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ZIP Code 98178

Primary City:Seattle, WA (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Seattle
County: King County
Timezone: Pacific (11:43am)
Area code: 206 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:47.49, -122.25
ZIP (~3 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 98178

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 98178. 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 98178. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 98178, 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:
Tukwila
Unacceptable:
Bryn Mawr, Skyway

Stats and Demographics for the 98178 ZIP Code

ZIP code 98178 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 98178 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 large number of single parents and a small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 98178 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 24,092
Population Density 4,966 people per sq mi
Housing Units 9,290
Median Home Value $283,100
Land Area 4.85 sq mi
Water Area 1.02 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 8,668
Median Household Income $58,707

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 38Male Median Age: 37Female Median Age: 39


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 58468101,656
5-97947711,565
10-147637351,498
15-198427731,615
20-247257291,454
25-298078271,634
30-347578281,585
35-398499121,761
40-449088321,740
45-498898231,712
50-548779111,788
55-598579281,785
60-646507281,378
65-69383437820
70-74332348680
75-79218283501
80-84179242421
85 Plus181318499

Gender

 Male 11,857 49%
 Female 12,235 51%
Gender

Race

 White 7,196 30%
 Black Or African American 7,083 29%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 205 1%
 Asian 6,945 29%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 253 1%
 Other Race 667 3%
 Two Or More Races 1,743 7%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-2444177221
25-344667541,220
35-441,0147071,721
45-541,3595581,917
55-641,3634311,794
65-74726153879
75-8447486560
85 Plus226130356

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 3,629 42%
 Single Guardian 2,091 24%
 Singles 2,256 26%
 Singles With Roommate 692 8%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 5,717 66%
 Households with Kids 2,951 34%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
1149159308
2188153341
3172160332
4168165333
5154157311
6162127289
7146170316
8177154331
9155163318
10149153302
11145131276
12153154307
13156147303
14160150310
15176151327
16161175336
17174138312
18187160347
19144149293
20153150303

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 98178 has a small percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 98178 were primarily built in the 1950s or the 1960s. Looking at 98178 real estate data, the median home value of $283,100 is high compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 98178 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 98178 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 98178 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 23,939 99.4%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 4 0.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 149 0.6%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 4,332 47%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,340 14%
 Renter Occupied Households 2,996 32%
 Households Vacant 622 7%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 256 41%
 Rented & Unoccupied 8 1%
 For Sale Only 117 19%
 Sold & Unoccupied 33 5%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 33 5%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 175 28%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 35 1%
 1 Bedroom 900 25%
 2 Bedroom 1,236 35%
 3+ Bedroom 1,399 39%
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 $58,707 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 98178 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 98178 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 98178 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 8,460 43%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 4,904 25%
 No Earnings 6,333 32%
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 8,460 43%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 4,904 25%
 No Earnings 6,333 32%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 9,818 83.6%
 Public transportation 1,062 9.0%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 44 0.4%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 359 3.1%
 Worked at Home 468 4.0%
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 1,216 14.6%
 High School Graduate 4,005 48.1%
 Associate's degree 697 8.4%
 Bachelor's degree 1,747 21.0%
 Master's degree 406 4.9%
 Professional school degree 206 2.5%
 Doctorate degree 52 0.6%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 3,324 76.1%
 Enrolled in Private School 525 12.0%
 Not Enrolled in School 520 11.9%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 98178

ZIP Code 98178 is in the Renton School District. There are 8 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 98178.

Secondary Learning Center
7800 South 132nd St
Seattle, WA 98178
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Renton School District
Bryn Mawr Elementary School
8212 South 118th St
Seattle, WA 98178
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Renton School District
Campbell Hill Elementary School
6418 South 124th St
Seattle, WA 98178
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Renton School District
Lakeridge Elementary School
7400 South 115th St
Seattle, WA 98178
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Renton School District
Dimmitt Middle School
12320 80th Ave South
Seattle, WA 98178
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Renton School District
Rainier View Elementary School
11650 Beacon Av South
Seattle, WA 98178
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Seattle School District #1
St Paul School
10001 57th Ave S
Seattle, WA 98178
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Amazing Grace Christian School
10056 Renton Ave S
Seattle, WA 98178
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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