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ZIP Code 98272

Primary City:Monroe, WA (View All Cities)
County: Snohomish County
Timezone: Pacific (3:01am)
Coordinates:47.9, -121.8
ZIP (~14 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 98272

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 98272. 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 98272. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 98272, 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:
Monroe, WA
Unacceptable:
Novelty

Stats and Demographics for the 98272 ZIP Code

ZIP code 98272 is located in north Washington and covers a slightly higher 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 98272 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 slightly less than average number of single adults and a slightly higher than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 98272 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 27,942
Population Density 256 people per sq mi
Housing Units 9,398
Median Home Value $282,900
Land Area 109.28 sq mi
Water Area 0.77 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 8,822
Median Household Income $78,070

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 36Male Median Age: 36Female Median Age: 36


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 59781,0091,987
5-91,0211,0012,022
10-149749651,939
15-199879661,953
20-249926411,633
25-291,1688051,973
30-341,2648972,161
35-391,2789572,235
40-441,4621,0432,505
45-491,2971,0262,323
50-541,1599352,094
55-598837201,603
60-646635741,237
65-69371377748
70-74255246501
75-79164201365
80-84113198311
85 Plus110242352

Gender

 Male 15,139 54%
 Female 12,803 46%
Gender

Race

 White 23,310 83.4%
 Black Or African American 672 2.4%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 348 1.2%
 Asian 669 2.4%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 92 0.3%
 Other Race 1,922 6.9%
 Two Or More Races 929 3.3%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-2469192261
25-348045671,371
35-441,5605262,086
45-541,7304352,165
55-641,2902551,545
65-74593146739
75-84295137432
85 Plus104119223

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 5,176 59%
 Single Guardian 1,308 15%
 Singles 1,710 19%
 Singles With Roommate 628 7%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 5,148 58%
 Households with Kids 3,674 42%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
1208188396
2176214390
3197202399
4199209408
5208209417
6205191396
7209188397
8184186370
9215227442
10210188398
11189183372
12191186377
13183213396
14201195396
15199220419
16198220418
17202215417
18191174365
19197137334
20190112302

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 98272 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities, nursing homes and universities nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 98272 were primarily built in the 1990s. Looking at 98272 real estate data, the median home value of $282,900 is high compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 98272 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 98272 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 98272 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 25,260 90.4%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 2,463 8.8%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 86 0.3%
 Other Institutional 9 0.0%
 College Student Housing 31 0.1%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 93 0.3%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 5,499 59%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 946 10%
 Renter Occupied Households 2,377 25%
 Households Vacant 576 6%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 114 19.8%
 Rented & Unoccupied 18 3.1%
 For Sale Only 136 23.6%
 Sold & Unoccupied 25 4.3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 103 17.9%
 For Migrant Workers 2 0.3%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 178 30.9%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 18 1%
 1 Bedroom 347 16%
 2 Bedroom 843 40%
 3+ Bedroom 896 43%
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 $78,070 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 98272 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. However, that is not the case in 98272. 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.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 8,447 38%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 6,159 28%
 No Earnings 7,354 33%
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 8,447 38%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 6,159 28%
 No Earnings 7,354 33%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 10,727 89.6%
 Public transportation 236 2.0%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 48 0.4%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 371 3.1%
 Worked at Home 594 5.0%
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 1,370 13.5%
 High School Graduate 5,748 56.5%
 Associate's degree 1,032 10.1%
 Bachelor's degree 1,434 14.1%
 Master's degree 418 4.1%
 Professional school degree 117 1.1%
 Doctorate degree 62 0.6%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 4,538 75.4%
 Enrolled in Private School 733 12.2%
 Not Enrolled in School 748 12.4%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 98272

ZIP Code 98272 is in the Monroe School District. There are 15 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 98272.

Out of District Special Ed
200 East Fremont
Monroe, WA 98272
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Monroe School District
Sky Valley Education Center
351 Short Columbia St
Monroe, WA 98272
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Monroe School District
Frank Wagner Elementary
115 Dickinson Rd
Monroe, WA 98272
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Monroe School District
Monroe Middle School
351 Short Columbia St
Monroe, WA 98272
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Monroe School District
Salem Woods Elementary School
12802 Wagner Rd
Monroe, WA 98272
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Monroe School District
Monroe Special Ed Preschool
200 East Fremont
Monroe, WA 98272
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Monroe School District
Fryelands Elementary
15286 Fryelands Blvd
Monroe, WA 98272
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Monroe School District
Park Place Middle School
Park Place Middle School
Monroe, WA 98272
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Monroe School District
Leaders in Learning
639 1/2 West Main St
Monroe, WA 98272
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Monroe School District
Monroe High School
17001 Tester Rd
Monroe, WA 98272
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Monroe School District
Monroe Christian School
1009 W Main St
Monroe, WA 98272
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Sky Valley Adventist School
200 Academy Way
Monroe, WA 98272
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Sonshine Preschool & Kindergarten
23515 Old Owen Rd
Monroe, WA 98272
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Monroe Montessori School
733 Village Way
Monroe, WA 98272
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Little Doves Preschool & Kindergarten
202 Dickinson Ave
Monroe, WA 98272
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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