Affordable Safe Seattle Suburbs?

My husband and I are planning a move to the Seattle area next year. We are looking for an area that is SAFE and affordable. These are the things we are looking for: -Distance from Seattle city proper is not an issue, I would say within 45-50 mins(or less) to downtown -Safe!! we have an 18 month old -Affordable 2BD house or nice apartment for $750-$900/mo (rental) -Nice family feel in the neighborhood with parks and up-kept playgrounds, moms groups etc. IMPORTANT: quality schools are not an issue, we will be homeschooling our daughter, however a nice homeschool community or good libraries/ parks recreation centers, etc are all big bonuses. The affordability is really important as I am still at university and my husband will be the only income. Thanks for any tips, and if everyone could be as specific as possible about neighborhoods that would be great....we are going to be new to the area and terms like "eastside" or "Snohomish county" don't really give us an area to narrow in on. Thanks!! I don't really think "safe" and "family feel" are "alot of nice things" , those are the only two qualifications I mentioned...i specifically said that things like good quality schools or being near universities or a short commute are NOT important...(the other things like a library or community center would be great bonuses but are NOT necessary).I have been looking on craigslist today and there seems to be plenty in this price range, just mostly in Renton, Edmonds and Northgate...are these safe areas? Any families here? and thanks to the first answer who gave some good info. :)

Asked By: - 10/18/2012
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The answers you've been given so far are pretty accurate... More
Answered By: Jennifer B - 10/19/2012
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Here are some suggestions: Bothell:,_Washington Edmonds: Mill Creek:,_Washington Mukilteo:
Answered By: Tori - 10/18/2012
You want a lot of nice things. Guess what. So does everybody else. That creates high demand. High demand = high price. You need to AT LEAST double your price range.
Answered By: Lisa A - 10/18/2012
You at least need $1200 to get an apartment in a safe suburb. Altough there are plenty of nice apartments in so called 'less safe' places like east edmonds which is still nice.
Answered By: Hawknation#12 - 10/19/2012
Where are you moving from? Which University will you be attending? Where will your husband be working... More
Answered By: SumDude - 10/19/2012
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