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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 2017: 24,332
Zip code population in 2010: 22,361
Zip code population in 2000: 18,131

Houses and condos: 9,294
Renter-occupied apartments: 2,443
% of renters here:

27%
State:

37%
March 2019 cost of living index in zip code 98248: 98.6 (near average, U.S. average is 100)

Land area: 70.8 sq. mi.
Water area: 2.3 sq. mi.
Population density: 343 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 2017:
This zip code:

0.9% ($2,821)
Washington:

1.0% ($3,226)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $2,767 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $2,959 (1.0%)

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Males: 11,374  (46.7%)
Females: 12,957  (53.3%)

For population 25 years and over in 98248:

  • High school or higher: 91.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 27.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.4%
  • Unemployed: 5.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in 98248:

  • Never married: 27.4%
  • Now married: 56.4%
  • Separated: 1.0%
  • Widowed: 3.8%
  • Divorced: 11.4%

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 (2017)
    • 18,01299.3%White
    • 2,27412.5%Hispanic or Latino
    • 6233.4%American Indian
    • 6013.3%Asian
    • 5983.3%Two or more races
    • 1600.9%Black
    • 580.3%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander
    • 350.2%Some other race
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Urban population: 12,311
Rural population: 12,020

Estimated median house/condo value in 2017: $323,532
98248:

$323,532
Washington:

$339,000



According to our research of Washington and other state lists, there were 15 registered sex offenders living in 98248 zip code as of January 17, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in zip code 98248 is 1,566 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:

38.9 years
Washington median age:

37.7 years
Average household size:
This zip code:

2.7 people
Washington:

2.6 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 2017:
This zip code:

$68,564
Washington:

$70,979
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:

53.5%
Washington:

47.8%
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This zip code:

5.4%
Washington:

7.6%
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.1% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Household received Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 1,550
Household did not receive Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 7,349


Women who had a birth in the past 12 months: 348 (272 now married, 77 unmarried)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months: 5,644 (2,758 now married, 2,873 unmarried)


Housing units in zip code 98248 with a mortgage: 4,643 (175 second mortgage, 468 home equity loan, 29 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,842

Median monthly owner costs for units with a mortgage: $1,666
Median monthly owner costs for units without a mortgage: $498

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2017:
This zip code:

11.1%
Whole state:

11.0%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2017:
This zip code:

5.3%
Whole state:

6.0%
Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.3
State:

6.5
Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.6
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)
  • 4842014 or later
  • 5832010 to 2013
  • 1,7562000 to 2009
  • 1,4031990 to 1999
  • 1,3421980 to 1989
  • 1,6461970 to 1979
  • 7851960 to 1969
  • 4281950 to 1959
  • 2461940 to 1949
  • 8401939 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
  • 1541 bedroom
  • 8872 bedrooms
  • 3,3603 bedrooms
  • 1,5594 bedrooms
  • 4305+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Ferndale, WA (98248)
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Ferndale, WA (98248)
  • 21no bedroom
  • 3331 bedroom
  • 9522 bedrooms
  • 8103 bedrooms
  • 1474 bedrooms
  • 225+ 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
  • 175no vehicle
  • 1,1041 vehicle
  • 2,7962 vehicles
  • 1,5753 vehicles
  • 5764 vehicles
  • 3175+ 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
  • 212no vehicle
  • 1,1411 vehicle
  • 6202 vehicles
  • 3003 vehicles
  • 1624 vehicles
  • 375+ vehicles

  • Zip code 98248 household income distribution in 2017

  • Zip code 98248 household income distribution in 2017
  • 799Less than $10,000
  • 290$10,000 to $14,999
  • 260$15,000 to $19,999
  • 242$20,000 to $24,999
  • 399$25,000 to $29,999
  • 498$30,000 to $34,999
  • 410$35,000 to $39,999
  • 204$40,000 to $44,999
  • 314$45,000 to $49,999
  • 501$50,000 to $59,999
  • 945$60,000 to $74,999
  • 1,509$75,000 to $99,999
  • 1,017$100,000 to $124,999
  • 758$125,000 to $149,999
  • 610$150,000 to $199,999
  • 192$200,000 or more
  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2017 in zip code 98248

  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2017 in zip code 98248
  • 98Less than $10,000
  • 17$10,000 to $14,999
  • 38$15,000 to $19,999
  • 16$20,000 to $24,999
  • 14$25,000 to $29,999
  • 18$40,000 to $49,999
  • 12$50,000 to $59,999
  • 31$60,000 to $69,999
  • 26$70,000 to $79,999
  • 26$80,000 to $89,999
  • 1$90,000 to $99,999
  • 193$100,000 to $124,999
  • 180$125,000 to $149,999
  • 199$150,000 to $174,999
  • 230$175,000 to $199,999
  • 1,366$200,000 to $249,999
  • 970$250,000 to $299,999
  • 1,447$300,000 to $399,999
  • 965$400,000 to $499,999
  • 912$500,000 to $749,999
  • 54$750,000 to $999,999
  • 16$1,000,000 to $1,499,999
  • 22$1,500,000 to $1,999,999
  • 20$2,000,000 or more
  • Rent paid by renters in 2017 in zip code 98248

  • Rent paid by renters in 2017 in zip code 98248
  • 11Less than $100
  • 71$100 to $149
  • 92$150 to $199
  • 74$200 to $249
  • 57$250 to $299
  • 7$300 to $349
  • 57$350 to $399
  • 30$400 to $449
  • 54$550 to $599
  • 140$600 to $649
  • 221$650 to $699
  • 198$700 to $749
  • 123$750 to $799
  • 258$800 to $899
  • 208$900 to $999
  • 270$1,000 to $1,249
  • 150$1,250 to $1,499
  • 193$1,500 to $1,999
  • 52$2,000 to $2,499
  • 150No cash rent

Median gross rent in 2017: $945.


Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2017: $260,963.

Estimated median house (or condo) value in 2017 for:

  • White Non-Hispanic householders: $332,336
  • Black or African American householders: $357,646
  • American Indian or Alaska Native householders: $341,579
  • Asian householders: $231,094
  • Some other race householders: $256,845
  • Two or more races householders: $372,612
  • Hispanic or Latino householders: $251,342

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $323,532
98248:

$323,532
Washington:

$339,000
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $240,954 - $449,164

Mean price in 2017:

Detached houses: $414,287
Here:

$414,287
State:

$447,152

Townhouses or other attached units: $409,780
Here:

$409,780
State:

$391,417

In 2-unit structures: $266,996
Here:

$266,996
State:

$295,878

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $351,102
Here:

$351,102
State:

$323,576

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $266,480
Here:

$266,480
State:

$382,353

Mobile homes: $178,217
Here:

$178,217
State:

$131,988

Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $32,464
Here:

$32,464
State:

$87,922
Owners and renters by unit type in zip code 98248

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 6,766
  • One, attached: 171
  • Two: 241
  • 3 or 4: 410
  • 5 to 9: 201
  • 10 to 19: 284
  • 20 to 49: 150
  • 50 or more: 45
  • Mobile homes: 911
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 91

Unemployment: 5.2%

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 98248

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 98248
  • 88.1%10,130Drove a car alone
  • 6.0%685Carpooled
  • 0.3%34Bus or trolley bus
  • 0.2%19Motorcycle
  • 0.8%91Walked
  • 1.1%132Other means
  • 3.5%403Worked at home
  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 98248

  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 98248
  • 310Less than 5 minutes
  • 1,3545 to 9 minutes
  • 1,49410 to 14 minutes
  • 2,68115 to 19 minutes
  • 2,46220 to 24 minutes
  • 89425 to 29 minutes
  • 76230 to 34 minutes
  • 6735 to 39 minutes
  • 17640 to 44 minutes
  • 34245 to 59 minutes
  • 25360 to 89 minutes
  • 26990 or more minutes

Percentage of zip code residents living and working in this county: 91.2%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 24,227
  • In family households: 21,207 (3,585 male householders, 2,900 female householders)
    5,281 spouses, 7,478 children (6,880 natural, 235 adopted, 365 stepchildren), 450 grandchildren, 225 brothers or sisters, 177 parents, 243 other relatives, 638 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 3,005 (1,080 male householders (772 living alone)), 1,365 female householders (1,205 living alone)), 556 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 111 (0 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 2,812 2-persons, 1,389 3-persons, 1,430 4-persons, 488 5-persons, 234 6-persons, 129 7-or-more-persons

Size of nonfamily households: 1,979 1-person, 431 2-persons, 31 3-persons, 4 4-persons

3,978 married couples with children.
1,106 single-parent households (264 men, 842 women).

86.3% of residents of 98248 zip code speak English at home.
7.7% of residents speak Spanish at home (68% very well, 16% well, 12% not well, 4% not at all).
4.3% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (74% very well, 13% well, 11% not well, 3% not at all).
1.4% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (50% very well, 25% well, 25% not well).
0.1% of residents speak other language at home (42% very well, 58% well).

Foreign born population: 2,285 (9.4%)
(53.4% of them are naturalized citizens)
This zip code:

9.4%
Whole state:

14.3%
Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents
  • 12%Bangladesh
  • 4%Bolivia
  • 3%Costa Rica
  • 3%Burma
  • 2%Russia
  • 2%Serbia
  • 2%Romania
Most common first ancestries reported in 98248
  • 9%German
  • 7%American
  • 7%Dutch
  • 6%Norwegian
  • 5%European
  • 4%Irish
  • 3%English
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 4712010 or later
  • 6722000 to 2009
  • 6721990 to 1999
  • 942Before 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: 2.0%
Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 2.2%

Most commonly used house heating fuel
  • 45.6%Utility gas
  • 35.0%Electricity
  • 12.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 4.2%Wood
  • 2.0%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.5%Other fuel

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

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

  • This state: 14,091
  • Northeast: 825
  • Midwest: 1,649
  • South: 1,052
  • West: 3,942

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.

91% of the 98248 zip code residents lived in the same house 1 year ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 69% moved from this county.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 17% moved from different county within same state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 13% moved from different state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 1% 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): 367
Here:

13.5%
Washington:

10.9%
Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 89
Here:

5.8%
Washington:

8.0%
Students in private undergraduate colleges: 97
Here:

7.5%
Washington:

16.1%
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Class of Workers in 2017
Occupation by median earnings in the past 12 months
  • Occupation by median earnings in the past 12 months ($)
  • 105,970Law enforcement workers including supervisors
  • 88,788Life, physical, and social science occupations
  • 72,886Architecture and engineering occupations
  • 72,230Management occupations
  • 66,371Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations
  • 63,376Legal 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
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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