Overall Health Index

People Index

8

83.7% of the residents in 98408 has health insurance.

Provider Index

73

There are about 3,435 physicians in a 20-mile radius of 98408.

Hospital Index

9

The average hospital rating near 98408 is 2.5 out of 5 stars.

Travel Index

87

Residents in 98408 travel 4.8 miles on average to reach a hospital.

People Index

8

83.7% of the residents in 98408 has health insurance.

Provider Index

73

There are about 3,435 physicians in a 20-mile radius of 98408.

Hospital Index

9

The average hospital rating near 98408 is 2.5 out of 5 stars.

Travel Index

87

Residents in 98408 travel 4.8 miles on average to reach a hospital.

Quick Summary of 98408 - Tacoma, WA

The Overall Health Index in 98408 - Tacoma, WA is 36, ranking 21,418 out of 32,989 ZIP Codes in the United States.

An estimate of 19,585 residents live in 98408 - Tacoma, WA with a median age of 39.5 years. 23.1 percent of the population is under the age of 18, and 13.1 percent of the population is at least 65 years of age. 40.9 percent of the residents in 98408 is currently married, and 34.9 percent of the population has never been married. It is estimated that 12.2 percent of the population over the age of 25 have a bachelor's begree. 3.7 percent of the population living in 98408 have a professional or graduate degree.

The monthly median household income in 98408 is $4,301. The monthly median housing costs for residents in 98408 - Tacoma, WA is approximately $1,143. That means the residents typically spend about 26.6 percent of their income on housing. The national average ratio of a resident spending their income on housing is 21.9 percent.

90 percent of the population in 98408 - Tacoma, WA drive to work alone. 3.6 percent of the people take some form of public transportation like the bus or the train to work. Approximately 58.9 percent of the residents get to work in less than 30 minutes. 10.4 percent of the residents in 98408 get to work in more than 60 minutes. The average household size is approximately 2.74 members with about 1.82 cars available per household. Approximately 7 percent of the households in 98408 - 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.

38.3 percent of the residents have some type of public health insurance like Medicare, Medicaid, VA, or TRICARE. About 61.4 percent of the residents have private health insurance, either through their employer or direct purchase. Military veterans should know that 0.6 percent of the residents in the ZIP Code of 98408 have VA health insurance. Also, 7.3 percent of the residents receive TRICARE.

A resident in 98408 - Tacoma, WA would have to travel an average of 3.3 miles to reach the nearest hospital with an emergency room, Saint Joseph Medical Center. In a 20-mile radius, there are 3,435 physicians accessible to residents who live in 98408 - Tacoma, WA.

Gender Ratio in 98408 - Tacoma, WA

Gender (%)98408WAUSA
Male5249.949.3
Female4850.150.7

Racial Makeup in 98408 - Tacoma, WA

Race (%)98408WAUSA
Non-Hispanic White61.776.773
Non-Hispanic Black73.712.7
Asian8.28.15.4
American Indian and Alaska Native1.81.30.8
Pacific Islander and Native Hawaiian1.30.60.2
Other Race1.24.14.9
Two or More Races12.87.24.4

Median Income in 98408 - Tacoma, WA

Income (%)98408WAUSA
Under $25,00015.813.416.9
$25,000 to $49,99922.419.321.3
$50,000 to $74,99923.618.618.3
$75,000 to $99,9991514.713.7
$100,000 and More23.13429.8

Monthly Housing Costs in 98408 - Tacoma, WA

Livability98408WAUSA
Monthly Income ($)4,3015,5154,897
Housing Costs ($)1,1431,2441,084
Housing to Income Ratio (%)26.622.621.9

Education in 98408 - Tacoma, WA

Education Level(%)98408WAUSA
Less Than 9th Grade Education54.15.8
9th to 12th Grade, No Diploma9.45.67.6
High School Graduate or Equivalent3423.127.5
Some College, No Degree25.924.421
Associate's Degree9.99.88.2
Bachelor's Degree12.22118.6
Graduate or Professional Degree3.712.111.4

ZIP Codes around 98408 - Tacoma, WA

LocationPopulationHealth Index
98408 - Tacoma, WA19,58536
98409 - Tacoma, WA23,41130
98416 - Tacoma, WA99572
98418 - Tacoma, WA9,82240
98421 - Tacoma, WA72985
98422 - Tacoma, WA20,87662
98424 - Tacoma, WA10,70545
98430 - Camp Murray, WA2193
98433 - Tacoma, WA18,33529
98438 - McChord AFB, WA44255

People Index

People Index in 98408

8

The People Index in 98408 is 8, ranking 30,682 out of 32,989 ZIP Codes in the United States.

Quick People Index Summary of 98408 - Tacoma, WA

An estimate of 83.7 percent of all residents in 98408 has some form of health insurance.

The estimated rate of the residents living in 98408 - Tacoma, WA who have health insurance is 83.7 percent. 16.7 percent of the residents use Medicaid. An estimate of 38.4 percent of the residents get their insurance through their employer. Also, 2.5 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 83 percent of residents who make between $50,000 and $74,999 have some form of health insurance. Around 82 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 98408 - Tacoma, WA

Insurance Type (%)98408WAUSA
No Insurance16.38.312.2
Public Insurance38.332.333
Private Insurance61.470.366.7

Insurance Types in 98408 - Tacoma, WA

Insurance Type (%)98408WAUSA
Employer Insurance38.447.246.1
Direct Purchase Insurance2.56.66.2
Medicare444.6
Medicaid16.713.314.2
TRICARE7.34.42.7
VA0.60.40.3

Percent Insured by Income in 98408 - Tacoma, WA

Income (%)98408WAUSA
Under $25,000828482
$25,000 to $49,999798584
$50,000 to $74,999838988
$75,000 to $99,999929291
$100,000 and More929593

Types of Insurance by Income in 98408 - Tacoma, WA

Income (%)NonePublicPrivate
Under $25,000186631
$25,000 to $49,999214556
$50,000 to $74,999173163
$75,000 to $99,99983273
$100,000 and More82380

Insurance Rate by Age in 98408 - Tacoma, WA

Insurance Rate by Age (%)98408WAUSA
Under 18939694
Adults (18-64 years)818684
Seniors (65+ years)989999

Residents with Disabilities in 98408 - Tacoma, WA

Disability Type98408WAUSA
Any Disability15.812.812.5
Hearing Disability3.64.13.5
Vision Disability2.34.13.5
Cognitive Disability1.41.31.3
Ambulatory Disability86.77
Self-Care Disability10.80.9
Independent Living Disability8.15.65.8
Provider Index

Provider Index in 98408

73

The Provider Index in 98408 - Tacoma, WA is 73, ranking 8,906 out of 32,989 ZIP Codes in the United States.

Quick Provider Index Summary of 98408 - Tacoma, WA

For the 4,532 residents under the age of 18, there is an estimate of 257 pediatricians in a 20-mile radius of 98408 - Tacoma, WA. An estimate of 18 geriatricians, or physicians who focus on the elderly, who can serve the 2,556 residents over the age of 65 years.

Providers in 98408 - Tacoma, WA

Physician Type in a 20-Mile Radius98408WAUSA
Physicians per 10,000 residents264438
Dentists per 10,000 residents8108
Pediatricians per 10,000 residents under 1881816
Geriatricians per 10,000 residents over 65163028

Hospital Index

Hospital Index in 98408

9

The Hospital Index in 98408 - Tacoma, WA is 9, ranking 30,018 out of 32,989 ZIP Codes in the United States.

Hospitals near 98408 - Tacoma, WA

Hospital NameDistance (mi.)Government Rating
Saint Joseph Medical Center33/5
Saint Clare Hospital42/5
Multicare Tacoma General Hospital42/5
Multicare Good Samaritan Hospital83/5
Average Hospital4.82.5/5

Travel Index

Travel Index in 98408

87

The Travel Index in 98408 - Tacoma, WA is 87, ranking 4,286 out of 32,989 ZIP Codes in the United States.

Quick Travel Index Summary of 98408 - Tacoma, WA

15.3 percent of residents in 98408 - Tacoma, WA to travel to work in between 30 to 34 minutes.

There are approximately 1.82 cars per household in 98408 - Tacoma, WA with an approximate average household size of 2.74 members.

The average distance to a hospital is 4.8 miles. 98408 - Tacoma, WA ranks 2,789 in the country when it comes to the average distance traveled to the closest hospital. The closest hospital with an emergency room is Saint Joseph Medical Center with a distance of 3 miles from the area.

Estimated Cars in 98408 - Tacoma, WA

Housholds with Cars (%)98408WAUSA
No Cars76.68.7
1 Car3729.832.9
2 Cars3338.437.3
3 Cars1516.714.1
4 or More Cars88.36.2

Travel Method to Work in 98408 - Tacoma, WA

Travel Method (%)98408WAUSA
Driving Solo74.473.276.6
Driving with One Person12.17.77.1
Driving with Two People0.41.31.3
Driving with Three People0.90.50.5
Bus4.54.92.5
Taxi00.10.1
Train00.21.8
Walk0.53.262.7
Bicycle0.30.80.6

Closest Hospitals to 98408 - Tacoma, WA

Hospital NameDistance (mi.)
Saint Joseph Medical Center3
Saint Clare Hospital4
Multicare Tacoma General Hospital4

Work Travel Time in 98408 - Tacoma, WA

Average Travel Time98408WAUSA
Less than 10 min.6.32223.3
10 to 14 min.14.615.315.3
15 to 19 min.18.914.414.6
20 to 24 min.14.36.66.4
25 to 29 min.4.613.513.7
30 to 34 min.15.33.22.9
35 to 44 min.9.212.812
45 to 59 min.6.26.66.2
60 or more min.10.42.92.7
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