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ZIP Code 98273

Primary City:Mount Vernon, WA (View All Cities)
County: Skagit County
Timezone: Pacific (2:09pm)
Area code: 360 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:48.4, -122.4
ZIP (~14 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 98273

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 98273. 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 98273. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 98273, 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:
Mount Vernon, WA

Stats and Demographics for the 98273 ZIP Code

ZIP code 98273 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 98273 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of young adults is large. There are also a slightly less than average number of families and a slightly higher than average number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 98273 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 28,717
Population Density 341 people per sq mi
Housing Units 10,954
Median Home Value $238,800
Land Area 84.09 sq mi
Water Area 4.82 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 10,248
Median Household Income $48,350

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 33Male Median Age: 32Female Median Age: 34

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1,2051,0331,0181,1591,0551,1761,000905910894930845716543352255213148
Female1,1941,0399971,0829631,060953865798866963883805554395362300281
Total2,3992,0722,0152,2412,0182,2361,9531,7701,7081,7601,8931,7281,5211,097747617513429

Gender

 Male 14,357 50%
 Female 14,360 50%
Gender

Race

 White 21,571 75.1%
 Black Or African American 288 1.0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 453 1.6%
 Asian 650 2.3%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 45 0.2%
 Other Race 4,645 16.2%
 Two Or More Races 1,065 3.7%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner727229281,3621,395870561216
Renter4851,034826663475314200125
Total5571,7561,7542,0251,8701,184761341

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 5,174 50%
 Single Guardian 1,725 17%
 Singles 2,523 25%
 Singles With Roommate 826 8%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 6,547 64%
 Households with Kids 3,701 36%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male228263233239222183192219217205214201217181242226221251219238
Female270243233219233229197202178208185212201191231213211237190214
Total498506466458455412389421395413399413418372473439432488409452

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 98273 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities and universities nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 98273 were primarily built in the 1990s or the 1970s. Looking at 98273 real estate data, the median home value of $238,800 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 98273. Rentals in 98273 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 98273 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 28,250 98.4%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 194 0.7%
 Juvenile Facilities 32 0.1%
 Nursing Facilities 5 0.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 110 0.4%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 126 0.4%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 4,338 40%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,788 16%
 Renter Occupied Households 4,122 38%
 Households Vacant 706 6%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 250 35%
 Rented & Unoccupied 18 3%
 For Sale Only 128 18%
 Sold & Unoccupied 14 2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 85 12%
 For Migrant Workers 8 1%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 203 29%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 151 3%
 1 Bedroom 1,141 26%
 2 Bedroom 1,906 43%
 3+ Bedroom 1,202 27%
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 $48,350 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 98273 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. 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 98273 can expect to fall in that range. 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 7,617 35%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 6,814 31%
 No Earnings 7,316 34%
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 7,617 35%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 6,814 31%
 No Earnings 7,316 34%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 10,447 87.1%
 Public transportation 269 2.2%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 25 0.2%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 686 5.7%
 Worked at Home 561 4.7%
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 1,823 20%
 High School Graduate 4,579 51%
 Associate's degree 834 9%
 Bachelor's degree 1,054 12%
 Master's degree 536 6%
 Professional school degree 83 1%
 Doctorate degree 77 1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 5,591 80.6%
 Enrolled in Private School 630 9.1%
 Not Enrolled in School 716 10.3%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 98273

ZIP Code 98273 is in the Mount Vernon School District. There are 15 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 98273.

Mount Vernon Special Ed
920 South 2nd St
Mount Vernon, WA 98273
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Mount Vernon School District
Skagit Family Learning Center Mvsd
2001 Cleveland Ave
Mount Vernon, WA 98273
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Mount Vernon School District
Jefferson Elementary
1801 East Blackburn Rd
Mount Vernon, WA 98273
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Mount Vernon School District
Madison Elementary
907 East Fir St
Mount Vernon, WA 98273
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Mount Vernon School District
Washington Elementary School
1020 McLean Rd
Mount Vernon, WA 98273
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Mount Vernon School District
Centennial Elementary School
3100 Martin Rd
Mount Vernon, WA 98273
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Mount Vernon School District
Good Beginnings Center
780 Cook Rd
Sedro-woolley, WA 98273
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Sedro-Woolley School District
Skagit County Detention Center
605 3rd St
Mount Vernon, WA 98273
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Northwest Educational Service District 189 School District
La Venture Middle School
1200 Laventure Rd
Mount Vernon, WA 98273
Grade Level: Middle/Secondary
District: Mount Vernon School District
Mount Vernon High School
314 North 9th St
Mount Vernon, WA 98273
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Mount Vernon School District
Northwest Career & Technical Academy/A Washington
2205 West Campus Place
Mount Vernon, WA 98273
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Mount Vernon School District
Summersun Montessori
1804 Martin Rd
Mount Vernon, WA 98273
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Learning Ladder Cdc
100 Valley Mall Way
Mount Vernon, WA 98273
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Foothills Christian School
2710 E Fir St
Mount Vernon, WA 98273
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Mount Vernon Christian School
820 W Blackburn Rd
Mount Vernon, WA 98273
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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