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ZIP Code 98499

Primary City:Lakewood, WA (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Monte Vista
County: Pierce County
Timezone: Pacific (8:01am)
Area code: 253 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:47.16, -122.50
ZIP (~4 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 98499

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 98499. In addition to the primary city for a ZIP code, USPS also publishes a list of other acceptable cities that can be used with ZIP code 98499. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 98499, you should not use any of the cities listed as unacceptable. Choose from the primary or acceptable cities when mailing your package or letter.

Primary city:
Lakewood, WA
Acceptable:
Joint Base Lewis Mcchord, Lewis Mcchord, Mcchord Afb, Tacoma
Unacceptable:
Mc Chord Afb

Stats and Demographics for the 98499 ZIP Code

ZIP code 98499 is located in west Washington and covers a slightly less than average land area compared to other ZIP codes in the United States. It also has a slightly higher than average population density.

The people living in ZIP code 98499 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of young adults is large. There are also an extremely small number of families and a large number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 98499 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 29,750
Population Density 3,230 people per sq mi
Housing Units 13,719
Median Home Value $195,700
Land Area 9.21 sq mi
Water Area 0.65 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 12,450
Median Household Income $37,840

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 34Male Median Age: 33Female Median Age: 35

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1,2389888919111,2931,2721,0508998879811,059820719470343314206165
Female1,2519657739311,4221,3131,0328428759291,096908757559464455361311
Total2,4891,9531,6641,8422,7152,5852,0821,7411,7621,9102,1551,7281,4761,029807769567476

Gender

 Male 14,506 49%
 Female 15,244 51%
Gender

Race

 White 15,781 53%
 Black Or African American 3,759 13%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 436 1%
 Asian 3,000 10%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 1,004 3%
 Other Race 3,171 11%
 Two Or More Races 2,599 9%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner693535991,0371,045770659260
Renter1,0912,0551,3741,43794240326690
Total1,1602,4081,9732,4741,9871,173925350

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 4,377 35%
 Single Guardian 2,808 23%
 Singles 4,231 34%
 Singles With Roommate 1,034 8%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 8,565 69%
 Households with Kids 3,885 31%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male254264244211239184195198172182182200159168170162218174187227
Female247251262207211207184156207177145148161142153183181184230259
Total501515506418450391379354379359327348320310323345399358417486

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 98499 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are rented. Homes in ZIP code 98499 were primarily built in the 1970s or the 1960s. Looking at 98499 real estate data, the median home value of $195,700 is slightly higher than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly higher than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 98499. Rentals in 98499 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 98499 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 29,533 99.3%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 72 0.2%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 145 0.5%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 3,095 23%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,697 12%
 Renter Occupied Households 7,658 56%
 Households Vacant 1,269 9%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 812 64%
 Rented & Unoccupied 34 3%
 For Sale Only 153 12%
 Sold & Unoccupied 19 1%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 58 5%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 193 15%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 161 2%
 1 Bedroom 2,627 33%
 2 Bedroom 3,567 45%
 3+ Bedroom 1,558 20%
Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

Cost of Monthly Rent Including Utilities

Cost of a Studio Apartment

Cost of a 1 Bedroom

Cost of a 2 Bedroom

Cost of a 3+ Bedroom

Employment, Income, Earnings, and Work

The median household income of $37,840 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 98499 may not be as nice as other parts of town.

As with most parts of the country, vehicles are the most common form of transportation to places of employment. Residents in ZIP code 98499 use public transportation to travel to work more than most areas of the nation. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. A slightly higher than average number of commuters in 98499 can expect to fall in that range. There are a slightly smaller percentage of employees that have to travel over 45 minutes to reach their place of employment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 8,441 35%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 6,370 26%
 No Earnings 9,425 39%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Sources of Household Income

Percent of Households Receiving Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Household Investment Income

Percent of Households Receiving Investment Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Household Retirement Income

Percent of Households Receiving Retirement Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 8,441 35%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 6,370 26%
 No Earnings 9,425 39%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 10,658 86.0%
 Public transportation 732 5.9%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 98 0.8%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 621 5.0%
 Worked at Home 287 2.3%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The population has a much higher percentage of people with low education levels (less than high school) than normal. The area has some of the highest percentages of people who attended college of any ZIP.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 1,446 15.1%
 High School Graduate 5,281 55.0%
 Associate's degree 1,142 11.9%
 Bachelor's degree 1,121 11.7%
 Master's degree 395 4.1%
 Professional school degree 155 1.6%
 Doctorate degree 54 0.6%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 3,839 75.6%
 Enrolled in Private School 465 9.2%
 Not Enrolled in School 772 15.2%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 98499

ZIP Code 98499 is in the Clover Park School District. There are 15 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 98499.

Dower Elementary School
7817 Dower Rd West
Lakewood, WA 98499
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Clover Park School District
Lakeview Hope Academy
10501 47th Ave SW
Lakewood, WA 98499
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Clover Park School District
Lochburn Middle School
5431 Steilacoom Blvd SW
Lakewood, WA 98499
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Clover Park School District
Oakwood Elementary School
3230 85th St So
Lakewood, WA 98499
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Clover Park School District
Southgate Elementary School
10202 Earley Ave SW
Lakewood, WA 98499
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Clover Park School District
Tyee Park Elementary School
11920 Seminole Rd SW
Lakewood, WA 98499
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Clover Park School District
Park Lodge Elementary School
6300 100th St SW
Lakewood, WA 98499
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Clover Park School District
Re-Entry Middle School
5431 Steilacoom Blvd SW
Lakewood, WA 98499
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Clover Park School District
Northwest Career and Technical High School
4500 Steilacoom Blvd SW
Lakewood, WA 98499
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Clover Park Technical College School District
Clover Park High School
11023 Gravelly Lk Dr SW
Lakewood, WA 98499
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Clover Park School District
Lakewood Career Academy
5214 Steilacoom Blvd SW
Lakewood, WA 98499
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Clover Park School District
Alfaretta House
6423 Alfaretta St
Lakewood, WA 98499
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Clover Park School District
Re-Entry High School
5431 Steilacoom Blvd SW
Lakewood, WA 98499
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Clover Park School District
St Frances Cabrini School
5621 108th St SW
Lakewood, WA 98499
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
St Mary'S Christian School
10630 Gravelly Lake Dr SW
Lakewood, WA 98499
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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