Zip Code 98198 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameSeattle
Zip Code StateWashington
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: King
Area Code206
Alternate Zip Code NamesDES MOINES
NORMANDY PARK
SEATAC
Unacceptable Zip Code NamesREDONDO BEACH
Current Population:34584
Racial Majority: 49.77%
Public School Racial Majority:Hispanic 32%
Unemployment Rate:19.8%
Median Household Income$59385
Average Adjusted Gross Income$58250
School Test Performance:Average
Average Commute Time26.7 Minutes
Current Time:
PDT
Time Zone:Pacific Daylight Time
Elevation Range180 - 325 ft.
Area8 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)47.39825058, -122.31224823

Zip Code 98198 Description

Zip Code 98198 is located in the state of Washington in the Seattle - Tacoma metro area. Zip code 98198 is primarily located in King County. The official US Postal Service name for 98198 is SEATTLE, Washington. Portions of zip code 98198 are contained within or border the city limits of Des Moines, WA, SeaTac, WA, Kent, WA, Normandy Park, WA, and Federal Way, WA. Zip code 98198 is within area code 206 and area code 253. 98198 can be classified socioeconically as a Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Washington.

The current unemployment level in 98198 is 19.8% which is higher than the current county unemployment level of 3.9% and is higher 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 98198 increased to 34584 from 33561 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 98198 is while the majority ethnicity attending 98198 public schools is Hispanic. 64.9% of students in 98198 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

20142010Change(+/-)
 White 17790 49.77% 18266 -3%
 Black Or African American 4135 11.57% 3623 +14%
 Hispanic 6514 18.22% 6205 +5%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 258 0.72% 353 -27%
 Asian 4461 12.48% 3730 +20%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 477 1.33% 904 -47%
 Other Race 45 0.17% 45 +36%
 Two Or More Races 1458 5.74% 1458 +41%

Zip Code 98198 Race/Ethnicity

 White 29.2%
 Black Or African American 12.9%
 Hispanic 32%
 Asian 11.6%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 4.4%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.9%
 Two or More Races 9.1%

Zip Code 98198 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

20102000
Total Population3458433561
Male Population49.80%
Female Population50.20%
Total Households13106
Test Score PerformanceAverage
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
64.9%
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
100.0%
Median Household Income$59385
Income Under $50K Per Year41.60%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year37.30%
Income Above $100K Per Year21.10%
98198 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Washington District 9Adam SmithDemocrat
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$557557
Average Real Estate Sale Price$220583
Current Unemployment Level 19.8%
Previous Month Unemployment Level6.5%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago3.4%
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 98198 Annual Climate Data

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnual
Avg Min Temp (°F)35363942475155555145393544
Avg Max Temp (°F)46505460667176777161514661
Avg Precip (In.)5.244.333.942.741.961.61.861.171.723.316.025.7638.65
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA
CBSA Type98198
CBSA Population3461985
Time ZonePacific Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/Los_Angeles
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-8 Hours
List of High Schools in Zipcode 98198
Federal Way High SchoolKing
Mount Rainier High SchoolKing
List of Middle Schools in Zipcode 98198
Pacific Middle SchoolKing
Sacajawea Middle SchoolKing
Riverview