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ZIP Code 98576

Primary City:Rainier, WA (View All Cities)
County: Thurston County
Timezone: Pacific (4:44pm)
Area code: 360 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:46.9, -122.7
ZIP (~10 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 98576

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 98576. 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 98576. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 98576, 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:
Rainier, WA
Unacceptable:
Vail

Stats and Demographics for the 98576 ZIP Code

ZIP code 98576 is located in west 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 98576 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 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 98576 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 4,667
Population Density 66 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,955
Median Home Value $223,800
Land Area 70.61 sq mi
Water Area 0.95 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,792
Median Household Income $57,889

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 42Male Median Age: 41Female Median Age: 43

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male11812218218810912214013916321320517415411163533219
Female10715414217410311613115815022622221717811861533218
Total2252763243622122382712973134394273913322291241066437

Gender

 Male 2,307 49%
 Female 2,360 51%
Gender

Race

 White 4,258 91.2%
 Black Or African American 69 1.5%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 37 0.8%
 Asian 40 0.9%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 9 0.2%
 Other Race 41 0.9%
 Two Or More Races 213 4.6%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner1411323538837018510221
Renter278771845824112
Total4120030647242820911323

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 981 55%
 Single Guardian 300 17%
 Singles 383 21%
 Singles With Roommate 128 7%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 1,195 67%
 Households with Kids 597 33%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male2321292324232132223542292947395240312623
Female2020202132292735313321352528374544202819
Total4341494456524867536863645475769784515442

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 98576 has a small percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 98576 were primarily built in the 1990s. Looking at 98576 real estate data, the median home value of $223,800 is slightly higher than average 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 98576. Rentals in 98576 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 98576 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 4,667 100%
 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 0 0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 1,097 56%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 331 17%
 Renter Occupied Households 364 19%
 Households Vacant 163 8%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 29 18%
 Rented & Unoccupied 2 1%
 For Sale Only 35 21%
 Sold & Unoccupied 11 7%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 44 27%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 42 26%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 51 17%
 2 Bedroom 93 30%
 3+ Bedroom 165 53%
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 $57,889 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 98576 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. In 98576 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 1,401 36%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,128 29%
 No Earnings 1,405 36%
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 1,401 36%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,128 29%
 No Earnings 1,405 36%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 1,887 92%
 Public transportation 28 1%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 20 1%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 59 3%
 Worked at Home 56 3%
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 227 13.0%
 High School Graduate 1,112 63.9%
 Associate's degree 216 12.4%
 Bachelor's degree 128 7.4%
 Master's degree 34 2.0%
 Professional school degree 11 0.6%
 Doctorate degree 13 0.7%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 587 79%
 Enrolled in Private School 43 6%
 Not Enrolled in School 112 15%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 98576

ZIP Code 98576 is in the Rainier School District. There are 3 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 98576.

Rainier Middle School
202 2nd St West
Rainier, WA 98576
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Rainier School District
Rainier Elementary School
600 West 3rd
Rainier, WA 98576
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Rainier School District
Rainier Senior High School
308 2nd St West
Rainier, WA 98576
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Rainier School District

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