Shaw Island, WA 98286 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 98286: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Shaw Island, WA 98286

  • ZIP Code Type: PO BOX
  • Businesses Addresses: 15
  • Single Family Addresses: 1
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: San Juan County
  • Centroid: Latitude 48.585, Longitude -122.927
  • Time Zone: Pacific Time Zone (UTC -8 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Shaw Island, WA 98286 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 247
Daytime Population: Workers 98
Daytime Population: Residents 114
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 212
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.86
Population in Households 245
Population in Familes 178
Population in Group Qrtrs 2
Population Density2 32
Diversity Index3 12


Median Household Income $58,974
Average Household Income $74,972
Per Capita Income $35,675


Total Housing Units 258 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 89 (34.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 28 (10.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 141 (54.7%)
Median Home Value $522,059
Average Home Value $617,416


Total Households 117
Average Household Size 2.09
Family Households 68
Average Family Size 3
  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.
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.17% 0.16%
Households 0.0% 0.34%
Families 0.0% 0.29%
Median Household Income   2.05%
Per Capita Income   2.37%

Shaw Island, WA 98286 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 98286 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 # 522 11th
Population Density # 389 34th
Diversity Index # 566 3rd
Median Household Income # 233 60th
Per Capita Income # 153 74th

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