Bow, WA 98232 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 98232: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Bow, WA 98232

Not Acceptable, USPS
Allen, WA 98232
Edison, WA 98232
Samish Island, WA 98232

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 159
  • Single Family Addresses: 1,575
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 1
  • County: Skagit County
  • Centroid: Latitude 48.562, Longitude -122.445
  • Time Zone: Pacific Time Zone (UTC -8 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Bow, WA 98232 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 4,025
Population in Households 3,994
Population in Familes 3,314
Population in Group Qrtrs 31
Population Density1 82
Diversity Index2 30


Total Households 1,596
Average Household Size 2.5
Family Households 1,129
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,859 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,290 (69.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 306 (16.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 263 (14.1%)
Median Home Value $412,264
Average Home Value $492,151


Median Household Income $70,793
Average Household Income $96,165
Per Capita Income $38,399
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.1% 0.4%
Households -0.04% 0.32%
Families -0.11% 0.3%
Median Household Income   2.49%
Per Capita Income   1.9%
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.

Bow, WA 98232 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 98232 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 # 312 47th
Population Density1 # 324 45th
Diversity Index2 # 341 42nd
Median Household Income # 96 84th
Per Capita Income # 85 86th

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