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ZIP Code 98070

Primary City:Vashon, WA (View All Cities)
County: King County
Timezone: Pacific (11:20am)
Coordinates:47.4, -122.5
ZIP (~9 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 98070

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 98070. 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 98070. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 98070, 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:
Vashon, WA
Unacceptable:
Dockton, Vashon Island

Stats and Demographics for the 98070 ZIP Code

ZIP code 98070 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 less than average population density.

The people living in ZIP code 98070 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of seniors is large. There are also a small number of single parents and a large number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 98070 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 10,624
Population Density 288 people per sq mi
Housing Units 5,552
Median Home Value $413,400
Land Area 36.92 sq mi
Water Area 12.83 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 4,606
Median Household Income $72,774

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 50Male Median Age: 49Female Median Age: 51

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male21528535630316616315522634041653058554031821414210195
Female194238355283118146170252371513616670546343212171126150
Total4095237115862843093254787119291,1461,2551,086661426313227245

Gender

 Male 5,150 48%
 Female 5,474 52%
Gender

Race

 White 9,808 92.3%
 Black Or African American 90 0.8%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 61 0.6%
 Asian 175 1.6%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 5 0.0%
 Other Race 131 1.2%
 Two Or More Races 354 3.3%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner6814288881,18262029598
Renter43150193241197725656
Total492316211,1291,379692351154

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 2,364 51%
 Single Guardian 536 12%
 Singles 1,284 28%
 Singles With Roommate 422 9%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 3,406 74%
 Households with Kids 1,200 26%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male3738475960465668557272667670645987563727
Female3541354440395847547471687864567881432519
Total72798210310085114115109146143134154134120137168996246

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 98070 has a slightly higher than average 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 98070 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier or the 1990s. Looking at 98070 real estate data, the median home value of $413,400 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 98070. Rentals in 98070 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally < $200/month including utilities. 3+ bedrooms are also common and rent for $1,000+/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 98070 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 10,537 99.2%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 70 0.7%
 Other Institutional 3 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 14 0.1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 2,574 46%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,024 18%
 Renter Occupied Households 1,008 18%
 Households Vacant 946 17%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 51 5.4%
 Rented & Unoccupied 6 0.6%
 For Sale Only 62 6.6%
 Sold & Unoccupied 12 1.3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 681 72.0%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 134 14.2%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 26 3%
 1 Bedroom 280 28%
 2 Bedroom 368 37%
 3+ Bedroom 333 33%
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 $72,774 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 98070 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. ZIP code 98070 uses public transportation to get to work more than almost anywhere in the country. Instead of a commute, a higher percentage of people in 98070 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. However, that is not the case in 98070. It has a much lower than average number of people that make it to work in under half an hour. The area has an extremely high percentage of people that most travel over 45 minutes to their place of employment. People that commute should be aware of the potentially long commute times.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 3,257 34%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,434 36%
 No Earnings 2,870 30%
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 3,257 34%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,434 36%
 No Earnings 2,870 30%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 3,635 62%
 Public transportation 977 17%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 531 9%
 Worked at Home 700 12%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

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 167 4%
 High School Graduate 1,503 38%
 Associate's degree 273 7%
 Bachelor's degree 1,077 28%
 Master's degree 597 15%
 Professional school degree 153 4%
 Doctorate degree 138 4%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,522 83%
 Enrolled in Private School 230 13%
 Not Enrolled in School 86 5%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 98070

ZIP Code 98070 is in the Vashon Island School District. There are 7 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 98070.

Family Link
20120 Vashon Hwy SW
Vashon, WA 98070
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Vashon Island School District
Chautauqua Elementary
9309 SW Cemetery Rd
Vashon, WA 98070
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Vashon Island School District
Mcmurray Middle School
9329 SW Cemetery Rd
Vashon, WA 98070
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Vashon Island School District
Vashon Island High School
20120 Vashon Hwy SW
Vashon, WA 98070
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Vashon Island School District
Student Link
20120 Vashon Hwy SW
Vashon, WA 98070
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Vashon Island School District
Carpe Diem Primary School
1014 Bank Rd SW
Vashon, WA 98070
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
The Harbor School
15920 Vashon Hwy SW
Vashon, WA 98070
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Private

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