Bow, WA 98232 ZIP Code Profile

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Allen, WA | Bow, WA | Edison, WA | Samish Island, WA

ZIP Code 98232: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Bow, WA 98232

Not Acceptable, USPS
Allen, WA 98232
Edison, WA 98232
Samish Island, WA 98232

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Skagit County
  • Centroid: Latitude 48.562, Longitude -122.445
  • Time Zone: Pacific Time Zone (UTC -8 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 153
  • PO Box Addresses: 178
  • Residential Addresses: 1,611
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 1
    • Single Family Addresses: 1,610

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

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Bow, WA 98232 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 3,741
Daytime Population: Workers 1,165
Daytime Population: Residents 2,013
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 3,178
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.85
Population in Households 3,712
Population in Familes 3,072
Population in Group Qrtrs 29
Population Density2 73
Diversity Index3 31


Median Household Income $75,481
Average Household Income $103,748
Per Capita Income $40,845


Total Housing Units 1,687 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,172 (69.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 291 (17.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 224 (13.3%)
Median Home Value $443,827
Average Home Value $517,065


Total Households 1,463
Average Household Size 2.54
Family Households 1,034
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 0.47% 0.61%
Households 0.31% 0.53%
Families 0.24% 0.48%
Median Household Income   1.91%
Per Capita Income   2.26%

Bow, WA 98232 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 98232 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 # 316 46th
Population Density # 336 43rd
Diversity Index # 346 41st
Median Household Income # 106 82nd
Per Capita Income # 85 86th

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