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ZIP Code 98516

Primary City:Olympia, WA (View All Cities)
County: Thurston County
Timezone: Pacific (10:32am)
Area code: 360 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:47.11, -122.76
ZIP (~7 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 98516

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 98516. 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 98516. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 98516, 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 98516 ZIP Code

ZIP code 98516 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 98516 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 slightly higher than average number of families and a slightly less than average number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 98516 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 20,166
Population Density 704 people per sq mi
Housing Units 8,481
Median Home Value $253,100
Land Area 28.65 sq mi
Water Area 13.89 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 7,914
Median Household Income $66,466

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

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

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male70466566061248764866965463165869070265952438320815276
Female693654608578551767696632660655782817788588372239160144
Total1,3971,3191,2681,1901,0381,4151,3651,2861,2911,3131,4721,5191,4471,112755447312220

Gender

 Male 9,782 49%
 Female 10,384 51%
Gender

Race

 White 15,240 76%
 Black Or African American 816 4%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 273 1%
 Asian 1,853 9%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 209 1%
 Other Race 528 3%
 Two Or More Races 1,247 6%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner396089621,2051,4201,033449117
Renter249668409330242986322
Total2881,2761,3711,5351,6621,131512139

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 4,654 59%
 Single Guardian 1,104 14%
 Singles 1,713 22%
 Singles With Roommate 443 6%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 5,326 67%
 Households with Kids 2,588 33%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male15314114913012215514511512814214010414013412713712610611687
Female146129152134141127132123131118124123122121131134136908789
Total299270301264263282277238259260264227262255258271262196203176

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 98516 has a small percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 98516 were primarily built in the 2000s. Looking at 98516 real estate data, the median home value of $253,100 is high compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 98516 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 98516 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ 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 98516 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 20,123 99.8%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 43 0.2%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 4,318 51%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,515 18%
 Renter Occupied Households 2,081 25%
 Households Vacant 567 7%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 150 26%
 Rented & Unoccupied 12 2%
 For Sale Only 170 30%
 Sold & Unoccupied 40 7%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 94 17%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 101 18%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 97 5%
 1 Bedroom 316 15%
 2 Bedroom 835 39%
 3+ Bedroom 901 42%
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 $66,466 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 98516 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 98516 get to experience these short commute times than most other ZIP codes. It is very uncommon, compared to the rest of the US, for employees to have to travel more than 45 minutes to their place of employment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 7,601 44%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,715 21%
 No Earnings 6,045 35%
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 7,601 44%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,715 21%
 No Earnings 6,045 35%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 9,342 92%
 Public transportation 202 2%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 340 3%
 Worked at Home 238 2%
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 562 7.8%
 High School Graduate 3,446 47.6%
 Associate's degree 523 7.2%
 Bachelor's degree 1,581 21.8%
 Master's degree 812 11.2%
 Professional school degree 271 3.7%
 Doctorate degree 46 0.6%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 3,053 74%
 Enrolled in Private School 617 15%
 Not Enrolled in School 476 11%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 98516

ZIP Code 98516 is in the North Thurston Public Schools. There are 5 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 98516.

Olympic View Elementary
1330 Horne Ave NE
Lacey, WA 98516
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: North Thurston Public Schools
Pleasant Glade Elementary
1920 Abernethy Rd NE
Lacey, WA 98516
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: North Thurston Public Schools
Chinook Middle School
4301 6th Ave NE
Lacey, WA 98516
Grade Level: Middle/Secondary
District: North Thurston Public Schools
South Sound High School
411 College St NE
Lacey, WA 98516
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: North Thurston Public Schools
Community Christian Academy/Northwest Christian Hi
4710 Park Center Ave NE
Lacey, WA 98516
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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