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ZIP Code 98281

Primary City:Point Roberts, WA (View All Cities)
County: Whatcom County
Timezone: Pacific (6:10pm)
Area code: 360 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:48.99, -123.06
ZIP (~2 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 98281

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 98281. 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 98281. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 98281, 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:
Point Roberts, WA

Stats and Demographics for the 98281 ZIP Code

ZIP code 98281 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 98281 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of seniors is extremely large. There are also a large number of single adults and a small number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 98281 ZIP code is extremely small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 1,314
Population Density 269 people per sq mi
Housing Units 2,068
Median Home Value $221,800
Land Area 4.89 sq mi
Water Area 1.69 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 678
Median Household Income $39,500

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 53Male Median Age: 53Female Median Age: 52

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male16224024211714254866676270844126127
Female132743281981433546057747960392897
Total294983524025285810212612413614914480542114

Gender

 Male 662 50%
 Female 652 50%
Gender

Race

 White 1,208 91.9%
 Black Or African American 10 0.8%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 11 0.8%
 Asian 59 4.5%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 4 0.3%
 Two Or More Races 22 1.7%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner311631251561235311
Renter8122934262211
Total1123921591821455412

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 327 48%
 Single Guardian 45 7%
 Singles 271 40%
 Singles With Roommate 35 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 563 83%
 Households with Kids 115 17%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male213640585117589672638
Female15435531136513109277845
Total36799581981712181818814914713

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 98281 has an extremely large percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are vacant. Homes in ZIP code 98281 were primarily built in the 1960s or the 1970s. Looking at 98281 real estate data, the median home value of $221,800 is slightly higher than average compared to the rest of the country. Rentals in 98281 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 98281 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 1,314 100%
 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 305 15%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 240 12%
 Renter Occupied Households 133 6%
 Households Vacant 1,390 67%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 17 1.2%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0.0%
 For Sale Only 25 1.8%
 Sold & Unoccupied 5 0.4%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 1,294 93.1%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 49 3.5%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 27 22%
 2 Bedroom 66 54%
 3+ Bedroom 30 24%
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 $39,500 is compared to the rest of the country.

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 98281 can expect to fall in that range. Having to travel to work for over 45 minutes isn't uncommon for people who live here.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 317 29%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 321 30%
 No Earnings 445 41%
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 317 29%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 321 30%
 No Earnings 445 41%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 465 79%
 Public transportation 21 4%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 48 8%
 Worked at Home 54 9%
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 48 11%
 High School Graduate 192 43%
 Associate's degree 50 11%
 Bachelor's degree 77 17%
 Master's degree 36 8%
 Professional school degree 27 6%
 Doctorate degree 21 5%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 159 72%
 Enrolled in Private School 46 21%
 Not Enrolled in School 15 7%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)