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ZIP Code 98003

Primary City:Federal Way, WA (View All Cities)
County: King County
Timezone: Pacific (5:48am)
Area code: 253 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:47.31, -122.31
ZIP (~5 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 98003

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 98003. 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 98003. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 98003, 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:
Federal Way, WA
Acceptable:
Auburn

Stats and Demographics for the 98003 ZIP Code

ZIP code 98003 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 98003 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of young adults is large. There are also a small number of families and a large number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 98003 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 44,151
Population Density 3,800 people per sq mi
Housing Units 18,436
Median Home Value $221,600
Land Area 11.62 sq mi
Water Area 0.11 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 17,250
Median Household Income $45,894

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 35Male Median Age: 33Female Median Age: 36

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1,6761,5101,4841,6151,6231,8391,5171,3531,4401,5561,4511,194957656499392282299
Female1,5881,3481,4191,5091,7351,8091,5751,4821,4431,6051,6221,3621,118856658539502638
Total3,2642,8582,9033,1243,3583,6483,0922,8352,8833,1613,0732,5562,0751,5121,157931784937

Gender

 Male 21,343 48%
 Female 22,808 52%
Gender

Race

 White 24,454 55%
 Black Or African American 4,782 11%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 453 1%
 Asian 5,587 13%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 1,401 3%
 Other Race 4,599 10%
 Two Or More Races 2,875 7%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner849161,4522,1401,8701,159650209
Renter9572,2831,7621,479937501443408
Total1,0413,1993,2143,6192,8071,6601,093617

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 6,863 40%
 Single Guardian 3,610 21%
 Singles 5,395 31%
 Singles With Roommate 1,382 8%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 11,490 67%
 Households with Kids 5,760 33%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male312354339327324302322259303303308301290282319307359323307321
Female314331316306296279254264255254276290282317287324315287296348
Total626685655633620581576523558557584591572599606631674610603669

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 98003 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are rented. Homes in ZIP code 98003 were primarily built in the 1980s or the 1970s. Looking at 98003 real estate data, the median home value of $221,600 is slightly higher than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 98003 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 98003 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 98003 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 43,511 98.6%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 3 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 421 1.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 216 0.5%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 6,313 34%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 2,167 12%
 Renter Occupied Households 8,770 48%
 Households Vacant 1,186 6%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 631 53%
 Rented & Unoccupied 25 2%
 For Sale Only 197 17%
 Sold & Unoccupied 39 3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 67 6%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 227 19%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 489 5%
 1 Bedroom 2,530 28%
 2 Bedroom 3,855 43%
 3+ Bedroom 2,102 23%
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 $45,894 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 98003 may not be as nice as other parts of town.

As with most parts of the country, vehicles are the most common form of transportation to places of employment. Residents in ZIP code 98003 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 98003 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 13,989 39%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 8,908 25%
 No Earnings 12,669 36%
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 13,989 39%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 8,908 25%
 No Earnings 12,669 36%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 17,082 84.3%
 Public transportation 1,386 6.8%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 77 0.4%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 784 3.9%
 Worked at Home 944 4.7%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The population has a much higher percentage of people with low education levels (less than high school) than normal. 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 1,896 13.8%
 High School Graduate 7,575 55.3%
 Associate's degree 1,250 9.1%
 Bachelor's degree 2,247 16.4%
 Master's degree 583 4.3%
 Professional school degree 97 0.7%
 Doctorate degree 45 0.3%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 6,956 77.3%
 Enrolled in Private School 601 6.7%
 Not Enrolled in School 1,446 16.1%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 98003

ZIP Code 98003 is in the Federal Way School District. There are 25 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 98003.

Merit School
36001 1st Av South
Federal Way, WA 98003
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Federal Way School District
Internet Academy
31455 28th Ave South
Federal Way, WA 98003
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Federal Way School District
Federal Way Public Academy
34620 9th Av South
Federal Way, WA 98003
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Federal Way School District
Support School
31405 18th Ave South
Federal Way, WA 98003
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Federal Way School District
Illahee Middle School
36001 1st Ave South
Federal Way, WA 98003
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Federal Way School District
Mirror Lake Elementary School
625 South 314th St
Federal Way, WA 98003
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Federal Way School District
Nautilus K-8 School
1000 South 289th St
Federal Way, WA 98003
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Federal Way School District
Sacajawea Middle School
1101 South Dash Point Rd
Federal Way, WA 98003
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Federal Way School District
Wildwood Elementary School
2405 South 300th St
Federal Way, WA 98003
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Federal Way School District
Panther Lake Elementary School
34424 1st Av South
Federal Way, WA 98003
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Federal Way School District
Mark Twain Elementary School
2450 South Star Lake Rd
Federal Way, WA 98003
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Federal Way School District
Rainier View Elementary School
3015 South 368th St
Federal Way, WA 98003
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Federal Way School District
Federal Way Public Schools Headstart
31457 28th Ave South
Federal Way, WA 98003
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Federal Way School District
Federal Way Public School Eceap
33330 8th Ave South
Federal Way, WA 98003
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Federal Way School District
Federal Way High School
30611 16th Av South
Federal Way, WA 98003
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Federal Way School District
Todd Beamer High School
35999 16th Av South
Federal Way, WA 98003
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Federal Way School District
Federal Way Running Start Home School
33330 8th Ave South
Federal Way, WA 98003
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Federal Way School District
Career Academy at Truman High School
31455 28th Ave South
Federal Way, WA 98003
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Federal Way School District
Gateway to College
33330 8th Ave South
Federal Way, WA 98003
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Federal Way School District
St Vincent De Paul School
30527 8th Ave S
Federal Way, WA 98003
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Spring Valley Montessori School
36605 Pacific Hwy S
Federal Way, WA 98003
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Holy Innocents School of the Northwest
2530 S 298th St
Federal Way, WA 98003
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
Brooklake Christian School
629 S 356th St
Federal Way, WA 98003
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Christian Faith School
33645 20th Ave S
Federal Way, WA 98003
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
St Luke'S Preschool & Kindergarten
515 S 312th St
Federal Way, WA 98003
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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