Zip Code 98031 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameKent
Zip Code StateWashington
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: King
Area Code253
Current Population:36581
Racial Majority: 47.22%
Public School Racial Majority:White 29.4%
Unemployment Rate:4.4%
Median Household Income$70590
Average Adjusted Gross Income$58900
School Test Performance:Average
Average Commute Time27.4 Minutes
Current Time:
PDT
Time Zone:Pacific Daylight Time
Elevation Range289 - 430 ft.
Area8 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)47.41394043, -122.19761658

Zip Code 98031 Description

Zip Code 98031 is located in the state of Washington in the Seattle - Tacoma metro area. Zip code 98031 is primarily located in King County. The official US Postal Service name for 98031 is KENT, Washington. Portions of zip code 98031 are contained within or border the city limits of East Hill-Meridian, WA, Kent, WA, and Renton, WA. Zip code 98031 is within area code 253 and area code 425. 98031 can be classified socioeconically as a Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Washington.

The current unemployment level in 98031 is 4.4% which is higher than the current county unemployment level of 3.9% and is lower than the current state unemployment at 5.4% and higher than the current national unemployment rate at 4.1%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 98031 decreased to 36581 from 64214 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 98031 is while the majority ethnicity attending 98031 public schools is White. 58% of students in 98031 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

20142010Change(+/-)
 White 17450 47.22% 17665 -1%
 Black Or African American 3685 9.97% 3712 -1%
 Hispanic 4164 11.27% 4289 -3%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 145 0.39% 178 -19%
 Asian 8751 23.68% 8293 +6%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 626 1.69% 604 +4%
 Other Race 67 0.14% 67 -25%
 Two Or More Races 1773 5.63% 1773 +17%

Zip Code 98031 Race/Ethnicity

 White 29.4%
 Black Or African American 13.8%
 Hispanic 22%
 Asian 21.1%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 3.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.5%
 Two or More Races 10.2%

Zip Code 98031 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

20102000
Total Population3658164214
Male Population49.60%
Female Population50.40%
Total Households12242
Test Score PerformanceAverage
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
58%
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
90.9%
Median Household Income$70590
Income Under $50K Per Year32.90%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year36.10%
Income Above $100K Per Year31.10%
98031 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Washington District 9Adam SmithDemocrat
Washington District 8Kim SchrierDemocrat
Related Maps: Map of All Washington Congressional Districts

Average Real Estate Asking Price$237313
Average Real Estate Sale Price$227084
Current Unemployment Level 4.4%
Previous Month Unemployment Level4.5%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago4.3%
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 98031 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 Type98031
CBSA Population3461985
Time ZonePacific Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/Los_Angeles
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-8 Hours
Mill Creek