Official Zip Code NameRenton
Zip Code StateWashington
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Area Code425
Current Population:34463
Racial Majority:White 58.43%
Public School Racial Majority:White 54.5%
Unemployment Rate:4.27%
Median Household Income$82900
Average Adjusted Gross Income$86840
School Test Performance:Above Average
Average Commute Time28.4 Minutes
Curent Temperature:
Current Time:
PDT
Time Zone:Pacific Daylight Time
Primary County: King
Elevation Range433 - 915 ft.
Area16 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)47.50263977, -122.11213684

Zip Code 98059 Description

Zip Code 98059 is located in the state of Washington in the Seattle - Tacoma metro area. Zip code 98059 is primarily located in King County. The official US Postal Service name for 98059 is RENTON, Washington. Portions of zip code 98059 are contained within or border the city limits of East Renton Highlands, WA, Newcastle, WA, Renton, WA, and Bellevue, WA. The area code for zip code 98059 is 425. 98059 can be classified socioeconically as a Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Washington.

The current unemployment level in 98059 is 4.27% which is lower than the current county unemployment level of 4.4% and is lower than the current state unemployment at 5.5% and lower than the current national unemployment rate at 4.9%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 98059 increased to 34463 from 27993 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 98059 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 98059 public schools is White. 23.3% of students in 98059 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

20142010Change(+/-)
 White 21331 58.43% 21550 -1%
 Black Or African American 1380 3.78% 1080 +28%
 Hispanic 3300 9.04% 3220 +2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 197 0.54% 168 +17%
 Asian 7651 20.96% 6857 +12%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 75 0.21% 145 -48%
 Other Race 65 0.3% 65 +69%
 Two Or More Races 1378 6.74% 1378 +79%

Zip Code 98059 Race/Ethnicity

 White 54.5%
 Black Or African American 4%
 Hispanic 13.9%
 Asian 21.7%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0.4%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.3%
 Two or More Races 5.3%

Zip Code 98059 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

20102000
Total Population3446327993
Male Population49.90%
Female Population50.10%
Total Households12404
Test Score PerformanceAbove Average
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
23.3%
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
77.8%
Median Household Income$82900
Income Under $50K Per Year22.60%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year39.50%
Income Above $100K Per Year37.90%
114 US Congressional DistrictWashington 9
RepresentativeAdam Smith
PartyDemocrat
114 US Congressional DistrictWashington 8
RepresentativeDave Reichert
PartyRepublican
Average Real Estate Asking Price$444634
Average Real Estate Sale Price$405491
Current Unemployment Level (June 2016)4.27%
Previous Month Unemployment Level3.95%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago4.07%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 8b: 15F to 20F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 8a: 10F to 15F
Köppen Climate ClassificationCfb - Oceanic Climate
Ecoregion 2e - Eastern Puget Uplands
Average First Frost DatesOctober 21 - 31
Average Last Frost DatesApril 1 - 10

Zip Code 98059 Annual Climate Data

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnual
Avg Min Temp (°F)34353740455053534943383442
Avg Max Temp (°F)45495459657076767160504460
Avg Precip (In.)6.545.184.773.52.722.281.111.282.124.127.427.2448.29
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA
CBSA Type98059
CBSA Population3461985
Time ZonePacific Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/Los_Angeles
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-8 Hours