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98923 Zip Code (Cowiche, WA) Detailed Profile




City: Cowiche, WA (7.94%)
County: Yakima County, WA
Estimated zip code population in 2019: 1,228
Zip code population in 2010: 1,434
Zip code population in 2000: 1,564

Houses and condos: 470
Renter-occupied apartments: 251
% of renters here:

59%
State:

37%
March 2019 cost of living index in zip code 98923: 86.6 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Land area: 6.0 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.0 sq. mi.
Population density: 204 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

Age and Sex of Residents in zip code 98923
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Real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2019:
This zip code:

1.2% ($1,544)
Washington:

0.9% ($3,601)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $1,658 (1.5%)

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Males: 746  (60.8%)
Females: 481  (39.2%)

For population 25 years and over in 98923:

  • High school or higher: 81.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 11.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 30.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in 98923:

  • Never married: 32.7%
  • Now married: 52.0%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 3.5%
  • Divorced: 11.8%

Zip code 98923 compared to state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
  • Races in zip code 98923 (2019)
    • 76153.1%White
    • 62743.7%Hispanic or Latino
    • 271.9%Two or more races
    • 90.6%American Indian
    • 80.6%Asian
    • 20.1%Black
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Estimated median house/condo value in 2019: $124,397
98923:

$124,397
Washington:

$387,600
Median resident age:
This zip code:

32.3 years
Washington median age:

37.9 years
Average household size:
This zip code:

2.9 people
Washington:

2.5 people

Averages for the 2012 tax year for zip code 98923, filed in 2013:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2012: $42,879 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$42,879
State:

$69,533

Salary/wage: $34,980 (reported on 91.4% of returns)
Here:

$34,980
State:

$57,267
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 88.5% for AGIs below $25k, 87.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 87.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 76.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 51.1% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $414 (reported on 20.0% of returns)
This zip code:

$414
Washington:

$1,816
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.2% for AGIs below $25k, 0.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.3% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Ordinary dividends: $1,550 (reported on 8.6% of returns)
Here:

$1,550
State:

$8,163

Net capital gain/loss in AGI: +$1,875 (reported on 5.7% of returns)
Here:

+$1,875
State:

+$21,568

Profit/loss from business: +$5,850 (reported on 8.6% of returns)
Here:

+$5,850
State:

+$16,521

Taxable individual retirement arrangement distribution: $8,600 (reported on 5.7% of returns)
98923:

$8,600
Washington:

$18,648

Total itemized deductions: $21,109 (19% of AGI, reported on 15.7% of returns)
Here:

$21,109
State:

$23,872

Here:

19.4% of AGI
State:

18.2% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 14.7% for AGIs below $25k, 6.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 13.6% for AGIs $75k-100k, 8.8% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Charity contributions: $5,700 (reported on 12.9% of returns)
Here:

$5,700
State:

$4,465
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 3.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.8% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Taxes paid: $4,109 (reported on 15.7% of returns)
98923:

$4,109
State:

$6,400
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.5% for AGIs below $25k, 1.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.8% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Earned income credit: $2,282 (reported on 24.3% of returns)
Here:

$2,282
State:

$2,073
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 6.7% for AGIs below $25k, 1.8% for AGIs $25k-50k)

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2012 taxes: 54.3%
Here:

54%
State:

43%
(% for various income ranges: 51.6% for AGIs below $25k, 60.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 55.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 40.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 60.0% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Averages for the 2004 tax year for zip code 98923, filed in 2005:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2004: $34,054 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$34,054
State:

$54,331

Salary/wage: $30,783 (reported on 89.4% of returns)
Here:

$30,783
State:

$45,761
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 91.8% for AGIs below $10k, 86.0% for AGIs $10k-25k, 87.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 87.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 73.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 57.1% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $1,103 (reported on 32.9% of returns)
This zip code:

$1,103
Washington:

$2,110
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.5% for AGIs below $10k, 1.5% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.2% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable dividends: $1,908 (reported on 14.7% of returns)
Here:

$1,908
State:

$5,879
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.1% for AGIs below $10k, 0.6% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.6% for AGIs over 100k)

Net capital gain/loss: +$2,339 (reported on 10.5% of returns)
Here:

+$2,339
State:

+$15,835
(% of AGI for various income ranges: -2.3% for AGIs below $10k, 0.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.9% for AGIs over 100k)

Profit/loss from business: +$5,294 (reported on 8.6% of returns)
Here:

+$5,294
State:

+$13,994

Profit/loss from farming: +$2,600 (reported on 4.2% of returns)
Here +$2,600
State -$6,197

Total itemized deductions: $15,698 (25% of AGI, reported on 17.9% of returns)
Here:

$15,698
State:

$19,669

Here:

24.5% of AGI
State:

20.7% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 4.6% for AGIs $10k-25k, 7.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 9.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 9.6% for AGIs $75k-100k, 12.5% for AGIs over 100k)

Charity contributions deductions: $2,629 (4% of AGI, reported on 15.0% of returns)
Here:

$2,629
State:

$3,569

Here:

4.1% of AGI
State:

3.5% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.5% for AGIs below $10k, 1.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.9% for AGIs over 100k)

Total tax: $4,281 (reported on 60.0% of returns)
98923:

$4,281
State:

$9,065
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.5% for AGIs below $10k, 2.3% for AGIs $10k-25k, 4.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 7.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 11.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 15.7% for AGIs over 100k)

Earned income credit: $1,944 (reported on 24.1% of returns)
Here:

$1,944
State:

$1,607

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2004 taxes: 57.5%
Here:

58%
State:

49%
(% for various income ranges: 46.2% for AGIs below $10k, 65.2% for AGIs $10k-25k, 59.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 50.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 48.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 68.2% for AGIs over 100k)

Estimated median household income in 2019:
This zip code:

$51,076
Washington:

$78,687
Cowiche, WA (98923) map Nearest zip codes: 98908, 98947, 98942, 98902, 98933, 98951.
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Percentage of family households:
This zip code:

60.4%
Washington:

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

7.1%
Washington:

49.4%
No gay or lesbian households reported

Household received Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 56
Household did not receive Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 371


Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months: 197 (130 now married, 65 unmarried)


Housing units in zip code 98923 with a mortgage: 46
Houses without a mortgage: 133

Median monthly owner costs for units with a mortgage: $1,387
Median monthly owner costs for units without a mortgage: $287

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

2.6%
Whole state:

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

2.6%
Whole state:

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

5.7
State:

6.4
Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

5.9
State:

4.0
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Year house built
  • Year house built (houses)
  • 02014 or later
  • 02010 to 2013
  • 02000 to 2009
  • 2391990 to 1999
  • 271980 to 1989
  • 901970 to 1979
  • 161960 to 1969
  • 01950 to 1959
  • 151940 to 1949
  • 771939 or earlier

Zip code 98923 satellite photo by USGS

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Cowiche, WA (98923)
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Cowiche, WA (98923)
  • 0no bedroom
  • 01 bedroom
  • 02 bedrooms
  • 1603 bedrooms
  • 04 bedrooms
  • 175+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Cowiche, WA (98923)
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Cowiche, WA (98923)
  • 0no bedroom
  • 221 bedroom
  • 332 bedrooms
  • 03 bedrooms
  • 1944 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Cowiche, WA (98923) in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Cowiche, WA (98923) in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 0no vehicle
  • 451 vehicle
  • 832 vehicles
  • 333 vehicles
  • 164 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Cowiche, WA (98923) in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Cowiche, WA (98923) in renter-occupied apartments
  • 18no vehicle
  • 151 vehicle
  • 1732 vehicles
  • 03 vehicles
  • 04 vehicles
  • 485+ vehicles

  • Zip code 98923 household income distribution in 2019

  • Zip code 98923 household income distribution in 2019
  • 14$10,000 to $14,999
  • 35$20,000 to $24,999
  • 16$25,000 to $29,999
  • 45$30,000 to $34,999
  • 14$35,000 to $39,999
  • 24$40,000 to $44,999
  • 103$45,000 to $49,999
  • 44$50,000 to $59,999
  • 57$60,000 to $74,999
  • 32$75,000 to $99,999
  • 32$100,000 to $124,999
  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2019 in zip code 98923

  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2019 in zip code 98923
  • 13$60,000 to $69,999
  • 38$80,000 to $89,999
  • 12$90,000 to $99,999
  • 21$100,000 to $124,999
  • 13$125,000 to $149,999
  • 33$200,000 to $249,999
  • 31$300,000 to $399,999
  • Rent paid by renters in 2019 in zip code 98923

  • Rent paid by renters in 2019 in zip code 98923
  • 18$500 to $549
  • 29$600 to $649
  • 151$800 to $899
  • 42No cash rent

Median gross rent in 2019: $1,116.

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

  • White Non-Hispanic householders: $142,480
  • American Indian or Alaska Native householders: $129,579
  • Some other race householders: $51,831
  • Hispanic or Latino householders: $55,287

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $124,397
98923:

$124,397
Washington:

$387,600
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $96,760 - $241,046

Mean price in 2019:

Detached houses: $266,034
Here:

$266,034
State:

$510,505

Mobile homes: $164,325
Here:

$164,325
State:

$172,568
Owners and renters by unit type in zip code 98923
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 229
  • One, attached: 15
  • Mobile homes: 220
  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 98923

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 98923
  • 93.4%475Drove a car alone
  • 3.5%18Carpooled
  • 2.6%13Worked at home
  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 98923

  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 98923
  • 66Less than 5 minutes
  • 9510 to 14 minutes
  • 4815 to 19 minutes
  • 3720 to 24 minutes
  • 1525 to 29 minutes
  • 17230 to 34 minutes
  • 1535 to 39 minutes
  • 4290 or more minutes

Percentage of zip code residents living and working in this county: 100.0%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 1,228
  • Male householders: 218 (22 living alone), Female householders: 211 (62 living alone)
  • 193 spouses (193 opposite-sex spouses), 18 unmarried partners, (18 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 582 children (564 natural, 0 adopted, 18 stepchildren), 0 grandchildren, 0 brothers or sisters, 0 parents, 0 foster children, 0 other relatives, 0 non-relatives

Size of family households: 110 2-persons, 46 3-persons, 23 4-persons, 103 5-persons, 43 6-persons

Size of nonfamily households: 83 1-person, 16 2-persons

386 married couples with children.
65 single-parent households (18 men, 47 women).

53.8% of residents of 98923 zip code speak English at home.
45.7% of residents speak Spanish at home (60% very well, 16% well, 17% not well, 7% not at all).

Foreign born population: 241 (19.7%)
(54.1% of them are naturalized citizens)
This zip code:

19.7%
Whole state:

14.9%
Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents
  • 95%Honduras
Most common first ancestries reported in 98923
  • 5%American
  • 5%Irish
  • 2%French
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 02010 or later
  • 442000 to 2009
  • 1421990 to 1999
  • 41Before 1990

Zip code 98923 topographic map


Zip code 98923 marital status for males
Zip code 98923 marital status for females

Most commonly used house heating fuel
  • 70.2%Electricity
  • 29.9%Wood

Population in 1990: 920. Population change in the 1990s: +644 (+70.0%).

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

  • This state: 762
  • Northeast: 32
  • Midwest: 17
  • West: 178

50% of the 98923 zip code residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 90% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 50% lived in Washington.

93% of the 98923 zip code residents lived in the same house 1 year ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 100% moved from this county.

Year householders moved into unit in Cowiche, WA (98923)

Private vs. public school enrollment:

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

0.0%
Washington:

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

0.0%
Washington:

7.1%
Students in private undergraduate colleges:
Here:

0.0%
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 ($)
  • 27,228Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations
  • 24,596Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

Companies with federal contracts located in this zip code:

  • EVANS FRUIT CO INC (200 COWICHE in COWICHE, WA) : $2,236,972 in 69 contracts from 2004 to 2006
    Contracts for Fruits and Vegetables by Defense Logistics Agency
    Signed by year: 2000: $0; 2001: $0; 2002: $0; 2003: $0; 2004: $620,498; 2005: $799,919; 2006: $816,555.

    Biggest contracts:
    $58,405 with Defense Logistics Agency for Fruits and Vegetables. Signed on 2005-12-22. Completion date: 2005-12-22.
    $57,508, same as above. Signed on 2006-02-27. Completion date: 2006-02-27.
    $57,087, same as above. Signed on 2005-11-03. Completion date: 2005-11-03.
    $57,065, same as above. Signed on 2006-04-24. Completion date: 2006-04-24.

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

  • Other Services (except Public Administration): Religious Organizations (20-49 employees: 1 establishment, 1-4 employees: 1 establishment)
  • Wholesale Trade: Farm Supplies Merchant Wholesalers (10-19: 1)
  • Construction: Drywall and Insulation Contractors (10-19: 1)
  • Construction: Water and Sewer Line and Related Structures Construction (5-9: 1)
  • Construction: Site Preparation Contractors (1-4: 1)
  • Construction: Flooring Contractors (1-4: 1)
  • Wholesale Trade: Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Merchant Wholesalers (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 2000:

  • 21 people in other nonhousehold living situations

Fatal accident statistics in 2010:

  • Fatal accident count: 1
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 2
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 0
  • Fatalities: 2
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 3
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
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 Value
LOANS ORIGINATED2$172,3703$228,89720$190,7792$49,0202$184,4402$122,985
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$02$173,9900$00$01$78,460
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$158,2401$308,8309$185,8811$16,0400$01$129,540
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$121,7301$182,5307$158,9970$00$01$170,160
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$02$160,9650$00$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0029.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 partial tracts)
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$240,230
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0029.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in zip code 98923
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in zip code 98923 - Value

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

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 22. The highest number of fires - 41 took place in 2007, and the least - 3 in 2018. The data has a decreasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Zip Code 98923 When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (53.7%), and Structure Fires (30.3%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Zip Code 98923
    • 20453.7%Outside Fires
    • 11530.3%Structure Fires
    • 318.2%Other
    • 307.9%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for zip code 98923, Washington

Most common first names in zip code 98923 among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William671.0 years
Ethel580.8 years
Donald565.0 years
Mary581.0 years
James481.7 years
Frank471.7 years
David363.0 years
Charles383.3 years
George378.7 years
Henry381.0 years
Most common last names in zip code 98923 among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Mclean780.0 years
Strausz583.4 years
Amos483.0 years
Martin465.7 years
Hart385.4 years
Biggers378.3 years
Kelley371.7 years
Leslie373.0 years
Hudson385.7 years
Casey376.3 years

Businesses in zip code 98923

  • Subway: 1

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