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ZIP Code 98199

Primary City:Seattle, WA (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Southeast Magnolia|Magnolia
County: King County
Timezone: Pacific (6:05pm)
Area code: 206 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:47.64, -122.39
ZIP (~3 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 98199

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 98199. 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 98199. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 98199, 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:
Fort Lawton, Magnolia

Stats and Demographics for the 98199 ZIP Code

ZIP code 98199 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 98199 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 a large number of single adults and a small number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 98199 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 19,686
Population Density 4,714 people per sq mi
Housing Units 9,810
Median Home Value $606,200
Land Area 4.18 sq mi
Water Area 1.50 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 9,098
Median Household Income $82,882

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 42Male Median Age: 41Female Median Age: 42

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male569526474383453669723790878732772745663441274205162148
Female545534495325495700730802812788807819718440311242233283
Total1,1141,0609697089481,3691,4531,5921,6901,5201,5791,5641,381881585447395431

Gender

 Male 9,607 49%
 Female 10,079 51%
Gender

Race

 White 16,911 85.9%
 Black Or African American 320 1.6%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 85 0.4%
 Asian 1,259 6.4%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 49 0.2%
 Other Race 217 1.1%
 Two Or More Races 845 4.3%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner164461,1691,3301,420816493248
Renter2581,01668846440216311554
Total2741,4621,8571,7941,822979608302

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 4,182 46%
 Single Guardian 817 9%
 Singles 3,010 33%
 Singles With Roommate 1,089 12%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 6,879 76%
 Households with Kids 2,219 24%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male127117108971131031229098951059210181929778645263
Female961071201151289211510792111981138885905990464060
Total22322422821224119523719719020620320518916618215616811092123

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 98199 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 98199 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier or the 1950s. Looking at 98199 real estate data, the median home value of $606,200 is extremely high compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 98199. Rentals in 98199 are most commonly 1 bedrooms. The rent for 1 bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. 2 bedrooms are also common and rent for $1,000+/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 98199 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 19,620 99.7%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 12 0.1%
 Other Institutional 5 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 49 0.2%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 4,381 45%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,557 16%
 Renter Occupied Households 3,160 32%
 Households Vacant 712 7%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 240 34%
 Rented & Unoccupied 18 3%
 For Sale Only 154 22%
 Sold & Unoccupied 38 5%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 104 15%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 158 22%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 36 1%
 1 Bedroom 1,373 42%
 2 Bedroom 1,181 36%
 3+ Bedroom 699 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 $82,882 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 98199 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 98199 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 98199 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 8,422 50%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 4,458 26%
 No Earnings 3,964 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 8,422 50%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 4,458 26%
 No Earnings 3,964 24%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 8,276 72.7%
 Public transportation 1,622 14.3%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 52 0.5%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 749 6.6%
 Worked at Home 680 6.0%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

Compared to other ZIPs, 98199 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 198 3%
 High School Graduate 1,748 23%
 Associate's degree 425 6%
 Bachelor's degree 3,109 41%
 Master's degree 1,163 15%
 Professional school degree 685 9%
 Doctorate degree 334 4%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 2,112 63.5%
 Enrolled in Private School 999 30.0%
 Not Enrolled in School 216 6.5%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 98199

ZIP Code 98199 is in the Seattle School District #1. There are 3 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 98199.

Lawton Elementary School
4000 27 Av West
Seattle, WA 98199
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Seattle School District #1
Catharine Blaine K-8 School
2550 34 Av West
Seattle, WA 98199
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Seattle School District #1
Our Lady of Fatima School
3301 W Dravus St
Seattle, WA 98199
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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