Sumas, WA 98295 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 98295: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Sumas, WA 98295

Not Acceptable, USPS
Clearbrook, WA 98295

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 326
  • Single Family Addresses: 782
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Whatcom County
  • Centroid: Latitude 48.965, Longitude -122.203
  • Time Zone: Pacific Time Zone (UTC -8 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Sumas, WA 98295 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 2,955
Population in Households 2,954
Population in Familes 2,481
Population in Group Qrtrs 1
Population Density1 88
Diversity Index2 47


Total Households 1,092
Average Household Size 2.71
Family Households 775
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,218 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 704 (57.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 388 (31.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 126 (10.3%)
Median Home Value $281,068
Average Home Value $369,957


Median Household Income $54,279
Average Household Income $64,288
Per Capita Income $23,776
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 2.84% 2.13%
Households 2.69% 2.02%
Families 2.63% 2.01%
Median Household Income   1.16%
Per Capita Income   1.55%
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.

Sumas, WA 98295 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 98295 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 # 334 43rd
Population Density1 # 317 46th
Diversity Index2 # 214 64th
Median Household Income # 264 55th
Per Capita Income # 405 31st

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