Overall Health Index

People Index

39

91.2% of the residents in 98126 has health insurance.

Provider Index

99

There are about 12,369 physicians in a 20-mile radius of 98126.

Hospital Index

67

The average hospital rating near 98126 is 4.3 out of 5 stars.

Travel Index

64

Residents in 98126 travel 4.8 miles on average to reach a hospital.

People Index

39

91.2% of the residents in 98126 has health insurance.

Provider Index

99

There are about 12,369 physicians in a 20-mile radius of 98126.

Hospital Index

67

The average hospital rating near 98126 is 4.3 out of 5 stars.

Travel Index

64

Residents in 98126 travel 4.8 miles on average to reach a hospital.

Quick Summary of 98126 - Seattle, WA

The Overall Health Index in 98126 - Seattle, WA is 86, ranking 4,647 out of 32,989 ZIP Codes in the United States.

An estimate of 22,632 residents live in 98126 - Seattle, WA with a median age of 38.3 years. 21 percent of the population is under the age of 18, and 11.6 percent of the population is at least 65 years of age. 46.8 percent of the residents in 98126 is currently married, and 33.9 percent of the population has never been married. It is estimated that 31.7 percent of the population over the age of 25 have a bachelor's begree. 16.8 percent of the population living in 98126 have a professional or graduate degree.

The monthly median household income in 98126 is $5,901. The monthly median housing costs for residents in 98126 - Seattle, WA is approximately $1,522. That means the residents typically spend about 25.8 percent of their income on housing. The national average ratio of a resident spending their income on housing is 21.9 percent.

69.9 percent of the population in 98126 - Seattle, WA drive to work alone. 18.2 percent of the people take some form of public transportation like the bus or the train to work. Approximately 47 percent of the residents get to work in less than 30 minutes. 9.7 percent of the residents in 98126 get to work in more than 60 minutes. The average household size is approximately 2.29 members with about 1.5 cars available per household. Approximately 12 percent of the households in 98126 - Seattle, 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.

29.7 percent of the residents have some type of public health insurance like Medicare, Medicaid, VA, or TRICARE. About 70.9 percent of the residents have private health insurance, either through their employer or direct purchase. Military veterans should know that 0.1 percent of the residents in the ZIP Code of 98126 have VA health insurance. Also, 1 percent of the residents receive TRICARE.

A resident in 98126 - Seattle, WA would have to travel an average of 4.6 miles to reach the nearest hospital with an emergency room, Harborview Medical Center. In a 20-mile radius, there are 12,369 physicians accessible to residents who live in 98126 - Seattle, WA.

Gender Ratio in 98126 - Seattle, WA

Gender (%)98126WAUSA
Male4849.949.3
Female5250.150.7

Racial Makeup in 98126 - Seattle, WA

Race (%)98126WAUSA
Non-Hispanic White6776.773
Non-Hispanic Black12.73.712.7
Asian108.15.4
American Indian and Alaska Native1.11.30.8
Pacific Islander and Native Hawaiian0.10.60.2
Other Race0.24.14.9
Two or More Races6.57.24.4

Median Income in 98126 - Seattle, WA

Income (%)98126WAUSA
Under $25,00016.113.416.9
$25,000 to $49,99916.219.321.3
$50,000 to $74,99914.318.618.3
$75,000 to $99,99910.814.713.7
$100,000 and More42.53429.8

Monthly Housing Costs in 98126 - Seattle, WA

Livability98126WAUSA
Monthly Income ($)5,9015,5154,897
Housing Costs ($)1,5221,2441,084
Housing to Income Ratio (%)25.822.621.9

Education in 98126 - Seattle, WA

Education Level(%)98126WAUSA
Less Than 9th Grade Education3.84.15.8
9th to 12th Grade, No Diploma4.45.67.6
High School Graduate or Equivalent14.623.127.5
Some College, No Degree19.124.421
Associate's Degree9.69.88.2
Bachelor's Degree31.72118.6
Graduate or Professional Degree16.812.111.4

ZIP Codes around 98126 - Seattle, WA

LocationPopulationHealth Index
98126 - Seattle, WA22,63286
98133 - Seattle, WA47,52272
98134 - Seattle, WA84795
98136 - Seattle, WA16,09092
98144 - Seattle, WA30,09087
98146 - Seattle, WA27,45668
98148 - Seattle, WA11,25755
98154 - Seattle, WA090
98155 - Seattle, WA34,17489
98158 - Seattle, WA072

People Index

People Index in 98126

39

The People Index in 98126 is 39, ranking 20,454 out of 32,989 ZIP Codes in the United States.

Quick People Index Summary of 98126 - Seattle, WA

An estimate of 91.2 percent of all residents in 98126 has some form of health insurance.

The estimated rate of the residents living in 98126 - Seattle, WA who have health insurance is 91.2 percent. 15.2 percent of the residents use Medicaid. An estimate of 53.4 percent of the residents get their insurance through their employer. Also, 7.6 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 90 percent of residents who make between $50,000 and $74,999 have some form of health insurance. Around 86 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 98126 - Seattle, WA

Insurance Type (%)98126WAUSA
No Insurance8.88.312.2
Public Insurance29.732.333
Private Insurance70.970.366.7

Insurance Types in 98126 - Seattle, WA

Insurance Type (%)98126WAUSA
Employer Insurance53.447.246.1
Direct Purchase Insurance7.66.66.2
Medicare3.844.6
Medicaid15.213.314.2
TRICARE14.42.7
VA0.10.40.3

Percent Insured by Income in 98126 - Seattle, WA

Income (%)98126WAUSA
Under $25,000868482
$25,000 to $49,999908584
$50,000 to $74,999908988
$75,000 to $99,999959291
$100,000 and More969593

Types of Insurance by Income in 98126 - Seattle, WA

Income (%)NonePublicPrivate
Under $25,000146828
$25,000 to $49,999105746
$50,000 to $74,999102975
$75,000 to $99,99951287
$100,000 and More41091

Insurance Rate by Age in 98126 - Seattle, WA

Insurance Rate by Age (%)98126WAUSA
Under 18979694
Adults (18-64 years)908684
Seniors (65+ years)97.99999

Residents with Disabilities in 98126 - Seattle, WA

Disability Type98126WAUSA
Any Disability11.812.812.5
Hearing Disability3.14.13.5
Vision Disability3.44.13.5
Cognitive Disability1.11.31.3
Ambulatory Disability6.36.77
Self-Care Disability1.10.80.9
Independent Living Disability6.45.65.8
Provider Index

Provider Index in 98126

99

The Provider Index in 98126 - Seattle, WA is 99, ranking 330 out of 32,989 ZIP Codes in the United States.

Quick Provider Index Summary of 98126 - Seattle, WA

For the 4,748 residents under the age of 18, there is an estimate of 1,082 pediatricians in a 20-mile radius of 98126 - Seattle, WA. An estimate of 49 geriatricians, or physicians who focus on the elderly, who can serve the 2,621 residents over the age of 65 years.

Providers in 98126 - Seattle, WA

Physician Type in a 20-Mile Radius98126WAUSA
Physicians per 10,000 residents524438
Dentists per 10,000 residents11108
Pediatricians per 10,000 residents under 18221816
Geriatricians per 10,000 residents over 65363028

Hospital Index

Hospital Index in 98126

67

The Hospital Index in 98126 - Seattle, WA is 67, ranking 10,879 out of 32,989 ZIP Codes in the United States.

Hospitals near 98126 - Seattle, WA

Travel Index

Travel Index in 98126

64

The Travel Index in 98126 - Seattle, WA is 64, ranking 11,872 out of 32,989 ZIP Codes in the United States.

Quick Travel Index Summary of 98126 - Seattle, WA

16.5 percent of residents in 98126 - Seattle, WA to travel to work in between 30 to 34 minutes.

There are approximately 1.5 cars per household in 98126 - Seattle, WA with an approximate average household size of 2.29 members.

The average distance to a hospital is 4.8 miles. 98126 - Seattle, WA ranks 2,840 in the country when it comes to the average distance traveled to the closest hospital. The closest hospital with an emergency room is Harborview Medical Center with a distance of 5 miles from the area.

Estimated Cars in 98126 - Seattle, WA

Housholds with Cars (%)98126WAUSA
No Cars126.68.7
1 Car4129.832.9
2 Cars3638.437.3
3 Cars816.714.1
4 or More Cars38.36.2

Travel Method to Work in 98126 - Seattle, WA

Travel Method (%)98126WAUSA
Driving Solo6273.276.6
Driving with One Person5.77.77.1
Driving with Two People0.61.31.3
Driving with Three People0.40.50.5
Bus18.94.92.5
Taxi0.10.10.1
Train0.20.21.8
Walk2.23.262.7
Bicycle2.50.80.6

Closest Hospitals to 98126 - Seattle, WA

Hospital NameDistance (mi.)
Harborview Medical Center5
Virginia Mason Medical Center and Seattle Medical Center5
Swedish Cherry Hill Campus5

Work Travel Time in 98126 - Seattle, WA

Average Travel Time98126WAUSA
Less than 10 min.6.62223.3
10 to 14 min.8.915.315.3
15 to 19 min.10.414.414.6
20 to 24 min.146.66.4
25 to 29 min.7.113.513.7
30 to 34 min.16.53.22.9
35 to 44 min.13.512.812
45 to 59 min.13.26.66.2
60 or more min.9.72.92.7
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