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ZIP Code 98101

Primary City:Seattle, WA (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: CBD|Downtown
County: King County
Timezone: Pacific (6:51pm)
Area code: 206 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:47.61, -122.33
ZIP (~1500 yard radius)

Cities in ZIP code 98101

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 98101. 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 98101. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 98101, 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:
Seattle, WA
Unacceptable:
Times Square

Stats and Demographics for the 98101 ZIP Code

ZIP code 98101 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 an extremely large population density.

The people living in ZIP code 98101 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 an extremely large number of single adults and an extremely small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 98101 ZIP code is extremely small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 10,238
Population Density 19,718 people per sq mi
Housing Units 9,226
Median Home Value $420,800
Land Area 0.52 sq mi
Water Area 0.10 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 7,245
Median Household Income $42,938

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 42Male Median Age: 41Female Median Age: 44


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 57462136
5-9302959
10-14271845
15-1910294196
20-24442413855
25-298326431,475
30-347094881,197
35-39500331831
40-44446254700
45-49485243728
50-54451298749
55-59435272707
60-64350284634
65-69256211467
70-74135150285
75-79110149259
80-84119244363
85 Plus178374552

Gender

 Male 5,681 55%
 Female 4,557 45%
Gender

Race

 White 7,386 72.1%
 Black Or African American 764 7.5%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 168 1.6%
 Asian 1,274 12.4%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 31 0.3%
 Other Race 205 2.0%
 Two Or More Races 410 4.0%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-2414607621
25-342151,6711,886
35-441939661,159
45-542058761,081
55-64205776981
65-74148452600
75-8490388478
85 Plus73366439

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,024 14%
 Single Guardian 202 3%
 Singles 5,166 71%
 Singles With Roommate 853 12%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 1
 Households without Kids 7,030 97%
 Households with Kids 215 3%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
1131326
2141226
3101020
47815
54610
6729
76612
8369
910919
1010313
11448
12279
13729
14426
158210
165611
1791827
18292554
19514394
204759106

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 98101 has a slightly higher than average 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 98101 were primarily built in the 2000s or 1939 or earlier. Looking at 98101 real estate data, the median home value of $420,800 is extremely 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 98101. Rentals in 98101 are most commonly 1 bedrooms. The rent for 1 bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 98101 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 9,671 94.5%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 2 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 77 0.8%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 488 4.8%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 853 9%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 290 3%
 Renter Occupied Households 6,102 66%
 Households Vacant 1,981 21%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 738 37.3%
 Rented & Unoccupied 111 5.6%
 For Sale Only 585 29.5%
 Sold & Unoccupied 33 1.7%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 413 20.8%
 For Migrant Workers 1 0.1%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 100 5.0%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 2,154 33%
 1 Bedroom 3,334 50%
 2 Bedroom 1,032 16%
 3+ Bedroom 102 2%
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 $42,938 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 98101 may not be as nice as other parts of town.

ZIP 98101 is unusual in that "Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means" is the most frequent method of transportation to work instead of vehicles. ZIP code 98101 uses public transportation to get to work more than almost anywhere in the country. 98101 is extremely friendly to pedestrians/cyclists and the percentage of people using these transportation methods to commute to work are among the highest in the country. 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 98101 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 4,591 44%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,593 25%
 No Earnings 3,282 31%
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 4,591 44%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,593 25%
 No Earnings 3,282 31%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 1,602 25%
 Public transportation 1,286 20%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 3,140 49%
 Worked at Home 394 6%
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 369 7%
 High School Graduate 2,208 42%
 Associate's degree 127 2%
 Bachelor's degree 1,516 29%
 Master's degree 603 11%
 Professional school degree 306 6%
 Doctorate degree 118 2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 46 30%
 Enrolled in Private School 73 47%
 Not Enrolled in School 35 23%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 98101

ZIP Code 98101 is in the Private. There are 2 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 98101.

Spruce St School
914 Virginia St
Seattle, WA 98101
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Paideia Academy
1211 Post Alley
Seattle, WA 98101
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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