Zip Code 98642 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameRidgefield
Zip Code StateWashington
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Clark
Area Code360
Current Population:15696
Racial Majority: 87.43%
Public School Racial Majority:White 83%
Unemployment Rate:8.1%
Median Household Income$73956
Average Adjusted Gross Income$106430
School Test Performance:Above Average
Average Commute Time25.5 Minutes
Current Time:
Time Zone:Pacific Standard Time
Elevation Range125 - 312 ft.
Area61 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)45.79906845, -122.70874786

Zip Code 98642 Description

Zip Code 98642 is located in the state of Washington in the Portland metro area. Zip code 98642 is primarily located in Clark County. The official US Postal Service name for 98642 is RIDGEFIELD, Washington. Portions of zip code 98642 are contained within or border the city limits of Ridgefield, WA, Mount Vista, WA, Dollar Corner, WA, and La Center, WA. The area code for zip code 98642 is 360. 98642 can be classified socioeconically as a Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Washington.

The current unemployment level in 98642 is 8.1% which is higher than the current county unemployment level of 6.5% 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 98642 increased to 15696 from 12493 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 98642 is while the majority ethnicity attending 98642 public schools is White. 31.7% of students in 98642 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

 White 14246 87.43% 14033 +2%
 Black Or African American 78 0.48% 122 -36%
 Hispanic 899 5.52% 725 +24%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 55 0.34% 96 -43%
 Asian 392 2.41% 332 +18%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 152 0.93% 24 +533%
 Other Race 21 0.03% 21 -76%
 Two Or More Races 343 2.87% 343 +36%

Zip Code 98642 Race/Ethnicity

 White 83%
 Black Or African American 1%
 Hispanic 9.6%
 Asian 1.5%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.3%
 Two or More Races 4.4%

Zip Code 98642 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

Total Population1569612493
Male Population49.40%
Female Population50.60%
Total Households5672
Test Score PerformanceAbove Average
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
Median Household Income$73956
Income Under $50K Per Year33.10%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year35.40%
Income Above $100K Per Year31.50%
98642 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Washington District 3Jaime Herrera BeutlerRepublican
Washington District 1Suzan DelBeneDemocrat
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$433367
Average Real Estate Sale Price$285288
Current Unemployment Level 8.1%
Previous Month Unemployment Level9.5%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago4.2%
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 21 - 31

Zip Code 98642 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)33353740455054545043383443
Avg Max Temp (°F)46515661687480817664524663
Avg Precip (In.)6.465.34.663.412.71.91.811.131.873.546.617.2645.65
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Portland-Vancouver-Beaverton, OR-WA
CBSA Type98642
CBSA Population2255276
Time ZonePacific Standard Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/Los_Angeles
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-8 Hours