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ZIP Code 98923

Primary City:Cowiche, WA (View All Cities)
County: Yakima County
Timezone: Pacific (3:55pm)
Area code: 509 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:46.67, -120.72
ZIP (~3 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 98923

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 98923. 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 98923. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 98923, 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:
Cowiche, WA

Stats and Demographics for the 98923 ZIP Code

ZIP code 98923 is located in south 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 98923 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 an extremely small number of single adults and a large number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 98923 ZIP code is extremely large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 1,434
Population Density 238 people per sq mi
Housing Units 464
Median Home Value $144,200
Land Area 6.03 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 440
Median Household Income $54,000

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 33Male Median Age: 32Female Median Age: 34

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male566775695237474343485441392122975
Female506952593643503652435148262819131410
Total10613612712888809779959110589654941222115

Gender

 Male 735 51%
 Female 699 49%
Gender

Race

 White 1,116 77.8%
 Black Or African American 6 0.4%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 11 0.8%
 Asian 9 0.6%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 1 0.1%
 Other Race 234 16.3%
 Two Or More Races 57 4.0%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner220427464471710
Renter1346393220680
Total15668110684532510

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 300 68%
 Single Guardian 66 15%
 Singles 60 14%
 Singles With Roommate 14 3%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 224 51%
 Households with Kids 216 49%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male91319717101871512161517152010191379
Female1691251514131017915101081015912136
Total2522311232243117322131252723302528252015

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 98923 has a small percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 98923 were primarily built in the 1990s or the 2000s. Looking at 98923 real estate data, the median home value of $144,200 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 98923 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 98923 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 98923 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 1,434 100%
 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 0 0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 198 43%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 78 17%
 Renter Occupied Households 164 35%
 Households Vacant 24 5%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 7 29%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 4 17%
 Sold & Unoccupied 3 13%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 0 0%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 10 42%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 0 0%
 2 Bedroom 31 32%
 3+ Bedroom 67 68%
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 $54,000 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 98923 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 98923 has a well above average number of people who do not use a vehicle to commute. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 98923 has very few people that work at home. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. More commuters in 98923 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 226 30%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 246 33%
 No Earnings 274 37%
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 226 30%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 246 33%
 No Earnings 274 37%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 362 89.2%
 Public transportation 0 0.0%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 41 10.1%
 Worked at Home 3 0.7%
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.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 129 40%
 High School Graduate 197 60%
 Associate's degree 0 0%
 Bachelor's degree 0 0%
 Master's degree 0 0%
 Professional school degree 0 0%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 185 54.6%
 Enrolled in Private School 0 0.0%
 Not Enrolled in School 154 45.4%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 98923

ZIP Code 98923 is in the Highland School District. There are 3 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 98923.

Marcus Whitman-Cowiche Elementary
1181 Thompson Rd
Cowiche, WA 98923
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Highland School District
Highland High School
17000 Summitview
Cowiche, WA 98923
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Highland School District
Highland Junior High School
17000 Summitview
Cowiche, WA 98923
Grade Level: Middle/Secondary
District: Highland School District

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