Amboy, WA 98601 ZIP Code Profile

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Amboy, WA | Chelatchie, WA

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ZIP Code 98601: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Amboy, WA 98601

Not Acceptable, USPS
Chelatchie, WA 98601

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 71
  • Single Family Addresses: 823
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 1
  • County: Clark County
  • Centroid: Latitude 45.864, Longitude -122.506
  • Time Zone: Pacific Time Zone (UTC -8 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 98601 has segments in 2 Counties (Clark, Cowlitz).

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Amboy, WA 98601 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 3,008
Population in Households 3,008
Population in Familes 2,632
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 99
Diversity Index2 17


Total Households 1,009
Average Household Size 2.98
Family Households 773
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,094 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 832 (76.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 177 (16.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 85 ( 7.8%)
Median Home Value $312,222
Average Home Value $358,413


Median Household Income $56,036
Average Household Income $73,655
Per Capita Income $24,707
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.42% 0.68%
Households 0.29% 0.57%
Families 0.21% 0.51%
Median Household Income   2.3%
Per Capita Income   2.32%
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.

Amboy, WA 98601 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 98601 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 # 332 43rd
Population Density1 # 311 47th
Diversity Index2 # 539 8th
Median Household Income # 232 61st
Per Capita Income # 374 36th

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