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ZIP Code 98541

Primary City:Elma, WA (View All Cities)
Timezone: Pacific (6:11am)
Coordinates:47.0, -123.3
ZIP (~20 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 98541

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 98541. 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 98541. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 98541, 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:
Elma, WA
Unacceptable:
Deckerville, Saginaw, South Elma, Whites

Stats and Demographics for the 98541 ZIP Code

ZIP code 98541 is located in west 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 98541 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 large. There are also a slightly higher than average number of single parents and a slightly less than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 98541 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 10,101
Population Density 48 people per sq mi
Housing Units 4,434
Median Home Value $175,900
Land Area 211.42 sq mi
Water Area 1.76 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 3,849
Median Household Income $48,202

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

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

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male3563143443753042883142833323724413923262411891117957
Female31131536132330929026529329238741836435623218610510274
Total667629705698613578579576624759859756682473375216181131

Gender

 Male 5,118 51%
 Female 4,983 49%
Gender

Race

 White 8,883 87.9%
 Black Or African American 60 0.6%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 239 2.4%
 Asian 119 1.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 21 0.2%
 Other Race 394 3.9%
 Two Or More Races 385 3.8%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner3924940065765546723470
Renter103243194219172853725
Total14249259487682755227195

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,970 51%
 Single Guardian 678 18%
 Singles 915 24%
 Singles With Roommate 286 7%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 2,595 67%
 Households with Kids 1,254 33%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male7057718967577160596262578974915688716957
Female6155696658636376557166798362756862566260
Total131112140155125120134136114133128136172136166124150127131117

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 98541 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 98541 were primarily built in the 1970s or the 1980s. Looking at 98541 real estate data, the median home value of $175,900 is slightly higher than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 98541 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 98541 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 98541 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 10,050 99.5%
 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 51 0.5%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 1,793 40%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 978 22%
 Renter Occupied Households 1,078 24%
 Households Vacant 585 13%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 57 10%
 Rented & Unoccupied 5 1%
 For Sale Only 65 11%
 Sold & Unoccupied 26 4%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 311 53%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 121 21%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 11 1%
 1 Bedroom 223 20%
 2 Bedroom 578 51%
 3+ Bedroom 328 29%
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 $48,202 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 98541 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. However, that is not the case in 98541. 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 2,418 30%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,278 28%
 No Earnings 3,417 42%
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 2,418 30%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,278 28%
 No Earnings 3,417 42%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 3,335 90.3%
 Public transportation 25 0.7%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 121 3.3%
 Worked at Home 211 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 538 14.8%
 High School Graduate 2,416 66.6%
 Associate's degree 273 7.5%
 Bachelor's degree 301 8.3%
 Master's degree 96 2.6%
 Professional school degree 5 0.1%
 Doctorate degree 0 0.0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,417 64.6%
 Enrolled in Private School 257 11.7%
 Not Enrolled in School 521 23.7%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 98541

ZIP Code 98541 is in the Elma School District. There are 6 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 98541.

Elma Elementary School
1235 Monteelma Rd
Elma, WA 98541
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Elma School District
Elma Middle School
805 West Main
Elma, WA 98541
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Elma School District
Mary M Knight Elementary
2987 West Matlock Brady Rd
Elma, WA 98541
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Mary M Knight School District
Elma High School
1011 West Main
Elma, WA 98541
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Elma School District
East Grays Harbor High School
705 West Waldrip
Elma, WA 98541
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Elma School District
Mary M Knight High School
2987 West Matlock Brady Rd
Elma, WA 98541
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Mary M Knight School District

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