Zip Code 98951 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameWapato
Zip Code StateWashington
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Yakima
Area Code509
Current Population:13739
Racial Majority: 17.8%
Public School Racial Majority:Hispanic 71%
Unemployment Rate:8.7%
Median Household Income$37663
Average Adjusted Gross Income$40910
School Test Performance:Poor
Average Commute Time21.1 Minutes
Time Zone:Pacific Daylight Time
Elevation Range801 - 1700 ft.
Area133 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)46.45914200, -120.49367600

Zip Code 98951 Description

Zip Code 98951 is located in the state of Washington in the Yakima - Pasco - Richland - Kennewick metro area. Zip code 98951 is primarily located in Yakima County. The official US Postal Service name for 98951 is WAPATO, Washington. Portions of zip code 98951 are contained within or border the city limits of White Swan, WA, Wapato, WA, . The area code for zip code 98951 is 509. 98951 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Washington.

The current unemployment level in 98951 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 98951 increased to 13739 from 13570 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 98951 is while the majority ethnicity attending 98951 public schools is Hispanic. 99.6% of students in 98951 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

20142010Change(+/-)
 White 2459 17.8% 2451 +0%
 Black Or African American 152 1.1% 33 +361%
 Hispanic 8001 57.91% 7965 +0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 2793 20.22% 2651 +5%
 Asian 278 2.01% 344 -19%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 33 0.24% 8 +313%
 Other Race 7 0% 7 -100%
 Two Or More Races 280 0.72% 280 -64%

Zip Code 98951 Race/Ethnicity

 White 3.4%
 Black Or African American 0.1%
 Hispanic 71%
 Asian 1.4%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 20.9%
 Two or More Races 3%

Zip Code 98951 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

20102000
Total Population1373913570
Male Population51.10%
Female Population48.90%
Total Households3617
Test Score PerformancePoor
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
99.6%
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
100.0%
Median Household Income$37663
Income Under $50K Per Year66.00%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year24.30%
Income Above $100K Per Year9.70%
98951 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Washington District 4Dan NewhouseRepublican
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$168381
Average Real Estate Sale Price$121657
Current Unemployment Level 8.7%
Previous Month Unemployment Level8.5%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago6.7%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 6b: -5F to 0F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 6b: -5F to 0F
Köppen Climate ClassificationBSk - Cold Semi-Arid Climate
Ecoregion 10e - Pleistocene Lake Basins
Average First Frost DatesOctober 11 - 20
Average Last Frost DatesApril 21 - 31

Zip Code 98951 Annual Climate Data

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnual
Avg Min Temp (°F)23273338465257564737292339
Avg Max Temp (°F)38465665738088877865483864
Avg Precip (In.)1.16.72.7.56.58.58.31.36.4.551.051.278.23
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Yakima, WA
CBSA Type98951
CBSA Population239987
Time ZonePacific Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/Los_Angeles
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-8 Hours