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ZIP Code 98940

Post Office City:Ronald, WA (View All Cities)
ZIP Type: PO Box (Reserve a PO Box)
County: Kittitas County
Timezone: Pacific (3:35pm)
Area code: 509 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:47.4, -121.2
ZIP (~19 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 98940

The list below includes the cities that the US Post Office accepts for ZIP code 98940. The preferred city may not be the city in which the ZIP is located. The city for 98940 is usually the name of the main post office. When mailing your package or letter, always include the preferred or acceptable cities. Using any city in the list of unacceptable cities may result in delays.

Primary/preferred city:
Ronald, WA

Stats and Demographics for the 98940 ZIP Code

ZIP code 98940 is located in central Washington and covers a slightly higher 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 98940 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 large number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 98940 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

For more information, see Ronald, WA population.

Population 760
Population Density 7 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,076
Median Home Value $238,200
Land Area 107.26 sq mi
Water Area 7.59 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 345
Median Household Income $42,964

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 49Male Median Age: 50Female Median Age: 48

Under 5161430
85 Plus4610


 Male 411 54%
 Female 349 46%


 White 717 94.3%
 Black Or African American 0 0.0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 5 0.7%
 Asian 8 1.1%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 1 0.1%
 Other Race 19 2.5%
 Two Or More Races 10 1.3%

Head of Household by Age

85 Plus808

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 192 56%
 Single Guardian 25 7%
 Singles 101 29%
 Singles With Roommate 27 8%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 268 78%
 Households with Kids 77 22%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 98940 has an extremely large percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are vacant. Homes in ZIP code 98940 were primarily built in the 1980s or the 1970s. Looking at 98940 real estate data, the median home value of $238,200 is high compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 98940 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 98940 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 98940 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 760 100%
 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 184 17%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 115 11%
 Renter Occupied Households 46 4%
 Households Vacant 731 68%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 10 1.4%
 Rented & Unoccupied 1 0.1%
 For Sale Only 17 2.3%
 Sold & Unoccupied 3 0.4%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 682 93.3%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 18 2.5%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 0 0%
 2 Bedroom 19 29%
 3+ Bedroom 46 71%
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 $42,964 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 98940 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. If you are a person that likes walking or biking to work, it will be a comfort for you to know that 98940 has a well above average number of people who do not use a vehicle to commute. Instead of a commute, a higher percentage of people in 98940 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. However, that is not the case in 98940. It has a much lower than average number of people that make it to work in under half an hour. It is much more common for employees to have to travel over 45 minutes to their place of employment than most parts of country which could indicate bad traffic or that people typically live far from where they work.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 254 47%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 92 17%
 No Earnings 192 36%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 254 47%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 92 17%
 No Earnings 192 36%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 243 76%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 46 14%
 Worked at Home 30 9%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

Compared to other ZIPs, 98940 has a very small percentage of people that did not graduate high school. 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 16 3%
 High School Graduate 261 53%
 Associate's degree 67 14%
 Bachelor's degree 137 28%
 Master's degree 15 3%
 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 23 100%
 Enrolled in Private School 0 0%
 Not Enrolled in School 0 0%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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