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ZIP Code 98685

Primary City:Vancouver, WA (View All Cities)
County: Clark County
Timezone: Pacific (10:23am)
Area code: 360 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:45.72, -122.69
ZIP (~3 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 98685

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 98685. 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 98685. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 98685, 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:
Vancouver, WA

Stats and Demographics for the 98685 ZIP Code

ZIP code 98685 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 higher than average population density.

The people living in ZIP code 98685 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 extremely 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 98685 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 26,217
Population Density 2,696 people per sq mi
Housing Units 9,903
Median Home Value $260,400
Land Area 9.73 sq mi
Water Area 0.15 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 9,529
Median Household Income $77,231

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 40Male Median Age: 39Female Median Age: 41

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male7719571,1441,0705715156558691,0211,0231,070916806547368219147114
Female7499561,0969925255397458811,0701,1751,1041,018879612405275201212
Total1,5201,9132,2402,0621,0961,0541,4001,7502,0912,1982,1741,9341,6851,159773494348326

Gender

 Male 12,783 49%
 Female 13,434 51%
Gender

Race

 White 23,201 88.5%
 Black Or African American 346 1.3%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 171 0.7%
 Asian 1,065 4.1%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 96 0.4%
 Other Race 372 1.4%
 Two Or More Races 966 3.7%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner325631,4541,9771,8321,095485172
Renter1394215084152441116318
Total1719841,9622,3922,0761,206548190

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 5,953 62%
 Single Guardian 1,318 14%
 Singles 1,790 19%
 Singles With Roommate 468 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 5,829 61%
 Households with Kids 3,700 39%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male144156156176180182203190202247243236204214243249244183151145
Female157152151162190201174194197221227200215233212215218203144116
Total301308307338370383377384399468470436419447455464462386295261

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 98685 has a small 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 98685 were primarily built in the 1990s. Looking at 98685 real estate data, the median home value of $260,400 is high 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 98685. Rentals in 98685 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 98685 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 26,156 99.8%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 18 0.1%
 Other Institutional 7 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 36 0.1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 6,055 61%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,555 16%
 Renter Occupied Households 1,919 19%
 Households Vacant 374 4%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 105 28%
 Rented & Unoccupied 5 1%
 For Sale Only 118 32%
 Sold & Unoccupied 23 6%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 45 12%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 78 21%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 98 5%
 1 Bedroom 187 10%
 2 Bedroom 649 33%
 3+ Bedroom 1,020 52%
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 $77,231 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 98685 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 98685 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 8,194 40%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 5,850 28%
 No Earnings 6,619 32%
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 8,194 40%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 5,850 28%
 No Earnings 6,619 32%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 10,647 86.9%
 Public transportation 502 4.1%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 27 0.2%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 175 1.4%
 Worked at Home 903 7.4%
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 369 4%
 High School Graduate 3,884 46%
 Associate's degree 917 11%
 Bachelor's degree 1,999 24%
 Master's degree 730 9%
 Professional school degree 290 3%
 Doctorate degree 266 3%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 4,726 78.4%
 Enrolled in Private School 649 10.8%
 Not Enrolled in School 656 10.9%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 98685

ZIP Code 98685 is in the Vancouver School District. There are 8 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 98685.

Chinook Elementary School
1900 NW Bliss Rd
Vancouver, WA 98685
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Vancouver School District
Alki Middle School
1800 NW Bliss Rd
Vancouver, WA 98685
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Vancouver School District
Felida Elementary School
2700 NW 119th St
Vancouver, WA 98685
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Vancouver School District
Sacajawea Elementary School
700 NE 112th St
Vancouver, WA 98685
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Vancouver School District
Salmon Creek Elementary
1601 NE 129th St
Vancouver, WA 98685
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Vancouver School District
Jefferson Middle School
3000 NW 119th St
Vancouver, WA 98685
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Vancouver School District
Skyview High School
1300 NW 139th St
Vancouver, WA 98685
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Vancouver School District
Kindercare Learning Center #1610
13315 NE 12th Ave
Vancouver, WA 98685
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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