Blaine, WA 98230 ZIP Code Profile

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Birch Bay, WA | Blaine, WA
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ZIP Code 98230: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Blaine, WA 98230

Not Acceptable, USPS
Birch Bay, WA 98230

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Whatcom County
  • Centroid: Latitude 48.962, Longitude -122.743
  • Time Zone: Pacific Time Zone (UTC -8 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 432
  • PO Box Addresses: 0
  • Residential Addresses: 8,309
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 340
    • Single Family Addresses: 7,969

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

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  2. Growth Rates for 98230 (Historical & 5-Year Forecast)
  3. Peer Comparisons (Rank and Percentile)
  1. Neighborhoods Demographics (Home Values, Household Income, etc.)
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Blaine, WA 98230 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)

POPULATION

Total Population 17,367
Population in Households 17,312
Population in Familes 14,063
Population in Group Qrtrs 55
Population Density2 391
Diversity Index3 35
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $64,964
Average Household Income $88,258
Per Capita Income $36,388

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 9,474 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,060 (53.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,081 (22.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,333 (24.6%)
Median Home Value $365,659
Average Home Value $424,946
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 7,141
Average Household Size 2.42
Family Households 4,800
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 1.14% 1.36%
Households 0.99% 1.35%
Families 0.92% 1.3%
Median Household Income   4.31%
Per Capita Income   3.87%

Blaine, WA 98230 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 98230 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 # 181 69th
Population Density # 208 64th
Diversity Index # 312 46th
Median Household Income # 201 66th
Per Capita Income # 159 73rd

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