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ZIP Code 98043

Primary City:Mountlake Terrace, WA (View All Cities)
County: Snohomish County
Timezone: Pacific (1:38am)
Coordinates:47.79, -122.31
ZIP (~2 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 98043

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 98043. 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 98043. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 98043, 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:
Mountlake Terrace, WA
Acceptable:
Mountlake Ter

Stats and Demographics for the 98043 ZIP Code

ZIP code 98043 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 98043 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 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 98043 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 19,943
Population Density 4,886 people per sq mi
Housing Units 8,615
Median Home Value $261,000
Land Area 4.08 sq mi
Water Area 0.11 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 8,205
Median Household Income $58,865

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 37Male Median Age: 35Female Median Age: 38

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male66356760364169284986072969678374862446326717617711094
Female627562504620683890751714773867764663554339263240192195
Total1,2901,1291,1071,2611,3751,7391,6111,4431,4691,6501,5121,2871,017606439417302289

Gender

 Male 9,742 49%
 Female 10,201 51%
Gender

Race

 White 14,302 71.7%
 Black Or African American 854 4.3%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 213 1.1%
 Asian 2,226 11.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 159 0.8%
 Other Race 966 4.8%
 Two Or More Races 1,223 6.1%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner426289051,2841,110539388125
Renter3159776795803371299869
Total3571,6051,5841,8641,447668486194

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 3,384 41%
 Single Guardian 1,517 18%
 Singles 2,485 30%
 Singles With Roommate 819 10%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 5,678 69%
 Households with Kids 2,527 31%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male12714112412412410611299126110104134120135135113130142121129
Female114141137100115104971221241071029090115119135138124104132
Total241282261224239210209221250217206224210250254248268266225261

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 98043 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 98043 were primarily built in the 1950s or the 1960s. Looking at 98043 real estate data, the median home value of $261,000 is high compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 98043 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 98043 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 98043 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 19,847 99.5%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 4 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 16 0.1%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 76 0.4%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 4,002 46%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,019 12%
 Renter Occupied Households 3,184 37%
 Households Vacant 410 5%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 195 48%
 Rented & Unoccupied 10 2%
 For Sale Only 92 22%
 Sold & Unoccupied 6 1%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 22 5%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 85 21%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 11 0.3%
 1 Bedroom 826 25.1%
 2 Bedroom 1,597 48.5%
 3+ Bedroom 858 26.1%
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 $58,865 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 98043 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 98043 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 98043 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 7,193 44%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 4,699 29%
 No Earnings 4,515 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 7,193 44%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 4,699 29%
 No Earnings 4,515 28%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 8,905 84.5%
 Public transportation 1,018 9.7%
 Taxicab 39 0.4%
 Motorcycle 57 0.5%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 185 1.8%
 Worked at Home 338 3.2%
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 842 12.0%
 High School Graduate 3,704 52.7%
 Associate's degree 867 12.3%
 Bachelor's degree 1,001 14.2%
 Master's degree 470 6.7%
 Professional school degree 93 1.3%
 Doctorate degree 52 0.7%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 2,539 74.6%
 Enrolled in Private School 300 8.8%
 Not Enrolled in School 565 16.6%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 98043

ZIP Code 98043 is in the Edmonds School District. There are 6 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 98043.

Cedar Way Elementary
22222 39th Ave West
Mtlk Terrace, WA 98043
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Edmonds School District
Mountlake Terrace Elementary
22001 52nd Ave West
Mtlk Terrace, WA 98043
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Edmonds School District
Challenge Elementary
5409 228th St SW
Mtlk Terrace, WA 98043
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Edmonds School District
Terrace Park Elementary
5409 228th St SW
Mtlk Terrace, WA 98043
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Edmonds School District
Mountlake Terrace High School
21801 44th Ave West
Mtlk Terrace, WA 98043
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Edmonds School District
Cedar Park Christian School
23607 54th Ave W
Mountlake Terrace, WA 98043
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Private

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