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ZIP Code 98136

Primary City:Seattle, WA (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Seaview|West Seattle
County: King County
Timezone: Pacific (4:35am)
Area code: 206 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:47.55, -122.39
ZIP (~4 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 98136

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 98136. 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 98136. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 98136, 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

Stats and Demographics for the 98136 ZIP Code

ZIP code 98136 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 98136 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 extremely 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 98136 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 14,770
Population Density 6,425 people per sq mi
Housing Units 7,533
Median Home Value $445,700
Land Area 2.30 sq mi
Water Area 0.84 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 7,069
Median Household Income $84,344

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 43Male Median Age: 43Female Median Age: 43

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male467369290241207451502613670704612589497276162114114125
Female434375345237256497630656705649649638495304204163178352
Total9017446354784639481,1321,2691,3751,3531,2611,227992580366277292477

Gender

 Male 7,003 47%
 Female 7,767 53%
Gender

Race

 White 12,697 86.0%
 Black Or African American 358 2.4%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 94 0.6%
 Asian 676 4.6%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 38 0.3%
 Other Race 202 1.4%
 Two Or More Races 705 4.8%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner203939851,1641,055501300203
Renter116658526429360133104122
Total1361,0511,5111,5931,415634404325

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 2,938 42%
 Single Guardian 683 10%
 Singles 2,594 37%
 Singles With Roommate 854 12%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 5,446 77%
 Households with Kids 1,623 23%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male77113988698647471626356594963605948542031
Female88100816987697557877272746166604159453235
Total165213179155185133149128149135128133110129120100107995266

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 98136 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 98136 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 98136 real estate data, the median home value of $445,700 is extremely high compared to the rest of the country. It is also high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 98136. Rentals in 98136 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 98136 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 14,671 99.3%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 86 0.6%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 13 0.1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 3,551 47%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,070 14%
 Renter Occupied Households 2,448 32%
 Households Vacant 464 6%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 160 34%
 Rented & Unoccupied 11 2%
 For Sale Only 97 21%
 Sold & Unoccupied 19 4%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 47 10%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 130 28%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 66 3%
 1 Bedroom 870 36%
 2 Bedroom 980 41%
 3+ Bedroom 500 21%
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 $84,344 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 98136 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 98136 uses public transportation to get to work more than almost anywhere in the country. Instead of a commute, a higher percentage of people in 98136 are able to work from home than most places in the nation. 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 98136. 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 6,239 50%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,354 27%
 No Earnings 2,980 24%
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 6,239 50%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,354 27%
 No Earnings 2,980 24%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 6,433 73.4%
 Public transportation 1,078 12.3%
 Taxicab 18 0.2%
 Motorcycle 62 0.7%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 361 4.1%
 Worked at Home 810 9.2%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

Compared to other ZIPs, 98136 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 120 2%
 High School Graduate 1,809 33%
 Associate's degree 433 8%
 Bachelor's degree 2,246 40%
 Master's degree 579 10%
 Professional school degree 303 5%
 Doctorate degree 57 1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 918 49.6%
 Enrolled in Private School 799 43.2%
 Not Enrolled in School 134 7.2%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 98136

ZIP Code 98136 is in the Seattle School District #1. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 98136.

Gatewood Elementary School
4320 SW Myrtle St
Seattle, WA 98136
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Seattle School District #1

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