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ZIP Code 98295

Primary City:Sumas, WA (View All Cities)
County: Whatcom County
Timezone: Pacific (7:58pm)
Area code: 360 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:48.9, -122.2
ZIP (~7 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 98295

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 98295. 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 98295. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 98295, 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:
Sumas, WA
Unacceptable:
Clearbrook

Stats and Demographics for the 98295 ZIP Code

ZIP code 98295 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 98295 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 higher than average number of families and a slightly less than average number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 98295 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 2,409
Population Density 83 people per sq mi
Housing Units 989
Median Home Value $236,800
Land Area 28.87 sq mi
Water Area 0.15 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 890
Median Household Income $59,750

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

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

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male106857499889774628297948246433628207
Female947779120898575687478937551404025179
Total200162153219177182149130156175187157978376533716

Gender

 Male 1,220 51%
 Female 1,189 49%
Gender

Race

 White 2,123 88%
 Black Or African American 24 1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 37 2%
 Asian 23 1%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0%
 Other Race 117 5%
 Two Or More Races 85 4%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner107988148118754910
Renter397170623719123
Total49150158210155946113

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 502 56%
 Single Guardian 130 15%
 Singles 206 23%
 Singles With Roommate 52 6%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 571 64%
 Households with Kids 319 36%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male2628131515131821181614181115201122271916
Female2112251522151713101618181413282323172922
Total4740383037283534283232362528483445444838

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 98295 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 98295 were primarily built in the 2000s or 1939 or earlier. Looking at 98295 real estate data, the median home value of $236,800 is high compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 98295 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 98295 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 98295 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 2,408 100.0%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 1 0.0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 413 42%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 164 17%
 Renter Occupied Households 313 32%
 Households Vacant 99 10%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 24 24%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 21 21%
 Sold & Unoccupied 3 3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 26 26%
 For Migrant Workers 1 1%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 24 24%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 5 2%
 1 Bedroom 20 8%
 2 Bedroom 139 54%
 3+ Bedroom 93 36%
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 $59,750 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 98295 is likely to be one of the nicer parts of town with a more affluent demographic.

As with most parts of the country, vehicles are the most common form of transportation to places of employment. If you are a person that likes walking or biking to work, it will be a comfort for you to know that 98295 has a well above average number of people who do not use a vehicle to commute. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. Most commuters in 98295 can expect to fall in that range. 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 608 37%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 533 33%
 No Earnings 495 30%
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 608 37%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 533 33%
 No Earnings 495 30%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 818 86%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 98 10%
 Worked at Home 39 4%
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 94 13.0%
 High School Graduate 431 59.5%
 Associate's degree 46 6.4%
 Bachelor's degree 99 13.7%
 Master's degree 52 7.2%
 Professional school degree 0 0.0%
 Doctorate degree 2 0.3%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 292 67%
 Enrolled in Private School 46 11%
 Not Enrolled in School 98 22%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 98295

ZIP Code 98295 is in the Nooksack Valley School District. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 98295.

Sumas Elementary
1024 Lawson St
Sumas, WA 98295
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Nooksack Valley School District

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