Mount Vernon, WA 98274 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 98274: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Mount Vernon, WA 98274

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Skagit County
  • Centroid: Latitude 48.418, Longitude -122.312
  • Time Zone: Pacific Time Zone (UTC -8 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 167
  • PO Box Addresses: 0
  • Residential Addresses: 7,181
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 351
    • Single Family Addresses: 6,830

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

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Mount Vernon, WA 98274 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 18,499
Daytime Population: Workers 5,419
Daytime Population: Residents 10,506
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 15,925
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.86
Population in Households 18,282
Population in Familes 14,980
Population in Group Qrtrs 217
Population Density2 118
Diversity Index3 57


Median Household Income $68,318
Average Household Income $86,997
Per Capita Income $33,251


Total Housing Units 7,994 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,087 (63.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,898 (23.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,009 (12.6%)
Median Home Value $313,550
Average Home Value $378,971


Total Households 6,985
Average Household Size 2.62
Family Households 4,857
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 0.97% 0.95%
Households 0.81% 0.84%
Families 0.74% 0.8%
Median Household Income   2.64%
Per Capita Income   2.77%

Mount Vernon, WA 98274 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 98274 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 # 175 70th
Population Density # 304 48th
Diversity Index # 147 75th
Median Household Income # 139 76th
Per Capita Income # 183 69th

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