The ZIP Code 98528 is associated with the city of Belfair in Washington in Mason County. Median househould income in this region is $57,235, while about 6% of the population lives below the poverty line. The ZIP Code 98528 has a median age of approximately 40.2 years, with 21.4% of residents aged 62 years and older. It is estimated that about 12.7% of residents in this Washington region hold a bachelor's degree or higher, while the per capita income is approximately $29,169. The current population estimate is 11,477.
The median household income in ZIP Code 98528 is $57,235, while the region's mean household income is $76,890. Breaking income down further, per capita income in the region is $29,169. The per capita income in ZIP Code 98528 of $29,169 is approximately 25.04% less than the per capita income in the U.S. overall of $38,915. An estimated 6.0% of the population is living below the poverty line in this region. This rate is approximately 36.84% lower than the overall poverty rate in the U.S. of 9.5%. Regarding household income, approximately 24.8% of the population in 98528 earn $50,000 to $74,999 per year, while an estimated 13.6% earn $35,000 to $49,999 per year, and 2.6% of 98528 residents earn $10,000 to $14,999 per year.
|Less than $10,000 per year||6.3%|
|$10,000 to $14,999 per year||2.6%|
|$15,000 to $24,999 per year||5.6%|
|$25,000 to $34,999 per year||10.5%|
|$35,000 to $49,999 per year||13.6%|
|$50,000 to $74,999 per year||24.8%|
|$75,000 to $99,999 per year||11.7%|
|$100,000 to $149,999 per year||13.1%|
|$150,000 to $199,999 per year||7.0%|
|$200,000 or more per year||4.8%|
In ZIP Code 98528, 88.3% of the population graduated high school, while 12.7% have a bachelor's degree or higher. In this region, 3.2% achieved an education level less than 9th grade, while 3.7% hold a graduate or professional degree. Approximately 30.9% in this Mason County region reached the highest level of high school graduate (including equivalency).
|Less than 9th grade||3.2%|
|9th to 12th grade, no diploma||8.5%|
|High school graduate (includes equivalency)||30.9%|
|Some college, no degree||31.3%|
|Graduate or professional degree||3.7%|
Looking at race in the population that makes up ZIP Code 98528, 95.3% is one race, while 4.7% are two or more races. Approximately 12.2% of 98528 residents are hispanic or Latino (of any race). The most common race in 98528 (race alone or in combination with one or more other races), is White (86.1%), followed by Some other race (8.7%) .
|Black or African American||2.9%|
|American Indian and Alaska Native||3.0%|
|Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander||2.1%|
|Some other race||8.7%|
Regarding the age of homes in ZIP Code 98528, an estimated 23.6% of homes were built between 1990 and 1999. Additionally, 20.6% of homes in the region were built between 2000 and 2009, while an estimated 0.0% of homes were built between 2010 and 2013 in this Mason County region.
|Year Home Built||Percent|
|Built in 2014 or later||2.2%|
|Built between 2010 and 2013||0.0%|
|Built between 2000 and 2009||20.6%|
|Built between 1990 and 1999||23.6%|
|Built between 1980 and 1989||19.5%|
|Built between 1970 and 1979||11.8%|
|Built between 1960 and 1969||9.1%|
|Built between 1950 and 1959||6.2%|
|Built between 1940 and 1949||3.4%|
|Built in 1939 or earlier||3.5%|
Residents of ZIP Code 98528 are older than average. The median age of 40.2 years in ZIP Code 98528 is approximately 5.51% higher than the overall median age in the U.S. of 38.1 years. About 79.1% of residents are aged 18 years and older, and 21.4% of residents are 62 years and over. Approximately 14.3% of the population in 98528 falls in the age group 25 to 34 years, while an estimated 13.6% are aged 65 to 74 years. On the low end of the scale, 0.5% of 98528 residents are aged 85 years and over.
|Under 5 years||4.8%|
|5 to 9 years||5.7%|
|10 to 14 years||7.0%|
|15 to 19 years||6.1%|
|20 to 24 years||5.6%|
|25 to 34 years||14.3%|
|35 to 44 years||11.8%|
|45 to 54 years||11.7%|
|55 to 59 years||6.8%|
|60 to 64 years||8.0%|
|65 to 74 years||13.6%|
|75 to 84 years||4.0%|
|85 years and over||0.5%|
One of the leading chronic health issues in ZIP Code 98528 is high cholesterol, as an estimated 33.5% of adults aged 18 and older deal with this issue. Another chronic health issue of concern for residents of 98528 is high blood pressure, as approximately 33.2% of adults 18 and older in this Mason County region contend with that issue.
|Health Issue||Percent of adults*|
|Coronary heart disease||6.2%|
|High blood pressure||33.2%|
|Cancer (excluding skin cancer)||7.5%|
|Chronic kidney disease||2.9%|
One of the top preventative health measures in ZIP Code 98528 is current access to health insurance, as an estimated 87.9% of adults 18 and older take part in this preventive measure. Additionally, 87.6% of those 18 and above in 98528 list cholesterol screening, as a preventive measure. Common health risk behaviors in 98528 include obesity (35.3% of adults aged 18 and above) and sleeping less than 7 hours (33.9% of those 18 and older).
|Preventive Measure||Percent of adults*|
|Taking medicine for high blood pressure control||69.5%|
|Visits to doctor for routine checkup||67.4%|
|Current access to health insurance||87.9%|
|Visits to dentist or dental clinic||60.5%|
|Risk Behavior||Percent of adults*|
|No leisure-time physical activity||22.9%|
|Sleeping less than 7 hours||33.9%|
In 98528, 53.9% of the population is in the labor force. Recent estimates place 8.7% as working from home, while the total labor force in the region has a mean travel to time to work of 37.3 minutes. Approximately 18.5% of the employed population 16 years and over in 98528 work in educational services, and health care and social assistance, while an estimated 16.0% work in retail trade. On the lower end of the scale, just 0.0% of 98528 workers 16 years and over work in information.
|Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining||6.3%|
|Transportation and warehousing, and utilities||4.5%|
|Finance and insurance, and real estate and rental and leasing||7.1%|
|Professional, scientific, management, and administrative||8.2%|
|Educational services, and health care and social assistance||18.5%|
|Arts, entertainment, and recreation, and accommodation and food services||5.7%|
|Other services, except public administration||5.1%|
In ZIP Code 98528, 89.7% of the population lists "English only" as the language spoken in home, while 8.7% of lists Spanish. Additionally, Asian and Pacific Islander languages are spoken in 0.2% of homes, and other Indo-European languages are spoken in 1.4% of homes. Lastly, 0.1% of homes list "other languages" as spoken in the home. All percentages referenced are for the population 5 years and older in this Mason County region.
|Other Indo-European languages||0.2%|
|Asian and Pacific Islander languages||1.4%|
Regarding consumer complaints about financial products in ZIP Code 98528, credit card or prepaid card have received the most complaints in 98528 in the past 12 months. Money transfer, virtual currency, or money service received the second most complaints. The most frequent complaint overall in this Mason County region was getting a credit card.
|Complaint Product||Number of Complaints*|
|Credit card or prepaid card||4|
|Money transfer, virtual currency, or money service||2|
|Credit reporting or credit repair services||1|
|Complaint Issue||Number of Complaints*|
|Getting a credit card||2|
|Advertising and marketing, including promotional offers||1|
|Applying for a mortgage or refinancing an existing mortgage||1|
|Incorrect information on your report||1|
|Other service problem||1|
The average residential electricity rate in ZIP Code 98528 of 7.59¢/kWh. This rate is about 27.16% less than the average rate in Washington, and approximately 50.91% less than the average rate in the U.S. as a whole. Regarding solar power potential, ZIP Code 98528 has an average daily solar radiation level of 4.04 kWh/m2/day. This is approximately 1.94% less than an area in the U.S. with historically low solar radiation levels (WA), and about 38.69% less than an area in the U.S. with historically high solar radiation levels (AZ).
|ZIP Code 98528||7.59¢/kWh||6.94¢/kWh||4.71¢/kWh|
|Month||ZIP Code 98528||Low (WA)||High (AZ)|