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Population in zip code 98531 is 23,486 residents | Male to Female ratio is 1:1.07 | Zip Code 98531 land area is 136.632 sq. miles | Population density is 171.89 residents per square mile

Median Age in Zip Code 98531

Median Age
Zip Code Median Age 35.8
Median Age - Male 33.8
Median Age - Female 37.4

Median age of zip code 98531 is 4.3% lower compared to nearby zip codes and 3.8% lower compared to the United States median age. Comparing gender-specific madian age yields the following results. Male median age of zip code 98531 is 9.4% lower compared to nearby zip codes and 5.6% lower compared to the United States male median age. Female zip code 98531 median age is 1.1% higher in comparison to nearby zip codes and 2.9% lower compared to female national median age average.

Population Breakdown By Age

Racial makeup of Zip Code 98531

White population 21565
African American population 279
Asian population 164
American Indian and Alaska Native population 164
Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander population 23
Other population 628

Region of Birth

Zip Code 98531 Ancestry Distribution

Arab 0% Czech 0.6%
Danish 1.3% Dutch 2%
English 11.5% French No Basque 3.9%
French Canadian 1.2% German 17.8%
Greek 0.3% Hungarian 0.2%
Irish 10.9% Italian 2.5%
Lithuanian 0.2% Norwegian 4.8%
Polish 1.8% Portuguese 0.4%
Russian 0.5% Scotch-Irish 2.5%
Scottish 2.7% Slovak 0%
Subsaharan African 0.1% Swedish 4%
Swiss 0.4% Ukrainian 0.2%
USA 5.8% Welsh 0.7%
West Indian No Hispanic Groups 0% Other Ancestries 22.9%

Family type by presence of children under 18 by age in zip code 98531

Family Type Distribution
Total families 5668
Married couples 74.05%
Other couples 25.95%

Family and Household Income Distribution in Zip Code 98531

Family income (%) Household income (%)
$30,000 or less 27.47% 40.61%
$30,000 and $50,000 23.34% 22.69%
$50,000 and $100,000 35.52% 27.13%
$100,000 and $200,000 12.1% 8.15%
$200,000 or more 1.57% 1.42%

Household language in zip code 98531

English language 85.74%
Spanish language 12.22%
Other European language 1.29%
Asian language 0.7%
Other language 0.05%

Population by housing unit in zip code 98531

Total Occupied housing units 9198
Detached housing units 62.59%
Attached housing units 3.67%
2 units 1.25%
3 - 4 units 4.49%
5 - 9 units 3.58%
10 - 19 units 5.03%
20 - 49 units 3.81%
50 or more units 3.04%
Mobile homes 11.5%
Boats, RVs, Vans 1.03%

Means of transportation to work in zip code 98531

Use car, track or Van 92.02%
Use public transportation 0.88%
Use Motorcycle 0.07%
Use bicycle 0.5%
Walk to work 2.72%
Work at home 3.8%

School attendance in zip code 98531

Attent Preschool programs 4.06%
Attend Public School 16.88%
Attend college undergraduate program 5.68%
Attent graduate studies 1.17%
Not enrolled in school 72.21%

Highest school attainment in zip code 98531

Less then 9th grade 6.44%
Grade 9 to 12, no diploma 13.37%
High school diploma 29.59%
Some college, no degree 27.24%
Associate degree 10.03%
Bachelor's degree 11.41%
Graduate or professional degree 1.92%

Real Estate in zip code 98531

Housing occupied 88.5%
Housing vacant 11.5%
Housing occupied by owner 57.01%
Housing occupied by tenant 42.99%
Total Rented Units 3954
Median Contract Gross Rent $639
Median Gross Rent $773
Median Home Value $172,400

Contract rent is the monthly cash rent agreed to, regardless of any furnishings, utilities, fees, meals, or services that may be included. Gross rent is the contract rent plus the estimated average monthly cost of utilities and fuels if these are paid by the renter. In zip code 98531 median gross rent is 20.97% larger then the median contract rent.

Average estimated apartment rent in zip code 98531

Studio $460
1 Bedroom $520
2 Bedrooms $660
3 Bedrooms $960
4 Bedrooms $1,160
AVERAGE RENT $752

Average rent in zip code 98531 ($752.00) is 22% lower compared to nearby zip codes and 19.6% lower compared to the average rent in the US. The following illustrates how zip code 98531 rent compares to the nearby zip code rents by unit type: studio apartment rent is 22% lower, one bedroom apartment rent is 21.7% lower, two bedroom rent is 22.2% lower, three bedroom rent is 22% lower, four bedroom rent is 22% lower.

Housing units in zip code 98531

Total housing units 10393
Detached housing units 62.69%
Attached housing units 3.25%
2 units 1.89%
3 - 4 units 4.2%
5 - 9 units 4.28%
10 - 19 units 4.96%
20 - 49 units 3.92%
50 or more units 3.04%
Mobile homes 10.87%
Boats, RVs, Vans 0.91%

Real Estate taxes paid in zip code 98531

Total Real Estate Taxes $7,934,600
Real estate taxes paid for units with a mortgage $5,315,800
Real estate taxes paid for units with no mortgage $2,618,800

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Zip Codes Near 98531

Zip Code City County Distance
98532 Chehalis Lewis 6.77 ml
98579 Rochester Thurston 8.49 ml
98530 Bucoda Thurston 8.72 ml
98565 Napavine Lewis 10.39 ml
98589 Tenino Thurston 11.64 ml
98539 Doty Lewis 13.74 ml
98512 Olympia Thurston 16.21 ml
98538 Curtis Lewis 16.3 ml
98596 Winlock Lewis 16.5 ml
98568 Oakville Grays Harbor 16.57 ml

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