Arlington, WA 98223 ZIP Code Profile

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Arlington, WA | Bryant, WA | Oso, WA | Smokey Point, WA

ZIP Code 98223: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Arlington, WA 98223

Not Acceptable, USPS
Bryant, WA 98223
Oso, WA 98223
Smokey Point, WA 98223

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Snohomish County
  • Centroid: Latitude 48.182, Longitude -121.98
  • Time Zone: Pacific Time Zone (UTC -8 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 1,138
  • PO Box Addresses: 779
  • Residential Addresses: 15,327
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 804
    • Single Family Addresses: 14,523

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Database updated: August 1, 2018, Maps updated: August 1, 2018.

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Arlington, WA 98223 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 45,109
Population in Households 44,901
Population in Familes 37,511
Population in Group Qrtrs 208
Population Density1 139
Diversity Index2 35


Median Household Income $76,268
Average Household Income $88,805
Per Capita Income $32,106


Total Housing Units 17,368 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 12,119 (69.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 4,109 (23.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,140 ( 6.6%)
Median Home Value $347,375
Average Home Value $405,155


Total Households 16,228
Average Household Size 2.77
Family Households 11,759
Average Family Size 3
  1. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  2. 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 0.95% 1.23%
Households 0.81% 1.19%
Families 0.76% 1.16%
Median Household Income   2.45%
Per Capita Income   2.88%

Arlington, WA 98223 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 98223 to the other 581 ZIP Codes in Washington by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 26 96th
Population Density # 284 51st
Diversity Index # 313 46th
Median Household Income # 119 80th
Per Capita Income # 233 60th

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