Shelton, WA 98584 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 98584: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Shelton, WA 98584

Acceptable Alternative
Skok, WA 98584
Skokomish Nation, WA 98584

Not Acceptable, USPS
Harstine, WA 98584
Kamilche, WA 98584
Skokomish, WA 98584

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 1,008
  • Single Family Addresses: 13,211
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 317
  • County: Mason County
  • Centroid: Latitude 47.203, Longitude -123.099
  • Time Zone: Pacific Time Zone (UTC -8 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Shelton, WA 98584 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 37,060
Population in Households 34,789
Population in Familes 27,211
Population in Group Qrtrs 2,271
Population Density1 126
Diversity Index2 49


Total Households 13,683
Average Household Size 2.54
Family Households 9,143
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 16,760 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 9,853 (58.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,830 (22.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 3,077 (18.4%)
Median Home Value $212,170
Average Home Value $248,011


Median Household Income $49,373
Average Household Income $61,496
Per Capita Income $23,802
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.32% 0.31%
Households 0.21% 0.29%
Families 0.15% 0.25%
Median Household Income   2.9%
Per Capita Income   3.55%
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.

Shelton, WA 98584 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 98584 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 # 50 92nd
Population Density1 # 298 49th
Diversity Index2 # 207 65th
Median Household Income # 386 34th
Per Capita Income # 443 24th

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