Zip Code 98279 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameOlga
Zip Code StateWashington
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: San Juan
Area Code360
Current Population:608
Racial Majority: 94.92%
Unemployment Rate:6.7%
Median Household Income$63405
Average Adjusted Gross Income$89730
School Test Performance:Poor
Average Commute Time15.7 Minutes
Current Time:
Time Zone:Pacific Standard Time
Elevation Range39 - 1644 ft.
Area21 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)48.65662003, -122.81507111

Zip Code 98279 Description

Zip Code 98279 is located in the state of Washington in the Seattle - Tacoma metro area. Zip code 98279 is primarily located in San Juan County. The official US Postal Service name for 98279 is OLGA, Washington. Portions of zip code 98279 are contained within or border the city limits of . The area code for zip code 98279 is 360. 98279 can be classified socioeconically as a Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Washington.

The current unemployment level in 98279 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 98279 decreased to 608 from 745 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 98279 is while the majority ethnicity attending 98279 public schools is . % of students in 98279 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

 White 579 94.92% 578 +0%
 Black Or African American 0 0% 0 +0%
 Hispanic 11 1.8% 12 -8%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 2 0.33% 2 +0%
 Asian 3 0.49% 7 -57%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 0 +0%
 Other Race 0 0% 0 +0%
 Two Or More Races 9 2.46% 9 +67%

Zip Code 98279 Race/Ethnicity

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

Zip Code 98279 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

Total Population608745
Male Population47.20%
Female Population52.80%
Total Households328
Test Score PerformancePoor
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
Median Household Income$63405
Income Under $50K Per Year41.40%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year31.40%
Income Above $100K Per Year27.20%
98279 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Washington District 2Rick LarsenDemocrat
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$700542
Average Real Estate Sale Price$482308
Current Unemployment Level 6.7%
Previous Month Unemployment Level7.8%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago3.2%
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2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 8a: 10F to 15F
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 98279 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)33353739444851514842373442
Avg Max Temp (°F)44485257626771726758494458
Avg Precip (In.)
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
CBSA Population0
Time ZonePacific Standard Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/Los_Angeles
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-8 Hours