Zip Code 98629 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameLa Center
Zip Code StateWashington
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Clark
Area Code360
Current Population:8364
Racial Majority:White 89.49%
Public School Racial Majority:White 90.1%
Unemployment Rate:6.5%
Median Household Income$67447
Average Adjusted Gross Income$86040
School Test Performance:Above Average
Average Commute Time30.8 Minutes
Time Zone:Pacific Daylight Time
Elevation Range223 - 945 ft.
Area39 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)45.88027200, -122.61193900

Zip Code 98629 Description

Zip Code 98629 is located in the state of Washington in the Portland metro area. Zip code 98629 is primarily located in Clark County. The official US Postal Service name for 98629 is LA CENTER, Washington. Portions of zip code 98629 are contained within or border the city limits of La Center, WA, Amboy, WA, . The area code for zip code 98629 is 360. 98629 can be classified socioeconically as a Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Washington.

The current unemployment level in 98629 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 98629 increased to 8364 from 7105 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 98629 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 98629 public schools is White. 28.6% of students in 98629 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

 White 7588 89.49% 7671 -1%
 Black Or African American 85 1% 42 +102%
 Hispanic 366 4.32% 305 +20%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 28 0.33% 66 -58%
 Asian 77 0.91% 83 -7%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 17 0.2% 3 +467%
 Other Race 6 0% 6 -100%
 Two Or More Races 188 3.75% 188 +69%

Zip Code 98629 Race/Ethnicity

 White 90.1%
 Black Or African American 0.6%
 Hispanic 6.2%
 Asian 1%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.5%
 Two or More Races 1.6%

Zip Code 98629 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

Total Population83647105
Male Population50.40%
Female Population49.60%
Total Households2871
Test Score PerformanceAbove Average
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
Median Household Income$67447
Income Under $50K Per Year31.90%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year42.60%
Income Above $100K Per Year25.50%
98629 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Washington District 3Jaime Herrera BeutlerRepublican
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$286989
Average Real Estate Sale Price$254408
Current Unemployment Level 6.5%
Previous Month Unemployment Level6.4%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago4.4%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 8b: 15F to 20F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 8a: 10F to 15F
Köppen Climate ClassificationCsb - Warm-Summer Mediterranean Climate
Ecoregion 3a - Portland/Vancouver Basin
Average First Frost DatesOctober 21 - 31
Average Last Frost DatesApril 11 - 20

Zip Code 98629 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)33343740454953524942383342
Avg Max Temp (°F)46505560677278797564524562
Avg Precip (In.)7.115.875.233.8332.18.951.
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Portland-Vancouver-Beaverton, OR-WA
CBSA Type98629
CBSA Population2255276
Time ZonePacific Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/Los_Angeles
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-8 Hours