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ZIP Code 98304

Primary City:Ashford, WA (View All Cities)
County: Pierce County
Timezone: Pacific (4:32am)
Coordinates:46.9, -121.8
ZIP (~24 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 98304

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 98304. 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 98304. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 98304, 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:
Ashford, WA
Unacceptable:
National

Stats and Demographics for the 98304 ZIP Code

ZIP code 98304 is located in central Washington and covers a large 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 98304 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 a small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 98304 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 759
Population Density 2 people per sq mi
Housing Units 766
Median Home Value $112,000
Land Area 344.06 sq mi
Water Area 4.01 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 359
Median Household Income $33,168

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 49Male Median Age: 49Female Median Age: 48

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1113191920301217204644463716221393
Female2513181710211511314134441827914104
Total36263736305127285187789055433127197

Gender

 Male 397 52%
 Female 362 48%
Gender

Race

 White 706 93.0%
 Black Or African American 3 0.4%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 12 1.6%
 Asian 19 2.5%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 8 1.1%
 Two Or More Races 11 1.4%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner11624718445275
Renter914192515310
Total103043969948285

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 147 41%
 Single Guardian 41 11%
 Singles 133 37%
 Singles With Roommate 38 11%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 289 81%
 Households with Kids 70 19%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male11055113363460253452
Female115314116125344450621
Total126369229488710461031073

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 98304 has an extremely large percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are vacant. Homes in ZIP code 98304 were primarily built in the 1970s or the 1990s. Looking at 98304 real estate data, the median home value of $112,000 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 98304 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 98304 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 98304 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 746 98%
 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 13 2%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 158 21%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 115 15%
 Renter Occupied Households 86 11%
 Households Vacant 407 53%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 12 2.9%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0.0%
 For Sale Only 11 2.7%
 Sold & Unoccupied 1 0.2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 364 89.4%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 19 4.7%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 57 36%
 2 Bedroom 103 64%
 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 $33,168 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 98304 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. Pedestrians and cyclists beware. The area has some of lowest percentages of commutes without a vehicle in the country. Instead of a commute, a higher percentage of people in 98304 are able to work from home than most places in the nation. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. In 98304 though, the percentage of people that make it to work in under half an hour is among the lowest. The area has an extremely high percentage of people that most travel over 45 minutes to their place of employment. People that commute should be aware of the potentially long commute times.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 205 31%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 265 41%
 No Earnings 183 28%
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 205 31%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 265 41%
 No Earnings 183 28%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 377 90%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 0 0%
 Worked at Home 41 10%
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 a less than average percentage of people who have a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 52 12%
 High School Graduate 315 74%
 Associate's degree 33 8%
 Bachelor's degree 25 6%
 Master's degree 0 0%
 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 54 81%
 Enrolled in Private School 13 19%
 Not Enrolled in School 0 0%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 98304

ZIP Code 98304 is in the Eatonville School District. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 98304.

Columbia Crest Elementary School
24503 State Route 706 East
Ashford, WA 98304
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Eatonville School District

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