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Area: 0.221 square miles

Population: 4,601

Population density:
Chinatown:

20,787 people per square mile
Seattle:

8,398 people per square mile
  • Races in 2017
    • 2,22747.5%Asian
    • 1,13824.3%White
    • 63113.5%Black
    • 2535.4%Two or more races
    • 2264.8%Hispanic or Latino
    • 1272.7%American Indian
    • 521.1%Some other race
    • 350.7%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander
Age and Sex of Residents in Chinatown in Seattle, WA
Median household income in 2016:
Chinatown:

$34,586
Seattle:

$83,476

  • Distribution of median household income

  • Distribution of median household income
  • 398Less than $10,000
  • 620$10,000 to $19,999
  • 513$20,000 to $29,999
  • 414$30,000 to $39,999
  • 220$40,000 to $49,999
  • 160$50,000 to $59,999
  • 127$60,000 to $74,999
  • 222$75,000 to $99,999
  • 90$100,000 to $124,999
  • 76$125,000 to $149,999
  • 92$150,000 to $199,999
  • 64$200,000 or more
  • Distribution of owner-occupied house/condo value

  • Distribution of owner-occupied house/condo value
  • 5Less than $50,000
  • 25$50,000 to $99,999
  • 60$100,000 to $149,999
  • 158$150,000 to $199,999
  • 69$200,000 to $249,999
  • 60$250,000 to $299,999
  • 35$300,000 to $399,999
  • 41$400,000 to $499,999
  • 14$500,000 to $749,999
  • 4$750,000 to $999,999
  • 47$1,000,000 or more
  • Distribution of rent paid by renters

  • Distribution of rent paid by renters
  • 37Less than $100
  • 202$100 to $199
  • 355$200 to $299
  • 123$300 to $399
  • 757$400 to $499
  • 361$500 to $599
  • 285$600 to $699
  • 330$700 to $799
  • 151$800 to $899
  • 190$900 to $999
  • 274$1,000 to $1,249
  • 183$1,250 to $1,499
  • 173$1,500 to $1,999
  • 343$2,000 or more
Median rent in 2016:
Chinatown:

$683
Seattle:

$1,360

Zip codes: 98104, 98144.

Males:

2,573
Females:

2,028
Median age:
Males:
This neighborhood:

40.6 years
Whole city:

35.1 years
Females:
This neighborhood:

44.2 years
Whole city:

35.8 years

Average household size:
Chinatown:

1.7 people
Seattle:

2.1 people

Percentage of family households:
Chinatown:

15.2%
Seattle:

36.5%
Percentage of married-couple families (among all households):
Here:

20.0%
Seattle:

36.8%

Percentage of married-couple families with children (among all households):
Chinatown:

40.8%
Seattle:

36.3%

Percentage of single-mother households (among all households):
Chinatown:

9.6%
Seattle:

5.8%

Percentage of never married males 15 years old and over:
Chinatown:

24.1%
Seattle:

23.8%

Percentage of never married females 15 years old and over:
Chinatown:

14.9%
city:

20.7%

Percentage of people that speak English not well or not at all:
Chinatown:

31.1%
Seattle:

4.1%

Percentage of people born in this state:
Here:

20.7%
Seattle:

36.0%

Percentage of people born in another U.S. state:
Chinatown:

27.6%
Seattle:

43.1%

Percentage of native residents but born outside the U.S.:
Here:

2.9%
city:

2.2%

Percentage of foreign born residents:
Here:

48.8%
Seattle:

18.7%

Educational Attainment in 2017
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Chinatown
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Chinatown
  • 191 room
  • 1242 rooms
  • 623 rooms
  • 264 rooms
  • 65 rooms
  • 936 rooms
  • 827 rooms
  • 218 rooms
  • 39+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Chinatown
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Chinatown
  • 9541 room
  • 6242 rooms
  • 7403 rooms
  • 1584 rooms
  • 1425 rooms
  • 556 rooms
  • 327 rooms
  • 508 rooms
  • 669+ rooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Chinatown
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Chinatown
  • 19no bedroom
  • 1401 bedroom
  • 812 bedrooms
  • 103 bedrooms
  • 14 bedrooms
  • 405+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Chinatown
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Chinatown
  • 1,018no bedroom
  • 1,2811 bedroom
  • 2272 bedrooms
  • 913 bedrooms
  • 704 bedrooms
  • 715+ bedrooms
Average number of cars or other vehicles available in houses/condos:
This neighborhood:

0.7
Seattle:

1.8

Average number of cars or other vehicles available in apartments:
Here:

0.4
city:

1.1

Percentage of units with a mortgage:
Chinatown:

39.0%
Seattle:

71.6%


Housing prices:

  • Average estimated value of detached houses in 2016 (1.6% of all units):
    Chinatown:

    $277,872
    Seattle:

    $590,059

  • Average estimated '16 value of housing units in 5-or-more-unit structures (61.0% of all units):
    Chinatown:

    $210,685
    Seattle:

    $364,152

Year house built in Chinatown
  • Year house built in Chinatown
  • 592014 or later
  • 562010 to 2013
  • 5872000 to 2009
  • 4011990 to 1999
  • 1411980 to 1989
  • 3981970 to 1979
  • 1581960 to 1969
  • 2111950 to 1959
  • 2281940 to 1949
  • 1,2451939 or earlier
Owners and renters by unit type

City-data.com crime index for city in 2018 (higher means more crime):
City:

449.6
U.S. average:

218.3

  • Travel time to work (commute)

  • Travel time to work (commute)
  • 43Less than 5 minutes
  • 1695 to 9 minutes
  • 30810 to 14 minutes
  • 30415 to 19 minutes
  • 34020 to 24 minutes
  • 12725 to 29 minutes
  • 43330 to 34 minutes
  • 4935 to 39 minutes
  • 9040 to 44 minutes
  • 13645 to 59 minutes
  • 4960 to 89 minutes
  • 4390 or more minutes
  • Means of transportation to work

  • Means of transportation to work
  • 16.9%412Drove a car alone
  • 3.6%87Carpooled
  • 41.2%1,004Bus or trolley bus
  • 0.0%1Streetcar or trolley car
  • 1.4%35Subway or elevated
  • 0.6%15Railroad
  • 0.7%17Ferryboat
  • 0.1%3Taxi
  • 0.0%1Motorcycle
  • 3.6%88Bicycle
  • 27.9%680Walked
  • 2.1%52Other means
  • 5.1%124Worked at home
  • Time leaving home to go to work

  • Time leaving home to go to work
  • 4212:00 a.m. to 4:59 a.m.
  • 855:00 a.m. to 5:29 a.m.
  • 475:30 a.m. to 5:59 a.m.
  • 2126:00 a.m. to 6:29 a.m.
  • 1326:30 a.m. to 6:59 a.m.
  • 1877:00 a.m. to 7:29 a.m.
  • 1727:30 a.m. to 7:59 a.m.
  • 1718:00 a.m. to 8:29 a.m.
  • 1458:30 a.m. to 8:59 a.m.
  • 2839:00 a.m. to 9:59 a.m.
  • 14110:00 a.m. to 10:59 a.m.
  • 7111:00 a.m. to 11:59 a.m.
  • 15012:00 p.m. to 3:59 p.m.
  • 2544:00 p.m. to 11:59 p.m.

Occupations of males:

  • Percentage of males in management occupations (except farmers):
    Here:

    13.0%
    city:

    15.0%

  • Percentage of males in business and financial operations occupations:
    Here:

    7.4%
    city:

    6.8%

  • Percentage of males in computer and mathematical occupations:
    Here:

    6.1%
    city:

    12.6%

  • Percentage of males in architecture and engineering occupations:
    Here:

    4.0%
    city:

    5.1%

  • Percentage of males in life, physical, and social science occupations:
    Here:

    2.6%
    city:

    2.2%

  • Percentage of males in community and social services occupations:
    Here:

    2.8%
    city:

    1.2%

  • Percentage of males in legal occupations:
    Here:

    1.4%
    city:

    2.5%

  • Percentage of males in education, training, and library occupations:
    Here:

    1.6%
    city:

    4.5%

  • Percentage of males in arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations:
    Here:

    2.2%
    city:

    4.7%

  • Percentage of males in service occupations:
    Here:

    29.2%
    city:

    13.0%

  • Percentage of males in sales and office occupations:
    Here:

    19.1%
    city:

    15.6%

  • Percentage of males in construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations:
    Here:

    2.2%
    city:

    3.2%

  • Percentage of males in production occupations:
    Here:

    3.6%
    city:

    3.3%

  • Percentage of males in transportation occupations:
    Here:

    1.0%
    city:

    3.0%

  • Percentage of males in material moving occupations:
    Here:

    2.2%
    city:

    1.7%


Occupations of females:

  • Percentage of females in management occupations (except farmers):
    Here:

    3.5%
    city:

    13.9%

  • Percentage of females in business and financial operations occupations:
    Here:

    8.1%
    city:

    8.5%

  • Percentage of females in computer and mathematical occupations:
    Here:

    1.5%
    city:

    3.5%

  • Percentage of females in life, physical, and social science occupations:
    Here:

    2.8%
    city:

    2.5%

  • Percentage of females in legal occupations:
    Here:

    1.1%
    city:

    2.7%

  • Percentage of females in education, training, and library occupations:
    Here:

    2.9%
    city:

    9.0%

  • Percentage of females in arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations:
    Here:

    3.4%
    city:

    5.2%

  • Percentage of females in healthcare practitioners and technical occupations:
    Here:

    5.1%
    city:

    9.0%

  • Percentage of females in service occupations:
    Here:

    40.6%
    city:

    17.4%

  • Percentage of females in sales and office occupations:
    Here:

    13.2%
    city:

    20.6%

  • Percentage of females in production occupations:
    Here:

    16.8%
    city:

    1.7%


Percentage of people 16-64 in Armed Forces:
Chinatown:

0.2%
Seattle:

0.2%


Education in this neighborhood (subdivision or community):

  • Percentage of people 3 years and older in K-12 schools:
    Chinatown:

    12.9%
    Seattle:

    10.7%

  • Percentage of people 3 years and older in undergraduate colleges:
    Chinatown:

    5.3%
    Seattle:

    7.0%

  • Percentage of people 3 years and older in grad. or professional schools:
    Chinatown:

    8.4%
    Seattle:

    3.3%

  • Percentage of students K-12 enrolled in private schools:
    Chinatown:

    30.9%
    Seattle:

    21.2%

Percentage of population below poverty level:
Chinatown:

28.3%
Seattle:

11.5%

Median year owner moved in (as recorded in 2017):
Chinatown:

2008
Seattle:

2005

Median year renter moved in (as recorded in 2017):
Chinatown:

2010
Seattle:

2014

Percentage of married-couple families with both working:
Chinatown:

68.7%
Seattle:

73.5%

Most commonly used house heating fuel
  • 74.2%Electricity
  • 13.2%Utility gas
  • 3.2%No fuel used
  • 2.7%Wood
  • 2.2%Other fuel
  • 2.1%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.6%Solar energy
  • 1.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas

Limited-access highways (interstate or state) in this neighborhood:

I- 5

Length: 0.71 miles
Directions: N-S, SE-NW

Roads and streets:

S King St

Length: 0.98 miles
Direction: E-W
Address range: 500 to 1399

S Weller St

Length: 0.89 miles
Direction: E-W
Address range: 401 to 1399

S Lane St

Length: 0.68 miles
Directions: E-W, N-S, SW-NE
Address range: 500 to 1599

S Dearborn St

Length: 0.68 miles
Direction: E-W
Address range: 600 to 1599

S Jackson St

Length: 0.43 miles
Direction: E-W
Address range: 470 to 799

6th Ave S

Length: 0.40 miles
Direction: N-S
Address range: 100 to 799

5th Ave S

Length: 0.35 miles
Direction: N-S
Address range: 100 to 699

S Main St

Length: 0.31 miles
Direction: E-W
Address range: 460 to 699

7th Ave S

Length: 0.29 miles
Direction: N-S
Address range: 2 to 799

Maynard Ave S

Length: 0.29 miles
Direction: N-S
Address range: 300 to 799

8th Ave S

Length: 0.23 miles
Direction: N-S
Address range: 401 to 699

Yesler Way

Length: 0.19 miles
Direction: E-W
Address range: 500 to 639

S Washington St

Length: 0.19 miles
Direction: E-W
Address range: 500 to 649

12th Ave S

Length: 0.17 miles
Direction: N-S
Address range: 500 to 799

10th Ave S

Length: 0.12 miles
Direction: N-S
Address range: 400 to 599

Canton Aly S

Length: 0.09 miles
Direction: N-S
Address range: 400 to 599

Rainier Ave

Length: 0.07 miles
Direction: SE-NW
Address range: 500 to 599

Dearborn Pl S

Length: 0.07 miles
Direction: SE-NW
Address range: 700 to 799

Maynard Aly S

Length: 0.06 miles
Direction: N-S
Address range: 500 to 599

Corwin Pl S

Length: 0.06 miles
Direction: N-S
Address range: 700 to 799

Weller St Walk

Length: 0.03 miles
Direction: E-W
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