Overall Health Index

People Index

61

89.4% of the residents in 98443 has health insurance.

Provider Index

77

There are about 3,862 physicians in a 20-mile radius of 98443.

Hospital Index

31

The average hospital rating near 98443 is 2.8 out of 5 stars.

Travel Index

99

Residents in 98443 travel 5.2 miles on average to reach a hospital.

People Index

61

89.4% of the residents in 98443 has health insurance.

Provider Index

77

There are about 3,862 physicians in a 20-mile radius of 98443.

Hospital Index

31

The average hospital rating near 98443 is 2.8 out of 5 stars.

Travel Index

99

Residents in 98443 travel 5.2 miles on average to reach a hospital.

Quick Summary of 98443 - Tacoma, WA

The Overall Health Index in 98443 - Tacoma, WA is 86, ranking 4,647 out of 32,989 ZIP Codes in the United States.

An estimate of 5,821 residents live in 98443 - Tacoma, WA with a median age of 48.7 years. 18.4 percent of the population is under the age of 18, and 20.2 percent of the population is at least 65 years of age. 56.4 percent of the residents in 98443 is currently married, and 24.6 percent of the population has never been married. It is estimated that 18.4 percent of the population over the age of 25 have a bachelor's begree. 5.6 percent of the population living in 98443 have a professional or graduate degree.

The monthly median household income in 98443 is $6,045. The monthly median housing costs for residents in 98443 - Tacoma, WA is approximately $1,143. That means the residents typically spend about 18.9 percent of their income on housing. The national average ratio of a resident spending their income on housing is 21.9 percent.

90.3 percent of the population in 98443 - Tacoma, WA drive to work alone. 2.6 percent of the people take some form of public transportation like the bus or the train to work. Approximately 58.8 percent of the residents get to work in less than 30 minutes. 10.4 percent of the residents in 98443 get to work in more than 60 minutes. The average household size is approximately 2.59 members with about 2.21 cars available per household. Approximately 4 percent of the households in 98443 - 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.

32.9 percent of the residents have some type of public health insurance like Medicare, Medicaid, VA, or TRICARE. About 74.9 percent of the residents have private health insurance, either through their employer or direct purchase. Military veterans should know that 0.2 percent of the residents in the ZIP Code of 98443 have VA health insurance. Also, 4.1 percent of the residents receive TRICARE.

A resident in 98443 - Tacoma, WA would have to travel an average of 4.4 miles to reach the nearest hospital with an emergency room, Multicare Good Samaritan Hospital. In a 20-mile radius, there are 3,862 physicians accessible to residents who live in 98443 - Tacoma, WA.

Gender Ratio in 98443 - Tacoma, WA

Gender (%)98443WAUSA
Male5149.949.3
Female4950.150.7

Racial Makeup in 98443 - Tacoma, WA

Race (%)98443WAUSA
Non-Hispanic White84.376.773
Non-Hispanic Black5.53.712.7
Asian1.78.15.4
American Indian and Alaska Native3.51.30.8
Pacific Islander and Native Hawaiian0.20.60.2
Other Race04.14.9
Two or More Races47.24.4

Median Income in 98443 - Tacoma, WA

Income (%)98443WAUSA
Under $25,0009.613.416.9
$25,000 to $49,99915.919.321.3
$50,000 to $74,99917.418.618.3
$75,000 to $99,99914.114.713.7
$100,000 and More433429.8

Monthly Housing Costs in 98443 - Tacoma, WA

Livability98443WAUSA
Monthly Income ($)6,0455,5154,897
Housing Costs ($)1,1431,2441,084
Housing to Income Ratio (%)18.922.621.9

Education in 98443 - Tacoma, WA

Education Level(%)98443WAUSA
Less Than 9th Grade Education24.15.8
9th to 12th Grade, No Diploma4.45.67.6
High School Graduate or Equivalent30.823.127.5
Some College, No Degree28.724.421
Associate's Degree10.19.88.2
Bachelor's Degree18.42118.6
Graduate or Professional Degree5.612.111.4

ZIP Codes around 98443 - Tacoma, WA

LocationPopulationHealth Index
98443 - Tacoma, WA5,82186
98444 - Tacoma, WA34,77123
98445 - Tacoma, WA30,86939
98446 - Tacoma, WA9,88760
98447 - Tacoma, WA78581
98465 - Tacoma, WA6,34449
98466 - Tacoma, WA27,10334
98467 - University Place, WA16,00951
98498 - Lakewood, WA27,61446
98499 - Lakewood, WA30,63030

People Index

People Index in 98443

61

The People Index in 98443 is 61, ranking 12,866 out of 32,989 ZIP Codes in the United States.

Quick People Index Summary of 98443 - Tacoma, WA

An estimate of 89.4 percent of all residents in 98443 has some form of health insurance.

The estimated rate of the residents living in 98443 - Tacoma, WA who have health insurance is 89.4 percent. 7.9 percent of the residents use Medicaid. An estimate of 49.4 percent of the residents get their insurance through their employer. Also, 5.6 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 83 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 98443 - Tacoma, WA

Insurance Type (%)98443WAUSA
No Insurance10.68.312.2
Public Insurance32.932.333
Private Insurance74.970.366.7

Insurance Types in 98443 - Tacoma, WA

Insurance Type (%)98443WAUSA
Employer Insurance49.447.246.1
Direct Purchase Insurance5.66.66.2
Medicare5.944.6
Medicaid7.913.314.2
TRICARE4.14.42.7
VA0.20.40.3

Percent Insured by Income in 98443 - Tacoma, WA

Income (%)98443WAUSA
Under $25,000838482
$25,000 to $49,999778584
$50,000 to $74,999908988
$75,000 to $99,999989291
$100,000 and More969593

Types of Insurance by Income in 98443 - Tacoma, WA

Income (%)NonePublicPrivate
Under $25,000176444
$25,000 to $49,999235147
$50,000 to $74,999104268
$75,000 to $99,99923787
$100,000 and More41392

Insurance Rate by Age in 98443 - Tacoma, WA

Insurance Rate by Age (%)98443WAUSA
Under 18959694
Adults (18-64 years)878684
Seniors (65+ years)1009999

Residents with Disabilities in 98443 - Tacoma, WA

Disability Type98443WAUSA
Any Disability18.712.812.5
Hearing Disability5.44.13.5
Vision Disability3.44.13.5
Cognitive Disability1.41.31.3
Ambulatory Disability106.77
Self-Care Disability10.80.9
Independent Living Disability5.45.65.8
Provider Index

Provider Index in 98443

77

The Provider Index in 98443 - Tacoma, WA is 77, ranking 7,586 out of 32,989 ZIP Codes in the United States.

Quick Provider Index Summary of 98443 - Tacoma, WA

For the 1,072 residents under the age of 18, there is an estimate of 279 pediatricians in a 20-mile radius of 98443 - Tacoma, WA. An estimate of 19 geriatricians, or physicians who focus on the elderly, who can serve the 1,175 residents over the age of 65 years.

Providers in 98443 - Tacoma, WA

Physician Type in a 20-Mile Radius98443WAUSA
Physicians per 10,000 residents294438
Dentists per 10,000 residents8108
Pediatricians per 10,000 residents under 1891816
Geriatricians per 10,000 residents over 65173028

Hospital Index

Hospital Index in 98443

31

The Hospital Index in 98443 - Tacoma, WA is 31, ranking 22,756 out of 32,989 ZIP Codes in the United States.

Hospitals near 98443 - Tacoma, WA

Travel Index

Travel Index in 98443

99

The Travel Index in 98443 - Tacoma, WA is 99, ranking 330 out of 32,989 ZIP Codes in the United States.

Quick Travel Index Summary of 98443 - Tacoma, WA

17.7 percent of residents in 98443 - Tacoma, WA to travel to work in between 30 to 34 minutes.

There are approximately 2.21 cars per household in 98443 - Tacoma, WA with an approximate average household size of 2.59 members.

The average distance to a hospital is 5.2 miles. 98443 - Tacoma, WA ranks 3,172 in the country when it comes to the average distance traveled to the closest hospital. The closest hospital with an emergency room is Multicare Good Samaritan Hospital with a distance of 4 miles from the area.

Estimated Cars in 98443 - Tacoma, WA

Housholds with Cars (%)98443WAUSA
No Cars46.68.7
1 Car2529.832.9
2 Cars3638.437.3
3 Cars2016.714.1
4 or More Cars148.36.2

Travel Method to Work in 98443 - Tacoma, WA

Travel Method (%)98443WAUSA
Driving Solo81.573.276.6
Driving with One Person9.97.77.1
Driving with Two People0.51.31.3
Driving with Three People00.50.5
Bus0.94.92.5
Taxi00.10.1
Train00.21.8
Walk0.33.262.7
Bicycle00.80.6

Closest Hospitals to 98443 - Tacoma, WA

Hospital NameDistance (mi.)
Multicare Good Samaritan Hospital4
Saint Joseph Medical Center5
Multicare Tacoma General Hospital5

Work Travel Time in 98443 - Tacoma, WA

Average Travel Time98443WAUSA
Less than 10 min.3.32223.3
10 to 14 min.10.415.315.3
15 to 19 min.21.214.414.6
20 to 24 min.18.26.66.4
25 to 29 min.5.813.513.7
30 to 34 min.17.73.22.9
35 to 44 min.4.512.812
45 to 59 min.8.66.66.2
60 or more min.10.42.92.7
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