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ZIP Code 98502

Primary City:Olympia, WA (View All Cities)
County: Thurston County
Timezone: Pacific (2:34am)
Area code: 360 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:47.1, -123.1
ZIP (~10 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 98502

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 98502. 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 98502. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 98502, 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:
Olympia, WA

Stats and Demographics for the 98502 ZIP Code

ZIP code 98502 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 less than average population density.

The people living in ZIP code 98502 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is large while the number of young adults is large. There are also a large number of single adults and a small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 98502 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 30,491
Population Density 561 people per sq mi
Housing Units 13,997
Median Home Value $304,000
Land Area 54.37 sq mi
Water Area 16.75 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 12,637
Median Household Income $60,837

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 38Male Median Age: 36Female Median Age: 40

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male7397948391,1891,6741,1519008238989431,0771,080948694396318226180
Female7057548311,1071,5391,0429039219481,0631,2431,3101,054747443347311354
Total1,4441,5481,6702,2963,2132,1931,8031,7441,8462,0062,3202,3902,0021,441839665537534

Gender

 Male 14,869 49%
 Female 15,622 51%
Gender

Race

 White 25,701 84.3%
 Black Or African American 563 1.8%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 303 1.0%
 Asian 2,029 6.7%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 118 0.4%
 Other Race 404 1.3%
 Two Or More Races 1,373 4.5%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner424821,0891,7452,0011,118599221
Renter1,0511,386861789638284197134
Total1,0931,8681,9502,5342,6391,402796355

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 5,553 44%
 Single Guardian 1,805 14%
 Singles 3,646 29%
 Singles With Roommate 1,633 13%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 9,296 74%
 Households with Kids 3,341 26%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male138156147152149151150164180161179167168164188178215266342383
Female141147153127128144170152160155148177168183165159170256357346
Total279303300279277295320316340316327344336347353337385522699729

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 98502 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities, nursing homes and universities nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 98502 were primarily built in the 1980s or the 1970s. Looking at 98502 real estate data, the median home value of $304,000 is 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 98502. Rentals in 98502 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 98502 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 29,081 95.4%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 448 1.5%
 Juvenile Facilities 8 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 145 0.5%
 Other Institutional 40 0.1%
 College Student Housing 713 2.3%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 56 0.2%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 5,200 37%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 2,097 15%
 Renter Occupied Households 5,340 38%
 Households Vacant 1,360 10%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 473 35%
 Rented & Unoccupied 20 1%
 For Sale Only 163 12%
 Sold & Unoccupied 18 1%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 533 39%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 153 11%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 282 5%
 1 Bedroom 1,358 26%
 2 Bedroom 2,260 43%
 3+ Bedroom 1,346 26%
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 $60,837 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 98502 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. 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 98502 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 9,653 38%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 7,099 28%
 No Earnings 8,336 33%
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 9,653 38%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 7,099 28%
 No Earnings 8,336 33%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 11,748 84.3%
 Public transportation 417 3.0%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 54 0.4%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 1,109 8.0%
 Worked at Home 602 4.3%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

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 506 5%
 High School Graduate 3,735 38%
 Associate's degree 1,012 10%
 Bachelor's degree 2,396 24%
 Master's degree 1,218 12%
 Professional school degree 658 7%
 Doctorate degree 269 3%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 4,247 83.6%
 Enrolled in Private School 550 10.8%
 Not Enrolled in School 286 5.6%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 98502

ZIP Code 98502 is in the Griffin School District. There are 10 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 98502.

Griffin School
6530 33rd Ave NW
Olympia, WA 98502
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Griffin School District
Garfield Elementary School
325 Plymouth St NW
Olympia, WA 98502
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Olympia School District
Jefferson Middle School
2200 Conger Ave NW
Olympia, WA 98502
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Olympia School District
Leland P Brown Elementary
2000 26th Ave NW
Olympia, WA 98502
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Olympia School District
Mclane Elementary School
200 Delphi Rd SW
Olympia, WA 98502
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Olympia School District
Julia Butler Hansen Elementary
1919 Rd Sixty Five NW
Olympia, WA 98502
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Olympia School District
Thurgood Marshall Middle School
3939 20th Ave NW
Olympia, WA 98502
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Olympia School District
Capital High School
2707 Conger Ave NW
Olympia, WA 98502
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Olympia School District
Evergreen Christian School
1010 Black Lake Blvd SW
Olympia, WA 98502
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Olympia Christian School
1215 Ethel St
Olympia, WA 98502
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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