Data Profile of ZIP Code 98055

Renton, WA (ZIP Code 98055) Data

Washington

Comprehensive Demographics Data and In-depth Stats About 98055

The ZIP Code 98055 is associated with the city of Renton in Washington in King County. It is estimated that about 36.8% of residents in this Washington region hold a bachelor's degree or higher, while the per capita income is approximately $37,588. The median household income is approximately $76,765, and an estimated 6% of the population is living below the poverty line. The median age in ZIP Code 98055 is approximately 36.0 years, and 16.0% of the region's residents are aged 62 years and older. The current population estimate is 24,332.

Population in 98055

The most recent population estimate for ZIP Code 98055 is 24,332.

Renton, WA

The 98055 ZIP Code is associated with Renton, WA in King County.

Area Codes associated with 98055

Telephone area codes associated with ZIP Code 98055 include 425.

Sunrise / Sunset in 98055

Sunrise: 7:16 am
Sunset: 6:36 pm
Sunrise in 98055 7:16 am
Sunrise in 98055 6:36 pm

Weather forecast for 98055

Today's forecast for 98055: Haze. Sunny. High near 77, with temperatures falling to around 75 in the afternoon. North northwest wind around 5 mph.

Current air quality in 98055

Air quality: Fair Air quality scale in 98055 Fair

Internet in 98055

An estimated 96.4% of households in ZIP Code 98055 have a computer, while about 92.8% of households have broadband Internet service.

Gender in 98055

The gender split in ZIP Code 98055 is an estimated 50.8% male and approximately 49.2% female.

Health Insurance in 98055

Approximately 11.6% of adults aged 18 to 64 in ZIP Code 98055 (Renton, WA) are currently uninsured and do not have health insurance.

Income in ZIP Code 98055

The median household income in ZIP Code 98055 is $76,765, while the region's mean household income is $92,801. Breaking income down further, per capita income in the region is $37,588. The per capita income in ZIP Code 98055 of $37,588 is approximately 3.41% less than the per capita income in the U.S. overall of $38,915. An estimated 6.3% of the population is living below the poverty line in this region. This rate is approximately 33.68% lower than the overall poverty rate in the U.S. of 9.5%. Regarding household income, approximately 23.8% of the population in 98055 earn $50,000 to $74,999 per year, while an estimated 18.0% earn $100,000 to $149,999 per year, and 2.7% of 98055 residents earn less than $10,000 per year.

Household Income Details

Bar chart displaying household income in ZIP Code 98055. This visualizes the percentage of households in this region that fall within different income ranges, e.g. $100,000 to $149,999 per year.

Total Income in 98055

Household Income Percent
Less than $10,000 per year 2.7%
$10,000 to $14,999 per year 2.8%
$15,000 to $24,999 per year 5.0%
$25,000 to $34,999 per year 6.4%
$35,000 to $49,999 per year 8.1%
$50,000 to $74,999 per year 23.8%
$75,000 to $99,999 per year 16.1%
$100,000 to $149,999 per year 18.0%
$150,000 to $199,999 per year 10.9%
$200,000 or more per year 6.3%

Education levels in ZIP Code 98055

In ZIP Code 98055, 92.0% of the population graduated high school, while 36.8% have a bachelor's degree or higher. In this region, 4.6% achieved an education level less than 9th grade, while 11.7% hold a graduate or professional degree. Approximately 21.2% in this King County region reached the highest level of high school graduate (including equivalency).

Education Attained in 98055

Education Level Percent
Less than 9th grade 4.6%
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 3.4%
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 21.2%
Some college, no degree 23.4%
Associate's degree 10.6%
Bachelor's degree 25.1%
Graduate or professional degree 11.7%

Education Level Details

Pie chart displaying the education level breakdown in ZIP Code 98055. This visualizes the percentage of the population that has attained a specific level of education, e.g. a graduate or professional degree.

Race & Ethnicity in ZIP Code 98055

Looking at race in the population that makes up ZIP Code 98055, 91.7% is one race, while 8.3% are two or more races. Approximately 8.7% of 98055 residents are hispanic or Latino (of any race). The most common race in 98055 (race alone or in combination with one or more other races), is White (48.3%), followed by Asian (31.1%) .

Race Breakdown Details

Bar chart displaying the racial composition of ZIP Code 98055. This visualizes the percentage of the population of each race (race alone or in combination with one or more other races).

Racial Composition of 98055

Industry Percent
White 48.3%
Black or African American 18.0%
American Indian and Alaska Native 3.3%
Asian 31.1%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander 3.2%
Some other race 6.1%
* Race alone or in combination with one or more other races

Real Estate & Housing in ZIP Code 98055

Regarding the age of homes in ZIP Code 98055, an estimated 21.2% of homes were built between 1990 and 1999. Additionally, 18.8% of homes in the region were built between 1980 and 1989, while an estimated 1.3% of homes were built between 1940 and 1949 in this King County region.

Age of Housing in 98055

Year Home Built Percent
Built in 2014 or later 5.6%
Built between 2010 and 2013 1.9%
Built between 2000 and 2009 18.1%
Built between 1990 and 1999 21.2%
Built between 1980 and 1989 18.8%
Built between 1970 and 1979 13.2%
Built between 1960 and 1969 12.4%
Built between 1950 and 1959 5.3%
Built between 1940 and 1949 1.3%
Built in 1939 or earlier 2.3%

Housing Age Breakdown

">Bar chart displaying the breakdown on housing ages in ZIP Code 98055. This visualizes the percentage of homes in the region that were built in a certain time frame, e.g. built between 1950 and 1959.

Age Breakdown in ZIP Code 98055

Residents of ZIP Code 98055 are younger than average. The median age of 36.0 years in ZIP Code 98055 is approximately 5.51% lower than the overall median age in the U.S. of 38.1 years. About 80.4% of residents are aged 18 years and older, and 16.0% of residents are 62 years and over. Approximately 21.3% of the population in 98055 falls in the age group 25 to 34 years, while an estimated 15.6% are aged 35 to 44 years. On the low end of the scale, 2.1% of 98055 residents are aged 85 years and over.

Age Breakdown Details

Bar chart displaying the age breakdown in ZIP Code 98055. This visualizes the percentage of the population in the region that falls into certain age ranges, e.g. 35 to 44 years old.

Age Breakdown in 98055

Age Range Percent
Under 5 years 6.9%
5 to 9 years 6.5%
10 to 14 years 4.1%
15 to 19 years 3.5%
20 to 24 years 5.4%
25 to 34 years 21.3%
35 to 44 years 15.6%
45 to 54 years 12.6%
55 to 59 years 5.1%
60 to 64 years 6.1%
65 to 74 years 7.2%
75 to 84 years 3.5%
85 years and over 2.1%

Chronic Health Issues in ZIP Code 98055

One of the leading chronic health issues in ZIP Code 98055 is high cholesterol, as an estimated 28.5% of adults aged 18 and older deal with this issue. Another chronic health issue of concern for residents of 98055 is high blood pressure, as approximately 26.8% of adults 18 and older in this King County region contend with that issue.

Chronic Health Issues Breakdown

Bar chart displaying a breakdown of chronic health issues in ZIP Code 98055. This visualizes the percentage of adults aged 18 and above that have specific chronic health issues, e.g. high blood pressure, diabetes, or arthritis.

Health Issues in 98055

Health Issue Percent of adults*
Arthritis 19.5%
Chronic kidney disease 2.3%
Cancer (excluding skin cancer) 5.9%
Coronary heart disease 4.1%
High cholesterol 28.5%
Current asthma 9.2%
High blood pressure 26.8%
Diagnosed diabetes 8.0%
Stroke 2.5%
* aged 18 & above

Health Risk Behaviors & Prevention in 98055

One of the top preventative health measures in ZIP Code 98055 is current access to health insurance, as an estimated 88.4% of adults 18 and older take part in this preventive measure. Additionally, 88.0% of those 18 and above in 98055 list cholesterol screening, as a preventive measure. Common health risk behaviors in 98055 include sleeping less than 7 hours (32.6% of adults aged 18 and above) and obesity (22.4% of those 18 and older).

Preventative Health in 98055

Preventive Measure Percent of adults*
Visits to dentist or dental clinic 69.4%
Cholesterol screening 88.0%
Visits to doctor for routine checkup 70.5%
Taking medicine for high blood pressure control 65.8%
Current access to health insurance 88.4%
* aged 18 & above

Preventative Health Measures

Bar chart displaying preventative health data in ZIP Code 98055. This visualizes the percentage of adults aged 18 and above that engage in preventative health measures, e.g. sholesterol screenings and visits to doctors for routine checkups.

Health Risk Behaviors Details

Bar chart displaying health risk behaviors details in ZIP Code 98055. This visualizes the percentage of adults aged 18 and older that engage in health risk behaviors, e.g. smoking or binge drinking.

Health Risk Behaviors in 98055

Risk Behavior Percent of adults*
Current smoking 11.7%
Binge drinking 16.9%
Sleeping less than 7 hours 32.6%
No leisure-time physical activity 18.0%
Obesity 22.4%
* aged 18 & above

Jobs Breakdown in ZIP Code 98055

In 98055, 71.7% of the population is in the labor force. Recent estimates place 4.2% as working from home, while the total labor force in the region has a mean travel to time to work of 33.6 minutes. Approximately 20.9% of the employed population 16 years and over in 98055 work in educational services, and health care and social assistance, while an estimated 14.2% work in professional, scientific, management, and administrative. On the lower end of the scale, just 0.2% of 98055 workers 16 years and over work in agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining.

Job Industry Breakdown Details

Bar chart displaying job industry breakdown details for ZIP Code 98055. This visualizes the percentage of the population 16 years and over that work in certain industries, e.g. educational services, and health care and social assistance.

Job Industry Breakdown in 98055

Industry Percent
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining 0.2%
Construction 5.4%
Manufacturing 11.5%
Wholesale trade 2.6%
Retail trade 13.7%
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities 7.4%
Information 1.4%
Finance and insurance, and real estate and rental and leasing 6.6%
Professional, scientific, management, and administrative 14.2%
Educational services, and health care and social assistance 20.9%
Arts, entertainment, and recreation, and accommodation and food services 9.0%
Other services, except public administration 4.3%
Public administration 2.9%

Language Breakdown in ZIP Code 98055

In ZIP Code 98055, 64.1% of the population lists "English only" as the language spoken in home, while 5.6% of lists Spanish. Additionally, Asian and Pacific Islander languages are spoken in 9.3% of homes, and other Indo-European languages are spoken in 17.7% of homes. Lastly, 3.3% of homes list "other languages" as spoken in the home. All percentages referenced are for the population 5 years and older in this King County region.

Language Spoken in 98055

Language Spoken Percent
English only 64.1%
Spanish 5.6%
Other Indo-European languages 9.3%
Asian and Pacific Islander languages 17.7%
Other languages 3.3%
* Population 5 years and over

Language Spoken in Home

Bar chart displaying the language spoken in homes in ZIP Code 98055. This visualizes the percentage of homes in the area that list a specific language as being spoken in the home, e.g. Spanish.

Consumer Financial Products Complaints in 98055

Regarding consumer complaints about financial products in ZIP Code 98055, credit reporting or credit repair services have received the most complaints in 98055 in the past 12 months. Credit card or prepaid card received the second most complaints. The most frequent complaint overall in this King County region was incorrect information on a report.

Consumer Complaints (Products)

Pie chart displaying the specific consumer financial products associated with complaints that originated from residents in ZIP Code 98055. This visualizes the specific products that were the subject of complaints, e.g. a mortgage or a credit card.

Consumer Complaints by Product in 98055

Complaint Product Number of Complaints*
Credit reporting or credit repair services 24
Credit card or prepaid card 7
Debt collection 5
Vehicle loan or lease 2
Checking or savings account 1
Other 1
* Total in 2021

Consumer Complaints by Issue in 98055

Complaint Issue Number of Complaints*
Incorrect information on your report 11
Problem with a credit reporting company's investigation 10
Problem when making payments 4
Communication tactics 2
Problem with a purchase shown on your statement 2
Other 11
* Total in 2021

Consumer Complaints (Issues)

Pie chart displaying the complaints about consumer financial products and services that were sent to companies for response from residents in ZIP Code 98055. This visualizes the specific complaint issues that arose in this region, e.g. incorrect information on a report.

Utilities in ZIP Code 98055

The average residential electricity rate in ZIP Code 98055 of 10.36¢/kWh. This rate is about 0.58% less than the average rate in Washington, and approximately 32.99% less than the average rate in the U.S. as a whole. Regarding solar power potential, ZIP Code 98055 has an average daily solar radiation level of 3.98 kWh/m2/day. This is approximately 3.4% less than an area in the U.S. with historically low solar radiation levels (WA), and about 39.61% less than an area in the U.S. with historically high solar radiation levels (AZ).

Electricity Breakdown Details

Bar chart displaying the electricity rates breakdown in ZIP Code 98055. This visualizes electricity rates in 98055 compared to rates in the state and rates in the U.S. as a whole.

Electricity Rates in 98055

Region Residential Commercial Industrial
ZIP Code 98055 10.36¢/kWh 9.46¢/kWh 3.78¢/kWh
Washington 10.42¢/kWh 9.49¢/kWh 5.74¢/kWh
United States 15.46¢/kWh 13.15¢/kWh 9.43¢/kWh

Solar Power in 98055

Month ZIP Code 98055 Low (WA) High (AZ)
Jan 1.88 1.9 5.84
Feb 2.68 3 6.31
Mar 3.31 3.65 7.02
Apr 5.03 5.13 7.3
May 5.52 5.17 7.13
Jun 5.31 5.72 6.95
Jul 6.09 6.22 6.51
Aug 6.2 6.08 6.65
Sep 5.09 5.15 7.02
Oct 2.91 3.32 6.92
Nov 2.1 2.33 5.99
Dec 1.69 1.78 5.46
All figures listed are kWh/m2/day — kilowatt hours per square meter per day

Solar Radiation Levels

Line chart displaying solar radiation levels in ZIP Code 98055. This visualizes solar power levels in 98055 compared to radiation levels in both a historically low radiation state (WA) and a historically high radiation state (AZ).