Zip Code 98232 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameBow
Zip Code StateWashington
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Skagit
Area Code360
Current Population:3920
Racial Majority: 83.94%
Public School Racial Majority:White 56%
Unemployment Rate:7.7%
Median Household Income$64036
Average Adjusted Gross Income$100960
School Test Performance:Average
Average Commute Time26.3 Minutes
Time Zone:Pacific Daylight Time
Elevation Range0 - 1467 ft.
Area57 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)48.56361800, -122.41483000

Zip Code 98232 Description

Zip Code 98232 is located in the state of Washington in the Seattle - Tacoma metro area. Zip code 98232 is primarily located in Skagit County. The official US Postal Service name for 98232 is BOW, Washington. Portions of zip code 98232 are contained within or border the city limits of Edison, WA, Alger, WA, and Bay View, WA. The area code for zip code 98232 is 360. 98232 can be classified socioeconically as a Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Washington.

The current unemployment level in 98232 is 7.7% which is higher than the current county unemployment level of 6.7% and is higher than the current state unemployment at 6.4% and higher than the current national unemployment rate at 6.0%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 98232 increased to 3920 from 3553 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 98232 is while the majority ethnicity attending 98232 public schools is White. 54.8% of students in 98232 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

 White 2995 83.94% 3436 -13%
 Black Or African American 11 0.31% 11 +0%
 Hispanic 388 10.87% 267 +45%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0% 35 -100%
 Asian 33 0.92% 53 -38%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 58 1.63% 13 +346%
 Other Race 3 0% 3 -100%
 Two Or More Races 102 2.33% 102 -19%

Zip Code 98232 Race/Ethnicity

 White 56%
 Black Or African American 0.5%
 Hispanic 38.7%
 Asian 1.1%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0.3%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.5%
 Two or More Races 2.9%

Zip Code 98232 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

Total Population39203553
Male Population52.00%
Female Population48.00%
Total Households1564
Test Score PerformanceAverage
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
Median Household Income$64036
Income Under $50K Per Year33.90%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year40.40%
Income Above $100K Per Year25.70%
98232 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Washington District 2Rick LarsenDemocrat
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$676907
Average Real Estate Sale Price$302792
Current Unemployment Level 7.7%
Previous Month Unemployment Level7.4%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago5.2%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 8b: 15F to 20F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 8a: 10F to 15F
Köppen Climate ClassificationCsb - Warm-Summer Mediterranean Climate
Ecoregion 2b - Eastern Puget Riverine Lowlands
Average First Frost DatesOctober 21 - 31
Average Last Frost DatesApril 11 - 20

Zip Code 98232 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)33353740454951524842383442
Avg Max Temp (°F)45495358646873746960504559
Avg Precip (In.)4.463.273.022.782.42.061.361.291.933.135.234.5735.5
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Mount Vernon-Anacortes, WA
CBSA Type98232
CBSA Population121091
Time ZonePacific Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/Los_Angeles
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-8 Hours