Ariel, WA 98603 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 98603: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Ariel, WA 98603

Not Acceptable, USPS
Yale, WA 98603

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 28
  • Single Family Addresses: 291
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Cowlitz County
  • Centroid: Latitude 45.996, Longitude -122.449
  • Time Zone: Pacific Time Zone (UTC -8 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Ariel, WA 98603 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 1,044
Daytime Population: Workers 128
Daytime Population: Residents 609
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 737
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.71
Population in Households 1,044
Population in Familes 863
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 26
Diversity Index3 13


Median Household Income $53,367
Average Household Income $62,702
Per Capita Income $24,624


Total Housing Units 566 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 334 (59.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 76 (13.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 156 (27.6%)
Median Home Value $300,000
Average Home Value $371,033


Total Households 410
Average Household Size 2.55
Family Households 292
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.01% 0.11%
Households -0.1% 0.05%
Families -0.14% 0.0%
Median Household Income   1.91%
Per Capita Income   2.93%

Ariel, WA 98603 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 98603 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 # 419 29th
Population Density # 401 32nd
Diversity Index # 559 4th
Median Household Income # 315 46th
Per Capita Income # 421 28th

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