Zip Code 98295 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameSumas
Zip Code StateWashington
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Whatcom
Area Code360
Current Population:2409
Racial Majority: 85.83%
Public School Racial Majority:White 65.2%
Unemployment Rate:8.0%
Median Household Income$46990
Average Adjusted Gross Income$59890
School Test Performance:Excellent
Average Commute Time28.4 Minutes
Current Time:
Time Zone:Pacific Standard Time
Elevation Range66 - 2398 ft.
Area27 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)48.95006943, -122.24432373

Zip Code 98295 Description

Zip Code 98295 is located in the state of Washington in the Seattle - Tacoma metro area. Zip code 98295 is primarily located in Whatcom County. The official US Postal Service name for 98295 is SUMAS, Washington. Portions of zip code 98295 are contained within or border the city limits of Sumas, WA, Peaceful Valley, WA, . The area code for zip code 98295 is 360. 98295 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Washington.

The current unemployment level in 98295 is 8.0% which is higher than the current county unemployment level of 6.3% and is higher than the current state unemployment at 7.4% and higher than the current national unemployment rate at 6.9%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 98295 decreased to 2409 from 4826 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 98295 is while the majority ethnicity attending 98295 public schools is White. 54.4% of students in 98295 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

 White 2101 85.83% 1989 +6%
 Black Or African American 0 0% 7 -100%
 Hispanic 310 12.66% 300 +3%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0% 26 -100%
 Asian 17 0.69% 23 -26%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 4 0.16% 0 +0%
 Other Race 2 0% 2 -100%
 Two Or More Races 62 0.65% 62 -74%

Zip Code 98295 Race/Ethnicity

 White 65.2%
 Black Or African American 0%
 Hispanic 28.4%
 Asian 0.5%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 2%
 Two or More Races 3.9%

Zip Code 98295 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

Total Population24094826
Male Population50.60%
Female Population49.40%
Total Households890
Test Score PerformanceExcellent
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
Median Household Income$46990
Income Under $50K Per Year53.90%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year34.40%
Income Above $100K Per Year11.70%
98295 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Washington District 1Suzan DelBeneDemocrat
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$274755
Average Real Estate Sale Price$144190
Current Unemployment Level 8.0%
Previous Month Unemployment Level9.3%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago4.3%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 8a: 10F to 15F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 8a: 10F to 15F
Köppen Climate ClassificationCfb - Oceanic Climate
Ecoregion 2a - Fraser Lowland
Average First Frost DatesOctober 11 - 20
Average Last Frost DatesApril 21 - 31

Zip Code 98295 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)32343740454952514742373241
Avg Max Temp (°F)42475258656974757059484359
Avg Precip (In.)
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Bellingham, WA
CBSA Type98295
CBSA Population200841
Time ZonePacific Standard Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/Los_Angeles
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-8 Hours