Data Profile of ZIP Code 98101

Seattle, WA (ZIP Code 98101) Data

Washington

Demographics Data and In-depth Information About 98101

The ZIP Code 98101 is associated with the city of Seattle in Washington in King County. It is estimated that about 61.5% of residents in this Washington region hold a bachelor's degree or higher, while the per capita income is approximately $79,796. The median age in the 98101 ZIP Code is 38.4 years, with 19.6% of residents aged 62 years and older. The median household income is $80,389, while about 1% of the population is living below the poverty line. The current population estimate is 13,492.

Population in 98101

The most recent population estimate for ZIP Code 98101 is 13,492.

Seattle, WA

The 98101 ZIP Code is associated with Seattle, WA in King County.

Area Codes associated with 98101

Telephone area codes associated with ZIP Code 98101 include 206, 253, 360, and 425.

Sunrise / Sunset in 98101

Sunrise: 5:17 am
Sunset: 8:55 pm
Sunrise in 98101 5:17 am
Sunrise in 98101 8:55 pm

Weather forecast for 98101

Overnight's forecast for 98101: Cloudy, with a low around 52. East northeast wind around 2 mph. New rainfall amounts less than a tenth of an inch possible.

Current air quality in 98101

Air quality: Fair Air quality scale in 98101 Fair

Internet in 98101

An estimated 88.9% of households in ZIP Code 98101 have a computer, while about 82.5% of households have broadband Internet service.

Gender in 98101

In ZIP Code 98101, females make up an estimated 45.6% of the overall population, while males comprise approximately 54.4%.

Health Insurance in 98101

Data is currently unavailable for health insurance in ZIP Code 98101.

Income in ZIP Code 98101

The median household income in ZIP Code 98101 is $80,389, while the region's mean household income is $116,277. Breaking income down further, per capita income in the region is $79,796. The per capita income in ZIP Code 98101 of $79,796 is approximately 105.05% more than the per capita income in Washington overall of $38,915. An estimated 1.3% of the population is living below the poverty line in this region. This rate is approximately 86.32% lower than the overall poverty rate in the U.S. of 9.5%. Regarding household income, approximately 16.1% of the population in 98101 earn $200,000 or more per year, while an estimated 14.9% earn $100,000 to $149,999 per year, and 3.6% of 98101 residents earn $25,000 to $34,999 per year.

Household Income Details

Bar chart displaying household income in ZIP Code 98101. 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 98101

Household Income Percent
Less than $10,000 per year 9.2%
$10,000 to $14,999 per year 3.9%
$15,000 to $24,999 per year 5.8%
$25,000 to $34,999 per year 3.6%
$35,000 to $49,999 per year 11.0%
$50,000 to $74,999 per year 13.9%
$75,000 to $99,999 per year 11.3%
$100,000 to $149,999 per year 14.9%
$150,000 to $199,999 per year 10.4%
$200,000 or more per year 16.1%

Education levels in ZIP Code 98101

In ZIP Code 98101, 96.4% of the population graduated high school, while 61.5% have a bachelor's degree or higher. In this region, 1.3% achieved an education level less than 9th grade, while 27.9% hold a graduate or professional degree. Approximately 9.2% in this King County region reached the highest level of high school graduate (including equivalency).

Education Attained in 98101

Education Level Percent
Less than 9th grade 1.3%
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 2.3%
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 9.2%
Some college, no degree 19.8%
Associate's degree 5.8%
Bachelor's degree 33.6%
Graduate or professional degree 27.9%

Education Level Details

Pie chart displaying the education level breakdown in ZIP Code 98101. 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 98101

Looking at race in the population that makes up ZIP Code 98101, 94.1% is one race, while 5.9% are two or more races. Approximately 5.0% of 98101 residents are hispanic or Latino (of any race). The most common race in 98101 (race alone or in combination with one or more other races), is White (70.5%), followed by Asian (23.4%) .

Race Breakdown Details

Bar chart displaying the racial composition of ZIP Code 98101. This visualizes the percentage of the population of each race (race alone or in combination with one or more other races).

Racial Composition of 98101

Industry Percent
White 70.5%
Black or African American 8.3%
American Indian and Alaska Native 1.9%
Asian 23.4%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander 0.9%
Some other race 1.7%
* Race alone or in combination with one or more other races

Real Estate & Housing in ZIP Code 98101

Regarding the age of homes in ZIP Code 98101, an estimated 22.0% of homes were built in 1939 or earlier. Additionally, 16.9% of homes in the region were built between 1990 and 1999, while an estimated 2.6% of homes were built between 1940 and 1949 in this King County region.

Age of Housing in 98101

Year Home Built Percent
Built in 2014 or later 10.3%
Built between 2010 and 2013 4.6%
Built between 2000 and 2009 16.8%
Built between 1990 and 1999 16.9%
Built between 1980 and 1989 9.8%
Built between 1970 and 1979 6.7%
Built between 1960 and 1969 5.9%
Built between 1950 and 1959 4.3%
Built between 1940 and 1949 2.6%
Built in 1939 or earlier 22.0%

Housing Age Breakdown

">Bar chart displaying the breakdown on housing ages in ZIP Code 98101. 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 98101

Residents of ZIP Code 98101 are older than average. The median age of 38.4 years in ZIP Code 98101 is approximately 0.79% higher than the overall median age in the U.S. of 38.1 years. About 97.1% of residents are aged 18 years and older, and 19.6% of residents are 62 years and over. Approximately 32.0% of the population in 98101 falls in the age group 25 to 34 years, while an estimated 15.1% are aged 35 to 44 years. On the low end of the scale, 0.4% of 98101 residents are aged 10 to 14 years.

Age Breakdown Details

Bar chart displaying the age breakdown in ZIP Code 98101. 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 98101

Age Range Percent
Under 5 years 1.2%
5 to 9 years 1.2%
10 to 14 years 0.4%
15 to 19 years 0.6%
20 to 24 years 8.1%
25 to 34 years 32.0%
35 to 44 years 15.1%
45 to 54 years 12.9%
55 to 59 years 6.5%
60 to 64 years 5.6%
65 to 74 years 7.3%
75 to 84 years 5.2%
85 years and over 3.9%

Jobs Breakdown in ZIP Code 98101

In 98101, 72.3% of the population is in the labor force. Recent estimates place 4.8% as working from home, while the total labor force in the region has a mean travel to time to work of 22.9 minutes. Approximately 26.1% of the employed population 16 years and over in 98101 work in professional, scientific, management, and administrative, while an estimated 17.8% work in retail trade. On the lower end of the scale, just 0.4% of 98101 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 98101. 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 98101

Industry Percent
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining 0.4%
Construction 3.9%
Manufacturing 4.0%
Wholesale trade 1.6%
Retail trade 17.8%
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities 3.1%
Information 6.1%
Finance and insurance, and real estate and rental and leasing 7.0%
Professional, scientific, management, and administrative 26.1%
Educational services, and health care and social assistance 14.5%
Arts, entertainment, and recreation, and accommodation and food services 11.2%
Other services, except public administration 1.8%
Public administration 2.6%

Language Breakdown in ZIP Code 98101

In ZIP Code 98101, 76.4% of the population lists "English only" as the language spoken in home, while 3.6% of lists Spanish. Additionally, Asian and Pacific Islander languages are spoken in 7.8% of homes, and other Indo-European languages are spoken in 11.0% of homes. Lastly, 1.2% 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 98101

Language Spoken Percent
English only 76.4%
Spanish 3.6%
Other Indo-European languages 7.8%
Asian and Pacific Islander languages 11.0%
Other languages 1.2%
* Population 5 years and over

Language Spoken in Home

Bar chart displaying the language spoken in homes in ZIP Code 98101. 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 98101

Regarding consumer complaints about financial products in ZIP Code 98101, credit reporting or credit repair services have received the most complaints in 98101 in the past 12 months. Checking or savings account 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 98101. This visualizes the specific products that were the subject of complaints, e.g. a mortgage or a credit card.

Consumer Complaints by Product in 98101

Complaint Product Number of Complaints*
Credit reporting or credit repair services 31
Checking or savings account 13
Credit reporting or other personal consumer reports 11
Credit card or prepaid card 5
Debt collection 4
Other 12
* Total in 2021

Consumer Complaints by Issue in 98101

Complaint Issue Number of Complaints*
Incorrect information on your report 21
Problem with a credit reporting company's investigation 10
Improper use of your report 8
Managing an account 8
Attempts to collect debt not owed 4
Other 25
* Total 2021 - 2024 (current)

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 98101. This visualizes the specific complaint issues that arose in this region, e.g. incorrect information on a report.

Utilities in ZIP Code 98101

Regarding solar power potential, ZIP Code 98101 has an average daily solar radiation level of 4.12 kWh/m2/day. This is approximately equal to an area in the U.S. with historically low solar radiation levels (WA), and about 37.48% 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 98101. This visualizes electricity rates in 98101 compared to rates in the state and rates in the U.S. as a whole.

Electricity Rates in 98101

Region Residential Commercial Industrial
ZIP Code 98101 7.75¢/kWh 6.8¢/kWh 5.95¢/kWh
Washington 11.72¢/kWh 10.63¢/kWh 6.21¢/kWh
United States 16.1¢/kWh 12.81¢/kWh 7.81¢/kWh

Solar Power in 98101

Month ZIP Code 98101 Low (WA) High (AZ)
Jan 1.9 1.9 5.84
Feb 3 3 6.31
Mar 3.65 3.65 7.02
Apr 5.13 5.13 7.3
May 5.17 5.17 7.13
Jun 5.72 5.72 6.95
Jul 6.22 6.22 6.51
Aug 6.08 6.08 6.65
Sep 5.15 5.15 7.02
Oct 3.32 3.32 6.92
Nov 2.33 2.33 5.99
Dec 1.78 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 98101. This visualizes solar power levels in 98101 compared to radiation levels in both a historically low radiation state (WA) and a historically high radiation state (AZ).

Notes

  • [5] All electricity rates and electricity usage data referenced here originate from the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) and/or the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA). Estimates utilize regional U.S. Census Bureau data along with regional NREL and/or EIA data.
  • [6] All consumer financial product complaint data referenced here originate from the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.