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ZIP Code 98288

Post Office City:Skykomish, WA (View All Cities)
ZIP Type: PO Box (Reserve a PO Box)
County: King County
Timezone: Pacific (9:43pm)
Coordinates:47.7, -121.3
ZIP (~12 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 98288

The list below includes the cities that the US Post Office accepts for ZIP code 98288. The preferred city may not be the city in which the ZIP is located. The city for 98288 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:
Skykomish, WA
Grotto, Scenic

Stats and Demographics for the 98288 ZIP Code

ZIP code 98288 is located in central 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 98288 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of seniors is large. There are also an extremely large number of single adults and an extremely small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 98288 ZIP code is extremely small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 333
Population Density 2 people per sq mi
Housing Units 515
Median Home Value $172,200
Land Area 211.54 sq mi
Water Area 4.19 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 172
Median Household Income $26,750

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 51Male Median Age: 52Female Median Age: 50

Under 551015
85 Plus213


 Male 191 57%
 Female 142 43%


 White 319 95.8%
 Black Or African American 3 0.9%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 4 1.2%
 Asian 3 0.9%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 1 0.3%
 Other Race 0 0.0%
 Two Or More Races 3 0.9%

Head of Household by Age

85 Plus112

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 56 33%
 Single Guardian 18 10%
 Singles 76 44%
 Singles With Roommate 22 13%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 146 85%
 Households with Kids 26 15%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 98288 has an extremely large percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are vacant. Homes in ZIP code 98288 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier or the 1970s. Looking at 98288 real estate data, the median home value of $172,200 is slightly higher than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 98288 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 98288 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. 1 bedrooms are also common and rent for $500-$749/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 98288 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

For more information, see Skykomish, WA house value.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 330 99%
 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 3 1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 67 13%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 67 13%
 Renter Occupied Households 38 7%
 Households Vacant 343 67%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 6 2%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 4 1%
 Sold & Unoccupied 4 1%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 313 91%
 For Migrant Workers 4 1%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 12 3%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 14 48%
 2 Bedroom 15 52%
 3+ Bedroom 0 0%
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 $26,750 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 98288 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. 98288 is extremely friendly to pedestrians/cyclists and the percentage of people using these transportation methods to commute to work are among the highest in the country. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. More commuters in 98288 get to experience these short commute times than most other ZIP codes. 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 40 22%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 47 26%
 No Earnings 96 52%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 40 22%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 47 26%
 No Earnings 96 52%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 47 66%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 19 27%
 Worked at Home 5 7%
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. 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 25 15%
 High School Graduate 97 59%
 Associate's degree 11 7%
 Bachelor's degree 24 15%
 Master's degree 7 4%
 Professional school degree 0 0%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 8 100%
 Enrolled in Private School 0 0%
 Not Enrolled in School 0 0%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 98288

ZIP Code 98288 is in the Skykomish School District. There are 2 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 98288.

Skykomish Elementary School
105 6th St. N
Skykomish, WA 98288
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Skykomish School District
Skykomish High School
105 6th St. N
Skykomish, WA 98288
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Skykomish School District

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