98031 Zip Code Profile

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Welcome to KENT, WA 98031

98031 is an upscale suburban zip code in Kent, Washington. The population is racially diverse, and mostly married couples. At $310,900 the average home value here is a bit higher than average for the Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue metro area, so this probably isn't the place to look for housing bargains.

The average family income here is $64,623/year. This is less than the national average of $70,000/year. However, the national average number is a little misleading because there are some very wealthy Americans earning $50 million a year or more. (Wouldn't that be nice!) This pushes the national average higher than in would be without those edge cases. The median household income in the US (median, meaning half of US households make more and half make less) is at about $50,000/year. Median family income in 98031 is $57,601.

An intersting fact about income: Men in 98031 earn an average of $40,063/year. Women earn only $25,358/year.

31,119 people in 98031 have jobs. This statistic includes anyone over the age of 16.

Are you thinking about moving to a neighborhood in 98031? You might be interested to know that the average commute time to work for people living here is not bad, only 28.8 minutes.

The median age here is 35. There are 18,133 men and 18,448 women. The median age for men is 34 while for women the median age is 36.

To give you a sense of the community, 25,291 people (out of the 36,581 people live here) have lived in their home at least 5 years. The Post Office delivers mail to 13,695 homes, and 406 businesses every day. 498 people ride bikes or walk to work on a fairly regular basis.

98031 Zip code is located in the Pacific time zone at 47 degrees latitude (Fun Fact: this is the same latitude as Zurich, Switzerland!) and -122 degrees longitude. It has an average elevation of 421 feet above sea levell.

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  • Demographics

  • Total Population: 36,581
  • White Population: 20,911
  • Black Population: 4,621
  • Hispanic Population: 4,289
  • Asian Population: 9,366
  • Hawaiian Population: 890
  • Indian Population: 708
  • Male Population: 18,133
  • Female Population: 18,448
  • Median Age: 35
  • Median Age of Males: 34
  • Median Age of Females: 36
  • Geography

  • Region: West
  • Division: Pacific
  • State: Washington
  • CSA Name: Seattle-Tacoma-Olympia, WA
  • CBSA Type: Metropolitan
  • CBSA Name: Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue WA
  • County: King
  • City: Kent
  • Longitude: -122.2
  • Latitude: 47.4
  • Elevation: 422 feet above sea levele
  • Area code: 253/425
  • Marital Status

  • Average Age

  • The Commute to Work

  • Total commuters: 30,225
  • Drive alone: 23,800
  • Carpool: 4,390
  • Public transit: 1,357
  • Ride bikes or walk: 498

  • Average commute time: 28.8 minutes.
  •    0 - 5: 491
  •    5 - 9: 1,761
  •    10 - 14: 3,263
  •    15 - 19: 4,346
  •    20 - 24: 4,711
  •    25 - 29: 2,175
  •    30 - 34: 4,724
  •    35 - 39: 1,051
  •    40 - 44: 1,660
  •    45 - 59: 3,148
  •    60 - 89: 2,224
  •    90 plus: 671
  • The Economics

  • Average House Value: $310,900
  • Average Annual Household Income: $64,599
  • Businesses: 668
  • Employees: 9,025
  • Annual Payroll: $375,545,000
  • Average Family Income: $64,623
  • Median Family Income: $50,958
  • Average Income for Men: $40,063
  • Average Income for Women: $25,358
  • Other Stuff

  • County FIPS Code: 033
  • State FIPS Code: 53

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Schools in 98031 Zip Code

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Primary Schools
East Hill Elementary School
9825 South 240th
Kent, WA 98031
(253) 373-7455
Emerald Park Elementary School
11800 Se 216th St
Kent, WA 98031
(253) 373-3850
George T. Daniel Elementary School
11310 Se 248th Street
Kent, WA 98031
(253) 373-7615
Panther Lake Elementary School
20831 108th Ave Se
Kent, WA 98031
(253) 373-7470
Park Orchard Elementary School
11010 Se 232nd
Kent, WA 98031
(253) 373-7473
Pine Tree Elementary School
27825 118th Se
Kent, WA 98031
(253) 373-7687
Scenic Hill Elementary School
26025 Woodland Way S
Kent, WA 98031
(253) 373-7479
Soos Creek Elementary School
12651 Se 218th Place
Kent, WA 98031
(253) 373-7690
Springbrook Elementary School
20035 100th Ave Se
Kent, WA 98031
(253) 373-7485
Star Lake Elementary School
4014 S 270th
Kent, WA 98031
(253) 945-4000
Middle Schools
Meridian Middle School
23480 120 Ave Se
Kent, WA 98031
(253) 373-7383
Sequoia Middle School
11000 Se 264 St
Kent, WA 98031
(253) 373-7542
Totem Middle School
26630 40th Ave S
Kent, WA 98031
(253) 945-5100
High Schools
Kentridge High School
12430 Se 208th St
Kent, WA 98031
(253) 373-7345
Night Academy
10020 Se 256 St
Kent, WA 98031
(253) 373-4075
Regional Justice Center
12033 Se 256th St
Kent, WA 98031
(253) 373-7454
Other Schools
Home Instruction/Contracted Service
12033 Se 256th Suite A 400
Kent, WA 98031
(253) 373-7610

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In the 98031 zip code, the registered sex offenders can be found at http://ml.waspc.org/. Please be sure to read all the disclaimers provided by the state.

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