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ZIP Code 98148

Primary City:Seattle, WA (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Seatac
County: King County
Timezone: Pacific (2:50am)
Area code: 206 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:47.45, -122.32
ZIP (~2 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 98148

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 98148. 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 98148. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 98148, 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
Acceptable:
Burien, Des Moines, Normandy Park, Seatac

Stats and Demographics for the 98148 ZIP Code

ZIP code 98148 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 slightly higher than average population density.

The people living in ZIP code 98148 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 small number of families and a large number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 98148 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 10,010
Population Density 3,194 people per sq mi
Housing Units 4,588
Median Home Value $255,900
Land Area 3.13 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 4,230
Median Household Income $45,424

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 37Male Median Age: 35Female Median Age: 38

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male342320334327333427412344385389345336253187114765965
Female347239289313312377366361345379337326265188136110116156
Total689559623640645804778705730768682662518375250186175221

Gender

 Male 5,048 50%
 Female 4,962 50%
Gender

Race

 White 6,148 61%
 Black Or African American 842 8%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 146 1%
 Asian 972 10%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 207 2%
 Other Race 971 10%
 Two Or More Races 724 7%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner718632843739526314063
Renter182562481438355169115109
Total189748809875750432255172

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,547 37%
 Single Guardian 788 19%
 Singles 1,520 36%
 Singles With Roommate 375 9%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 2,975 70%
 Households with Kids 1,255 30%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male7171716360706762616866586379694469836266
Female6475706857494248435058585865606381624749
Total135146141131117119109110104118124116121144129107150145109115

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 98148 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are rented. Homes in ZIP code 98148 were primarily built in the 1950s or the 1960s. Looking at 98148 real estate data, the median home value of $255,900 is 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 98148. Rentals in 98148 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 98148 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 9,961 99.5%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 12 0.1%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 37 0.4%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 1,418 31%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 401 9%
 Renter Occupied Households 2,411 53%
 Households Vacant 358 8%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 193 54%
 Rented & Unoccupied 24 7%
 For Sale Only 59 16%
 Sold & Unoccupied 4 1%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 10 3%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 68 19%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 91 4%
 1 Bedroom 739 31%
 2 Bedroom 1,166 49%
 3+ Bedroom 375 16%
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 $45,424 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 98148 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. Residents in ZIP code 98148 use public transportation to travel to work more than most areas of the nation. 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 98148 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 3,704 45%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,117 25%
 No Earnings 2,500 30%
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 3,704 45%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,117 25%
 No Earnings 2,500 30%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 4,450 86.5%
 Public transportation 363 7.1%
 Taxicab 12 0.2%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 153 3.0%
 Worked at Home 165 3.2%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The percentage of people that did not graduate high school is among the highest in the nation. The population is likely to value education because they are very well educated themselves. A much higher percentation of the population has received a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 597 18.4%
 High School Graduate 1,885 58.1%
 Associate's degree 251 7.7%
 Bachelor's degree 357 11.0%
 Master's degree 101 3.1%
 Professional school degree 18 0.6%
 Doctorate degree 38 1.2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,570 76.4%
 Enrolled in Private School 178 8.7%
 Not Enrolled in School 307 14.9%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 98148

ZIP Code 98148 is in the Highline School District. There are 7 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 98148.

Satellite High School
18637 8th Ave South
Seattle, WA 98148
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Highline School District
North Hill Elementary
19835 8th Ave South
Des Moines, WA 98148
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Highline School District
Highline High School
225 South 152nd St
Burien, WA 98148
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Highline School District
Puget Sound Skills Center
18010 8th Ave South
Seattle, WA 98148
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Highline School District
Choice Academy
440 South 186th St
Seattle, WA 98148
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Highline School District
Big Picture School
440 South 186th St
Burien, WA 98148
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Highline School District
Puget Sound High School
18010 8th Ave South
Burien, WA 98148
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Highline School District

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