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ZIP Code 98532

Primary City:Chehalis, WA (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Array
County: Lewis
Timezone: Pacific (4:13pm)
Area code: 360 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:46.7, -123.0
ZIP (~27 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 98532

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 98532. 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 98532. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 98532, 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:
Chehalis, WA
Acceptable:
Napavine
Unacceptable:
Boistfort, Bunker, Ceres, Claquato, Dryad, Forest, Guerrier, Littell, Marys Corner, Newaukum

Stats and Demographics for the 98532 ZIP Code

ZIP code 98532 is located in southwest 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 98532 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 less than average number of single adults and a slightly higher than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 98532 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 23,596
Population Density 73 people per sq mi
Housing Units 9,580
Median Home Value $210,600
Land Area 322.54 sq mi
Water Area 1.07 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 8,919
Median Household Income $49,762

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 39Male Median Age: 38Female Median Age: 41

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male7097828701,079718678689703745809806782773599436282189190
Female668754873797625664695689756816863863741614419338268314
Total1,3771,5361,7431,8761,3431,3421,3841,3921,5011,6251,6691,6451,5141,213855620457504

Gender

 Male 11,839 50%
 Female 11,757 50%
Gender

Race

 White 21,429 90.8%
 Black Or African American 176 0.7%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 259 1.1%
 Asian 275 1.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 36 0.2%
 Other Race 752 3.2%
 Two Or More Races 669 2.8%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner715579991,3481,4701,042558237
Renter266572484415327239180154
Total3371,1291,4831,7631,7971,281738391

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 4,912 55%
 Single Guardian 1,378 15%
 Singles 2,109 24%
 Singles With Roommate 520 6%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 5,991 67%
 Households with Kids 2,928 33%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male138134139142146133161161181162192166154196191191273246178151
Female134135132127152140163167132183168171173178200155152157133120
Total272269271269298273324328313345360337327374391346425403311271

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 98532 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 98532 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier or the 1990s. Looking at 98532 real estate data, the median home value of $210,600 is slightly higher than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly higher than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 98532. Rentals in 98532 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. 3+ bedrooms are also common and rent for $1,000+/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 98532 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 23,058 97.7%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 161 0.7%
 Juvenile Facilities 205 0.9%
 Nursing Facilities 9 0.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 163 0.7%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 4,365 46%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,917 20%
 Renter Occupied Households 2,637 28%
 Households Vacant 661 7%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 197 30%
 Rented & Unoccupied 6 1%
 For Sale Only 151 23%
 Sold & Unoccupied 22 3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 106 16%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 179 27%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 149 6%
 1 Bedroom 494 20%
 2 Bedroom 972 38%
 3+ Bedroom 915 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 $49,762 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 98532 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. 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 98532 can expect to fall in that range. There are a slightly smaller percentage of employees that have to travel over 45 minutes to reach their place of employment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 5,833 31%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 5,801 31%
 No Earnings 7,157 38%
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 5,833 31%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 5,801 31%
 No Earnings 7,157 38%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 8,702 91.0%
 Public transportation 106 1.1%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 9 0.1%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 316 3.3%
 Worked at Home 427 4.5%
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 963 12%
 High School Graduate 4,652 59%
 Associate's degree 910 12%
 Bachelor's degree 843 11%
 Master's degree 331 4%
 Professional school degree 82 1%
 Doctorate degree 105 1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 3,860 81.7%
 Enrolled in Private School 480 10.2%
 Not Enrolled in School 386 8.2%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 98532

ZIP Code 98532 is in the Adna School District. There are 11 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 98532.

Adna Middle/High School
121 Adna School Rd
Chehalis, WA 98532
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Adna School District
Lewis County Juvenile Detention
1255 SW Pacific St
Chehalis, WA 98532
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Chehalis School District
Adna Elementary School
220 Dieckman Rd
Chehalis, WA 98532
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Adna School District
Cascade Elementary School
89 SW Third St
Chehalis, WA 98532
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Chehalis School District
Olympic Elementary
2057 SW Salsbury
Chehalis, WA 98532
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Chehalis School District
R E Bennett Elementary
233 South Market Blvd
Chehalis, WA 98532
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Chehalis School District
Chehalis Middle School
1060 SW 20th St
Chehalis, WA 98532
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Chehalis School District
Green Hill Academic School
375 SW 11th St
Chehalis, WA 98532
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Chehalis School District
W F West High School
342 SW 16th St
Chehalis, WA 98532
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Chehalis School District
St Joseph School
123 SW 6th St
Chehalis, WA 98532
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Lewis County Adventist School
2102 S Scheuber Rd
Chehalis, WA 98532
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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