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ZIP Code 98104

Primary City:Seattle, WA (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: SoDo|Downtown
County: King County
Timezone: Pacific (12:29pm)
Area code: 206 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:47.60, -122.33
ZIP (~1 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 98104

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 98104. 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 98104. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 98104, 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:
International, Pioneer Square

Stats and Demographics for the 98104 ZIP Code

ZIP code 98104 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 98104 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of young adults is slightly higher than average. 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 98104 ZIP code is extremely small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 13,095
Population Density 16,899 people per sq mi
Housing Units 7,711
Median Home Value $392,000
Land Area 0.77 sq mi
Water Area 0.10 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 6,749
Median Household Income $26,637

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 41Male Median Age: 40Female Median Age: 42

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1651081191987561,032869720703711669600427278195236125131
Female109125107146529679398308282274304282306248228244216268
Total2742332263441,2851,7111,2671,028985985973882733526423480341399

Gender

 Male 8,042 61%
 Female 5,053 39%
Gender

Race

 White 6,259 47.8%
 Black Or African American 2,451 18.7%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 299 2.3%
 Asian 3,164 24.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 41 0.3%
 Other Race 376 2.9%
 Two Or More Races 505 3.9%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner16127104101145868651
Renter5781,426813880881606570279
Total5941,5539179811,026692656330

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,039 15%
 Single Guardian 452 7%
 Singles 4,573 68%
 Singles With Roommate 685 10%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 1
 Households without Kids 6,305 93%
 Households with Kids 444 7%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male31362431202726102530183120202318256072107
Female2225142228242622251920202919212122334974
Total536138534851523250493851493944394793121181

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 98104 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities and nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are rented. Homes in ZIP code 98104 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 98104 real estate data, the median home value of $392,000 is extremely high compared to the rest of the country. It is also high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 98104. Rentals in 98104 are most commonly 1 bedrooms. The rent for 1 bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 98104 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 9,870 75.4%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 1,822 13.9%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 40 0.3%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 1,363 10.4%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 505 7%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 211 3%
 Renter Occupied Households 6,033 78%
 Households Vacant 962 12%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 653 68%
 Rented & Unoccupied 39 4%
 For Sale Only 64 7%
 Sold & Unoccupied 15 2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 107 11%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 84 9%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 1,824 30%
 1 Bedroom 3,131 51%
 2 Bedroom 975 16%
 3+ Bedroom 202 3%
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 $26,637 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 98104 may not be as nice as other parts of town.

ZIP 98104 is unusual in that "Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means" is the most frequent method of transportation to work instead of vehicles. ZIP code 98104 uses public transportation to get to work more than almost anywhere in the country. 98104 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 98104 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 3,509 29%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,502 29%
 No Earnings 5,102 42%
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 3,509 29%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,502 29%
 No Earnings 5,102 42%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 1,297 24%
 Public transportation 1,684 31%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 2,041 38%
 Worked at Home 355 7%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The percentage of people that did not graduate high school is among the highest in the nation. 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 1,255 20%
 High School Graduate 2,493 40%
 Associate's degree 423 7%
 Bachelor's degree 1,350 22%
 Master's degree 438 7%
 Professional school degree 151 2%
 Doctorate degree 118 2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 518 82%
 Enrolled in Private School 0 0%
 Not Enrolled in School 116 18%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 98104

ZIP Code 98104 is in the Private. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 98104.

O'Dea High School
802 Terry Ave
Seattle, WA 98104
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Private

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