Zip Code 98274 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameMount Vernon
Zip Code StateWashington
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Skagit
Area Code360
Current Population:16613
Racial Majority: 73.67%
Public School Racial Majority:White 52%
Unemployment Rate:7.7%
Median Household Income$61391
Average Adjusted Gross Income$75570
School Test Performance:Average
Average Commute Time23.7 Minutes
Time Zone:Pacific Daylight Time
Elevation Range190 - 1683 ft.
Area90 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)48.34316000, -122.17734800

Zip Code 98274 Description

Zip Code 98274 is located in the state of Washington in the Seattle - Tacoma metro area. Zip code 98274 is primarily located in Skagit County. The official US Postal Service name for 98274 is MOUNT VERNON, Washington. Portions of zip code 98274 are contained within or border the city limits of Big Lake, WA, Mount Vernon, WA, Lake Cavanaugh, WA, and Lake McMurray, WA. The area code for zip code 98274 is 360. 98274 can be classified socioeconically as a Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Washington.

The current unemployment level in 98274 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 98274 increased to 16613 from 13477 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 98274 is while the majority ethnicity attending 98274 public schools is White. 56.9% of students in 98274 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

 White 12562 73.67% 12784 -2%
 Black Or African American 28 0.16% 72 -61%
 Hispanic 3594 21.08% 2973 +21%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 128 0.75% 108 +19%
 Asian 359 2.11% 315 +14%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 22 0.13% 38 -42%
 Other Race 28 0% 28 -100%
 Two Or More Races 295 2.1% 295 +21%

Zip Code 98274 Race/Ethnicity

 White 52%
 Black Or African American 0.5%
 Hispanic 41.6%
 Asian 2%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0.5%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.6%
 Two or More Races 2.7%

Zip Code 98274 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

Total Population1661313477
Male Population49.10%
Female Population50.90%
Total Households6362
Test Score PerformanceAverage
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
Median Household Income$61391
Income Under $50K Per Year38.90%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year38.00%
Income Above $100K Per Year23.20%
98274 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Washington District 1Suzan DelBeneDemocrat
Washington District 2Rick LarsenDemocrat
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$328752
Average Real Estate Sale Price$243642
Current Unemployment Level 7.7%
Previous Month Unemployment Level7.4%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago5.2%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 8a: 10F to 15F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 8a: 10F to 15F
Köppen Climate ClassificationCsb - Warm-Summer Mediterranean Climate
Ecoregion 77a - North Cascades Lowland Forests
Average First Frost DatesOctober 21 - 31
Average Last Frost DatesApril 1 - 10

Zip Code 98274 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)28303236414649494538333038
Avg Max Temp (°F)40455057646974756958464057
Avg Precip (In.)12.378.98.298.366.184.622.722.616.078.9513.1113.9196.1
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Mount Vernon-Anacortes, WA
CBSA Type98274
CBSA Population121091
Time ZonePacific Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/Los_Angeles
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-8 Hours