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ZIP Code 98388

Primary City:Steilacoom, WA (View All Cities)
County: Pierce County
Timezone: Pacific (2:20pm)
Coordinates:47.19, -122.65
ZIP (~5 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 98388

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 98388. 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 98388. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 98388, 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:
Steilacoom, WA
Unacceptable:
Ketron Is, Ketron Island, Mcneil Island

Stats and Demographics for the 98388 ZIP Code

ZIP code 98388 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 less than average population density.

The people living in ZIP code 98388 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is large. There are also a slightly less than average number of families and a slightly higher than average number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 98388 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 7,508
Population Density 840 people per sq mi
Housing Units 2,867
Median Home Value $295,700
Land Area 8.94 sq mi
Water Area 11.83 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 2,595
Median Household Income $59,604

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 40Male Median Age: 38Female Median Age: 44


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 5163154317
5-9182156338
10-14182175357
15-19211179390
20-24343221564
25-29472164636
30-34394197591
35-39353190543
40-44344193537
45-49347218565
50-54349269618
55-59267236503
60-64250233483
65-69155182337
70-74120140260
75-7997119216
80-846774141
85 Plus3973112

Gender

 Male 4,335 58%
 Female 3,173 42%
Gender

Race

 White 5,695 76%
 Black Or African American 580 8%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 104 1%
 Asian 453 6%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 117 2%
 Other Race 97 1%
 Two Or More Races 462 6%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-247140147
25-3480291371
35-44164221385
45-54323195518
55-64407100507
65-7431337350
75-8422123244
85 Plus67673

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,313 51%
 Single Guardian 431 17%
 Singles 689 27%
 Singles With Roommate 162 6%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 1,892 73%
 Households with Kids 703 27%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
1313465
2352964
3323870
4252247
5263561
6392867
7322860
8423981
9432669
10362965
11254065
12423375
13393372
14404080
15373168
16483684
17383876
18583694
19303868
20514192

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 98388 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 98388 were primarily built in the 1970s. Looking at 98388 real estate data, the median home value of $295,700 is high 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 98388. Rentals in 98388 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 98388 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 6,074 80.9%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 1,427 19.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 7 0.1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 1,119 39%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 463 16%
 Renter Occupied Households 1,013 35%
 Households Vacant 272 9%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 160 59%
 Rented & Unoccupied 7 3%
 For Sale Only 35 13%
 Sold & Unoccupied 4 1%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 32 12%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 34 13%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 31 3%
 1 Bedroom 132 13%
 2 Bedroom 574 55%
 3+ Bedroom 298 29%
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 $59,604 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 98388 is likely to be one of the nicer parts of town with a more affluent demographic.

As with most parts of the country, vehicles are the most common form of transportation to places of employment. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. Most commuters in 98388 can expect to fall in that range. Having to travel to work for over 45 minutes isn't uncommon for people who live here.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 2,356 40%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,227 21%
 No Earnings 2,319 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 2,356 40%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,227 21%
 No Earnings 2,319 39%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 2,353 88%
 Public transportation 105 4%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 24 1%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 115 4%
 Worked at Home 87 3%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

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 237 8%
 High School Graduate 1,481 51%
 Associate's degree 403 14%
 Bachelor's degree 364 13%
 Master's degree 228 8%
 Professional school degree 149 5%
 Doctorate degree 34 1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 663 70%
 Enrolled in Private School 169 18%
 Not Enrolled in School 119 13%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 98388

ZIP Code 98388 is in the Steilacoom Hist. School District. There are 4 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 98388.

Cherrydale Elementary
1201 Galloway
Steilacoom, WA 98388
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Steilacoom Hist. School District
Saltars Point Elementary
908 3rd St
Steilacoom, WA 98388
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Steilacoom Hist. School District
Preschool and Eceap
1201 Galloway
Steilacoom, WA 98388
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Steilacoom Hist. School District
Steilacoom High School
54 Sentinel Dr
Steilacoom, WA 98388
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Steilacoom Hist. School District

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