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ZIP Code 98055

Primary City:Renton, WA (View All Cities)
County: King County
Timezone: Pacific (12:17am)
Area code: 425 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:47.45, -122.20
ZIP (~3 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 98055

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 98055. 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 98055. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 98055, 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:
Renton, WA

Stats and Demographics for the 98055 ZIP Code

ZIP code 98055 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 large population density.

The people living in ZIP code 98055 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 slightly higher than average. There are also a small number of families and a large number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 98055 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 21,904
Population Density 4,585 people per sq mi
Housing Units 9,498
Median Home Value $266,100
Land Area 4.78 sq mi
Water Area 0.10 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 8,786
Median Household Income $66,461

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 35Male Median Age: 34Female Median Age: 36

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male8136066405997611,081961822774756756612516326209165137137
Female8166045935757711,055933862762742819690554392289235228313
Total1,6291,2101,2331,1741,5322,1361,8941,6841,5361,4981,5751,3021,070718498400365450

Gender

 Male 10,671 49%
 Female 11,233 51%
Gender

Race

 White 10,741 49.0%
 Black Or African American 2,985 13.6%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 141 0.6%
 Asian 5,494 25.1%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 236 1.1%
 Other Race 958 4.4%
 Two Or More Races 1,349 6.2%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner356299451,171991570352141
Renter4031,242829667391143126151
Total4381,8711,7741,8381,382713478292

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 3,713 42%
 Single Guardian 1,584 18%
 Singles 2,672 30%
 Singles With Roommate 817 9%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 6,087 69%
 Households with Kids 2,699 31%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male153179166153129125114116122132114142136116121115122132109131
Female148158176149124107119114140130112118110123116108120114117124
Total301337342302253232233230262262226260246239237223242246226255

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 98055 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 98055 were primarily built in the 1980s or the 2000s. Looking at 98055 real estate data, the median home value of $266,100 is high compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 98055 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 98055 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 98055 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 21,681 99.0%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 5 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 108 0.5%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 110 0.5%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 3,868 41%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 966 10%
 Renter Occupied Households 3,952 42%
 Households Vacant 712 7%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 319 45%
 Rented & Unoccupied 18 3%
 For Sale Only 133 19%
 Sold & Unoccupied 18 3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 45 6%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 179 25%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 109 3%
 1 Bedroom 1,063 27%
 2 Bedroom 1,736 44%
 3+ Bedroom 1,029 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 $66,461 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 98055 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 98055 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 98055 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 8,656 49%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 4,230 24%
 No Earnings 4,711 27%
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 8,656 49%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 4,230 24%
 No Earnings 4,711 27%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 10,109 87.8%
 Public transportation 621 5.4%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 14 0.1%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 163 1.4%
 Worked at Home 608 5.3%
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 895 12%
 High School Graduate 3,715 49%
 Associate's degree 667 9%
 Bachelor's degree 1,765 23%
 Master's degree 351 5%
 Professional school degree 72 1%
 Doctorate degree 64 1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 2,426 74.4%
 Enrolled in Private School 422 12.9%
 Not Enrolled in School 414 12.7%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 98055

ZIP Code 98055 is in the Renton School District. There are 8 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 98055.

Out of District Facility
300 SW 7th St
Renton, WA 98055
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Renton School District
Home Program
2607 Jones Ave South
Renton, WA 98055
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Renton School District
Nelsen Middle School
2403 Jones Ave South
Renton, WA 98055
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Renton School District
Talbot Hill Elementary School
2300 Talbot Rd South
Renton, WA 98055
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Renton School District
Renton Senior High School
400 South 2nd St
Renton, WA 98055
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Renton School District
Sartori Education Center
315 Garden Ave North
Renton, WA 98055
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Renton School District
New Horizon School
1111 S Carr Rd
Renton, WA 98055
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
King of Kings Lutheran Preschool and Kindergarten
18207 108th Ave SE
Renton, WA 98055
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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