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ZIP Code 98321

Primary City:Buckley, WA (View All Cities)
County: Pierce County
Timezone: Pacific (6:07pm)
Coordinates:47.2, -122.1
ZIP (~8 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 98321

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 98321. 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 98321. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 98321, 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:
Buckley, WA
Unacceptable:
Burnett

Stats and Demographics for the 98321 ZIP Code

ZIP code 98321 is located in central 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 98321 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large. There are also a large number of families and a small number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 98321 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 15,152
Population Density 421 people per sq mi
Housing Units 5,534
Median Home Value $264,000
Land Area 36.03 sq mi
Water Area 0.45 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 5,294
Median Household Income $70,123

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 40Male Median Age: 39Female Median Age: 40

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male4165586036123983664105395717476835694332841661248148
Female41650761755835136642159160366166254141531118914290103
Total8321,0651,2201,1707497328311,1301,1741,4081,3451,110848595355266171151

Gender

 Male 7,608 50%
 Female 7,544 50%
Gender

Race

 White 14,066 92.8%
 Black Or African American 81 0.5%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 153 1.0%
 Asian 153 1.0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 19 0.1%
 Other Race 174 1.1%
 Two Or More Races 506 3.3%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner484009001,25790648322764
Renter82210235192124725836
Total1306101,1351,4491,030555285100

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 3,273 62%
 Single Guardian 744 14%
 Singles 944 18%
 Singles With Roommate 333 6%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 3,260 62%
 Households with Kids 2,034 38%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male6485849810210090142124126991241291251051371391379479
Female9679938210210593109981241191381041321121271151129272
Total160164177180204205183251222250218262233257217264254249186151

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 98321 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 98321 were primarily built in the 1990s. Looking at 98321 real estate data, the median home value of $264,000 is high compared to the rest of the country. It is also high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 98321. Rentals in 98321 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. 3+ bedrooms are also common and rent for $1,000+/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 98321 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 14,682 96.9%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 368 2.4%
 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 102 0.7%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 3,416 62%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 869 16%
 Renter Occupied Households 1,009 18%
 Households Vacant 240 4%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 56 23.3%
 Rented & Unoccupied 1 0.4%
 For Sale Only 62 25.8%
 Sold & Unoccupied 19 7.9%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 22 9.2%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 80 33.3%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 16 2%
 1 Bedroom 153 15%
 2 Bedroom 446 44%
 3+ Bedroom 409 40%
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 $70,123 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 98321 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. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. However, that is not the case in 98321. It has a much lower than average number of people that make it to work in under half an hour. 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 4,374 39%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,297 30%
 No Earnings 3,453 31%
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 4,374 39%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,297 30%
 No Earnings 3,453 31%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 5,963 90.9%
 Public transportation 155 2.4%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 10 0.2%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 99 1.5%
 Worked at Home 331 5.0%
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 population is likely to value education because they are very well educated themselves. A much higher percentation of the population has received a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 654 13.8%
 High School Graduate 2,875 60.8%
 Associate's degree 389 8.2%
 Bachelor's degree 612 12.9%
 Master's degree 133 2.8%
 Professional school degree 55 1.2%
 Doctorate degree 9 0.2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 2,394 82.9%
 Enrolled in Private School 275 9.5%
 Not Enrolled in School 219 7.6%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 98321

ZIP Code 98321 is in the White River School District. There are 7 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 98321.

Collins Alternative Programs
27515 120th St East
Buckley, WA 98321
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: White River School District
Elk Ridge Elementary
340 River Ave North
Buckley, WA 98321
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: White River School District
Mountain Meadow Elementary
11812 Mundy Loss Rd
Buckley, WA 98321
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: White River School District
Foothills Elementary
10621 234th Ave East
Buckley, WA 98321
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: White River School District
Glacier Middle School
240 North C St
Buckley, WA 98321
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: White River School District
White River District Special Education Facilities
240 North a St
Buckley, WA 98321
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: White River School District
White River High School
26928 120th St East
Buckley, WA 98321
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: White River School District

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