Anacortes, WA 98221 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 98221: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Anacortes, WA 98221

Acceptable Alternative
Decatur Is, WA 98221
Decatur Island, WA 98221

Not Acceptable, USPS
Guemes, WA 98221
Guemes Island, WA 98221
Similk Beach, WA 98221

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Skagit County
  • Centroid: Latitude 48.499, Longitude -122.607
  • Time Zone: Pacific Time Zone (UTC -8 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 98221 has segments in 2 Counties (San Juan, Skagit).

  • Businesses Addresses: 1,104
  • PO Box Addresses: 905
  • Residential Addresses: 10,083
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 470
    • Single Family Addresses: 9,613

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Database updated: April 1, 2020, Maps updated: May 1, 2020.

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  1. 98221 2019 Demographic Data
  2. Growth Rates for 98221 (Historical & 5-Year Forecast)
  3. Peer Comparisons (Rank and Percentile)
  1. Neighborhoods Demographics (Home Values, Household Income, etc.)
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  3. Washington Data Comparison Tool - 2019 Demographics

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Anacortes, WA 98221 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Anacortes, WA 98221 Housing Affordability Index is 75
State of Washington Housing Affordability Index is 95
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

Anacortes, WA 98221 Wealth Index is 165
State of Washington Wealth Index is 118
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 22,598
Population in Households 22,464
Population in Families 17,573
Population in Group Qrtrs 134
Population Density 399
Diversity Index1 27
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $72,476
Average Household Income $101,106
Per Capita Income $44,594
Wealth Index3 165

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 11,911 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 7,251 (60.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,714 (22.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,946 (16.3%)
Median Home Value $484,460
Housing Affordability Index2 75
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 9,965
Average Household Size 2.25
Family Households 6,448
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. 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.
  2. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  3. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population 1.08% 1.21%
Households 0.98% 1.13%
Families 0.94% 1.12%
Median Household Income   2.59%
Per Capita Income   2.67%

Anacortes, WA 98221 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 98221 to the other 587 ZIP Codes in Washington by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 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 # 150 75th
Population Density # 210 64th
Diversity Index # 404 32nd
Median Household Income # 176 70th
Per Capita Income # 96 84th

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