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ZIP Code 98249

Primary City:Freeland, WA (View All Cities)
County: Island County
Timezone: Pacific (6:18am)
Coordinates:48.02, -122.55
ZIP (~5 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 98249

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 98249. 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 98249. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 98249, 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:
Freeland, WA

Stats and Demographics for the 98249 ZIP Code

ZIP code 98249 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 98249 are primarily white. The number of seniors is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is extremely large. There are also a small number of single parents and a large number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 98249 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 4,561
Population Density 286 people per sq mi
Housing Units 3,097
Median Home Value $362,700
Land Area 15.94 sq mi
Water Area 8.82 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 2,146
Median Household Income $59,142

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 55Male Median Age: 54Female Median Age: 56

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male729711910270667574131145174206237208132947286
Female58711261255754759114216719826725023414310591147
Total130168245227127120150165273312372473487442275199163233

Gender

 Male 2,160 47%
 Female 2,401 53%
Gender

Race

 White 4,282 93.9%
 Black Or African American 22 0.5%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 23 0.5%
 Asian 71 1.6%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 12 0.3%
 Other Race 22 0.5%
 Two Or More Races 129 2.8%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner86413830245641321067
Renter2254749494473568
Total30118212396550460245135

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,105 51%
 Single Guardian 208 10%
 Singles 681 32%
 Singles With Roommate 152 7%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 1,732 81%
 Households with Kids 414 19%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male101916162113192222192421332224272716819
Female1089201214111123221932252824343719117
Total2027253633273033454143535850486164351926

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 98249 has a large percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 98249 were primarily built in the 2000s or the 1990s. Looking at 98249 real estate data, the median home value of $362,700 is extremely high compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 98249 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 98249 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 98249 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 4,483 98.3%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 73 1.6%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 5 0.1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 1,098 35%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 560 18%
 Renter Occupied Households 488 16%
 Households Vacant 951 31%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 49 5.2%
 Rented & Unoccupied 4 0.4%
 For Sale Only 66 6.9%
 Sold & Unoccupied 8 0.8%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 728 76.6%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 96 10.1%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 14 2%
 1 Bedroom 99 17%
 2 Bedroom 189 32%
 3+ Bedroom 282 48%
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 $59,142 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 98249 may not be as nice as other parts of town.

As with most parts of the country, vehicles are the most common form of transportation to places of employment. Residents in ZIP code 98249 use public transportation to travel to work more than most areas of the nation. 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 98249. 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 1,320 33%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,071 27%
 No Earnings 1,596 40%
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 1,320 33%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,071 27%
 No Earnings 1,596 40%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 1,705 81.9%
 Public transportation 159 7.6%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 14 0.7%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 95 4.6%
 Worked at Home 109 5.2%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

Compared to other ZIPs, 98249 has a very small percentage of people that did not graduate high school. 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 20 1%
 High School Graduate 818 49%
 Associate's degree 159 10%
 Bachelor's degree 400 24%
 Master's degree 152 9%
 Professional school degree 49 3%
 Doctorate degree 65 4%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 502 72.9%
 Enrolled in Private School 187 27.1%
 Not Enrolled in School 0 0.0%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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