Zip Code 98030 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameKent
Zip Code StateWashington
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: King
Area Code253
Current Population:33769
Racial Majority: 52.14%
Public School Racial Majority:Hispanic 26.6%
Unemployment Rate:20.2%
Median Household Income$58955
Average Adjusted Gross Income$51170
School Test Performance:Below Average
Average Commute Time31.3 Minutes
Current Time:
PDT
Time Zone:Pacific Daylight Time
Elevation Range308 - 420 ft.
Area9 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)47.36545181, -122.19817352

Zip Code 98030 Description

Zip Code 98030 is located in the state of Washington in the Seattle - Tacoma metro area. Zip code 98030 is primarily located in King County. The official US Postal Service name for 98030 is KENT, Washington. Portions of zip code 98030 are contained within or border the city limits of Kent, WA, Lea Hill, WA, and Auburn, WA. The area code for zip code 98030 is 253. 98030 can be classified socioeconically as a Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Washington.

The current unemployment level in 98030 is 20.2% 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%.

The majority ethnicity residing in 98030 is while the majority ethnicity attending 98030 public schools is Hispanic. 72.5% of students in 98030 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

20142010Change(+/-)
 White 18408 52.14% 16869 +9%
 Black Or African American 3526 9.99% 4062 -13%
 Hispanic 5183 14.68% 4618 +12%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 129 0.37% 198 -35%
 Asian 5693 16.13% 5795 -2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 886 2.51% 436 +103%
 Other Race 105 0.04% 105 -86%
 Two Or More Races 1686 4.14% 1686 -13%

Zip Code 98030 Race/Ethnicity

 White 26.6%
 Black Or African American 17.5%
 Hispanic 26.6%
 Asian 18%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 3.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.6%
 Two or More Races 7.5%

Zip Code 98030 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

20102000
Total Population337690
Male Population49.80%
Female Population50.20%
Total Households11900
Test Score PerformanceBelow Average
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
72.5%
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
100.0%
Median Household Income$58955
Income Under $50K Per Year42.10%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year37.60%
Income Above $100K Per Year20.30%
98030 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Washington District 8Kim SchrierDemocrat
Washington District 9Adam SmithDemocrat
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$217752
Average Real Estate Sale Price$220424
Current Unemployment Level 20.2%
Previous Month Unemployment Level6.2%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago3.2%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 8b: 15F to 20F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 8a: 10F to 15F
Köppen Climate ClassificationCsb - Warm-Summer Mediterranean Climate
Ecoregion 2e - Eastern Puget Uplands
Average First Frost DatesOctober 11 - 20
Average Last Frost DatesApril 21 - 31

Zip Code 98030 Annual Climate Data

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnual
Avg Min Temp (°F)34363841465154545043383443
Avg Max Temp (°F)46515560677177777261514661
Avg Precip (In.)5.344.454.062.92.091.79.911.211.823.376.155.9140.01
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA
CBSA Type98030
CBSA Population3461985
Time ZonePacific Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/Los_Angeles
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-8 Hours