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ZIP Code 98023

Primary City:Federal Way, WA (View All Cities)
County: King County
Timezone: Pacific (7:56pm)
Area code: 253 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:47.30, -122.37
ZIP (~4 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 98023

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 98023. 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 98023. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 98023, 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 98023 ZIP Code

ZIP code 98023 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 large population density.

The people living in ZIP code 98023 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 slightly less than average number of single adults and a slightly higher than average number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 98023 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 47,510
Population Density 4,604 people per sq mi
Housing Units 18,026
Median Home Value $265,100
Land Area 10.32 sq mi
Water Area 1.39 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 16,912
Median Household Income $67,906

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 36Male Median Age: 34Female Median Age: 37

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1,6301,6541,8911,9131,7461,6381,4531,4971,6051,8621,8321,5311,262809503341208163
Female1,5471,5771,7931,7961,5841,6281,5071,6551,7471,9661,9771,5821,329842531373292246
Total3,1773,2313,6843,7093,3303,2662,9603,1523,3523,8283,8093,1132,5911,6511,034714500409

Gender

 Male 23,538 50%
 Female 23,972 50%
Gender

Race

 White 29,149 61%
 Black Or African American 4,068 9%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 429 1%
 Asian 6,729 14%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 1,034 2%
 Other Race 2,905 6%
 Two Or More Races 3,196 7%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner809932,0423,1262,6711,331612172
Renter7251,6401,3901,09864423111146
Total8052,6333,4324,2243,3151,562723218

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 9,131 54%
 Single Guardian 3,119 18%
 Singles 3,542 21%
 Singles With Roommate 1,120 7%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 10,497 62%
 Households with Kids 6,415 38%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male339330335300301347317357332361373367403387388372433380340336
Female316313318308288315342310322358332380369354395359377372293326
Total655643653608589662659667654719705747772741783731810752633662

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 98023 has a small percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 98023 were primarily built in the 1980s or the 1970s. Looking at 98023 real estate data, the median home value of $265,100 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 98023. Rentals in 98023 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. 3+ bedrooms are also common and rent for $1,000+/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 98023 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 47,319 99.6%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0.0%
 Other Institutional 21 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 170 0.4%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 9,212 51%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,815 10%
 Renter Occupied Households 5,885 33%
 Households Vacant 1,114 6%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 541 49%
 Rented & Unoccupied 23 2%
 For Sale Only 220 20%
 Sold & Unoccupied 46 4%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 81 7%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 203 18%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 84 1%
 1 Bedroom 1,292 21%
 2 Bedroom 2,475 41%
 3+ Bedroom 2,217 37%
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 $67,906 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 98023 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 98023 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. However, that is not the case in 98023. It has a much lower than average number of people that make it to work in under half an hour. It is much more common for employees to have to travel over 45 minutes to their place of employment than most parts of country which could indicate bad traffic or that people typically live far from where they work.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 16,493 43%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 10,327 27%
 No Earnings 11,495 30%
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 16,493 43%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 10,327 27%
 No Earnings 11,495 30%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 20,407 86.1%
 Public transportation 1,680 7.1%
 Taxicab 11 0.0%
 Motorcycle 63 0.3%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 526 2.2%
 Worked at Home 1,007 4.3%
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 1,437 9.2%
 High School Graduate 8,052 51.4%
 Associate's degree 1,348 8.6%
 Bachelor's degree 3,143 20.1%
 Master's degree 1,302 8.3%
 Professional school degree 265 1.7%
 Doctorate degree 121 0.8%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 7,937 76.3%
 Enrolled in Private School 942 9.1%
 Not Enrolled in School 1,526 14.7%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 98023

ZIP Code 98023 is in the Federal Way School District. There are 18 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 98023.

Adelaide Elementary School
1635 SW 304th St
Federal Way, WA 98023
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Federal Way School District
Brigadoon Elementary School
3601 SW 336th St
Federal Way, WA 98023
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Federal Way School District
Lake Grove Elementary School
303 SW 308th St
Federal Way, WA 98023
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Federal Way School District
Lakota Middle School
1415 SW 314th St
Federal Way, WA 98023
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Federal Way School District
Olympic View Elementary School
2626 SW 327th St
Federal Way, WA 98023
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Federal Way School District
Twin Lakes Elementary School
4400 SW 320th St
Federal Way, WA 98023
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Federal Way School District
Green Gables Elementary School
32607 47th Ave SW
Federal Way, WA 98023
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Federal Way School District
Saghalie Middle School
33914 19th Av SW
Federal Way, WA 98023
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Federal Way School District
Enterprise Elementary School
35101 5th Ave SW
Federal Way, WA 98023
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Federal Way School District
Silver Lake Elementary School
1310 SW 325th St
Federal Way, WA 98023
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Federal Way School District
Sherwood Forest Elementary School
34600 12th Av SW
Federal Way, WA 98023
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Federal Way School District
Birth to Three Development Center
35535 6th Placesw
Federal Way, WA 98023
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Federal Way School District
Birth to Three Development Center
35535 6th Placesw
Federal Way, WA 98023
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Highline School District
Decatur High School
2800 SW 320th St
Federal Way, WA 98023
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Federal Way School District
Employment Transition Program
33250 21st Ave SW
Federal Way, WA 98023
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Federal Way School District
Compass Montessori School
1610 SW Dash Point Rd
Federal Way, WA 98023
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Life Academy of Puget Sound
414 SW 312th St
Federal Way, WA 98023
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
Kindercare Learning Center #1696
34110 Hoyt Rd SW
Federal Way, WA 98023
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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