The Beacon Hill neighborhood is located in South Seattle. Condos for sale in Beacon Hill include foreclosures (bank-owned condos), short sales, and traditional resale and new construction condos.
Beacon Hill has a population of 35,035, and it's part of King County. The Livability Score of Beacon Hill is 67/100 (considered average). It ranked #49 neighborhood in Seattle and #210 neighborhood in Washington. For Beacon Hill Employment, the Median household income is $60,130, the Income per capita is $28,805, and the Unemployment rate is 5%. And for Beacon Hill Housing, the Median home value is $359,223, the Median rent price is $1,009, and the Homeownership is 55%.
Parents in Beacon Hill choose a private school for their children to have better student discipline and a better learning environment. One of the private schools serving Beacon Hill is St George School (saintgeorgeseattle.org) at 5117 13th Ave S. St. George School is a Catholic school with 252 students in grades PK-8 and a ratio of 22 students to 1 teacher. Other parents choose public schools like Maple Elementary School (maplees.seattleschools.org) at 4925 Corson Ave S. Maple Elementary School is a highly-rated public school, the #197 of 1,168 Best Public Elementary Schools in Washington, and has 537 students in grades K-5 with a ratio of 14 students to 1 teacher.
Other highly-rated public schools you will find in Beacon Hill are Mercer International Middle School (mercerms.seattleschools.org) and Grover Cleveland STEM High School (clevelandhs.seattleschools.org). Mercer International Middle School is at 1600 S Columbian Way, the #3 of 40 Niche Standout Middle Schools in Washington, and has 1,115 students in grades 6-8 with a ratio of 18 students to 1 teacher. 71% of students are proficient in Reading, and 61% are proficient in Math. Grover Cleveland STEM High School is at 5511 15th Ave S, the #2 of 34 Niche Standout High Schools in Washington, and has 916 students in grades 9-12 with a ratio of 19 students to 1 teacher. 77% of students are proficient in Reading, and 50% are proficient in Math.
Beacon Hill has Homer (restauranthomer.com) at 3013 Beacon Ave S. It is an Instagram-worthy restaurant with the Ostrich wallpaper backdrop that glows natural light. Homer is a wood-fired restaurant that serves Mediterranean and Middle Eastern dishes like roasted lamb, hummus, salty-sweet green beans marinated in brown butter, pomegranate molasses, and walnut puree. If you're a pizza lover, don't skip to try the Chicago and Detroit-inspired deep-dish pan pizza of Breezy Town Pizza (breezytownpizza.com) at 4864 Beacon Ave S. Breezy Town Pizza is located inside the live music venue, Clock-Out Lounge.
Residents in Beacon Hill have easy access to recreational areas like Jefferson Park at 3801 Beacon Ave S. Parents their kids in the largest park to enjoy and have fun. Jefferson Park has stunning views of the Duwamish River and the Olympic Mountains. And it features a skate park, basketball courts, tennis courts, soccer fields, baseball fields, a play area for kids, picnic sites, and hiking trails. And for those who want to stay active, they head to Seattle Bouldering Project (seattleboulderingproject.com) at 900 Poplar Pl S. Seattle Bouldering Project offers climbing progression classes, yoga & fitness workshops. To see today's condo listings in Beacon Hill, Seattle, please click the link below.
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Beacon Hill is a large neighborhood just Southeast of the I-90 and I-5 junction in South Seattle. Stretching far to the South, there are a number of distinctly different feels depending where you are in Beacon Hill. The North end near I-5 is a business district that has been home to Amazon and a Veteran's hospital, the iconic tower that can be seen from across the city. Beacon Hill becomes significantly more residential as one travels south, with mostly small-to-moderate sized homes and many condos and townhomes. Beacon Hill home prices are fairly affordable for Seattle in general.
Beacon Hill is a hill and neighborhood in southeast Seattle, Washington. It is roughly bounded on the west by Interstate 5, on the north by Interstate 90, on the east by Rainier Avenue South, Cheasty Boulevard South, and Martin Luther King Junior Way South, and on the south by the Seattle city boundary. It is part of Seattle's South End.
The neighborhood has a major population of Asian Americans and African Americans and is among the most racially diverse in Seattle. It was formerly home to the world headquarters of Amazon.com (at the Pacific Tower) and present home to the Seattle Division of the Department of Veterans Affairs' Puget Sound Health Care System.
Beacon Hill offers views of downtown, the Industrial District, Elliott Bay, First Hill, Rainier Valley, and, when the weather is good, Mount Rainier and the Olympic Mountains. It is roughly bounded on the west by Interstate 5, on the north by Interstate 90, on the east by Rainier Avenue South, Cheasty Boulevard South, and Martin Luther King Junior Way South, and on the south by the Seattle city boundary. It is part of Seattle's South End.
The municipal government subdivides it into North Beacon Hill, Mid-Beacon Hill, Holly Park, and South Beacon Hill, though most people who live there simply call it "Beacon Hill."
Homes on the northern part of the hill were mostly built in the early 1900s; thus, North Beacon Hill contains many examples of Craftsman bungalows and Seattle box houses, a local variant of the Foursquare style.
The Duwamish call the hill "Greenish-Yellow Spine" (Lushootseed: qWátSéécH, pronounced QWAH-tseech), probably referring to the color of the deciduous trees that once grew thickly on the hill. Early settlers named it Holgate and Hanford Hill after two early settlers, John Holgate and Edward Hanford, who settled in the area in the 1850s and are commemorated to this day by South Holgate and Hanford Streets on North Beacon Hill. A later arrival, M. Harwood Young, named the hill after the Beacon Hill in his hometown, Boston, Massachusetts.
Beacon Hill was nicknamed "Boeing Hill" in the 1950s and 60s due to the number of residents who worked in the nearby Boeing airplane factory. The term fell out of use when many Boeing employees joined the general exodus to the suburbs, and Asian immigrants took their place. Today the neighborhood is majority Asian, as can be seen by the many Chinese, Vietnamese, and Filipino businesses along Beacon Avenue South. However, the area remains racially diverse, as shown by the United States 2000 Census: 51% Asian, 20% white, 13% black, 9% Hispanic/Latino and 7% other. The census also showed the total Beacon Hill population to be 22,300. Neighboring Rainier Valley also shows a similar diversity.
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