Blaine, WA 98230 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 98230: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Blaine, WA 98230

Not Acceptable, USPS
Birch Bay, WA 98230

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 389
  • Single Family Addresses: 7,385
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 322
  • County: Whatcom County
  • Centroid: Latitude 48.962, Longitude -122.743
  • Time Zone: Pacific Time Zone (UTC -8 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Blaine, WA 98230 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)

POPULATION

Total Population 16,480
Population in Households 16,422
Population in Familes 13,272
Population in Group Qrtrs 58
Population Density1 366
Diversity Index2 34
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 6,827
Average Household Size 2.41
Family Households 4,595
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 9,195 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,891 (53.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,936 (21.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,368 (25.8%)
Median Home Value $284,545
Average Home Value $370,804
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $57,518
Average Household Income $79,790
Per Capita Income $33,162
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.68% 0.77%
Households 0.59% 0.72%
Families 0.51% 0.67%
Median Household Income   1.36%
Per Capita Income   1.74%
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.

Blaine, WA 98230 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 98230 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 # 182 69th
Population Density1 # 216 63rd
Diversity Index2 # 312 47th
Median Household Income # 214 64th
Per Capita Income # 152 74th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Washington Census Data Comparison Tool.