Oroville, WA 98844 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 98844: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Oroville, WA 98844

Not Acceptable, USPS
Chesaw, WA 98844
Molson, WA 98844

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 216
  • Single Family Addresses: 1,330
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 67
  • County: Okanogan County
  • Centroid: Latitude 48.946, Longitude -119.05
  • Time Zone: Pacific Time Zone (UTC -8 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Oroville, WA 98844 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 4,818
Population in Households 4,752
Population in Familes 3,735
Population in Group Qrtrs 66
Population Density1 17
Diversity Index2 60


Total Households 2,038
Average Household Size 2.33
Family Households 1,303
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 3,148 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,341 (42.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 697 (22.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,110 (35.3%)
Median Home Value $160,938
Average Home Value $222,837


Median Household Income $33,218
Average Household Income $47,031
Per Capita Income $20,206
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.56% 0.37%
Households 0.67% 0.43%
Families 0.62% 0.4%
Median Household Income   1.35%
Per Capita Income   1.57%
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.

Oroville, WA 98844 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 98844 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 # 296 50th
Population Density1 # 424 28th
Diversity Index2 # 119 80th
Median Household Income # 557 5th
Per Capita Income # 521 11th

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