Harbor Island is a neighborhood within Seattle, Washington.
Harbor Island offers a vast selection of green spaces to enjoy. More specifically, there are a few green spaces close by for residents to relax in, which makes them easy to get to from a lot of locations in the neighborhood. Despite the abundance of parks, very few tree-lined streets are present. Lastly, since there are very few pedestrians, this neighborhood remains relatively calm.
The average year of construction for buildings in Harbor Island is 1997. Large apartment buildings are the main housing type, representing about 40% of the dwellings in this neighborhood, and duplexes, single detached homes, and townhouses are also present in the housing stock. Home owners occupy about 55% of the properties in Harbor Island and 45% are rented. This part of the city also has quite a good choice of housing sizes - properties range from lofts to four or more bedrooms.
Harbor Island does not contain any high schools or primary schools. Regarding eating, in the majority of cases, a vehicle is needed in this part of the city to access the closest grocery store. There are also a limited number of choices for those who cherish nearby restaurants and cafes.
The car is usually the favored transportation option in Harbor Island. It is especially convenient to access a parking spot, and it is a short drive to the closest highway from anywhere in this part of Seattle. However, public transit users may have limited choices in Harbor Island due to the infrequent service. This neighborhood is not very suitable for traveling on foot as running daily errands is occasionally challenging by walking.