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ZIP Code 98856

Primary City:Twisp, WA (View All Cities)
County: Okanogan County
Timezone: Pacific (2:34pm)
Area code: 509 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:48.3, -120.3
ZIP (~28 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 98856

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 98856. 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 98856. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 98856, 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:
Twisp, WA

Stats and Demographics for the 98856 ZIP Code

ZIP code 98856 is located in north Washington and covers an extremely 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 98856 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of seniors is large. There are also a large number of single adults and a small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 98856 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 2,464
Population Density 5 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,587
Median Home Value $220,400
Land Area 453.41 sq mi
Water Area 0.33 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,198
Median Household Income $33,967

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 50Male Median Age: 50Female Median Age: 49


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 56855123
5-96862130
10-144865113
15-195050100
20-24393473
25-295374127
30-346868136
35-396472136
40-447175146
45-498583168
50-5495110205
55-59133135268
60-64133133266
65-698988177
70-747552127
75-79414081
80-84262450
85 Plus142438

Gender

 Male 1,220 50%
 Female 1,244 50%
Gender

Race

 White 2,375 96.4%
 Black Or African American 4 0.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 21 0.9%
 Asian 11 0.4%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 4 0.2%
 Other Race 9 0.4%
 Two Or More Races 40 1.6%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-2472027
25-346073133
35-4410150151
45-5414961210
55-6427661337
65-7416642208
75-847229101
85 Plus201131

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 524 44%
 Single Guardian 147 12%
 Singles 426 36%
 Singles With Roommate 101 8%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 952 79%
 Households with Kids 246 21%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
116521
2121022
3151227
4121022
5171532
6201535
76814
8121123
9131326
1061218
11111021
12111425
13112031
149918
15201030
1681220
17111021
1851318
196511
208311

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 98856 has a large percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 98856 were primarily built in the 2000s or the 1970s. Looking at 98856 real estate data, the median home value of $220,400 is slightly higher than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 98856 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 98856 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 98856 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 2,464 100%
 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 406 26%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 445 28%
 Renter Occupied Households 347 22%
 Households Vacant 389 25%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 28 7.2%
 Rented & Unoccupied 2 0.5%
 For Sale Only 21 5.4%
 Sold & Unoccupied 4 1.0%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 300 77.1%
 For Migrant Workers 1 0.3%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 33 8.5%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 43 14%
 2 Bedroom 165 53%
 3+ Bedroom 101 33%
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 $33,967 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 98856 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. More commuters in 98856 get to experience these short commute times than most other ZIP codes. 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 502 24%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 524 25%
 No Earnings 1,059 51%
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 502 24%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 524 25%
 No Earnings 1,059 51%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 713 87%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 65 8%
 Worked at Home 40 5%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

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 79 9%
 High School Graduate 481 53%
 Associate's degree 114 13%
 Bachelor's degree 163 18%
 Master's degree 63 7%
 Professional school degree 0 0%
 Doctorate degree 12 1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 266 75%
 Enrolled in Private School 79 22%
 Not Enrolled in School 12 3%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 98856

ZIP Code 98856 is in the Methow Valley School District. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 98856.

Methow Valley Independent L C
220 Hwy 20
Twisp, WA 98856
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Methow Valley School District

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