Seattle_magazine_5This month’s Seattle Magazine has an interesting article on 110 Seattle area neighborhoods. Whether you are looking for the best value, most affordable or best up-and-coming neighborhoods, they have something for you. It’s a very helpful guide if you’ve just moved to Seattle or have been here for a couple of years and are thinking of making a local move. Of course, when in doubt, you can always consult your Realtor : )

Here are some of the highlights from the article:

Best Value Neighborhoods
Delridge/Highland Park, Beacon Hill, Mountlake Terrace, and Shoreline

Most affordable Neighborhoods
Tukwila, Rainier Beach, International District, and Marysville

Best Up-and-coming Neighborhoods
Lake City, Burien, and Bremerton/Manette

Best for the Urban (and Suburban Athlete)
Green Lake and Redmond

Best for Dog Lovers
Capitol Hill, Belltown, and Mercer Island

Family Friendly

Best for Garden Lovers
Denny Blaine

Best Neighborhoods when price is no object
Mercer Island, Clyde Hill, Broadmoor, and Montlake

Best Up-and Coming Foodie Neighborhood

Best for Techsters
Redmond, Fremont


Personally, I would add a few of my own catergories:

Best Stroller Neighborhoods
Phinney Ridge, Green Lake

Best for newly minted MBA’s

Best for Former Condo Dwellers now with Babies
Queen Anne, Green Lake

Would love to hear what others think.