Zip Code 98056 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameRenton
Zip Code StateWashington
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: King
Area Code425
Alternate Zip Code NamesNEWCASTLE
Unacceptable Zip Code NamesHAZELWOOD
HIGHLANDS
KENNYDALE
Current Population:32489
Racial Majority: 51.97%
Public School Racial Majority:White 35.5%
Unemployment Rate:18.7%
Median Household Income$65310
Average Adjusted Gross Income$80290
School Test Performance:Average
Average Commute Time28.6 Minutes
Current Time:
PDT
Time Zone:Pacific Daylight Time
Elevation Range85 - 433 ft.
Area9 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)47.51076889, -122.18376160

Zip Code 98056 Description

Zip Code 98056 is located in the state of Washington in the Seattle - Tacoma metro area. Zip code 98056 is primarily located in King County. The official US Postal Service name for 98056 is RENTON, Washington. Portions of zip code 98056 are contained within or border the city limits of Renton, WA, Newcastle, WA, Bellevue, WA, Mercer Island, WA, Bryn Mawr-Skyway, WA, Cascade-Fairwood, WA, East Renton Highlands, WA, and Seattle, WA. The area code for zip code 98056 is 425. 98056 can be classified socioeconically as a Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Washington.

The current unemployment level in 98056 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 98056 increased to 32489 from 24261 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 98056 is while the majority ethnicity attending 98056 public schools is White. 41.7% of students in 98056 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

20142010Change(+/-)
 White 17606 51.97% 17386 +1%
 Black Or African American 1966 5.8% 2282 -14%
 Hispanic 5330 15.73% 4741 +12%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 71 0.21% 141 -50%
 Asian 6984 20.62% 6274 +11%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 143 0.42% 144 -1%
 Other Race 70 0.06% 70 -73%
 Two Or More Races 1451 5.19% 1451 +21%

Zip Code 98056 Race/Ethnicity

 White 35.5%
 Black Or African American 7.3%
 Hispanic 23.3%
 Asian 26.6%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0.6%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.5%
 Two or More Races 6.2%

Zip Code 98056 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

20102000
Total Population3248924261
Male Population49.70%
Female Population50.30%
Total Households12964
Test Score PerformanceAverage
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
41.7%
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
60.0%
Median Household Income$65310
Income Under $50K Per Year36.50%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year37.40%
Income Above $100K Per Year26.10%
98056 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Washington District 9Adam SmithDemocrat
Related Maps: Map of All Washington Congressional Districts

Average Real Estate Asking Price$340162
Average Real Estate Sale Price$361500
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 2f - Central Puget Lowland
Average First Frost DatesNovember 1 - 10
Average Last Frost DatesApril 1 - 10

Zip Code 98056 Annual Climate Data

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnual
Avg Min Temp (°F)34363841465054545043383443
Avg Max Temp (°F)46505459657076777160514560
Avg Precip (In.)5.834.734.353.172.331.92.991.181.93.716.596.4443.14
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA
CBSA Type98056
CBSA Population3461985
Time ZonePacific Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/Los_Angeles
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-8 Hours
List of High Schools in Zipcode 98056
Hazen High SchoolKing
Renton High SchoolKing
List of Middle Schools in Zipcode 98056
Dimmitt Middle SchoolKing
McKnight Middle SchoolKing