Seattle, WA 98148 ZIP Code Profile


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ZIP Code 98148: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Seattle, WA 98148

Acceptable Alternative
Burien, WA 98148
Des Moines, WA 98148
Normandy Park, WA 98148
Seatac, WA 98148

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 504
  • Single Family Addresses: 2,000
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 2,462
  • County: King County
  • Centroid: Latitude 47.425, Longitude -122.332
  • Time Zone: Pacific Time Zone (UTC -8 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Seattle, WA 98148 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 10,511
Daytime Population: Workers 4,077
Daytime Population: Residents 5,236
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 9,313
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.89
Population in Households 10,453
Population in Familes 7,739
Population in Group Qrtrs 58
Population Density2 3,566
Diversity Index3 78


Median Household Income $52,809
Average Household Income $68,282
Per Capita Income $27,982


Total Housing Units 4,531 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,986 (43.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,292 (50.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 253 ( 5.6%)
Median Home Value $315,356
Average Home Value $360,486


Total Households 4,278
Average Household Size 2.44
Family Households 2,474
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 1.2% 1.18%
Households 0.93% 1.02%
Families 0.96% 1.03%
Median Household Income   2.05%
Per Capita Income   2.48%

Seattle, WA 98148 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 98148 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 # 227 61st
Population Density # 83 86th
Diversity Index # 38 94th
Median Household Income # 327 44th
Per Capita Income # 316 46th

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