Located near the Puget Sound and north of Ballard, these neighborhoods have views, great schools and good communities. A number of parks dot the area and line the shoreline, some providing beach access. These areas consist of a mix of housing – some larger lots, some smaller lots.
Places to Visit: Golden Gardens, Carkeek Park, Loyal Heights Playfield, North Beach Park, Swanson’s Nursery
Wow! A train trestle which provides access to the beach from the Carkeek park playground is fun to stand on while the trains go by below.
Walking score: Loyal Heights: 73, Blue Ridge 29, North Beach 29 (higher is better)
Livability: 78 out of 100 (higher is better)
Safety: 43% Safer than the Seattle average
Public Schools with rating
- Elementary: North Beach Elementary (A)
- Middle School: Salmon Bay (A), Whitman Middle School (A)
- High School: Ballard (A)
Estimated travel times (without traffic):
- 15 min to Lake Union
- 19 min. to Downtown Seattle