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ZIP Code 98168

Primary City:Seattle, WA (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Seattle
County: King County
Timezone: Pacific (4:35pm)
Area code: 206 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:47.49, -122.29
ZIP (~3 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 98168

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 98168. 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 98168. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 98168, 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, Seatac, Tukwila

Stats and Demographics for the 98168 ZIP Code

ZIP code 98168 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 98168 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 small number of families and a large number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 98168 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 33,734
Population Density 3,794 people per sq mi
Housing Units 12,541
Median Home Value $240,000
Land Area 8.89 sq mi
Water Area 0.16 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 11,678
Median Household Income $49,233

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 34Male Median Age: 34Female Median Age: 35

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1,2611,1691,1421,2081,2841,4301,4001,4341,3401,3581,2371,021820502338220152154
Female1,2411,1251,0821,1091,1391,2941,2381,2171,1151,1171,109950772536377279252312
Total2,5022,2942,2242,3172,4232,7242,6382,6512,4552,4752,3461,9711,5921,038715499404466

Gender

 Male 17,470 52%
 Female 16,264 48%
Gender

Race

 White 15,966 47%
 Black Or African American 3,982 12%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 532 2%
 Asian 5,934 18%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 912 3%
 Other Race 4,244 13%
 Two Or More Races 2,164 6%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner586841,3111,6161,397692412216
Renter3911,3171,2201,09368733515990
Total4492,0012,5312,7092,0841,027571306

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 4,941 42%
 Single Guardian 2,516 22%
 Singles 3,105 27%
 Singles With Roommate 1,116 10%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 7,476 64%
 Households with Kids 4,202 36%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male266272225244234241234225235256216201243226250238254247219240
Female279242243222245210216229225225233206215203233236238185217221
Total545514468466479451450454460481449407458429483474492432436461

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 98168 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities and nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 98168 were primarily built in the 1960s or the 1950s. Looking at 98168 real estate data, the median home value of $240,000 is high compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 98168 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 98168 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 98168 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 33,389 99.0%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 14 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 81 0.2%
 Other Institutional 17 0.1%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 233 0.7%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 5,058 40%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,328 11%
 Renter Occupied Households 5,292 42%
 Households Vacant 863 7%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 382 44%
 Rented & Unoccupied 16 2%
 For Sale Only 176 20%
 Sold & Unoccupied 30 3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 42 5%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 217 25%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 146 3%
 1 Bedroom 1,804 32%
 2 Bedroom 2,364 42%
 3+ Bedroom 1,343 24%
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 $49,233 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 98168 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 98168 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. Most commuters in 98168 can expect to fall in that range. Having to travel to work for over 45 minutes isn't uncommon for people who live here.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 10,095 39%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 7,744 30%
 No Earnings 8,242 32%
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 10,095 39%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 7,744 30%
 No Earnings 8,242 32%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 12,836 84.1%
 Public transportation 1,787 11.7%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 66 0.4%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 310 2.0%
 Worked at Home 262 1.7%
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 1,975 17.5%
 High School Graduate 6,411 56.7%
 Associate's degree 1,157 10.2%
 Bachelor's degree 1,236 10.9%
 Master's degree 377 3.3%
 Professional school degree 76 0.7%
 Doctorate degree 78 0.7%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 5,048 76.4%
 Enrolled in Private School 552 8.4%
 Not Enrolled in School 1,007 15.2%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 98168

ZIP Code 98168 is in the Highline School District. There are 10 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 98168.

Beverly Park Elementary at Glendale
1201 South 104th St
Seattle, WA 98168
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Highline School District
Cedarhurst Elementary
611 South 132nd St
Burien, WA 98168
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Highline School District
Hilltop Elementary
12250 24th Ave South
Seattle, WA 98168
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Highline School District
Southern Heights Elementary
11249 14th Ave South
Seattle, WA 98168
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Highline School District
White Center Heights Elementary
11427 3rd Ave South
Seattle, WA 98168
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Highline School District
Showalter Middle School
4628 South 144th St
Seattle, WA 98168
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Tukwila School District
Tukwila Elementary
5939 South 149th St
Tukwila, WA 98168
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Tukwila School District
Cascade View Elementary
13601 32nd Ave South
Tukwila, WA 98168
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Tukwila School District
Foster Senior High School
4242 South 144th St
Tukwila, WA 98168
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Tukwila School District
John F Kennedy Catholic High School
140 S 140th St
Burien, WA 98168
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Private

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