Mountlake Terrace, WA 98043 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 98043: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Mountlake Terrace, WA 98043

Acceptable Alternative
Mountlake Ter, WA 98043

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 589
  • Single Family Addresses: 6,654
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 2,029
  • County: Snohomish County
  • Centroid: Latitude 47.792, Longitude -122.304
  • Time Zone: Pacific Time Zone (UTC -8 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Mountlake Terrace, WA 98043 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 20,957
Population in Households 20,835
Population in Familes 15,562
Population in Group Qrtrs 122
Population Density1 4,965
Diversity Index2 62


Total Households 8,599
Average Household Size 2.42
Family Households 5,111
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 9,084 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,137 (56.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,462 (38.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 485 ( 5.3%)
Median Home Value $285,636
Average Home Value $306,750


Median Household Income $57,564
Average Household Income $68,424
Per Capita Income $28,276
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.76% 1.13%
Households 0.72% 1.11%
Families 0.59% 1.04%
Median Household Income   1.64%
Per Capita Income   1.66%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Mountlake Terrace, WA 98043 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 98043 to the other 585 ZIP Codes in Washington by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 158 73rd
Population Density1 # 44 93rd
Diversity Index2 # 110 81st
Median Household Income # 213 64th
Per Capita Income # 258 56th

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