Zip Code 98225 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameBellingham
Zip Code StateWashington
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Whatcom
Area Code360
Current Population:46172
Racial Majority: 83.67%
Public School Racial Majority:White 72.6%
Unemployment Rate:4.7%
Median Household Income$36139
Average Adjusted Gross Income$64580
School Test Performance:Above Average
Average Commute Time17.3 Minutes
Time Zone:Pacific Daylight Time
Elevation Range79 - 217 ft.
Area13 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)48.75289200, -122.50149700

Zip Code 98225 Description

Zip Code 98225 is located in the state of Washington in the Seattle - Tacoma metro area. Zip code 98225 is primarily located in Whatcom County. The official US Postal Service name for 98225 is BELLINGHAM, Washington. Portions of zip code 98225 are contained within or border the city limits of Bellingham, WA, Marietta-Alderwood, WA, . The area code for zip code 98225 is 360. 98225 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Washington.

The current unemployment level in 98225 is 4.7% which is lower than the current county unemployment level of 6.3% and is lower than the current state unemployment at 5.0% and lower than the current national unemployment rate at 5.2%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 98225 increased to 46172 from 42414 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 98225 is while the majority ethnicity attending 98225 public schools is White. 34.3% of students in 98225 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

 White 39352 83.67% 38745 +2%
 Black Or African American 509 1.08% 592 -14%
 Hispanic 3327 7.07% 2734 +22%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 738 1.57% 619 +19%
 Asian 1551 3.3% 1698 -9%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 61 0.13% 78 -22%
 Other Race 95 0.01% 95 -93%
 Two Or More Races 1611 3.16% 1611 -8%

Zip Code 98225 Race/Ethnicity

 White 72.6%
 Black Or African American 1.4%
 Hispanic 13.3%
 Asian 4.8%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 1%
 Two or More Races 6.7%

Zip Code 98225 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

Total Population4617242414
Male Population49.20%
Female Population50.80%
Total Households19843
Test Score PerformanceAbove Average
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
Median Household Income$36139
Income Under $50K Per Year63.50%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year25.10%
Income Above $100K Per Year11.40%
98225 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Washington District 2Rick LarsenDemocrat
Washington District 1Suzan DelBeneDemocrat
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$425731
Average Real Estate Sale Price$285835
Current Unemployment Level 4.7%
Previous Month Unemployment Level4.7%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago9.7%
98229 - Bellingham
98226 - Bellingham
Bellingham, WA
Marietta-Alderwood, WA
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 8a: 10F to 15F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 8a: 10F to 15F
Köppen Climate ClassificationCsb - Warm-Summer Mediterranean Climate
Ecoregion 2a - Fraser Lowland
Average First Frost DatesOctober 11 - 20
Average Last Frost DatesApril 21 - 31

Zip Code 98225 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)32353740455052524842373342
Avg Max Temp (°F)45495358646872736959514559
Avg Precip (In.)4.913.73.232.852.412.011.421.331.763.425.65.0837.72
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Bellingham, WA
CBSA Type98225
CBSA Population200841
Time ZonePacific Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/Los_Angeles
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-8 Hours