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ZIP Code 99161

Primary City:Palouse, WA (View All Cities)
County: Whitman County
Timezone: Pacific (10:44am)
Area code: 509 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:46.9, -117.2
ZIP (~8 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 99161

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 99161. 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 99161. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 99161, 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:
Palouse, WA

Stats and Demographics for the 99161 ZIP Code

ZIP code 99161 is located in east 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 99161 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is large. There are also a small number of single parents and a large number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 99161 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 1,400
Population Density 19 people per sq mi
Housing Units 653
Median Home Value $148,300
Land Area 74.26 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 592
Median Household Income $50,789

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 45Male Median Age: 44Female Median Age: 46

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male333752591543303555506972504025121413
Female313542372339404252526860654127121119
Total64729496388270771071021371321158152242532

Gender

 Male 704 50%
 Female 696 50%
Gender

Race

 White 1,333 95.2%
 Black Or African American 0 0.0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 18 1.3%
 Asian 9 0.6%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 4 0.3%
 Two Or More Races 36 2.6%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner23880104125692720
Renter6342125201344
Total872101129145823124

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 368 62%
 Single Guardian 55 9%
 Singles 146 25%
 Singles With Roommate 23 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 418 71%
 Households with Kids 174 29%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male71065511966712131010121417883
Female6538698666897127615632
Total13159131120171212132022172219203214115

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 99161 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 99161 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 99161 real estate data, the median home value of $148,300 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 99161 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 99161 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 99161 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 1,386 99%
 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 14 1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 290 44%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 175 27%
 Renter Occupied Households 127 19%
 Households Vacant 61 9%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 14 23%
 Rented & Unoccupied 1 2%
 For Sale Only 10 16%
 Sold & Unoccupied 3 5%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 13 21%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 20 33%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 12 14%
 2 Bedroom 18 21%
 3+ Bedroom 57 66%
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 $50,789 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 99161 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 99161 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 413 39%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 276 26%
 No Earnings 360 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 413 39%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 276 26%
 No Earnings 360 34%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 481 83%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 11 2%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 38 7%
 Worked at Home 49 8%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

Compared to other ZIPs, 99161 has a very small percentage of people that did not graduate high school. 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 0.2%
 High School Graduate 175 42.4%
 Associate's degree 56 13.6%
 Bachelor's degree 102 24.7%
 Master's degree 54 13.1%
 Professional school degree 14 3.4%
 Doctorate degree 11 2.7%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 288 92%
 Enrolled in Private School 11 4%
 Not Enrolled in School 14 4%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 99161

ZIP Code 99161 is in the Palouse School District. There are 4 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 99161.

Palouse Elementary
600 East Alder St
Palouse, WA 99161
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Palouse School District
Palouse at Garfield Middle School
600 East Alder St
Palouse, WA 99161
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Palouse School District
Garfield at Palouse High School
600 East Alder
Palouse, WA 99161
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Garfield School District
Palouse High School
600 East Alder St
Palouse, WA 99161
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Palouse School District

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