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ZIP Code 98040

Primary City:Mercer Island, WA (View All Cities)
County: King County
Timezone: Pacific (8:10pm)
Coordinates:47.56, -122.23
ZIP (~4 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 98040

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 98040. 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 98040. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 98040, 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:
Mercer Island, WA

Stats and Demographics for the 98040 ZIP Code

ZIP code 98040 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 98040 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of seniors is extremely large. There are also a small number of single parents and a large number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 98040 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 22,699
Population Density 3,591 people per sq mi
Housing Units 9,930
Median Home Value $864,000
Land Area 6.32 sq mi
Water Area 6.79 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 9,109
Median Household Income $126,359

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 46Male Median Age: 45Female Median Age: 47

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male531838925884338408363541702918965898752528423357339336
Female4787278637613454054166348359971,102921729567491454398530
Total1,0091,5651,7881,6456838137791,1751,5371,9152,0671,8191,4811,095914811737866

Gender

 Male 11,046 49%
 Female 11,653 51%
Gender

Race

 White 17,677 77.9%
 Black Or African American 286 1.3%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 51 0.2%
 Asian 3,615 15.9%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 26 0.1%
 Other Race 158 0.7%
 Two Or More Races 886 3.9%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner31668491,6981,6761,065774364
Renter124542529457217131216298
Total1277081,3782,1551,8931,196990662

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 5,671 62%
 Single Guardian 861 9%
 Singles 2,198 24%
 Singles With Roommate 379 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 6,058 67%
 Households with Kids 3,051 33%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male961171121211481581741751831631631931922142192221971866069
Female761011101341261491531391601791641821711672091801841385066
Total172218222255274307327314343342327375363381428402381324110135

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 98040 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 98040 were primarily built in the 1960s or the 1970s. Looking at 98040 real estate data, the median home value of $864,000 is extremely high compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 98040. Rentals in 98040 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. 1 bedrooms are also common and rent for $1,000+/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 98040 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 22,631 99.7%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 43 0.2%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 25 0.1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 4,427 45%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 2,168 22%
 Renter Occupied Households 2,514 25%
 Households Vacant 821 8%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 285 35%
 Rented & Unoccupied 37 5%
 For Sale Only 146 18%
 Sold & Unoccupied 27 3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 157 19%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 169 21%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 147 6%
 1 Bedroom 804 32%
 2 Bedroom 940 37%
 3+ Bedroom 656 26%
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 $126,359 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 98040 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 98040 use public transportation to travel to work more than most areas of the nation. Instead of a commute, a higher percentage of people in 98040 are able to work from home than most places in the nation. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. More commuters in 98040 get to experience these short commute times than most other ZIP codes. It is very uncommon, compared to the rest of the US, for employees to have to travel more than 45 minutes to their place of employment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 6,994 38%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 4,548 25%
 No Earnings 6,794 37%
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 6,994 38%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 4,548 25%
 No Earnings 6,794 37%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 8,002 78.8%
 Public transportation 761 7.5%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 17 0.2%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 403 4.0%
 Worked at Home 975 9.6%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

Compared to other ZIPs, 98040 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 98 1%
 High School Graduate 1,184 15%
 Associate's degree 291 4%
 Bachelor's degree 3,044 38%
 Master's degree 1,799 22%
 Professional school degree 1,254 16%
 Doctorate degree 329 4%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 3,428 69.3%
 Enrolled in Private School 1,370 27.7%
 Not Enrolled in School 151 3.1%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 98040

ZIP Code 98040 is in the Mercer Island School District. There are 12 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 98040.

Island Park Elementary
5437 Island Crest Way
Mercer Island, WA 98040
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Mercer Island School District
Lakeridge Elementary School
8215 SE 78th
Mercer Island, WA 98040
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Mercer Island School District
Islander Middle School
8225 SE 72nd
Mercer Island, WA 98040
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Mercer Island School District
West Mercer Elementary
4141 81st Ave SE
Mercer Island, WA 98040
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Mercer Island School District
Mercer Island High School
9100 SE 42nd
Mercer Island, WA 98040
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Mercer Island School District
St Monica School
4320 87th Ave SE
Mercer Island, WA 98040
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Northwest Yeshiva High School
5017 90th Ave SE
Mercer Island, WA 98040
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Private
American Academy
7834 SE 32nd St
Mercer Island, WA 98040
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
Early World Montessori
3027 80th Ave SE
Mercer Island, WA 98040
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Children'S Institute for Learning Differences
4030 86th Ave SE
Mercer Island, WA 98040
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
Etc Preparatory Academy
9655 SE 36th St Ste 101
Mercer Island, WA 98040
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
French American School of Puget Sound
3795 E Mercer Way
Mercer Island, WA 98040
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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