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ZIP Code 98001

Primary City:Auburn, WA (View All Cities)
County: King County
Timezone: Pacific (2:21pm)
Area code: 253 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:47.31, -122.27
ZIP (~5 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 98001

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 98001. In addition to the primary city for a ZIP code, USPS also publishes a list of other acceptable cities that can be used with ZIP code 98001. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 98001, you should not use any of the cities listed as unacceptable. Choose from the primary or acceptable cities when mailing your package or letter.

Primary city:
Auburn, WA
Acceptable:
Algona, Federal Way

Stats and Demographics for the 98001 ZIP Code

ZIP code 98001 is located in west Washington and covers a slightly less than average land area compared to other ZIP codes in the United States. It also has a slightly higher than average population density.

The people living in ZIP code 98001 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is extremely large. There are also a small number of single adults and a large number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 98001 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 31,911
Population Density 1,717 people per sq mi
Housing Units 11,249
Median Home Value $268,800
Land Area 18.59 sq mi
Water Area 0.32 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 10,717
Median Household Income $71,746

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 38Male Median Age: 38Female Median Age: 38

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1,0081,0341,1991,3641,0239099661,0231,1411,4961,5001,141853508383268129102
Female9791,0451,1871,2929249439951,0551,1901,4741,3771,097761548410281169137
Total1,9872,0792,3862,6561,9471,8521,9612,0782,3312,9702,8772,2381,6141,056793549298239

Gender

 Male 16,047 50%
 Female 15,864 50%
Gender

Race

 White 22,385 70%
 Black Or African American 1,453 5%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 300 1%
 Asian 4,265 13%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 434 1%
 Other Race 1,413 4%
 Two Or More Races 1,661 5%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner797931,6192,5601,90789140293
Renter1825705215642721439427
Total2611,3632,1403,1242,1791,034496120

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 6,468 60%
 Single Guardian 1,772 17%
 Singles 1,801 17%
 Singles With Roommate 676 6%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 6,498 61%
 Households with Kids 4,219 39%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male209216202217206213202216197262221225222269282261298290233233
Female202189208185215209195208218243229236241238276279301231205181
Total411405410402421422397424415505450461463507558540599521438414

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 98001 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 98001 were primarily built in the 2000s or the 1960s. Looking at 98001 real estate data, the median home value of $268,800 is high compared to the rest of the country. It is also high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 98001. Rentals in 98001 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. 2 bedrooms are also common and rent for $1,000+/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 98001 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 31,694 99.3%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 30 0.1%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 4 0.0%
 Other Institutional 21 0.1%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 162 0.5%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 6,975 62%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,369 12%
 Renter Occupied Households 2,373 21%
 Households Vacant 532 5%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 146 27%
 Rented & Unoccupied 10 2%
 For Sale Only 146 27%
 Sold & Unoccupied 21 4%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 33 6%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 176 33%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 62 2%
 1 Bedroom 307 11%
 2 Bedroom 1,064 39%
 3+ Bedroom 1,320 48%
Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

Cost of Monthly Rent Including Utilities

Cost of a Studio Apartment

Cost of a 1 Bedroom

Cost of a 2 Bedroom

Cost of a 3+ Bedroom

Employment, Income, Earnings, and Work

The median household income of $71,746 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 98001 is likely to be one of the nicer parts of town with a more affluent demographic.

As with most parts of the country, vehicles are the most common form of transportation to places of employment. Residents in ZIP code 98001 use public transportation to travel to work more than most areas of the nation. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. Most commuters in 98001 can expect to fall in that range. Having to travel to work for over 45 minutes isn't uncommon for people who live here.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 11,210 42%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 7,226 27%
 No Earnings 8,178 31%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Sources of Household Income

Percent of Households Receiving Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Household Investment Income

Percent of Households Receiving Investment Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Household Retirement Income

Percent of Households Receiving Retirement Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 11,210 42%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 7,226 27%
 No Earnings 8,178 31%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 14,452 88.4%
 Public transportation 1,057 6.5%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 54 0.3%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 212 1.3%
 Worked at Home 579 3.5%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The area has some of the highest percentages of people who attended college of any ZIP.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 939 8.5%
 High School Graduate 6,176 55.6%
 Associate's degree 1,602 14.4%
 Bachelor's degree 1,762 15.9%
 Master's degree 457 4.1%
 Professional school degree 112 1.0%
 Doctorate degree 56 0.5%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 5,979 82.5%
 Enrolled in Private School 470 6.5%
 Not Enrolled in School 800 11.0%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 98001

ZIP Code 98001 is in the Auburn School District. There are 12 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 98001.

Evergreen Heights Elementary
5602 South 316th St
Auburn, WA 98001
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Auburn School District
Camelot Elementary School
4041 South 298th
Auburn, WA 98001
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Federal Way School District
Kilo Middle School
4400 South 308th St
Auburn, WA 98001
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Federal Way School District
Lake Dolloff Elementary School
4200 South 308th St
Auburn, WA 98001
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Federal Way School District
Lakeland Elementary School
35827 32nd Av South
Auburn, WA 98001
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Federal Way School District
Valhalla Elementary School
27847 42nd Av South
Auburn, WA 98001
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Federal Way School District
Meredith Hill Elementary School
5830 South 300th St
Auburn, WA 98001
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Federal Way School District
Sequoyah Middle School
3425 South 360th St
Auburn, WA 98001
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Federal Way School District
West Auburn Senior High School
401 West Main St
Auburn, WA 98001
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Auburn School District
Thomas Jefferson High School
4248 South 288th St
Auburn, WA 98001
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Federal Way School District
Overcomer Academy
33415 Military Rd S
Auburn, WA 98001
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
St Nicholas Montessori School
31015 Military Rd S
Auburn, WA 98001
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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