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Apartments for Rent in Seattle, WA

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  1. 3638 36th Ave S

    3638 36th Ave S, Seattle, WA 98144

    2 Beds $3,000

  2. 4501 47th Ave S

    4501 47th Ave S, Seattle, WA 98118

    3 Beds $3,595

  3. 10559 23rd Ave NE

    10559 23rd Ave NE, Seattle, WA 98125

    2 Beds $2,650

  4. BEAM

    1029 S Jackson St, Seattle, WA 98104

    Studio - 2 Beds $1,305 - $3,424

  5. 5925 Seaview Ave NW

    5925 Seaview Ave NW, Seattle, WA 98107

    1 - 2 Beds $3,800 - $4,500

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We found 12112 Apartments for rent in Seattle, WA. provides you with the most comprehensive list of rentals so you can find your perfect home. Preview floor plans, view amenities, and compare rentals to find your perfect place. Whether you are looking for an apartment, townhome, condo, or single-family house to rent, delivers the most results. Have a pet? Need a swimming pool? You can filter your search and get tailored results designed just for you. If you are new to Seattle, WA, be sure to read all about living in Seattle to learn more about the local culture, nearby restaurants, and more. With as your go-to rental resource, you’ll be living in your dream home in no time.

Living in Seattle, WA

Famous for its incredible mountain views, influential coffee culture, bustling markets, and more, Seattle is one of the most popular cities of the Pacific Northwest. The iconic Space Needle and Columbia Center punctuate the skyline along with the scenic views of Mount Rainier, always reminding residents and visitors alike of the beauty that surrounds the city. Seattle’s active arts scene informs much of how the city presents itself, and there are plenty of galleries and museums to explore in the downtown area. The Starbucks world headquarters is located in Seattle, but the city’s local coffee culture extends far beyond the global chain that got its start here. Incredible apartment high-rises with quick access to the restaurant scene and Pike Place Market mingle with incredible mid-century single-family homes just outside the city center. No matter where your rental is in Seattle, you’ll never be far from the incredible scenery that surrounds the city.

Moving to the Area

Moving to Seattle, you’ll find a variety of charming neighborhoods to explore, each with distinctive features and attributes. The popular West Seattle neighborhood is located along the coast, with views of Puget Sound and the Seattle skyline. Alki Beach is a popular destination for sun and fun. For those who want to live near the University of Washington, neighborhoods like Ravenna are ideal. If you want to live in Seattle’s trendiest neighborhood, head to Ballard.


Seattle is a lively cosmopolitan metro set in the beautiful Pacific Northwest. The population is steadily growing. Leading tech companies like Google, Facebook, and Amazon are hiring more and more in the city. So if you're moving to Seattle, you won't feel alone, transplants are abundant. Seattle's weather is definitely distinct. Rain often takes on a mistier form and there are a greater number of cloudy days here than any other U.S. city. To get around, residents hop on the main north-south I-5 highway, but traffic is famous for being extremely congested. Many residents opt to take the continually expanding public bus and light rail system.


Seattle is an artistic city. After all, it has an influential music scene that gave us Nirvana, Pearl Jam, and Jimi Hendrix. Artists are attracted to the city, and you’ll discover a vast number of art galleries displaying their work. Enjoy a performance at the beautiful 5th Avenue Theatre, Paramount, or the Seattle Repertory Theatre. If you want to hear the next musical superstar, clubs like the Crocodile and Shadowbox host local musicians as well as national ones. Art lovers enjoy strolling through the Seattle Art Museum, the Olympic Sculpture park, and the Frye Art Museum.


Seattle is a prominent market for manufacturing and maritime activities because it's a natural seaport. Additionally, there has been a huge influx of tech jobs here. Seattle also has a robust information technology, clean energy, and start-up culture, along with aerospace, banking, and consumer products sectors. To that end, Microsoft, Amazon, Starbucks, and Boeing are some of the area's largest employers. Seattle has been recognized as a top 10 place for business and careers by Forbes as well. When moving to Seattle, you'll find peace of mind in the relatively low unemployment rate and projected job growth.

Sports & Colleges

Seattle is home to a solid selection of colleges. The University of Washington (aka, "U-Dub"), Cornish College of Arts, Seattle University, and Seattle Pacific University campuses are all located within the city. Seattle's sports teams have also represented the region well, with 12 national championships under its belt. Proud residents root for the metro's five major professional teams: the NFL Seattle Seahawks, MLB Seattle Mariners, MLS Seattle Sounders FC, WNBA Seattle Storm, and NWSL Seattle Reign FC. Seattle is known for rallying hard when it comes to NCAA Division I sports teams at U-Dub and Seattle University.


Anyone who lives in Seattle or visits the city must visit its iconic Space Needle. The tower, which was built for the 1962 World's Fair, is an integral landmark to the Pacific Northwest. It boasts breathtaking 360-degree views of Seattle. Another architectural wonder is the Seattle Public Library. Its structural design is aesthetically interesting and holds a funky-cool intrigue. The library has been voted into the American Institute of Architects top 150 favorite structures in the United States. As a Seattle resident, you'll do "local things" like hit up one of the metropolitans' 200 microbreweries, or the infamous Pike Place Market. Take advantage of the great outdoors and hike Discovery Park, a 534-acre patch of wilderness nearby downtown.

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Average Rent Rates

What's the average rent in Seattle, WA?

Rent averages in Seattle, WA vary based on size.

  • The average rent of a 1 bedroom rental in Seattle, WA is $1,944
  • The average rent of a 2 bedroom rental in Seattle, WA is $2,545
  • The average rent of a 3 bedroom rental in Seattle, WA is $3,720
  • The average rent of a 4 bedroom rental in Seattle, WA is $2,751