Zip Code 98273 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameMount Vernon
Zip Code StateWashington
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Skagit
Secondary County: Snohomish
Area Code360
Current Population:28717
Racial Majority: 64.78%
Public School Racial Majority:Hispanic 58.9%
Unemployment Rate:7.9%
Median Household Income$50244
Average Adjusted Gross Income$63270
School Test Performance:Below Average
Average Commute Time23.3 Minutes
Time Zone:Pacific Daylight Time
Elevation Range10 - 971 ft.
Area92 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)48.40447700, -122.36779100

Zip Code 98273 Description

Zip Code 98273 is located in the state of Washington in the Seattle - Tacoma metro area. Zip code 98273 is primarily located in Skagit County. Portions of 98273 are also located in Snohomish County. The official US Postal Service name for 98273 is MOUNT VERNON, Washington. Portions of zip code 98273 are contained within or border the city limits of Mount Vernon, WA, Bay View, WA, Clear Lake, WA, Conway, WA, La Conner, WA, Burlington, WA, and Big Lake, WA. The area code for zip code 98273 is 360. 98273 can be classified socioeconically as a Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Washington.

The current unemployment level in 98273 is 7.9% 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 98273 increased to 28717 from 25217 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 98273 is while the majority ethnicity attending 98273 public schools is Hispanic. 70% of students in 98273 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

 White 19409 64.78% 17842 +9%
 Black Or African American 228 0.76% 211 +8%
 Hispanic 8844 29.52% 9121 -3%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 129 0.43% 266 -52%
 Asian 706 2.36% 631 +12%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 28 0.09% 40 -30%
 Other Race 40 0.34% 40 +153%
 Two Or More Races 566 1.73% 566 -8%

Zip Code 98273 Race/Ethnicity

 White 35.1%
 Black Or African American 0.9%
 Hispanic 58.9%
 Asian 1.7%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0.6%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.8%
 Two or More Races 2%

Zip Code 98273 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

Total Population2871725217
Male Population50.00%
Female Population50.00%
Total Households10248
Test Score PerformanceBelow Average
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
Median Household Income$50244
Income Under $50K Per Year49.70%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year34.30%
Income Above $100K Per Year16.00%
98273 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Washington District 2Rick LarsenDemocrat
Washington District 1Suzan DelBeneDemocrat
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$281586
Average Real Estate Sale Price$205321
Current Unemployment Level 7.9%
Previous Month Unemployment Level7.6%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago5.3%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 8a: 10F to 15F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 8a: 10F to 15F
Köppen Climate ClassificationCsb - Warm-Summer Mediterranean Climate
Ecoregion 2b - Eastern Puget Riverine Lowlands
Average First Frost DatesOctober 11 - 20
Average Last Frost DatesApril 11 - 20

Zip Code 98273 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)33353741455052524842383442
Avg Max Temp (°F)46495458646973746960514659
Avg Precip (In.)4.352.992.852.592.
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Mount Vernon-Anacortes, WA
CBSA Type98273
CBSA Population121091
Time ZonePacific Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/Los_Angeles
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-8 Hours