Cathlamet, WA 98612 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 98612: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Cathlamet, WA 98612

Not Acceptable, USPS
Puget Island, WA 98612

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 137
  • Single Family Addresses: 1,023
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 16
  • County: Wahkiakum County
  • Centroid: Latitude 46.211, Longitude -123.335
  • Time Zone: Pacific Time Zone (UTC -8 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Cathlamet, WA 98612 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 2,837
Population in Households 2,789
Population in Familes 2,245
Population in Group Qrtrs 48
Population Density1 21
Diversity Index2 21


Total Households 1,258
Average Household Size 2.22
Family Households 847
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,487 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 977 (65.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 281 (18.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 229 (15.4%)
Median Home Value $217,932
Average Home Value $237,538


Median Household Income $40,586
Average Household Income $54,382
Per Capita Income $24,500
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.45% 0.52%
Households 0.57% 0.58%
Families 0.46% 0.54%
Median Household Income   2.52%
Per Capita Income   1.81%
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.

Cathlamet, WA 98612 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 98612 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 # 339 42nd
Population Density1 # 410 30th
Diversity Index2 # 472 19th
Median Household Income # 484 17th
Per Capita Income # 385 34th

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