Zip Code 98506 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameOlympia
Zip Code StateWashington
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Thurston
Area Code360
Current Population:18199
Racial Majority: 82.4%
Public School Racial Majority:White 65.5%
Unemployment Rate:7.4%
Median Household Income$56806
Average Adjusted Gross Income$75300
School Test Performance:Above Average
Average Commute Time21.2 Minutes
Current Time:
Time Zone:Pacific Standard Time
Elevation Range16 - 148 ft.
Area22 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)47.10356903, -122.86875153

Zip Code 98506 Description

Zip Code 98506 is located in the state of Washington in the Seattle - Tacoma metro area. Zip code 98506 is primarily located in Thurston County. The official US Postal Service name for 98506 is OLYMPIA, Washington. Portions of zip code 98506 are contained within or border the city limits of Olympia, WA, Lacey, WA, . The area code for zip code 98506 is 360. 98506 can be classified socioeconically as a Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Washington.

The current unemployment level in 98506 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 98506 increased to 18199 from 17406 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 98506 is while the majority ethnicity attending 98506 public schools is White. 33.6% of students in 98506 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

 White 15070 82.4% 15286 -1%
 Black Or African American 272 1.49% 281 -3%
 Hispanic 1083 5.92% 1009 +7%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 158 0.86% 189 -16%
 Asian 1032 5.64% 673 +53%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 16 0.09% 59 -73%
 Other Race 26 0.25% 26 +77%
 Two Or More Races 676 3.34% 676 -10%

Zip Code 98506 Race/Ethnicity

 White 65.5%
 Black Or African American 3.4%
 Hispanic 12.9%
 Asian 8.1%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0.8%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.9%
 Two or More Races 8.5%

Zip Code 98506 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

Total Population1819917406
Male Population47.40%
Female Population52.60%
Total Households7985
Test Score PerformanceAbove Average
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
Median Household Income$56806
Income Under $50K Per Year43.60%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year38.60%
Income Above $100K Per Year17.80%
98506 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Washington District 10Denny HeckDemocrat
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$323116
Average Real Estate Sale Price$230704
Current Unemployment Level 7.4%
Previous Month Unemployment Level8.5%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago4.0%
Olympia, WA
Lacey, WA
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 98506 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)33343638434851514741373341
Avg Max Temp (°F)45495459657076777260504460
Avg Precip (In.)7.726.495.513.652.31.78.891.172.034.338.258.2252.34
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Olympia, WA
CBSA Type98506
CBSA Population255549
Time ZonePacific Standard Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/Los_Angeles
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-8 Hours