Zip Code 98032 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameKent
Zip Code StateWashington
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: King
Area Code253
Current Population:33853
Racial Majority: 40.71%
Public School Racial Majority:Hispanic 40%
Unemployment Rate:20.2%
Median Household Income$55346
Average Adjusted Gross Income$54980
School Test Performance:Below Average
Average Commute Time27.2 Minutes
Current Time:
PDT
Time Zone:Pacific Daylight Time
Elevation Range164 - 338 ft.
Area17 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)47.39226913, -122.27220154

Zip Code 98032 Description

Zip Code 98032 is located in the state of Washington in the Seattle - Tacoma metro area. Zip code 98032 is primarily located in King County. The official US Postal Service name for 98032 is KENT, Washington. Portions of zip code 98032 are contained within or border the city limits of Kent, WA, SeaTac, WA, Auburn, WA, Lakeland North, WA, Tukwila, WA, Renton, WA, Des Moines, WA, and Federal Way, WA. Zip code 98032 is within area code 253, area code 425 and area code 206. 98032 can be classified socioeconically as a Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Washington.

The current unemployment level in 98032 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%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 98032 increased to 33853 from 28778 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 98032 is while the majority ethnicity attending 98032 public schools is Hispanic. 75.3% of students in 98032 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

20142010Change(+/-)
 White 14630 40.71% 15506 -6%
 Black Or African American 3870 10.77% 3681 +5%
 Hispanic 9363 26.06% 7779 +20%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 468 1.3% 324 +44%
 Asian 4396 12.23% 3918 +12%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 1318 3.67% 990 +33%
 Other Race 88 0.31% 88 +25%
 Two Or More Races 1567 4.95% 1567 +14%

Zip Code 98032 Race/Ethnicity

 White 15.6%
 Black Or African American 13.8%
 Hispanic 40%
 Asian 13.9%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 5.3%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.6%
 Two or More Races 10.8%

Zip Code 98032 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

20102000
Total Population3385328778
Male Population50.80%
Female Population49.20%
Total Households13393
Test Score PerformanceBelow Average
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
75.3%
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
100.0%
Median Household Income$55346
Income Under $50K Per Year44.70%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year38.10%
Income Above $100K Per Year17.20%
98032 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$181488
Average Real Estate Sale Price$177541
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 2f - Central Puget Lowland
Average First Frost DatesOctober 21 - 31
Average Last Frost DatesApril 11 - 20

Zip Code 98032 Annual Climate Data

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnual
Avg Min Temp (°F)35363841475155555044393544
Avg Max Temp (°F)46505460667177777261514661
Avg Precip (In.)5.324.434.052.862.091.75.911.211.823.376.125.8439.75
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA
CBSA Type98032
CBSA Population3461985
Time ZonePacific Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/Los_Angeles
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-8 Hours