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98116 Zip Code (Seattle, WA) Detailed Profile




Estimated zip code population in 2022: 28,223
Zip code population in 2010: 22,241
Zip code population in 2000: 20,826

Houses and condos: 14,735
Renter-occupied apartments: 6,122
% of renters here:

45%
State:

36%
March 2022 cost of living index in zip code 98116: 114.8 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)

Land area: 3.0 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.7 sq. mi.
Population density: 9,546 people per square mile 
 
 (high).

Age and Sex of Residents in zip code 98116
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Real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2022:
This zip code:

0.7% ($7,150)
Washington:

0.8% ($4,283)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2022: $7,221 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2022: $7,001 (0.7%)

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Males: 13,962  (49.5%)
Females: 14,260  (50.5%)

For population 25 years and over in 98116:

  • High school or higher: 100.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 70.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 31.7%
  • Unemployed: 2.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 31.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in 98116:

  • Never married: 33.1%
  • Now married: 50.5%
  • Separated: 1.0%
  • Widowed: 3.6%
  • Divorced: 11.7%

Zip code 98116 compared to state average:

  • Median house value above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.
  • Races in zip code 98116 (2022)
    • 22,77080.7%White
    • 1,7556.2%Two or more races
    • 1,4215.0%Asian
    • 1,2434.4%Hispanic or Latino
    • 8963.2%Black
    • 710.3%Some other race
    • 440.2%American Indian
    • 190.07%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander
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Estimated median house/condo value in 2022: $1,051,301
98116:

$1,051,301
Washington:

$569,500



According to our research of Washington and other state lists, there were 5 registered sex offenders living in 98116 zip code as of May 25, 2024.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in zip code 98116 is 5,119 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this zip code is much lower than the state average.


Median resident age:
This zip code:

40.0 years
Washington median age:

38.4 years
Average household size:
This zip code:

2.0 people
Washington:

2.5 people

Averages for the 2020 tax year for zip code 98116, filed in 2021:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2020: $147,691 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$147,691
State:

$99,264

Salary/wage: $123,245 (reported on 81.5% of returns)
Here:

$123,245
State:

$80,347
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1129.5% for AGIs below $25k, 3406.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 6456.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 9658.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 20244.7% for AGIs $100k-200k, 98149.1% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $2,225 (reported on 49.6% of returns)
This zip code:

$2,225
Washington:

$2,077
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 35.5% for AGIs below $25k, 39.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 54.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 98.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 195.6% for AGIs $100k-200k, 1130.7% for AGIs over 200k)

Ordinary dividends: $9,786 (reported on 40.8% of returns)
Here:

$9,786
State:

$10,013
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 95.3% for AGIs below $25k, 96.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 163.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 326.6% for AGIs $75k-100k, 703.6% for AGIs $100k-200k, 4354.2% for AGIs over 200k)

Net capital gain/loss in AGI: +$29,309 (reported on 38.2% of returns)
Here:

+$29,309
State:

+$40,092
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 42.7% for AGIs below $25k, 73.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 153.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 318.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1024.9% for AGIs $100k-200k, 16312.8% for AGIs over 200k)

Profit/loss from business: +$29,393 (reported on 16.9% of returns)
Here:

+$29,393
State:

+$18,312
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 135.0% for AGIs below $25k, 289.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 337.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 460.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 900.4% for AGIs $100k-200k, 4676.4% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxable individual retirement arrangement distribution: $28,928 (reported on 10.7% of returns)
98116:

$28,928
Washington:

$24,221
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 79.5% for AGIs below $25k, 114.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 210.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 440.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 859.7% for AGIs $100k-200k, 2223.1% for AGIs over 200k)

Self-employed (Keogh) retirement plans: $24,564 (reported on 1.8% of returns)
98116:

$24,564
Washington:

$24,166
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 32.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 72.8% for AGIs $100k-200k, 568.4% for AGIs over 200k)

Total itemized deductions: $37,466 (reported on 22.3% of returns)
Here:

$37,466
State:

$39,068
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 201.4% for AGIs below $25k, 223.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 392.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 705.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1610.6% for AGIs $100k-200k, 8651.5% for AGIs over 200k)

Charity contributions: $11,567 (reported on 18.2% of returns)
Here:

$11,567
State:

$15,331
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 9.9% for AGIs below $25k, 21.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 36.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 66.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 243.5% for AGIs $100k-200k, 2928.6% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxes paid: $8,586 (reported on 22.2% of returns)
98116:

$8,586
State:

$7,774
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 41.4% for AGIs below $25k, 54.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 99.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 195.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 443.1% for AGIs $100k-200k, 1759.1% for AGIs over 200k)

Earned income credit: $1,188 (reported on 3.7% of returns)
Here:

$1,188
State:

$2,020
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 29.2% for AGIs below $25k, 12.7% for AGIs $25k-50k)

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2020 taxes: 92.9%
Here:

93%
State:

93%
(% for various income ranges: 89.0% for AGIs below $25k, 92.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 93.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 93.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 93.6% for AGIs $100k-200k, 95.2% for AGIs over 200k)

Averages for the 2012 tax year for zip code 98116, filed in 2013:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2012: $97,220 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$97,220
State:

$69,533

Salary/wage: $82,038 (reported on 81.8% of returns)
Here:

$82,038
State:

$57,267
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 66.4% for AGIs below $25k, 76.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 77.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 78.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 79.0% for AGIs $100k-200k, 55.9% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $1,836 (reported on 51.6% of returns)
This zip code:

$1,836
Washington:

$1,816
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.1% for AGIs below $25k, 0.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.8% for AGIs $100k-200k, 1.0% for AGIs over 200k)

Ordinary dividends: $8,433 (reported on 37.0% of returns)
Here:

$8,433
State:

$8,163
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 6.7% for AGIs below $25k, 2.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.1% for AGIs $100k-200k, 4.6% for AGIs over 200k)

Net capital gain/loss in AGI: +$25,910 (reported on 29.6% of returns)
Here:

+$25,910
State:

+$21,568
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.3% for AGIs below $25k, 0.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.9% for AGIs $100k-200k, 18.0% for AGIs over 200k)

Profit/loss from business: +$25,350 (reported on 17.5% of returns)
Here:

+$25,350
State:

+$16,521
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 9.5% for AGIs below $25k, 4.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 4.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 4.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 5.0% for AGIs $100k-200k, 3.9% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxable individual retirement arrangement distribution: $21,826 (reported on 11.7% of returns)
98116:

$21,826
Washington:

$18,648
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 4.0% for AGIs below $25k, 2.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 3.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.7% for AGIs $100k-200k, 2.4% for AGIs over 200k)

Self-employment retirement plans: $18,715 (reported on 1.9% of returns)
98116:

$18,715
Washington:

$20,087
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.4% for AGIs below $25k, 0.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.4% for AGIs $100k-200k, 0.5% for AGIs over 200k)

Total itemized deductions: $27,094 (17% of AGI, reported on 43.3% of returns)
Here:

$27,094
State:

$23,872

Here:

16.7% of AGI
State:

18.2% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 16.3% for AGIs below $25k, 10.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 12.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 14.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 14.0% for AGIs $100k-200k, 10.0% for AGIs over 200k)

Charity contributions: $4,776 (reported on 36.8% of returns)
Here:

$4,776
State:

$4,465
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.9% for AGIs below $25k, 0.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.4% for AGIs $100k-200k, 2.7% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxes paid: $7,608 (reported on 43.0% of returns)
98116:

$7,608
State:

$6,400
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 3.6% for AGIs below $25k, 2.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 3.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 3.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 4.1% for AGIs $100k-200k, 2.9% for AGIs over 200k)

Earned income credit: $1,259 (reported on 5.5% of returns)
Here:

$1,259
State:

$2,073
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.0% for AGIs below $25k, 0.2% for AGIs $25k-50k)

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2012 taxes: 39.8%
Here:

40%
State:

43%
(% for various income ranges: 32.0% for AGIs below $25k, 30.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 39.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 40.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 47.1% for AGIs $100k-200k, 65.8% for AGIs over 200k)

Averages for the 2004 tax year for zip code 98116, filed in 2005:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2004: $68,714 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$68,714
State:

$54,331

Salary/wage: $60,463 (reported on 80.0% of returns)
Here:

$60,463
State:

$45,761
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 133.8% for AGIs below $10k, 67.6% for AGIs $10k-25k, 78.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 79.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 80.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 63.2% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $2,355 (reported on 58.1% of returns)
This zip code:

$2,355
Washington:

$2,110
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 14.2% for AGIs below $10k, 3.6% for AGIs $10k-25k, 2.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.6% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.0% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable dividends: $5,288 (reported on 40.9% of returns)
Here:

$5,288
State:

$5,879
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 16.9% for AGIs below $10k, 3.5% for AGIs $10k-25k, 2.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 3.7% for AGIs over 100k)

Net capital gain/loss: +$13,643 (reported on 34.4% of returns)
Here:

+$13,643
State:

+$15,835
(% of AGI for various income ranges: -1.3% for AGIs below $10k, 0.5% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 11.6% for AGIs over 100k)

Profit/loss from business: +$21,267 (reported on 16.3% of returns)
Here:

+$21,267
State:

+$13,994
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 19.7% for AGIs below $10k, 6.8% for AGIs $10k-25k, 4.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 4.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 4.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 5.4% for AGIs over 100k)

IRA payment deduction: $3,117 (reported on 3.0% of returns)
98116:

$3,117
Washington:

$3,001
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.4% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.1% for AGIs over 100k)

Self-employed pension: $14,710 (reported on 2.4% of returns)
Here:

$14,710
Washington:

$14,244
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.1% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.8% for AGIs over 100k)

Total itemized deductions: $21,850 (21% of AGI, reported on 45.1% of returns)
Here:

$21,850
State:

$19,669

Here:

20.6% of AGI
State:

20.7% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 46.5% for AGIs below $10k, 15.7% for AGIs $10k-25k, 13.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 16.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 17.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 12.9% for AGIs over 100k)

Charity contributions deductions: $3,229 (3% of AGI, reported on 40.0% of returns)
Here:

$3,229
State:

$3,569

Here:

2.9% of AGI
State:

3.5% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.6% for AGIs below $10k, 1.1% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.2% for AGIs over 100k)

Total tax: $11,922 (reported on 87.5% of returns)
98116:

$11,922
State:

$9,065
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 6.2% for AGIs below $10k, 5.5% for AGIs $10k-25k, 9.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 11.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 12.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 19.2% for AGIs over 100k)

Earned income credit: $943 (reported on 4.6% of returns)
Here:

$943
State:

$1,607

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2004 taxes: 44.6%
Here:

45%
State:

49%
(% for various income ranges: 40.6% for AGIs below $10k, 40.5% for AGIs $10k-25k, 37.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 44.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 47.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 59.3% for AGIs over 100k)

Estimated median household income in 2022:
This zip code:

$131,335
Washington:

$91,306
Seattle, WA (98116) map Nearest zip codes: 98126, 98136, 98106, 98134, 98121, 98119.
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Percentage of family households:
This zip code:

38.5%
Washington:

45.0%
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This zip code:

8.3%
Washington:

48.7%
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

Household received Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 337
Household did not receive Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 13,254


Women who had a birth in the past 12 months: 265 (241 now married, 28 unmarried)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months: 7,075 (3,358 now married, 3,710 unmarried)


Housing units in zip code 98116 with a mortgage: 5,346 (891 second mortgage, 818 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 56

Median monthly owner costs for units with a mortgage: $3,358
Median monthly owner costs for units without a mortgage: $1,081

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2022:
This zip code:

3.5%
Whole state:

10.0%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2022:
This zip code:

1.6%
Whole state:

4.6%
Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.4
State:

6.5
Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

3.1
State:

3.9
  • Notable locations in this zip code not listed on our city pages

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  • Notable locations in zip code 98116: Alki Point Lighthouse (A), Akli Point Lighthouse (B), Schmitz Memorial Overlook (C), Hiawatha Community Center (D), Seattle Fire Department Station 29 Alki (E), Log House Museum (F), Seattle Public Library West Seattle Branch (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Churches in zip code 98116 include: Saint John the Baptist Church (A), Sixth Church of Christ Scientist (B), The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (C), Alki Congregational United Church (D), Admiral Congregational United Church (E), Calvary Chapel of West Seattle (F), West Seattle Baptist Church (G), West Seattle Christian Church (H), West Seattle Tibbetts United Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Parks in zip code 98116 include: Me-Kwa-Mooks Park (1), Schmitz Park (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Beach: Alki Beach (A). Display/hide its location on the map

    Tourist attractions (not listed on the city page) : Southwest Seattle Historical Society (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 3003 61st Avenue Southwest), Go Northwest (P.O. Box 16332).

Year house built
  • Year house built (houses)
  • 642020 or later
  • 2,7072010 to 2019
  • 1,4162000 to 2009
  • 1,1721990 to 1999
  • 1,0131980 to 1989
  • 1,2911970 to 1979
  • 9011960 to 1969
  • 1,4291950 to 1959
  • 1,4121940 to 1949
  • 3,3711939 or earlier

Zip code 98116 satellite photo by USGS

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Seattle, WA (98116)
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Seattle, WA (98116)
  • 22no bedroom
  • 3071 bedroom
  • 2,1182 bedrooms
  • 3,0343 bedrooms
  • 1,6014 bedrooms
  • 3975+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Seattle, WA (98116)
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Seattle, WA (98116)
  • 948no bedroom
  • 2,8051 bedroom
  • 1,8672 bedrooms
  • 4433 bedrooms
  • 984 bedrooms
  • 495+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Seattle, WA (98116) in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Seattle, WA (98116) in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 232no vehicle
  • 3,2031 vehicle
  • 2,9582 vehicles
  • 8813 vehicles
  • 2464 vehicles
  • 845+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Seattle, WA (98116) in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Seattle, WA (98116) in renter-occupied apartments
  • 924no vehicle
  • 3,5361 vehicle
  • 1,4802 vehicles
  • 2333 vehicles
  • 174 vehicles
  • 115+ vehicles

  • Zip code 98116 household income distribution in 2022

  • Zip code 98116 household income distribution in 2022
  • 284Less than $10,000
  • 210$10,000 to $14,999
  • 141$15,000 to $19,999
  • 109$20,000 to $24,999
  • 393$25,000 to $29,999
  • 260$30,000 to $34,999
  • 359$35,000 to $39,999
  • 290$40,000 to $44,999
  • 157$45,000 to $49,999
  • 589$50,000 to $59,999
  • 584$60,000 to $74,999
  • 1,733$75,000 to $99,999
  • 1,429$100,000 to $124,999
  • 1,255$125,000 to $149,999
  • 1,692$150,000 to $199,999
  • 4,226$200,000 or more
  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2022 in zip code 98116

  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2022 in zip code 98116
  • 27Less than $10,000
  • 5$10,000 to $14,999
  • 29$40,000 to $49,999
  • 64$100,000 to $124,999
  • 6$125,000 to $149,999
  • 12$150,000 to $174,999
  • 5$200,000 to $249,999
  • 22$250,000 to $299,999
  • 201$300,000 to $399,999
  • 318$400,000 to $499,999
  • 1,718$500,000 to $749,999
  • 3,660$750,000 to $999,999
  • 1,813$1,000,000 to $1,499,999
  • 721$1,500,000 to $1,999,999
  • 556$2,000,000 or more
  • Rent paid by renters in 2022 in zip code 98116

  • Rent paid by renters in 2022 in zip code 98116
  • 40$100 to $149
  • 20$200 to $249
  • 22$300 to $349
  • 20$450 to $499
  • 9$550 to $599
  • 35$750 to $799
  • 69$800 to $899
  • 79$900 to $999
  • 455$1,000 to $1,249
  • 682$1,250 to $1,499
  • 2,384$1,500 to $1,999
  • 1,334$2,000 to $2,499
  • 583$2,500 to $2,999
  • 221$3,000 to $3,499
  • 364$3,500 or more
  • 52No cash rent

Median gross rent in 2022: $2,020.


Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2022: $1,710,821.

Estimated median house (or condo) value in 2022 for:

  • White Non-Hispanic householders: $1,063,878
  • Black or African American householders: $820,103
  • American Indian or Alaska Native householders: $832,311
  • Asian householders: $974,728
  • Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander householders: $693,592
  • Some other race householders: $1,171,524
  • Two or more races householders: $1,089,402
  • Hispanic or Latino householders: $1,218,503

Estimated median house or condo value in 2022: $1,051,301
98116:

$1,051,301
Washington:

$569,500
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $822,158 - $1,275,901

Mean price in 2022:

Detached houses: $1,274,185
Here:

$1,274,185
State:

$734,307

Townhouses or other attached units: $827,273
Here:

$827,273
State:

$657,697

In 2-unit structures: $675,439
Here:

$675,439
State:

$534,634

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $1,828,237
Here:

$1,828,237
State:

$510,239

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $626,747
Here:

$626,747
State:

$503,183

Mobile homes: $218,940
Here:

$218,940
State:

$218,362

Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $467,608
Here:

$467,608
State:

$159,523
Owners and renters by unit type in zip code 98116
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 6,236
  • One, attached: 1,191
  • Two: 442
  • 3 or 4: 736
  • 5 to 9: 1,048
  • 10 to 19: 1,223
  • 20 to 49: 1,392
  • 50 or more: 2,685
  • Mobile homes: 17

Unemployment: 2.8%

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 98116

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 98116
  • 41.0%7,021Drove a car alone
  • 5.5%947Carpooled
  • 7.9%1,359Bus or trolley bus
  • 0.1%15Streetcar or trolley car
  • 0.1%25Subway or elevated
  • 0.3%51Railroad
  • 1.1%184Ferryboat
  • 3.0%517Bicycle
  • 2.3%400Walked
  • 0.2%39Other means
  • 41.0%7,015Worked at home
  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 98116

  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 98116
  • 173Less than 5 minutes
  • 6995 to 9 minutes
  • 63710 to 14 minutes
  • 76815 to 19 minutes
  • 1,22220 to 24 minutes
  • 90725 to 29 minutes
  • 1,97530 to 34 minutes
  • 32535 to 39 minutes
  • 1,12640 to 44 minutes
  • 2,05645 to 59 minutes
  • 1,09760 to 89 minutes
  • 13690 or more minutes

Neighborhoods in zip code 98116:

Percentage of zip code residents living and working in this county: 98.8%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 28,223
  • Male householders: 7,149 (2,476 living alone), Female householders: 6,459 (2,427 living alone)
  • 5,954 spouses (5,637 opposite-sex spouses), 1,597 unmarried partners, (1,302 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 5,557 children (5,054 natural, 258 adopted, 240 stepchildren), 49 grandchildren, 262 brothers or sisters, 238 parents, 0 foster children, 97 other relatives, 793 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 305 (-1 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 3,844 2-persons, 1,391 3-persons, 1,399 4-persons, 227 5-persons, 48 7-or-more-persons

Size of nonfamily households: 4,902 1-person, 1,794 2-persons, 36 3-persons, 75 4-persons

3,609 married couples with children.
656 single-parent households (299 men, 357 women).

87.6% of residents of 98116 zip code speak English at home.
1.7% of residents speak Spanish at home (82% very well, 18% well).
6.7% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (75% very well, 7% well, 9% not well, 10% not at all).
3.2% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (70% very well, 21% well, 6% not well, 4% not at all).
0.5% of residents speak other language at home (91% very well, 9% well).

Foreign born population: 3,295 (11.7%)
(51.5% of them are naturalized citizens)
This zip code:

11.7%
Whole state:

15.3%
Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents
  • 14%Serbia
  • 7%Bosnia and Herzegovina
  • 6%Japan
  • 6%India
  • 5%Greece
  • 5%Thailand
  • 4%Malaysia
Most common first ancestries reported in 98116
  • 13%English
  • 11%European
  • 6%German
  • 5%Italian
  • 5%Ukrainian
  • 4%Irish
  • 4%American
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 1,5342010 or later
  • 8042000 to 2009
  • 3211990 to 1999
  • 1,004Before 1990

Zip code 98116 topographic map

There are 243 Medical Specialists in Zip Code 98116.

Facilities with environmental interests located in this zip code:

  • CHEVRON USA INC SS 93866 (3720 CALIFORNIA AVE SW in SEATTLE, WA)
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    STATE MASTER (Washington State Department of Ecology's Facility/Site identification system) - TOXICS-5149, UNDERGROUND STORAGE TANK PROGRAM
    Organizations: CHEVRON PRODUCTS CO (CONTACT/ HAZARDOUS WASTE)
    Alternative names: CHEVRON 93866
  • 7 ELEVEN STORE 230724404H (3801 CALIFORNIA AVE SW in SEATTLE, WA)
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    STATE MASTER (Washington State Department of Ecology's Facility/Site identification system) - TOXICS-8602, LEAKING STORAGE TANK, UNDERGROUND STORAGE TANK PROGRAM, HAZWASTE-CRK000011610, EPCRA, HAZWASTE-WAR000005942, SQG
    Business SIC classification: GASOLINE SERVICE STATIONS
    Alternative names: 7 ELEVEN STORE 14461
  • ALKI (3010 59 AV SW in SEATTLE, WA)
    (National Center for Education Statistics) - STATE ID-2181
    Organizations: SEATTLE SCHOOL DIST 1 (SCHOOL DISTRICT)

Zip code 98116 marital status for males
Zip code 98116 marital status for females

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 1.4%

Most commonly used house heating fuel
  • 54.5%Electricity
  • 35.7%Utility gas
  • 6.0%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.2%No fuel used
  • 1.0%Other fuel

Population in 1990: 20,408. Population change in the 1990s: +418 (+2.0%).

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 12,083
  • Northeast: 2,330
  • Midwest: 3,517
  • South: 2,542
  • West: 4,094

53% of the 98116 zip code residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 64% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 50% lived in Washington.

85% of the 98116 zip code residents lived in the same house 1 year ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 53% moved from this county.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 8% moved from different county within same state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 34% moved from different state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 6% moved from abroad.

Year householders moved into unit in Seattle, WA (98116)

Private vs. public school enrollment:

Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 642
Here:

34.7%
Washington:

12.4%
Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 212
Here:

31.0%
Washington:

9.2%
Students in private undergraduate colleges: 82
Here:

10.2%
Washington:

16.5%
Educational Attainment in 2022
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2022
Class of Workers in 2022
Occupation by median earnings in the past 12 months
  • Occupation by median earnings in the past 12 months ($)
  • 163,122Legal occupations
  • 142,038Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations
  • 137,845Management occupations
  • 129,921Computer and mathematical occupations
  • 111,902Architecture and engineering occupations
  • 92,119Business and financial operations occupations

Companies with federal contracts located in this zip code:

  • HELMET FIRE, INC (1628 CALIFORNIA AVE , SW in SEATTLE, WA; small business) : $490,531 in 7 contracts from 2002 to 2006
    Contracts for Other Professional Services, Data Analyses (other than scientific), Other ADP and Telecommunications Services (includes data storage on tapes, compact disks, etc.), Maintenance, Repair and Rebuilding of Equipment -- Fire Fighting, Rescue, and Safety Equipment; and Environmental Protection Equipment and Materials by Federal Technology Service, Navy, Army
    Signed by year: 2000: $0; 2001: $0; 2002: $333,331; 2003: $60,013; 2004: -$565; 2005: -$55; 2006: $97,807.

    Biggest contracts:
    $333,331 with Federal Technology Service for Other Professional Services. Signed on 2002-12-15. Completion date: 2003-10-15.
    $97,807 with Navy for Data Analyses (other than scientific). Signed on 2006-04-28. Completion date: 2006-10-31.
    $60,013 with Navy for Other Professional Services. Taking place in CA. Signed on 2003-05-16. Completion date: 2003-09-30.
    $0 with Federal Technology Service for Other ADP and Telecommunications Services (includes data storage on tapes, compact disks, etc.). Signed on 2005-01-21. Completion date: 2004-05-01.
  • LAWRENCE O MERKLE PE (4806 SW NIESZ CT in SEATTLE, WA; small business) : $420,850 in 25 contracts from 2001 to 2006
    Contracts for Engineering and Technical Services, Other Professional Services, Technical Assistance, Other Architect and Engineering Services by Army, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers - civil program financing only
    Signed by year: 2000: $0; 2001: $49,000; 2002: $24,500; 2003: $135,900; 2004: $111,600; 2005: $75,000; 2006: $24,850.

    Biggest contracts:
    $25,000 with Army for Engineering and Technical Services. Signed on 2005-10-18. Completion date: 2006-09-30.
    $24,800 with U.S. Army Corps of Engineers - civil program financing only for Other Professional Services. Signed on 2004-11-24. Completion date: 2005-09-30.
    $24,800 with Army for Other Professional Services. Signed on 2004-11-24. Completion date: 2005-09-30.
    $24,500 with U.S. Army Corps of Engineers - civil program financing only for Technical Assistance. Signed on 2003-11-06. Completion date: 2003-12-31.
  • REMOTE MEDICINE INC (2701 CALIFORNIA AVE SW # 2 in SEATTLE, WA; small business) : $90,348 in 5 contracts from 2005 to 2006
    Contracts for Hospital Furniture, Equipment, Utensils, and Supplies, Replenishable Field Medical Sets, Kits, and Outfits, Medical and Surgical Instruments, Equipment, and Supplies by Defense Logistics Agency, Army, Department of Veterans Affairs
    Signed by year: 2000: $0; 2001: $0; 2002: $0; 2003: $0; 2004: $0; 2005: $14,114; 2006: $76,234.

    Biggest contracts:
    $75,955 with Defense Logistics Agency for Hospital Furniture, Equipment, Utensils, and Supplies. Signed on 2006-05-15. Completion date: 2006-05-25.
    $8,725 with Army for Replenishable Field Medical Sets, Kits, and Outfits. Signed on 2005-09-29. Completion date: 2005-10-28.
    $5,389, same as above. Signed on 2005-09-16. Completion date: 2005-09-30.
    $213 with Department of Veterans Affairs for Medical and Surgical Instruments, Equipment, and Supplies. Signed on 2006-05-10. Completion date: 2006-05-31.
  • EASTERLY, MICHAEL M (3462 40TH AVE SW in SEATTLE, WA; small business)
    $45,760 with Army for Other Professional Services. Signed on 2006-06-19. Completion date: 2006-12-19.
  • LOCKSMITH SERVICES, INC (2607 CALIFORNIA AVE SW in SEATTLE, WA; small business) : $27,198 in 2 contracts in 2005
    $29,720 with Navy for Non-nuclear Ship Repair (West) Ship repair (including overhauls and conversions) performed on. non-nuclear propelled and nonpropelled ships west of the 108th meridian. Taking place in CA. Signed on 2005-06-06. Completion date: 2005-04-08.
    -$2,522, same as above. Signed on 2005-06-07. Completion date: 2005-04-08.
  • PROTECTIVE ENVIRONMENTAL SERVI (4742 42ND S W in WEST SEATTLE, WA; small business) : $13,390 in 2 contracts from 2001 to 2003
    $14,243 with Navy for Maintenance, Repair or Alteration of Real Property -- Other Administrative Facilities and Service Buildings. Signed on 2001-12-06. Completion date: 2002-09-30.
    -$853, same as above. Signed on 2003-02-21. Completion date: 2002-09-30.

Top industries in this zip code by the number of employees in 2005:

  • Accommodation and Food Services: Full-Service Restaurants (20-49 employees: 13 establishments, 10-19 employees: 8 establishments, 5-9 employees: 6 establishments, 1-4 employees: 8 establishments)
  • Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services: Temporary Help Services (250-499: 1)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance: Nursing Care Facilities (100-249: 2)
  • Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services: Offices of Lawyers (100-249: 1, 10-19: 1, 1-4: 8)
  • Accommodation and Food Services: Limited-Service Restaurants (20-49: 2, 10-19: 3, 5-9: 5, 1-4: 3)
  • Educational Services: Elementary and Secondary Schools (50-99: 1, 20-49: 2, 5-9: 1)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance: Offices of Dentists (10-19: 2, 5-9: 14, 1-4: 5)
  • Other Services (except Public Administration): Religious Organizations (20-49: 3, 5-9: 3, 1-4: 9)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance: Offices of Physicians (except Mental Health Specialists) (20-49: 3, 5-9: 1, 1-4: 7)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability

People in group quarters in 2010:

  • 185 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 33 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 5 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness

People in group quarters in 2000:

  • 174 people in nursing homes

Fatal accident statistics in 2013:

  • Fatal accident count: 1
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 2
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 1
  • Fatalities: 1
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 2
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 3 full and 6 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED182$348,053366$361,6621,815$324,11664$224,4536$9,288,555145$358,780
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED4$315,70821$590,180185$304,3529$187,3830$016$360,116
APPLICATIONS DENIED15$342,66954$364,924339$405,11418$381,4320$040$337,426
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN16$342,29940$411,820282$330,4267$173,1202$416,46042$316,388
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS4$464,89813$330,91572$352,7964$428,4850$07$176,836
Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 3 full and 6 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED32$367,17133$381,0560$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED12$404,95513$360,7450$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED7$388,7005$379,5462$413,460
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN3$542,4634$371,5420$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$01$396,0000$0
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in zip code 98116
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in zip code 98116 - Value

2003 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2003 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 42. The highest number of fires - 63 took place in 2015, and the least - 7 in 2003. The data has an increasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Zip Code 98116 When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (59.6%), and Structure Fires (22.5%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Zip Code 98116
    • 39759.6%Outside Fires
    • 15022.5%Structure Fires
    • 639.5%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 568.4%Other

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for zip code 98116, Washington

Most common first names in zip code 98116 among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John24076.5 years
William21976.5 years
Mary18379.5 years
Robert16472.3 years
George13977.8 years
James13073.3 years
Margaret11780.8 years
Charles11274.9 years
Helen10181.0 years
Frank9478.6 years
Most common last names in zip code 98116 among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson12079.9 years
Smith8780.5 years
Anderson7278.6 years
Miller5375.4 years
Nelson4980.6 years
Peterson4579.7 years
Jones4476.1 years
Williams4180.2 years
Thompson3480.0 years
Brown3278.0 years
Businesses in zip code 98116
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven3McDonald's1
Baskin-Robbins1RadioShack1
Blockbuster1Safeway2
Curves1Sprint Nextel1
DHL1Starbucks4
FedEx4Subway1
GNC1T-Mobile1
H&R Block1True Value1
Jack In The Box1UPS4
Kroger1Vons2
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