Zip Code 98118 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameSeattle
Zip Code StateWashington
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: King
Area Code206
Current Population:42731
Racial Majority:Asian 31.88%
Public School Racial Majority:Black 41.6%
Unemployment Rate:13.4%
Median Household Income$58733
Average Adjusted Gross Income$63850
School Test Performance:Below Average
Average Commute Time27.4 Minutes
Current Time:
PDT
Time Zone:Pacific Daylight Time
Elevation Range39 - 171 ft.
Area9 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)47.54164886, -122.27020264

Zip Code 98118 Description

Zip Code 98118 is located in the state of Washington in the Seattle - Tacoma metro area. Zip code 98118 is primarily located in King County. The official US Postal Service name for 98118 is SEATTLE, Washington. Portions of zip code 98118 are contained within or border the city limits of Seattle, WA, Mercer Island, WA, and Tukwila, WA. The area code for zip code 98118 is 206. 98118 can be classified socioeconically as a Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Washington.

The current unemployment level in 98118 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 98118 increased to 42731 from 40791 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 98118 is Asian while the majority ethnicity attending 98118 public schools is Black. 77.1% of students in 98118 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

20142010Change(+/-)
 White 12435 27.98% 11919 +4%
 Black Or African American 11350 25.54% 10845 +5%
 Hispanic 4034 9.08% 3440 +17%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 187 0.42% 185 +1%
 Asian 14169 31.88% 13855 +2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 308 0.69% 354 -13%
 Other Race 96 0.12% 96 -45%
 Two Or More Races 2037 4.28% 2037 -7%

Zip Code 98118 Race/Ethnicity

 White 7%
 Black Or African American 41.6%
 Hispanic 13.5%
 Asian 29.7%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 1.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.6%
 Two or More Races 6.4%

Zip Code 98118 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

20102000
Total Population4273140791
Male Population48.70%
Female Population51.30%
Total Households15127
Test Score PerformanceBelow Average
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
77.1%
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
100.0%
Median Household Income$58733
Income Under $50K Per Year42.20%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year34.40%
Income Above $100K Per Year23.40%
98118 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Washington District 9Adam SmithDemocrat
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$354277
Average Real Estate Sale Price$321462
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 21 - 31

Zip Code 98118 Annual Climate Data

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnual
Avg Min Temp (°F)35373841475155555145393544
Avg Max Temp (°F)46505459657076767161514660
Avg Precip (In.)5.324.163.832.571.71.46.81.021.613.245.645.5836.91
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA
CBSA Type98118
CBSA Population3461985
Time ZonePacific Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/Los_Angeles
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-8 Hours