Seattle Real Estate Spotlight: Capitol Hill

Capitol Hill is an eclectic neighborhood northeast of Downtown Seattle. Some of Seattle’s oldest and most elegant homes are located in the area surrounding Volunteer Park on North Capitol Hill.  In contrast, Broadway and the Pike/Pine corridor are vibrant commercial areas that include a mix of single-family homes, condos, and apartments.  Thus, you can find an affordable co-op on west slope of Capitol Hill or a luxury mansion on North Capitol Hill.  For more details contact a Seattle real estate agent who knows the neighborhood best.

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Capitol Hill spans across the 98102 and 98112 ZIP codes.  For more information on Capitol Hill real estate including homes and condos:



Capitol Hill History

Capitol Hill is one of the oldest neighborhoods in Seattle. Originally named Broadway Hill in 1901, Capitol Hill received its name from James Moore, the neighborhood’s chief developer. Volunteer Parkway, better known as Millionaire’s Row, comprises five blocks along 14th Avenue East, and is home to an intact group of grand early 20th Century residences. Capitol Hill is a wonderful, fast-paced neighborhood engrained in Seattle’s music history, and also has a vibrant gay and lesbian community.

Points of Interest

Capitol Hill is home to several popular commercial district, full of eclectic shops and a vast variety of bars and restaurants. For example, 19th, 15th, Broadway, and the Pike/Pine corridor all have restaurants, shops, and more  In addition, the Capitol Hill Block Party is a popular annual summer concert series that attracts nationally known bands.  On the other hand, if you miss it, you can always catch a live show at a local venue such as Neumo’s. Volunteer Park, along with its conservatory, is just one of Capitol Hill’s many green spaces.  Immediately north of Volunteer Park is Lakeview Cemetery where Bruce Lee and his son, Brandon, are buried.

Capitol Hill Seattle

Capitol Hill with Downtown Seattle in the distance.


Capitol Hill Seattle
Median Household Income $58,707 $45,736
Single Males 24% 23%
Single Females 20% 18%
Median Age 37 37
Homes With Kids 19% 18%
Average Household Size 2 2
Average Commute Time (Minutes) 25 26

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