Zip Code 98501 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameOlympia
Zip Code StateWashington
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Thurston
Area Code360
Alternate Zip Code NamesTUMWATER
Unacceptable Zip Code NamesBOSTON HARBOR
MAYTOWN
NISQUALLY
OFFUTT LAKE
OLY
SCHNEIDERS PRAIRIE
SOUTH BAY
SOUTH SOUND
THOMPSON PLACE
UNION MILLS
Current Population:38133
Racial Majority:White 82.44%
Public School Racial Majority:White 73.4%
Unemployment Rate:7.4%
Median Household Income$58662
Average Adjusted Gross Income$80300
School Test Performance:Above Average
Average Commute Time20.1 Minutes
Current Time:
PST
Time Zone:Pacific Standard Time
Elevation Range118 - 289 ft.
Area40 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)46.98582077, -122.87406921

Zip Code 98501 Description

Zip Code 98501 is located in the state of Washington in the Seattle - Tacoma metro area. Zip code 98501 is primarily located in Thurston County. The official US Postal Service name for 98501 is OLYMPIA, Washington. Portions of zip code 98501 are contained within or border the city limits of Olympia, WA, Tumwater, WA, and Lacey, WA. The area code for zip code 98501 is 360. 98501 can be classified socioeconically as a Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Washington.

The current unemployment level in 98501 is 7.4% which is higher than the current county unemployment level of 5.9% and is higher than the current state unemployment at 7.4% and higher than the current national unemployment rate at 6.9%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 98501 increased to 38133 from 33049 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 98501 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 98501 public schools is White. 25.6% of students in 98501 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

20142010Change(+/-)
 White 33486 82.44% 31563 +6%
 Black Or African American 442 1.09% 535 -17%
 Hispanic 2740 6.75% 2111 +30%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 347 0.85% 342 +1%
 Asian 2218 5.46% 1952 +14%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 202 0.5% 120 +68%
 Other Race 59 0.16% 59 +14%
 Two Or More Races 1451 2.75% 1451 -23%

Zip Code 98501 Race/Ethnicity

 White 73.4%
 Black Or African American 1.8%
 Hispanic 9.3%
 Asian 6.2%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0.3%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.5%
 Two or More Races 8.5%

Zip Code 98501 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

20102000
Total Population3813333049
Male Population48.20%
Female Population51.80%
Total Households16111
Test Score PerformanceAbove Average
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
25.6%
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
20.0%
Median Household Income$58662
Income Under $50K Per Year43.30%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year35.20%
Income Above $100K Per Year21.50%
98501 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Washington District 10Denny HeckDemocrat
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$323456
Average Real Estate Sale Price$272600
Current Unemployment Level 7.4%
Previous Month Unemployment Level8.5%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago4.0%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 8a: 10F to 15F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 7b: 5F to 10F
Köppen Climate ClassificationCsb - Warm-Summer Mediterranean Climate
Ecoregion 2g - Southern Puget Prairies
Average First Frost DatesOctober 1 - 10
Average Last Frost DatesMay 1 - 10

Zip Code 98501 Annual Climate Data

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnual
Avg Min Temp (°F)32333537424750504539363240
Avg Max Temp (°F)44495359657076777260504460
Avg Precip (In.)7.536.175.293.572.31.79.841.162.044.218.17.9450.91
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Olympia, WA
CBSA Type98501
CBSA Population255549
Time ZonePacific Standard Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/Los_Angeles
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-8 Hours