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: 200
  • Single Family Addresses: 1,128
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 16
  • 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, 2017)


Total Population 2,435
Daytime Population: Workers 959
Daytime Population: Residents 1,191
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 2,150
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.88
Population in Households 2,421
Population in Familes 1,778
Population in Group Qrtrs 14
Population Density2 80
Diversity Index3 24


Median Household Income $51,745
Average Household Income $68,725
Per Capita Income $34,849


Total Housing Units 2,534 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 917 (36.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 313 (12.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,304 (51.5%)
Median Home Value $527,838
Average Home Value $604,607


Total Households 1,230
Average Household Size 1.97
Family Households 728
Average Family Size 2
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.3% 0.5%
Households 0.3% 0.48%
Families 0.23% 0.44%
Median Household Income   2.45%
Per Capita Income   2.62%

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, 2017 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 # 349 41st
Population Density # 330 44th
Diversity Index # 436 26th
Median Household Income # 345 41st
Per Capita Income # 160 73rd

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