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ZIP Code 98855

Primary City:Tonasket, WA (View All Cities)
County: Okanogan County
Timezone: Pacific (6:10pm)
Area code: 509 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:48.7, -119.3
ZIP (~30 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 98855

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 98855. 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 98855. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 98855, 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:
Tonasket, WA
Unacceptable:
Aeneas, Ellisford, Havillah, Nighthawk

Stats and Demographics for the 98855 ZIP Code

ZIP code 98855 is located in northeast Washington and covers an extremely 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 98855 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of seniors is extremely large. There are also a slightly less than average number of single parents and a slightly higher than average number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 98855 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 5,863
Population Density 9 people per sq mi
Housing Units 3,400
Median Home Value $138,600
Land Area 642.06 sq mi
Water Area 2.71 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 2,388
Median Household Income $39,643

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

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

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1881731922071211361371361421872292552952141541055359
Female170162149177127133127136168195273250227181153936594
Total358335341384248269264272310382502505522395307198118153

Gender

 Male 2,983 51%
 Female 2,880 49%
Gender

Race

 White 4,829 82.4%
 Black Or African American 23 0.4%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 100 1.7%
 Asian 34 0.6%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 2 0.0%
 Other Race 680 11.6%
 Two Or More Races 195 3.3%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner2210617836049635217549
Renter5498110129101813542
Total7620428848959743321091

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,296 54%
 Single Guardian 289 12%
 Singles 659 28%
 Singles With Roommate 144 6%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 1,752 73%
 Households with Kids 636 27%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male3131484239372929393635364144305147463324
Female3835422841292829352827263038424134352533
Total6966907080665758746462627182729281815857

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 98855 has a large 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 98855 were primarily built in the 1990s or the 2000s. Looking at 98855 real estate data, the median home value of $138,600 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 98855 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 98855 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. 3+ bedrooms are also common and rent for $500-$749/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 98855 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 5,724 97.6%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 2 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 62 1.1%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 75 1.3%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 842 25%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 896 26%
 Renter Occupied Households 650 19%
 Households Vacant 1,012 30%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 51 5.0%
 Rented & Unoccupied 6 0.6%
 For Sale Only 36 3.6%
 Sold & Unoccupied 20 2.0%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 694 68.6%
 For Migrant Workers 49 4.8%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 156 15.4%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 52 8%
 1 Bedroom 118 17%
 2 Bedroom 275 40%
 3+ Bedroom 239 35%
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 $39,643 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 98855 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 98855 has a well above average number of people who do not use a vehicle to commute. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. However, that is not the case in 98855. It has a much lower than average number of people that make it to work in under half an hour. It is much more common for employees to have to travel over 45 minutes to their place of employment than most parts of country which could indicate bad traffic or that people typically live far from where they work.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 1,473 30%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,477 30%
 No Earnings 1,983 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 1,473 30%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,477 30%
 No Earnings 1,983 40%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 1,948 84%
 Public transportation 24 1%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 231 10%
 Worked at Home 116 5%
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. 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 622 27.5%
 High School Graduate 1,100 48.6%
 Associate's degree 200 8.8%
 Bachelor's degree 195 8.6%
 Master's degree 132 5.8%
 Professional school degree 3 0.1%
 Doctorate degree 12 0.5%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 988 71%
 Enrolled in Private School 202 15%
 Not Enrolled in School 198 14%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 98855

ZIP Code 98855 is in the Tonasket School District. There are 4 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 98855.

Tonasket Elementary School
35es Hwy 20
Tonasket, WA 98855
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Tonasket School District
Tonasket Middle School
35ms Hwy 20
Tonasket, WA 98855
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Tonasket School District
Tonasket High School
35hs Hwy 20
Tonasket, WA 98855
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Tonasket School District
Peaceful Valley Christian School
32084 D Us Highway 97
Tonasket, WA 98855
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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