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98304 Zip Code (Ashford, WA) Detailed Profile




City: Ashford, WA (0.59%)
Counties: Pierce County, WA (98.44%), Lewis County, WA (1.56%)
Estimated zip code population in 2019: 1,081
Zip code population in 2010: 759
Zip code population in 2000: 794

Houses and condos: 921
Renter-occupied apartments: 145
% of renters here:

31%
State:

37%
March 2019 cost of living index in zip code 98304: 96.7 (near average, U.S. average is 100)

Land area: 344.0 sq. mi.
Water area: 4.0 sq. mi.
Population density: 3 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

Age and Sex of Residents in zip code 98304
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Real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2019:
This zip code:

1.2% ($1,599)
Washington:

0.9% ($3,601)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,386 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $1,678 (1.4%)

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Males: 630  (58.3%)
Females: 450  (41.7%)

For population 25 years and over in 98304:

  • High school or higher: 96.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 23.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.0%
  • Unemployed: 2.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 40.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in 98304:

  • Never married: 20.6%
  • Now married: 38.7%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 9.2%
  • Divorced: 31.5%

Zip code 98304 compared to state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Races in zip code 98304 (2019)
    • 69892.0%White
    • 192.5%Asian
    • 172.2%Hispanic or Latino
    • 111.4%American Indian
    • 111.4%Two or more races
    • 30.4%Black
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Estimated median house/condo value in 2019: $136,560
98304:

$136,560
Washington:

$387,600



According to our research of Washington and other state lists, there was 1 registered sex offender living in 98304 zip code as of October 04, 2022.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in zip code 98304 is 610 to 1.


Median resident age:
This zip code:

57.4 years
Washington median age:

37.9 years
Average household size:
This zip code:

2.3 people
Washington:

2.5 people

Averages for the 2012 tax year for zip code 98304, filed in 2013:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2012: $41,409 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$41,409
State:

$69,533

Salary/wage: $36,261 (reported on 80.0% of returns)
Here:

$36,261
State:

$57,267
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 64.4% for AGIs below $25k, 73.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 72.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 83.6% for AGIs $75k-100k, 61.9% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $670 (reported on 28.6% of returns)
This zip code:

$670
Washington:

$1,816
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.2% for AGIs below $25k, 0.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.9% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Ordinary dividends: $4,250 (reported on 11.4% of returns)
Here:

$4,250
State:

$8,163
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.8% for AGIs below $25k, 7.1% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Net capital gain/loss in AGI: +$7,333 (reported on 8.6% of returns)
Here:

+$7,333
State:

+$21,568

Profit/loss from business: +$2,675 (reported on 11.4% of returns)
Here:

+$2,675
State:

+$16,521

Taxable individual retirement arrangement distribution: $6,800 (reported on 5.7% of returns)
98304:

$6,800
Washington:

$18,648
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 7.2% for AGIs below $25k)

Total itemized deductions: $18,329 (26% of AGI, reported on 20.0% of returns)
Here:

$18,329
State:

$23,872

Here:

25.7% of AGI
State:

18.2% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 21.7% for AGIs below $25k, 11.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 12.9% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Charity contributions: $1,740 (reported on 14.3% of returns)
Here:

$1,740
State:

$4,465
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.8% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Taxes paid: $4,914 (reported on 20.0% of returns)
98304:

$4,914
State:

$6,400
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 5.8% for AGIs below $25k, 3.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 3.5% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Earned income credit: $1,700 (reported on 17.1% of returns)
Here:

$1,700
State:

$2,073
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 5.4% for AGIs below $25k)

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2012 taxes: 40.0%
Here:

40%
State:

43%
(% for various income ranges: 33.3% for AGIs below $25k, 40.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 40.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 150.0% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Averages for the 2004 tax year for zip code 98304, filed in 2005:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2004: $34,149 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$34,149
State:

$54,331

Salary/wage: $29,399 (reported on 82.1% of returns)
Here:

$29,399
State:

$45,761
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 127.0% for AGIs below $10k, 72.6% for AGIs $10k-25k, 75.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 85.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 47.8% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $773 (reported on 38.8% of returns)
This zip code:

$773
Washington:

$2,110
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.6% for AGIs below $10k, 2.2% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.2% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Taxable dividends: $1,250 (reported on 18.7% of returns)
Here:

$1,250
State:

$5,879
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.8% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.2% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Net capital gain/loss: +$915 (reported on 12.9% of returns)
Here:

+$915
State:

+$15,835

Profit/loss from business: +$10,600 (reported on 13.8% of returns)
Here:

+$10,600
State:

+$13,994

Total itemized deductions: $13,333 (23% of AGI, reported on 26.4% of returns)
Here:

$13,333
State:

$19,669

Here:

22.7% of AGI
State:

20.7% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 8.5% for AGIs $10k-25k, 10.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 9.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 12.1% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Charity contributions deductions: $1,318 (2% of AGI, reported on 18.2% of returns)
Here:

$1,318
State:

$3,569

Here:

2.0% of AGI
State:

3.5% of AGI

Total tax: $4,236 (reported on 78.2% of returns)
98304:

$4,236
State:

$9,065
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.2% for AGIs below $10k, 4.6% for AGIs $10k-25k, 7.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 10.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 15.0% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Earned income credit: $1,241 (reported on 16.0% of returns)
Here:

$1,241
State:

$1,607

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2004 taxes: 47.1%
Here:

47%
State:

49%
(% for various income ranges: 40.8% for AGIs below $10k, 48.5% for AGIs $10k-25k, 41.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 55.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 63.6% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Estimated median household income in 2019:
This zip code:

$49,547
Washington:

$78,687
Ashford, WA (98304) map Nearest zip codes: 98323, 98396, 98355, 98022, 98377, 98361.
Percentage of family households:
This zip code:

40.6%
Washington:

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

13.6%
Washington:

49.4%
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 3.2% of all households

Household received Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 113
Household did not receive Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 346


Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months: 155 (74 now married, 81 unmarried)


Housing units in zip code 98304 with a mortgage: 147 (20 second mortgage)
Houses without a mortgage: 175

Median monthly owner costs for units with a mortgage: $1,136
Median monthly owner costs for units without a mortgage: $306

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

9.9%
Whole state:

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

8.7%
Whole state:

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

5.1
State:

6.4
Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

5.1
State:

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

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  • Notable locations in zip code 98304: Tahoma Vista (A), Cougar Rock Campground (B), Camp Curtis (C), Camp Muir (D), Camp Schurman (E), Golden Gate (F), Lake James Patrol Cabin (G), Nisqually Entrance Ranger Station (H), Sunrise Lodge (I), Carbon River Ranger Station (J), Carbon River Entrance (K), Camp Hazard (L), Sunshine Point (M), Elbe Hills Trailhead (N), Tahoma Woods (O), Sunshine Point Campground (P), White River Campground (Q), White River Ranger Station (R), Ipsut Creek Campground (S), Avalanche Camp (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Lakes, reservoirs, and swamps: Shriner Lake (A), Green Lake (B), Kenworthy Lake (C), Clover Lake (D), Bear Lake (E), Marjorie Lake (F), Saint Andrews Lake (G), Lower Crystal Lake (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Streams, rivers, and creeks: Berry Creek (A), Big Creek (B), Boundary Creek (C), Cataract Creek (D), Chenuis Creek (E), Chinook Creek (F), Copper Creek (G), Crater Creek (H), Crescent Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Parks in zip code 98304 include: Stevens-Van Trump Historical Monument (1), Mount Rainier National Park (2), Marine Memorial Airplane Crash Monument (3), Aurora Park (4), Klapatche Park (5), Sunset Park (6). Display/hide their locations on the map

Year house built
  • Year house built (houses)
  • 902014 or later
  • 02010 to 2013
  • 1522000 to 2009
  • 761990 to 1999
  • 1321980 to 1989
  • 1581970 to 1979
  • 1941960 to 1969
  • 461950 to 1959
  • 01940 to 1949
  • 961939 or earlier

Zip code 98304 satellite photo by USGS

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Ashford, WA (98304)
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Ashford, WA (98304)
  • 20no bedroom
  • 511 bedroom
  • 912 bedrooms
  • 1563 bedrooms
  • 04 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Ashford, WA (98304)
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Ashford, WA (98304)
  • 0no bedroom
  • 241 bedroom
  • 272 bedrooms
  • 413 bedrooms
  • 534 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Ashford, WA (98304) in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Ashford, WA (98304) in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 0no vehicle
  • 1021 vehicle
  • 1002 vehicles
  • 723 vehicles
  • 284 vehicles
  • 215+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Ashford, WA (98304) in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Ashford, WA (98304) in renter-occupied apartments
  • 14no vehicle
  • 231 vehicle
  • 272 vehicles
  • 553 vehicles
  • 294 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles

  • Zip code 98304 household income distribution in 2019

  • Zip code 98304 household income distribution in 2019
  • 13Less than $10,000
  • 104$10,000 to $14,999
  • 13$20,000 to $24,999
  • 14$30,000 to $34,999
  • 24$35,000 to $39,999
  • 64$45,000 to $49,999
  • 26$50,000 to $59,999
  • 100$60,000 to $74,999
  • 57$75,000 to $99,999
  • 8$100,000 to $124,999
  • 31$150,000 to $199,999
  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2019 in zip code 98304

  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2019 in zip code 98304
  • 49$25,000 to $29,999
  • 17$70,000 to $79,999
  • 12$80,000 to $89,999
  • 66$100,000 to $124,999
  • 21$125,000 to $149,999
  • 10$150,000 to $174,999
  • 21$175,000 to $199,999
  • 16$200,000 to $249,999
  • 19$250,000 to $299,999
  • 30$300,000 to $399,999
  • 39$500,000 to $749,999
  • Rent paid by renters in 2019 in zip code 98304

  • Rent paid by renters in 2019 in zip code 98304
  • 24$500 to $549
  • 12$550 to $599
  • 61$700 to $749
  • 12$750 to $799
  • 22No cash rent

Median gross rent in 2019: $771.

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

  • White Non-Hispanic householders: $139,131
  • Black or African American householders: $131,532

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $136,560
98304:

$136,560
Washington:

$387,600
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $160,386 - $267,627

Mean price in 2019:

Detached houses: $218,878
Here:

$218,878
State:

$510,505

Mobile homes: $112,180
Here:

$112,180
State:

$172,568
Owners and renters by unit type in zip code 98304
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 693
  • Two: 24
  • 3 or 4: 13
  • 10 to 19: 14
  • Mobile homes: 93
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 84

Unemployment: 2.3%

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 98304

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 98304
  • 73.1%375Drove a car alone
  • 20.3%104Carpooled
  • 3.7%19Walked
  • 2.1%11Worked at home
  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 98304

  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 98304
  • 33Less than 5 minutes
  • 735 to 9 minutes
  • 2010 to 14 minutes
  • 3420 to 24 minutes
  • 1625 to 29 minutes
  • 2630 to 34 minutes
  • 6935 to 39 minutes
  • 4140 to 44 minutes
  • 1345 to 59 minutes
  • 11060 to 89 minutes
  • 5990 or more minutes

Percentage of zip code residents living and working in this county: 58.0%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 1,081
  • Male householders: 254 (113 living alone), Female householders: 212 (15 living alone)
  • 161 spouses (161 opposite-sex spouses), 70 unmarried partners, (54 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 247 children (222 natural, 0 adopted, 24 stepchildren), 24 grandchildren, 0 brothers or sisters, 20 parents, 0 foster children, 27 other relatives, 70 non-relatives

Size of family households: 176 2-persons, 69 3-persons, 45 5-persons

Size of nonfamily households: 128 1-person, 49 2-persons

81 married couples with children.
0 single-parent households ().

99.8% of residents of 98304 zip code speak English at home.

Foreign born population: 7 (0.7%)
(0.0% of them are naturalized citizens)
:

0.7%
Whole state:

14.9%
Most common first ancestries reported in 98304
  • 24%Norwegian
  • 19%German
  • 9%English
  • 9%Irish
  • 9%American
  • 4%Swedish
  • 2%Portuguese
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 02010 or later
  • 02000 to 2009
  • 71990 to 1999
  • 33Before 1990

Zip code 98304 topographic map

Facilities with environmental interests located in this zip code:

  • COLUMBIA CREST ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (24503 STATE ROUTE 706 E in ASHFORD, WA)
    (Geographic Names Information System)
    (National Center for Education Statistics) - STATE ID-2808
    Organizations: EATONVILLE SCHOOL DIST 404 (SCHOOL DISTRICT)

Zip code 98304 marital status for males
Zip code 98304 marital status for females

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 7.3%
Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 2.1%

Most commonly used house heating fuel
  • 72.8%Electricity
  • 19.2%Wood
  • 4.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 3.5%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.

Population in 1990: 339. Population change in the 1990s: +455 (+134.2%).

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

  • This state: 707
  • Midwest: 28
  • South: 124
  • West: 179

54% of the 98304 zip code residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 48% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 50% lived in Washington.

90% of the 98304 zip code residents lived in the same house 1 year ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 50% moved from this county.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 22% moved from different county within same state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 28% moved from different state.

Year householders moved into unit in Ashford, WA (98304)

Private vs. public school enrollment:

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

0.0%
Washington:

10.3%
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 ($)
  • 37,831Construction and extraction occupations
  • 33,886Sales and related occupations

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

  • Accommodation and Food Services: Full-Service Restaurants (10-19 employees: 2 establishments, 1-4 employees: 5 establishments)
  • Educational Services: Sports and Recreation Instruction (20-49: 1)
  • Accommodation and Food Services: Food Service Contractors (5-9: 3, 1-4: 1)
  • Accommodation and Food Services: Bed-and-Breakfast Inns (10-19: 1)
  • Accommodation and Food Services: All Other Traveler Accommodation (5-9: 1, 1-4: 2)
  • Accommodation and Food Services: Hotels (except Casino Hotels) and Motels (5-9: 1, 1-4: 1)
  • Construction: Framing Contractors (5-9: 1, 1-4: 1)
  • Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services: Travel Agencies (5-9: 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:

  • 12 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers

Fatal accident statistics in 2011:

  • Fatal accident count: 1
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 1
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 0
  • Fatalities: 1
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 1
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 1
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 ORIGINATED6$227,5125$181,68850$221,4722$131,1353$169,1035$179,104
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$175,1001$131,7706$239,5470$01$90,4602$88,815
APPLICATIONS DENIED3$147,8172$201,83519$248,8651$173,8302$166,4853$143,847
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN2$214,6300$011$238,5180$00$01$126,450
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$01$34,9704$191,5080$00$01$165,980

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0732.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 partial tracts)
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$270,630
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$107,190
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$172,570
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0732.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in zip code 98304
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in zip code 98304 - 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 fires per year is 6. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 20 took place in 2006, and the least - 0 in 2013. The data has an increasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Zip Code 98304 When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (48.0%), and Outside Fires (33.3%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Zip Code 98304
    • 4948.0%Structure Fires
    • 3433.3%Outside Fires
    • 1211.8%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 76.9%Other

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for zip code 98304, Washington

Most common first names in zip code 98304 among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William872.9 years
Charles771.7 years
Robert766.3 years
James473.2 years
Frank470.7 years
Mary475.3 years
Richard361.7 years
Harry282.0 years
Bernice282.0 years
Norman283.5 years
Most common last names in zip code 98304 among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Borden578.4 years
Anderson467.0 years
Holberg374.7 years
Stewart365.0 years
Akers282.5 years
Sills277.0 years
Jasmer281.5 years
Jordan273.9 years
Simcich273.0 years
Beech277.0 years
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