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ZIP Code 98251

Primary City:Gold Bar, WA (View All Cities)
Timezone: Pacific (6:39am)
Coordinates:47.9, -121.5
ZIP (~16 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 98251

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 98251. 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 98251. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 98251, 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:
Gold Bar, WA

Stats and Demographics for the 98251 ZIP Code

ZIP code 98251 is located in north Washington and covers a slightly higher 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 98251 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 extremely large. There are also a slightly less than average number of families and a slightly higher than average number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 98251 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 4,567
Population Density 30 people per sq mi
Housing Units 2,174
Median Home Value $191,800
Land Area 152.47 sq mi
Water Area 2.51 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,791
Median Household Income $64,336

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 40Male Median Age: 40Female Median Age: 39

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1531331541951191121561922282242161881319048321517
Female1131361501701171061561641542342021471227651271920
Total26626930436523621831235638245841833525316699593437

Gender

 Male 2,403 53%
 Female 2,164 47%
Gender

Race

 White 4,072 89.2%
 Black Or African American 24 0.5%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 64 1.4%
 Asian 43 0.9%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 17 0.4%
 Other Race 170 3.7%
 Two Or More Races 177 3.9%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner251423094283031526017
Renter246784885326112
Total492093935163561787119

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 874 49%
 Single Guardian 296 17%
 Singles 467 26%
 Singles With Roommate 154 9%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 1,194 67%
 Households with Kids 597 33%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male2538263021282926294129222537334450402827
Female2421241920193633282831193735373139243929
Total4959504941476559576960416272707589646756

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 98251 has a slightly higher than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 98251 were primarily built in the 1990s. Looking at 98251 real estate data, the median home value of $191,800 is slightly higher than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 98251 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 98251 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 98251 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 4,547 99.6%
 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 20 0.4%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 1,134 52%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 302 14%
 Renter Occupied Households 355 16%
 Households Vacant 383 18%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 32 8.4%
 Rented & Unoccupied 1 0.3%
 For Sale Only 45 11.7%
 Sold & Unoccupied 4 1.0%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 252 65.8%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 49 12.8%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 22 6%
 2 Bedroom 86 25%
 3+ Bedroom 236 69%
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 $64,336 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 98251 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. In 98251 though, the percentage of people that make it to work in under half an hour is among the lowest. 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 1,592 42%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 960 25%
 No Earnings 1,214 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 1,592 42%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 960 25%
 No Earnings 1,214 32%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 2,081 93.7%
 Public transportation 40 1.8%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 2 0.1%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 27 1.2%
 Worked at Home 70 3.2%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The population is likely to value education because they are very well educated themselves. A much higher percentation of the population has received a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 190 11.0%
 High School Graduate 1,175 68.2%
 Associate's degree 89 5.2%
 Bachelor's degree 220 12.8%
 Master's degree 46 2.7%
 Professional school degree 2 0.1%
 Doctorate degree 0 0.0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 827 76.4%
 Enrolled in Private School 165 15.2%
 Not Enrolled in School 91 8.4%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 98251

ZIP Code 98251 is in the Sultan School District. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 98251.

Gold Bar Elementary
419 Lewis Ave
Gold Bar, WA 98251
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Sultan School District

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