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98248 Zip Code (Ferndale, WA) Detailed Profile




Cities: Ferndale, WA (9.04%), Birch Bay, WA (0.70%), Custer, WA (0.48%), Marietta-Alderwood, WA (0.06%)
County: Whatcom County, WA
Estimated zip code population in 2019: 25,667
Zip code population in 2010: 22,361
Zip code population in 2000: 18,131

Houses and condos: 9,885
Renter-occupied apartments: 2,300
% of renters here:

25%
State:

37%
March 2019 cost of living index in zip code 98248: 98.2 (near average, U.S. average is 100)

Land area: 70.8 sq. mi.
Water area: 2.3 sq. mi.
Population density: 362 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

Age and Sex of Residents in zip code 98248
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Real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2019:
This zip code:

0.8% ($2,875)
Washington:

0.9% ($3,601)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $2,812 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $3,134 (0.8%)

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Males: 12,752  (49.7%)
Females: 12,915  (50.3%)

For population 25 years and over in 98248:

  • High school or higher: 92.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 28.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 9.5%
  • Unemployed: 4.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in 98248:

  • Never married: 29.0%
  • Now married: 54.9%
  • Separated: 1.1%
  • Widowed: 4.5%
  • Divorced: 10.5%

Zip code 98248 compared to state average:

  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Races in zip code 98248 (2019)
    • 18,01280.6%White
    • 2,27410.2%Hispanic or Latino
    • 6232.8%American Indian
    • 6012.7%Asian
    • 5982.7%Two or more races
    • 1600.7%Black
    • 580.3%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander
    • 350.2%Some other race
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Urban population: 12,987
Rural population: 12,679

Estimated median house/condo value in 2019: $373,190
98248:

$373,190
Washington:

$387,600



According to our research of Washington and other state lists, there were 14 registered sex offenders living in 98248 zip code as of March 01, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in zip code 98248 is 1,678 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this zip code is lower than the state average.


Median resident age:
This zip code:

39.6 years
Washington median age:

37.9 years
Average household size:
This zip code:

2.7 people
Washington:

2.5 people

Averages for the 2012 tax year for zip code 98248, filed in 2013:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2012: $58,241 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$58,241
State:

$69,533

Salary/wage: $49,434 (reported on 84.0% of returns)
Here:

$49,434
State:

$57,267
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 73.0% for AGIs below $25k, 77.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 77.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 80.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 78.6% for AGIs $100k-200k, 38.0% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $1,403 (reported on 37.8% of returns)
This zip code:

$1,403
Washington:

$1,816
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.6% for AGIs below $25k, 0.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.6% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.4% for AGIs $100k-200k, 2.0% for AGIs over 200k)

Ordinary dividends: $3,919 (reported on 17.8% of returns)
Here:

$3,919
State:

$8,163
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.8% for AGIs below $25k, 1.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.9% for AGIs $100k-200k, 2.2% for AGIs over 200k)

Net capital gain/loss in AGI: +$9,444 (reported on 15.1% of returns)
Here:

+$9,444
State:

+$21,568
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.7% for AGIs $100k-200k, 10.0% for AGIs over 200k)

Profit/loss from business: +$11,752 (reported on 13.3% of returns)
Here:

+$11,752
State:

+$16,521
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 5.8% for AGIs below $25k, 3.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 3.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.4% for AGIs $100k-200k, 1.7% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxable individual retirement arrangement distribution: $19,280 (reported on 9.8% of returns)
98248:

$19,280
Washington:

$18,648
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 3.8% for AGIs below $25k, 2.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 3.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 3.6% for AGIs $100k-200k, 2.8% for AGIs over 200k)

Self-employment retirement plans: $15,533 (reported on 0.3% of returns)
98248:

$15,533
Washington:

$20,087

Total itemized deductions: $21,285 (21% of AGI, reported on 33.2% of returns)
Here:

$21,285
State:

$23,872

Here:

20.6% of AGI
State:

18.2% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 11.7% for AGIs below $25k, 10.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 12.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 13.6% for AGIs $75k-100k, 13.4% for AGIs $100k-200k, 9.3% for AGIs over 200k)

Charity contributions: $4,187 (reported on 24.9% of returns)
Here:

$4,187
State:

$4,465
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.6% for AGIs below $25k, 1.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.0% for AGIs $100k-200k, 3.0% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxes paid: $4,930 (reported on 32.9% of returns)
98248:

$4,930
State:

$6,400
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.8% for AGIs below $25k, 2.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 3.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 3.4% for AGIs $100k-200k, 2.2% for AGIs over 200k)

Earned income credit: $2,143 (reported on 15.1% of returns)
Here:

$2,143
State:

$2,073
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 5.1% for AGIs below $25k, 1.2% for AGIs $25k-50k)

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2012 taxes: 42.2%
Here:

42%
State:

43%
(% for various income ranges: 34.5% for AGIs below $25k, 41.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 45.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 45.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 53.1% for AGIs $100k-200k, 68.2% for AGIs over 200k)

Averages for the 2004 tax year for zip code 98248, filed in 2005:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2004: $45,363 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$45,363
State:

$54,331

Salary/wage: $38,425 (reported on 85.2% of returns)
Here:

$38,425
State:

$45,761
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 146.9% for AGIs below $10k, 76.3% for AGIs $10k-25k, 80.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 81.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 81.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 49.5% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $1,629 (reported on 47.1% of returns)
This zip code:

$1,629
Washington:

$2,110
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 8.3% for AGIs below $10k, 2.6% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.1% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable dividends: $2,415 (reported on 21.6% of returns)
Here:

$2,415
State:

$5,879
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 4.6% for AGIs below $10k, 1.5% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.4% for AGIs over 100k)

Net capital gain/loss: +$9,857 (reported on 19.0% of returns)
Here:

+$9,857
State:

+$15,835
(% of AGI for various income ranges: -2.1% for AGIs below $10k, 0.7% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 10.9% for AGIs over 100k)

Profit/loss from business: +$10,904 (reported on 15.1% of returns)
Here:

+$10,904
State:

+$13,994
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 5.5% for AGIs below $10k, 5.1% for AGIs $10k-25k, 3.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.6% for AGIs $75k-100k, 4.8% for AGIs over 100k)

IRA payment deduction: $3,151 (reported on 3.2% of returns)
98248:

$3,151
Washington:

$3,001
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.3% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.2% for AGIs over 100k)

Self-employed pension: $11,980 (reported on 0.6% of returns)
Here:

$11,980
Washington:

$14,244

Total itemized deductions: $16,900 (23% of AGI, reported on 36.1% of returns)
Here:

$16,900
State:

$19,669

Here:

22.6% of AGI
State:

20.7% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 20.0% for AGIs below $10k, 10.0% for AGIs $10k-25k, 13.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 15.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 16.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 11.1% for AGIs over 100k)

Charity contributions deductions: $3,201 (4% of AGI, reported on 29.8% of returns)
Here:

$3,201
State:

$3,569

Here:

4.0% of AGI
State:

3.5% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.3% for AGIs below $10k, 0.9% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 3.1% for AGIs over 100k)

Total tax: $6,283 (reported on 76.0% of returns)
98248:

$6,283
State:

$9,065
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 3.8% for AGIs below $10k, 4.1% for AGIs $10k-25k, 6.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 8.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 9.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 18.3% for AGIs over 100k)

Earned income credit: $1,632 (reported on 14.8% of returns)
Here:

$1,632
State:

$1,607

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2004 taxes: 50.6%
Here:

51%
State:

49%
(% for various income ranges: 41.2% for AGIs below $10k, 50.7% for AGIs $10k-25k, 50.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 52.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 51.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 68.1% for AGIs over 100k)

Estimated median household income in 2019:
This zip code:

$80,185
Washington:

$78,687
Ferndale, WA (98248) map Nearest zip codes: 98240, 98230, 98225, 98264, 98226, 98262.
Marietta Alderwood Zip Code Map

Percentage of family households:
This zip code:

51.1%
Washington:

47.0%
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This zip code:

48.3%
Washington:

49.4%
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Household received Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 1,238
Household did not receive Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 8,041


Women who had a birth in the past 12 months: 511 (392 now married, 121 unmarried)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months: 5,479 (2,844 now married, 2,615 unmarried)


Housing units in zip code 98248 with a mortgage: 4,946 (159 second mortgage, 437 home equity loan, 14 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 2,039

Median monthly owner costs for units with a mortgage: $1,706
Median monthly owner costs for units without a mortgage: $517

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2019:
This zip code:

9.6%
Whole state:

9.8%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2019:
This zip code:

4.8%
Whole state:

5.2%
Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.4
State:

6.4
Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.5
State:

4.0
  • Notable locations in this zip code not listed on our city pages

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  • Notable locations in zip code 98248: Aldergrove Farms (A), Grandview Industrial Park (B), Intalco Beach Landfill (C), Conoco Phillips Ferndale Refinery (D), Custer Substation (E), Riverside Golf Course (F), Ferndale Station Park and Ride (G), Cedars Recreational Vehicle Resort (H), Sandy Point Golf Course (I), Sandy Point Shores (J), Pioneer Center (K), Sandy Point Marina (L), Ferndale Aerated Sewage Lagoon (M), Ferndale Sewage Polishing Pond (N), Ferndale Sewage Treatment Plant (O), Lummi Indian Business Council Sandy Point Wastewater Treatment Plant (P), Rose Verde Farm (Q), Countryside Dairy (R), Asplund Dairy (S), Blue Moon Dairy (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Churches in zip code 98248 include: Ferndale Seventh Day Adventist Church (A), First Baptist Church (B), Evergreen Community Church (C), Portal Way Church of Christ (D), Christ Lutheran Church (E), Cornerstone Community Church (F), Ferndale Alliance Church (G), Good News Fellowship Church (H), Kingdom Hall of Jehovahs Witnesses (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Cemeteries: Green Acres Memorial Park (1), Woodlawn Cemetery (2), Enterprise Cemetery (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Lakes and reservoirs: Tennant Lake (A), Lake Terrell (B), Willey Lake (C), Keefe Lake (D), Smrekar Reservoir (E), Barrett Lake (F), Lake Terrell (G), Brennan Pond (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Streams, rivers, and creeks: Deer Creek (A), Fingalson Creek (B), Slater Slough (C), Smuggler Slough (D), Tenmile Creek (E), Wiser Lake Creek (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Parks in zip code 98248 include: Tenwent Lake State Wildlife Recreation Area (1), Lake Terrell State Game Refuge (2), Pioneer Park (3), Hovander Homestead Park (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Year house built
  • Year house built (houses)
  • 7992014 or later
  • 4862010 to 2013
  • 1,4912000 to 2009
  • 1,4751990 to 1999
  • 1,4821980 to 1989
  • 1,7821970 to 1979
  • 6921960 to 1969
  • 5171950 to 1959
  • 2821940 to 1949
  • 1,0361939 or earlier

Zip code 98248 satellite photo by USGS

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Ferndale, WA (98248)
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Ferndale, WA (98248)
  • 0no bedroom
  • 1721 bedroom
  • 8922 bedrooms
  • 3,8593 bedrooms
  • 1,7064 bedrooms
  • 3375+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Ferndale, WA (98248)
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Ferndale, WA (98248)
  • 56no bedroom
  • 4111 bedroom
  • 8172 bedrooms
  • 8153 bedrooms
  • 1624 bedrooms
  • 275+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Ferndale, WA (98248) in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Ferndale, WA (98248) in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 195no vehicle
  • 9501 vehicle
  • 2,8562 vehicles
  • 1,8243 vehicles
  • 6924 vehicles
  • 5485+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Ferndale, WA (98248) in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Ferndale, WA (98248) in renter-occupied apartments
  • 228no vehicle
  • 1,0131 vehicle
  • 5072 vehicles
  • 3093 vehicles
  • 2214 vehicles
  • 395+ vehicles

  • Zip code 98248 household income distribution in 2019

  • Zip code 98248 household income distribution in 2019
  • 582Less than $10,000
  • 201$10,000 to $14,999
  • 169$15,000 to $19,999
  • 231$20,000 to $24,999
  • 246$25,000 to $29,999
  • 432$30,000 to $34,999
  • 437$35,000 to $39,999
  • 270$40,000 to $44,999
  • 285$45,000 to $49,999
  • 616$50,000 to $59,999
  • 955$60,000 to $74,999
  • 1,766$75,000 to $99,999
  • 1,111$100,000 to $124,999
  • 860$125,000 to $149,999
  • 819$150,000 to $199,999
  • 356$200,000 or more
  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2019 in zip code 98248

  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2019 in zip code 98248
  • 74Less than $10,000
  • 3$10,000 to $14,999
  • 41$15,000 to $19,999
  • 13$20,000 to $24,999
  • 12$25,000 to $29,999
  • 27$30,000 to $34,999
  • 32$70,000 to $79,999
  • 38$80,000 to $89,999
  • 103$100,000 to $124,999
  • 158$125,000 to $149,999
  • 202$150,000 to $174,999
  • 184$175,000 to $199,999
  • 953$200,000 to $249,999
  • 1,047$250,000 to $299,999
  • 1,770$300,000 to $399,999
  • 1,358$400,000 to $499,999
  • 1,317$500,000 to $749,999
  • 105$750,000 to $999,999
  • 16$1,000,000 to $1,499,999
  • 12$1,500,000 to $1,999,999
  • 23$2,000,000 or more
  • Rent paid by renters in 2019 in zip code 98248

  • Rent paid by renters in 2019 in zip code 98248
  • 84$100 to $149
  • 121$150 to $199
  • 30$200 to $249
  • 40$250 to $299
  • 27$300 to $349
  • 125$400 to $449
  • 19$500 to $549
  • 34$550 to $599
  • 125$600 to $649
  • 41$650 to $699
  • 224$700 to $749
  • 80$750 to $799
  • 241$800 to $899
  • 159$900 to $999
  • 350$1,000 to $1,249
  • 142$1,250 to $1,499
  • 332$1,500 to $1,999
  • 10$3,000 to $3,499
  • 91No cash rent

Median gross rent in 2019: $1,006.


Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2019: $421,086.

Estimated median house (or condo) value in 2019 for:

  • White Non-Hispanic householders: $383,344
  • Black or African American householders: $412,539
  • American Indian or Alaska Native householders: $394,007
  • Asian householders: $266,564
  • Some other race householders: $296,266
  • Two or more races householders: $429,802
  • Hispanic or Latino householders: $289,920

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $373,190
98248:

$373,190
Washington:

$387,600
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $270,436 - $492,767

Mean price in 2019:

Detached houses: $459,127
Here:

$459,127
State:

$510,505

Townhouses or other attached units: $367,740
Here:

$367,740
State:

$453,343

In 2-unit structures: $1,325,037
Here:

$1,325,037
State:

$399,900

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $622,495
Here:

$622,495
State:

$365,625

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $225,058
Here:

$225,058
State:

$449,948

Mobile homes: $158,103
Here:

$158,103
State:

$172,568
Owners and renters by unit type in zip code 98248
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 7,486
  • One, attached: 131
  • Two: 189
  • 3 or 4: 340
  • 5 to 9: 198
  • 10 to 19: 190
  • 20 to 49: 191
  • 50 or more: 99
  • Mobile homes: 918
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 101

Unemployment: 4.4%

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 98248

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 98248
  • 87.1%10,333Drove a car alone
  • 7.1%840Carpooled
  • 0.7%82Bus or trolley bus
  • 0.2%21Motorcycle
  • 0.6%68Walked
  • 1.1%135Other means
  • 3.0%355Worked at home
  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 98248

  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 98248
  • 172Less than 5 minutes
  • 1,4265 to 9 minutes
  • 1,28310 to 14 minutes
  • 2,63815 to 19 minutes
  • 2,52820 to 24 minutes
  • 96225 to 29 minutes
  • 1,22030 to 34 minutes
  • 9135 to 39 minutes
  • 10740 to 44 minutes
  • 34345 to 59 minutes
  • 36260 to 89 minutes
  • 34490 or more minutes

Percentage of zip code residents living and working in this county: 92.4%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 25,667
  • Male householders: 5,111 (813 living alone), Female householders: 4,194 (1,093 living alone)
  • 5,451 spouses (5,367 opposite-sex spouses), 774 unmarried partners, (757 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 7,752 children (7,064 natural, 141 adopted, 550 stepchildren), 447 grandchildren, 398 brothers or sisters, 275 parents, 8 foster children, 355 other relatives, 800 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 96 (-1 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 2,637 2-persons, 1,537 3-persons, 1,525 4-persons, 554 5-persons, 225 6-persons, 151 7-or-more-persons

Size of nonfamily households: 1,906 1-person, 695 2-persons, 50 3-persons

4,264 married couples with children.
1,026 single-parent households (406 men, 620 women).

87.1% of residents of 98248 zip code speak English at home.
5.8% of residents speak Spanish at home (73% very well, 13% well, 9% not well, 4% not at all).
5.4% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (75% very well, 19% well, 6% not well).
1.3% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (63% very well, 25% well, 12% not well).
0.2% of residents speak other language at home (49% very well, 51% well).

Foreign born population: 2,566 (10.0%)
(48.2% of them are naturalized citizens)
This zip code:

10.0%
Whole state:

14.9%
Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents
  • 22%Bangladesh
  • 16%Honduras
  • 4%Bolivia
  • 4%Sweden
  • 4%Malaysia
  • 3%Thailand
  • 3%Belgium
Most common first ancestries reported in 98248
  • 10%German
  • 6%Dutch
  • 6%Norwegian
  • 5%American
  • 5%European
  • 5%English
  • 3%Irish
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 7982010 or later
  • 6772000 to 2009
  • 7161990 to 1999
  • 1,013Before 1990

Zip code 98248 topographic map

Facilities with environmental interests located in this zip code:

  • CONOCOPHILLIPS CO FERNDALE REFINERY (3901 UNICK ROAD in FERNDALE, WA)
    AIR MAJOR (AIRS/AFS)
    OIL CONTROL (Facility Response Plan for oil discharge)
    (Integrated Compliance Information System) - ICIS-10-1994-0121, FORMAL ENFORCEMENT ACTION
    ENFORCEMENT/COMPLIANCE ACTIVITY (Integrated Compliance Information System)
    COMPLIANCE ACTIVITY (Tracking inspections of insecticide, fungicide, and rodenticide, and toxic substances)
    CRITERIA AND HAZARDOUS AIR POLLUTANT INVENTORY (Inventory of air pollution sources)
    National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System MAJOR (Tracking pollutant discharge elimination systems) - permit
    AIR MAJOR ("Best Available" air pollution technologies tracking)
    HAZARDOUS WASTE BIENNIAL REPORTER (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Large Quantity Generators, more that 1000 kg of hazardous waste/month (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste)) - notification
    TRANSPORTER (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    TSD (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste)) - notification
    USED OIL PROGRAM (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Small Quantity Generators, between 100 kg and 1000 kg of hazardous waste/month (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste)) - notification
    TRI REPORTER (Tracking of toxic chemicals releasing facilities)
    STATE MASTER (Washington State Department of Ecology's Facility/Site identification system) - INDUSTRIAL-, FORMAL ENFORCEMENT ACTION, SPILLS-, AIRQUAL-D 073 0005, AIR MINOR, INDUSTRIAL-, ENFORCEMENT/COMPLIANCE ACTIVITY, HAZWASTE-WAD009250366, LQG, TOXICS-, GROUND WATER PROGRAM, HAZWASTE-WAD009250366, HAZARDOUS WASTE PROGRAM, TOXICS-10735, LEAKING STORAGE TANK, UNDERGROUND STORAGE TANK PROGRAM, AIRQUAL-, AIR MAJOR, SPILLS-, RELEASE ASSESSMENT, SWFAP-, INDUSTRIAL SITES, WATQUAL-WA0002984, NPDES MAJOR, HAZWASTE-WAD009250366, EPCRA, TRI REPORTER, TSD
    STATE MASTER (Washington State Department of Ecology's Facility/Site identification system) - HAZWASTE-WAR000002683, HAZARDOUS WASTE PROGRAM, SQG
    Business SIC classification: GENERAL FARMS, PRIMARILY LIVESTOCK AND ANIMAL SPECIALTIES; PAINTING AND PAPER HANGING; PETROLEUM REFINING; NONCLASSIFIABLE ESTABLISHMENTS
    Business NAICS classification: PETROLEUM REFINERIES.
    Organizations: DUNKIN & BUSH INC (CONTACT/OPERATOR) , CONOCOPHILLIPS COMPANY (CONTACT/OPERATOR) , CONOCOPHILLIPS COMPANY FERNDALE REFINERY (CONTACT/OWNER)
    Alternative names: BP EXPLORATION & OIL INC/TOSCO NW CO, BP OIL, BP OIL FERNDALE REFINERY, CONOCO PHILLIPS CO, CONOCOPHILLIPS COMPANY, CONOCOPHILLIPS (PREVIOUSLY)TOSCO NORTHWE , DUNKIN & BUSH INC TOSCO, DUNKIN & BUSH INC TOSCO, MOBIL OIL CORP, PHILLIPS 66 CO FERNDALE REFINERY, PHILLIPS 66 CO FERNDALE REFINERY, TOSCO CORP, TOSCO NORTHWEST CO, TOSCO REFINING CO, TOSCO REFINING CO FERNDALE REFINERY
  • CHEMCO INCORPORATED (4191 GRANDVIEW RD. in FERNDALE, WA)
    COMPLIANCE ACTIVITY (Tracking inspections of insecticide, fungicide, and rodenticide, and toxic substances)
    National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System NON-MAJOR (Tracking pollutant discharge elimination systems) - permit
    National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System NON-MAJOR (Tracking pollutant discharge elimination systems) - permit
    HAZARDOUS WASTE BIENNIAL REPORTER (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Large Quantity Generators, more that 1000 kg of hazardous waste/month (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    TRI REPORTER (Tracking of toxic chemicals releasing facilities)
    STATE MASTER (Washington State Department of Ecology's Facility/Site identification system) - WATQUAL-WA0031356, NPDES NON-MAJOR, HAZWASTE-WAD019349158, EPCRA, TRI REPORTER, HAZARDOUS WASTE PROGRAM, LQG, WATQUAL-SO3008726, NPDES STORMWATER PERMIT
    Business SIC classification: CRUSHED AND BROKEN STONE; WOOD PRESERVING; WOOD PRODUCTS; CHEMICALS AND CHEMICAL PREPARATIONS; SPECIAL WAREHOUSING AND STORAGE
    Business NAICS classification: WOOD PRESERVATION.; WOOD PRESERVATION.
    Organizations: DARIN DALRY (CONTACT/OPERATOR)
  • AGRICHEM INC FERNDALE (5378 N 3RD ST in FERNDALE, WA)
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    STATE MASTER (Washington State Department of Ecology's Facility/Site identification system) - HAZWASTE-WAD094624251, EPCRA
    Business SIC classification: FARM SUPPLIES; NONCLASSIFIABLE ESTABLISHMENTS
  • CENTRAL (5610 2ND AVE in FERNDALE, WA)
    (National Center for Education Statistics) - STATE ID-2458
    STATE MASTER (Washington State Department of Ecology's Facility/Site identification system) - TOXICS-12432, UNDERGROUND STORAGE TANK PROGRAM
    Organizations: FERNDALE SCHOOL DIST 502 (SCHOOL DISTRICT)
  • ARCO 5480 PSI 5080 (6890 PORTAL WAY in FERNDALE, WA)
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    STATE MASTER (Washington State Department of Ecology's Facility/Site identification system) - TOXICS-97620, UNDERGROUND STORAGE TANK PROGRAM, HAZWASTE-WAD988516092, EPCRA, HAZARDOUS WASTE PROGRAM
    Business SIC classification: GASOLINE SERVICE STATIONS
    Organizations: SAHOTA MART III INC (CONTACT/OPERATOR) , BP WEST COAST PRODUCTS LLC (CONTACT/OWNER)
  • ALL AMERICAN METAL PRODUCERS (4999 LABOUNTY RD in FERNDALE, WA)
    COMPLIANCE ACTIVITY (Tracking inspections of insecticide, fungicide, and rodenticide, and toxic substances)
  • BP EXPLORATION & OIL INC/TOSCO NW CO (2901 UNICK RD in FERNDALE, WA)
    COMPLIANCE ACTIVITY (Tracking inspections of insecticide, fungicide, and rodenticide, and toxic substances)

Zip code 98248 marital status for males
Zip code 98248 marital status for females

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 0.9%
Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 1.8%

Most commonly used house heating fuel
  • 46.9%Utility gas
  • 33.2%Electricity
  • 13.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 3.5%Wood
  • 2.0%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.

Population in 1990: 13,697. Population change in the 1990s: +4,434 (+32.4%).

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 14,634
  • Northeast: 793
  • Midwest: 1,648
  • South: 1,046
  • West: 4,389

52% of the 98248 zip code residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 69% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 50% lived in Washington.

89% of the 98248 zip code residents lived in the same house 1 year ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 63% moved from this county.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 12% moved from different county within same state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 22% moved from different state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 3% moved from abroad.

Year householders moved into unit in Ferndale, WA (98248)

Private vs. public school enrollment:

Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 272
Here:

11.3%
Washington:

10.3%
Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 80
Here:

4.7%
Washington:

7.1%
Students in private undergraduate colleges: 168
Here:

14.4%
Washington:

15.1%
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Class of Workers in 2019
Occupation by median earnings in the past 12 months
  • Occupation by median earnings in the past 12 months ($)
  • 104,671Law enforcement workers including supervisors
  • 78,478Architecture and engineering occupations
  • 71,796Management occupations
  • 70,796Life, physical, and social science occupations
  • 69,094Computer and mathematical occupations
  • 67,047Construction and extraction occupations

Companies with federal contracts located in this zip code (FERNDALE, WA):

  • ARNOLD FINKBONNER & SONS INC (5391 LABOUNTY DR; small business) : $374,261 in 13 contracts from 2004 to 2005
    Contracts for Mineral Construction Materials, Bulk, Lease or Rental of Equipment -- Materials Handling Equipment by Army, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers - civil program financing only
    Signed by year: 2000: $0; 2001: $0; 2002: $0; 2003: $0; 2004: $190,838; 2005: $183,423; 2006: $0.

    Biggest contracts:
    $73,300 with Army for Mineral Construction Materials, Bulk. Signed on 2004-08-24. Completion date: 2004-08-12.
    $73,300 with U.S. Army Corps of Engineers - civil program financing only for Mineral Construction Materials, Bulk. Signed on 2004-08-24. Completion date: 2004-08-12.
    $68,500 with Army for Mineral Construction Materials, Bulk. Signed on 2005-08-26. Completion date: 2005-08-08.
    $68,500 with U.S. Army Corps of Engineers - civil program financing only for Mineral Construction Materials, Bulk. Signed on 2005-08-26. Completion date: 2005-08-08.
  • TRIVAN TRUCK BODY LLC (1385 W SMITH RD; small business) : $126,653 in 4 contracts from 2004 to 2005
    $65,266 with Army for Modification of Equipment -- Ground Effect Vehicles, Motor Vehicles, Trailers, and Cycles. Signed on 2004-09-16. Completion date: 2004-11-15.
    $46,185, same as above. Signed on 2004-05-25. Completion date: 2004-09-30.
    $10,206 with Army for Trucks and Truck Tractors, Wheeled. Signed on 2004-09-09. Completion date: 2004-11-10.
    $4,996 with Army for Modification of Equipment -- Ground Effect Vehicles, Motor Vehicles, Trailers, and Cycles. Signed on 2005-04-26. Completion date: 2006-01-27.
  • GOUROCK TRAWLS INC (7049 KICKERVILLE RD; small business) : $32,590 in 2 contracts from 2001 to 2006
    $30,000 with National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration/Under Secretary for Oceans and Atmosphere for Miscellaneous Ship and Marine Equipment. Signed on 2001-02-15. Completion date: 2001-03-15.
    $2,590 with Army for Rigging and Rigging Gear. Taking place in AR. Signed on 2006-03-13. Completion date: 2006-03-13.
  • SAMSON ROPE TECHNOLOGIES (2090 THORNTON STREET; small business)
    $31,900 with Defense Logistics Agency for Fiber Rope, Cordage, and Twine. Signed on 2004-09-10. Completion date: 2004-10-25.
  • SEATTLE MANUFACTURING CORP (6930 SALASHAN PKWY; small business)
    $6,060 with Department of Defense for Athletic and Sporting Equipment. Signed on 2005-06-28. Completion date: 2005-07-18.

Top industries in this zip code by the number of employees in 2005:

  • Accommodation and Food Services: Full-Service Restaurants (100-249 employees: 1 establishment, 20-49 employees: 6 establishments, 10-19 employees: 2 establishments, 5-9 employees: 1 establishment, 1-4 employees: 4 establishments)
  • Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation: Casinos (except Casino Hotels) (250-499: 1)
  • Construction: Roofing Contractors (100-249: 1, 20-49: 1, 1-4: 1)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability

People in group quarters in 2010:

  • 33 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 33 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 10 people in in-patient hospice facilities
  • 7 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 4 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities

People in group quarters in 2000:

  • 42 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 6 people in homes for the mentally retarded

Fatal accident statistics in 2014:

  • Fatal accident count: 1
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 2
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 0
  • Fatalities: 1
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 2
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 1

Fatal accident statistics in 2013:

  • Fatal accident count: 5
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 8
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 1
  • Fatalities: 6
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 10
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 1
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 full and 10 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED215$232,243257$226,9591,699$225,21172$184,3192$1,262,965122$275,709154$166,747
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED24$219,72334$228,126171$222,2908$99,4080$017$225,67421$169,811
APPLICATIONS DENIED31$210,36035$203,532431$230,15635$133,6411$889,35047$197,33341$144,682
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN29$211,29244$235,679336$227,79918$149,6970$032$267,04443$160,920
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS5$245,3263$257,66047$244,3243$293,7230$02$202,8951$200,230
Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 full and 10 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
D) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED37$258,06816$241,4560$00$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED9$232,20818$248,5521$87,9600$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED16$221,50815$281,1251$369,9701$246,910
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN6$216,6472$209,3801$184,9800$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$334,5900$01$334,5900$0
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in zip code 98248
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in zip code 98248 - Value

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 108. The highest number of reported fires - 154 took place in 2003, and the least - 42 in 2002. The data has a rising trend.
    Fire incident types in Zip Code 98248 When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (42.0%), and Structure Fires (38.6%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Zip Code 98248
    • 77342.0%Outside Fires
    • 71138.6%Structure Fires
    • 28015.2%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 764.1%Other

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for zip code 98248, Washington

Most common first names in zip code 98248 among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John8973.6 years
William5571.4 years
Robert5472.2 years
James5066.7 years
Mary4779.3 years
George3877.8 years
Richard3469.9 years
Charles3470.9 years
Walter3276.5 years
Helen2878.2 years
Most common last names in zip code 98248 among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Anderson3375.6 years
Johnson2573.6 years
Smith2373.9 years
Bailey2375.2 years
Nelson1879.6 years
Wilson1776.3 years
Larson1676.9 years
Jones1577.8 years
Olson1477.6 years
Miller1372.2 years
Businesses in zip code 98248
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven1McDonald's1
Ace Hardware1Quiznos1
Dairy Queen1Rite Aid1
Dennys1SONIC Drive-In1
Domino's Pizza1Starbucks1
FedEx3Subway2
GNC1Super 81
H&R Block1True Value2
La-Z-Boy1U-Haul2
Lane Furniture1UPS2
Little Caesars Pizza1Walgreens1
MasterBrand Cabinets1
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