Community of Kirkland

Kirkland is located in King County and home to nearly 88,000 residents. It is known for it's beautiful downtown waterfront, boutique shops, and small town feel.

Highlights of Kirkland

  • 7 Parks
  • 12th Largest City in WA
  • 2 Little Leagues
  • 25 Schools
  • 87,281 Population
  • 34 Things to Do
  • 206 Restaurants

More About Kirkland


Kirkland is a great place to live, boasting well-kept public parks, immaculate beaches, beautiful public art, great schools, plus shops and restaurants galore.

Located in the Seattle Eastside, Kirkland is home to many highly desirable neighborhoods including Downtown, Yarrow Point, Houghton, Kirkland Highlands, South Rose Hill, North Rose Hill, Bridle Trails, Juanita, the East and West of Market neighborhoods and the Holmes Point Community.

For more information on the city of Kirkland, click here.

Downtown Kirkland

Downtown Kirkland Washington is a vibrant waterfront destination that was voted Best Place to Live by Money Magazine in 2014. Kirkland is home to miles of public Lake Washington shoreline and a new 5.75-mile trail system that runs through the heart of the city, called the Cross Kirkland Corridor. The city of Kirkland sponsors many events, including car and art shows, food festivals and offers a variety of spas for pampering mind and body. Award winning restaurants and shops make up the downtown hub, along with some of the state’s most prime real estate! From adventure and outdoor activities to shopping, strolling and sipping Washington wine and coffee, downtown Kirkland is a dreamy place to live and a great place to call home. The Median Listing price for Kirkland is $903,000 and the median days on market is 33 days.


Kirkland is home to:

  • 12 elementary schools
  • 5 junior high schools
  • 5 high schools
  • 2 religious schools

High School:

  • Juanita High School
  • Lake Washington High School
  • Redmond High School
  • Eastlake High School
  • Emerson High School

Middle Schools:

  • Evergreen
  • Finn Hill
  • Inglewood
  • Kamiakin
  • Kirkland

Elementary Schools:

  • Helen Keller Elementary School
  • Juanita Elementary School
  • Frost Elementary School
  • Thoreau David Henry Elementary School
  • Alexander Graham Bell Elementary School
  • Carl Sandburg Elementary School
  • Muir Elementary School
  • Rose Hill Elementary School
  • Peter Kirk Elementary School
  • Franklin Elementary School
  • Lakeview Elementary School

Kirkland is home to Lake Washington Technical College and Northwest University, formerly Northwest College of the Assemblies of God. Northwest University is a small Christian school.


For more information on Kirkland schools, click here.


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