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ZIP Code 98817

Post Office City:Chelan Falls, WA (View All Cities)
ZIP Type: PO Box (Reserve a PO Box)
County: Chelan County
Timezone: Pacific (5:19pm)
Area code: 509 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:47.9, -120.1
ZIP (~19 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 98817

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Primary/preferred city:
Chelan Falls, WA

Stats and Demographics for the 98817 ZIP Code

ZIP code 98817 is located in northern 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 98817 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 98817 ZIP code is extremely large compared to other areas of the country.

For more information, see Chelan Falls, WA population.

Population 366
Population Density 373 people per sq mi
Housing Units 144
Median Home Value $185,400
Land Area 0.98 sq mi
Water Area 0.35 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 115
Median Household Income $17,589

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 33Male Median Age: 32Female Median Age: 33

Under 5171734
85 Plus101


 Male 192 52%
 Female 174 48%


 White 208 56.8%
 Black Or African American 0 0.0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 2 0.5%
 Asian 1 0.3%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 145 39.6%
 Two Or More Races 10 2.7%

Head of Household by Age

85 Plus101

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 75 65%
 Single Guardian 16 14%
 Singles 17 15%
 Singles With Roommate 7 6%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 62 54%
 Households with Kids 53 46%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 98817 has a slightly higher than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 98817 were primarily built in the 1980s or 1939 or earlier. Looking at 98817 real estate data, the median home value of $185,400 is slightly higher than average compared to the rest of the country. Rentals in 98817 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 98817 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 366 100%
 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 54 38%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 33 23%
 Renter Occupied Households 28 19%
 Households Vacant 29 20%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 0 0%
 Rented & Unoccupied 1 3%
 For Sale Only 4 14%
 Sold & Unoccupied 1 3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 17 59%
 For Migrant Workers 5 17%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 1 3%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 0 0%
 2 Bedroom 14 30%
 3+ Bedroom 32 70%
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 $17,589 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. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 98817 has very few people that work at home. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. The commute in 98817 is that short for a higher percentage of workers than almost anywhere in the United States. Many commuters should consider themselves lucky that they don't have a longer commute. 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 102 38%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 44 16%
 No Earnings 123 46%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 102 38%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 44 16%
 No Earnings 123 46%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 130 100%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 0 0%
 Worked at Home 0 0%
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. The area has a less than average percentage of people who have a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 50 20%
 High School Graduate 174 70%
 Associate's degree 12 5%
 Bachelor's degree 14 6%
 Master's degree 0 0%
 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 38 40%
 Enrolled in Private School 31 33%
 Not Enrolled in School 26 27%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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