Zip Code 98834 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameMethow
Zip Code StateWashington
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Okanogan
Area Code509
Current Population:239
Racial Majority: 84%
Unemployment Rate:8.6%
Median Household Income$53758
Average Adjusted Gross Income$57730
School Test Performance:Poor
Average Commute Time23.6 Minutes
Time Zone:Pacific Daylight Time
Elevation Range912 - 4885 ft.
Area139 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)48.08417700, -120.07319700

Zip Code 98834 Description

Zip Code 98834 is located in the state of Washington in the Spokane metro area. Zip code 98834 is primarily located in Okanogan County. The official US Postal Service name for 98834 is METHOW, Washington. Portions of zip code 98834 are contained within or border the city limits of Pateros, WA, . The area code for zip code 98834 is 509. 98834 can be classified socioeconically as a Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Washington.

The current unemployment level in 98834 is 8.6% which is higher than the current county unemployment level of 6.1% 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 98834 decreased to 239 from 262 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 98834 is while the majority ethnicity attending 98834 public schools is . % of students in 98834 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

 White 168 84% 228 -26%
 Black Or African American 0 0% 1 -100%
 Hispanic 18 9% 5 +260%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 14 7% 4 +250%
 Asian 0 0% 0 +0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 0 +0%
 Other Race 0 0% 0 +0%
 Two Or More Races 1 0% 1 -100%

Zip Code 98834 Race/Ethnicity

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

Zip Code 98834 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

Total Population239262
Male Population50.20%
Female Population49.80%
Total Households116
Test Score PerformancePoor
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
Median Household Income$53758
Income Under $50K Per Year44.30%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year39.40%
Income Above $100K Per Year16.30%
98834 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Washington District 4Dan NewhouseRepublican
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$231875
Average Real Estate Sale Price$316893
Current Unemployment Level 8.6%
Previous Month Unemployment Level8.0%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago7.9%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 6b: -5F to 0F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 6a: -10F to -5F
Köppen Climate ClassificationDsb - Humid Continental Climate - Dry Cool Summer
Ecoregion 10m - Okanogan Valley
Average First Frost DatesOctober 1 - 10
Average Last Frost DatesMay 11 - 20

Zip Code 98834 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)16212935434953534534261735
Avg Max Temp (°F)31395162707885867762433260
Avg Precip (In.)1.351.
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
CBSA Population0
Time ZonePacific Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/Los_Angeles
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-8 Hours