Zip Code 98605 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameBingen
Zip Code StateWashington
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Skamania
Secondary County: Klickitat
Area Code509
Current Population:1225
Racial Majority: 71.46%
Public School Racial Majority:White 83.3%
Unemployment Rate:7.3%
Median Household Income$49022
Average Adjusted Gross Income$55190
School Test Performance:Below Average
Average Commute Time19.9 Minutes
Time Zone:Pacific Daylight Time
Elevation Range630 - 2608 ft.
Area49 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)45.77353800, -121.63379100

Zip Code 98605 Description

Zip Code 98605 is located in the state of Washington in the Portland metro area. Zip code 98605 is primarily located in Skamania County. Portions of 98605 are also located in Klickitat County. The official US Postal Service name for 98605 is BINGEN, Washington. Portions of zip code 98605 are contained within or border the city limits of Bingen, WA, White Salmon, WA, and Hood River, OR. The area code for zip code 98605 is 509. 98605 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Washington.

The current unemployment level in 98605 is 7.3% which is higher than the current county unemployment level of 6.6% 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 98605 increased to 1225 from 1186 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 98605 is while the majority ethnicity attending 98605 public schools is White. 54.2% of students in 98605 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

20142010Change(+/-)
 White 964 71.46% 935 +3%
 Black Or African American 0 0% 4 -100%
 Hispanic 354 26.24% 222 +59%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 21 1.56% 24 -13%
 Asian 5 0.37% 2 +150%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 1 -100%
 Other Race 0 0% 0 +0%
 Two Or More Races 37 0.37% 37 -86%

Zip Code 98605 Race/Ethnicity

 White 83.3%
 Black Or African American 0%
 Hispanic 8.3%
 Asian 0%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 4.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 4.2%
 Two or More Races 0%

Zip Code 98605 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

20102000
Total Population12251186
Male Population53.10%
Female Population46.90%
Total Households486
Test Score PerformanceBelow Average
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
54.2%
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
100.0%
Median Household Income$49022
Income Under $50K Per Year51.10%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year30.70%
Income Above $100K Per Year18.20%
98605 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Washington District 3Jaime Herrera BeutlerRepublican
Washington District 2Rick LarsenDemocrat
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$338000
Average Real Estate Sale Price$208333
Current Unemployment Level 7.3%
Previous Month Unemployment Level7.1%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago5.5%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 7b: 5F to 10F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 7a: 0F to 5F
Köppen Climate ClassificationCsb - Warm-Summer Mediterranean Climate
Ecoregion 10g - Yakima Folds
Average First Frost DatesOctober 11 - 20
Average Last Frost DatesApril 11 - 20

Zip Code 98605 Annual Climate Data

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnual
Avg Min Temp (°F)26293438455156554839332740
Avg Max Temp (°F)39455462707785857764473962
Avg Precip (In.)2.662.351.43.93.63.6.24.38.441.092.242.3915.37
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Hood River, OR
CBSA Type98605
CBSA Population22344
Time ZonePacific Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/Los_Angeles
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-8 Hours