Port Townsend, WA 98368 ZIP Code Profile


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ZIP Code 98368: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Port Townsend, WA 98368

Not Acceptable, USPS
Adelma Beach, WA 98368
Beckett Point, WA 98368
Discovery Bay, WA 98368
Fort Worden, WA 98368
Ft Worden, WA 98368
Glen Cove, WA 98368
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Mats Mats, WA 98368
Protection Is, WA 98368
Protection Island, WA 98368
Pt Townsend, WA 98368
Townsend, WA 98368

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 975
  • Single Family Addresses: 7,051
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 505
  • County: Jefferson County
  • Centroid: Latitude 48.117, Longitude -122.783
  • Time Zone: Pacific Time Zone (UTC -8 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Port Townsend, WA 98368 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 15,436
Population in Households 15,247
Population in Familes 10,642
Population in Group Qrtrs 189
Population Density1 254
Diversity Index2 23


Total Households 7,456
Average Household Size 2.04
Family Households 4,107
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 8,900 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,113 (57.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,343 (26.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,444 (16.2%)
Median Home Value $319,679
Average Home Value $360,908


Median Household Income $44,970
Average Household Income $61,293
Per Capita Income $29,885
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.73% 0.74%
Households 0.47% 0.6%
Families 0.37% 0.55%
Median Household Income   2.59%
Per Capita Income   1.68%
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.

Port Townsend, WA 98368 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 98368 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 # 190 68th
Population Density1 # 241 59th
Diversity Index2 # 451 23rd
Median Household Income # 405 31st
Per Capita Income # 211 64th

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