Zip Code 98946 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameThorp
Zip Code StateWashington
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Kittitas
Area Code509
Current Population:495
Racial Majority: 89.8%
Unemployment Rate:5.2%
Median Household Income$61525
Average Adjusted Gross Income$60110
School Test Performance:Below Average
Average Commute Time29.8 Minutes
Time Zone:Pacific Daylight Time
Elevation Range1529 - 5558 ft.
Area459 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)47.06686900, -121.02683000

Zip Code 98946 Description

Zip Code 98946 is located in the state of Washington in the Yakima - Pasco - Richland - Kennewick metro area. Zip code 98946 is primarily located in Kittitas County. The official US Postal Service name for 98946 is THORP, Washington. Portions of zip code 98946 are contained within or border the city limits of Thorp, WA, Easton, WA, . Zip code 98946 is within area code 509 and area code 425. 98946 can be classified socioeconically as a Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Washington.

The current unemployment level in 98946 is 5.2% which is lower than the current county unemployment level of 5.8% and is higher than the current state unemployment at 5.0% and higher than the current national unemployment rate at 5.2%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 98946 increased to 495 from 461 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 98946 is while the majority ethnicity attending 98946 public schools is . % of students in 98946 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

20142010Change(+/-)
 White 528 89.8% 451 +17%
 Black Or African American 0 0% 2 -100%
 Hispanic 57 9.69% 17 +235%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 3 0.51% 3 +0%
 Asian 0 0% 6 -100%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 0 +0%
 Other Race 0 0% 0 +0%
 Two Or More Races 16 0% 16 -100%

Zip Code 98946 Race/Ethnicity

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

Zip Code 98946 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

20102000
Total Population495461
Male Population51.50%
Female Population48.50%
Total Households202
Test Score PerformanceBelow Average
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
%
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
%
Median Household Income$61525
Income Under $50K Per Year37.80%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year38.90%
Income Above $100K Per Year23.30%
98946 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Washington District 8Kim SchrierDemocrat
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$1200500
Average Real Estate Sale Price$327000
Current Unemployment Level 5.2%
Previous Month Unemployment Level5.2%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago9.4%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 6b: -5F to 0F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 6a: -10F to -5F
Köppen Climate ClassificationDsb - Humid Continental Climate - Dry Cool Summer
Ecoregion 10e - Pleistocene Lake Basins
Average First Frost DatesSeptember 21 - 31
Average Last Frost DatesMay 11 - 20

Zip Code 98946 Annual Climate Data

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnual
Avg Min Temp (°F)20242834414752524334282135
Avg Max Temp (°F)34415057657280817360433457
Avg Precip (In.)2.741.91.29.89.77.8.44.52.731.212.46316.74
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Ellensburg, WA
CBSA Type98946
CBSA Population40357
Time ZonePacific Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/Los_Angeles
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-8 Hours