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

Not Acceptable, USPS
Decatur Island, WA 98221
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Guemes Island, WA 98221
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  • 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: 1,096
  • PO Box Addresses: 985
  • Residential Addresses: 9,718
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 459
    • Single Family Addresses: 9,259

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Database updated: May 1, 2018, Maps updated: February 1, 2018.

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Anacortes, WA 98221 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 21,705
Daytime Population: Workers 9,980
Daytime Population: Residents 12,535
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 22,515
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.04
Population in Households 21,570
Population in Familes 16,864
Population in Group Qrtrs 135
Population Density2 394
Diversity Index3 26


Median Household Income $65,740
Average Household Income $90,877
Per Capita Income $40,155


Total Housing Units 11,525 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 6,498 (56.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,042 (26.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,985 (17.2%)
Median Home Value $442,857
Average Home Value $519,925


Total Households 9,540
Average Household Size 2.26
Family Households 6,171
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 0.84% 0.94%
Households 0.66% 0.82%
Families 0.61% 0.79%
Median Household Income   2.82%
Per Capita Income   2.24%

Anacortes, WA 98221 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 98221 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 # 153 74th
Population Density # 211 64th
Diversity Index # 408 30th
Median Household Income # 152 74th
Per Capita Income # 93 84th

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