Lopez Island, WA 98261 ZIP Code Profile

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Port Stanley, WA

ZIP Code 98261: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Lopez Island, WA 98261

Not Acceptable, USPS
Port Stanley, WA 98261

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: San Juan County
  • Centroid: Latitude 48.448, Longitude -122.842
  • Time Zone: Pacific Time Zone (UTC -8 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 204
  • PO Box Addresses: 549
  • Residential Addresses: 1,203
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 16
    • Single Family Addresses: 1,187

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Database updated: August 1, 2019, Maps updated: August 2, 2019.

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  1. 98261 2019 Demographic Data
  2. Growth Rates for 98261 (Historical & 5-Year Forecast)
  3. Peer Comparisons (Rank and Percentile)
  1. Neighborhoods Demographics (Home Values, Household Income, etc.)
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  3. Washington Data Comparison Tool - 2019 Demographics

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Lopez Island, WA 98261 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)


Total Population 2,495
Population in Households 2,484
Population in Familes 1,824
Population in Group Qrtrs 11
Population Density2 82
Diversity Index3 25


Median Household Income $66,804
Average Household Income $94,846
Per Capita Income $48,093


Total Housing Units 2,609 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,008 (38.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 257 ( 9.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,344 (51.5%)
Median Home Value $517,241
Average Home Value $636,161


Total Households 1,265
Average Household Size 1.96
Family Households 748
Average Family Size 2
  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.


2010-2019 2019-2024
Population 0.5% 0.59%
Households 0.54% 0.64%
Families 0.47% 0.58%
Median Household Income   2.22%
Per Capita Income   1.84%

Lopez Island, WA 98261 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 98261 to the other 587 ZIP Codes in Washington by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 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 # 345 41st
Population Density # 332 44th
Diversity Index # 436 26th
Median Household Income # 227 61st
Per Capita Income # 72 88th

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