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ZIP Code 98642

Primary City:Ridgefield, WA (View All Cities)
County: Clark County
Timezone: Pacific (5:59pm)
Area code: 360 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:45.8, -122.7
ZIP (~7 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 98642

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 98642. 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 98642. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 98642, 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:
Ridgefield, WA

Stats and Demographics for the 98642 ZIP Code

ZIP code 98642 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 98642 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 large number of families and a small number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 98642 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 15,696
Population Density 275 people per sq mi
Housing Units 5,991
Median Home Value $330,800
Land Area 57.09 sq mi
Water Area 2.99 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 5,672
Median Household Income $78,108

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

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

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male45355760956435936043542253160667561253637429219010381
Female465526644559315368428479547634684606548400272183117162
Total9181,0831,2531,1236747288639011,0781,2401,3591,2181,084774564373220243

Gender

 Male 7,759 49%
 Female 7,937 51%
Gender

Race

 White 14,452 92.1%
 Black Or African American 127 0.8%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 109 0.7%
 Asian 342 2.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 24 0.2%
 Other Race 229 1.5%
 Two Or More Races 413 2.6%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner283927271,1331,129724346122
Renter52238277218144733039
Total806301,0041,3511,273797376161

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 3,762 66%
 Single Guardian 683 12%
 Singles 964 17%
 Singles With Roommate 263 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 3,624 64%
 Households with Kids 2,048 36%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male9784969195106122941401201121241291241331351051098291
Female861059112093891171031241351281211251351361251191047563
Total183189187211188195239197264255240245254259269260224213157154

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 98642 has a small percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 98642 were primarily built in the 2000s or the 1990s. Looking at 98642 real estate data, the median home value of $330,800 is high 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 98642. Rentals in 98642 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 98642 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 15,682 99.9%
 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 14 0.1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 3,416 57%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,185 20%
 Renter Occupied Households 1,071 18%
 Households Vacant 319 5%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 43 13%
 Rented & Unoccupied 8 3%
 For Sale Only 68 21%
 Sold & Unoccupied 17 5%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 30 9%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 153 48%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 19 2%
 1 Bedroom 47 5%
 2 Bedroom 271 30%
 3+ Bedroom 557 62%
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 $78,108 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 98642 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 98642 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 4,633 36%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,114 24%
 No Earnings 5,105 40%
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 4,633 36%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,114 24%
 No Earnings 5,105 40%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 5,883 87.3%
 Public transportation 72 1.1%
 Taxicab 9 0.1%
 Motorcycle 16 0.2%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 149 2.2%
 Worked at Home 611 9.1%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

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 313 5%
 High School Graduate 2,669 47%
 Associate's degree 715 13%
 Bachelor's degree 1,443 25%
 Master's degree 308 5%
 Professional school degree 166 3%
 Doctorate degree 93 2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 2,533 80.2%
 Enrolled in Private School 463 14.7%
 Not Enrolled in School 163 5.2%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 98642

ZIP Code 98642 is in the Ridgefield School District. There are 5 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 98642.

South Ridge Elementary
502 NW 199th St
Ridgefield, WA 98642
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Ridgefield School District
Union Ridge Elementary
330 North Fifth Ave
Ridgefield, WA 98642
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Ridgefield School District
Ridgefield High School
2630 South Hillhurst Rd
Ridgefield, WA 98642
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Ridgefield School District
View Ridge Middle School
510 Pioneer St
Ridgefield, WA 98642
Grade Level: Middle/Secondary
District: Ridgefield School District
Mt View Christian School
2810 NE 259th St
Ridgefield, WA 98642
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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