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ZIP Code 98102

Primary City:Seattle, WA (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Eastlake|Cascade
County: King County
Timezone: Pacific (10:05am)
Area code: 206 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:47.64, -122.33
ZIP (~2 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 98102

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 98102. 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 98102. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 98102, 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:
Seattle, WA
Unacceptable:
Broadway, Capitol Hill

Stats and Demographics for the 98102 ZIP Code

ZIP code 98102 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 an extremely large population density.

The people living in ZIP code 98102 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of seniors is small. There are also an extremely large number of single adults and an extremely small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 98102 ZIP code is extremely small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 20,756
Population Density 15,829 people per sq mi
Housing Units 14,289
Median Home Value $406,000
Land Area 1.31 sq mi
Water Area 0.25 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 13,032
Median Household Income $65,054

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 33Male Median Age: 34Female Median Age: 32

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male2241411141931,0592,2841,8291,1639227276445985153111661257937
Female206147952051,3112,2281,4298386174184364824763201571147472
Total4302882093982,3704,5123,2582,0011,5391,1451,0801,080991631323239153109

Gender

 Male 11,131 54%
 Female 9,625 46%
Gender

Race

 White 17,129 82.5%
 Black Or African American 531 2.6%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 116 0.6%
 Asian 1,689 8.1%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 48 0.2%
 Other Race 334 1.6%
 Two Or More Races 909 4.4%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner5473081970876146723169
Renter1,3514,3541,6628806372097030
Total1,4055,0842,4811,5881,39867630199

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 2,165 17%
 Single Guardian 515 4%
 Singles 7,300 56%
 Singles With Roommate 3,052 23%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 12,305 94%
 Households with Kids 727 6%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male5243312930312524313124142421204129426196
Female43424127263923332624191919142320264591134
Total958572565670485757554333433543615587152230

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 98102 has a small percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are rented. Homes in ZIP code 98102 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 98102 real estate data, the median home value of $406,000 is extremely high compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 98102 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 98102 are most commonly 1 bedrooms. The rent for 1 bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 98102 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 20,443 98%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0%
 Other Institutional 0 0%
 College Student Housing 0 0%
 Military Quarters 0 0%
 Other Noninstitutional 313 2%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 2,931 21%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 908 6%
 Renter Occupied Households 9,193 64%
 Households Vacant 1,257 9%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 572 46%
 Rented & Unoccupied 54 4%
 For Sale Only 180 14%
 Sold & Unoccupied 34 3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 199 16%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 218 17%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 1,407 14%
 1 Bedroom 5,956 60%
 2 Bedroom 2,229 22%
 3+ Bedroom 413 4%
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 $65,054 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 98102 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 98102 uses public transportation to get to work more than almost anywhere in the country. 98102 is extremely friendly to pedestrians/cyclists and the percentage of people using these transportation methods to commute to work are among the highest in the country. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. A slightly higher than average number of commuters in 98102 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 11,449 53%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 7,179 33%
 No Earnings 2,836 13%
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 11,449 53%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 7,179 33%
 No Earnings 2,836 13%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 7,356 43.3%
 Public transportation 4,490 26.4%
 Taxicab 38 0.2%
 Motorcycle 61 0.4%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 4,071 23.9%
 Worked at Home 984 5.8%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

Compared to other ZIPs, 98102 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 166 2%
 High School Graduate 2,469 24%
 Associate's degree 580 6%
 Bachelor's degree 4,333 43%
 Master's degree 1,652 16%
 Professional school degree 628 6%
 Doctorate degree 254 3%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 389 54.0%
 Enrolled in Private School 309 42.9%
 Not Enrolled in School 22 3.1%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 98102

ZIP Code 98102 is in the Seattle School District #1. There are 4 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 98102.

Lowell Elementary School
1058 East Mercer St
Seattle, WA 98102
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Seattle School District #1
Tops K-8 School
2500 Franklin Av East
Seattle, WA 98102
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Seattle School District #1
Bright Water School
1501 10th Ave E Ste 100
Seattle, WA 98102
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Bertschi School
2227 10th Ave E
Seattle, WA 98102
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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