Seattle, WA 98103 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 98103: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Seattle, WA 98103

Not Acceptable, USPS
Greenwood, WA 98103
Wallingford, WA 98103

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 2,366
  • Single Family Addresses: 14,676
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 9,549
  • County: King County
  • Centroid: Latitude 47.671, Longitude -122.34
  • Time Zone: Pacific Time Zone (UTC -8 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Seattle, WA 98103 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 50,654
Daytime Population: Workers 22,625
Daytime Population: Residents 16,716
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 39,341
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.78
Population in Households 50,165
Population in Familes 26,550
Population in Group Qrtrs 489
Population Density2 10,057
Diversity Index3 43


Median Household Income $78,732
Average Household Income $112,509
Per Capita Income $55,435


Total Housing Units 25,821 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 11,507 (44.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 13,302 (51.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,012 ( 3.9%)
Median Home Value $557,395
Average Home Value $588,881


Total Households 24,809
Average Household Size 2.02
Family Households 9,915
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 1.37% 1.36%
Households 1.25% 1.27%
Families 1.24% 1.26%
Median Household Income   4.39%
Per Capita Income   3.02%

Seattle, WA 98103 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 98103 to the other 585 ZIP Codes in Washington by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 11 98th
Population Density # 9 99th
Diversity Index # 239 59th
Median Household Income # 80 86th
Per Capita Income # 30 95th

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