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ZIP Code 98146

Primary City:Seattle, WA (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Seattle
County: King County
Timezone: Pacific (10:45am)
Area code: 206 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:47.50, -122.36
ZIP (~2 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 98146

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 98146. 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 98146. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 98146, 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
Acceptable:
Burien
Unacceptable:
Shorewood, White Center

Stats and Demographics for the 98146 ZIP Code

ZIP code 98146 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 98146 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 small number of families and a slightly higher than average number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 98146 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 25,922
Population Density 5,573 people per sq mi
Housing Units 10,222
Median Home Value $308,400
Land Area 4.65 sq mi
Water Area 0.68 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 9,611
Median Household Income $56,809

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

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


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 58888961,784
5-98137811,594
10-148157891,604
15-198878111,698
20-247117101,421
25-299188461,764
30-348889351,823
35-391,0259621,987
40-449919331,924
45-491,0649892,053
50-541,0569532,009
55-599229711,893
60-646907141,404
65-69447481928
70-74296360656
75-79248296544
80-84180221401
85 Plus163272435

Gender

 Male 13,002 50%
 Female 12,920 50%
Gender

Race

 White 15,054 58%
 Black Or African American 1,651 6%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 324 1%
 Asian 4,232 16%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 419 2%
 Other Race 2,703 10%
 Two Or More Races 1,539 6%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-2424258282
25-344928561,348
35-441,1388131,951
45-541,5537212,274
55-641,4065031,909
65-74735222957
75-84486117603
85 Plus21275287

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 4,436 46%
 Single Guardian 1,780 19%
 Singles 2,544 26%
 Singles With Roommate 851 9%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 6,393 67%
 Households with Kids 3,218 33%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
1188177365
2171186357
3185167352
4162161323
5167156323
6154148302
7181141322
8162169331
9149167316
10154177331
11175140315
12139165304
13185135320
14162172334
15189161350
16168157325
17199196395
18183163346
19148134282
20127137264

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 98146 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 98146 were primarily built in the 1950s or the 1960s. Looking at 98146 real estate data, the median home value of $308,400 is high compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 98146 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 98146 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. 1 bedrooms are also common and rent for $750-$999/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 98146 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 25,565 98.6%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 91 0.4%
 Nursing Facilities 111 0.4%
 Other Institutional 9 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 146 0.6%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 4,551 45%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,495 15%
 Renter Occupied Households 3,565 35%
 Households Vacant 611 6%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 228 37%
 Rented & Unoccupied 10 2%
 For Sale Only 135 22%
 Sold & Unoccupied 20 3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 43 7%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 175 29%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 105 3%
 1 Bedroom 1,265 35%
 2 Bedroom 1,460 40%
 3+ Bedroom 787 22%
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 $56,809 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 98146 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 98146 uses public transportation to get to work more than almost anywhere in the country. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. Most commuters in 98146 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 8,357 41%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 5,668 28%
 No Earnings 6,314 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 8,357 41%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 5,668 28%
 No Earnings 6,314 31%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 9,546 78%
 Public transportation 1,623 13%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 103 1%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 506 4%
 Worked at Home 465 4%
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 1,418 16%
 High School Graduate 4,361 51%
 Associate's degree 627 7%
 Bachelor's degree 1,445 17%
 Master's degree 494 6%
 Professional school degree 171 2%
 Doctorate degree 84 1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 3,163 66%
 Enrolled in Private School 1,080 23%
 Not Enrolled in School 534 11%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 98146

ZIP Code 98146 is in the Highline School District. There are 14 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 98146.

Hazel Valley Elementary
402 SW 132nd St
Burien, WA 98146
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Highline School District
Mount View Elementary
10811 12th Ave SW
Seattle, WA 98146
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Highline School District
Shorewood Elementary
2725 SW 116th St
Burien, WA 98146
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Highline School District
Arbor Heights Elementary School
3701 SW 104 St
Seattle, WA 98146
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Seattle School District #1
Cascade Middle School
11212 10th Ave SW
Seattle, WA 98146
Grade Level: Middle/Secondary
District: Highline School District
New Start
614 SW 120th St
Seattle, WA 98146
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Highline School District
Health Sciences & Human Services
830 SW 116th St
Seattle, WA 98146
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Highline School District
Technology Engineering & Communications
830 SW 116th St
Seattle, WA 98146
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Highline School District
Arts & Academics Academy
830 SW 116th St
Seattle, WA 98146
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Highline School District
Gateway to College
614 SW 120th St
Burien, WA 98146
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Highline School District
Shorewood Christian School
10300 28th Ave SW
Seattle, WA 98146
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
West Seattle Montessori
11215 15th Ave SW
Seattle, WA 98146
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Explorer West Middle School
10015 28th Ave SW
Seattle, WA 98146
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Private
Glendale Lutheran School
13455 2nd Ave SW
Burien, WA 98146
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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