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ZIP Code 98255

Primary City:Hamilton, WA (View All Cities)
ZIP Type: PO Box (Reserve a PO Box)
County: Skagit County
Timezone: Pacific (12:14pm)
Area code: 360 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:48.522, -121.990
ZIP (~400 yard radius)

Cities in ZIP code 98255

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 98255. 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 98255. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 98255, 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:
Hamilton, WA

Stats and Demographics for the 98255 ZIP Code

ZIP code 98255 is located in north 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 98255 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 extremely large. There are also a small number of families and a slightly higher than average number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 98255 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 245
Population Density 470 people per sq mi
Housing Units 119
Median Home Value $93,300
Land Area 0.52 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 94
Median Household Income $40,469

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 39Male Median Age: 42Female Median Age: 35

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


 Male 121 49%
 Female 124 51%


 White 216 88%
 Black Or African American 0 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 6 2%
 Asian 0 0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0%
 Other Race 11 4%
 Two Or More Races 12 5%

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 43 46%
 Single Guardian 18 19%
 Singles 19 20%
 Singles With Roommate 14 15%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 64 68%
 Households with Kids 30 32%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 98255 has a slightly higher than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 98255 were primarily built in the 1970s or 1939 or earlier. Looking at 98255 real estate data, the median home value of $93,300 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. Rentals in 98255 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 98255 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 245 100%
 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 36 30%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 25 21%
 Renter Occupied Households 33 28%
 Households Vacant 25 21%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 2 8%
 Rented & Unoccupied 1 4%
 For Sale Only 5 20%
 Sold & Unoccupied 3 12%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 9 36%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 5 20%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 7 20%
 2 Bedroom 0 0%
 3+ Bedroom 28 80%
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 $40,469 is compared to the rest of the country.

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. Instead of a commute, a higher percentage of people in 98255 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. However, that is not the case in 98255. It has a much lower than average number of people that make it to work in under half an hour. Having to travel to work for over 45 minutes isn't uncommon for people who live here.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 51 20%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 51 20%
 No Earnings 154 60%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 51 20%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 51 20%
 No Earnings 154 60%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 65 88%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 0 0%
 Worked at Home 9 12%
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. A very small percentage of people in the area attended and graduated college.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 72 58%
 High School Graduate 44 35%
 Associate's degree 4 3%
 Bachelor's degree 0 0%
 Master's degree 3 2%
 Professional school degree 0 0%
 Doctorate degree 1 1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 62 60%
 Enrolled in Private School 31 30%
 Not Enrolled in School 11 11%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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