Overall Health Index

People Index

34

92.8% of the residents in 98042 has health insurance.

Provider Index

96

There are about 7,801 physicians in a 20-mile radius of 98042.

Hospital Index

4

The average hospital rating near 98042 is 2.8 out of 5 stars.

Travel Index

97

Residents in 98042 travel 9.2 miles on average to reach a hospital.

People Index

34

92.8% of the residents in 98042 has health insurance.

Provider Index

96

There are about 7,801 physicians in a 20-mile radius of 98042.

Hospital Index

4

The average hospital rating near 98042 is 2.8 out of 5 stars.

Travel Index

97

Residents in 98042 travel 9.2 miles on average to reach a hospital.

Quick Summary of 98042 - Kent, WA

The Overall Health Index in 98042 - Kent, WA is 69, ranking 10,564 out of 32,989 ZIP Codes in the United States.

An estimate of 45,860 residents live in 98042 - Kent, WA with a median age of 39.7 years. 23.2 percent of the population is under the age of 18, and 11.8 percent of the population is at least 65 years of age. 56.9 percent of the residents in 98042 is currently married, and 27.4 percent of the population has never been married. It is estimated that 21.4 percent of the population over the age of 25 have a bachelor's begree. 9.2 percent of the population living in 98042 have a professional or graduate degree.

The monthly median household income in 98042 is $7,627. The monthly median housing costs for residents in 98042 - Kent, WA is approximately $1,682. That means the residents typically spend about 22.1 percent of their income on housing. The national average ratio of a resident spending their income on housing is 21.9 percent.

90.1 percent of the population in 98042 - Kent, WA drive to work alone. 3.8 percent of the people take some form of public transportation like the bus or the train to work. Approximately 42.4 percent of the residents get to work in less than 30 minutes. 12.3 percent of the residents in 98042 get to work in more than 60 minutes. The average household size is approximately 2.85 members with about 2.34 cars available per household. Approximately 1 percent of the households in 98042 - Kent, Washington do not have own a car. It is estimated that 8.7 percent of households in the United States do not own a car.

23.5 percent of the residents have some type of public health insurance like Medicare, Medicaid, VA, or TRICARE. About 79.5 percent of the residents have private health insurance, either through their employer or direct purchase. Military veterans should know that 0.3 percent of the residents in the ZIP Code of 98042 have VA health insurance. Also, 1.8 percent of the residents receive TRICARE.

A resident in 98042 - Kent, WA would have to travel an average of 6.6 miles to reach the nearest hospital with an emergency room, Multicare Auburn Medical Center. In a 20-mile radius, there are 7,801 physicians accessible to residents who live in 98042 - Kent, WA.

Gender Ratio in 98042 - Kent, WA

Gender (%)98042WAUSA
Male5149.949.3
Female4950.150.7

Racial Makeup in 98042 - Kent, WA

Race (%)98042WAUSA
Non-Hispanic White76.676.773
Non-Hispanic Black4.73.712.7
Asian10.68.15.4
American Indian and Alaska Native0.51.30.8
Pacific Islander and Native Hawaiian0.70.60.2
Other Race0.54.14.9
Two or More Races4.47.24.4

Median Income in 98042 - Kent, WA

Income (%)98042WAUSA
Under $25,0005.113.416.9
$25,000 to $49,99911.819.321.3
$50,000 to $74,99916.318.618.3
$75,000 to $99,99916.814.713.7
$100,000 and More49.93429.8

Monthly Housing Costs in 98042 - Kent, WA

Livability98042WAUSA
Monthly Income ($)7,6275,5154,897
Housing Costs ($)1,6821,2441,084
Housing to Income Ratio (%)22.122.621.9

Education in 98042 - Kent, WA

Education Level(%)98042WAUSA
Less Than 9th Grade Education1.64.15.8
9th to 12th Grade, No Diploma5.85.67.6
High School Graduate or Equivalent2423.127.5
Some College, No Degree26.324.421
Associate's Degree11.69.88.2
Bachelor's Degree21.42118.6
Graduate or Professional Degree9.212.111.4

ZIP Codes around 98042 - Kent, WA

LocationPopulationHealth Index
98042 - Kent, WA45,86069
98043 - Mountlake Terrace, WA20,77491
98045 - North Bend, WA14,48462
98047 - Pacific, WA6,77546
98050 - Preston, WA186100
98051 - Ravensdale, WA3,32086
98052 - Redmond, WA63,72487
98053 - Redmond, WA21,80996
98055 - Renton, WA22,90663
98056 - Renton, WA35,14072

People Index

People Index in 98042

34

The People Index in 98042 is 34, ranking 22,104 out of 32,989 ZIP Codes in the United States.

Quick People Index Summary of 98042 - Kent, WA

An estimate of 92.8 percent of all residents in 98042 has some form of health insurance.

The estimated rate of the residents living in 98042 - Kent, WA who have health insurance is 92.8 percent. 8.3 percent of the residents use Medicaid. An estimate of 62.1 percent of the residents get their insurance through their employer. Also, 5.1 percent of the population buy their insurance directly. Residents who need health insurance can purchase insurance at The U.S. government healthcare website.

An estimate 92 percent of residents who make between $50,000 and $74,999 have some form of health insurance. Around 75 percent of the residents who make under $25,000 have some form of health insurance.

The Kaiser Family Foundation developed the Health Insurance Marketplace Calculator to estimate health insurance premiums and subsidies for people buying health insurance on their own in health insurance Marketplaces created by the Affordable Care Act (ACA).

Percent Insured in 98042 - Kent, WA

Insurance Type (%)98042WAUSA
No Insurance7.28.312.2
Public Insurance23.532.333
Private Insurance79.570.366.7

Insurance Types in 98042 - Kent, WA

Insurance Type (%)98042WAUSA
Employer Insurance62.147.246.1
Direct Purchase Insurance5.16.66.2
Medicare3.244.6
Medicaid8.313.314.2
TRICARE1.84.42.7
VA0.30.40.3

Percent Insured by Income in 98042 - Kent, WA

Income (%)98042WAUSA
Under $25,000758482
$25,000 to $49,999908584
$50,000 to $74,999928988
$75,000 to $99,999919291
$100,000 and More969593

Types of Insurance by Income in 98042 - Kent, WA

Income (%)NonePublicPrivate
Under $25,000255333
$25,000 to $49,999106150
$50,000 to $74,99982678
$75,000 to $99,99992081
$100,000 and More41291

Insurance Rate by Age in 98042 - Kent, WA

Insurance Rate by Age (%)98042WAUSA
Under 18979694
Adults (18-64 years)918684
Seniors (65+ years)96.39999

Residents with Disabilities in 98042 - Kent, WA

Disability Type98042WAUSA
Any Disability8.912.812.5
Hearing Disability3.14.13.5
Vision Disability2.14.13.5
Cognitive Disability0.71.31.3
Ambulatory Disability4.16.77
Self-Care Disability0.50.80.9
Independent Living Disability3.35.65.8
Provider Index

Provider Index in 98042

96

The Provider Index in 98042 - Kent, WA is 96, ranking 1,320 out of 32,989 ZIP Codes in the United States.

Quick Provider Index Summary of 98042 - Kent, WA

For the 10,630 residents under the age of 18, there is an estimate of 436 pediatricians in a 20-mile radius of 98042 - Kent, WA. An estimate of 47 geriatricians, or physicians who focus on the elderly, who can serve the 5,393 residents over the age of 65 years.

Providers in 98042 - Kent, WA

Physician Type in a 20-Mile Radius98042WAUSA
Physicians per 10,000 residents474438
Dentists per 10,000 residents10108
Pediatricians per 10,000 residents under 18121816
Geriatricians per 10,000 residents over 65223028

Hospital Index

Hospital Index in 98042

4

The Hospital Index in 98042 - Kent, WA is 4, ranking 31,664 out of 32,989 ZIP Codes in the United States.

Hospitals near 98042 - Kent, WA

Hospital NameDistance (mi.)Government Rating
Multicare Auburn Medical Center72/5
Valley Medical Center74/5
CHI Franciscan Health - St. Francis Hospital113/5
Highline Medical Center122/5
Average Hospital9.22.8/5

Travel Index

Travel Index in 98042

97

The Travel Index in 98042 - Kent, WA is 97, ranking 987 out of 32,989 ZIP Codes in the United States.

Quick Travel Index Summary of 98042 - Kent, WA

17.9 percent of residents in 98042 - Kent, WA to travel to work in between 30 to 34 minutes.

There are approximately 2.34 cars per household in 98042 - Kent, WA with an approximate average household size of 2.85 members.

The average distance to a hospital is 9.2 miles. 98042 - Kent, WA ranks 6,496 in the country when it comes to the average distance traveled to the closest hospital. The closest hospital with an emergency room is Multicare Auburn Medical Center with a distance of 7 miles from the area.

Estimated Cars in 98042 - Kent, WA

Housholds with Cars (%)98042WAUSA
No Cars16.68.7
1 Car1729.832.9
2 Cars4638.437.3
3 Cars2416.714.1
4 or More Cars128.36.2

Travel Method to Work in 98042 - Kent, WA

Travel Method (%)98042WAUSA
Driving Solo79.573.276.6
Driving with One Person7.57.77.1
Driving with Two People11.31.3
Driving with Three People0.50.50.5
Bus24.92.5
Taxi00.10.1
Train0.40.21.8
Walk0.53.262.7
Bicycle0.10.80.6

Closest Hospitals to 98042 - Kent, WA

Hospital NameDistance (mi.)
Multicare Auburn Medical Center7
Valley Medical Center7
CHI Franciscan Health - St. Francis Hospital11

Work Travel Time in 98042 - Kent, WA

Average Travel Time98042WAUSA
Less than 10 min.4.52223.3
10 to 14 min.4.815.315.3
15 to 19 min.11.214.414.6
20 to 24 min.12.86.66.4
25 to 29 min.9.113.513.7
30 to 34 min.17.93.22.9
35 to 44 min.13.212.812
45 to 59 min.14.26.66.2
60 or more min.12.32.92.7
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