Zip Code 98144 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameSeattle
Zip Code StateWashington
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: King
Area Code206
Current Population:26881
Racial Majority: 44.46%
Public School Racial Majority:Asian 33.4%
Unemployment Rate:13.4%
Median Household Income$54642
Average Adjusted Gross Income$89070
School Test Performance:Average
Average Commute Time24.4 Minutes
Current Time:
PDT
Time Zone:Pacific Daylight Time
Elevation Range89 - 138 ft.
Area5 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)47.58404922, -122.29897308

Zip Code 98144 Description

Zip Code 98144 is located in the state of Washington in the Seattle - Tacoma metro area. Zip code 98144 is primarily located in King County. The official US Postal Service name for 98144 is SEATTLE, Washington. Portions of zip code 98144 are contained within or border the city limits of Seattle, WA, Mercer Island, WA, . The area code for zip code 98144 is 206. 98144 can be classified socioeconically as a Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Washington.

The current unemployment level in 98144 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 98144 increased to 26881 from 24913 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 98144 is while the majority ethnicity attending 98144 public schools is Asian. 57.7% of students in 98144 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

20142010Change(+/-)
 White 12225 44.46% 10776 +13%
 Black Or African American 4348 15.81% 4798 -9%
 Hispanic 2429 8.83% 3055 -20%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 163 0.59% 199 -18%
 Asian 6428 23.38% 6540 -2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 85 0.31% 99 -14%
 Other Race 59 0% 59 -100%
 Two Or More Races 1355 6.61% 1355 +34%

Zip Code 98144 Race/Ethnicity

 White 21.8%
 Black Or African American 25.9%
 Hispanic 11.6%
 Asian 33.4%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0.3%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.8%
 Two or More Races 6.2%

Zip Code 98144 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

20102000
Total Population2688124913
Male Population50.50%
Female Population49.50%
Total Households11511
Test Score PerformanceAverage
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
57.7%
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
83.3%
Median Household Income$54642
Income Under $50K Per Year46.10%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year29.50%
Income Above $100K Per Year24.40%
98144 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Washington District 9Adam SmithDemocrat
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$551025
Average Real Estate Sale Price$404133
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 98144 Annual Climate Data

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnual
Avg Min Temp (°F)35373842475155555145393544
Avg Max Temp (°F)46505459657076767161514661
Avg Precip (In.)5.384.093.822.541.581.42.761.031.583.225.495.5736.48
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA
CBSA Type98144
CBSA Population3461985
Time ZonePacific Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/Los_Angeles
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-8 Hours
List of High Schools in Zipcode 98144
Franklin High SchoolKing
List of Middle Schools in Zipcode 98144
Washington Middle SchoolKing
List of Elementary Schools in Zipcode 98144
Thurgood Marshall Elementary SchoolKing