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ZIP Code 98823

Primary City:Ephrata, WA (View All Cities)
County: Grant County
Timezone: Pacific (10:42am)
Area code: 509 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:47.3, -119.6
ZIP (~17 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 98823

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 98823. 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 98823. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 98823, 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:
Ephrata, WA

Stats and Demographics for the 98823 ZIP Code

ZIP code 98823 is located in central Washington and covers a large 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 98823 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 98823 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 11,055
Population Density 37 people per sq mi
Housing Units 4,576
Median Home Value $150,700
Land Area 298.26 sq mi
Water Area 0.48 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 4,000
Median Household Income $48,164

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 36Male Median Age: 34Female Median Age: 37


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 5441418859
5-9411413824
10-14457403860
15-19474443917
20-24331316647
25-29366311677
30-34340329669
35-39308313621
40-44356346702
45-49392382774
50-54368379747
55-59340329669
60-64275304579
65-69214222436
70-74165157322
75-79136133269
80-84112130242
85 Plus83158241

Gender

 Male 5,569 50%
 Female 5,486 50%
Gender

Race

 White 9,237 83.6%
 Black Or African American 82 0.7%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 114 1.0%
 Asian 114 1.0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 11 0.1%
 Other Race 1,180 10.7%
 Two Or More Races 317 2.9%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-2437155192
25-34295300595
35-44456225681
45-54590218808
55-64597126723
65-7439877475
75-8428079359
85 Plus11156167

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 2,201 55%
 Single Guardian 629 16%
 Singles 996 25%
 Singles With Roommate 174 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 2,506 63%
 Households with Kids 1,494 37%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
19088178
28376159
310183184
49183174
57984163
66290152
79274166
89879177
98086166
108677163
118086166
1211174185
138287169
149879177
1596110206
169693189
179895193
189685181
198860148
207758135

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 98823 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities and nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 98823 were primarily built in the 1950s or the 1970s. Looking at 98823 real estate data, the median home value of $150,700 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 98823 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 98823 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 98823 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 10,726 97.0%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 239 2.2%
 Juvenile Facilities 27 0.2%
 Nursing Facilities 29 0.3%
 Other Institutional 28 0.3%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 6 0.1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 1,852 40%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 912 20%
 Renter Occupied Households 1,236 27%
 Households Vacant 576 13%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 96 16.7%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0.0%
 For Sale Only 56 9.7%
 Sold & Unoccupied 5 0.9%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 307 53.3%
 For Migrant Workers 3 0.5%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 109 18.9%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 60 5%
 1 Bedroom 205 16%
 2 Bedroom 395 31%
 3+ Bedroom 619 48%
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 $48,164 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 98823 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. A slightly higher than average number of commuters in 98823 can expect to fall in that range. 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 2,940 36%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,003 24%
 No Earnings 3,254 40%
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 2,940 36%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,003 24%
 No Earnings 3,254 40%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 3,714 90%
 Public transportation 99 2%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 45 1%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 127 3%
 Worked at Home 139 3%
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 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 786 23.2%
 High School Graduate 1,752 51.7%
 Associate's degree 240 7.1%
 Bachelor's degree 525 15.5%
 Master's degree 60 1.8%
 Professional school degree 12 0.4%
 Doctorate degree 15 0.4%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 2,356 85%
 Enrolled in Private School 172 6%
 Not Enrolled in School 235 9%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 98823

ZIP Code 98823 is in the Ephrata School District. There are 10 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 98823.

Columbia Ridge Elementary
60 H SE
Ephrata, WA 98823
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Ephrata School District
Grant Elementary
451 3rd NW
Ephrata, WA 98823
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Ephrata School District
Parkway School
1011 Parkway Blvd
Ephrata, WA 98823
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Ephrata School District
Beezley Springs Elementary
501 C St NW
Ephrata, WA 98823
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Ephrata School District
Ephrata High School
333 4th Ave NW
Ephrata, WA 98823
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Ephrata School District
Ephrata Middle School
384 a SE
Ephrata, WA 98823
Grade Level: Middle/Secondary
District: Ephrata School District
Grant County Detention Center
303 Able Rd
Ephrata, WA 98823
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Ephrata School District
Sage Hills High School
35 K St SE
Ephrata, WA 98823
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Ephrata School District
St Rose of Lima Catholic School
520 Nat Washington Way
Ephrata, WA 98823
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
New Life Christian School
911 E Division Ave
Ephrata, WA 98823
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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