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ZIP Code 98908

Primary City:Yakima, WA (View All Cities)
County: Yakima County
Timezone: Pacific (10:09pm)
Area code: 509 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:46.6, -120.8
ZIP (~17 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 98908

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 98908. 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 98908. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 98908, 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

Stats and Demographics for the 98908 ZIP Code

ZIP code 98908 is located in south Washington and covers a slightly higher 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 98908 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is large while the number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is large. There are also a slightly higher than average number of families and a slightly less than average number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 98908 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 35,240
Population Density 357 people per sq mi
Housing Units 14,656
Median Home Value $203,300
Land Area 98.81 sq mi
Water Area 0.26 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 14,064
Median Household Income $58,891

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 41Male Median Age: 40Female Median Age: 42

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1,0801,1581,2531,2428869569819849891,1591,2661,2181,208861629500359292
Female1,0861,1461,2361,1179141,0011,0121,0551,0461,2621,3141,4111,218993709610498591
Total2,1662,3042,4892,3591,8001,9571,9932,0392,0352,4212,5802,6292,4261,8541,3381,110857883

Gender

 Male 17,021 48%
 Female 18,219 52%
Gender

Race

 White 29,966 85.0%
 Black Or African American 312 0.9%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 390 1.1%
 Asian 779 2.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 40 0.1%
 Other Race 2,673 7.6%
 Two Or More Races 1,080 3.1%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner778381,4102,1732,4191,6861,094455
Renter4241,038723599432262220214
Total5011,8762,1332,7722,8511,9481,314669

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 7,860 56%
 Single Guardian 1,990 14%
 Singles 3,460 25%
 Singles With Roommate 754 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 9,634 69%
 Households with Kids 4,430 31%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male206240232214239207231250231254253223265258266293272238173177
Female231218238204209230245211251266239256219256234225245253160168
Total437458470418448437476461482520492479484514500518517491333345

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 98908 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 98908 were primarily built in the 1970s or the 1990s. Looking at 98908 real estate data, the median home value of $203,300 is slightly higher 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 98908. Rentals in 98908 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. 2 bedrooms are also common and rent for $750-$999/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 98908 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 35,155 99.8%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 73 0.2%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 12 0.0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 6,960 47%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 3,192 22%
 Renter Occupied Households 3,912 27%
 Households Vacant 592 4%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 176 29.7%
 Rented & Unoccupied 14 2.4%
 For Sale Only 149 25.2%
 Sold & Unoccupied 34 5.7%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 65 11.0%
 For Migrant Workers 2 0.3%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 152 25.7%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 29 0.7%
 1 Bedroom 853 20.5%
 2 Bedroom 1,617 38.8%
 3+ Bedroom 1,669 40.0%
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 $58,891 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 98908 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 98908 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 11,982 43%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 6,559 23%
 No Earnings 9,598 34%
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 11,982 43%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 6,559 23%
 No Earnings 9,598 34%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 14,917 91.3%
 Public transportation 230 1.4%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 74 0.5%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 470 2.9%
 Worked at Home 650 4.0%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The population has a much higher percentage of people with low education levels (less than high school) than normal. 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 1,572 14%
 High School Graduate 5,363 48%
 Associate's degree 1,078 10%
 Bachelor's degree 1,889 17%
 Master's degree 754 7%
 Professional school degree 390 3%
 Doctorate degree 199 2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 5,704 76.2%
 Enrolled in Private School 701 9.4%
 Not Enrolled in School 1,080 14.4%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 98908

ZIP Code 98908 is in the Naches Valley School District. There are 19 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 98908.

Naches Valley Primary School
2700 Old Naches Hwy
Yakima, WA 98908
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Naches Valley School District
Cottonwood Elementary School
1041 South 96th Ave
Yakima, WA 98908
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: West Valley School District (Yakima)
Ahtanum Valley Elementary
3006 South Wiley Rd
Yakima, WA 98908
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: West Valley School District (Yakima)
Apple Valley Elementary
7 North 88th Ave
Yakima, WA 98908
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: West Valley School District (Yakima)
Mountainview Elementary
830 Stone Rd
Yakima, WA 98908
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: West Valley School District (Yakima)
Summitview Elementary
6305 West Chestnut Ave
Yakima, WA 98908
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: West Valley School District (Yakima)
Wide Hollow Elementary
1000 South 72nd Ave
Yakima, WA 98908
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: West Valley School District (Yakima)
West Valley Middle School
1500 South 75th Ave
Yakima, WA 98908
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: West Valley School District (Yakima)
Gilbert Elementary School
4400 Douglas Dr
Yakima, WA 98908
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Yakima School District
Whitney Elementary
4411 West Nob Hill Blvd
Yakima, WA 98908
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Yakima School District
Wilson Middle School
902 South 44th Ave
Yakima, WA 98908
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Yakima School District
Early Childhood Center
4202 Tieton Dr
Yakima, WA 98908
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Yakima School District
West Valley Jr High School
7505 Zier Rd
Yakima, WA 98908
Grade Level: Middle/Secondary
District: West Valley School District (Yakima)
West Valley High School
9800 Zier Rd
Yakima, WA 98908
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: West Valley School District (Yakima)
West Valley High School Freshman Campus
9206 Zier Rd
Yakima, WA 98908
Grade Level: Other/Secondary
District: West Valley School District (Yakima)
Eisenhower High School
702 South 40th Ave
Yakima, WA 98908
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Yakima School District
Yakima Adventist Christian School
1200 City Reservoir Rd
Yakima, WA 98908
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
Montessori School of Yakima
511 N 44th Ave
Yakima, WA 98908
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Oakridge Montessori School
6403 Summitview Ave
Yakima, WA 98908
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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