Custer, WA 98240 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 98240: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Custer, WA 98240

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Whatcom County
  • Centroid: Latitude 48.944, Longitude -122.63
  • Time Zone: Pacific Time Zone (UTC -8 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 101
  • PO Box Addresses: 364
  • Residential Addresses: 1,095
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 1,095

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

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  1. 98240 2018 Demographic Data
  2. Growth Rates for 98240 (Historical & 5-Year Forecast)
  3. Peer Comparisons (Rank and Percentile)
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Custer, WA 98240 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 3,329
Population in Households 3,322
Population in Familes 2,826
Population in Group Qrtrs 7
Population Density2 149
Diversity Index3 36


Median Household Income $77,322
Average Household Income $105,784
Per Capita Income $37,793


Total Housing Units 1,246 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 953 (76.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 234 (18.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 59 ( 4.7%)
Median Home Value $398,731
Average Home Value $443,861


Total Households 1,187
Average Household Size 2.8
Family Households 886
Average Family Size 3
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.68% 0.95%
Households 0.51% 0.91%
Families 0.48% 0.91%
Median Household Income   2.54%
Per Capita Income   3.8%

Custer, WA 98240 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 98240 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 # 326 44th
Population Density # 275 53rd
Diversity Index # 304 48th
Median Household Income # 113 81st
Per Capita Income # 143 76th

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