Overall Health Index

People Index

9

85.8% of the residents in 98445 has health insurance.

Provider Index

73

There are about 3,235 physicians in a 20-mile radius of 98445.

Hospital Index

6

The average hospital rating near 98445 is 2.5 out of 5 stars.

Travel Index

95

Residents in 98445 travel 6.7 miles on average to reach a hospital.

People Index

9

85.8% of the residents in 98445 has health insurance.

Provider Index

73

There are about 3,235 physicians in a 20-mile radius of 98445.

Hospital Index

6

The average hospital rating near 98445 is 2.5 out of 5 stars.

Travel Index

95

Residents in 98445 travel 6.7 miles on average to reach a hospital.

Quick Summary of 98445 - Tacoma, WA

The Overall Health Index in 98445 - Tacoma, WA is 39, ranking 20,116 out of 32,989 ZIP Codes in the United States.

An estimate of 30,869 residents live in 98445 - Tacoma, WA with a median age of 37 years. 24.7 percent of the population is under the age of 18, and 12.7 percent of the population is at least 65 years of age. 53.1 percent of the residents in 98445 is currently married, and 26.5 percent of the population has never been married. It is estimated that 11.5 percent of the population over the age of 25 have a bachelor's begree. 4.1 percent of the population living in 98445 have a professional or graduate degree.

The monthly median household income in 98445 is $4,989. The monthly median housing costs for residents in 98445 - Tacoma, WA is approximately $1,207. That means the residents typically spend about 24.2 percent of their income on housing. The national average ratio of a resident spending their income on housing is 21.9 percent.

92.1 percent of the population in 98445 - Tacoma, WA drive to work alone. 3.2 percent of the people take some form of public transportation like the bus or the train to work. Approximately 55.3 percent of the residents get to work in less than 30 minutes. 13.4 percent of the residents in 98445 get to work in more than 60 minutes. The average household size is approximately 2.81 members with about 2.07 cars available per household. Approximately 5 percent of the households in 98445 - 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.

37.4 percent of the residents have some type of public health insurance like Medicare, Medicaid, VA, or TRICARE. About 65.8 percent of the residents have private health insurance, either through their employer or direct purchase. Military veterans should know that 1.2 percent of the residents in the ZIP Code of 98445 have VA health insurance. Also, 12 percent of the residents receive TRICARE.

A resident in 98445 - Tacoma, WA would have to travel an average of 4.6 miles to reach the nearest hospital with an emergency room, Saint Clare Hospital. In a 20-mile radius, there are 3,235 physicians accessible to residents who live in 98445 - Tacoma, WA.

Gender Ratio in 98445 - Tacoma, WA

Gender (%)98445WAUSA
Male4849.949.3
Female5250.150.7

Racial Makeup in 98445 - Tacoma, WA

Race (%)98445WAUSA
Non-Hispanic White64.776.773
Non-Hispanic Black10.23.712.7
Asian7.48.15.4
American Indian and Alaska Native0.81.30.8
Pacific Islander and Native Hawaiian5.10.60.2
Other Race0.54.14.9
Two or More Races8.47.24.4

Median Income in 98445 - Tacoma, WA

Income (%)98445WAUSA
Under $25,0009.613.416.9
$25,000 to $49,9992119.321.3
$50,000 to $74,99925.718.618.3
$75,000 to $99,99920.414.713.7
$100,000 and More23.33429.8

Monthly Housing Costs in 98445 - Tacoma, WA

Livability98445WAUSA
Monthly Income ($)4,9895,5154,897
Housing Costs ($)1,2071,2441,084
Housing to Income Ratio (%)24.222.621.9

Education in 98445 - Tacoma, WA

Education Level(%)98445WAUSA
Less Than 9th Grade Education3.24.15.8
9th to 12th Grade, No Diploma7.75.67.6
High School Graduate or Equivalent36.623.127.5
Some College, No Degree25.124.421
Associate's Degree11.99.88.2
Bachelor's Degree11.52118.6
Graduate or Professional Degree4.112.111.4

ZIP Codes around 98445 - Tacoma, WA

LocationPopulationHealth Index
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
98501 - Olympia, WA41,41548
98502 - Olympia, WA31,49239

People Index

People Index in 98445

9

The People Index in 98445 is 9, ranking 30,351 out of 32,989 ZIP Codes in the United States.

Quick People Index Summary of 98445 - Tacoma, WA

An estimate of 85.8 percent of all residents in 98445 has some form of health insurance.

The estimated rate of the residents living in 98445 - Tacoma, WA who have health insurance is 85.8 percent. 16.7 percent of the residents use Medicaid. An estimate of 39.4 percent of the residents get their insurance through their employer. Also, 4.7 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 89 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 98445 - Tacoma, WA

Insurance Type (%)98445WAUSA
No Insurance14.28.312.2
Public Insurance37.432.333
Private Insurance65.870.366.7

Insurance Types in 98445 - Tacoma, WA

Insurance Type (%)98445WAUSA
Employer Insurance39.447.246.1
Direct Purchase Insurance4.76.66.2
Medicare2.844.6
Medicaid16.713.314.2
TRICARE124.42.7
VA1.20.40.3

Percent Insured by Income in 98445 - Tacoma, WA

Income (%)98445WAUSA
Under $25,000828482
$25,000 to $49,999828584
$50,000 to $74,999898988
$75,000 to $99,999919291
$100,000 and More929593

Types of Insurance by Income in 98445 - Tacoma, WA

Income (%)NonePublicPrivate
Under $25,000187324
$25,000 to $49,999184548
$50,000 to $74,999113275
$75,000 to $99,99993175
$100,000 and More82681

Insurance Rate by Age in 98445 - Tacoma, WA

Insurance Rate by Age (%)98445WAUSA
Under 18959694
Adults (18-64 years)838684
Seniors (65+ years)999999

Residents with Disabilities in 98445 - Tacoma, WA

Disability Type98445WAUSA
Any Disability14.812.812.5
Hearing Disability4.84.13.5
Vision Disability2.24.13.5
Cognitive Disability1.11.31.3
Ambulatory Disability8.76.77
Self-Care Disability0.80.80.9
Independent Living Disability7.45.65.8
Provider Index

Provider Index in 98445

73

The Provider Index in 98445 - Tacoma, WA is 73, ranking 8,906 out of 32,989 ZIP Codes in the United States.

Quick Provider Index Summary of 98445 - Tacoma, WA

For the 7,625 residents under the age of 18, there is an estimate of 246 pediatricians in a 20-mile radius of 98445 - Tacoma, WA. An estimate of 18 geriatricians, or physicians who focus on the elderly, who can serve the 3,927 residents over the age of 65 years.

Providers in 98445 - Tacoma, WA

Physician Type in a 20-Mile Radius98445WAUSA
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 98445

6

The Hospital Index in 98445 - Tacoma, WA is 6, ranking 31,006 out of 32,989 ZIP Codes in the United States.

Hospitals near 98445 - Tacoma, WA

Hospital NameDistance (mi.)Government Rating
Saint Clare Hospital52/5
Multicare Good Samaritan Hospital63/5
Saint Joseph Medical Center83/5
Multicare Tacoma General Hospital92/5
Average Hospital6.72.5/5

Travel Index

Travel Index in 98445

95

The Travel Index in 98445 - Tacoma, WA is 95, ranking 1,644 out of 32,989 ZIP Codes in the United States.

Quick Travel Index Summary of 98445 - Tacoma, WA

16.3 percent of residents in 98445 - Tacoma, WA to travel to work in between 30 to 34 minutes.

There are approximately 2.07 cars per household in 98445 - Tacoma, WA with an approximate average household size of 2.81 members.

The average distance to a hospital is 6.7 miles. 98445 - Tacoma, WA ranks 4,486 in the country when it comes to the average distance traveled to the closest hospital. The closest hospital with an emergency room is Saint Clare Hospital with a distance of 5 miles from the area.

Estimated Cars in 98445 - Tacoma, WA

Housholds with Cars (%)98445WAUSA
No Cars56.68.7
1 Car2629.832.9
2 Cars4138.437.3
3 Cars1916.714.1
4 or More Cars98.36.2

Travel Method to Work in 98445 - Tacoma, WA

Travel Method (%)98445WAUSA
Driving Solo79.473.276.6
Driving with One Person9.17.77.1
Driving with Two People11.31.3
Driving with Three People0.50.50.5
Bus2.74.92.5
Taxi00.10.1
Train0.20.21.8
Walk1.43.262.7
Bicycle0.10.80.6

Closest Hospitals to 98445 - Tacoma, WA

Hospital NameDistance (mi.)
Saint Clare Hospital5
Multicare Good Samaritan Hospital6
Saint Joseph Medical Center8

Work Travel Time in 98445 - Tacoma, WA

Average Travel Time98445WAUSA
Less than 10 min.6.22223.3
10 to 14 min.5.215.315.3
15 to 19 min.14.414.414.6
20 to 24 min.17.76.66.4
25 to 29 min.11.913.513.7
30 to 34 min.16.33.22.9
35 to 44 min.8.512.812
45 to 59 min.6.56.66.2
60 or more min.13.42.92.7
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