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ZIP Code 98903

Primary City:Yakima, WA (View All Cities)
County: Yakima County
Timezone: Pacific (8:36pm)
Area code: 509 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:46.5, -120.8
ZIP (~25 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 98903

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 98903. 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 98903. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 98903, 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:
Yakima, WA
Acceptable:
Union Gap
Unacceptable:
Fairview, South Broadway, Sumach

Stats and Demographics for the 98903 ZIP Code

ZIP code 98903 is located in south 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 98903 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 large. There are also a slightly higher than average number of single parents and a slightly less than average number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 98903 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 14,517
Population Density 50 people per sq mi
Housing Units 5,648
Median Home Value $134,800
Land Area 289.21 sq mi
Water Area 0.21 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 5,353
Median Household Income $46,082

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 39Male Median Age: 38Female Median Age: 40

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male52447853055541144644441844752552245445840024920614493
Female483513480482387419421404419521533499454367267232154178
Total1,0079911,0101,0377988658658228661,0461,055953912767516438298271

Gender

 Male 7,304 50%
 Female 7,213 50%
Gender

Race

 White 11,076 76.3%
 Black Or African American 85 0.6%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 333 2.3%
 Asian 184 1.3%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 9 0.1%
 Other Race 2,296 15.8%
 Two Or More Races 534 3.7%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner66400567843852691447183
Renter105322261270198943717
Total1717228281,1131,050785484200

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 2,831 53%
 Single Guardian 982 18%
 Singles 1,195 22%
 Singles With Roommate 345 6%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 3,500 65%
 Households with Kids 1,853 35%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male1121051039883116829510213111383104991131201318710486
Female108106919810110892116969391107969396101107948479
Total220211194196184224174211198224204190200192209221238181188165

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 98903 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities and nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 98903 were primarily built in the 1970s or the 2000s. Looking at 98903 real estate data, the median home value of $134,800 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 98903 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 98903 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. 3+ bedrooms are also common and rent for $1,000+/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 98903 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 14,397 99.2%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 58 0.4%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 62 0.4%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 0 0.0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 2,503 44%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,546 27%
 Renter Occupied Households 1,304 23%
 Households Vacant 295 5%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 42 14%
 Rented & Unoccupied 9 3%
 For Sale Only 87 29%
 Sold & Unoccupied 20 7%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 46 16%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 91 31%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 17 1%
 1 Bedroom 104 8%
 2 Bedroom 638 47%
 3+ Bedroom 587 44%
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 $46,082 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 98903 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. More commuters in 98903 get to experience these short commute times than most other ZIP codes. It is very uncommon, compared to the rest of the US, for employees to have to travel more than 45 minutes to their place of employment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 4,351 37%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,196 27%
 No Earnings 4,332 36%
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 4,351 37%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,196 27%
 No Earnings 4,332 36%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 5,845 92.7%
 Public transportation 11 0.2%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 15 0.2%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 250 4.0%
 Worked at Home 185 2.9%
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 1,455 29.6%
 High School Graduate 2,572 52.4%
 Associate's degree 342 7.0%
 Bachelor's degree 326 6.6%
 Master's degree 147 3.0%
 Professional school degree 55 1.1%
 Doctorate degree 15 0.3%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 2,776 83.6%
 Enrolled in Private School 228 6.9%
 Not Enrolled in School 318 9.6%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 98903

ZIP Code 98903 is in the Union Gap School District. There are 4 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 98903.

Union Gap School
3201 South 4th St
Union Gap, WA 98903
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Union Gap School District
West Valley Preschool
3006 South Wiley Rd
Yakima, WA 98903
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: West Valley School District (Yakima)
Ridgeview Elementary
609 West Washington Ave
Yakima, WA 98903
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Yakima School District
La Salle High School
3000 Lightning Way
Union Gap, WA 98903
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Private

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