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ZIP Code 98274

Primary City:Mount Vernon, WA (View All Cities)
County: Skagit County
Timezone: Pacific (6:23am)
Area code: 360 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:48.4, -122.1
ZIP (~16 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 98274

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 98274. 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 98274. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 98274, 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 98274 ZIP Code

ZIP code 98274 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 98274 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 slightly less than average number of single parents and a slightly higher than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 98274 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 16,613
Population Density 118 people per sq mi
Housing Units 7,377
Median Home Value $261,900
Land Area 141.10 sq mi
Water Area 2.61 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 6,362
Median Household Income $61,829

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 41Male Median Age: 39Female Median Age: 42

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male556570573571416470482501509592600565521377291224159181
Female516536583494416506479491542593613621534427323249209323
Total1,0721,1061,1561,0658329769619921,0511,1851,2131,1861,055804614473368504

Gender

 Male 8,158 49%
 Female 8,455 51%
Gender

Race

 White 13,820 83.2%
 Black Or African American 75 0.5%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 166 1.0%
 Asian 331 2.0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 39 0.2%
 Other Race 1,695 10.2%
 Two Or More Races 487 2.9%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner453917421,0331,104753462151
Renter13941129529317810193171
Total1848021,0371,3261,282854555322

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 3,550 56%
 Single Guardian 871 14%
 Singles 1,547 24%
 Singles With Roommate 394 6%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 4,322 68%
 Households with Kids 2,040 32%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male13298122107100941071321371161121051201201251181261059790
Female911119611210610711210410711111312995135104103133926284
Total223209218219206201219236244227225234215255229221259197159174

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 98274 has a slightly less than average 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 98274 were primarily built in the 1990s or the 2000s. Looking at 98274 real estate data, the median home value of $261,900 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 98274. Rentals in 98274 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. 3+ bedrooms are also common and rent for $1,000+/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 98274 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 16,398 98.7%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 168 1.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 47 0.3%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 3,408 46%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,273 17%
 Renter Occupied Households 1,681 23%
 Households Vacant 1,015 14%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 103 10.1%
 Rented & Unoccupied 7 0.7%
 For Sale Only 125 12.3%
 Sold & Unoccupied 13 1.3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 666 65.6%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 101 10.0%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 53 3%
 1 Bedroom 248 15%
 2 Bedroom 660 41%
 3+ Bedroom 654 40%
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 $61,829 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 98274 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 98274 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 5,110 38%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,913 29%
 No Earnings 4,497 33%
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 5,110 38%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,913 29%
 No Earnings 4,497 33%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 7,217 94%
 Public transportation 81 1%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 145 2%
 Worked at Home 254 3%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The population has a much higher percentage of people with low education levels (less than high school) than normal. 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 665 11.8%
 High School Graduate 2,803 49.8%
 Associate's degree 716 12.7%
 Bachelor's degree 991 17.6%
 Master's degree 330 5.9%
 Professional school degree 100 1.8%
 Doctorate degree 22 0.4%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 2,433 73%
 Enrolled in Private School 487 15%
 Not Enrolled in School 399 12%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 98274

ZIP Code 98274 is in the Conway School District. There are 5 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 98274.

Conway School District 317
19710 State Route 564
Mount Vernon, WA 98274
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Conway School District
Lincoln Elementary School
1005 South 11th St
Mount Vernon, WA 98274
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Mount Vernon School District
Little Mountain Elementary
1514 South Laventure Rd
Mount Vernon, WA 98274
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Mount Vernon School District
Big Lake Elementary School
16802 Lake View Blvd
Mount Vernon, WA 98274
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Sedro-Woolley School District
Mount Baker Middle School
2310 East Section St
Mount Vernon, WA 98274
Grade Level: Middle/Secondary
District: Mount Vernon School District

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