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ZIP Code 98503

Primary City:Lacey, WA (View All Cities)
County: Thurston County
Timezone: Pacific (12:46am)
Area code: 360 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:47.03, -122.80
ZIP (~3 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 98503

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 98503. 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 98503. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 98503, 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:
Lacey, WA
Acceptable:
Olympia

Stats and Demographics for the 98503 ZIP Code

ZIP code 98503 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 98503 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of seniors 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 98503 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 36,611
Population Density 3,244 people per sq mi
Housing Units 15,998
Median Home Value $214,800
Land Area 11.28 sq mi
Water Area 0.97 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 14,764
Median Household Income $58,112

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 36Male Median Age: 34Female Median Age: 38

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1,3061,1871,1741,2131,3621,4651,2441,0831,0831,0921,049937953654444444348395
Female1,2391,0531,0371,2831,4411,5621,2601,1271,0291,1841,2801,2151,094801634574560805
Total2,5452,2402,2112,4962,8033,0272,5042,2102,1122,2762,3292,1522,0471,4551,0781,0189081,200

Gender

 Male 17,433 48%
 Female 19,178 52%
Gender

Race

 White 27,692 76%
 Black Or African American 1,747 5%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 479 1%
 Asian 2,419 7%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 686 2%
 Other Race 1,120 3%
 Two Or More Races 2,468 7%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner828951,2381,6781,8181,229836320
Renter8011,7951,179988646356426477
Total8832,6902,4172,6662,4641,5851,262797

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 6,571 45%
 Single Guardian 2,702 18%
 Singles 4,298 29%
 Singles With Roommate 1,193 8%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 10,073 68%
 Households with Kids 4,691 32%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male242295259230255257218232225217228251247231237214266232264307
Female252268246212212225203189224199196220202220249233236282283329
Total494563505442467482421421449416424471449451486447502514547636

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 98503 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more nursing homes and universities nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 98503 were primarily built in the 1970s or the 1990s. Looking at 98503 real estate data, the median home value of $214,800 is slightly higher than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 98503 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 98503 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. 3+ bedrooms are also common and rent for $1,000+/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 98503 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 35,581 97.2%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 3 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 209 0.6%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 456 1.2%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 362 1.0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 5,977 37%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 2,119 13%
 Renter Occupied Households 6,668 42%
 Households Vacant 1,234 8%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 739 60%
 Rented & Unoccupied 40 3%
 For Sale Only 156 13%
 Sold & Unoccupied 41 3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 51 4%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 207 17%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 68 1%
 1 Bedroom 1,379 21%
 2 Bedroom 2,747 41%
 3+ Bedroom 2,472 37%
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 $58,112 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 98503 may not be as nice as other parts of town.

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 98503 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 10,599 37%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 6,748 24%
 No Earnings 11,171 39%
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 10,599 37%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 6,748 24%
 No Earnings 11,171 39%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 13,574 89.2%
 Public transportation 332 2.2%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 75 0.5%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 451 3.0%
 Worked at Home 778 5.1%
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 595 5%
 High School Graduate 6,353 56%
 Associate's degree 1,017 9%
 Bachelor's degree 2,201 19%
 Master's degree 835 7%
 Professional school degree 211 2%
 Doctorate degree 120 1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 5,120 79.1%
 Enrolled in Private School 429 6.6%
 Not Enrolled in School 926 14.3%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 98503

ZIP Code 98503 is in the North Thurston Public Schools. There are 16 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 98503.

Evergreen Forest Elementary
3025 Marvin Rd SE
Lacey, WA 98503
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: North Thurston Public Schools
Lacey Elementary
1800 Homann Dr SE
Lacey, WA 98503
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: North Thurston Public Schools
Lakes Elementary School
6211 Mullen Rd SE
Lacey, WA 98503
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: North Thurston Public Schools
Lydia Hawk Elementary
7600 5th Ave SE
Lacey, WA 98503
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: North Thurston Public Schools
Mountain View Elementary
1900 College St SE
Lacey, WA 98503
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: North Thurston Public Schools
Woodland Elementary
4630 Carpenter Rd SE
Lacey, WA 98503
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: North Thurston Public Schools
Seven Oaks Elementary
1800 Seven Oaks Dr SE
Lacey, WA 98503
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: North Thurston Public Schools
Komachin Middle School
3650 College St SE
Lacey, WA 98503
Grade Level: Middle/Secondary
District: North Thurston Public Schools
Nisqually Middle School
8100 Steilacoom Rd SE
Lacey, WA 98503
Grade Level: Middle/Secondary
District: North Thurston Public Schools
Timberline High School
6120 Mullen Rd SE
Lacey, WA 98503
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: North Thurston Public Schools
Faith Lutheran School
7075 Pacific Ave SE
Lacey, WA 98503
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Kiddieland Children'S Center
5005 Lacey Blvd SE
Lacey, WA 98503
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Kindercare Learning Center #1004
4504 6th Ave SE
Lacey, WA 98503
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Pope John Paul II High School
5608 Pacific Ave SE
Lacey, WA 98503
Grade Level: Other/Secondary
District: Private
Holy Family School
2606 Carpenter Rd SE
Lacey, WA 98503
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Temple Baptist Academy
3806 College St SE
Lacey, WA 98503
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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