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ZIP Code 98144

Primary City:Seattle, WA (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Atlantic|Central Area
County: King County
Timezone: Pacific (1:39pm)
Area code: 206 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:47.58, -122.30
ZIP (~2 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 98144

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 98144. 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 98144. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 98144, 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:
Beacon Hill

Stats and Demographics for the 98144 ZIP Code

ZIP code 98144 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 98144 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 an extremely large number of single adults and an extremely small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 98144 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 26,881
Population Density 7,895 people per sq mi
Housing Units 12,660
Median Home Value $391,000
Land Area 3.40 sq mi
Water Area 1.75 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 11,511
Median Household Income $55,950

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 38Male Median Age: 38Female Median Age: 39


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 58267701,596
5-97046581,362
10-145575671,124
15-196025891,191
20-248647901,654
25-291,2211,2212,442
30-341,3221,2332,555
35-391,2701,1222,392
40-441,2371,0062,243
45-491,0618731,934
50-549378671,804
55-598078351,642
60-647187681,486
65-694575491,006
70-74315401716
75-79282376658
80-84195329524
85 Plus198354552

Gender

 Male 13,573 50%
 Female 13,308 50%
Gender

Race

 White 11,781 43.8%
 Black Or African American 4,889 18.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 251 0.9%
 Asian 6,594 24.5%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 107 0.4%
 Other Race 1,614 6.0%
 Two Or More Races 1,645 6.1%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-2430362392
25-347121,5152,227
35-441,3471,1902,537
45-541,2308862,116
55-641,1438041,947
65-745805581,138
75-84392391783
85 Plus203168371

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 3,799 33%
 Single Guardian 1,965 17%
 Singles 4,060 35%
 Singles With Roommate 1,687 15%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 8,701 76%
 Households with Kids 2,810 24%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
1183175358
2168151319
3170152322
4147126273
5143142285
6166148314
7138132270
8136119255
9121117238
10110130240
11115116231
12131112243
1398102200
14103107210
15126126252
16111132243
17132117249
18115108223
19118106224
20146111257

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 98144 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities and nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are rented. Homes in ZIP code 98144 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 98144 real estate data, the median home value of $391,000 is extremely high compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 98144 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 98144 are most commonly 1 bedrooms. The rent for 1 bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 98144 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 26,314 97.9%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 35 0.1%
 Juvenile Facilities 3 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 264 1.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 265 1.0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 4,367 34%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,270 10%
 Renter Occupied Households 5,874 46%
 Households Vacant 1,149 9%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 569 50%
 Rented & Unoccupied 21 2%
 For Sale Only 261 23%
 Sold & Unoccupied 46 4%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 63 5%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 189 16%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 670 11%
 1 Bedroom 2,546 42%
 2 Bedroom 1,619 27%
 3+ Bedroom 1,226 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 $55,950 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 98144 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. ZIP code 98144 uses public transportation to get to work more than almost anywhere in the country. If you are a person that likes walking or biking to work, it will be a comfort for you to know that 98144 has a well above average number of people who do not use a vehicle to commute. 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 98144 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 10,047 45%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 6,281 28%
 No Earnings 6,107 27%
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 10,047 45%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 6,281 28%
 No Earnings 6,107 27%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 8,980 62.1%
 Public transportation 3,264 22.6%
 Taxicab 29 0.2%
 Motorcycle 130 0.9%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 1,446 10.0%
 Worked at Home 622 4.3%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The population has a much higher percentage of people with low education levels (less than high school) than normal. 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 1,324 13%
 High School Graduate 3,491 35%
 Associate's degree 444 4%
 Bachelor's degree 2,868 28%
 Master's degree 1,031 10%
 Professional school degree 647 6%
 Doctorate degree 298 3%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 2,415 71.8%
 Enrolled in Private School 647 19.2%
 Not Enrolled in School 301 9.0%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 98144

ZIP Code 98144 is in the Seattle School District #1. There are 8 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 98144.

Beacon Hill International School
2025 14 Av South
Seattle, WA 98144
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Seattle School District #1
Kimball Elementary School
3200 23 Av South
Seattle, WA 98144
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Seattle School District #1
John Muir Elementary School
3301 South Horton St
Seattle, WA 98144
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Seattle School District #1
Washington Middle School
2101 South Jackson St
Seattle, WA 98144
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Seattle School District #1
Thurgood Marshall Elementary
2401 South Irving St
Seattle, WA 98144
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Seattle School District #1
Franklin High School
3013 South Mt Baker Bv
Seattle, WA 98144
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Seattle School District #1
Seattle Girls School
2706 S Jackson St
Seattle, WA 98144
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Private
Giddens School
620 S 20th Ave
Seattle, WA 98144
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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