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ZIP Code 98844

Primary City:Oroville, WA (View All Cities)
County: Okanogan County
Timezone: Pacific (6:26am)
Area code: 509 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:48.9, -119.3
ZIP (~25 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 98844

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 98844. 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 98844. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 98844, 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:
Oroville, WA
Unacceptable:
Chesaw, Molson

Stats and Demographics for the 98844 ZIP Code

ZIP code 98844 is located in northeast Washington and covers a large 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 98844 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of seniors is large. There are also a slightly higher than average number of single adults and a slightly less than average number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 98844 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 4,740
Population Density 14 people per sq mi
Housing Units 3,038
Median Home Value $159,300
Land Area 330.60 sq mi
Water Area 6.37 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 2,001
Median Household Income $32,158

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 47Male Median Age: 46Female Median Age: 48

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male15612916515311699115124141171206215189168113854934
Female1211351311409985112116129165213206196156118855946
Total27726429629321518422724027033641942138532423117010880

Gender

 Male 2,428 51%
 Female 2,312 49%
Gender

Race

 White 3,871 81.7%
 Black Or African American 33 0.7%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 94 2.0%
 Asian 47 1.0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 2 0.0%
 Other Race 525 11.1%
 Two Or More Races 168 3.5%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner45314427638028716242
Renter58108120137113633816
Total6216126441349335020058

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,018 51%
 Single Guardian 254 13%
 Singles 603 30%
 Singles With Roommate 126 6%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 1,475 74%
 Households with Kids 526 26%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male3532362731213223223433263240283933312221
Female2417283031203024303123223223333331192418
Total5949645762416247526556486463617264504639

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 98844 has a large percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 98844 were primarily built in the 2000s or the 1980s. Looking at 98844 real estate data, the median home value of $159,300 is slightly less 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 98844. Rentals in 98844 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $300-$499/month including utilities. 2 bedrooms are also common and rent for $500-$749/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 98844 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 4,668 98.5%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 1 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 6 0.1%
 Nursing Facilities 1 0.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 64 1.4%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 678 22%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 670 22%
 Renter Occupied Households 653 21%
 Households Vacant 1,037 34%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 52 5.0%
 Rented & Unoccupied 4 0.4%
 For Sale Only 46 4.4%
 Sold & Unoccupied 8 0.8%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 791 76.3%
 For Migrant Workers 4 0.4%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 132 12.7%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 41 8%
 1 Bedroom 117 22%
 2 Bedroom 165 32%
 3+ Bedroom 199 38%
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 $32,158 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 98844 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. If you are a person that likes walking or biking to work, it will be a comfort for you to know that 98844 has a well above average number of people who do not use a vehicle to commute. Instead of a commute, a higher percentage of people in 98844 are able to work from home than most places in the nation. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. More commuters in 98844 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 1,140 31%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 865 23%
 No Earnings 1,678 46%
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 1,140 31%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 865 23%
 No Earnings 1,678 46%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 1,214 76%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 169 11%
 Worked at Home 221 14%
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 321 21%
 High School Graduate 970 63%
 Associate's degree 28 2%
 Bachelor's degree 86 6%
 Master's degree 106 7%
 Professional school degree 0 0%
 Doctorate degree 24 2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 602 84%
 Enrolled in Private School 27 4%
 Not Enrolled in School 90 13%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 98844

ZIP Code 98844 is in the Oroville School District. There are 2 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 98844.

Oroville Elementary
808 Main
Oroville, WA 98844
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Oroville School District
Oroville Middle-High School
1016 Ironwood
Oroville, WA 98844
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Oroville School District

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