Lopez Island, WA 98261 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 98261: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Lopez Island, WA 98261

Not Acceptable, USPS
Port Stanley, WA 98261

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 204
  • Single Family Addresses: 1,123
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 15
  • County: San Juan County
  • Centroid: Latitude 48.448, Longitude -122.842
  • Time Zone: Pacific Time Zone (UTC -8 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Lopez Island, WA 98261 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 2,466
Population in Households 2,452
Population in Familes 1,805
Population in Group Qrtrs 14
Population Density1 81
Diversity Index2 23


Total Households 1,234
Average Household Size 1.99
Family Households 731
Average Family Size 2


Total Housing Units 2,601 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 921 (35.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 313 (12.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,367 (52.6%)
Median Home Value $496,405
Average Home Value $579,723


Median Household Income $47,140
Average Household Income $66,138
Per Capita Income $33,219
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.55% 0.76%
Households 0.39% 0.66%
Families 0.33% 0.59%
Median Household Income   2.61%
Per Capita Income   2.01%
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.

Lopez Island, WA 98261 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 98261 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 # 347 41st
Population Density1 # 325 45th
Diversity Index2 # 438 25th
Median Household Income # 374 36th
Per Capita Income # 151 74th

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