Seattle, WA 98144 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 98144: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Seattle, WA 98144

Not Acceptable, USPS
Beacon Hill, WA 98144

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: King County
  • Centroid: Latitude 47.587, Longitude -122.298
  • Time Zone: Pacific Time Zone (UTC -8 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 832
  • PO Box Addresses: 0
  • Residential Addresses: 13,540
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 5,152
    • Single Family Addresses: 8,388

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

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Seattle, WA 98144 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 30,979
Daytime Population: Workers 14,449
Daytime Population: Residents 14,021
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 28,470
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.92
Population in Households 30,273
Population in Familes 20,003
Population in Group Qrtrs 706
Population Density2 9,165
Diversity Index3 79


Median Household Income $64,139
Average Household Income $95,642
Per Capita Income $41,198


Total Housing Units 14,171 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 6,430 (45.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 6,704 (47.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,037 ( 7.3%)
Median Home Value $453,358
Average Home Value $563,783


Total Households 13,134
Average Household Size 2.3
Family Households 6,623
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 1.77% 1.6%
Households 1.7% 1.54%
Families 1.67% 1.52%
Median Household Income   3.89%
Per Capita Income   2.84%

Seattle, WA 98144 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 98144 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 # 83 86th
Population Density # 11 98th
Diversity Index # 30 95th
Median Household Income # 176 70th
Per Capita Income # 82 86th

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