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ZIP Code 98612

Primary City:Cathlamet, WA (View All Cities)
County: Wahkiakum County
Timezone: Pacific (8:01pm)
Area code: 360 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:46.3, -123.3
ZIP (~12 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 98612

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 98612. 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 98612. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 98612, 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:
Cathlamet, WA
Unacceptable:
Puget Island

Stats and Demographics for the 98612 ZIP Code

ZIP code 98612 is located in southwest 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 98612 are primarily white. The number of seniors is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is extremely large. There are also a small number of single parents and a slightly higher than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 98612 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 2,704
Population Density 36 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,391
Median Home Value $213,400
Land Area 75.56 sq mi
Water Area 9.91 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,192
Median Household Income $44,152

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 53Male Median Age: 52Female Median Age: 54

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male546179864156564871929912112914394604121
Female50587752303862626990104126155125104553560
Total10411915613871941181101401822032472842681981157681

Gender

 Male 1,352 50%
 Female 1,352 50%
Gender

Race

 White 2,540 93.9%
 Black Or African American 9 0.3%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 43 1.6%
 Asian 14 0.5%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 4 0.1%
 Other Race 13 0.5%
 Two Or More Races 81 3.0%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner7368714526725310939
Renter55228683431229
Total128811521330128413148

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 678 57%
 Single Guardian 138 12%
 Singles 319 27%
 Singles With Roommate 57 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 935 78%
 Households with Kids 257 22%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male16813107151591511131722162522181835
Female9810141710514121913122013111591166
Total251623242425202327302629422936372729911

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 98612 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 98612 were primarily built in the 2000s or 1939 or earlier. Looking at 98612 real estate data, the median home value of $213,400 is slightly higher than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 98612. Rentals in 98612 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 98612 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 2,656 98.2%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 6 0.2%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 32 1.2%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 10 0.4%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 523 38%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 420 30%
 Renter Occupied Households 249 18%
 Households Vacant 199 14%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 13 7%
 Rented & Unoccupied 2 1%
 For Sale Only 28 14%
 Sold & Unoccupied 11 6%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 85 43%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 60 30%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 47 16%
 2 Bedroom 99 34%
 3+ Bedroom 143 49%
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 $44,152 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 98612 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. Residents in ZIP code 98612 use public transportation to travel to work more than most areas of the nation. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. Most commuters in 98612 can expect to fall in that range. Having to travel to work for over 45 minutes isn't uncommon for people who live here.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 466 21%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 644 29%
 No Earnings 1,139 51%
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 466 21%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 644 29%
 No Earnings 1,139 51%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 728 83%
 Public transportation 48 6%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 36 4%
 Worked at Home 60 7%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

Compared to other ZIPs, 98612 has a very small percentage of people that did not graduate high school. 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 29 3.0%
 High School Graduate 749 77.5%
 Associate's degree 64 6.6%
 Bachelor's degree 50 5.2%
 Master's degree 68 7.0%
 Professional school degree 4 0.4%
 Doctorate degree 3 0.3%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 303 84%
 Enrolled in Private School 28 8%
 Not Enrolled in School 28 8%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 98612

ZIP Code 98612 is in the Wahkiakum School District. There are 2 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 98612.

Julius a Wendt Elementary/John C Thomas Middle School
265 South Third St
Cathlamet, WA 98612
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Wahkiakum School District
Wahkiakum High School
500 South 3rd St
Cathlamet, WA 98612
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Wahkiakum School District

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