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ZIP Code 98198

Primary City:Seattle, WA (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Seattle
County: King County
Timezone: Pacific (8:35am)
Area code: 206 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:47.39, -122.31
ZIP (~5 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 98198

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 98198. 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 98198. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 98198, 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:
Des Moines, Normandy Park, Seatac
Unacceptable:
Redondo Beach

Stats and Demographics for the 98198 ZIP Code

ZIP code 98198 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 98198 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 adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 98198 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 34,584
Population Density 4,441 people per sq mi
Housing Units 14,328
Median Home Value $258,500
Land Area 7.79 sq mi
Water Area 0.90 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 13,106
Median Household Income $56,364

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 38Male Median Age: 36Female Median Age: 39

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1,1781,0071,0811,1261,2201,3711,3311,2441,2521,3111,3041,064890584386305253325
Female1,2009609631,0711,0641,3111,2121,1971,1271,2841,2001,167881634487428449717
Total2,3781,9672,0442,1972,2842,6822,5432,4412,3792,5952,5042,2311,7711,2188737337021,042

Gender

 Male 17,232 50%
 Female 17,352 50%
Gender

Race

 White 20,412 59%
 Black Or African American 3,742 11%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 430 1%
 Asian 3,796 11%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 927 3%
 Other Race 3,347 10%
 Two Or More Races 1,930 6%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner757751,3161,7531,6661,003648268
Renter4641,3151,1851,120685249240344
Total5392,0902,5012,8732,3511,252888612

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 5,589 43%
 Single Guardian 2,532 19%
 Singles 3,944 30%
 Singles With Roommate 1,041 8%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 8,996 69%
 Households with Kids 4,110 31%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male267245213226223193209194188190206230215240232239211243201223
Female263260223216186203167198206176181228186192211198225222215209
Total530505436442409396376392394366387458401432443437436465416432

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 98198 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 98198 were primarily built in the 1960s or the 1970s. Looking at 98198 real estate data, the median home value of $258,500 is high compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 98198 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 98198 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 98198 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 33,121 95.8%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 831 2.4%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 433 1.3%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 199 0.6%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 5,705 40%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,799 13%
 Renter Occupied Households 5,602 39%
 Households Vacant 1,222 9%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 568 46%
 Rented & Unoccupied 40 3%
 For Sale Only 285 23%
 Sold & Unoccupied 29 2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 106 9%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 194 16%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 352 6%
 1 Bedroom 1,243 23%
 2 Bedroom 2,659 48%
 3+ Bedroom 1,244 23%
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 $56,364 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 98198 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 98198 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. Most commuters in 98198 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 11,245 39%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 7,005 25%
 No Earnings 10,280 36%
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 11,245 39%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 7,005 25%
 No Earnings 10,280 36%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 13,694 87.0%
 Public transportation 1,325 8.4%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 47 0.3%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 346 2.2%
 Worked at Home 333 2.1%
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 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 2,269 18.2%
 High School Graduate 6,290 50.4%
 Associate's degree 1,107 8.9%
 Bachelor's degree 1,893 15.2%
 Master's degree 636 5.1%
 Professional school degree 177 1.4%
 Doctorate degree 96 0.8%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 4,583 77.9%
 Enrolled in Private School 606 10.3%
 Not Enrolled in School 692 11.8%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 98198

ZIP Code 98198 is in the Kent School District. There are 13 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 98198.

Kent Mountain View Academy
22420 Military Rd South
Des Moines, WA 98198
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Kent School District
Woodmont K-8 School
26454 16th Av South
Des Moines, WA 98198
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Federal Way School District
Des Moines Elementary
22001 9th Ave South
Des Moines, WA 98198
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Highline School District
Madrona Elementary
3030 South 204th St
Seatac, WA 98198
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Highline School District
Midway Elementary
22447 24th Ave South
Des Moines, WA 98198
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Highline School District
Parkside Elementary
2104 South 247th St
Des Moines, WA 98198
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Highline School District
Mount Rainier High School
22450 19th Ave South
Des Moines, WA 98198
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Highline School District
Pacific Middle School
22705 24th Ave South
Des Moines, WA 98198
Grade Level: Middle/Secondary
District: Highline School District
Aviation High School
615 South 200th St
Des Moines, WA 98198
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Highline School District
Gateway to College
Highline Community College
Des Moines, WA 98198
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Tukwila School District
St Philomena School
1815 S 220th St
Des Moines, WA 98198
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Evergreen Lutheran High School
2021 S 260th St
Des Moines, WA 98198
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Private
Holy Trinity Lutheran School
2021 S 260th St
Des Moines, WA 98198
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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