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Seattle Mag-Best Neighborhoods
Seattle Magazine ranked the 15 Best Neighborhoods to live in Seattle for 2015. Based on a range of criteria including playing, eating, shopping, drinking and finding your bliss. And the criteria for 20-somethings may be different from 30-somehings that also have kids. Your priorities change over time. Things like affordability, schools, safety, housing, yards, amenities, walkability, views, and accessibility may be more critical to your happiness. And after all, maybe "Happiness" is the best way to judge what is "Best" when it comes to neighborhoods.
The following link will allow you to download Seattle Magazine’s "Happiness Index" for Seattle Neighborhoods!
And if you are looking for those "hidden locations" that are great-but-realatively-unknown, try looking at their Underappreciated Neighborhoods article.