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ZIP Code 98264

Primary City:Lynden, WA (View All Cities)
County: Whatcom County
Timezone: Pacific (1:04pm)
Area code: 360 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:48.9, -122.4
ZIP (~8 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 98264

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 98264. 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 98264. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 98264, 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:
Lynden, WA

Stats and Demographics for the 98264 ZIP Code

ZIP code 98264 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 98264 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of seniors is large. There are also a large number of families and a small number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 98264 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 18,893
Population Density 331 people per sq mi
Housing Units 7,254
Median Home Value $279,000
Land Area 57.05 sq mi
Water Area 0.99 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 6,889
Median Household Income $57,026

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 38Male Median Age: 36Female Median Age: 40


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 57166561,372
5-96886621,350
10-147167521,468
15-197266861,412
20-245585231,081
25-295345621,096
30-345605431,103
35-395225391,061
40-445625801,142
45-496086721,280
50-546136711,284
55-595825661,148
60-64450497947
65-69397432829
70-74306381687
75-79247332579
80-84182288470
85 Plus175409584

Gender

 Male 9,142 48%
 Female 9,751 52%
Gender

Race

 White 16,642 88.1%
 Black Or African American 96 0.5%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 206 1.1%
 Asian 453 2.4%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 27 0.1%
 Other Race 1,040 5.5%
 Two Or More Races 429 2.3%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-2459179238
25-34549429978
35-447283941,122
45-541,0493091,358
55-649802031,183
65-74724192916
75-84496191687
85 Plus198209407

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 4,353 63%
 Single Guardian 749 11%
 Singles 1,563 23%
 Singles With Roommate 224 3%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 4,484 65%
 Households with Kids 2,405 35%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
1135125260
2129138267
3151135286
4180137317
5124106230
6155138293
7137140277
8128119247
9144159303
10141145286
11128159287
12150148298
13154156310
14143144287
15157123280
16156157313
17156157313
18147140287
19110109219
20121118239

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 98264 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 98264 were primarily built in the 1990s or the 2000s. Looking at 98264 real estate data, the median home value of $279,000 is 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 98264. Rentals in 98264 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 98264 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 18,716 99.1%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 116 0.6%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 61 0.3%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 3,413 47%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,370 19%
 Renter Occupied Households 2,106 29%
 Households Vacant 365 5%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 97 27%
 Rented & Unoccupied 10 3%
 For Sale Only 64 18%
 Sold & Unoccupied 15 4%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 56 15%
 For Migrant Workers 47 13%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 76 21%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 50 3%
 1 Bedroom 251 14%
 2 Bedroom 1,032 56%
 3+ Bedroom 521 28%
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 $57,026 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 98264 may not be as nice as other parts of town.

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 98264 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 5,192 37%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 4,053 29%
 No Earnings 4,798 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 5,192 37%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 4,053 29%
 No Earnings 4,798 34%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 7,227 90.0%
 Public transportation 95 1.2%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 22 0.3%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 177 2.2%
 Worked at Home 513 6.4%
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. 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 662 12%
 High School Graduate 3,118 54%
 Associate's degree 518 9%
 Bachelor's degree 880 15%
 Master's degree 296 5%
 Professional school degree 126 2%
 Doctorate degree 142 2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 2,733 66.7%
 Enrolled in Private School 951 23.2%
 Not Enrolled in School 415 10.1%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 98264

ZIP Code 98264 is in the Lynden School District. There are 12 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 98264.

Lynden Academy
200 South Bc Ave
Lynden, WA 98264
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Lynden School District
Fisher Elementary School
501 North 14th St
Lynden, WA 98264
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Lynden School District
Lynden Middle School
516 Main St
Lynden, WA 98264
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Lynden School District
Isom Elementary School
8461 Benson Rd
Lynden, WA 98264
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Lynden School District
Vossbeck Elementary School
1301 Bridgeview Dr
Lynden, WA 98264
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Lynden School District
Lynden Special Services
205 South Bc Ave
Lynden, WA 98264
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Lynden School District
Meridian Middle School
861 Ten Mile Rd
Lynden, WA 98264
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Meridian School District
Lynden High School
1201 Bradley Rd
Lynden, WA 98264
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Lynden School District
Ebenezer Christian School
9390 Guide Meridian Rd
Lynden, WA 98264
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Covenant Christian School
9088 Northwood Rd
Lynden, WA 98264
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Cornerstone Christian School
8872 Northwood Rd
Lynden, WA 98264
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
Lynden Christian School
417 Lyncs Dr
Lynden, WA 98264
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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