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ZIP Code 98843

Primary City:Orondo, WA (View All Cities)
County: Douglas County
Timezone: Pacific (12:29pm)
Area code: 509 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:47.7, -120.0
ZIP (~14 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 98843

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 98843. 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 98843. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 98843, 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:
Orondo, WA

Stats and Demographics for the 98843 ZIP Code

ZIP code 98843 is located in central 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 98843 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults 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 98843 ZIP code is extremely large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 1,817
Population Density 28 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,224
Median Home Value $308,300
Land Area 65.55 sq mi
Water Area 4.94 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 579
Median Household Income $54,514

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 34Male Median Age: 35Female Median Age: 33

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male81799376565460657181866655332110112
Female687580553743715555586448462818853
Total1491541731319397131120126139150114101613918165

Gender

 Male 1,000 55%
 Female 817 45%
Gender

Race

 White 1,305 71.8%
 Black Or African American 6 0.3%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 11 0.6%
 Asian 5 0.3%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 457 25.2%
 Two Or More Races 33 1.8%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner11947999847174
Renter1563775328560
Total168212415212652234

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 396 68%
 Single Guardian 69 12%
 Singles 94 16%
 Singles With Roommate 20 3%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 315 54%
 Households with Kids 264 46%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male1215161814121421182416191519171119161319
Female111713201020198182021917131016109106
Total2332293824323329364437283232272729252325

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 98843 has an extremely large percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are vacant. Homes in ZIP code 98843 were primarily built in the 1990s or the 2000s. Looking at 98843 real estate data, the median home value of $308,300 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 98843. Rentals in 98843 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 98843 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 1,797 99%
 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 20 1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 224 18%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 108 9%
 Renter Occupied Households 247 20%
 Households Vacant 645 53%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 4 0.6%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0.0%
 For Sale Only 7 1.1%
 Sold & Unoccupied 0 0.0%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 462 71.6%
 For Migrant Workers 85 13.2%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 87 13.5%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 13 5%
 1 Bedroom 36 13%
 2 Bedroom 79 29%
 3+ Bedroom 140 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 $54,514 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 98843 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. 98843 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. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. More commuters in 98843 get to experience these short commute times than most other ZIP codes. 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 504 44%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 415 37%
 No Earnings 214 19%
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 504 44%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 415 37%
 No Earnings 214 19%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 611 75.6%
 Public transportation 2 0.2%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 140 17.3%
 Worked at Home 55 6.8%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The percentage of people that did not graduate high school is among the highest in the nation. Slightly more than the average number of people in the area graduated college.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 281 53.6%
 High School Graduate 147 28.1%
 Associate's degree 26 5.0%
 Bachelor's degree 56 10.7%
 Master's degree 10 1.9%
 Professional school degree 4 0.8%
 Doctorate degree 0 0.0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 367 87.6%
 Enrolled in Private School 4 1.0%
 Not Enrolled in School 48 11.5%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 98843

ZIP Code 98843 is in the Orondo School District. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 98843.

Orondo Elementary and Middle School
100 Orondo School Rd
Orondo, WA 98843
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Orondo School District

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