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ZIP Code 98236

Primary City:Clinton, WA (View All Cities)
County: Island County
Timezone: Pacific (3:36am)
Coordinates:47.95, -122.42
ZIP (~5 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 98236

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 98236. In addition to the primary city for a ZIP code, USPS also publishes a list of other acceptable cities that can be used with ZIP code 98236. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 98236, you should not use any of the cities listed as unacceptable. Choose from the primary or acceptable cities when mailing your package or letter.

Primary city:
Clinton, WA
Unacceptable:
Maxwelton, Possession

Stats and Demographics for the 98236 ZIP Code

ZIP code 98236 is located in northwest Washington and covers a slightly less than average land area compared to other ZIP codes in the United States. It also has a slightly less than average population density.

The people living in ZIP code 98236 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of seniors is extremely large. There are also a small number of single parents and a slightly higher than average number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 98236 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 5,635
Population Density 246 people per sq mi
Housing Units 3,430
Median Home Value $376,200
Land Area 22.89 sq mi
Water Area 9.88 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 2,508
Median Household Income $64,902

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 51Male Median Age: 51Female Median Age: 52

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1001321651639113797122146192235288320244136946741
Female1071441511447092109120178235279344317235122926264
Total207276316307161229206242324427514632637479258186129105

Gender

 Male 2,770 49%
 Female 2,865 51%
Gender

Race

 White 5,305 94.1%
 Black Or African American 26 0.5%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 44 0.8%
 Asian 71 1.3%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 8 0.1%
 Other Race 35 0.6%
 Two Or More Races 146 2.6%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner147520240864340920065
Renter30829112610041184
Total4415729353474345021869

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,395 56%
 Single Guardian 249 10%
 Singles 685 27%
 Singles With Roommate 179 7%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 1,924 77%
 Households with Kids 584 23%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male1824241621174017373128333835343236421918
Female1729301428203434282642303122353434202113
Total3553543049377451655770636957696670624031

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 98236 has a large percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 98236 were primarily built in the 1970s or the 1990s. Looking at 98236 real estate data, the median home value of $376,200 is extremely high compared to the rest of the country. Rentals in 98236 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 98236 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 5,631 99.9%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 4 0.1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 1,356 40%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 660 19%
 Renter Occupied Households 492 14%
 Households Vacant 922 27%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 51 5.5%
 Rented & Unoccupied 3 0.3%
 For Sale Only 46 5.0%
 Sold & Unoccupied 3 0.3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 693 75.2%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 126 13.7%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 64 12%
 2 Bedroom 183 34%
 3+ Bedroom 295 54%
Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

Cost of Monthly Rent Including Utilities

Cost of a Studio Apartment

Cost of a 1 Bedroom

Cost of a 2 Bedroom

Cost of a 3+ Bedroom

Employment, Income, Earnings, and Work

The median household income of $64,902 is compared to the rest of the country.

As with most parts of the country, vehicles are the most common form of transportation to places of employment. Residents in ZIP code 98236 use public transportation to travel to work more than most areas of the nation. A higher percentage of people in 98236 than almost anywhere in the country avoid a commute altogether by working at home. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. However, that is not the case in 98236. It has a much lower than average number of people that make it to work in under half an hour. The area has an extremely high percentage of people that most travel over 45 minutes to their place of employment. People that commute should be aware of the potentially long commute times.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 1,553 31%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,655 33%
 No Earnings 1,811 36%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Sources of Household Income

Percent of Households Receiving Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Household Investment Income

Percent of Households Receiving Investment Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Household Retirement Income

Percent of Households Receiving Retirement Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 1,553 31%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,655 33%
 No Earnings 1,811 36%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 1,931 72%
 Public transportation 221 8%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 50 2%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 75 3%
 Worked at Home 414 15%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The area has some of the highest percentages of people who attended college of any ZIP.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 168 7%
 High School Graduate 954 42%
 Associate's degree 123 5%
 Bachelor's degree 588 26%
 Master's degree 278 12%
 Professional school degree 57 2%
 Doctorate degree 127 6%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 565 62%
 Enrolled in Private School 234 26%
 Not Enrolled in School 115 13%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 98236

ZIP Code 98236 is in the Private. There are 2 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 98236.

Wellington Day School
6451 Harding Ave
Clinton, WA 98236
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Whidbey Island Waldorf School
6335 Old Pietila Rd
Clinton, WA 98236
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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