Vancouver, WA 98685 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 98685: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Vancouver, WA 98685

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Clark County
  • Centroid: Latitude 45.709, Longitude -122.681
  • Time Zone: Pacific Time Zone (UTC -8 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 289
  • PO Box Addresses: 0
  • Residential Addresses: 10,715
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 554
    • Single Family Addresses: 10,161

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

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Vancouver, WA 98685 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 28,537
Daytime Population: Workers 4,539
Daytime Population: Residents 15,810
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 20,349
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.71
Population in Households 28,480
Population in Familes 24,576
Population in Group Qrtrs 57
Population Density2 2,760
Diversity Index3 34


Median Household Income $84,716
Average Household Income $108,915
Per Capita Income $38,983


Total Housing Units 10,527 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 7,996 (76.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,200 (20.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 331 ( 3.1%)
Median Home Value $296,481
Average Home Value $357,047


Total Households 10,196
Average Household Size 2.79
Family Households 7,727
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 1.2% 1.22%
Households 0.95% 1.13%
Families 0.96% 1.14%
Median Household Income   1.39%
Per Capita Income   2.15%

Vancouver, WA 98685 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 98685 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 # 101 83rd
Population Density # 111 81st
Diversity Index # 319 45th
Median Household Income # 60 90th
Per Capita Income # 103 83rd

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