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ZIP Code 98247

Post Office City:Everson, WA (View All Cities)
County: Whatcom County
Timezone: Pacific (7:43am)
Area code: 360 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:48.9, -122.3
ZIP (~8 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 98247

The list below includes the cities that the US Post Office accepts for ZIP code 98247. The preferred city may not be the city in which the ZIP is located. The city for 98247 is usually the name of the main post office. When mailing your package or letter, always include the preferred or acceptable cities. Using any city in the list of unacceptable cities may result in delays.

Primary/preferred city:
Everson, WA
Acceptable:
Nooksack
Unacceptable:
Strandell, Van Buren

Stats and Demographics for the 98247 ZIP Code

ZIP code 98247 is located in northwest 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 98247 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 large number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 98247 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 9,072
Population Density 142 people per sq mi
Housing Units 3,282
Median Home Value $267,900
Land Area 63.70 sq mi
Water Area 1.17 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 3,079
Median Household Income $57,694

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 35Male Median Age: 34Female Median Age: 35


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 5331355686
5-9322310632
10-14331372703
15-19398397795
20-24299301600
25-29315268583
30-34303257560
35-39264268532
40-44309330639
45-49333361694
50-54332292624
55-59299297596
60-64249264513
65-69180157337
70-7495100195
75-799583178
80-844955104
85 Plus3368101

Gender

 Male 4,537 50%
 Female 4,535 50%
Gender

Race

 White 7,211 79.5%
 Black Or African American 35 0.4%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 390 4.3%
 Asian 110 1.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 11 0.1%
 Other Race 922 10.2%
 Two Or More Races 393 4.3%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-243181112
25-34257211468
35-44399191590
45-54556164720
55-6453179610
65-7428037317
75-8415928187
85 Plus581775

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,945 63%
 Single Guardian 443 14%
 Singles 540 18%
 Singles With Roommate 151 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 1,857 60%
 Households with Kids 1,222 40%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
16584149
28871159
35366119
45164115
57152123
65766123
76167128
86862130
96563128
107378151
116965134
126762129
135381134
146986155
157682158
168183164
178193174
188585170
197554129
206056116

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 98247 has a small percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 98247 were primarily built in the 1970s or the 1990s. Looking at 98247 real estate data, the median home value of $267,900 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 98247. Rentals in 98247 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 $500-$749/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 98247 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 9,060 99.9%
 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 12 0.1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 1,659 51%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 612 19%
 Renter Occupied Households 808 25%
 Households Vacant 203 6%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 45 22%
 Rented & Unoccupied 4 2%
 For Sale Only 34 17%
 Sold & Unoccupied 7 3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 28 14%
 For Migrant Workers 7 3%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 78 38%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 13 2%
 1 Bedroom 162 20%
 2 Bedroom 301 37%
 3+ Bedroom 331 41%
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 $57,694 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 98247 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. A slightly higher than average number of commuters in 98247 can expect to fall in that range. 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.

For more information, see Everson, WA poverty.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 2,569 35%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,504 34%
 No Earnings 2,342 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 2,569 35%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,504 34%
 No Earnings 2,342 32%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 3,811 88.6%
 Public transportation 31 0.7%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 23 0.5%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 113 2.6%
 Worked at Home 323 7.5%
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. Despite the lower high school graduation rates, compared to other ZIPs, a much higher percentage of the population has received a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 1,019 17.5%
 High School Graduate 3,300 56.5%
 Associate's degree 438 7.5%
 Bachelor's degree 809 13.9%
 Master's degree 165 2.8%
 Professional school degree 89 1.5%
 Doctorate degree 18 0.3%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,725 66.1%
 Enrolled in Private School 628 24.1%
 Not Enrolled in School 256 9.8%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 98247

ZIP Code 98247 is in the following school districts: Meridian School District and Nooksack Valley School District. There are 6 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 98247.

Meridian Parent Partnership Program
960 E. Hemmi Road
Everson, WA 98247
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Meridian School District
Nooksack Valley Middle School
404 W. Columbia St.
Everson, WA 98247
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Nooksack Valley School District
Everson Elementary
216 Everson Goshen Rd.
Everson, WA 98247
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Nooksack Valley School District
Nooksack Elementary
3333 Breckenridge Rd.
Everson, WA 98247
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Nooksack Valley School District
Nooksack Valley Special Services
3326 E. Badger Road
Everson, WA 98247
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Nooksack Valley School District
Nooksack Valley High School
3326 East Badger Road
Everson, WA 98247
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Nooksack Valley School District

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