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ZIP Code 98288

Primary City:Skykomish, WA (View All Cities)
ZIP Type: PO Box (Reserve a PO Box)
County: King County
Timezone: Pacific (8:26pm)
Coordinates:47.7, -121.3
ZIP (~12 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 98288

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 98288. 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 98288. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 98288, 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:
Skykomish, WA
Grotto, Scenic

Stats and Demographics for the 98288 ZIP Code

ZIP code 98288 is located in central 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 98288 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of seniors is large. There are also an extremely large number of single adults and an extremely small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 98288 ZIP code is extremely small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 333
Population Density 2 people per sq mi
Housing Units 515
Median Home Value $172,200
Land Area 211.54 sq mi
Water Area 4.19 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 172
Median Household Income $26,750

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 51Male Median Age: 52Female Median Age: 50

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


 Male 191 57%
 Female 142 43%


 White 319 95.8%
 Black Or African American 3 0.9%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 4 1.2%
 Asian 3 0.9%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 1 0.3%
 Other Race 0 0.0%
 Two Or More Races 3 0.9%

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 56 33%
 Single Guardian 18 10%
 Singles 76 44%
 Singles With Roommate 22 13%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 146 85%
 Households with Kids 26 15%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 98288 has an extremely large percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are vacant. Homes in ZIP code 98288 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier or the 1970s. Looking at 98288 real estate data, the median home value of $172,200 is slightly higher than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 98288 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 98288 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. 1 bedrooms are also common and rent for $500-$749/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 98288 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 330 99%
 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 3 1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 67 13%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 67 13%
 Renter Occupied Households 38 7%
 Households Vacant 343 67%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 6 2%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 4 1%
 Sold & Unoccupied 4 1%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 313 91%
 For Migrant Workers 4 1%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 12 3%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 14 48%
 2 Bedroom 15 52%
 3+ Bedroom 0 0%
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 $26,750 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 98288 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. 98288 is extremely friendly to pedestrians/cyclists and the percentage of people using these transportation methods to commute to work are among the highest in the country. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. More commuters in 98288 get to experience these short commute times than most other ZIP codes. It is much more common for employees to have to travel over 45 minutes to their place of employment than most parts of country which could indicate bad traffic or that people typically live far from where they work.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 40 22%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 47 26%
 No Earnings 96 52%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 40 22%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 47 26%
 No Earnings 96 52%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 47 66%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 19 27%
 Worked at Home 5 7%
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. Slightly more than the average number of people in the area graduated college.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 12 14%
 High School Graduate 59 69%
 Associate's degree 2 2%
 Bachelor's degree 11 13%
 Master's degree 2 2%
 Professional school degree 0 0%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 8 100%
 Enrolled in Private School 0 0%
 Not Enrolled in School 0 0%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 98288

ZIP Code 98288 is in the Skykomish School District. There are 2 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 98288.

Skykomish Elementary School
105 6th St North
Skykomish, WA 98288
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Skykomish School District
Skykomish High School
105 6th St North
Skykomish, WA 98288
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Skykomish School District

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