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ZIP Code 98032

Primary City:Kent, WA (View All Cities)
County: King County
Timezone: Pacific (6:12am)
Area code: 253 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:47.40, -122.26
ZIP (~5 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 98032

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 98032. 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 98032. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 98032, 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:
Kent, WA
Unacceptable:
Midway, Woodmont Beach

Stats and Demographics for the 98032 ZIP Code

ZIP code 98032 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 98032 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of seniors is small. There are also an extremely small number of families and a large number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 98032 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 33,853
Population Density 2,024 people per sq mi
Housing Units 14,451
Median Home Value $234,700
Land Area 16.72 sq mi
Water Area 0.29 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 13,393
Median Household Income $48,853

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 33Male Median Age: 32Female Median Age: 33

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1,4871,1481,0041,0291,3741,8961,5021,3521,2081,2031,13992673545829423711682
Female1,3519929759531,4201,6691,4141,1151,1201,1641,095924776562393305221214
Total2,8382,1401,9791,9822,7943,5652,9162,4672,3282,3672,2341,8501,5111,020687542337296

Gender

 Male 17,190 51%
 Female 16,663 49%
Gender

Race

 White 18,178 54%
 Black Or African American 3,834 11%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 453 1%
 Asian 3,981 12%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 1,012 3%
 Other Race 4,255 13%
 Two Or More Races 2,140 6%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner677461,1391,4111,269635366100
Renter8112,2491,5201,356859482262121
Total8782,9952,6592,7672,1281,117628221

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 4,861 36%
 Single Guardian 2,691 20%
 Singles 4,580 34%
 Singles With Roommate 1,261 9%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 9,095 68%
 Households with Kids 4,298 32%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male304310280266269241215220203228216198179183189215221194210270
Female294257259230205218194198177191216190191187168170206185224226
Total598567539496474459409418380419432388370370357385427379434496

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 98032 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities and nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are rented. Homes in ZIP code 98032 were primarily built in the 1990s or the 1980s. Looking at 98032 real estate data, the median home value of $234,700 is high compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly higher than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 98032. Rentals in 98032 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 98032 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 32,901 97.2%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 649 1.9%
 Juvenile Facilities 17 0.1%
 Nursing Facilities 36 0.1%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 250 0.7%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 4,449 31%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,284 9%
 Renter Occupied Households 7,660 53%
 Households Vacant 1,058 7%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 654 62%
 Rented & Unoccupied 18 2%
 For Sale Only 151 14%
 Sold & Unoccupied 17 2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 56 5%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 162 15%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 226 3%
 1 Bedroom 2,453 34%
 2 Bedroom 3,300 46%
 3+ Bedroom 1,175 16%
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 $48,853 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 98032 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 98032 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 98032. It has a much lower than average number of people that make it to work in under half an hour. Having to travel to work for over 45 minutes isn't uncommon for people who live here.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 10,656 40%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 6,984 27%
 No Earnings 8,683 33%
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 10,656 40%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 6,984 27%
 No Earnings 8,683 33%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 12,781 85.2%
 Public transportation 1,178 7.9%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 20 0.1%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 718 4.8%
 Worked at Home 308 2.1%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The percentage of people that did not graduate high school is among the highest in the nation. 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 1,862 17.2%
 High School Graduate 5,364 49.6%
 Associate's degree 1,240 11.5%
 Bachelor's degree 1,922 17.8%
 Master's degree 274 2.5%
 Professional school degree 73 0.7%
 Doctorate degree 88 0.8%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 5,449 78.3%
 Enrolled in Private School 343 4.9%
 Not Enrolled in School 1,165 16.7%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 98032

ZIP Code 98032 is in the Federal Way School District. There are 6 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 98032.

Technology Access Foundation Academy
26720 40th Ave South
Kent, WA 98032
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Federal Way School District
Sunnycrest Elementary School
24629 42nd Av South
Kent, WA 98032
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Federal Way School District
Kent Elementary School
24700 64th Ave South
Kent, WA 98032
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Kent School District
Neely O Brien Elementary School
6300 South 236th St
Kent, WA 98032
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Kent School District
Mill Creek Middle School
620 Central Ave North
Kent, WA 98032
Grade Level: Middle/Secondary
District: Kent School District
Academy Schools
318 5th Ave S
Kent, WA 98032
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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