Seattle, WA 98122 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 98122: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Seattle, WA 98122

Not Acceptable, USPS
East Union, WA 98122

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 1,414
  • Single Family Addresses: 7,214
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 13,798
  • County: King County
  • Centroid: Latitude 47.613, Longitude -122.297
  • Time Zone: Pacific Time Zone (UTC -8 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Seattle, WA 98122 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 36,917
Daytime Population: Workers 20,952
Daytime Population: Residents 13,925
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 34,877
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.94
Population in Households 33,915
Population in Familes 13,866
Population in Group Qrtrs 3,002
Population Density2 16,309
Diversity Index3 66


Median Household Income $55,641
Average Household Income $89,882
Per Capita Income $46,557


Total Housing Units 19,927 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,896 (29.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 12,710 (63.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,321 ( 6.6%)
Median Home Value $501,700
Average Home Value $601,094


Total Households 18,606
Average Household Size 1.82
Family Households 5,047
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 2.38% 1.74%
Households 2.35% 1.86%
Families 1.87% 1.62%
Median Household Income   6.84%
Per Capita Income   3.88%

Seattle, WA 98122 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 98122 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 # 52 91st
Population Density # 5 99th
Diversity Index # 94 84th
Median Household Income # 276 53rd
Per Capita Income # 48 92nd

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