Zip Code 98516 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameOlympia
Zip Code StateWashington
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Thurston
Area Code360
Current Population:20166
Racial Majority: 66.81%
Public School Racial Majority:White 54.4%
Unemployment Rate:5.1%
Median Household Income$70125
Average Adjusted Gross Income$79460
School Test Performance:Average
Average Commute Time25.3 Minutes
Time Zone:Pacific Daylight Time
Elevation Range7 - 194 ft.
Area29 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)47.09649800, -122.78481000

Zip Code 98516 Description

Zip Code 98516 is located in the state of Washington in the Seattle - Tacoma metro area. Zip code 98516 is primarily located in Thurston County. The official US Postal Service name for 98516 is OLYMPIA, Washington. Portions of zip code 98516 are contained within or border the city limits of Lacey, WA, Tanglewilde-Thompson Place, WA, and Olympia, WA. The area code for zip code 98516 is 360. 98516 can be classified socioeconically as a Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Washington.

The current unemployment level in 98516 is 5.1% which is lower than the current county unemployment level of 5.9% and is higher than the current state unemployment at 5.0% and higher than the current national unemployment rate at 4.8%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 98516 increased to 20166 from 14453 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 98516 is while the majority ethnicity attending 98516 public schools is White. 44.8% of students in 98516 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

20142010Change(+/-)
 White 14499 66.81% 14439 +0%
 Black Or African American 1373 6.33% 780 +76%
 Hispanic 1937 8.93% 1606 +21%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 193 0.89% 235 -18%
 Asian 2062 9.5% 1836 +12%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 622 2.87% 202 +208%
 Other Race 53 0.04% 53 -83%
 Two Or More Races 1015 4.64% 1015 -1%

Zip Code 98516 Race/Ethnicity

 White 54.4%
 Black Or African American 4.5%
 Hispanic 18.6%
 Asian 9.9%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 1.4%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.8%
 Two or More Races 10.4%

Zip Code 98516 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

20102000
Total Population2016614453
Male Population48.50%
Female Population51.50%
Total Households7914
Test Score PerformanceAverage
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
44.8%
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
100.0%
Median Household Income$70125
Income Under $50K Per Year31.80%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year40.30%
Income Above $100K Per Year28.00%
98516 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Washington District 10Denny HeckDemocrat
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$375281
Average Real Estate Sale Price$259620
Current Unemployment Level 5.1%
Previous Month Unemployment Level4.9%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago7.8%
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 21 - 31
Average Last Frost DatesApril 21 - 31

Zip Code 98516 Annual Climate Data

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnual
Avg Min Temp (°F)33343638434851514741373341
Avg Max Temp (°F)45495459657076777160504560
Avg Precip (In.)7.195.95.083.432.311.75.921.182.013.977.77.7249.16
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Olympia, WA
CBSA Type98516
CBSA Population255549
Time ZonePacific Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/Los_Angeles
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-8 Hours