Zip Code 98251 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameGold Bar
Zip Code StateWashington
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Snohomish
Secondary County: King
Area Code360
Current Population:4567
Racial Majority: 87.73%
Public School Racial Majority:White 79%
Unemployment Rate:8.8%
Median Household Income$58115
Average Adjusted Gross Income$49400
School Test Performance:Above Average
Average Commute Time45.4 Minutes
Current Time:
PDT
Time Zone:Pacific Daylight Time
Elevation Range505 - 3609 ft.
Area32 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)47.83546066, -121.61694336

Zip Code 98251 Description

Zip Code 98251 is located in the state of Washington in the Seattle - Tacoma metro area. Zip code 98251 is primarily located in Snohomish County. Portions of 98251 are also located in King County. The official US Postal Service name for 98251 is GOLD BAR, Washington. Portions of zip code 98251 are contained within or border the city limits of May Creek, WA, Baring, WA, Gold Bar, WA, and Index, WA. The area code for zip code 98251 is 360. 98251 can be classified socioeconically as a Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Washington.

The current unemployment level in 98251 is 8.8% which is higher than the current county unemployment level of 4.4% and is lower than the current state unemployment at 10.2% and higher than the current national unemployment rate at 8.4%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 98251 increased to 4567 from 4181 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 98251 is while the majority ethnicity attending 98251 public schools is White. 60.5% of students in 98251 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

20142010Change(+/-)
 White 4156 87.73% 3981 +4%
 Black Or African American 48 1.01% 21 +129%
 Hispanic 237 5% 319 -26%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 90 1.9% 50 +80%
 Asian 14 0.3% 43 -67%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 6 0.13% 15 -60%
 Other Race 0 0% 0 +0%
 Two Or More Races 138 3.93% 138 +35%

Zip Code 98251 Race/Ethnicity

 White 79%
 Black Or African American 0%
 Hispanic 19.1%
 Asian 0%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 1.3%
 Two or More Races 0.6%

Zip Code 98251 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

20102000
Total Population45674181
Male Population52.60%
Female Population47.40%
Total Households1791
Test Score PerformanceAbove Average
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
60.5%
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
100.0%
Median Household Income$58115
Income Under $50K Per Year39.90%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year41.50%
Income Above $100K Per Year18.60%
98251 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Washington District 1Suzan DelBeneDemocrat
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$138079
Average Real Estate Sale Price$140333
Current Unemployment Level 8.8%
Previous Month Unemployment Level10.2%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago3.0%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 8a: 10F to 15F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 8a: 10F to 15F
Köppen Climate ClassificationCsb - Warm-Summer Mediterranean Climate
Ecoregion 2e - Eastern Puget Uplands
Average First Frost DatesOctober 11 - 20
Average Last Frost DatesMay 1 - 10

Zip Code 98251 Annual Climate Data

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnual
Avg Min Temp (°F)32333538434851514640363240
Avg Max Temp (°F)44475157636874756959484358
Avg Precip (In.)8.025.565.835.074.423.481.971.953.175.248.678.1561.52
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA
CBSA Type98251
CBSA Population3461985
Time ZonePacific Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/Los_Angeles
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-8 Hours
List of High Schools in Zipcode 98251
Skykomish High SchoolKing
Sultan Senior High SchoolSnohomish
List of Middle Schools in Zipcode 98251
Sultan Middle SchoolSnohomish
Tolt Middle SchoolKing