Seattle, WA 98199 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 98199: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Seattle, WA 98199

Not Acceptable, USPS
Fort Lawton, WA 98199
Magnolia, WA 98199

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: King County
  • Centroid: Latitude 47.65, Longitude -122.398
  • Time Zone: Pacific Time Zone (UTC -8 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 474
  • PO Box Addresses: 0
  • Residential Addresses: 9,768
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 2,770
    • Single Family Addresses: 6,998

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

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Seattle, WA 98199 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 21,537
Daytime Population: Workers 9,546
Daytime Population: Residents 9,323
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 18,869
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.88
Population in Households 21,092
Population in Familes 14,857
Population in Group Qrtrs 445
Population Density2 5,156
Diversity Index3 38


Median Household Income $104,393
Average Household Income $154,001
Per Capita Income $71,014


Total Housing Units 10,402 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 6,229 (59.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,603 (34.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 570 ( 5.5%)
Median Home Value $736,451
Average Home Value $770,681


Total Households 9,832
Average Household Size 2.15
Family Households 5,385
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 1.25% 1.23%
Households 1.08% 1.14%
Families 1.15% 1.19%
Median Household Income   2.06%
Per Capita Income   2.23%

Seattle, WA 98199 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 98199 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 # 155 74th
Population Density # 41 93rd
Diversity Index # 286 52nd
Median Household Income # 17 97th
Per Capita Income # 5 99th

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