Trade Area & Access

Trade Area

Overlake Village is at the center of one of the most desirable trade areas in the region. Overlake boasts tens-of-thousands of high-wage jobs in the immediate vicinity, an ethnically and culturally diverse population, location on several major arterials, and an already-established thriving retail scene.

Overlake Three-mile radius Five-mile Radius
Population 5,300 90,700 206,000
Median household income $84,000 $78,000 $84,000
College graduates 71% 58% 60%


Overlake is a central hub on the Eastside. It is located 3 miles from Downtown Bellevue and Downtown Redmond, has convenient access to SR 520, is served by frequent local and regional express buses, and will have two light rail stations opening in 2023 that will connect it by rail to the region. It also enjoys unparalleled proximity to world leaders in software and digital media.

Overlake is 15 minutes from Downtown Seattle and the University of Washington, and 30 minutes from Seattle-Tacoma International Airport.  All of these destinations are easily accessible by transit.

Overlake Vicinity

Upcoming Events

East Link: watch 12-minute narrated animation.

Attend neighborhood meeting for Overlake stations on April 14, 5-7pm at the Silver Cloud Inn, 2122 152nd Ave NE. 

South Detention Vault: construction has begun!  Expect delays on NE 20th St between 148th and 152nd, 4/11-5/9, 6am-3pm M-F. Find out more about this important project.

South Vault Postcard (March 2014)

Esterra Park (Capstone/Group Health): learn more about park design concepts.

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