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ZIP Code 98396

Primary City:Wilkeson, WA (View All Cities)
ZIP Type: PO Box (Reserve a PO Box)
County: Pierce County
Timezone: Pacific (10:30pm)
Coordinates:47.0, -121.8
ZIP (~26 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 98396

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 98396. 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 98396. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 98396, 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:
Wilkeson, WA

Stats and Demographics for the 98396 ZIP Code

ZIP code 98396 is located in central 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 98396 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 single adults and a large number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 98396 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 662
Population Density 48 people per sq mi
Housing Units 239
Median Home Value $225,000
Land Area 13.72 sq mi
Water Area 0.02 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 232
Median Household Income $73,875

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 36Male Median Age: 34Female Median Age: 38

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


 Male 340 51%
 Female 322 49%


 White 637 96.2%
 Black Or African American 3 0.5%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 2 0.3%
 Asian 1 0.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 11 1.7%
 Two Or More Races 8 1.2%

Head of Household by Age

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

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 145 63%
 Single Guardian 35 15%
 Singles 41 18%
 Singles With Roommate 11 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 139 60%
 Households with Kids 93 40%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 98396 has a small percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 98396 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 98396 real estate data, the median home value of $225,000 is slightly higher than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 98396 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 98396 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 98396 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 662 100%
 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 157 66%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 38 16%
 Renter Occupied Households 37 15%
 Households Vacant 7 3%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 5 71%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 2 29%
 Sold & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 0 0%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 0 0%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 5 16%
 2 Bedroom 16 52%
 3+ Bedroom 10 32%
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 $73,875 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 98396 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. 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 98396. It has a much lower than average number of people that make it to work in under half an hour. 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 158 38%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 117 28%
 No Earnings 139 34%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 158 38%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 117 28%
 No Earnings 139 34%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 221 92%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 6 2%
 Worked at Home 14 6%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The population is likely to value education because they are very well educated themselves. A much higher percentation of the population has received a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 15 8%
 High School Graduate 136 73%
 Associate's degree 11 6%
 Bachelor's degree 23 12%
 Master's degree 2 1%
 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 97 80%
 Enrolled in Private School 13 11%
 Not Enrolled in School 12 10%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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