Zip Code 98502 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameOlympia
Zip Code StateWashington
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Thurston
Area Code360
Current Population:30491
Racial Majority:White 83.29%
Public School Racial Majority:White 68.9%
Unemployment Rate:7.4%
Median Household Income$59844
Average Adjusted Gross Income$87030
School Test Performance:Above Average
Average Commute Time24.3 Minutes
Current Time:
PST
Time Zone:Pacific Standard Time
Elevation Range16 - 774 ft.
Area55 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)47.08853912, -122.95665741

Zip Code 98502 Description

Zip Code 98502 is located in the state of Washington in the Seattle - Tacoma metro area. Zip code 98502 is primarily located in Thurston County. The official US Postal Service name for 98502 is OLYMPIA, Washington. Portions of zip code 98502 are contained within or border the city limits of Olympia, WA, Tumwater, WA, . The area code for zip code 98502 is 360. 98502 can be classified socioeconically as a Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Washington.

The current unemployment level in 98502 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 98502 increased to 30491 from 26142 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 98502 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 98502 public schools is White. 34.9% of students in 98502 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

20142010Change(+/-)
 White 25236 83.29% 24759 +2%
 Black Or African American 244 0.81% 543 -55%
 Hispanic 1740 5.74% 1624 +7%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 243 0.8% 253 -4%
 Asian 1739 5.74% 2009 -13%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 131 0.43% 117 +12%
 Other Race 49 0.2% 49 +24%
 Two Or More Races 1137 2.99% 1137 -20%

Zip Code 98502 Race/Ethnicity

 White 68.9%
 Black Or African American 2.8%
 Hispanic 10.4%
 Asian 7%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0.5%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 1.1%
 Two or More Races 9.3%

Zip Code 98502 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

20102000
Total Population3049126142
Male Population48.80%
Female Population51.20%
Total Households12637
Test Score PerformanceAbove Average
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
34.9%
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
75.0%
Median Household Income$59844
Income Under $50K Per Year41.10%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year34.10%
Income Above $100K Per Year24.90%
98502 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Washington District 10Denny HeckDemocrat
Related Maps: Map of All Washington Congressional Districts

Average Real Estate Asking Price$358802
Average Real Estate Sale Price$267421
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 2f - Central Puget Lowland
Average First Frost DatesOctober 11 - 20
Average Last Frost DatesMay 1 - 10

Zip Code 98502 Annual Climate Data

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnual
Avg Min Temp (°F)33343638444851514741373341
Avg Max Temp (°F)45495459657176777260504560
Avg Precip (In.)7.96.735.73.792.331.79.91.182.074.418.538.5353.86
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Olympia, WA
CBSA Type98502
CBSA Population255549
Time ZonePacific Standard Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/Los_Angeles
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-8 Hours