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ZIP Code 98205

Post Office City:Everett, WA (View All Cities)
County: Snohomish County
Timezone: Pacific (1:25pm)
Area code: 425 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:48.00, -122.13
ZIP (~6 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 98205

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Primary/preferred city:
Everett, WA

Stats and Demographics for the 98205 ZIP Code

ZIP code 98205 is located in northern 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 98205 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 small number of single adults and a slightly higher than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 98205 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 12,283
Population Density 649 people per sq mi
Housing Units 4,599
Median Home Value $250,700
Land Area 18.93 sq mi
Water Area 2.44 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 4,340
Median Household Income $72,463

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

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

Under 5481468949
85 Plus425597


 Male 6,203 51%
 Female 6,080 49%


 White 10,595 86.3%
 Black Or African American 188 1.5%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 75 0.6%
 Asian 437 3.6%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 52 0.4%
 Other Race 346 2.8%
 Two Or More Races 590 4.8%

Head of Household by Age

85 Plus56864

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 2,523 58%
 Single Guardian 690 16%
 Singles 808 19%
 Singles With Roommate 319 7%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 2,510 58%
 Households with Kids 1,830 42%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 98205 has a small percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 98205 were primarily built in the 1990s or the 2000s. Looking at 98205 real estate data, the median home value of $250,700 is high compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly higher than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 98205. Rentals in 98205 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 $1,000+/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 98205 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 12,277 100.0%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 6 0.0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 3,060 67%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 514 11%
 Renter Occupied Households 766 17%
 Households Vacant 259 6%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 53 20%
 Rented & Unoccupied 4 2%
 For Sale Only 107 41%
 Sold & Unoccupied 21 8%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 24 9%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 50 19%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 14 2%
 2 Bedroom 258 45%
 3+ Bedroom 305 53%
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 $72,463 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 98205 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. Pedestrians and cyclists beware. The area has some of lowest percentages of commutes without a vehicle in the country. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. However, that is not the case in 98205. It has a much lower than average number of people that make it to work in under half an hour. It is much more common for employees to have to travel over 45 minutes to their place of employment than most parts of country which could indicate bad traffic or that people typically live far from where they work.

For more information, see Lake Stevens, WA unemployment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 3,893 43%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,358 26%
 No Earnings 2,779 31%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 3,893 43%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,358 26%
 No Earnings 2,779 31%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 5,119 91.6%
 Public transportation 231 4.1%
 Taxicab 12 0.2%
 Motorcycle 43 0.8%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 4 0.1%
 Worked at Home 178 3.2%
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. Despite the lower high school graduation rates, 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 893 11%
 High School Graduate 4,338 54%
 Associate's degree 1,070 13%
 Bachelor's degree 1,239 16%
 Master's degree 267 3%
 Professional school degree 99 1%
 Doctorate degree 75 1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,883 73.3%
 Enrolled in Private School 329 12.8%
 Not Enrolled in School 356 13.9%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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