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ZIP Code 98002

Primary City:Auburn, WA (View All Cities)
County: King County
Timezone: Pacific (4:22pm)
Area code: 253 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:47.31, -122.21
ZIP (~5 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 98002

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 98002. 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 98002. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 98002, 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:
Auburn, WA

Stats and Demographics for the 98002 ZIP Code

ZIP code 98002 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 large population density.

The people living in ZIP code 98002 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 slightly higher than average. There are also a small number of families and a large number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 98002 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 31,647
Population Density 4,423 people per sq mi
Housing Units 13,480
Median Home Value $167,100
Land Area 7.15 sq mi
Water Area 0.13 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 12,495
Median Household Income $43,568

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 35Male Median Age: 34Female Median Age: 36


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 51,2971,2442,541
5-91,0861,0282,114
10-141,0351,0012,036
15-191,0459952,040
20-241,1101,1542,264
25-291,2961,3232,619
30-341,2011,1042,305
35-391,0169922,008
40-441,0529892,041
45-491,1631,1042,267
50-541,0791,0522,131
55-598979451,842
60-646808171,497
65-695135771,090
70-74371502873
75-79328462790
80-84231378609
85 Plus164416580

Gender

 Male 15,564 49%
 Female 16,083 51%
Gender

Race

 White 22,271 70%
 Black Or African American 1,651 5%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 816 3%
 Asian 1,394 4%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 779 2%
 Other Race 2,931 9%
 Two Or More Races 1,805 6%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-2478575653
25-347361,5212,257
35-449301,3042,234
45-541,2841,3302,614
55-641,1658752,040
65-748704411,311
75-84664315979
85 Plus235172407

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 4,665 37%
 Single Guardian 2,772 22%
 Singles 3,924 31%
 Singles With Roommate 1,134 9%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 8,382 67%
 Households with Kids 4,113 33%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
1262232494
2253301554
3254233487
4246218464
5237216453
6221213434
7207187394
8214191405
9207221428
10222213435
11205192397
12231175406
13179208387
14198213411
15193167360
16188214402
17233181414
18209227436
19222206428
20240221461

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 98002 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are rented. Homes in ZIP code 98002 were primarily built in the 1980s or the 1970s. Looking at 98002 real estate data, the median home value of $167,100 is slightly higher than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 98002 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 98002 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 98002 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 31,247 98.7%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 10 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 215 0.7%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 175 0.6%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 3,970 29%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,992 15%
 Renter Occupied Households 6,533 48%
 Households Vacant 985 7%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 565 57%
 Rented & Unoccupied 12 1%
 For Sale Only 189 19%
 Sold & Unoccupied 28 3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 38 4%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 153 16%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 119 2%
 1 Bedroom 1,957 29%
 2 Bedroom 3,222 48%
 3+ Bedroom 1,350 20%
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 $43,568 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 98002 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. Residents in ZIP code 98002 use public transportation to travel to work more than most areas of the nation. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. Most commuters in 98002 can expect to fall in that range. Having to travel to work for over 45 minutes isn't uncommon for people who live here.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 9,534 37%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 7,439 29%
 No Earnings 9,023 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 9,534 37%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 7,439 29%
 No Earnings 9,023 35%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 12,319 85.4%
 Public transportation 986 6.8%
 Taxicab 84 0.6%
 Motorcycle 65 0.5%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 618 4.3%
 Worked at Home 361 2.5%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The percentage of people that did not graduate high school is among the highest in the nation. The population is likely to value education because they are very well educated themselves. A much higher percentation of the population has received a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 1,922 18.9%
 High School Graduate 6,141 60.5%
 Associate's degree 781 7.7%
 Bachelor's degree 929 9.1%
 Master's degree 259 2.5%
 Professional school degree 116 1.1%
 Doctorate degree 9 0.1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 5,325 79.7%
 Enrolled in Private School 243 3.6%
 Not Enrolled in School 1,112 16.6%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 98002

ZIP Code 98002 is in the Auburn School District. There are 14 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 98002.

Special Ed School
502 4th St NE
Auburn, WA 98002
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Auburn School District
Cascade Middle School
1015 24th St NE
Auburn, WA 98002
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Auburn School District
Dick Scobee Elementary School
1031 14th St NE
Auburn, WA 98002
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Auburn School District
Olympic Middle School
1825 K St SE
Auburn, WA 98002
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Auburn School District
Pioneer Elementary School
2301 M St SE
Auburn, WA 98002
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Auburn School District
Gildo Rey Elementary School
1005 37th St SE
Auburn, WA 98002
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Auburn School District
Terminal Park Elementary School
1101 D St SE
Auburn, WA 98002
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Auburn School District
Washington Elementary School
20 East St NE
Auburn, WA 98002
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Auburn School District
Mt Baker Middle School
620 37th St SE
Auburn, WA 98002
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Auburn School District
Auburn Senior High School
800 4th St NE
Auburn, WA 98002
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Auburn School District
Holy Family Catholic School
505 17th St SE
Auburn, WA 98002
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Rcs-Kent View Elementary
20 49th St NE
Auburn, WA 98002
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Valley Christian School
1312 2nd St SE
Auburn, WA 98002
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Green River Montessori
922 12th St NE
Auburn, WA 98002
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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