Zip Code 98601 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameAmboy
Zip Code StateWashington
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Clark
Secondary County: Cowlitz
Area Code360
Current Population:2982
Racial Majority: 92.47%
Public School Racial Majority:White 94.4%
Unemployment Rate:6.5%
Median Household Income$55812
Average Adjusted Gross Income$71020
School Test Performance:Poor
Average Commute Time44.8 Minutes
Time Zone:Pacific Daylight Time
Elevation Range472 - 2090 ft.
Area60 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)45.95973300, -122.36486500

Zip Code 98601 Description

Zip Code 98601 is located in the state of Washington in the Portland metro area. Zip code 98601 is primarily located in Clark County. Portions of 98601 are also located in Cowlitz County. The official US Postal Service name for 98601 is AMBOY, Washington. Portions of zip code 98601 are contained within or border the city limits of Amboy, WA, . The area code for zip code 98601 is 360. 98601 can be classified socioeconically as a Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Washington.

The current unemployment level in 98601 is 6.5% which is higher than the current county unemployment level of 6.5% 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 98601 increased to 2982 from 2327 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 98601 is while the majority ethnicity attending 98601 public schools is White. 49.8% of students in 98601 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

 White 2444 92.47% 2810 -13%
 Black Or African American 0 0% 10 -100%
 Hispanic 46 1.74% 62 -26%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0% 36 -100%
 Asian 0 0% 15 -100%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 2 -100%
 Other Race 3 0% 3 -100%
 Two Or More Races 44 5.79% 44 +248%

Zip Code 98601 Race/Ethnicity

 White 94.4%
 Black Or African American 0%
 Hispanic 3.4%
 Asian 0%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.2%
 Two or More Races 2%

Zip Code 98601 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

Total Population29822327
Male Population50.70%
Female Population49.30%
Total Households1021
Test Score PerformancePoor
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
Median Household Income$55812
Income Under $50K Per Year42.40%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year44.90%
Income Above $100K Per Year12.70%
98601 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Washington District 3Jaime Herrera BeutlerRepublican
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$333114
Average Real Estate Sale Price$204560
Current Unemployment Level 6.5%
Previous Month Unemployment Level6.4%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago4.4%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 8a: 10F to 15F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 8a: 10F to 15F
Köppen Climate ClassificationCsb - Warm-Summer Mediterranean Climate
Ecoregion 4a - Western Cascades Lowlands and Valleys
Average First Frost DatesOctober 21 - 31
Average Last Frost DatesApril 11 - 20

Zip Code 98601 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)32343639444851514842373341
Avg Max Temp (°F)44495459667178797463514461
Avg Precip (In.)8.587.036.284.553.442.621.031.492.714.989.099.7961.6
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Portland-Vancouver-Beaverton, OR-WA
CBSA Type98601
CBSA Population2255276
Time ZonePacific Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/Los_Angeles
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-8 Hours
List of High Schools in Zipcode 98601
Battle Ground High SchoolClark
List of Middle Schools in Zipcode 98601
Amboy Middle SchoolClark
Green Mountain School Middle SchoolClark