Zip Code 98923 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameCowiche
Zip Code StateWashington
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Yakima
Area Code509
Current Population:1434
Racial Majority: 32.38%
Public School Racial Majority:Hispanic 67.9%
Unemployment Rate:8.7%
Median Household Income$51321
Average Adjusted Gross Income$52920
School Test Performance:Average
Average Commute Time24.5 Minutes
Time Zone:Pacific Daylight Time
Elevation Range1667 - 3173 ft.
Area11 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)46.66796800, -120.77462000

Zip Code 98923 Description

Zip Code 98923 is located in the state of Washington in the Yakima - Pasco - Richland - Kennewick metro area. Zip code 98923 is primarily located in Yakima County. The official US Postal Service name for 98923 is COWICHE, Washington. Portions of zip code 98923 are contained within or border the city limits of . The area code for zip code 98923 is 509. 98923 can be classified socioeconically as a Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Washington.

The current unemployment level in 98923 is 8.7% which is higher than the current county unemployment level of 7.4% 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 98923 decreased to 1434 from 1564 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 98923 is while the majority ethnicity attending 98923 public schools is Hispanic. 75.3% of students in 98923 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

 White 341 32.38% 761 -55%
 Black Or African American 0 0% 2 -100%
 Hispanic 702 66.67% 627 +12%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0% 9 -100%
 Asian 0 0% 8 -100%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 0 +0%
 Other Race 0 0% 0 +0%
 Two Or More Races 27 0.95% 27 -63%

Zip Code 98923 Race/Ethnicity

 White 29.3%
 Black Or African American 0.2%
 Hispanic 67.9%
 Asian 0.3%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0%
 Two or More Races 2.2%

Zip Code 98923 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

Total Population14341564
Male Population51.30%
Female Population48.70%
Total Households440
Test Score PerformanceAverage
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
Median Household Income$51321
Income Under $50K Per Year48.50%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year33.90%
Income Above $100K Per Year17.60%
98923 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Washington District 4Dan NewhouseRepublican
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$191125
Average Real Estate Sale Price$113800
Current Unemployment Level 8.7%
Previous Month Unemployment Level8.5%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago6.7%
98908 - Yakima
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2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 6b: -5F to 0F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 6b: -5F to 0F
Köppen Climate ClassificationBSk - Cold Semi-Arid Climate
Ecoregion 10g - Yakima Folds
Average First Frost DatesOctober 1 - 10
Average Last Frost DatesMay 11 - 20

Zip Code 98923 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)22253034414752524434282236
Avg Max Temp (°F)37435259687583837561453660
Avg Precip (In.)2.231.491.
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Yakima, WA
CBSA Type98923
CBSA Population239987
Time ZonePacific Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/Los_Angeles
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-8 Hours