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Living In Seattle/King County
City Information

Surrounded by lakes, rivers, the Puget Sound, and mountain ranges, Seattle is a recreation enthusiast's dream. Outdoor activities include skiing, snowboarding, camping, kayaking, ferry boats, diving, fishing, and biking. Seattle has a strong LGBTQ community and is home to many different immigrant populations. The city's musical diversity and talent are legendary—there's the Seattle Symphony, Early Music Guild, the Seattle Opera, and the Bumbershoot Music and Arts Festival. 

Living In Seattle/King County
Housing

Average rental cost is $550/ month for each person. Most AmeriCorps members have 2-3 roommates. AmeriCorps members typically live in Beacon Hill, Central District, Othello, Columbia City, Westwood, Rainer Beach, South Park, Burien, White Center, and Highland Park. 

Living In Seattle/King County
Transportation

AmeriCorps members receive a free King County Metro Transit bus and light rail pass for the year. Some AmeriCorps members choose to bring their personal vehicles. Seattle is also a bike-friendly city. 
Useful Seattle Links

Things To Do
City of Seattle
The Seattle Times
SNAP: Food Assistance
Apartment Finder
Roommate Finder
Farmers’ Markets

Fun Things to Do

Find out how to live in Seattle on a budget
Search for cheap and discounted things to do in Seattle
Go to Seattle museums on their free admission days
Walk through the hustle and bustle of Pike Place Market
Take a sightseeing boat ride trip around the Puget Sound
Go on an underground walking tour beneath Seattle’s streets and sidewalks
Pick from one of these urban adventures
Explore the street art throughout the city
Discover the distinct neighborhoods of Seattle
Visit your closest Seattle Public Library