Kent, WA 98032 ZIP Code Profile

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Kent, WA | Midway, WA | Woodmont Beach, WA

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ZIP Code 98032: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Kent, WA 98032

Not Acceptable, USPS
Midway, WA 98032
Woodmont Beach, WA 98032

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 2,584
  • Single Family Addresses: 6,183
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 7,937
  • County: King County
  • Centroid: Latitude 47.393, Longitude -122.26
  • Time Zone: Pacific Time Zone (UTC -8 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Kent, WA 98032 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 34,434
Population in Households 33,491
Population in Familes 24,560
Population in Group Qrtrs 943
Population Density1 2,052
Diversity Index2 82


Total Households 13,335
Average Household Size 2.51
Family Households 7,544
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 14,363 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,824 (40.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 7,511 (52.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,028 ( 7.2%)
Median Home Value $261,864
Average Home Value $289,711


Median Household Income $52,177
Average Household Income $66,334
Per Capita Income $26,627
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.05% 1.2%
Households 0.71% 1.05%
Families 0.74% 1.07%
Median Household Income   0.82%
Per Capita Income   1.25%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Kent, WA 98032 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 98032 to the other 585 ZIP Codes in Washington by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 62 90th
Population Density1 # 123 79th
Diversity Index2 # 12 98th
Median Household Income # 298 49th
Per Capita Income # 310 47th

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