Zip Code 98106 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameSeattle
Zip Code StateWashington
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: King
Area Code206
Current Population:22873
Racial Majority: 46.07%
Public School Racial Majority:White 29.3%
Unemployment Rate:13.4%
Median Household Income$53174
Average Adjusted Gross Income$56610
School Test Performance:Below Average
Average Commute Time27.1 Minutes
Current Time:
PDT
Time Zone:Pacific Daylight Time
Elevation Range82 - 187 ft.
Area5 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)47.54795074, -122.35125732

Zip Code 98106 Description

Zip Code 98106 is located in the state of Washington in the Seattle - Tacoma metro area. Zip code 98106 is primarily located in King County. The official US Postal Service name for 98106 is SEATTLE, Washington. Portions of zip code 98106 are contained within or border the city limits of Seattle, WA, White Center, WA, . The area code for zip code 98106 is 206. 98106 can be classified socioeconically as a Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Washington.

The current unemployment level in 98106 is 13.4% which is higher than the current county unemployment level of 3.9% and is lower 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 98106 decreased to 22873 from 23317 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 98106 is while the majority ethnicity attending 98106 public schools is White. 60.7% of students in 98106 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

20142010Change(+/-)
 White 11529 46.07% 10476 +10%
 Black Or African American 2996 11.97% 2559 +17%
 Hispanic 3253 13% 3467 -6%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 123 0.49% 247 -50%
 Asian 4734 18.92% 4626 +2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 774 3.09% 289 +168%
 Other Race 55 0.14% 55 -36%
 Two Or More Races 1154 6.31% 1154 +37%

Zip Code 98106 Race/Ethnicity

 White 29.3%
 Black Or African American 15.9%
 Hispanic 21.2%
 Asian 19.6%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 1.8%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 2%
 Two or More Races 10.2%

Zip Code 98106 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

20102000
Total Population2287323317
Male Population49.40%
Female Population50.60%
Total Households9018
Test Score PerformanceBelow Average
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
60.7%
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
50.0%
Median Household Income$53174
Income Under $50K Per Year46.50%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year36.00%
Income Above $100K Per Year17.50%
98106 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Washington District 7Pramila JayapalDemocrat
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$232721
Average Real Estate Sale Price$215556
Current Unemployment Level 13.4%
Previous Month Unemployment Level5.3%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago2.4%
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 11 - 20
Average Last Frost DatesMarch 11 - 20

Zip Code 98106 Annual Climate Data

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnual
Avg Min Temp (°F)35373842475155555145393544
Avg Max Temp (°F)46505459657076767161514660
Avg Precip (In.)5.424.163.862.551.661.39.75.981.583.235.685.5336.78
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA
CBSA Type98106
CBSA Population3461985
Time ZonePacific Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/Los_Angeles
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-8 Hours
List of High Schools in Zipcode 98106
Chief Sealth High SchoolKing
West Seattle High SchoolKing
List of Middle Schools in Zipcode 98106
Denny Middle SchoolKing
Madison Middle SchoolKing