Overall Health Index

People Index

63

83.9% of the residents in 98403 has health insurance.

Provider Index

71

There are about 4,066 physicians in a 20-mile radius of 98403.

Hospital Index

18

The average hospital rating near 98403 is 2.5 out of 5 stars.

Travel Index

84

Residents in 98403 travel 4.2 miles on average to reach a hospital.

People Index

63

83.9% of the residents in 98403 has health insurance.

Provider Index

71

There are about 4,066 physicians in a 20-mile radius of 98403.

Hospital Index

18

The average hospital rating near 98403 is 2.5 out of 5 stars.

Travel Index

84

Residents in 98403 travel 4.2 miles on average to reach a hospital.

Quick Summary of 98403 - Tacoma, WA

The Overall Health Index in 98403 - Tacoma, WA is 72, ranking 9,570 out of 32,989 ZIP Codes in the United States.

An estimate of 7,758 residents live in 98403 - Tacoma, WA with a median age of 40.3 years. 14.7 percent of the population is under the age of 18, and 14.3 percent of the population is at least 65 years of age. 35.7 percent of the residents in 98403 is currently married, and 43.7 percent of the population has never been married. It is estimated that 25.2 percent of the population over the age of 25 have a bachelor's begree. 23.2 percent of the population living in 98403 have a professional or graduate degree.

The monthly median household income in 98403 is $4,631. The monthly median housing costs for residents in 98403 - Tacoma, WA is approximately $1,000. That means the residents typically spend about 21.6 percent of their income on housing. The national average ratio of a resident spending their income on housing is 21.9 percent.

79.2 percent of the population in 98403 - Tacoma, WA drive to work alone. 7.5 percent of the people take some form of public transportation like the bus or the train to work. Approximately 68.3 percent of the residents get to work in less than 30 minutes. 9.1 percent of the residents in 98403 get to work in more than 60 minutes. The average household size is approximately 1.78 members with about 1.4 cars available per household. Approximately 11 percent of the households in 98403 - Tacoma, 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.

26.5 percent of the residents have some type of public health insurance like Medicare, Medicaid, VA, or TRICARE. About 74.5 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 98403 have VA health insurance. Also, 3.1 percent of the residents receive TRICARE.

A resident in 98403 - Tacoma, WA would have to travel an average of 0.5 miles to reach the nearest hospital with an emergency room, Multicare Tacoma General Hospital. In a 20-mile radius, there are 4,066 physicians accessible to residents who live in 98403 - Tacoma, WA.

Gender Ratio in 98403 - Tacoma, WA

Gender (%)98403WAUSA
Male4949.949.3
Female5150.150.7

Racial Makeup in 98403 - Tacoma, WA

Race (%)98403WAUSA
Non-Hispanic White88.176.773
Non-Hispanic Black1.83.712.7
Asian4.98.15.4
American Indian and Alaska Native1.11.30.8
Pacific Islander and Native Hawaiian00.60.2
Other Race0.24.14.9
Two or More Races3.97.24.4

Median Income in 98403 - Tacoma, WA

Income (%)98403WAUSA
Under $25,00017.413.416.9
$25,000 to $49,99920.519.321.3
$50,000 to $74,99920.518.618.3
$75,000 to $99,9996.414.713.7
$100,000 and More35.23429.8

Monthly Housing Costs in 98403 - Tacoma, WA

Livability98403WAUSA
Monthly Income ($)4,6315,5154,897
Housing Costs ($)1,0001,2441,084
Housing to Income Ratio (%)21.622.621.9

Education in 98403 - Tacoma, WA

Education Level(%)98403WAUSA
Less Than 9th Grade Education1.64.15.8
9th to 12th Grade, No Diploma3.15.67.6
High School Graduate or Equivalent18.623.127.5
Some College, No Degree19.224.421
Associate's Degree9.29.88.2
Bachelor's Degree25.22118.6
Graduate or Professional Degree23.212.111.4

ZIP Codes around 98403 - Tacoma, WA

LocationPopulationHealth Index
98403 - Tacoma, WA7,75872
98404 - Tacoma, WA34,11933
98405 - Tacoma, WA24,12533
98406 - Tacoma, WA23,03455
98407 - Tacoma, WA21,34760
98408 - Tacoma, WA19,58536
98409 - Tacoma, WA23,41130
98416 - Tacoma, WA99572
98418 - Tacoma, WA9,82240
98421 - Tacoma, WA72985

People Index

People Index in 98403

63

The People Index in 98403 is 63, ranking 12,206 out of 32,989 ZIP Codes in the United States.

Quick People Index Summary of 98403 - Tacoma, WA

An estimate of 83.9 percent of all residents in 98403 has some form of health insurance.

The estimated rate of the residents living in 98403 - Tacoma, WA who have health insurance is 83.9 percent. 8 percent of the residents use Medicaid. An estimate of 52.4 percent of the residents get their insurance through their employer. Also, 6.5 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 68 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 98403 - Tacoma, WA

Insurance Type (%)98403WAUSA
No Insurance16.18.312.2
Public Insurance26.532.333
Private Insurance74.570.366.7

Insurance Types in 98403 - Tacoma, WA

Insurance Type (%)98403WAUSA
Employer Insurance52.447.246.1
Direct Purchase Insurance6.56.66.2
Medicare3.344.6
Medicaid813.314.2
TRICARE3.14.42.7
VA0.40.40.3

Percent Insured by Income in 98403 - Tacoma, WA

Income (%)98403WAUSA
Under $25,000688482
$25,000 to $49,999898584
$50,000 to $74,999908988
$75,000 to $99,9991009291
$100,000 and More969593

Types of Insurance by Income in 98403 - Tacoma, WA

Income (%)NonePublicPrivate
Under $25,000325436
$25,000 to $49,999113671
$50,000 to $74,999102677
$75,000 to $99,9990697
$100,000 and More4992

Insurance Rate by Age in 98403 - Tacoma, WA

Insurance Rate by Age (%)98403WAUSA
Under 18919694
Adults (18-64 years)868684
Seniors (65+ years)1009999

Residents with Disabilities in 98403 - Tacoma, WA

Disability Type98403WAUSA
Any Disability1612.812.5
Hearing Disability54.13.5
Vision Disability1.94.13.5
Cognitive Disability1.81.31.3
Ambulatory Disability7.36.77
Self-Care Disability1.30.80.9
Independent Living Disability5.15.65.8
Provider Index

Provider Index in 98403

71

The Provider Index in 98403 - Tacoma, WA is 71, ranking 9,566 out of 32,989 ZIP Codes in the United States.

Quick Provider Index Summary of 98403 - Tacoma, WA

For the 1,140 residents under the age of 18, there is an estimate of 287 pediatricians in a 20-mile radius of 98403 - Tacoma, WA. An estimate of 20 geriatricians, or physicians who focus on the elderly, who can serve the 1,109 residents over the age of 65 years.

Providers in 98403 - Tacoma, WA

Physician Type in a 20-Mile Radius98403WAUSA
Physicians per 10,000 residents264438
Dentists per 10,000 residents8108
Pediatricians per 10,000 residents under 1881816
Geriatricians per 10,000 residents over 65153028

Hospital Index

Hospital Index in 98403

18

The Hospital Index in 98403 - Tacoma, WA is 18, ranking 27,044 out of 32,989 ZIP Codes in the United States.

Hospitals near 98403 - Tacoma, WA

Hospital NameDistance (mi.)Government Rating
Multicare Tacoma General Hospital12/5
Saint Joseph Medical Center23/5
CHI Franciscan Health - St. Francis Hospital73/5
Saint Clare Hospital82/5
Average Hospital4.22.5/5

Travel Index

Travel Index in 98403

84

The Travel Index in 98403 - Tacoma, WA is 84, ranking 5,250 out of 32,989 ZIP Codes in the United States.

Quick Travel Index Summary of 98403 - Tacoma, WA

10.9 percent of residents in 98403 - Tacoma, WA to travel to work in between 30 to 34 minutes.

There are approximately 1.4 cars per household in 98403 - Tacoma, WA with an approximate average household size of 1.78 members.

The average distance to a hospital is 4.2 miles. 98403 - Tacoma, WA ranks 2,185 in the country when it comes to the average distance traveled to the closest hospital. The closest hospital with an emergency room is Multicare Tacoma General Hospital with a distance of 1 miles from the area.

Estimated Cars in 98403 - Tacoma, WA

Housholds with Cars (%)98403WAUSA
No Cars116.68.7
1 Car5329.832.9
2 Cars2638.437.3
3 Cars616.714.1
4 or More Cars48.36.2

Travel Method to Work in 98403 - Tacoma, WA

Travel Method (%)98403WAUSA
Driving Solo73.373.276.6
Driving with One Person7.87.77.1
Driving with Two People0.71.31.3
Driving with Three People00.50.5
Bus3.94.92.5
Taxi00.10.1
Train00.21.8
Walk6.23.262.7
Bicycle0.20.80.6

Closest Hospitals to 98403 - Tacoma, WA

Hospital NameDistance (mi.)
Multicare Tacoma General Hospital1
Saint Joseph Medical Center2
CHI Franciscan Health - St. Francis Hospital7

Work Travel Time in 98403 - Tacoma, WA

Average Travel Time98403WAUSA
Less than 10 min.20.52223.3
10 to 14 min.17.415.315.3
15 to 19 min.13.314.414.6
20 to 24 min.10.36.66.4
25 to 29 min.6.813.513.7
30 to 34 min.10.93.22.9
35 to 44 min.6.912.812
45 to 59 min.56.66.2
60 or more min.9.12.92.7
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