Gold Bar, WA 98251 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 98251: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Gold Bar, WA 98251

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Snohomish County
  • Centroid: Latitude 47.83, Longitude -121.628
  • Time Zone: Pacific Time Zone (UTC -8 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 98251 has segments in 2 Counties (King, Snohomish).

  • Businesses Addresses: 69
  • PO Box Addresses: 823
  • Residential Addresses: 1,348
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 1,348

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

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Gold Bar, WA 98251 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 5,484
Daytime Population: Workers 611
Daytime Population: Residents 2,808
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 3,419
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.62
Population in Households 5,470
Population in Familes 4,167
Population in Group Qrtrs 14
Population Density2 19
Diversity Index3 34


Median Household Income $61,097
Average Household Income $70,909
Per Capita Income $28,707


Total Housing Units 2,856 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,751 (61.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 462 (16.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 643 (22.5%)
Median Home Value $226,075
Average Home Value $283,038


Total Households 2,213
Average Household Size 2.47
Family Households 1,382
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 1.3% 1.47%
Households 1.25% 1.43%
Families 1.15% 1.38%
Median Household Income   3.34%
Per Capita Income   2.7%

Gold Bar, WA 98251 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 98251 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 # 286 51st
Population Density # 414 29th
Diversity Index # 318 46th
Median Household Income # 206 65th
Per Capita Income # 296 50th

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