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ZIP Code 98240

Primary City:Custer, WA (View All Cities)
County: Whatcom County
Timezone: Pacific (12:33am)
Area code: 360 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:48.95, -122.63
ZIP (~5 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 98240

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 98240. 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 98240. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 98240, 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:
Custer, WA

Stats and Demographics for the 98240 ZIP Code

ZIP code 98240 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 98240 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is large. There are also a large number of families and a small number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 98240 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 3,061
Population Density 148 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,157
Median Home Value $253,700
Land Area 20.69 sq mi
Water Area 0.02 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,103
Median Household Income $67,292

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 42Male Median Age: 43Female Median Age: 42

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male6177134122617284741181461241301228861331811
Female7791128130636485941031271221361227352301810
Total138168262252124136169168221273246266244161113633621

Gender

 Male 1,536 50%
 Female 1,525 50%
Gender

Race

 White 2,779 90.8%
 Black Or African American 14 0.5%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 28 0.9%
 Asian 49 1.6%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 5 0.2%
 Other Race 133 4.3%
 Two Or More Races 53 1.7%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner4651382122461495312
Renter8514857351771
Total121161862692811666013

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 701 64%
 Single Guardian 141 13%
 Singles 195 18%
 Singles With Roommate 66 6%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 739 67%
 Households with Kids 364 33%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male141017151218131618222436223026372130813
Female161915171125722262822272130322433251616
Total3029323223432038445046634360586154552429

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 98240 has a small percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 98240 were primarily built in the 1990s or the 1980s. Looking at 98240 real estate data, the median home value of $253,700 is high compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 98240 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 98240 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 98240 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 3,055 99.8%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 6 0.2%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 0 0.0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 652 56%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 227 20%
 Renter Occupied Households 224 19%
 Households Vacant 54 5%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 1 2%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 13 24%
 Sold & Unoccupied 1 2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 11 20%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 28 52%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 0 0%
 2 Bedroom 76 43%
 3+ Bedroom 102 57%
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 $67,292 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 98240 is likely to be one of the nicer parts of town with a more affluent demographic.

As with most parts of the country, vehicles are the most common form of transportation to places of employment. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. More commuters in 98240 get to experience these short commute times than most other ZIP codes. There are a slightly smaller percentage of employees that have to travel over 45 minutes to reach their place of employment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 1,311 48%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 672 25%
 No Earnings 739 27%
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 1,311 48%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 672 25%
 No Earnings 739 27%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 1,662 97.1%
 Public transportation 0 0.0%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 9 0.5%
 Worked at Home 40 2.3%
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 94 8.2%
 High School Graduate 637 55.7%
 Associate's degree 247 21.6%
 Bachelor's degree 156 13.6%
 Master's degree 0 0.0%
 Professional school degree 0 0.0%
 Doctorate degree 9 0.8%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 426 73.8%
 Enrolled in Private School 73 12.7%
 Not Enrolled in School 78 13.5%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 98240

ZIP Code 98240 is in the Ferndale School District. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 98240.

Custer Elementary
7660 Custer School Rd
Custer, WA 98240
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Ferndale School District

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