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ZIP Code 98512

Primary City:Olympia, WA (View All Cities)
County: Thurston County
Timezone: Pacific (6:54am)
Area code: 360 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:46.9, -123.1
ZIP (~12 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 98512

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 98512. 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 98512. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 98512, 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:
Tumwater

Stats and Demographics for the 98512 ZIP Code

ZIP code 98512 is located in west Washington and covers a slightly higher 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 98512 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large. There are also a slightly higher than average number of single adults and a slightly less than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 98512 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 28,130
Population Density 187 people per sq mi
Housing Units 12,039
Median Home Value $258,400
Land Area 150.26 sq mi
Water Area 1.87 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 11,370
Median Household Income $65,692

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 40Male Median Age: 39Female Median Age: 42

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male7248298939879449859289169891,0971,1361,064931592383283193164
Female6517978749068728218478661,0001,1021,2511,251952598432287290295
Total1,3751,6261,7671,8931,8161,8061,7751,7821,9892,1992,3872,3151,8831,190815570483459

Gender

 Male 14,038 50%
 Female 14,092 50%
Gender

Race

 White 24,740 87.9%
 Black Or African American 458 1.6%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 307 1.1%
 Asian 934 3.3%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 101 0.4%
 Other Race 394 1.4%
 Two Or More Races 1,196 4.3%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner686031,2681,9472,0551,152601188
Renter4819716796074111569390
Total5491,5741,9472,5542,4661,308694278

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 5,781 51%
 Single Guardian 1,693 15%
 Singles 2,894 25%
 Singles With Roommate 1,002 9%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 8,065 71%
 Households with Kids 3,305 29%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male142161147145150159165163192163181188180181183198234185187182
Female121132134131138156145160198164178182172178172192177215150176
Total263293281276288315310323390327359370352359355390411400337358

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 98512 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 98512 were primarily built in the 1970s or the 1990s. Looking at 98512 real estate data, the median home value of $258,400 is high compared to the rest of the country. It is also high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 98512. Rentals in 98512 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 98512 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 27,435 97.5%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 477 1.7%
 Juvenile Facilities 43 0.2%
 Nursing Facilities 79 0.3%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 96 0.3%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 5,785 48%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 2,097 17%
 Renter Occupied Households 3,488 29%
 Households Vacant 669 6%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 209 31%
 Rented & Unoccupied 15 2%
 For Sale Only 177 26%
 Sold & Unoccupied 30 4%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 101 15%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 137 20%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 116 3%
 1 Bedroom 601 17%
 2 Bedroom 1,660 46%
 3+ Bedroom 1,199 34%
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 $65,692 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 98512 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. More commuters in 98512 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 9,309 39%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 6,472 27%
 No Earnings 7,875 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 9,309 39%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 6,472 27%
 No Earnings 7,875 33%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 12,345 92.0%
 Public transportation 136 1.0%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 58 0.4%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 278 2.1%
 Worked at Home 605 4.5%
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 889 9%
 High School Graduate 4,773 49%
 Associate's degree 884 9%
 Bachelor's degree 2,017 21%
 Master's degree 914 9%
 Professional school degree 231 2%
 Doctorate degree 115 1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 4,424 79.9%
 Enrolled in Private School 489 8.8%
 Not Enrolled in School 627 11.3%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 98512

ZIP Code 98512 is in the Tumwater School District. There are 12 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 98512.

Thurs County Juv Det/Tumwater West E
2801 32nd Ave SW
Tumwater, WA 98512
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Tumwater School District
Littlerock Elementary School
12710 Littlerock Rd SW
Olympia, WA 98512
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Tumwater School District
Michael T Simmons Elementary
1205 South 2nd Ave
Tumwater, WA 98512
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Tumwater School District
Black Lake Elementary
6345 Belmoreblack Lake Rd
Olympia, WA 98512
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Tumwater School District
Tumwater Hill Elementary
3120 Ridgeview St SW
Tumwater, WA 98512
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Tumwater School District
Esd 113 Consortium Reengagement Program
6005 Tyee Dr SW
Tumwater, WA 98512
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Educational Service District 113 School District
Gravity Re-Engagement School
6005 Tyee Dr SW
Tumwater, WA 98512
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Raymond School District
Tumwater Middle School
6335 Littlerock Rd SW
Tumwater, WA 98512
Grade Level: Middle/Secondary
District: Tumwater School District
George Washington Bush Middle School
2120 83rd Ave SW
Tumwater, WA 98512
Grade Level: Middle/Secondary
District: Tumwater School District
A G West Black Hills High School
7741 Littlerock Rd SW
Tumwater, WA 98512
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Tumwater School District
Secondary Options
7741 Littlerock Rd SW
Olympia, WA 98512
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Tumwater School District
Cornerstone Christian School
5501 Wiggins Rd SE
Olympia, WA 98512
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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