Seattle, WA 98168 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 98168: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Seattle, WA 98168

Acceptable Alternative
Burien, WA 98168
Seatac, WA 98168
Tukwila, WA 98168

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: King County
  • Centroid: Latitude 47.49, Longitude -122.292
  • Time Zone: Pacific Time Zone (UTC -8 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 986
  • PO Box Addresses: 872
  • Residential Addresses: 12,258
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 3,528
    • Single Family Addresses: 8,730

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

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Seattle, WA 98168 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 37,230
Daytime Population: Workers 18,888
Daytime Population: Residents 19,732
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 38,620
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.04
Population in Households 36,898
Population in Familes 28,316
Population in Group Qrtrs 332
Population Density2 4,091
Diversity Index3 85


Median Household Income $53,182
Average Household Income $66,606
Per Capita Income $23,211


Total Housing Units 13,523 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 6,677 (49.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 6,126 (45.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 720 ( 5.3%)
Median Home Value $278,398
Average Home Value $324,663


Total Households 12,803
Average Household Size 2.88
Family Households 8,002
Average Family Size 4
  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 1.06% 1.03%
Households 0.76% 0.89%
Families 0.79% 0.91%
Median Household Income   1.71%
Per Capita Income   2.49%

Seattle, WA 98168 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 98168 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 # 49 92nd
Population Density # 68 89th
Diversity Index # 7 99th
Median Household Income # 319 46th
Per Capita Income # 465 21st

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