Seattle, WA 98136 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 98136: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Seattle, WA 98136

Not Acceptable, USPS
Westwood, WA 98136

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 200
  • Single Family Addresses: 5,742
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 1,714
  • County: King County
  • Centroid: Latitude 47.535, Longitude -122.387
  • Time Zone: Pacific Time Zone (UTC -8 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Seattle, WA 98136 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 15,511
Population in Households 15,406
Population in Familes 10,453
Population in Group Qrtrs 105
Population Density1 6,973
Diversity Index2 38


Total Households 7,283
Average Household Size 2.12
Family Households 3,741
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 7,682 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,670 (60.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,613 (34.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 399 ( 5.2%)
Median Home Value $525,801
Average Home Value $584,813


Median Household Income $83,887
Average Household Income $122,235
Per Capita Income $57,626
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.13% 1.42%
Households 0.83% 1.27%
Families 0.91% 1.3%
Median Household Income   2.69%
Per Capita Income   1.77%
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.

Seattle, WA 98136 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 98136 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 # 189 68th
Population Density1 # 25 96th
Diversity Index2 # 282 52nd
Median Household Income # 52 91st
Per Capita Income # 15 98th

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