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ZIP Code 98038

Primary City:Maple Valley, WA (View All Cities)
County: King County
Timezone: Pacific (7:59pm)
Coordinates:47.4, -121.9
ZIP (~10 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 98038

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 98038. 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 98038. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 98038, 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:
Maple Valley, WA
Unacceptable:
Four Corners, Wilderness Village

Stats and Demographics for the 98038 ZIP Code

ZIP code 98038 is located in central Washington and covers a slightly less than average land area compared to other ZIP codes in the United States. It also has a slightly less than average population density.

The people living in ZIP code 98038 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 large number of families and a small number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 98038 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 31,171
Population Density 469 people per sq mi
Housing Units 11,387
Median Home Value $317,700
Land Area 66.49 sq mi
Water Area 0.39 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 10,854
Median Household Income $95,043

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

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

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1,1671,3311,4251,1776517031,0041,2331,3601,4441,26193168545932321611589
Female1,1391,2631,2801,1515587611,1271,2721,4161,4471,205919696486322197175183
Total2,3062,5942,7052,3281,2091,4642,1312,5052,7762,8912,4661,8501,381945645413290272

Gender

 Male 15,574 50%
 Female 15,597 50%
Gender

Race

 White 27,227 87.3%
 Black Or African American 569 1.8%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 180 0.6%
 Asian 1,193 3.8%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 99 0.3%
 Other Race 478 1.5%
 Two Or More Races 1,425 4.6%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner501,1082,3712,6681,672896405112
Renter100387412333173635153
Total1501,4952,7833,0011,845959456165

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 7,270 67%
 Single Guardian 1,346 12%
 Singles 1,688 16%
 Singles With Roommate 550 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 5,984 55%
 Households with Kids 4,870 45%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male211245267257254253277277270292253311282287290233269221164130
Female237234238239232223283239286231251295267236284254276196141118
Total448479505496486476560516556523504606549523574487545417305248

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 98038 has a small percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 98038 were primarily built in the 2000s or the 1990s. Looking at 98038 real estate data, the median home value of $317,700 is high compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 98038 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 98038 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 98038 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 31,171 100%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0%
 Other Institutional 0 0%
 College Student Housing 0 0%
 Military Quarters 0 0%
 Other Noninstitutional 0 0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 7,974 70%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,308 11%
 Renter Occupied Households 1,572 14%
 Households Vacant 533 5%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 75 14%
 Rented & Unoccupied 10 2%
 For Sale Only 178 33%
 Sold & Unoccupied 42 8%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 71 13%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 157 29%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 56 3%
 1 Bedroom 275 15%
 2 Bedroom 402 21%
 3+ Bedroom 1,160 61%
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 $95,043 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 98038 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. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. In 98038 though, the percentage of people that make it to work in under half an hour is among the lowest. 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 11,909 48%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 5,983 24%
 No Earnings 7,065 28%
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 11,909 48%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 5,983 24%
 No Earnings 7,065 28%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 14,453 90.2%
 Public transportation 361 2.3%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 48 0.3%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 305 1.9%
 Worked at Home 850 5.3%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

Compared to other ZIPs, 98038 has a very small percentage of people that did not graduate high school. 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 357 3.4%
 High School Graduate 5,560 52.2%
 Associate's degree 1,092 10.3%
 Bachelor's degree 2,498 23.5%
 Master's degree 977 9.2%
 Professional school degree 91 0.9%
 Doctorate degree 74 0.7%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 6,745 80.4%
 Enrolled in Private School 809 9.6%
 Not Enrolled in School 837 10.0%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 98038

ZIP Code 98038 is in the Tahoma School District. There are 7 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 98038.

Russell Ridge Center
22615 Sweeney Rd SE
Maple Valley, WA 98038
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Tahoma School District
Rock Creek Elementary
25700 Maple Valley Hwy SE
Maple Valley, WA 98038
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Tahoma School District
Glacier Park Elementary
23700 SE 280th St
Maple Valley, WA 98038
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Tahoma School District
Cedar River Middle School
22615 Sweeney Rd SE
Maple Valley, WA 98038
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Tahoma School District
Lake Wilderness Elementary
24216 Witte Rd SE
Maple Valley, WA 98038
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Tahoma School District
Shadow Lake Elementary
22620 Sweeney Rd SE
Maple Valley, WA 98038
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Tahoma School District
Tahoma Middle School
24425 SE 216th St
Maple Valley, WA 98038
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Tahoma School District

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