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ZIP Code 98253

Primary City:Greenbank, WA (View All Cities)
County: Island County
Timezone: Pacific (1:44am)
Coordinates:48.10, -122.58
ZIP (~4 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 98253

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 98253. 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 98253. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 98253, 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:
Greenbank, WA

Stats and Demographics for the 98253 ZIP Code

ZIP code 98253 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 98253 are primarily white. The number of seniors is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is extremely 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 98253 ZIP code is extremely small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 1,837
Population Density 148 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,470
Median Home Value $385,500
Land Area 12.40 sq mi
Water Area 6.14 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 896
Median Household Income $60,605

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 58Male Median Age: 58Female Median Age: 58


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 5162137
5-9272754
10-14322355
15-19323365
20-24252045
25-29262046
30-34201737
35-39272956
40-44403575
45-49494796
50-547594169
55-59129151280
60-64112123235
65-69113124237
70-748067147
75-795349102
80-84312354
85 Plus252247

Gender

 Male 912 50%
 Female 925 50%
Gender

Race

 White 1,758 95.7%
 Black Or African American 11 0.6%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 16 0.9%
 Asian 18 1.0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 3 0.2%
 Two Or More Races 31 1.7%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-24099
25-34162137
35-44482270
45-5411823141
55-6425929288
65-7420911220
75-84937100
85 Plus29231

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 532 59%
 Single Guardian 66 7%
 Singles 231 26%
 Singles With Roommate 67 7%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 788 88%
 Households with Kids 108 12%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
1055
25510
3459
4437
5639
6459
74610
8549
98917
105510
116511
128715
137512
14617
155611
1671017
179716
187512
19459
208210

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 98253 has an extremely large percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 98253 were primarily built in the 1990s or the 2000s. Looking at 98253 real estate data, the median home value of $385,500 is extremely high compared to the rest of the country. It is also high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 98253. Rentals in 98253 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 $1,000+/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 98253 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 1,837 100%
 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 498 34%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 274 19%
 Renter Occupied Households 124 8%
 Households Vacant 574 39%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 13 2.3%
 Rented & Unoccupied 1 0.2%
 For Sale Only 25 4.4%
 Sold & Unoccupied 0 0.0%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 489 85.2%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 46 8.0%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 15 11%
 2 Bedroom 59 44%
 3+ Bedroom 60 45%
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 $60,605 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 98253 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. ZIP code 98253 uses public transportation to get to work more than almost anywhere in the country. Pedestrians and cyclists beware. The area has some of lowest percentages of commutes without a vehicle in the country. Instead of a commute, a higher percentage of people in 98253 are able to work from home than most places in the nation. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. In 98253 though, the percentage of people that make it to work in under half an hour is among the lowest. The area has an extremely high percentage of people that most travel over 45 minutes to their place of employment. People that commute should be aware of the potentially long commute times.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 489 29%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 418 25%
 No Earnings 761 46%
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 489 29%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 418 25%
 No Earnings 761 46%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 464 68%
 Public transportation 110 16%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 14 2%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 0 0%
 Worked at Home 96 14%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

Compared to other ZIPs, 98253 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 21 3%
 High School Graduate 331 43%
 Associate's degree 39 5%
 Bachelor's degree 174 23%
 Master's degree 82 11%
 Professional school degree 75 10%
 Doctorate degree 45 6%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 25 100%
 Enrolled in Private School 0 0%
 Not Enrolled in School 0 0%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Nearby ZIP Codes