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ZIP Code 98862

Primary City:Winthrop, WA (View All Cities)
County: Okanogan County
Timezone: Pacific (11:48pm)
Area code: 509 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:48.7, -120.4
ZIP (~35 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 98862

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 98862. 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 98862. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 98862, 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:
Winthrop, WA

Stats and Demographics for the 98862 ZIP Code

ZIP code 98862 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 98862 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of seniors is large. There are also a small number of single parents and a slightly higher than average number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 98862 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 2,218
Population Density 5 people per sq mi
Housing Units 2,072
Median Home Value $281,700
Land Area 447.95 sq mi
Water Area 0.96 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,074
Median Household Income $46,597

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 52Male Median Age: 53Female Median Age: 52


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 55450104
5-9434992
10-145852110
15-19434689
20-24352863
25-29413374
30-34434386
35-396163124
40-446064124
45-497684160
50-54105115220
55-59142149291
60-64129116245
65-6910685191
70-746848116
75-79303363
80-84121628
85 Plus172138

Gender

 Male 1,123 51%
 Female 1,095 49%
Gender

Race

 White 2,132 96.1%
 Black Or African American 3 0.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 20 0.9%
 Asian 15 0.7%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 20 0.9%
 Two Or More Races 28 1.3%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-2451823
25-34364581
35-449251143
45-5417044214
55-6427744321
65-7416622188
75-84512071
85 Plus211233

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 592 55%
 Single Guardian 88 8%
 Singles 338 31%
 Singles With Roommate 56 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 859 80%
 Households with Kids 215 20%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
17916
2101020
3121123
4101020
510818
691322
710818
891221
95813
10131528
118816
12101121
1313922
1414923
1510818
1661218
1731215
1817825
197613
203710

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 98862 has an extremely large percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are vacant. Homes in ZIP code 98862 were primarily built in the 2000s or the 1990s. Looking at 98862 real estate data, the median home value of $281,700 is high compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly higher than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 98862. Rentals in 98862 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 98862 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 2,214 99.8%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 4 0.2%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 453 22%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 365 18%
 Renter Occupied Households 256 12%
 Households Vacant 998 48%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 32 3.2%
 Rented & Unoccupied 2 0.2%
 For Sale Only 33 3.3%
 Sold & Unoccupied 3 0.3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 887 88.9%
 For Migrant Workers 1 0.1%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 40 4.0%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 23 12%
 2 Bedroom 69 37%
 3+ Bedroom 96 51%
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 $46,597 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 98862 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. Instead of a commute, a higher percentage of people in 98862 are able to work from home than most places in the nation. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. More commuters in 98862 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 568 33%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 695 40%
 No Earnings 473 27%
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 568 33%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 695 40%
 No Earnings 473 27%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 897 78.1%
 Public transportation 4 0.3%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 104 9.1%
 Worked at Home 144 12.5%
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 62 7%
 High School Graduate 376 44%
 Associate's degree 61 7%
 Bachelor's degree 182 22%
 Master's degree 111 13%
 Professional school degree 29 3%
 Doctorate degree 24 3%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 143 53.4%
 Enrolled in Private School 98 36.6%
 Not Enrolled in School 27 10.1%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 98862

ZIP Code 98862 is in the Methow Valley School District. There are 5 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 98862.

Alternative Educational Experience
18 Twin Lakes Rd
Winthrop, WA 98862
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Methow Valley School District
Methow Valley Elementary
18 Twin Lakes Rd
Winthrop, WA 98862
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Methow Valley School District
Liberty Bell Jr Sr High School
24 Twin Lakes Rd
Winthrop, WA 98862
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Methow Valley School District
Methow Valley Community School
31 W Chewuch Rd
Winthrop, WA 98862
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Little Star Montessori School
509 Highway 20
Winthrop, WA 98862
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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