98499 Zip Code Profile

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Welcome to LAKEWOOD, WA 98499

98499 is a suburban zip code in Lakewood, Washington. The population is racially diverse, and about evenly divided between singles and married couples. Housing prices here (average $228,100) are fairly typical for the Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue metro area.

The average family income here is $49,397/year. This is less than the national average of $70,000/year. However, the national average number is a little misleading because there are some very wealthy Americans earning $50 million a year or more. (Wouldn't that be nice!) This pushes the national average higher than in would be without those edge cases. The median household income in the US (median, meaning half of US households make more and half make less) is at about $50,000/year. Median family income in 98499 is $37,995.

An intersting fact about income: Men in 98499 earn an average of $31,375/year. Women earn only $21,316/year.

12,333 people in 98499 have jobs. This statistic includes anyone over the age of 16.

Are you thinking about moving to a neighborhood in 98499? You might be interested to know that the average commute time to work for people living here is not bad, only 25.0 minutes.

The median age here is 34. There are 14,506 men and 15,244 women. The median age for men is 33 while for women the median age is 35.

To give you a sense of the community, 10,532 people (out of the 29,750 people live here) have lived in their home at least 5 years. The Post Office delivers mail to 12,935 homes, and 1,632 businesses every day. 340 people ride bikes or walk to work on a fairly regular basis.

98499 Zip code is located in the Pacific time zone at 47 degrees latitude (Fun Fact: this is the same latitude as Lyon, France!) and -123 degrees longitude. It has an average elevation of 263 feet above sea levell.

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  • Demographics

  • Total Population: 29,750
  • White Population: 17,858
  • Black Population: 4,999
  • Hispanic Population: 6,013
  • Asian Population: 3,982
  • Hawaiian Population: 1,333
  • Indian Population: 1,049
  • Male Population: 14,506
  • Female Population: 15,244
  • Median Age: 34
  • Median Age of Males: 33
  • Median Age of Females: 35
  • Geography

  • Region: West
  • Division: Pacific
  • State: Washington
  • CSA Name: Seattle-Tacoma-Olympia, WA
  • CBSA Type: Metropolitan
  • CBSA Name: Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue WA
  • County: Pierce
  • City: Lakewood
  • Longitude: -122.5
  • Latitude: 47.2
  • Elevation: 263 feet above sea levele
  • Area code: 253
  • Marital Status

  • Average Age

  • The Commute to Work

  • Total commuters: 12,097
  • Drive alone: 9,043
  • Carpool: 2,101
  • Public transit: 513
  • Ride bikes or walk: 340

  • Average commute time: 25.0 minutes.
  •    0 - 5: 474
  •    5 - 9: 1,203
  •    10 - 14: 1,813
  •    15 - 19: 2,405
  •    20 - 24: 2,027
  •    25 - 29: 425
  •    30 - 34: 1,518
  •    35 - 39: 139
  •    40 - 44: 253
  •    45 - 59: 779
  •    60 - 89: 693
  •    90 plus: 368
  • The Economics

  • Average House Value: $228,100
  • Average Annual Household Income: $38,469
  • Businesses: 1,239
  • Employees: 14,438
  • Annual Payroll: $484,849,000
  • Average Family Income: $49,397
  • Median Family Income: $32,459
  • Average Income for Men: $31,375
  • Average Income for Women: $21,316
  • Other Stuff

  • County FIPS Code: 053
  • State FIPS Code: 53

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Schools in 98499 Zip Code

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Primary Schools
Dower Elementary School
7817 Dower Rd West
Lakewood, WA 98499
(253) 583-5240
Lakeview Elementary School
10501 47th Ave Sw
Lakewood, WA 98499
(253) 583-5320
Oakwood Elementary School
3230 85th St So
Lakewood, WA 98499
(253) 583-5340
Park Lodge Elementary School
6300 100th St Sw
Lakewood, WA 98499
(253) 583-5350
Southgate Elementary School
10202 Earley Ave Sw
Lakewood, WA 98499
(253) 583-5360
Tyee Park Elementary School
11920 Seminole Rd Sw
Lakewood, WA 98499
(253) 583-5380
Middle Schools
5 12 Learning Community
3230 85th St S
Lakewood, WA 98499
(253) 589-7500
Lochburn Middle School
5431 Steilacoom Blvd Sw
Lakewood, WA 98499
(253) 583-5420
High Schools
A I High School
5214 Steilacoom Blvd Sw
Lakewood, WA 98499
(253) 583-5390
Alfaretta House
6423 Alfaretta St
Lakewood, WA 98499
(253) 589-7455
Clover Park High School
11023 Gravelly Lk Dr Sw
Lakewood, WA 98499
(253) 583-5500
Re Entry High School
5214 Steilacoom Blvd Sw
Lakewood, WA 98499
(253) 583-5390
Other Schools
Re Entry Middle School
5214 Steilacoom Blvd Sw
Lakewood, WA 98499
(253) 583-5390
Other Schools
Transition Learning Center
5214 Steilacoom Blvd Sw
Lakewood, WA 98499
(253) 589-7830

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In the 98499 zip code, the registered sex offenders can be found at http://ml.waspc.org/. Please be sure to read all the disclaimers provided by the state.

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