Columbia City Apartments for Rent(hide neighborhood information)
Columbia City is a residential neighborhood located in south Seattle, Washington east of the Industrial District. The neighborhood follows Martin Luther King Jr. Way along the west of its border between Genesee Street to the north and Graham Street to the south with 48th Avenue making up the majority of the eastern edge. Average median family income in the area is $47,000 per year with a value of $375,000 for the average detached home. Residents of the neighborhood are of highly diverse backgrounds and ethnicities. There is a large Asian population, as well as many other representations.
Golf is a popular area sport, and Jefferson Golf Course is one of the most popular courses in the area. Located just a mile away from Columbia City off of Beacon Avenue to the northwest, Jefferson Golf Course is a popular destination for active residents in the area. The course is a large one for the area and has a fully functional clubhouse with a highly knowledgeable staff of pros who are able to help with information on the course as well as provide general tips on the game of golf. Jefferson Park also has an area for lawn bowling, which is a growing area sport in the region.
Also located off of Beacon Avenue is Jefferson Community Center. The community center is part of a network of centers throughout the city of Seattle aimed at keeping kids off the streets and providing services to the community. The community center is a popular place for kids and community members to come for computer and Internet access in the technical center. The community center also provides many classes that are aimed at community development and also geared toward helping area youth. The community center also provides access to sports and is a popular destination for students after school.