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ZIP Code 98279

Primary City:Olga, WA (View All Cities)
County: San Juan County
Timezone: Pacific (6:19am)
Area code: 360 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:48.7, -122.8
ZIP (~9 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 98279

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 98279. 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 98279. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 98279, 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:
Olga, WA
Unacceptable:
Doebay

Stats and Demographics for the 98279 ZIP Code

ZIP code 98279 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 98279 are primarily white. The number of seniors is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is extremely large. There are also an extremely large number of single adults and a small number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 98279 ZIP code is extremely small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 608
Population Density 43 people per sq mi
Housing Units 680
Median Home Value $594,700
Land Area 14.03 sq mi
Water Area 9.19 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 328
Median Household Income $52,292

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 56Male Median Age: 56Female Median Age: 56

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male489521615191224263327282814512
Female16141558614181814283741282415911
Total202224101022293730385470685652291423

Gender

 Male 287 47%
 Female 321 53%
Gender

Race

 White 588 96.7%
 Black Or African American 0 0.0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 3 0.5%
 Asian 7 1.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 1 0.2%
 Two Or More Races 9 1.5%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner05193668732714
Renter22422199343
Total229415577763117

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 151 46%
 Single Guardian 20 6%
 Singles 132 40%
 Singles With Roommate 25 8%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 282 86%
 Households with Kids 46 14%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male20021114115120221000
Female34351262312435122000
Total54372376427555343000

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 98279 has an extremely large percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are vacant. Homes in ZIP code 98279 were primarily built in the 2000s or the 1990s. Looking at 98279 real estate data, the median home value of $594,700 is extremely 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 98279. Rentals in 98279 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. 1 bedrooms are also common and rent for $500-$749/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 98279 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 608 100%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0%
 Other Institutional 0 0%
 College Student Housing 0 0%
 Military Quarters 0 0%
 Other Noninstitutional 0 0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 123 18%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 119 18%
 Renter Occupied Households 86 13%
 Households Vacant 352 52%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 22 6.3%
 Rented & Unoccupied 2 0.6%
 For Sale Only 7 2.0%
 Sold & Unoccupied 0 0.0%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 306 86.9%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 15 4.3%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 23 43%
 2 Bedroom 23 43%
 3+ Bedroom 7 13%
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 $52,292 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 98279 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. A higher percentage of people in 98279 than almost anywhere in the country avoid a commute altogether by working at home. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. More commuters in 98279 get to experience these short commute times than most other ZIP codes. 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 147 27%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 208 38%
 No Earnings 190 35%
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 147 27%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 208 38%
 No Earnings 190 35%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 196 73%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 20 7%
 Worked at Home 54 20%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

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 11 4%
 High School Graduate 61 24%
 Associate's degree 30 12%
 Bachelor's degree 81 32%
 Master's degree 43 17%
 Professional school degree 13 5%
 Doctorate degree 14 6%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 56 71%
 Enrolled in Private School 23 29%
 Not Enrolled in School 0 0%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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