Skykomish, WA 98288 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 98288: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Skykomish, WA 98288

Not Acceptable, USPS
Grotto, WA 98288
Scenic, WA 98288

  • ZIP Code Type: PO BOX
  • Businesses Addresses: 33
  • Single Family Addresses: 1
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: King County
  • Centroid: Latitude 47.704, Longitude -121.305
  • Time Zone: Pacific Time Zone (UTC -8 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Skykomish, WA 98288 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 426
Daytime Population: Workers 1,164
Daytime Population: Residents 235
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,399
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 3.28
Population in Households 424
Population in Familes 255
Population in Group Qrtrs 2
Population Density2 1
Diversity Index3 19


Median Household Income $35,696
Average Household Income $43,785
Per Capita Income $22,452


Total Housing Units 590 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 169 (28.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 48 ( 8.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 373 (63.2%)
Median Home Value $185,526
Average Home Value $242,604


Total Households 217
Average Household Size 1.95
Family Households 98
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 1.44% 1.46%
Households 1.27% 1.43%
Families 1.34% 1.39%
Median Household Income   0.03%
Per Capita Income   2.01%

Skykomish, WA 98288 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 98288 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 # 492 16th
Population Density # 562 4th
Diversity Index # 522 11th
Median Household Income # 555 5th
Per Capita Income # 494 16th

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