Zip Code 98055 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameRenton
Zip Code StateWashington
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: King
Area Code425
Current Population:21904
Racial Majority: 40.58%
Public School Racial Majority:Asian 29.9%
Unemployment Rate:18.7%
Median Household Income$60686
Average Adjusted Gross Income$61150
School Test Performance:Below Average
Average Commute Time27.5 Minutes
Current Time:
PDT
Time Zone:Pacific Daylight Time
Elevation Range269 - 345 ft.
Area5 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)47.46377945, -122.21248627

Zip Code 98055 Description

Zip Code 98055 is located in the state of Washington in the Seattle - Tacoma metro area. Zip code 98055 is primarily located in King County. The official US Postal Service name for 98055 is RENTON, Washington. Portions of zip code 98055 are contained within or border the city limits of Renton, WA, Cascade-Fairwood, WA, East Hill-Meridian, WA, and Kent, WA. Zip code 98055 is within area code 425 and area code 253. 98055 can be classified socioeconically as a Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Washington.

The current unemployment level in 98055 is 18.7% 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 98055 decreased to 21904 from 26953 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 98055 is while the majority ethnicity attending 98055 public schools is Asian. 59.7% of students in 98055 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

20142010Change(+/-)
 White 8738 40.58% 9997 -13%
 Black Or African American 2660 12.35% 2922 -9%
 Hispanic 1895 8.8% 2089 -9%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 104 0.48% 94 +11%
 Asian 5500 25.54% 5446 +1%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 531 2.47% 218 +144%
 Other Race 38 0.1% 38 -42%
 Two Or More Races 1100 9.67% 1100 +89%

Zip Code 98055 Race/Ethnicity

 White 20.5%
 Black Or African American 25%
 Hispanic 18.6%
 Asian 29.9%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0.8%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.8%
 Two or More Races 4.4%

Zip Code 98055 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

20102000
Total Population2190426953
Male Population48.70%
Female Population51.30%
Total Households8786
Test Score PerformanceBelow Average
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
59.7%
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
100.0%
Median Household Income$60686
Income Under $50K Per Year39.70%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year36.60%
Income Above $100K Per Year23.80%
98055 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Washington District 9Adam SmithDemocrat
Related Maps: Map of All Washington Congressional Districts

Average Real Estate Asking Price$249313
Average Real Estate Sale Price$244352
Current Unemployment Level 18.7%
Previous Month Unemployment Level5.6%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago2.9%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 8b: 15F to 20F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 8a: 10F to 15F
Köppen Climate ClassificationCsb - Warm-Summer Mediterranean Climate
Ecoregion 2b - Eastern Puget Riverine Lowlands
Average First Frost DatesOctober 21 - 31
Average Last Frost DatesApril 1 - 10

Zip Code 98055 Annual Climate Data

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnual
Avg Min Temp (°F)35363841475155555144393544
Avg Max Temp (°F)46505460667176777161514661
Avg Precip (In.)5.194.233.852.711.921.61.851.121.683.235.995.7238.09
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA
CBSA Type98055
CBSA Population3461985
Time ZonePacific Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/Los_Angeles
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-8 Hours
List of High Schools in Zipcode 98055
Kentridge High SchoolKing
Renton High SchoolKing
List of Middle Schools in Zipcode 98055
Dimmitt Middle SchoolKing
Meeker Middle SchoolKing
List of Elementary Schools in Zipcode 98055
Kennydale Elementary SchoolKing
Springbrook Elementary SchoolKing