Zip Code 98117 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameSeattle
Zip Code StateWashington
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: King
Area Code206
Current Population:31365
Racial Majority:White 86.48%
Public School Racial Majority:White 69.9%
Unemployment Rate:13.4%
Median Household Income$77411
Average Adjusted Gross Income$110050
School Test Performance:Excellent
Average Commute Time26.9 Minutes
Current Time:
PDT
Time Zone:Pacific Daylight Time
Elevation Range85 - 249 ft.
Area4 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)47.68804932, -122.38374329

Zip Code 98117 Description

Zip Code 98117 is located in the state of Washington in the Seattle - Tacoma metro area. Zip code 98117 is primarily located in King County. The official US Postal Service name for 98117 is SEATTLE, Washington. Portions of zip code 98117 are contained within or border the city limits of Seattle, WA, . The area code for zip code 98117 is 206. 98117 can be classified socioeconically as a Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Washington.

The current unemployment level in 98117 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 98117 increased to 31365 from 29667 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 98117 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 98117 public schools is White. 19.8% of students in 98117 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

20142010Change(+/-)
 White 27481 86.48% 26393 +4%
 Black Or African American 172 0.54% 502 -66%
 Hispanic 1251 3.94% 1536 -19%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 41 0.13% 181 -77%
 Asian 1455 4.58% 1546 -6%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 17 0.05% 31 -45%
 Other Race 74 0.19% 74 -19%
 Two Or More Races 1102 4.09% 1102 +18%

Zip Code 98117 Race/Ethnicity

 White 69.9%
 Black Or African American 5.2%
 Hispanic 9.3%
 Asian 6.8%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.8%
 Two or More Races 7.8%

Zip Code 98117 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

20102000
Total Population3136529667
Male Population49.00%
Female Population51.00%
Total Households13667
Test Score PerformanceExcellent
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
19.8%
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
0.0%
Median Household Income$77411
Income Under $50K Per Year27.80%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year37.20%
Income Above $100K Per Year35.00%
98117 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Washington District 7Pramila JayapalDemocrat
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$443099
Average Real Estate Sale Price$432024
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 1 - 10
Average Last Frost DatesMarch 21 - 31

Zip Code 98117 Annual Climate Data

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnual
Avg Min Temp (°F)34363841465154545044393543
Avg Max Temp (°F)46505459657075767061514660
Avg Precip (In.)4.6843.642.591.951.67.941.021.73.275.215.4536.11
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA
CBSA Type98117
CBSA Population3461985
Time ZonePacific Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/Los_Angeles
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-8 Hours
List of High Schools in Zipcode 98117
Ballard High SchoolKing
List of Middle Schools in Zipcode 98117
Whitman Middle SchoolKing
List of Elementary Schools in Zipcode 98117
Greenwood Elementary SchoolKing
Loyal Heights Elementary SchoolKing