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ZIP Code 98122

Primary City:Seattle, WA (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Minor|Central Area
County: King County
Timezone: Pacific (6:36am)
Area code: 206 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:47.61, -122.30
ZIP (~2 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 98122

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 98122. 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 98122. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 98122, 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:
East Union

Stats and Demographics for the 98122 ZIP Code

ZIP code 98122 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 98122 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of young adults is extremely large. 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 98122 ZIP code is extremely small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 31,454
Population Density 13,594 people per sq mi
Housing Units 17,123
Median Home Value $407,600
Land Area 2.31 sq mi
Water Area 1.22 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 15,717
Median Household Income $53,570

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 32Male Median Age: 33Female Median Age: 31

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male6994884409121,8982,4781,9781,6261,4791,115962743623385213166105122
Female6174534141,1702,2842,1931,6361,283964767660643594403235222210274
Total1,3169418542,0824,1824,6713,6142,9092,4431,8821,6221,3861,217788448388315396

Gender

 Male 16,432 52%
 Female 15,022 48%
Gender

Race

 White 19,929 63.4%
 Black Or African American 5,314 16.9%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 292 0.9%
 Asian 3,027 9.6%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 115 0.4%
 Other Race 885 2.8%
 Two Or More Races 1,892 6.0%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner659261,4891,077939458276138
Renter1,8743,9771,8361,119758430245110
Total1,9394,9033,3252,1961,697888521248

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 2,963 19%
 Single Guardian 1,494 10%
 Singles 7,771 49%
 Singles With Roommate 3,489 22%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 13,612 87%
 Households with Kids 2,105 13%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male147153120115127889193891057581839696106117212381362
Female1321091271008810286849367828588928296103283606556
Total279262247215215190177177182172157166171188178202220495987918

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 98122 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities, nursing homes and universities nearby.

The majority of household are rented. Homes in ZIP code 98122 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 98122 real estate data, the median home value of $407,600 is extremely high compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 98122 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 98122 are most commonly 1 bedrooms. The rent for 1 bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 98122 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 28,888 91.8%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 62 0.2%
 Juvenile Facilities 110 0.3%
 Nursing Facilities 236 0.8%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 1,415 4.5%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 743 2.4%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 4,501 26%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 867 5%
 Renter Occupied Households 10,349 60%
 Households Vacant 1,406 8%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 707 50%
 Rented & Unoccupied 88 6%
 For Sale Only 224 16%
 Sold & Unoccupied 49 3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 102 7%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 236 17%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 1,840 18%
 1 Bedroom 4,488 43%
 2 Bedroom 2,515 24%
 3+ Bedroom 1,475 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 $53,570 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 98122 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 98122 uses public transportation to get to work more than almost anywhere in the country. 98122 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 98122 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 13,436 46%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 9,515 33%
 No Earnings 6,234 21%
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 13,436 46%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 9,515 33%
 No Earnings 6,234 21%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 8,173 40.5%
 Public transportation 4,991 24.7%
 Taxicab 42 0.2%
 Motorcycle 85 0.4%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 5,798 28.7%
 Worked at Home 1,112 5.5%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

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 846 7%
 High School Graduate 3,487 28%
 Associate's degree 994 8%
 Bachelor's degree 4,199 34%
 Master's degree 1,560 13%
 Professional school degree 773 6%
 Doctorate degree 609 5%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 2,149 69.9%
 Enrolled in Private School 572 18.6%
 Not Enrolled in School 354 11.5%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 98122

ZIP Code 98122 is in the Seattle School District #1. There are 16 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 98122.

Interagency Detention School
1211 East Alder Ms 1f
Seattle, WA 98122
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Seattle School District #1
Childhaven
302 Broadway Av
Seattle, WA 98122
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Highline School District
Bailey Gatzert Elementary School
1301 East Yesler Wy
Seattle, WA 98122
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Seattle School District #1
Leschi Elementary School
135 32 Av
Seattle, WA 98122
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Seattle School District #1
Madrona K-8 School
1121 33 Av
Seattle, WA 98122
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Seattle School District #1
Childhaven
302 Broadway Av
Seattle, WA 98122
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Seattle School District #1
Sccc High School Completion
1701 Broadway
Seattle, WA 98122
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Seattle Central Community College School District
Garfield High School
400 23 Ave
Seattle, WA 98122
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Seattle School District #1
Nova High School
300 20 Ave East
Seattle, WA 98122
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Seattle School District #1
St Therese School
900 35th Ave
Seattle, WA 98122
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Epiphany School
3611 E Denny Way
Seattle, WA 98122
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
The Islamic School of Seattle
720 25th Ave
Seattle, WA 98122
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
The Northwest School
1415 Summit Ave
Seattle, WA 98122
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
Lake Washington Girls Middle School
810 18th Ave Ste 206 2nd Floor
Seattle, WA 98122
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Private
Hamlin Robinson School
1700 E Union St
Seattle, WA 98122
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Seattle Academy
1201 E Union St
Seattle, WA 98122
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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