Snohomish, WA 98296 ZIP Code Profile

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Clearview, WA | Snohomish, WA

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ZIP Code 98296: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Snohomish, WA 98296

Not Acceptable, USPS
Clearview, WA 98296

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 194
  • Single Family Addresses: 8,447
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 457
  • County: Snohomish County
  • Centroid: Latitude 47.823, Longitude -122.118
  • Time Zone: Pacific Time Zone (UTC -8 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Snohomish, WA 98296 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 26,997
Population in Households 26,969
Population in Familes 24,118
Population in Group Qrtrs 28
Population Density1 729
Diversity Index2 37


Total Households 9,050
Average Household Size 2.98
Family Households 7,355
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 9,445 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 8,003 (84.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,047 (11.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 395 ( 4.2%)
Median Home Value $456,141
Average Home Value $506,135


Median Household Income $110,915
Average Household Income $132,187
Per Capita Income $44,347
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.0% 1.37%
Households 0.88% 1.28%
Families 0.85% 1.26%
Median Household Income   1.33%
Per Capita Income   1.54%
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.

Snohomish, WA 98296 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 98296 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 # 103 83rd
Population Density1 # 178 70th
Diversity Index2 # 288 51st
Median Household Income # 10 98th
Per Capita Income # 49 92nd

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