Seattle, WA 98177 ZIP Code Profile


ZIP Code 98177: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Seattle, WA 98177

Acceptable Alternative
Shoreline, WA 98177

Not Acceptable, USPS
Bitter Lake, WA 98177
Richmond Beach, WA 98177
The Highlands, WA 98177

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: King County
  • Centroid: Latitude 47.744, Longitude -122.37
  • Time Zone: Pacific Time Zone (UTC -8 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 304
  • PO Box Addresses: 318
  • Residential Addresses: 7,935
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 827
    • Single Family Addresses: 7,108

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

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  1. 98177 2018 Demographic Data
  2. Growth Rates for 98177 (Historical & 5-Year Forecast)
  3. Peer Comparisons (Rank and Percentile)
  1. Neighborhoods Demographics (Home Values, Household Income, etc.)
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Seattle, WA 98177 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 20,562
Population in Households 20,167
Population in Familes 16,232
Population in Group Qrtrs 395
Population Density2 3,569
Diversity Index3 41


Median Household Income $105,622
Average Household Income $149,441
Per Capita Income $60,937


Total Housing Units 8,690 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 6,278 (72.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,016 (23.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 396 ( 4.6%)
Median Home Value $625,345
Average Home Value $759,716


Total Households 8,294
Average Household Size 2.43
Family Households 5,578
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 0.91% 1.04%
Households 0.71% 0.87%
Families 0.85% 0.99%
Median Household Income   1.52%
Per Capita Income   2.02%

Seattle, WA 98177 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 98177 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 # 164 72nd
Population Density # 85 86th
Diversity Index # 259 55th
Median Household Income # 29 95th
Per Capita Income # 24 96th

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