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ZIP Code 98105

Primary City:Seattle, WA (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: University District
County: King County
Timezone: Pacific (4:01am)
Area code: 206 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:47.66, -122.30
ZIP (~2 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 98105

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 98105. 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 98105. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 98105, 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:
University

Stats and Demographics for the 98105 ZIP Code

ZIP code 98105 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 98105 are primarily white. The number of young adults is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is extremely 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 98105 ZIP code is extremely small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 43,924
Population Density 10,643 people per sq mi
Housing Units 17,161
Median Home Value $613,900
Land Area 4.13 sq mi
Water Area 2.48 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 15,939
Median Household Income $45,560

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 23Male Median Age: 24Female Median Age: 23

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male7716625003,1987,0422,2801,4541,1561,006819692819650423246179140157
Female7236555483,8596,5801,9551,2201,004872759712788648456236233222260
Total1,4941,3171,0487,05713,6224,2352,6742,1601,8781,5781,4041,6071,298879482412362417

Gender

 Male 22,194 51%
 Female 21,730 49%
Gender

Race

 White 31,353 71.4%
 Black Or African American 938 2.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 195 0.4%
 Asian 8,180 18.6%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 121 0.3%
 Other Race 650 1.5%
 Two Or More Races 2,487 5.7%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner1005151,2381,1431,269670372197
Renter4,6343,1201,006614549215177120
Total4,7343,6352,2441,7571,818885549317

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 4,495 28%
 Single Guardian 1,140 7%
 Singles 6,220 39%
 Singles With Roommate 4,084 26%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 13,396 84%
 Households with Kids 2,543 16%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male181149162134155132146109120105111948910185851128992,0172,043
Female1341431401521401291471131261161129411710973911181,1782,3992,188
Total3152923022862952612932222462212231882062101581762302,0774,4164,231

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 98105 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities and universities nearby.

The majority of household are rented. Homes in ZIP code 98105 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 98105 real estate data, the median home value of $613,900 is extremely high compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly higher than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 98105. Rentals in 98105 are most commonly 1 bedrooms. The rent for 1 bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. 2 bedrooms are also common and rent for $1,000+/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 98105 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 34,816 79.3%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 29 0.1%
 Juvenile Facilities 1 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0.0%
 Other Institutional 2 0.0%
 College Student Housing 8,554 19.5%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 522 1.2%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 4,001 23%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,503 9%
 Renter Occupied Households 10,435 61%
 Households Vacant 1,222 7%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 645 52.8%
 Rented & Unoccupied 47 3.8%
 For Sale Only 115 9.4%
 Sold & Unoccupied 60 4.9%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 139 11.4%
 For Migrant Workers 3 0.2%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 213 17.4%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 1,427 15%
 1 Bedroom 3,540 36%
 2 Bedroom 2,639 27%
 3+ Bedroom 2,157 22%
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 $45,560 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 98105 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. ZIP code 98105 uses public transportation to get to work more than almost anywhere in the country. 98105 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 98105 can expect to fall in that range. It is very uncommon, compared to the rest of the US, for employees to have to travel more than 45 minutes to their place of employment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 10,349 25%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 20,928 51%
 No Earnings 9,990 24%
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 10,349 25%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 20,928 51%
 No Earnings 9,990 24%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 10,699 46.8%
 Public transportation 5,071 22.2%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 104 0.5%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 5,303 23.2%
 Worked at Home 1,667 7.3%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

Compared to other ZIPs, 98105 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 287 3%
 High School Graduate 1,747 18%
 Associate's degree 609 6%
 Bachelor's degree 3,686 37%
 Master's degree 1,925 19%
 Professional school degree 826 8%
 Doctorate degree 873 9%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 2,071 59.2%
 Enrolled in Private School 1,314 37.6%
 Not Enrolled in School 113 3.2%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 98105

ZIP Code 98105 is in the Seattle School District #1. There are 7 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 98105.

John Stanford International Elementary
4057 5 Av NE
Seattle, WA 98105
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Seattle School District #1
Laurelhurst Elementary School
4530 46 Av NE
Seattle, WA 98105
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Seattle School District #1
Mcdonald International Elementary
144 NE 54th St
Seattle, WA 98105
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Seattle School District #1
Villa Academy
5001 NE 50th St
Seattle, WA 98105
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
University Cooperative School
5601 University Way NE
Seattle, WA 98105
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Academy for Precision Learning
5031 University Way NE Ste 104a
Seattle, WA 98105
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
University Child Development School
5062 9th Ave NE
Seattle, WA 98105
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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