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ZIP Code 98117

Primary City:Seattle, WA (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Loyal Heights|Ballard
County: King County
Timezone: Pacific (1:50am)
Area code: 206 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:47.69, -122.38
ZIP (~2 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 98117

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 98117. 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 98117. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 98117, 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:
Crown Hill

Stats and Demographics for the 98117 ZIP Code

ZIP code 98117 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 98117 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 a large number of single adults and a small number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 98117 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 31,365
Population Density 7,953 people per sq mi
Housing Units 14,213
Median Home Value $463,500
Land Area 3.94 sq mi
Water Area 0.61 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 13,667
Median Household Income $86,986

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 40Male Median Age: 39Female Median Age: 40

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1,1179056705946351,0771,3791,5561,6271,1691,2251,189898513245214170175
Female1,0019086695446251,1401,4721,5931,5511,2271,3021,312974524294284238349
Total2,1181,8131,3391,1381,2602,2172,8513,1493,1782,3962,5272,5011,8721,037539498408524

Gender

 Male 15,358 49%
 Female 16,007 51%
Gender

Race

 White 27,314 87.1%
 Black Or African American 516 1.6%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 211 0.7%
 Asian 1,566 5.0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 32 0.1%
 Other Race 436 1.4%
 Two Or More Races 1,290 4.1%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner221,0322,5432,2952,261872531332
Renter2281,3088985824381719658
Total2502,3403,4412,8772,6991,043627390

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 6,450 47%
 Single Guardian 1,386 10%
 Singles 3,973 29%
 Singles With Roommate 1,858 14%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 9,922 73%
 Households with Kids 3,745 27%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male24823020620320718819015616414515212312812210512813912399107
Female2091941951891911881881711701491441241211311101201191227393
Total457424401392398376378327334294296247249253215248258245172200

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 98117 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 98117 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 98117 real estate data, the median home value of $463,500 is extremely high compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 98117 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 98117 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. 1 bedrooms are also common and rent for $750-$999/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 98117 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 31,088 99.1%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 136 0.4%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 141 0.4%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 7,628 54%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 2,260 16%
 Renter Occupied Households 3,779 27%
 Households Vacant 546 4%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 150 27%
 Rented & Unoccupied 24 4%
 For Sale Only 100 18%
 Sold & Unoccupied 45 8%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 54 10%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 173 32%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 235 6%
 1 Bedroom 1,383 34%
 2 Bedroom 1,408 34%
 3+ Bedroom 1,059 26%
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 $86,986 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 98117 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 98117 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. However, that is not the case in 98117. It has a much lower than average number of people that make it to work in under half an hour. 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 13,248 52%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 7,256 29%
 No Earnings 4,773 19%
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 13,248 52%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 7,256 29%
 No Earnings 4,773 19%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 12,511 68.5%
 Public transportation 2,864 15.7%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 37 0.2%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 1,488 8.1%
 Worked at Home 1,363 7.5%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

Compared to other ZIPs, 98117 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 324 3%
 High School Graduate 3,009 27%
 Associate's degree 725 7%
 Bachelor's degree 4,104 37%
 Master's degree 1,816 17%
 Professional school degree 656 6%
 Doctorate degree 366 3%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 2,831 61.8%
 Enrolled in Private School 1,458 31.8%
 Not Enrolled in School 292 6.4%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 98117

ZIP Code 98117 is in the Seattle School District #1. There are 9 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 98117.

Cascade Parent Partnership Program
1330 North 90 St
Seattle, WA 98117
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Seattle School District #1
Greenwood Elementary School
144 NW 80 St
Seattle, WA 98117
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Seattle School District #1
Loyal Heights Elementary School
2511 NW 80 St
Seattle, WA 98117
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Seattle School District #1
North Beach Elementary School
9018 24 Av NW
Seattle, WA 98117
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Seattle School District #1
Whitman Middle School
9201 15 Av NW
Seattle, WA 98117
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Seattle School District #1
Whittier Elementary School
1320 NW 75 St
Seattle, WA 98117
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Seattle School District #1
Salmon Bay K-8 School
1810 NW 65 St
Seattle, WA 98117
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Seattle School District #1
Ballard High School
1418 NW 65 St
Seattle, WA 98117
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Seattle School District #1
Matheia School
2205 NW 67th St
Seattle, WA 98117
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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