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ZIP Code 98944

Primary City:Sunnyside, WA (View All Cities)
County: Yakima County
Timezone: Pacific (2:39am)
Area code: 509 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:46.4, -119.9
ZIP (~21 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 98944

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 98944. 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 98944. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 98944, 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:
Sunnyside, WA

Stats and Demographics for the 98944 ZIP Code

ZIP code 98944 is located in south 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 98944 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of young adults is large. There are also an extremely large number of single parents and a small number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 98944 ZIP code is extremely large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 22,014
Population Density 38 people per sq mi
Housing Units 6,415
Median Home Value $131,700
Land Area 578.10 sq mi
Water Area 10.55 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 6,124
Median Household Income $36,703

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 27Male Median Age: 26Female Median Age: 28

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1,3191,1281,0901,057881792771672623593540466364276200147124126
Female1,2201,087993901775833747647603581535447349292249187190209
Total2,5392,2152,0831,9581,6561,6251,5181,3191,2261,1741,075913713568449334314335

Gender

 Male 11,169 51%
 Female 10,845 49%
Gender

Race

 White 10,649 48.4%
 Black Or African American 81 0.4%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 218 1.0%
 Asian 130 0.6%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 13 0.1%
 Other Race 10,387 47.2%
 Two Or More Races 536 2.4%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner72495702759655463312109
Renter3247745563852051508380
Total3961,2691,2581,144860613395189

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 3,294 54%
 Single Guardian 1,597 26%
 Singles 989 16%
 Singles With Roommate 244 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 4
 Households without Kids 2,817 46%
 Households with Kids 3,307 54%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male258281256266250223213213229219206245229191192212248212193168
Female237255250228232204196226229188214216166209172204182177166171
Total495536506494482427409439458407420461395400364416430389359339

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 98944 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 98944 were primarily built in the 1970s or the 1950s. Looking at 98944 real estate data, the median home value of $131,700 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 98944 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 98944 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. 2 bedrooms are also common and rent for $500-$749/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 98944 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 21,761 98.9%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 76 0.3%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 139 0.6%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 38 0.2%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 2,431 38%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,136 18%
 Renter Occupied Households 2,557 40%
 Households Vacant 291 5%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 86 30%
 Rented & Unoccupied 10 3%
 For Sale Only 49 17%
 Sold & Unoccupied 11 4%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 25 9%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 110 38%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 104 4%
 1 Bedroom 468 19%
 2 Bedroom 940 37%
 3+ Bedroom 1,012 40%
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 $36,703 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 98944 may not be as nice as other parts of town.

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. A slightly higher than average number of commuters in 98944 can expect to fall in that range. 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 5,128 33%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 5,492 35%
 No Earnings 4,996 32%
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 5,128 33%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 5,492 35%
 No Earnings 4,996 32%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 7,215 91%
 Public transportation 150 2%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 285 4%
 Worked at Home 241 3%
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 area has a less than average percentage of people who have a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 2,432 42.3%
 High School Graduate 2,549 44.4%
 Associate's degree 294 5.1%
 Bachelor's degree 161 2.8%
 Master's degree 241 4.2%
 Professional school degree 51 0.9%
 Doctorate degree 15 0.3%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 4,874 80%
 Enrolled in Private School 200 3%
 Not Enrolled in School 993 16%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 98944

ZIP Code 98944 is in the Sunnyside School District. There are 9 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 98944.

Chief Kamiakin Elementary School
1700 East Lincoln Ave
Sunnyside, WA 98944
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Sunnyside School District
Harrison Middle School
810 South 16th St
Sunnyside, WA 98944
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Sunnyside School District
Washington Elementary
800 East Jackson Ave
Sunnyside, WA 98944
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Sunnyside School District
Pioneer Elementary School
2101 East Lincoln
Sunnyside, WA 98944
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Sunnyside School District
Sierra Vista Middle School
916 North 16 St
Sunnyside, WA 98944
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Sunnyside School District
Sun Valley Elementary School
1220 North 16th St
Sunnyside, WA 98944
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Sunnyside School District
Sunnyside High School
1801 East Edison Ave
Sunnyside, WA 98944
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Sunnyside School District
Trinity Reformed Christian School
1505 Grant Ave
Sunnyside, WA 98944
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Private
Sunnyside Christian School
811 North Ave
Sunnyside, WA 98944
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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