Seattle, WA 98101 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 98101: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Seattle, WA 98101

Not Acceptable, USPS
Times Square, WA 98101

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: King County
  • Centroid: Latitude 47.611, Longitude -122.333
  • Time Zone: Pacific Time Zone (UTC -8 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 2,647
  • PO Box Addresses: 0
  • Residential Addresses: 10,590
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 9,916
    • Single Family Addresses: 674

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Database updated: February 1, 2018, Maps updated: February 1, 2018.

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Seattle, WA 98101 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 11,535
Daytime Population: Workers 88,444
Daytime Population: Residents 4,606
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 93,050
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 8.07
Population in Households 10,643
Population in Familes 3,143
Population in Group Qrtrs 892
Population Density2 23,237
Diversity Index3 58


Median Household Income $47,515
Average Household Income $84,800
Per Capita Income $59,815


Total Housing Units 9,622 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,384 (14.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 6,559 (68.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,679 (17.4%)
Median Home Value $491,701
Average Home Value $617,991


Total Households 7,943
Average Household Size 1.34
Family Households 1,480
Average Family Size 2
  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 3.26% 1.98%
Households 2.88% 1.96%
Families 2.9% 2.02%
Median Household Income   8.34%
Per Capita Income   4.32%

Seattle, WA 98101 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 98101 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 # 216 63rd
Population Density # 2 100th
Diversity Index # 140 76th
Median Household Income # 415 29th
Per Capita Income # 18 97th

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