Arlington, WA 98223 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 98223: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Arlington, WA 98223

Not Acceptable, USPS
Bryant, WA 98223
Oso, WA 98223
Smokey Point, WA 98223

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 1,198
  • Single Family Addresses: 14,123
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 915
  • County: Snohomish County
  • Centroid: Latitude 48.182, Longitude -121.98
  • Time Zone: Pacific Time Zone (UTC -8 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Arlington, WA 98223 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 44,098
Population in Households 43,877
Population in Familes 36,467
Population in Group Qrtrs 221
Population Density1 120
Diversity Index2 34


Total Households 15,983
Average Household Size 2.75
Family Households 11,569
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 17,274 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 11,773 (68.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 4,210 (24.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,291 ( 7.5%)
Median Home Value $312,994
Average Home Value $358,566


Median Household Income $68,282
Average Household Income $81,729
Per Capita Income $29,794
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.8% 1.29%
Households 0.71% 1.22%
Families 0.65% 1.19%
Median Household Income   2.72%
Per Capita Income   1.78%
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.

Arlington, WA 98223 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 98223 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 # 25 96th
Population Density1 # 297 49th
Diversity Index2 # 318 46th
Median Household Income # 114 81st
Per Capita Income # 216 63rd

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