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ZIP Code 98116

Primary City:Seattle, WA (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: North Admiral|West Seattle
County: King County
Timezone: Pacific (10:14am)
Area code: 206 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:47.58, -122.40
ZIP (~2 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 98116

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 98116. 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 98116. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 98116, 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:
West Seattle

Stats and Demographics for the 98116 ZIP Code

ZIP code 98116 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 98116 are primarily white. 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 an extremely large number of single adults and a small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 98116 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 22,241
Population Density 7,523 people per sq mi
Housing Units 11,961
Median Home Value $467,900
Land Area 2.96 sq mi
Water Area 0.73 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 11,104
Median Household Income $74,274

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 42Male Median Age: 41Female Median Age: 43

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male6374764354254027859271,003998930875813698451243190151201
Female5865324733574078599759991,029961937901788495339261294408
Total1,2231,0089087828091,6441,9022,0022,0271,8911,8121,7141,486946582451445609

Gender

 Male 10,640 48%
 Female 11,601 52%
Gender

Race

 White 19,356 87.0%
 Black Or African American 420 1.9%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 162 0.7%
 Asian 1,059 4.8%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 42 0.2%
 Other Race 222 1.0%
 Two Or More Races 980 4.4%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner265581,3441,5411,482770448291
Renter2341,3941,046782585280186137
Total2601,9522,3902,3232,0671,050634428

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 4,165 38%
 Single Guardian 994 9%
 Singles 4,593 41%
 Singles With Roommate 1,352 12%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 8,842 80%
 Households with Kids 2,262 20%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male1241471421001021079410073104798587801089977895265
Female114921221251171129795111110100939476677688666053
Total238239264225219219191195184214179178181156175175165155112118

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 98116 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 98116 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 98116 real estate data, the median home value of $467,900 is extremely high compared to the rest of the country. Rentals in 98116 are most commonly 1 bedrooms. The rent for 1 bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. 2 bedrooms are also common and rent for $1,000+/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 98116 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 22,018 99.0%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 185 0.8%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 38 0.2%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 4,964 42%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,496 13%
 Renter Occupied Households 4,644 39%
 Households Vacant 857 7%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 265 31%
 Rented & Unoccupied 21 2%
 For Sale Only 190 22%
 Sold & Unoccupied 38 4%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 143 17%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 200 23%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 159 3%
 1 Bedroom 2,145 43%
 2 Bedroom 2,001 40%
 3+ Bedroom 690 14%
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 $74,274 is compared to the rest of the country.

As with most parts of the country, vehicles are the most common form of transportation to places of employment. ZIP code 98116 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 98116 can expect to fall in that range. Having to travel to work for over 45 minutes isn't uncommon for people who live here.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 9,304 47%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 5,177 26%
 No Earnings 5,137 26%
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 9,304 47%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 5,177 26%
 No Earnings 5,137 26%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 9,414 72.4%
 Public transportation 1,934 14.9%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 33 0.3%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 693 5.3%
 Worked at Home 924 7.1%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

Compared to other ZIPs, 98116 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 348 4%
 High School Graduate 2,656 31%
 Associate's degree 630 7%
 Bachelor's degree 3,378 39%
 Master's degree 985 11%
 Professional school degree 497 6%
 Doctorate degree 164 2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 2,011 53.4%
 Enrolled in Private School 1,322 35.1%
 Not Enrolled in School 433 11.5%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 98116

ZIP Code 98116 is in the Seattle School District #1. There are 10 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 98116.

Pathfinder K-8 School
1901 SW Genesee St
Seattle, WA 98116
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Seattle School District #1
Alki Elementary School
3010 59 Av SW
Seattle, WA 98116
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Seattle School District #1
Lafayette Elementary School
2645 California Av SW
Seattle, WA 98116
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Seattle School District #1
Madison Middle School
3429 45th Ave SW
Seattle, WA 98116
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Seattle School District #1
Schmitz Park Elementary School
5000 SW Spokane St
Seattle, WA 98116
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Seattle School District #1
West Seattle High School
3000 California Av SW
Seattle, WA 98116
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Seattle School District #1
Hope Lutheran School
4456 42nd Ave SW
Seattle, WA 98116
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Seattle Lutheran High School
4100 SW Genesee St
Seattle, WA 98116
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Private
St Christopher Academy
4100 SW Genesee St
Seattle, WA 98116
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Private
Tilden School
4105 California Ave SW
Seattle, WA 98116
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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