Zip Code 98278 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameOak Harbor
Zip Code StateWashington
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Island
Area Code360
Alternate Zip Code NamesNAS WHIDBEY
Unacceptable Zip Code NamesNAVAL AIR STATION
Current Population:1065
Racial Majority: 70.21%
Unemployment Rate:7.4%
Median Household Income$28336
School Test Performance:Poor
Average Commute Time8.1 Minutes
Current Time:
Time Zone:Pacific Standard Time
Elevation Range39 - 125 ft.
Area5 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)48.30680084, -122.69927979

Zip Code 98278 Description

Zip Code 98278 is located in the state of Washington in the Seattle - Tacoma metro area. Zip code 98278 is primarily located in Island County. The official US Postal Service name for 98278 is OAK HARBOR, Washington. Portions of zip code 98278 are contained within or border the city limits of Ault Field, WA, . The area code for zip code 98278 is 360. 98278 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Washington.

The current unemployment level in 98278 is 7.4% which is higher than the current county unemployment level of 6.0% and is higher than the current state unemployment at 7.4% and higher than the current national unemployment rate at 6.9%.

The majority ethnicity residing in 98278 is while the majority ethnicity attending 98278 public schools is . % of students in 98278 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

 White 1023 70.21% 671 +52%
 Black Or African American 185 12.7% 123 +50%
 Hispanic 160 10.98% 153 +5%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 32 2.2% 11 +191%
 Asian 21 1.44% 65 -68%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 6 -100%
 Other Race 0 1.44% 0 +0%
 Two Or More Races 36 1.03% 36 -58%

Zip Code 98278 Race/Ethnicity

 White %
 Black Or African American %
 Hispanic %
 Asian %
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander %
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native %
 Two or More Races %

Zip Code 98278 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

Total Population10650
Male Population82.60%
Female Population17.40%
Total Households1
Test Score PerformancePoor
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
Median Household Income$28336
Income Under $50K Per Year83.40%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year12.30%
Income Above $100K Per Year4.30%
98278 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Washington District 2Rick LarsenDemocrat
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$454044
Average Real Estate Sale Price$292644
Current Unemployment Level 7.4%
Previous Month Unemployment Level8.4%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago4.3%
98277 - Oak Harbor
Ault Field, WA
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 8b: 15F to 20F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 8a: 10F to 15F
Köppen Climate ClassificationCsb - Warm-Summer Mediterranean Climate
Ecoregion 2d - Olympic Rainshadow
Average First Frost DatesNovember 1 - 10
Average Last Frost DatesApril 1 - 10

Zip Code 98278 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)35363841454951524843393643
Avg Max Temp (°F)46495257636771726858504558
Avg Precip (In.)2.972.182.131.811.761.441.0211.31.943.373.1824.12
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Oak Harbor, WA
CBSA Type98278
CBSA Population81538
Time ZonePacific Standard Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/Los_Angeles
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-8 Hours
List of High Schools in Zipcode 98278
Oak Harbor High SchoolIsland
List of Middle Schools in Zipcode 98278
North Whidbey Middle SchoolIsland
Oak Harbor Middle SchoolIsland