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ZIP Code 98108

Primary City:Seattle, WA (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Georgetown
County: King County
Timezone: Pacific (10:13am)
Area code: 206 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:47.54, -122.31
ZIP (~3 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 98108

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 98108. 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 98108. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 98108, 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
Acceptable:
Tukwila

Stats and Demographics for the 98108 ZIP Code

ZIP code 98108 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 higher than average population density.

The people living in ZIP code 98108 are primarily Asian. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is large. There are also a small number of families and a large number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 98108 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 22,374
Population Density 2,989 people per sq mi
Housing Units 8,194
Median Home Value $326,500
Land Area 7.48 sq mi
Water Area 0.37 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 7,643
Median Household Income $52,232

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 37Male Median Age: 36Female Median Age: 37

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male7626946747548018909191,009870842767728575356317224163150
Female753696609636677789865860718772705726591427341270207237
Total1,5151,3901,2831,3901,4781,6791,7841,8691,5881,6141,4721,4541,166783658494370387

Gender

 Male 11,495 51%
 Female 10,879 49%
Gender

Race

 White 6,443 29%
 Black Or African American 3,361 15%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 233 1%
 Asian 9,360 42%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 184 1%
 Other Race 1,550 7%
 Two Or More Races 1,243 6%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner28487856972943473335199
Renter18477879564543632315534
Total2121,2651,6511,6171,379796490233

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 3,184 42%
 Single Guardian 1,654 22%
 Singles 1,935 25%
 Singles With Roommate 870 11%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 5,088 67%
 Households with Kids 2,555 33%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male144154140156154152119132137140151129122132138149144154169151
Female158142162150147134143132140119123123127117121140126118131136
Total302296302306301286262264277259274252249249259289270272300287

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 98108 has a small 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 98108 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier or the 2000s. Looking at 98108 real estate data, the median home value of $326,500 is 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 98108. Rentals in 98108 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. 3+ bedrooms are also common and rent for $1,000+/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 98108 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 22,017 98.4%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 103 0.5%
 Other Institutional 42 0.2%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 212 0.9%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 3,099 38%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,194 15%
 Renter Occupied Households 3,350 41%
 Households Vacant 551 7%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 174 32%
 Rented & Unoccupied 13 2%
 For Sale Only 124 23%
 Sold & Unoccupied 34 6%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 22 4%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 184 33%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 124 4%
 1 Bedroom 664 19%
 2 Bedroom 1,404 40%
 3+ Bedroom 1,290 37%
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 $52,232 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 98108 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 98108 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 98108 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 8,005 44%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 4,773 26%
 No Earnings 5,623 31%
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 8,005 44%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 4,773 26%
 No Earnings 5,623 31%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 8,301 72%
 Public transportation 2,241 19%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 95 1%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 532 5%
 Worked at Home 345 3%
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 1,892 23.0%
 High School Graduate 3,508 42.7%
 Associate's degree 460 5.6%
 Bachelor's degree 1,779 21.6%
 Master's degree 442 5.4%
 Professional school degree 97 1.2%
 Doctorate degree 46 0.6%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 3,511 72%
 Enrolled in Private School 419 9%
 Not Enrolled in School 927 19%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 98108

ZIP Code 98108 is in the Seattle School District #1. There are 8 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 98108.

Education Service Centers
1330 North 90 St
Seattle, WA 98108
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Seattle School District #1
Mercer Middle School
1600 South Columbian Wy
Seattle, WA 98108
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Seattle School District #1
Concord International School
723 South Concord St
Seattle, WA 98108
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Seattle School District #1
Dearborn Park Elementary School
2820 South Orcas St
Seattle, WA 98108
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Seattle School District #1
Maple Elementary School
4925 Corson Av South
Seattle, WA 98108
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Seattle School District #1
Van Asselt Elementary School
8311 Beacon Av South
Seattle, WA 98108
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Seattle School District #1
Cleveland High School
5511 15 Ave South
Seattle, WA 98108
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Seattle School District #1
St George Parish School
5117 13th Ave S
Seattle, WA 98108
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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