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ZIP Code 98106

Primary City:Seattle, WA (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Riverview|Delridge
County: King County
Timezone: Pacific (6:20am)
Area code: 206 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:47.55, -122.35
ZIP (~4 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 98106

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 98106. 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 98106. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 98106, 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:
White Center

Stats and Demographics for the 98106 ZIP Code

ZIP code 98106 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 large population density.

The people living in ZIP code 98106 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 a small number of families and a large number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 98106 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 22,873
Population Density 4,161 people per sq mi
Housing Units 9,990
Median Home Value $281,700
Land Area 5.50 sq mi
Water Area 0.32 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 9,018
Median Household Income $57,875

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 34Male Median Age: 34Female Median Age: 35

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male8996486316737661,0911,1121,0419378507506844642991931158253
Female8266626256658001,0851,1601,068856793792719531350235166114138
Total1,7251,3101,2561,3381,5662,1762,2722,1091,7931,6431,5421,403995649428281196191

Gender

 Male 11,288 49%
 Female 11,585 51%
Gender

Race

 White 11,715 51%
 Black Or African American 2,658 12%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 377 2%
 Asian 4,669 20%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 290 1%
 Other Race 1,599 7%
 Two Or More Races 1,565 7%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner337721,2391,15696340822590
Renter3301,19793370554628410433
Total3631,9692,1721,8611,509692329123

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 3,352 37%
 Single Guardian 1,985 22%
 Singles 2,456 27%
 Singles With Roommate 1,225 14%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 6,178 69%
 Households with Kids 2,840 31%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male182177187163153117131125122107137134130123131136135137134153
Female191159161139155117125131134126107140121131128147122139129147
Total373336348302308234256256256233244274251254259283257276263300

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 98106 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 98106 were primarily built in the 2000s or 1939 or earlier. Looking at 98106 real estate data, the median home value of $281,700 is high compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 98106 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 98106 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 98106 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 22,842 99.9%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 7 0.0%
 Other Institutional 7 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 17 0.1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 4,089 41%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 797 8%
 Renter Occupied Households 4,132 41%
 Households Vacant 972 10%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 593 61%
 Rented & Unoccupied 12 1%
 For Sale Only 144 15%
 Sold & Unoccupied 30 3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 25 3%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 168 17%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 153 3%
 1 Bedroom 1,489 30%
 2 Bedroom 2,187 44%
 3+ Bedroom 1,155 23%
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 $57,875 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 98106 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 98106 uses public transportation to get to work more than almost anywhere in the country. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. Most commuters in 98106 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 8,141 42%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 6,045 31%
 No Earnings 5,404 28%
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 8,141 42%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 6,045 31%
 No Earnings 5,404 28%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 9,577 77.9%
 Public transportation 1,800 14.6%
 Taxicab 27 0.2%
 Motorcycle 70 0.6%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 410 3.3%
 Worked at Home 410 3.3%
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 1,077 13.1%
 High School Graduate 3,987 48.7%
 Associate's degree 854 10.4%
 Bachelor's degree 1,793 21.9%
 Master's degree 384 4.7%
 Professional school degree 63 0.8%
 Doctorate degree 33 0.4%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 2,808 75.5%
 Enrolled in Private School 359 9.7%
 Not Enrolled in School 552 14.8%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 98106

ZIP Code 98106 is in the Highline School District. There are 11 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 98106.

Head Start
9700 8th Ave SW
Seattle, WA 98106
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Highline School District
Highland Park Elementary School
1012 SW Trenton St
Seattle, WA 98106
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Seattle School District #1
Sanislo Elementary School
1812 SW Myrtle St
Seattle, WA 98106
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Seattle School District #1
K-5 Stem at Boren
5950 Delridge Way SW
Seattle, WA 98106
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Seattle School District #1
Sscc High School Completion
6000 16th Ave SW
Seattle, WA 98106
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: South Seattle Community College School District
Career Link
6000 16th Ave SW
Seattle, WA 98106
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Highline School District
Southwest Youth and Family Services
4555 Delridge Way SW
Seattle, WA 98106
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Highline School District
Holy Family School
9615 20th Ave SW
Seattle, WA 98106
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Soundview Education
9205 3rd Ave SW
Seattle, WA 98106
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
The Community of West Seattle
9450 22nd Ave SW
Seattle, WA 98106
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Sound View Education
9205 3rd Ave SW
Seattle, WA 98106
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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