Overall Health Index

People Index

15

87.6% of the residents in 98248 has health insurance.

Provider Index

78

There are about 658 physicians in a 20-mile radius of 98248.

Hospital Index

14

The average hospital rating near 98248 is 3.3 out of 5 stars.

Travel Index

42

Residents in 98248 travel 23.5 miles on average to reach a hospital.

People Index

15

87.6% of the residents in 98248 has health insurance.

Provider Index

78

There are about 658 physicians in a 20-mile radius of 98248.

Hospital Index

14

The average hospital rating near 98248 is 3.3 out of 5 stars.

Travel Index

42

Residents in 98248 travel 23.5 miles on average to reach a hospital.

Quick Summary of 98248 - Ferndale, WA

The Overall Health Index in 98248 - Ferndale, WA is 21, ranking 26,050 out of 32,989 ZIP Codes in the United States.

An estimate of 23,163 residents live in 98248 - Ferndale, WA with a median age of 38.3 years. 24.4 percent of the population is under the age of 18, and 14.2 percent of the population is at least 65 years of age. 55.8 percent of the residents in 98248 is currently married, and 27.5 percent of the population has never been married. It is estimated that 18.3 percent of the population over the age of 25 have a bachelor's begree. 7.5 percent of the population living in 98248 have a professional or graduate degree.

The monthly median household income in 98248 is $5,188. The monthly median housing costs for residents in 98248 - Ferndale, WA is approximately $1,203. That means the residents typically spend about 23.2 percent of their income on housing. The national average ratio of a resident spending their income on housing is 21.9 percent.

91.3 percent of the population in 98248 - Ferndale, WA drive to work alone. 0.9 percent of the people take some form of public transportation like the bus or the train to work. Approximately 83.1 percent of the residents get to work in less than 30 minutes. 4.7 percent of the residents in 98248 get to work in more than 60 minutes. The average household size is approximately 2.72 members with about 2.11 cars available per household. Approximately 5 percent of the households in 98248 - Ferndale, 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.

35.6 percent of the residents have some type of public health insurance like Medicare, Medicaid, VA, or TRICARE. About 67.8 percent of the residents have private health insurance, either through their employer or direct purchase. Military veterans should know that 0.4 percent of the residents in the ZIP Code of 98248 have VA health insurance. Also, 2.3 percent of the residents receive TRICARE.

A resident in 98248 - Ferndale, WA would have to travel an average of 9.3 miles to reach the nearest hospital with an emergency room, PeaceHealth Saint Joseph Medical Center. In a 20-mile radius, there are 658 physicians accessible to residents who live in 98248 - Ferndale, WA.

Gender Ratio in 98248 - Ferndale, WA

Gender (%)98248WAUSA
Male4749.949.3
Female5350.150.7

Racial Makeup in 98248 - Ferndale, WA

Race (%)98248WAUSA
Non-Hispanic White83.976.773
Non-Hispanic Black1.33.712.7
Asian3.78.15.4
American Indian and Alaska Native3.91.30.8
Pacific Islander and Native Hawaiian0.20.60.2
Other Race0.54.14.9
Two or More Races2.47.24.4

Median Income in 98248 - Ferndale, WA

Income (%)98248WAUSA
Under $25,00014.613.416.9
$25,000 to $49,99917.719.321.3
$50,000 to $74,99919.918.618.3
$75,000 to $99,99919.214.713.7
$100,000 and More28.63429.8

Monthly Housing Costs in 98248 - Ferndale, WA

Livability98248WAUSA
Monthly Income ($)5,1885,5154,897
Housing Costs ($)1,2031,2441,084
Housing to Income Ratio (%)23.222.621.9

Education in 98248 - Ferndale, WA

Education Level(%)98248WAUSA
Less Than 9th Grade Education3.94.15.8
9th to 12th Grade, No Diploma5.95.67.6
High School Graduate or Equivalent28.623.127.5
Some College, No Degree25.824.421
Associate's Degree10.19.88.2
Bachelor's Degree18.32118.6
Graduate or Professional Degree7.512.111.4

People Index

People Index in 98248

15

The People Index in 98248 is 15, ranking 28,372 out of 32,989 ZIP Codes in the United States.

Quick People Index Summary of 98248 - Ferndale, WA

An estimate of 87.6 percent of all residents in 98248 has some form of health insurance.

The estimated rate of the residents living in 98248 - Ferndale, WA who have health insurance is 87.6 percent. 15.6 percent of the residents use Medicaid. An estimate of 43.2 percent of the residents get their insurance through their employer. Also, 9.7 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 94 percent of residents who make between $50,000 and $74,999 have some form of health insurance. Around 85 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 98248 - Ferndale, WA

Insurance Type (%)98248WAUSA
No Insurance12.48.312.2
Public Insurance35.632.333
Private Insurance67.870.366.7

Insurance Types in 98248 - Ferndale, WA

Insurance Type (%)98248WAUSA
Employer Insurance43.247.246.1
Direct Purchase Insurance9.76.66.2
Medicare3.944.6
Medicaid15.613.314.2
TRICARE2.34.42.7
VA0.40.40.3

Percent Insured by Income in 98248 - Ferndale, WA

Income (%)98248WAUSA
Under $25,000858482
$25,000 to $49,999908584
$50,000 to $74,999948988
$75,000 to $99,999869291
$100,000 and More949593

Types of Insurance by Income in 98248 - Ferndale, WA

Income (%)NonePublicPrivate
Under $25,000157126
$25,000 to $49,999106150
$50,000 to $74,99963773
$75,000 to $99,999141877
$100,000 and More61291

Insurance Rate by Age in 98248 - Ferndale, WA

Insurance Rate by Age (%)98248WAUSA
Under 18969694
Adults (18-64 years)868684
Seniors (65+ years)1009999

Residents with Disabilities in 98248 - Ferndale, WA

Disability Type98248WAUSA
Any Disability13.812.812.5
Hearing Disability4.34.13.5
Vision Disability2.74.13.5
Cognitive Disability1.51.31.3
Ambulatory Disability6.76.77
Self-Care Disability0.70.80.9
Independent Living Disability6.85.65.8
Provider Index

Provider Index in 98248

78

The Provider Index in 98248 - Ferndale, WA is 78, ranking 7,257 out of 32,989 ZIP Codes in the United States.

Quick Provider Index Summary of 98248 - Ferndale, WA

For the 5,654 residents under the age of 18, there is an estimate of 29 pediatricians in a 20-mile radius of 98248 - Ferndale, WA. An estimate of 6 geriatricians, or physicians who focus on the elderly, who can serve the 3,278 residents over the age of 65 years.

Providers in 98248 - Ferndale, WA

Physician Type in a 20-Mile Radius98248WAUSA
Physicians per 10,000 residents324438
Dentists per 10,000 residents8108
Pediatricians per 10,000 residents under 1871816
Geriatricians per 10,000 residents over 6593028

Hospital Index

Hospital Index in 98248

14

The Hospital Index in 98248 - Ferndale, WA is 14, ranking 28,366 out of 32,989 ZIP Codes in the United States.

Hospitals near 98248 - Ferndale, WA

Travel Index

Travel Index in 98248

42

The Travel Index in 98248 - Ferndale, WA is 42, ranking 19,132 out of 32,989 ZIP Codes in the United States.

Quick Travel Index Summary of 98248 - Ferndale, WA

6.9 percent of residents in 98248 - Ferndale, WA to travel to work in between 30 to 34 minutes.

There are approximately 2.11 cars per household in 98248 - Ferndale, WA with an approximate average household size of 2.72 members.

The average distance to a hospital is 23.5 miles. 98248 - Ferndale, WA ranks 24,599 in the country when it comes to the average distance traveled to the closest hospital. The closest hospital with an emergency room is PeaceHealth Saint Joseph Medical Center with a distance of 9 miles from the area.

Estimated Cars in 98248 - Ferndale, WA

Housholds with Cars (%)98248WAUSA
No Cars56.68.7
1 Car2629.832.9
2 Cars3938.437.3
3 Cars2016.714.1
4 or More Cars118.36.2

Travel Method to Work in 98248 - Ferndale, WA

Travel Method (%)98248WAUSA
Driving Solo88.273.276.6
Driving with One Person4.27.77.1
Driving with Two People0.71.31.3
Driving with Three People0.90.50.5
Bus0.34.92.5
Taxi00.10.1
Train00.21.8
Walk0.83.262.7
Bicycle00.80.6

Closest Hospitals to 98248 - Ferndale, WA

Hospital NameDistance (mi.)
PeaceHealth Saint Joseph Medical Center9
Island Hospital25
PeaceHealth Peace Island Medical Center30

Work Travel Time in 98248 - Ferndale, WA

Average Travel Time98248WAUSA
Less than 10 min.152223.3
10 to 14 min.13.515.315.3
15 to 19 min.24.214.414.6
20 to 24 min.22.36.66.4
25 to 29 min.8.113.513.7
30 to 34 min.6.93.22.9
35 to 44 min.2.212.812
45 to 59 min.3.16.66.2
60 or more min.4.72.92.7
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