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ZIP Code 98602

Primary City:Appleton, WA (View All Cities)
County: Klickitat County
Timezone: Pacific (6:25pm)
Area code: 509 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:45.9, -121.3
ZIP (~7 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 98602

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 98602. 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 98602. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 98602, 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:
Appleton, WA

Stats and Demographics for the 98602 ZIP Code

ZIP code 98602 is located in south 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 98602 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of seniors is large. There are also a slightly less than average number of single parents and a slightly higher than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 98602 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 200
Population Density 4 people per sq mi
Housing Units 122
Median Home Value $212,500
Land Area 56.00 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 85
Median Household Income $51,146

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 52Male Median Age: 52Female Median Age: 52

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


 Male 108 54%
 Female 92 46%


 White 188 94.0%
 Black Or African American 0 0.0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 4 2.0%
 Asian 0 0.0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 1 0.5%
 Two Or More Races 7 3.5%

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 46 54%
 Single Guardian 12 14%
 Singles 21 25%
 Singles With Roommate 6 7%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 61 72%
 Households with Kids 24 28%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 98602 has a large percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 98602 were primarily built in the 1940s. Looking at 98602 real estate data, the median home value of $212,500 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 98602.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 200 100%
 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 42 34%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 36 30%
 Renter Occupied Households 7 6%
 Households Vacant 37 30%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 0 0%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 4 11%
 Sold & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 31 84%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 2 5%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Employment, Income, Earnings, and Work

The median household income of $51,146 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 98602 is likely to be one of the nicer parts of town with a more affluent demographic.

ZIP 98602 is unusual in that "Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means" is the most frequent method of transportation to work instead of vehicles. 98602 is extremely friendly to pedestrians/cyclists and the percentage of people using these transportation methods to commute to work are among the highest in the country. A higher percentage of people in 98602 than almost anywhere in the country avoid a commute altogether by working at home. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. Most commuters in 98602 can expect to fall in that range. 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 6 9%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 14 21%
 No Earnings 47 70%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 6 9%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 14 21%
 No Earnings 47 70%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 6 30%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 8 40%
 Worked at Home 6 30%
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 7 16%
 High School Graduate 24 53%
 Associate's degree 8 18%
 Bachelor's degree 0 0%
 Master's degree 6 13%
 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 0 0%
 Enrolled in Private School 23 100%
 Not Enrolled in School 0 0%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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