Zip Code 98126 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameSeattle
Zip Code StateWashington
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: King
Area Code206
Current Population:20698
Racial Majority:White 64.1%
Public School Racial Majority:Black 27.1%
Unemployment Rate:13.4%
Median Household Income$63189
Average Adjusted Gross Income$81790
School Test Performance:Below Average
Average Commute Time26.9 Minutes
Current Time:
PDT
Time Zone:Pacific Daylight Time
Elevation Range0-0 Feet
Area3 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)47.55120087, -122.37239838

Zip Code 98126 Description

Zip Code 98126 is located in the state of Washington in the Seattle - Tacoma metro area. Zip code 98126 is primarily located in King County. The official US Postal Service name for 98126 is SEATTLE, Washington. Portions of zip code 98126 are contained within or border the city limits of Seattle, WA, White Center, WA, . The area code for zip code 98126 is 206. 98126 can be classified socioeconically as a Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Washington.

The current unemployment level in 98126 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 98126 increased to 20698 from 18906 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 98126 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 98126 public schools is Black. 71.6% of students in 98126 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

20142010Change(+/-)
 White 13876 64.1% 13707 +1%
 Black Or African American 2760 12.75% 2382 +16%
 Hispanic 1526 7.05% 1520 +0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 190 0.88% 176 +8%
 Asian 1930 8.92% 1823 +6%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 28 0.13% 137 -80%
 Other Race 39 0.14% 39 -23%
 Two Or More Races 914 6.04% 914 +43%

Zip Code 98126 Race/Ethnicity

 White 21.3%
 Black Or African American 27.1%
 Hispanic 25.2%
 Asian 17.8%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 2.3%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 1.1%
 Two or More Races 5.2%

Zip Code 98126 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

20102000
Total Population2069818906
Male Population47.50%
Female Population52.50%
Total Households9190
Test Score PerformanceBelow Average
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
71.6%
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
100.0%
Median Household Income$63189
Income Under $50K Per Year39.00%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year34.60%
Income Above $100K Per Year26.40%
98126 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Washington District 7Pramila JayapalDemocrat
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$364089
Average Real Estate Sale Price$314893
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 98126 Annual Climate Data

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnual
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
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA
CBSA Type98126
CBSA Population3461985
Time ZonePacific Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/Los_Angeles
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-8 Hours
List of High Schools in Zipcode 98126
West Seattle High SchoolKing
List of Middle Schools in Zipcode 98126
Madison Middle SchoolKing