Seattle, WA 98106 ZIP Code Profile

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Seattle, WA | White Center, WA

ZIP Code 98106: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Seattle, WA 98106

Not Acceptable, USPS
White Center, WA 98106

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: King County
  • Centroid: Latitude 47.536, Longitude -122.353
  • Time Zone: Pacific Time Zone (UTC -8 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 465
  • PO Box Addresses: 0
  • Residential Addresses: 10,744
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 2,959
    • Single Family Addresses: 7,785

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

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  1. 98106 2018 Demographic Data
  2. Growth Rates for 98106 (Historical & 5-Year Forecast)
  3. Peer Comparisons (Rank and Percentile)
  1. Neighborhoods Demographics (Home Values, Household Income, etc.)
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Seattle, WA 98106 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 26,762
Population in Households 26,647
Population in Familes 19,803
Population in Group Qrtrs 115
Population Density2 5,100
Diversity Index3 79


Median Household Income $67,837
Average Household Income $84,109
Per Capita Income $32,943


Total Housing Units 11,517 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,541 (48.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 4,894 (42.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,082 ( 9.4%)
Median Home Value $347,497
Average Home Value $382,611


Total Households 10,435
Average Household Size 2.55
Family Households 6,264
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 1.9% 1.66%
Households 1.8% 1.52%
Families 1.9% 1.68%
Median Household Income   2.89%
Per Capita Income   2.72%

Seattle, WA 98106 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 98106 to the other 581 ZIP Codes in Washington by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 115 80th
Population Density # 45 92nd
Diversity Index # 28 95th
Median Household Income # 172 71st
Per Capita Income # 211 64th

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