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Welcome to Magnolia

Magnolia, nestled in a peninsula northwest of downtown Seattle, is a distinctive neighborhood known for its natural beauty, quiet streets, and stunning views of Puget Sound and the Olympic Mountains. This secluded area offers residents a peaceful suburban feel with the convenience of city amenities.
Eateries: Magnolia’s dining scene is quaint yet varied, featuring cozy cafes, classic diners, and upscale restaurants. Key spots include:
Mulleady's Pub: An Irish-themed pub offering a warm atmosphere and hearty meals.

Serendipity Cafe: A friendly neighborhood spot known for its comfort food and welcoming vibe.

Nikos Gyros: A favorite for Greek cuisine, offering authentic flavors in a casual setting.
  • Village Pub
  • Palisade
  • Red Mill Burgers


Services: The area is well-serviced with a variety of local businesses including salons, medical offices, yoga studios, and pet services, ensuring residents have convenient access to essential services.
Shopping: Magnolia Village, the heart of the neighborhood, provides a range of shopping options from boutique clothing stores to specialty shops, offering a personal and upscale shopping experience. The area also boasts antique stores, art galleries,and the Magnolia Garden Center adding to its unique character.
Grocery Stores: For grocery shopping, Magnolia features several options, including the local favorite, Metropolitan Market, known for its gourmet selections and quality produce. There are also national chains like Albertsons and QFC, providing residents with a range of choices for their daily needs.
Schools: Magnolia is home to a mix of public and private educational institutions. Public schools like Lawton Elementary and Catharine Blaine K-8 are highly rated and serve as cornerstones of the community. Private options nearby include St. Anne School and Seattle Country Day on neighboring Queen Anne Hill. The public high school is serviced by Ballard High School.
Parks: One of Magnolia’s crowning jewels is Discovery Park, the largest city park in Seattle, offering miles of trails, scenic beaches, and lush forests. It's a perfect spot for hiking, picnicking, and enjoying panoramic views of the surrounding water and mountains. The park also features the historic West Point Lighthouse and provides habitat for a wide range of wildlife.
Navigation: Despite its somewhat insular location, Magnolia is accessible via the Magnolia Bridge and other main roads, connecting it to the rest of Seattle. Public transportation options include bus lines that service the area, though many residents prefer to drive. Quick drive to downtown!
In summary, Magnolia offers a serene, upscale living experience with its beautiful landscapes, comprehensive amenities, and strong community spirit. Its blend of natural beauty, convenient services, and quality educational institutions make it a desirable location for families and individuals seeking a balanced lifestyle in Seattle.

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Overview for Magnolia, WA

22,307 people live in Magnolia, where the median age is 40 and the average individual income is $83,805. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


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40 years

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Around Magnolia, WA

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

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Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Molly's Bottle Shop, Seoul Bowl-Westlake, and Continent Books & Music - Russian language bookstore.

Name Category Distance Reviews
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Dining 1.71 miles 12 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 4.06 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Shopping 4.45 miles 13 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 1.97 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 4.79 miles 11 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 1.82 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars

Demographics and Employment Data for Magnolia, WA

Magnolia has 9,901 households, with an average household size of 2. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Magnolia do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 22,307 people call Magnolia home. The population density is 10,562.993 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


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51.5 / 48.5%

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Schools in Magnolia, WA

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The following schools are within or nearby Magnolia. 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.
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Lawton Elementary School
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Catharine Blaine K-8 School
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Our Lady Of Fatima School
PreK - 8th
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Magnolia Elementary School
K - 5th
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