ZIP Code 98126 - Seattle Washington

ZIP Code 98126 is located in Seattle Washington. Portions of 98126 are also in White Center. 98126 is entirely within King County. Regionally, 98126 is located in Metro Seattle-Tacoma.

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ZIP Code 98126 Quick Stats

ZIP Code NameSeattle
Primary CountyKing County
ZIP Code TypeStandard
Population (2022)21,102
Area Code(s)206
Current Time

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98126 Demographics

98126 can be classified socioeconomically as Middle Class class compared to other ZIP Codes in Washington based on Median Household Income and Average Adjusted Gross Income. The majority race/ethnicity residing in 98126 is White. The majority race/ethnicity attending public schools in 98126 is African American. The current unemployment level in 98126 is 4.4%.

Population Growth Rate-5.69%
Population Density6,089 People per Square Mile
Total Households9,240
Percentage High Income Households7.9%
Median Household Income (2021)$97,368
Average Adjusted Gross Income (2021)$413,110
Current Unemployment Rate (June 2024)4.4%
Majority Race/EthnictyWhite - 66.77%
Public School Majority Race/EthnictyAfrican American - 27.28%

98126 Race/Ethnicty Breakdown

Native American1480.7%
Hawaiian/Pac. Islander590.28%

98126 Public School Race/Ethnicty Breakdown

Native American250.78%
Hawaiian/Pac. Islander391.21%

98126 Educational Attainment Levels

Highest Education Level AttainedTotalPercentage
Less Than 1 Year of College7915.42%
Bachelor Degree4,83433.09%
High School Diploma2,28315.63%
No High School Diploma1761.2%
GED or Alternate3362.3%
1 or More Years of College2,19715.04%
Associates Degree1,3008.9%
Masters Degree1,79412.28%
Professional Degree6064.15%
Doctorate Degree2901.99%

98126 Geography

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Neighborhoods in 98126
RegionMetro Seattle-Tacoma
Metropolitan/Micropolitan Stat AreaSeattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA
Time ZonePacific Daylight Time
IANA TimezoneAmerica/Los_Angeles
Area3 Square Miles

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98126 Weather and Climate Data

Plant Hardiness ZoneZone 8b: 15F to 20F
Average First Frost DateNovember 11 - 20
Average Last Frost DateMarch 21 - 31
Koppen-Geiger Climate ZoneCsb - Warm-Summer Mediterranean Climate
Ecoregion2f - Central Puget Lowland

98126 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)35363841475155555145393544
Avg Max Temp (°F)46505459657075767161514660
Avg Precip (In.)5.474.23.942.571.731.55.851.051.653.245.695.6537.58

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