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ZIP Code 98247

Primary City:Everson, WA (View All Cities)
County: Whatcom County
Timezone: Pacific (5:36am)
Area code: 360 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:48.9, -122.3
ZIP (~8 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 98247

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 98247. 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 98247. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 98247, 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:
Everson, WA
Acceptable:
Nooksack
Unacceptable:
Strandell, Van Buren

Stats and Demographics for the 98247 ZIP Code

ZIP code 98247 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 98247 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is large. There are also a small number of single adults and a large number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 98247 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 9,072
Population Density 142 people per sq mi
Housing Units 3,282
Median Home Value $267,900
Land Area 63.70 sq mi
Water Area 1.17 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 3,079
Median Household Income $57,694

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 35Male Median Age: 34Female Median Age: 35

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male33132233139829931530326430933333229924918095954933
Female355310372397301268257268330361292297264157100835568
Total686632703795600583560532639694624596513337195178104101

Gender

 Male 4,537 50%
 Female 4,535 50%
Gender

Race

 White 7,211 79.5%
 Black Or African American 35 0.4%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 390 4.3%
 Asian 110 1.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 11 0.1%
 Other Race 922 10.2%
 Two Or More Races 393 4.3%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner3125739955653128015958
Renter8121119116479372817
Total11246859072061031718775

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,945 63%
 Single Guardian 443 14%
 Singles 540 18%
 Singles With Roommate 151 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 1,857 60%
 Households with Kids 1,222 40%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male6588535171576168657369675369768181857560
Female8471666452666762637865628186828393855456
Total149159119115123123128130128151134129134155158164174170129116

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 98247 has a small percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 98247 were primarily built in the 1970s or the 1990s. Looking at 98247 real estate data, the median home value of $267,900 is high compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly higher than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 98247. Rentals in 98247 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. 2 bedrooms are also common and rent for $500-$749/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 98247 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 9,060 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 12 0.1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 1,659 51%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 612 19%
 Renter Occupied Households 808 25%
 Households Vacant 203 6%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 45 22%
 Rented & Unoccupied 4 2%
 For Sale Only 34 17%
 Sold & Unoccupied 7 3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 28 14%
 For Migrant Workers 7 3%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 78 38%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 13 2%
 1 Bedroom 162 20%
 2 Bedroom 301 37%
 3+ Bedroom 331 41%
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 $57,694 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 98247 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. A slightly higher than average number of commuters in 98247 can expect to fall in that range. It is very uncommon, compared to the rest of the US, for employees to have to travel more than 45 minutes to their place of employment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 2,569 35%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,504 34%
 No Earnings 2,342 32%
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 2,569 35%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,504 34%
 No Earnings 2,342 32%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 3,811 88.6%
 Public transportation 31 0.7%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 23 0.5%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 113 2.6%
 Worked at Home 323 7.5%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The percentage of people that did not graduate high school is among the highest in the nation. 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 617 21.4%
 High School Graduate 1,461 50.7%
 Associate's degree 213 7.4%
 Bachelor's degree 403 14.0%
 Master's degree 104 3.6%
 Professional school degree 64 2.2%
 Doctorate degree 18 0.6%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,725 66.1%
 Enrolled in Private School 628 24.1%
 Not Enrolled in School 256 9.8%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 98247

ZIP Code 98247 is in the Nooksack Valley School District. There are 8 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 98247.

Nooksack Valley Connections
3326 East Badger Rd
Everson, WA 98247
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Nooksack Valley School District
Ten Mile Creek Elementary
960 East Hemmi Rd
Everson, WA 98247
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Meridian School District
Nooksack Valley Middle School
404 West Columbia St
Everson, WA 98247
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Nooksack Valley School District
Everson Elementary
216 Everson Goshen Rd
Everson, WA 98247
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Nooksack Valley School District
Nooksack Elementary
3333 Breckenridge Rd
Everson, WA 98247
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Nooksack Valley School District
Nooksack Valley Special Services
3326 East Badger Rd
Everson, WA 98247
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Nooksack Valley School District
Nooksack Valley High School
3326 East Badger Rd
Everson, WA 98247
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Nooksack Valley School District
Alternative Education at Nooksack Valley
3326 East Badger Rd
Everson, WA 98247
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Nooksack Valley School District

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