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ZIP Code 98506

Primary City:Olympia, WA (View All Cities)
County: Thurston County
Timezone: Pacific (8:39am)
Area code: 360 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:47.10, -122.87
ZIP (~6 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 98506

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 98506. 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 98506. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 98506, 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
Acceptable:
Lacey

Stats and Demographics for the 98506 ZIP Code

ZIP code 98506 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 98506 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 large number of single adults and a small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 98506 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 18,199
Population Density 813 people per sq mi
Housing Units 8,432
Median Home Value $261,000
Land Area 22.38 sq mi
Water Area 7.72 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 7,985
Median Household Income $58,095

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 43Male Median Age: 40Female Median Age: 45

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male442504541449544621572581599619658701627372248209159184
Female435453491482555590590581647669757850640467316272309465
Total8779571,0329311,0991,2111,1621,1621,2461,2881,4151,5511,267839564481468649

Gender

 Male 8,630 47%
 Female 9,569 53%
Gender

Race

 White 15,813 86.9%
 Black Or African American 295 1.6%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 232 1.3%
 Asian 681 3.7%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 60 0.3%
 Other Race 262 1.4%
 Two Or More Races 856 4.7%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner233227661,1121,316685422153
Renter319805546442417195221241
Total3421,1271,3121,5541,733880643394

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 3,384 42%
 Single Guardian 1,155 14%
 Singles 2,628 33%
 Singles With Roommate 818 10%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 5,984 75%
 Households with Kids 2,001 25%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male9284978910411283901151199410411510981891099971111
Female867982968591898510398831061059999103113828594
Total178163179185189203172175218217177210220208180192222181156205

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 98506 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 98506 were primarily built in the 1990s or the 1970s. Looking at 98506 real estate data, the median home value of $261,000 is high compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly higher than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 98506. Rentals in 98506 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 98506 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 17,864 98.2%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 245 1.3%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 90 0.5%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 3,489 41%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,310 16%
 Renter Occupied Households 3,186 38%
 Households Vacant 447 5%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 165 37%
 Rented & Unoccupied 12 3%
 For Sale Only 73 16%
 Sold & Unoccupied 18 4%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 63 14%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 116 26%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 190 7%
 1 Bedroom 724 28%
 2 Bedroom 1,126 43%
 3+ Bedroom 587 22%
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 $58,095 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 98506 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. More commuters in 98506 get to experience these short commute times than most other ZIP codes. 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 5,768 39%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,853 26%
 No Earnings 5,042 34%
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 5,768 39%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,853 26%
 No Earnings 5,042 34%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 6,888 83.4%
 Public transportation 350 4.2%
 Taxicab 14 0.2%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 559 6.8%
 Worked at Home 445 5.4%
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 354 6%
 High School Graduate 2,736 45%
 Associate's degree 475 8%
 Bachelor's degree 1,569 26%
 Master's degree 572 9%
 Professional school degree 299 5%
 Doctorate degree 71 1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,915 71.6%
 Enrolled in Private School 577 21.6%
 Not Enrolled in School 184 6.9%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 98506

ZIP Code 98506 is in the Olympia School District. There are 9 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 98506.

Olympia Regional Learning Academy
2001 26th Ave NE
Olympia, WA 98506
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Olympia School District
Touchstone
2010 North Puget St
Olympia, WA 98506
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Olympia School District
South Bay Elementary
3845 Sleater Kinney Rd NE
Lacey, WA 98506
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: North Thurston Public Schools
Boston Harbor Elementary
7300 Zangle Rd NE
Olympia, WA 98506
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Olympia School District
Roosevelt Elementary School
1417 San Francisco Ave NE
Olympia, WA 98506
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Olympia School District
Reeves Middle School
2200 Quince St NE
Olympia, WA 98506
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Olympia School District
Olympia Regional Learning Academy B
2001 26th Ave NW
Olympia, WA 98506
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Olympia School District
North Thurston High School
600 Sleater Kinney Rd NE
Lacey, WA 98506
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: North Thurston Public Schools
Gospel Outreach Christian School
1925 South Bay Rd NE
Olympia, WA 98506
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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