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98597 Zip Code (Yelm, WA) Detailed Profile




Cities: Yelm, WA (4.06%), North Yelm, WA (2.94%)
County: Thurston County, WA
Estimated zip code population in 2019: 24,257
Zip code population in 2010: 21,557
Zip code population in 2000: 14,356

Houses and condos: 9,361
Renter-occupied apartments: 2,073
% of renters here:

24%
State:

37%
March 2019 cost of living index in zip code 98597: 109.9 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)

Land area: 111.6 sq. mi.
Water area: 3.7 sq. mi.
Population density: 217 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

Age and Sex of Residents in zip code 98597
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Real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2019:
This zip code:

1.0% ($2,560)
Washington:

0.9% ($3,601)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $2,580 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $2,509 (1.1%)

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Males: 11,638  (48.0%)
Females: 12,619  (52.0%)

For population 25 years and over in 98597:

  • High school or higher: 93.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 18.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.6%
  • Unemployed: 7.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 41.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in 98597:

  • Never married: 27.1%
  • Now married: 55.9%
  • Separated: 0.7%
  • Widowed: 5.0%
  • Divorced: 11.3%

Zip code 98597 compared to state average:

  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • House age below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
  • Races in zip code 98597 (2019)
    • 17,62281.7%White
    • 1,6837.8%Hispanic or Latino
    • 1,0054.7%Two or more races
    • 4181.9%Asian
    • 3801.8%Black
    • 3101.4%American Indian
    • 1070.5%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander
    • 320.1%Some other race
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Urban population: 9,783
Rural population: 14,473

Estimated median house/condo value in 2019: $265,490
98597:

$265,490
Washington:

$387,600



According to our research of Washington and other state lists, there were 19 registered sex offenders living in 98597 zip code as of November 27, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in zip code 98597 is 1,201 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this zip code is near the state average.


Median resident age:
This zip code:

35.7 years
Washington median age:

37.9 years
Average household size:
This zip code:

2.8 people
Washington:

2.5 people

Averages for the 2012 tax year for zip code 98597, filed in 2013:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2012: $49,021 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$49,021
State:

$69,533

Salary/wage: $44,492 (reported on 84.3% of returns)
Here:

$44,492
State:

$57,267
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 75.0% for AGIs below $25k, 79.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 80.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 81.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 80.2% for AGIs $100k-200k, 41.0% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $962 (reported on 28.9% of returns)
This zip code:

$962
Washington:

$1,816
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.8% for AGIs below $25k, 0.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.4% for AGIs $100k-200k, 1.4% for AGIs over 200k)

Ordinary dividends: $3,767 (reported on 10.6% of returns)
Here:

$3,767
State:

$8,163
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.0% for AGIs below $25k, 0.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.4% for AGIs $100k-200k, 4.2% for AGIs over 200k)

Net capital gain/loss in AGI: +$10,985 (reported on 9.3% of returns)
Here:

+$10,985
State:

+$21,568
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.0% for AGIs $100k-200k, 20.3% for AGIs over 200k)

Profit/loss from business: +$8,196 (reported on 10.7% of returns)
Here:

+$8,196
State:

+$16,521
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 5.0% for AGIs below $25k, 1.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.4% for AGIs $100k-200k, 2.3% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxable individual retirement arrangement distribution: $11,858 (reported on 6.0% of returns)
98597:

$11,858
Washington:

$18,648
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.8% for AGIs below $25k, 1.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.2% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Total itemized deductions: $19,181 (24% of AGI, reported on 32.8% of returns)
Here:

$19,181
State:

$23,872

Here:

23.8% of AGI
State:

18.2% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 11.5% for AGIs below $25k, 11.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 14.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 14.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 13.6% for AGIs $100k-200k, 9.3% for AGIs over 200k)

Charity contributions: $2,607 (reported on 22.7% of returns)
Here:

$2,607
State:

$4,465
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.6% for AGIs below $25k, 0.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.4% for AGIs $100k-200k, 1.7% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxes paid: $4,615 (reported on 32.4% of returns)
98597:

$4,615
State:

$6,400
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.2% for AGIs below $25k, 2.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 3.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 3.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 3.6% for AGIs $100k-200k, 2.3% for AGIs over 200k)

Earned income credit: $2,256 (reported on 20.9% of returns)
Here:

$2,256
State:

$2,073
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 7.0% for AGIs below $25k, 1.6% for AGIs $25k-50k)

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2012 taxes: 41.3%
Here:

41%
State:

43%
(% for various income ranges: 36.8% for AGIs below $25k, 41.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 43.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 44.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 48.8% for AGIs $100k-200k, 66.7% for AGIs over 200k)

Averages for the 2004 tax year for zip code 98597, filed in 2005:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2004: $39,640 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$39,640
State:

$54,331

Salary/wage: $37,091 (reported on 84.6% of returns)
Here:

$37,091
State:

$45,761
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 127.0% for AGIs below $10k, 75.4% for AGIs $10k-25k, 83.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 85.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 83.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 58.4% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $1,330 (reported on 36.1% of returns)
This zip code:

$1,330
Washington:

$2,110
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 7.1% for AGIs below $10k, 1.9% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.2% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable dividends: $1,670 (reported on 14.4% of returns)
Here:

$1,670
State:

$5,879
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 3.5% for AGIs below $10k, 0.8% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.0% for AGIs over 100k)

Net capital gain/loss: +$6,544 (reported on 12.7% of returns)
Here:

+$6,544
State:

+$15,835
(% of AGI for various income ranges: -3.7% for AGIs below $10k, 0.2% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.6% for AGIs $75k-100k, 8.5% for AGIs over 100k)

Profit/loss from business: +$8,127 (reported on 13.1% of returns)
Here:

+$8,127
State:

+$13,994
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 14.0% for AGIs below $10k, 4.5% for AGIs $10k-25k, 2.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 4.3% for AGIs over 100k)

IRA payment deduction: $2,639 (reported on 1.5% of returns)
98597:

$2,639
Washington:

$3,001
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.1% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.1% for AGIs over 100k)

Self-employed pension: $12,846 (reported on 0.2% of returns)
Here:

$12,846
Washington:

$14,244

Total itemized deductions: $16,078 (26% of AGI, reported on 35.4% of returns)
Here:

$16,078
State:

$19,669

Here:

25.6% of AGI
State:

20.7% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 18.3% for AGIs below $10k, 12.4% for AGIs $10k-25k, 13.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 15.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 16.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 12.7% for AGIs over 100k)

Charity contributions deductions: $2,050 (3% of AGI, reported on 26.6% of returns)
Here:

$2,050
State:

$3,569

Here:

3.0% of AGI
State:

3.5% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.5% for AGIs below $10k, 0.8% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.0% for AGIs over 100k)

Total tax: $4,905 (reported on 72.7% of returns)
98597:

$4,905
State:

$9,065
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 4.0% for AGIs below $10k, 3.7% for AGIs $10k-25k, 5.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 7.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 10.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 17.5% for AGIs over 100k)

Earned income credit: $1,670 (reported on 17.6% of returns)
Here:

$1,670
State:

$1,607

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2004 taxes: 52.2%
Here:

52%
State:

49%
(% for various income ranges: 44.9% for AGIs below $10k, 54.3% for AGIs $10k-25k, 53.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 52.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 50.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 60.5% for AGIs over 100k)

Estimated median household income in 2019:
This zip code:

$73,853
Washington:

$78,687
Yelm, WA (98597) map Nearest zip codes: 98558, 98576, 98580, 98533, 98387, 98570.
Yelm Zip Code Map

Percentage of family households:
This zip code:

56.3%
Washington:

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

8.9%
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: 1,115
Household did not receive Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 7,515


Women who had a birth in the past 12 months: 354 (241 now married, 112 unmarried)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months: 5,453 (2,899 now married, 2,533 unmarried)


Housing units in zip code 98597 with a mortgage: 4,722 (124 second mortgage, 172 home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,834

Median monthly owner costs for units with a mortgage: $1,617
Median monthly owner costs for units without a mortgage: $463

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

8.1%
Whole state:

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

3.6%
Whole state:

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

6.2
State:

6.4
Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

5.4
State:

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

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  • Notable locations in zip code 98597: Burnham Ranch (A), Alder Lake Campground (B), Yelm Sewage Treatment Plant (C), Thurston County Fire District 2 and 4 Southeast Thurston Fire Authority Station 22 - Lake Lawrence (D), Thurston County Fire Protection District 17 (E), Thurston County Fire Protection District 2 (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Lakes, reservoirs, and swamps: Clear Lake (A), McKenzie Lake (B), Solberg Lake (C), Elbow Lake (D), Bald Hill Lake (E), Gehrke Lake (F), Goodwin Lake (G), Bass Lake (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Rivers and creeks: Edna Creek (A), Elbow Lake Creek (B), Fall Creek (C), Johnson Creek (D), Lackamas Creek (E), Little Deschutes River (F), Little Nisqually River (G), Mashel River (H), Mitchell Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Year house built
  • Year house built (houses)
  • 5832014 or later
  • 7282010 to 2013
  • 2,8092000 to 2009
  • 2,1331990 to 1999
  • 1,0601980 to 1989
  • 1,0721970 to 1979
  • 2201960 to 1969
  • 1941950 to 1959
  • 831940 to 1949
  • 4881939 or earlier

Zip code 98597 satellite photo by USGS

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Yelm, WA (98597)
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Yelm, WA (98597)
  • 94no bedroom
  • 2191 bedroom
  • 9292 bedrooms
  • 3,7663 bedrooms
  • 1,3494 bedrooms
  • 2115+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Yelm, WA (98597)
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Yelm, WA (98597)
  • 24no bedroom
  • 3151 bedroom
  • 3642 bedrooms
  • 1,1643 bedrooms
  • 1374 bedrooms
  • 455+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Yelm, WA (98597) in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Yelm, WA (98597) in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 42no vehicle
  • 1,2821 vehicle
  • 2,8452 vehicles
  • 1,6633 vehicles
  • 4384 vehicles
  • 3345+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Yelm, WA (98597) in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Yelm, WA (98597) in renter-occupied apartments
  • 131no vehicle
  • 6891 vehicle
  • 6842 vehicles
  • 4513 vehicles
  • 724 vehicles
  • 595+ vehicles

  • Zip code 98597 household income distribution in 2019

  • Zip code 98597 household income distribution in 2019
  • 440Less than $10,000
  • 118$10,000 to $14,999
  • 252$15,000 to $19,999
  • 332$20,000 to $24,999
  • 242$25,000 to $29,999
  • 347$30,000 to $34,999
  • 407$35,000 to $39,999
  • 345$40,000 to $44,999
  • 338$45,000 to $49,999
  • 786$50,000 to $59,999
  • 886$60,000 to $74,999
  • 1,862$75,000 to $99,999
  • 902$100,000 to $124,999
  • 489$125,000 to $149,999
  • 562$150,000 to $199,999
  • 336$200,000 or more
  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2019 in zip code 98597

  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2019 in zip code 98597
  • 18Less than $10,000
  • 67$10,000 to $14,999
  • 28$15,000 to $19,999
  • 45$20,000 to $24,999
  • 20$25,000 to $29,999
  • 34$30,000 to $34,999
  • 17$40,000 to $49,999
  • 148$50,000 to $59,999
  • 78$60,000 to $69,999
  • 99$70,000 to $79,999
  • 17$80,000 to $89,999
  • 418$100,000 to $124,999
  • 255$125,000 to $149,999
  • 418$150,000 to $174,999
  • 402$175,000 to $199,999
  • 1,257$200,000 to $249,999
  • 895$250,000 to $299,999
  • 1,182$300,000 to $399,999
  • 776$400,000 to $499,999
  • 328$500,000 to $749,999
  • 49$750,000 to $999,999
  • 9$1,000,000 to $1,499,999
  • 115$2,000,000 or more
  • Rent paid by renters in 2019 in zip code 98597

  • Rent paid by renters in 2019 in zip code 98597
  • 40$200 to $249
  • 44$500 to $549
  • 34$600 to $649
  • 61$750 to $799
  • 340$800 to $899
  • 184$900 to $999
  • 315$1,000 to $1,249
  • 564$1,250 to $1,499
  • 394$1,500 to $1,999
  • 125No cash rent

Median gross rent in 2019: $1,404.


Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2019: $312,168.

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

  • White Non-Hispanic householders: $283,844
  • Black or African American householders: $338,035
  • American Indian or Alaska Native householders: $308,754
  • Asian householders: $394,192
  • Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander householders: $282,970
  • Some other race householders: $284,281
  • Two or more races householders: $242,109
  • Hispanic or Latino householders: $251,505

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $265,490
98597:

$265,490
Washington:

$387,600
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $180,963 - $375,874

Mean price in 2019:

Detached houses: $296,930
Here:

$296,930
State:

$510,505

Mobile homes: $113,660
Here:

$113,660
State:

$172,568
Owners and renters by unit type in zip code 98597
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 7,022
  • One, attached: 118
  • Two: 46
  • 3 or 4: 17
  • 5 to 9: 112
  • 10 to 19: 97
  • 20 to 49: 88
  • 50 or more: 79
  • Mobile homes: 1,681
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 40

Unemployment: 7.7%

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 98597

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 98597
  • 83.2%8,445Drove a car alone
  • 8.6%874Carpooled
  • 0.7%75Bus or trolley bus
  • 0.7%74Motorcycle
  • 0.4%45Bicycle
  • 0.2%18Walked
  • 1.4%146Other means
  • 4.5%455Worked at home
  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 98597

  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 98597
  • 179Less than 5 minutes
  • 6745 to 9 minutes
  • 72410 to 14 minutes
  • 46015 to 19 minutes
  • 36720 to 24 minutes
  • 40925 to 29 minutes
  • 1,38030 to 34 minutes
  • 66635 to 39 minutes
  • 76840 to 44 minutes
  • 1,88045 to 59 minutes
  • 1,41260 to 89 minutes
  • 76390 or more minutes

Percentage of zip code residents living and working in this county: 49.1%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 24,257
  • Male householders: 4,799 (581 living alone), Female householders: 3,852 (1,129 living alone)
  • 4,959 spouses (4,926 opposite-sex spouses), 625 unmarried partners, (613 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 7,999 children (7,263 natural, 105 adopted, 634 stepchildren), 420 grandchildren, 241 brothers or sisters, 197 parents, 54 foster children, 363 other relatives, 719 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 15 (-1 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 2,743 2-persons, 1,177 3-persons, 1,224 4-persons, 983 5-persons, 203 6-persons, 119 7-or-more-persons

Size of nonfamily households: 1,712 1-person, 401 2-persons, 28 3-persons, 21 4-persons, 7 5-persons

4,111 married couples with children.
1,538 single-parent households (535 men, 1,003 women).

92.3% of residents of 98597 zip code speak English at home.
4.0% of residents speak Spanish at home (78% very well, 17% well, 4% not at all).
1.4% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (100% very well).
1.8% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (66% very well, 32% well, 2% not well).
0.1% of residents speak other language at home (100% very well).

Foreign born population: 1,167 (4.8%)
(51.1% of them are naturalized citizens)
This zip code:

4.8%
Whole state:

14.9%
Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents
  • 24%Honduras
  • 14%France
  • 13%Japan
  • 5%Syria
  • 4%Malaysia
  • 4%Costa Rica
  • 3%Taiwan
Most common first ancestries reported in 98597
  • 13%German
  • 11%Irish
  • 8%American
  • 6%European
  • 4%Italian
  • 4%Norwegian
  • 3%English
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 3202010 or later
  • 5142000 to 2009
  • 2331990 to 1999
  • 790Before 1990

Zip code 98597 topographic map

Facilities with environmental interests located in this zip code:

  • AMTECH CORPORATION (406 RAILROAD STREET in YELM, WA)
    AIR MAJOR (AIRS/AFS)
    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)
    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
    TRI REPORTER (Tracking of toxic chemicals releasing facilities)
    STATE MASTER (Washington State Department of Ecology's Facility/Site identification system) - TOXICS-SW0606, VOLUNTARY CLEAN UP PROGRAM, HAZWASTE-WAD982657694, HAZARDOUS WASTE PROGRAM, TOXICS-, VOLUNTARY CLEAN UP PROGRAM, HAZWASTE-WAD982657694, TRI REPORTER, LQG
    Business SIC classification: LAMINATED PLASTICS PLATE, SHEET, AND PROFILE SHAPES; PLASTICS FOAM PRODUCTS; PLASTICS PRODUCTS
    Business NAICS classification: ALL OTHER PLASTICS PRODUCT MANUFACTURING.; ALL OTHER PLASTICS PRODUCT MANUFACTURING.
  • 22622 SE BLUE OX TRAIL DRUG LAB (22622 SE BLUE OX TRAIL SE in YELM, WA)
    Small Quantity Generators, between 100 kg and 1000 kg of hazardous waste/month (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    STATE MASTER (Washington State Department of Ecology's Facility/Site identification system) - HAZWASTE-WAH000020552, HAZARDOUS WASTE PROGRAM
    Organizations: RON HOLCOMB (CONTACT/OPERATOR) , WA ECY (CONTACT/OWNER)
  • BNH AUTO WRECKING (17505 110TH AVE SE in YELM, WA)
    Conditionally Exempt Small Quantity Generators, less than 100 kg/month of hazardous waste (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste)) - notification
    STATE MASTER (Washington State Department of Ecology's Facility/Site identification system) - HAZWASTE-WAD988495198, CESQG
    Business SIC classification: MOTOR VEHICLE PARTS, USED; SCRAP AND WASTE MATERIALS
    Organizations: CURTIS OLIVER (CONTACT/OPERATOR)

Zip code 98597 marital status for males
Zip code 98597 marital status for females

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 0.1%
Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 1.6%

Most commonly used house heating fuel
  • 61.6%Electricity
  • 16.5%Utility gas
  • 13.7%Wood
  • 6.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.0%Other fuel
  • 0.6%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.

Population in 1990: 9,553. Population change in the 1990s: +4,803 (+50.3%).

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

  • This state: 10,434
  • Northeast: 1,129
  • Midwest: 2,594
  • South: 2,988
  • West: 5,278

51% of the 98597 zip code residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 41% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 50% lived in Washington.

85% of the 98597 zip code residents lived in the same house 1 year ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 41% moved from this county.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 30% moved from different county within same state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 26% moved from different state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 3% moved from abroad.

Year householders moved into unit in Yelm, WA (98597)

Private vs. public school enrollment:

Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 264
Here:

10.4%
Washington:

10.3%
Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 30
Here:

2.7%
Washington:

7.1%
Students in private undergraduate colleges: 325
Here:

24.7%
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 ($)
  • 82,768Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations
  • 78,550Computer and mathematical occupations
  • 73,987Architecture and engineering occupations
  • 67,681Management occupations
  • 62,509Transportation occupations
  • 61,806Fire fighting and prevention, and other protective service workers including supervisors

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

  • AMTECH CORPORATION (406 RAILROAD STREET; small business) : $17,203,848 in 1644 contracts from 2000 to 2006
    Contracts for Vehicular Cab, Body, and Frame Structural Components, Plastics Fabricated Materials, Miscellaneous Vehicular Components, ADP Software, and more by Defense Logistics Agency, Army, Navy, Air Force, and others
    Signed by year: 2000: $26,500; 2001: $38,590; 2002: $204,331; 2003: $2,691,024; 2004: $6,471,168; 2005: $7,302,580; 2006: $469,655.

    Biggest contracts:
    $443,951 with Defense Logistics Agency for Vehicular Cab, Body, and Frame Structural Components. Signed on 2004-10-29. Completion date: 2004-10-29.
    $252,987 with Army for Plastics Fabricated Materials. Signed on 2003-09-11. Completion date: 2003-11-10.
    $251,039 with Navy for Miscellaneous Vehicular Components. Signed on 2003-12-24. Completion date: 2004-02-27.
    $189,336, same as above. Signed on 2004-05-17. Completion date: 2004-07-16.
  • TECHNICAL TRAINING SOLUTION (9209 MOUNTAIN VIEW RD S E; small business) : $64,999 in 2 contracts from 2003 to 2004
    $58,899 with Navy for Other Education and Training Services. Signed on 2003-08-29. Completion date: 2003-09-23.
    $6,100 with Army for Training/Curriculum Development. Taking place in KY. Signed on 2004-09-16. Completion date: 2004-05-31.
  • FOWLER DAVID (19404 161ST WAY SE; small business)
    $30,000 with Army for Certifications and Accreditations for Educational Institutions. Signed on 2004-08-11. Completion date: 2005-08-31.
  • HAUGEN, MICHAEL (14207 93RD AVENUE SE; small business) : $10,000 in 2 contracts from 2004 to 2005
    $5,000 with Army for Vocational/Technical. Signed on 2005-11-15. Completion date: 2005-10-17.
    $5,000 with Army for Other Professional Services. Signed on 2004-11-29. Completion date: 2004-12-18.

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

  • Accommodation and Food Services: Limited-Service Restaurants (20-49 employees: 3 establishments, 10-19 employees: 3 establishments, 5-9 employees: 1 establishment, 1-4 employees: 3 establishments)
  • Accommodation and Food Services: Full-Service Restaurants (50-99: 1, 20-49: 1, 10-19: 3, 1-4: 3)
  • Other Services (except Public Administration): Religious Organizations (20-49: 1, 10-19: 2, 5-9: 2, 1-4: 3)
  • Construction: Masonry Contractors (50-99: 1)
  • Information: Motion Picture Theaters (except Drive-Ins) (50-99: 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:

  • 81 people in group homes intended for adults

People in group quarters in 2000:

  • 44 people in other noninstitutional group quarters

Fatal accident statistics in 2014:

  • Fatal accident count: 4
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 7
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 1
  • Fatalities: 4
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 8
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0

Fatal accident statistics in 2012:

  • Fatal accident count: 1
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 2
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 1
  • Fatalities: 1
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 2
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 full and 2 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 ORIGINATED444$211,42890$175,1631,288$211,74953$121,0872$766,68073$163,345192$146,124
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED36$206,46015$165,338134$214,4914$39,5130$014$150,57020$139,104
APPLICATIONS DENIED100$185,99646$150,548473$210,75030$45,4060$047$162,073112$121,241
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN50$195,34915$149,870377$215,66514$127,8022$795,52027$170,87247$134,739
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS8$177,9092$182,180115$220,2269$51,2960$04$149,9537$123,286

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0124.10 , 0125.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 full and 2 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 ORIGINATED10$195,82325$236,9670$00$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED9$200,98214$276,5872$137,2250$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED8$223,3869$227,2530$01$127,760
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN7$256,6345$234,0240$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS2$129,2700$00$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0124.10 , 0125.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in zip code 98597
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in zip code 98597 - 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 fires per year is 118. The highest number of fire incidents - 173 took place in 2002, and the least - 69 in 2005. The data has a decreasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Zip Code 98597 When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (39.2%), and Outside Fires (39.1%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Zip Code 98597
    • 78739.2%Structure Fires
    • 78539.1%Outside Fires
    • 22211.1%Other
    • 21310.6%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for zip code 98597, Washington

Most common first names in zip code 98597 among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John5773.5 years
James4963.2 years
William4573.7 years
Charles3671.9 years
Robert3672.2 years
Mary3580.1 years
Richard3369.8 years
Dorothy3174.0 years
George2975.8 years
Donald2366.6 years
Most common last names in zip code 98597 among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Brown2375.2 years
Johnson1872.7 years
Smith1779.5 years
Miller1377.1 years
Anderson1268.7 years
Jones1177.6 years
Harris972.3 years
Nelson977.2 years
Cook975.7 years
Walker973.6 years
Businesses in zip code 98597
NameCountNameCount
AutoZone1RadioShack1
Blockbuster1Rite Aid1
Burger King1Safeway1
Dairy Queen1Starbucks2
Domino's Pizza1Subway1
FedEx3T-Mobile1
GNC1Taco Bell1
H&R Block1True Value2
Jack In The Box1U-Haul1
KFC1UPS1
McDonald's1Vons1
Pizza Hut1Walmart1
Quiznos1
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