Central District

Central District

True to its name, this area is central to everything.

Welcome to Central District

Seattle’s heart is in its central district. True to its name, this area is central to everything and has exploded in growth over the past 5 years. You’ll find tons of restaurants, shops, grocery stores, and convenient access to other nearby areas like Capitol Hill, Madison Valley, and Madrona. If you like coffee or Ethiopian food, look no further - there are 5 great coffee shops and 5 Ethiopian restaurants all within walking distance!
 

Favorite Spots

  • Raised Doughnuts 
  • Chuck’s Hop Shop
  • Twilight Exit

Coffee Shops

  • Zagol
  • Agelgil
  • Ras Dashen 
  • Meskel 
  • Cafe Selam

Ethiopian Food

  • Union Coffee
  • Squirrel Chops 
  • The Melo Cafe 
  • Central Cafe + Juice Bar 
  • Katy's Corner Cafe

Other Top Rated

  • Communion
  • Feed Co. Burgers 
  • Fat’s Chicken + Waffles 
  • Tacos Chukis 
  • Ponder Cannabis Shop

Overview for Central District, WA

41,541 people live in Central District, where the median age is 30.9 and the average individual income is $71,064. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

41,541

Total Population

30.9 years

Median Age

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

$71,064

Average individual Income

Around Central District, WA

There's plenty to do around Central District, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

87
Very Walkable
Walking Score
97
Biker's Paradise
Bike Score
55
Good Transit
Transit Score

Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Mat Chess Mixed Martial Arts, Seven Star Women's Kung Fu, and Kiddie Academy of Seattle at Queen Anne.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Active 3.97 miles 17 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 0.7 miles 17 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 2.66 miles 20 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 4.97 miles 12 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 3.71 miles 10 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 3.99 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars

Demographics and Employment Data for Central District, WA

Central District has 21,383 households, with an average household size of 1.84. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Central District do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 41,541 people call Central District home. The population density is 17,782.25 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

41,541

Total Population

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

30.9

Median Age

52.02 / 47.98%

Men vs Women

Population by Age Group

0-9:

0-9 Years

10-17:

10-17 Years

18-24:

18-24 Years

25-64:

25-64 Years

65-74:

65-74 Years

75+:

75+ Years

Education Level

  • Less Than 9th Grade
  • High School Degree
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree
  • Graduate Degree
21,383

Total Households

1.84

Average Household Size

$71,064

Average individual Income

Households with Children

With Children:

Without Children:

Marital Status

Married
Single
Divorced
Separated

Blue vs White Collar Workers

Blue Collar:

White Collar:

Commute Time

0 to 14 Minutes
15 to 29 Minutes
30 to 59 Minutes
60+ Minutes

Schools in Central District, WA

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Primary Schools ()
Middle Schools ()
High Schools ()
Mixed Schools ()
The following schools are within or nearby Central District. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
Type
Name
Category
Grades
School rating
Lake Washington Girls Middle School
PRIVATE
6th - 8th
No rating available
PRIVATE
6th - 12th
No rating available
PUBLIC
6th - 12th
No rating available
Seattle Amistad School
PRIVATE
PreK - 5th
No rating available
Madrona K-5 School
PUBLIC
K - 5th
2/5
The Northwest School
PRIVATE
6th - 12th
No rating available
Interagency Detention School
PUBLIC
6th - 12th
No rating available
Garfield High School
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
4/5
Bailey Gatzert Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
No rating available
Leschi Elementary School
PUBLIC
K - 5th
1/5
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
1/5
PRIVATE
PreK - 5th
No rating available
St Therese Catholic Academy
PRIVATE
K - 8th
No rating available

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