Zip Code 98261 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameLopez Island
Zip Code StateWashington
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: San Juan
Area Code360
Current Population:2383
Racial Majority: 88.43%
Public School Racial Majority:White 64%
Unemployment Rate:6.7%
Median Household Income$49279
Average Adjusted Gross Income$100870
School Test Performance:Average
Average Commute Time20.1 Minutes
Current Time:
Time Zone:Pacific Standard Time
Elevation Range0 - 174 ft.
Area37 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)48.50801849, -122.90715790

Zip Code 98261 Description

Zip Code 98261 is located in the state of Washington in the Seattle - Tacoma metro area. Zip code 98261 is primarily located in San Juan County. The official US Postal Service name for 98261 is LOPEZ ISLAND, Washington. Portions of zip code 98261 are contained within or border the city limits of . The area code for zip code 98261 is 360. 98261 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Washington.

The current unemployment level in 98261 is 6.7% which is higher than the current county unemployment level of 3.9% and is lower than the current state unemployment at 7.4% and lower than the current national unemployment rate at 6.9%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 98261 increased to 2383 from 2179 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 98261 is while the majority ethnicity attending 98261 public schools is White. 58% of students in 98261 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

 White 2208 88.43% 2171 +2%
 Black Or African American 21 0.84% 8 +163%
 Hispanic 160 6.41% 109 +47%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 21 0.84% 20 +5%
 Asian 26 1.04% 29 -10%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 3 0.12% 0 +0%
 Other Race 5 0.28% 5 +40%
 Two Or More Races 41 2.04% 41 +24%

Zip Code 98261 Race/Ethnicity

 White 64%
 Black Or African American 1%
 Hispanic 24%
 Asian 7%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 3%
 Two or More Races 1%

Zip Code 98261 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

Total Population23832179
Male Population49.50%
Female Population50.50%
Total Households1204
Test Score PerformanceAverage
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
Median Household Income$49279
Income Under $50K Per Year51.10%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year31.20%
Income Above $100K Per Year17.70%
98261 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Washington District 2Rick LarsenDemocrat
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$629881
Average Real Estate Sale Price$360900
Current Unemployment Level 6.7%
Previous Month Unemployment Level7.8%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago3.2%
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2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 8b: 15F to 20F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 8a: 10F to 15F
Köppen Climate ClassificationCsb - Warm-Summer Mediterranean Climate
Ecoregion 2c - San Juan Islands
Average First Frost DatesNovember 11 - 20
Average Last Frost DatesMarch 21 - 31

Zip Code 98261 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)35363841454951514943393543
Avg Max Temp (°F)45485257636771716758504558
Avg Precip (In.)4.072.892.271.761.541.33.931.011.322.44.444.328.25
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
CBSA Population0
Time ZonePacific Standard Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/Los_Angeles
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-8 Hours