Seattle Real Estate Spotlight: Lake Union

Several neighborhoods surround Lake Union - Eastlake, Fremont, South Lake Union, and the east slope of Queen Anne Hill. Residential options range from predominately condos and apartments to a selection of single-family homes, many with spectacular views of the lake and Downtown Seattle. South Lake Union has boomed in popularity as a residential destination in the past decade, thanks to the


Lake Union received its name from Thomas Mercer, who chose the moniker because he believed it was only a matter of time before a canal would unite the lake with Puget Sound and Lake Washington (the Lake Washington Ship Canal would do this in 1934). South Lake Union was once home to primarily blue collar workers, and was a hub for timber and coal arriving by barge. Its industrial past has given way to today's tech industry.

Points of Interest

Lake union offers a variety of water activities such as paddle boarding, sailing lessons, and is home to the Center for Wooden Boats. The South Lake Union neighborhood has become a destination for dining and shopping thanks to rapid development over the past decade, and South Lake Union Park is a place for residents to retreat.


Lake Union Seattle
Median Household Income $35,659 $45,736
Single Males 32% 23%
Single Females 26% 18%
Median Age 37 37
Homes With Kids 2% 18%
Average Household Size 1 2
Average Commute Time (Minutes) 25 26
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Neighborhood News via Lake Union Seattle

Amazon Announces Rare Layoff of Several Hundred Corporate Employees

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February 14th, 2018 12:20pm

Check Out Amazon’s Rainforest/Spheres

Amazon on Monday opens a rainforest-like office space in Seattle that it hopes...Read More

February 7th, 2018 3:04pm

Lake Union Events: Things to Do in February

Check out some of the fun events happening around the neighborhood this February...Read More

January 31st, 2018 5:18pm

Visit the Seattle Boat Show This Weekend

The largest boat show on the West Coast returns this weekend, with nine days of...Read More

January 24th, 2018 5:15pm

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Highest Listing Price:

$3.35 M

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$2.7 K

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