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ZIP Code 98126

Primary City:Seattle, WA (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: High Point|Delridge
County: King County
Timezone: Pacific (2:11pm)
Area code: 206 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:47.55, -122.37
ZIP (~4 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 98126

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 98126. 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 98126. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 98126, 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:
Westwood Village

Stats and Demographics for the 98126 ZIP Code

ZIP code 98126 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 98126 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 slightly higher than average. 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 98126 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 20,698
Population Density 6,732 people per sq mi
Housing Units 9,805
Median Home Value $358,100
Land Area 3.07 sq mi
Water Area 0.69 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 9,190
Median Household Income $66,408

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 38Male Median Age: 37Female Median Age: 39

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male843581451460434739956980940781681634443282204138122158
Female7766054724325188841,0471,006897791748660541333246231240444
Total1,6191,1869238929521,6232,0031,9861,8371,5721,4291,294984615450369362602

Gender

 Male 9,827 47%
 Female 10,871 53%
Gender

Race

 White 14,385 69.5%
 Black Or African American 2,439 11.8%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 228 1.1%
 Asian 1,844 8.9%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 147 0.7%
 Other Race 531 2.6%
 Two Or More Races 1,124 5.4%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner217921,3671,2441,061426302163
Renter2221,070809601418294182218
Total2431,8622,1761,8451,479720484381

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 3,442 37%
 Single Guardian 1,350 15%
 Singles 3,218 35%
 Singles With Roommate 1,180 13%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 6,755 74%
 Households with Kids 2,435 26%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male18116816116013913211010991829991918810189104947277
Female1811631491181471321131199497999298868310598776985
Total362331310278286264223228185179198183189174184194202171141162

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 98126 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 98126 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier or the 1940s. Looking at 98126 real estate data, the median home value of $358,100 is extremely 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 98126. Rentals in 98126 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 98126 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 20,333 98.2%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 1 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 272 1.3%
 Other Institutional 53 0.3%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 39 0.2%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 4,387 45%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 989 10%
 Renter Occupied Households 3,814 39%
 Households Vacant 615 6%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 237 39%
 Rented & Unoccupied 15 2%
 For Sale Only 147 24%
 Sold & Unoccupied 28 5%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 59 10%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 129 21%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 152 4%
 1 Bedroom 1,263 33%
 2 Bedroom 1,415 37%
 3+ Bedroom 1,000 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 $66,408 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 98126 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 98126 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 98126. It has a much lower than average number of people that make it to work in under half an hour. Having to travel to work for over 45 minutes isn't uncommon for people who live here.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 7,967 47%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 4,415 26%
 No Earnings 4,675 27%
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 7,967 47%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 4,415 26%
 No Earnings 4,675 27%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 7,553 69.5%
 Public transportation 2,110 19.4%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 21 0.2%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 426 3.9%
 Worked at Home 754 6.9%
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 552 7%
 High School Graduate 2,695 36%
 Associate's degree 562 8%
 Bachelor's degree 2,514 34%
 Master's degree 733 10%
 Professional school degree 156 2%
 Doctorate degree 196 3%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 2,138 72.4%
 Enrolled in Private School 459 15.5%
 Not Enrolled in School 356 12.1%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 98126

ZIP Code 98126 is in the Seattle School District #1. There are 6 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 98126.

Martin Luther King Junior Elementary School
6725 45 Ave South
Seattle, WA 98126
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Seattle School District #1
West Seattle Elementary School
6760 34 Av SW
Seattle, WA 98126
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Seattle School District #1
Roxhill Elementary School
9430 30 Av SW
Seattle, WA 98126
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Seattle School District #1
David T. Denny International School
8402 30 Av SW
Seattle, WA 98126
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Seattle School District #1
Chief Sealth International High School
2600 SW Thistle
Seattle, WA 98126
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Seattle School District #1
Westside School
7740 34th Ave SW
Seattle, WA 98126
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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