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ZIP Code 98056

Primary City:Renton, WA (View All Cities)
County: King County
Timezone: Pacific (2:35am)
Area code: 425 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:47.51, -122.19
ZIP (~4 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 98056

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 98056. 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 98056. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 98056, 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
Acceptable:
Newcastle
Unacceptable:
Hazelwood, Highlands, Kennydale

Stats and Demographics for the 98056 ZIP Code

ZIP code 98056 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 98056 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 large number of single adults and a small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 98056 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 32,489
Population Density 4,323 people per sq mi
Housing Units 13,746
Median Home Value $342,600
Land Area 7.52 sq mi
Water Area 1.55 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 12,964
Median Household Income $70,683

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

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

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1,2199969458301,0471,4151,3951,4111,3261,2661,190943709485390248179138
Female1,2101,0298658111,1151,3621,4561,3451,2431,2041,180979789555434289228263
Total2,4292,0251,8101,6412,1622,7772,8512,7562,5692,4702,3701,9221,4981,040824537407401

Gender

 Male 16,132 50%
 Female 16,357 50%
Gender

Race

 White 19,273 59.3%
 Black Or African American 2,348 7.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 193 0.6%
 Asian 6,303 19.4%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 161 0.5%
 Other Race 2,415 7.4%
 Two Or More Races 1,796 5.5%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner559831,7061,7881,377805460144
Renter5481,6231,2021,034650318149122
Total6032,6062,9082,8222,0271,123609266

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 5,858 45%
 Single Guardian 2,100 16%
 Singles 3,753 29%
 Singles With Roommate 1,253 10%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 8,879 68%
 Households with Kids 4,085 32%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male268234217239222210172205187187184192176206187158155178152168
Female239254238225205230196187211187163168191156156174172152157155
Total507488455464427440368392398374347360367362343332327330309323

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 98056 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 98056 were primarily built in the 1990s or the 2000s. Looking at 98056 real estate data, the median home value of $342,600 is high compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 98056 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 98056 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 98056 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 32,275 99.3%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 23 0.1%
 Nursing Facilities 10 0.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 181 0.6%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 5,908 43%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,410 10%
 Renter Occupied Households 5,646 41%
 Households Vacant 782 6%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 378 48%
 Rented & Unoccupied 18 2%
 For Sale Only 155 20%
 Sold & Unoccupied 28 4%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 53 7%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 150 19%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 207 3%
 1 Bedroom 1,518 25%
 2 Bedroom 2,846 48%
 3+ Bedroom 1,414 24%
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 $70,683 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 98056 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 98056 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 98056 can expect to fall in that range. There are a slightly smaller percentage of employees that have to travel over 45 minutes to reach their place of employment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 13,260 49%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 7,007 26%
 No Earnings 6,748 25%
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 13,260 49%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 7,007 26%
 No Earnings 6,748 25%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 15,414 86.3%
 Public transportation 1,236 6.9%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 24 0.1%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 338 1.9%
 Worked at Home 858 4.8%
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 1,413 11.7%
 High School Graduate 5,503 45.5%
 Associate's degree 972 8.0%
 Bachelor's degree 2,951 24.4%
 Master's degree 1,031 8.5%
 Professional school degree 151 1.2%
 Doctorate degree 83 0.7%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 4,433 76.7%
 Enrolled in Private School 739 12.8%
 Not Enrolled in School 610 10.5%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 98056

ZIP Code 98056 is in the Renton School District. There are 8 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 98056.

Griffin Home
2500 Lake Washington Blvd Nort
Renton, WA 98056
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Renton School District
Renton Academy
7100 116th Ave SE
Newcastle, WA 98056
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Renton School District
Hazelwood Elementary School
7100 116th Ave SE
Newcastle, WA 98056
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Renton School District
Highlands Elementary School
2720 NE 7th St
Renton, WA 98056
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Renton School District
Hillcrest Special Services Center
1800 Index Ave NE
Renton, WA 98056
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Renton School District
Kennydale Elementary School
1700 NE 28th St
Renton, WA 98056
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Renton School District
Mcknight Middle School
1200 Edmonds Ave NE
Renton, WA 98056
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Renton School District
Renton Tech College High School Completion
3000 NE 4th St
Renton, WA 98056
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Renton Technical College School District

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