Zip Code 98023 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameFederal Way
Zip Code StateWashington
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: King
Secondary County: Pierce
Area Code253
Current Population:47510
Racial Majority: 54.1%
Public School Racial Majority:White 34.5%
Unemployment Rate:19.5%
Median Household Income$74476
Average Adjusted Gross Income$64100
School Test Performance:Average
Average Commute Time31.3 Minutes
Current Time:
PDT
Time Zone:Pacific Daylight Time
Elevation Range79 - 302 ft.
Area11 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)47.30294037, -122.37227631

Zip Code 98023 Description

Zip Code 98023 is located in the state of Washington in the Seattle - Tacoma metro area. Zip code 98023 is primarily located in King County. Portions of 98023 are also located in Pierce County. The official US Postal Service name for 98023 is FEDERAL WAY, Washington. Portions of zip code 98023 are contained within or border the city limits of Federal Way, WA, Tacoma, WA, and Des Moines, WA. The area code for zip code 98023 is 253. 98023 can be classified socioeconically as a Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Washington.

The current unemployment level in 98023 is 19.5% which is higher than the current county unemployment level of 3.9% and is higher than the current state unemployment at 15.8% and higher than the current national unemployment rate at 13.3%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 98023 decreased to 47510 from 47572 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 98023 is while the majority ethnicity attending 98023 public schools is White. 56.3% of students in 98023 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

20142010Change(+/-)
 White 26726 54.1% 26315 +2%
 Black Or African American 4315 8.73% 3921 +10%
 Hispanic 7959 16.11% 6651 +20%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 578 1.17% 327 +77%
 Asian 6817 13.8% 6652 +2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 487 0.99% 1007 -52%
 Other Race 105 0.05% 105 -76%
 Two Or More Races 2532 5.05% 2532 -1%

Zip Code 98023 Race/Ethnicity

 White 34.5%
 Black Or African American 11.3%
 Hispanic 24.7%
 Asian 10.6%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 5%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.7%
 Two or More Races 13.2%

Zip Code 98023 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

20102000
Total Population4751047572
Male Population49.50%
Female Population50.50%
Total Households16912
Test Score PerformanceAverage
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
56.3%
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
91.7%
Median Household Income$74476
Income Under $50K Per Year29.20%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year40.20%
Income Above $100K Per Year30.70%
98023 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Washington District 9Adam SmithDemocrat
Related Maps: Map of All Washington Congressional Districts

Average Real Estate Asking Price$276601
Average Real Estate Sale Price$227327
Current Unemployment Level 19.5%
Previous Month Unemployment Level6.5%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago3.3%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 8b: 15F to 20F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 8a: 10F to 15F
Köppen Climate ClassificationCsb - Warm-Summer Mediterranean Climate
Ecoregion 2f - Central Puget Lowland
Average First Frost DatesOctober 21 - 31
Average Last Frost DatesApril 1 - 10

Zip Code 98023 Annual Climate Data

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnual
Avg Min Temp (°F)35363841465054545044393543
Avg Max Temp (°F)46515460667176777261524761
Avg Precip (In.)5.384.444.173.111.851.53.961.261.953.396.215.9240.16
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA
CBSA Type98023
CBSA Population3461985
Time ZonePacific Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/Los_Angeles
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-8 Hours
Northeast Tacoma