805
Females:

3,907
Median age:
Males:
This neighborhood:

32.6 years
Whole city:

35.1 years
Females:
This neighborhood:

35.1 years
Whole city:

35.8 years

Average household size:
South Lake Union:

1.6 people
Seattle:

2.1 people

Percentage of family households:
South Lake Union:

22.6%
Seattle:

36.5%
Percentage of married-couple families (among all households):
Here:

21.3%
Seattle:

36.8%

Percentage of married-couple families with children (among all households):
South Lake Union:

37.2%
Seattle:

36.3%

Percentage of single-mother households (among all households):
South Lake Union:

34.7%
Seattle:

5.8%

Percentage of never married males 15 years old and over:
South Lake Union:

33.0%
Seattle:

23.8%

Percentage of never married females 15 years old and over:
South Lake Union:

24.6%
city:

20.7%

Percentage of people that speak English not well or not at all:
South Lake Union:

1.9%
Seattle:

4.1%

Percentage of people born in this state:
Here:

19.3%
Seattle:

36.0%

Percentage of people born in another U.S. state:
South Lake Union:

54.0%
Seattle:

43.1%

Percentage of native residents but born outside the U.S.:
Here:

1.5%
city:

2.2%

Percentage of foreign born residents:
Here:

25.2%
Seattle:

18.7%

Educational Attainment in 2017
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in South Lake Union
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in South Lake Union
  • 1321 room
  • 6162 rooms
  • 2673 rooms
  • 1784 rooms
  • 1255 rooms
  • 2146 rooms
  • 427 rooms
  • 738 rooms
  • 319+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in South Lake Union
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in South Lake Union
  • 8321 room
  • 1,3182 rooms
  • 1,3473 rooms
  • 8584 rooms
  • 1665 rooms
  • 3356 rooms
  • 797 rooms
  • 2908 rooms
  • 849+ rooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in South Lake Union
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in South Lake Union
  • 132no bedroom
  • 5461 bedroom
  • 2662 bedrooms
  • 1613 bedrooms
  • 1194 bedrooms
  • 235+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in South Lake Union
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in South Lake Union
  • 1,115no bedroom
  • 2,2261 bedroom
  • 1,1872 bedrooms
  • 463 bedrooms
  • 494 bedrooms
  • 845+ bedrooms
Average number of cars or other vehicles available in houses/condos:
This neighborhood:

1.2
Seattle:

1.8

Average number of cars or other vehicles available in apartments:
Here:

0.8
city:

1.1

Percentage of units with a mortgage:
South Lake Union:

82.1%
Seattle:

71.6%

Average estimated '16 value of housing units in 5-or-more-unit structures (101.3% of all units):
South Lake Union:

$449,819
Seattle:

$364,152

Year house built in South Lake Union
  • Year house built in South Lake Union
  • 4042014 or later
  • 1,2652010 to 2013
  • 2,5782000 to 2009
  • 5351990 to 1999
  • 3481980 to 1989
  • 4221970 to 1979
  • 2061960 to 1969
  • 1231950 to 1959
  • 981940 to 1949
  • 7071939 or earlier
Owners and renters by unit type

City-data.com crime index for city in 2018 (higher means more crime):
City:

449.6
U.S. average:

218.3

  • Travel time to work (commute)

  • Travel time to work (commute)
  • 177Less than 5 minutes
  • 6415 to 9 minutes
  • 1,09110 to 14 minutes
  • 96115 to 19 minutes
  • 78520 to 24 minutes
  • 35125 to 29 minutes
  • 71430 to 34 minutes
  • 14335 to 39 minutes
  • 13740 to 44 minutes
  • 41945 to 59 minutes
  • 18960 to 89 minutes
  • 4390 or more minutes
  • Means of transportation to work

  • Means of transportation to work
  • 30.2%1,912Drove a car alone
  • 4.5%282Carpooled
  • 16.8%1,064Bus or trolley bus
  • 0.6%36Streetcar or trolley car
  • 1.4%89Subway or elevated
  • 1.2%78Railroad
  • 0.7%43Ferryboat
  • 0.4%28Motorcycle
  • 2.9%181Bicycle
  • 38.6%2,442Walked
  • 3.0%187Other means
  • 6.2%391Worked at home
  • Time leaving home to go to work

  • Time leaving home to go to work
  • 13412:00 a.m. to 4:59 a.m.
  • 525:00 a.m. to 5:29 a.m.
  • 2255:30 a.m. to 5:59 a.m.
  • 2106:00 a.m. to 6:29 a.m.
  • 2426:30 a.m. to 6:59 a.m.
  • 4847:00 a.m. to 7:29 a.m.
  • 7377:30 a.m. to 7:59 a.m.
  • 8808:00 a.m. to 8:29 a.m.
  • 5868:30 a.m. to 8:59 a.m.
  • 1,2019:00 a.m. to 9:59 a.m.
  • 33910:00 a.m. to 10:59 a.m.
  • 12211:00 a.m. to 11:59 a.m.
  • 20212:00 p.m. to 3:59 p.m.
  • 2044:00 p.m. to 11:59 p.m.

Occupations of males:

  • Percentage of males in management occupations (except farmers):
    Here:

    19.4%
    city:

    15.0%

  • Percentage of males in business and financial operations occupations:
    Here:

    7.9%
    city:

    6.8%

  • Percentage of males in computer and mathematical occupations:
    Here:

    29.4%
    city:

    12.6%

  • Percentage of males in architecture and engineering occupations:
    Here:

    3.0%
    city:

    5.1%

  • Percentage of males in life, physical, and social science occupations:
    Here:

    2.5%
    city:

    2.2%

  • Percentage of males in legal occupations:
    Here:

    1.8%
    city:

    2.5%

  • Percentage of males in education, training, and library occupations:
    Here:

    3.7%
    city:

    4.5%

  • Percentage of males in arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations:
    Here:

    3.5%
    city:

    4.7%

  • Percentage of males in healthcare practitioners and technical occupations:
    Here:

    3.0%
    city:

    3.3%

  • Percentage of males in service occupations:
    Here:

    7.0%
    city:

    13.0%

  • Percentage of males in sales and office occupations:
    Here:

    14.8%
    city:

    15.6%


Occupations of females:

  • Percentage of females in management occupations (except farmers):
    Here:

    12.8%
    city:

    13.9%

  • Percentage of females in business and financial operations occupations:
    Here:

    14.9%
    city:

    8.5%

  • Percentage of females in computer and mathematical occupations:
    Here:

    8.2%
    city:

    3.5%

  • Percentage of females in architecture and engineering occupations:
    Here:

    2.4%
    city:

    1.7%

  • Percentage of females in life, physical, and social science occupations:
    Here:

    4.0%
    city:

    2.5%

  • Percentage of females in community and social services occupations:
    Here:

    2.4%
    city:

    2.6%

  • Percentage of females in legal occupations:
    Here:

    3.8%
    city:

    2.7%

  • Percentage of females in education, training, and library occupations:
    Here:

    3.3%
    city:

    9.0%

  • Percentage of females in arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations:
    Here:

    3.7%
    city:

    5.2%

  • Percentage of females in healthcare practitioners and technical occupations:
    Here:

    7.4%
    city:

    9.0%

  • Percentage of females in service occupations:
    Here:

    13.6%
    city:

    17.4%

  • Percentage of females in sales and office occupations:
    Here:

    22.5%
    city:

    20.6%

  • Percentage of females in production occupations:
    Here:

    1.0%
    city:

    1.7%


Percentage of people 16-64 in Armed Forces:
South Lake Union:

0.3%
Seattle:

0.2%


Education in this neighborhood (subdivision or community):

  • Percentage of people 3 years and older in K-12 schools:
    South Lake Union:

    8.0%
    Seattle:

    10.7%

  • Percentage of people 3 years and older in undergraduate colleges:
    South Lake Union:

    6.9%
    Seattle:

    7.0%

  • Percentage of people 3 years and older in grad. or professional schools:
    South Lake Union:

    6.9%
    Seattle:

    3.3%

  • Percentage of students K-12 enrolled in private schools:
    South Lake Union:

    33.8%
    Seattle:

    21.2%

Percentage of population below poverty level:
South Lake Union:

11.4%
Seattle:

11.5%

Median year owner moved in (as recorded in 2017):
South Lake Union:

2008
Seattle:

2005

Median year renter moved in (as recorded in 2017):
South Lake Union:

2012
Seattle:

2014

Percentage of married-couple families with both working:
South Lake Union:

57.9%
Seattle:

73.5%

Most commonly used house heating fuel
  • 72.6%Electricity
  • 16.1%Utility gas
  • 5.6%No fuel used
  • 1.5%Other fuel
  • 1.2%Wood
  • 1.1%Solar energy
  • 1.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.9%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.

Limited-access highways (interstate or state) in this neighborhood:

I- 5

Length: 0.93 miles
Directions: N-S, SW-NE

Highways in this neighborhood:

State Rte 99 (Battery Street Tunl)

Length: 0.23 miles
Direction: N-S

Roads and streets:

John St

Length: 1.33 miles
Direction: E-W
Address range: 400 to 1399

Thomas St

Length: 1.25 miles
Direction: E-W
Address range: 526 to 1399

Eastlake Ave E

Length: 1.15 miles
Directions: N-S, SE-NW, SW-NE
Address range: 200 to 1799

Harrison St

Length: 1.14 miles
Directions: E-W, SE-NW
Address range: 600 to 1399

Mercer St

Length: 1.07 miles
Direction: E-W
Address range: 700 to 1399

Fairview Ave N

Length: 1.07 miles
Directions: E-W, N-S, SE-NW, SW-NE
Address range: 200 to 1499

Broad St

Length: 1.04 miles
Directions: E-W, SW-NE
Address range: 500 to 999

Republican St

Length: 1.03 miles
Direction: E-W
Address range: 668 to 1399

Yale Ave N

Length: 0.68 miles
Directions: E-W, N-S, SE-NW, SW-NE
Address range: 100 to 1099

Valley St

Length: 0.67 miles
Directions: E-W, SE-NW, SW-NE
Address range: 750 to 1398

Aurora Ave N

Length: 0.62 miles
Direction: N-S
Address range: 101 to 525

9th Ave N

Length: 0.57 miles
Direction: N-S
Address range: 126 to 899

8th Ave N

Length: 0.54 miles
Directions: E-W, N-S, SW-NE
Address range: 200 to 899

Westlake Ave N

Length: 0.54 miles
Directions: N-S, SE-NW
Address range: 200 to 1210

Dexter Ave N

Length: 0.51 miles
Direction: N-S
Address range: 200 to 899

Minor Ave N

Length: 0.49 miles
Directions: N-S, SE-NW, SW-NE
Address range: 201 to 999

Terry Ave N

Length: 0.47 miles
Directions: N-S, SW-NE
Address range: 200 to 899

6th Ave N

Length: 0.44 miles
Directions: N-S, SE-NW, SW-NE
Address range: 200 to 449

Boren Ave N

Length: 0.42 miles
Direction: N-S
Address range: 200 to 799

Aloha St

Length: 0.40 miles
Directions: E-W, SE-NW
Address range: 750 to 1399

Roy St

Length: 0.38 miles
Directions: E-W, SW-NE
Address range: 750 to 1399

Pontius Ave N

Length: 0.35 miles
Direction: N-S
Address range: 200 to 699

Fairview Ave E

Length: 0.32 miles
Directions: N-S, SW-NE
Address range: 1300 to 1799

Lakeview Blvd E

Length: 0.29 miles
Directions: E-W, N-S, SW-NE
Address range: 700 to 901

E Galer St

Length: 0.26 miles
Directions: E-W, SE-NW
Address range: 200 to 299

Ward St

Length: 0.20 miles
Directions: E-W, N-S, SE-NW
Address range: 1200 to 1399

E Garfield St

Length: 0.17 miles
Direction: E-W
Address range: 100 to 299

Franklin Ave E

Length: 0.16 miles
Directions: N-S, SW-NE
Address range: 1500 to 1630

Taylor Ave N

Length: 0.14 miles
Direction: N-S
Address range: 200 to 349

E Blaine St

Length: 0.12 miles
Direction: E-W
Address range: 100 to 199

Monorail (5th Ave N)

Length: 0.12 miles
Direction: N-S
Address range: 112 to 222

Stewart St

Length: 0.11 miles
Direction: SW-NE
Address range: 1310 to 1399

Fairview Pl N

Length: 0.05 miles
Direction: N-S
Address range: 800 to 5815

E Nelson Pl

Length: 0.05 miles
Direction: SE-NW
Address range: 1400 to 1499

Railroad features:

Abandoned RR

Length: 0.92 miles
Directions: E-W, SW-NE
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