Fort Lewis, Washington

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Population in 2010: 11,046.
Population change since 2000: -42.1%
Males: 6,251  (56.6%)
Females: 4,795  (43.4%)
Median resident age:

22.3 years
Washington median age:

37.7 years

Zip codes: 98439, 98580.

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Estimated median household income in 2017: $46,396 (it was $32,384 in 2000)
Fort Lewis:

$46,396
WA:

$70,979

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $17,238 (it was $12,865 in 2000)

Fort Lewis CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $155,921 (it was $75,000 in 2000)
Fort Lewis:

$155,921
WA:

$339,000

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $331,767; detached houses: $354,260; townhouses or other attached units: $278,932; in 2-unit structures: $251,628; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $190,351; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $231,993; mobile homes: $122,473; occupied boats, rvs, vans, etc.: $9,799

Median gross rent in 2017: $1,687.

March 2019 cost of living index in Fort Lewis: 117.4 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 16.1%
(18.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 4.0% for Black residents, 22.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 25.9% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Fort Lewis, WA (2017)
    • 8,20656.8%White alone
    • 2,75019.0%Hispanic
    • 2,14414.8%Black alone
    • 6534.5%Two or more races
    • 3862.7%Asian alone
    • 3882.7%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 160.1%American Indian alone

Races in Fort Lewis detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

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Ancestries: Irish (8.2%), German (7.3%), English (7.0%), American (6.6%), Italian (4.1%), European (2.1%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Land area: 15.3 square miles.

Population density: 722 people per square mile   (low).

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591 residents are foreign born (2.9% Asia, 0.7% Latin America).

This place:

4.1%
Washington:

13.8%
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Fort Lewis CDP:

0.3% ($199)
Washington:

1.2% ($1,915)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Lakewood, WA (3.9 miles , pop. 58,211).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Seattle, WA (37.0 miles , pop. 563,374).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (927.2 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities:

North Fort Lewis, WA (1.2 miles ),
McChord AFB, WA (1.9 miles ),
DuPont, WA (1.9 miles ),
Lakewood, WA (2.0 miles ),
Steilacoom, WA (2.0 miles ),
Ketron Island, WA (2.1 miles),
Parkland, WA (2.5 miles ),
Anderson Island, WA (2.6 miles )

Latitude: 47.11 N, Longitude: 122.56 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +24,525 (+169.8%)
Workers who live and work in this place: 5,245 (76.0%)

Distribution of median household income in Fort Lewis, WA in 2017
Distribution of house value in Fort Lewis, WA in 2017
Fort Lewis satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

5.7%
Washington:

5.2%
Historical population in Fort Lewis, WA
Historical housing units in Fort Lewis, WA
Most common industries in Fort Lewis, WA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (19.7%)
  • Public administration (15.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.3%)
  • Social assistance (7.6%)
  • Educational services (4.8%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.7%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.5%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Public administration (33.3%)
  • Health care (20.0%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (8.5%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (6.7%)
  • Construction (4.1%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (3.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (3.8%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (19.5%)
  • Social assistance (10.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (10.4%)
  • Public administration (7.2%)
  • Educational services (6.3%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.1%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (5.4%)
Most common occupations in Fort Lewis, WA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (5.9%)
  • Child care workers (5.3%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (4.8%)
  • Cashiers (4.7%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.4%)
  • Registered nurses (4.2%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (9.9%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (8.4%)
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (7.6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.6%)
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (4.2%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.1%)
  • Registered nurses (3.8%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Child care workers (7.8%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (7.4%)
  • Cashiers (6.4%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.5%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.4%)
  • Registered nurses (4.4%)

Average climate in Fort Lewis, Washington

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO Ozone PM10 PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 84.1. This is about average.

City:

84.1
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2005 was 0.848. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 11.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.848
U.S.:

0.267
Ozone Level
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2007 was 16.3. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 10.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

16.3
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 7.44. This is about average. Closest monitor was 7.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.44
U.S.:

8.46

Earthquake activity:

Fort Lewis-area historical earthquake activity is near Washington state average. It is 157% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/13/1949 at 19:55:42, a magnitude 7.0 (7.0 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 9.9 miles away from Fort Lewis center, causing $80,000,000 total damage
On 2/28/2001 at 18:54:32, a magnitude 6.8 (6.5 MB, 6.6 MS, 6.8 MW, Depth: 32.2 mi, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 1.8 miles away from the city center, causing $2,000,000,000 total damage and $305,000,000 insured losses
On 4/29/1965 at 15:28:43, a magnitude 6.6 (6.6 UK) earthquake occurred 17.7 miles away from Fort Lewis center, causing $28,000,000 total damage
On 7/3/1999 at 01:43:54, a magnitude 5.8 (5.4 MB, 5.5 MS, 5.8 MW, 5.3 ME, Depth: 25.2 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 31.7 miles away from the city center
On 1/31/1922 at 13:17:28, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 467.9 miles away from Fort Lewis center
On 2/14/1981 at 06:09:27, a magnitude 5.5 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.5 ML) earthquake occurred 51.4 miles away from Fort Lewis center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), energy magnitude (ME), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Pierce County (20) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 19
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 13, Storms: 10, Mudslides: 5, Landslides: 4, Winter Storms: 4, Earthquakes: 2, Heavy Rains: 2, Winds: 2, Hurricane: 1, Volcanic Eruption: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Fort Lewis topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Fort Lewis:

  • KINDRED TRANSITIONAL CARE AND REHAB CENTER- LAKEWOOD (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; TACOMA, WA)
  • AVAMERE GEORGIAN HOUSE OF LAKEWOOD (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; TACOMA, WA)
  • PUGET SOUND HOME HEALTH CARE (Home Health Center, about 6 miles away; LAKEWOOD, WA)
  • PARKLAND DIALYSIS CENTER (Dialysis Facility, about 7 miles away; TACOMA, WA)
  • UNIVERSITY PLACE CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; UNIVERSITY PLACE, WA)
  • MANOR CARE OF TACOMA WA, LLC (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; TACOMA, WA)
  • REGENCY AT TACOMA REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; TACOMA, WA)

Airports and heliports located in Fort Lewis:

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Amtrak stations near Fort Lewis:

  • 12 miles: TACOMA (1001 PUYALLUP AVE.) . Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, full-service food facilities, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service, intercity bus service, public transit connection.
  • 14 miles: OLYMPIA/LACEY (OLYMPIA, 6600 YELM HWY. S.E.) . Services: fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Fort Lewis:

  • Pierce College at Fort Steilacoom (about 5 miles; Lakewood, WA; Full-time enrollment: 5,228)
  • Clover Park Technical College (about 6 miles; Lakewood, WA; FT enrollment: 4,185)
  • Pacific Lutheran University (about 7 miles; Tacoma, WA; FT enrollment: 3,548)
  • Tacoma Community College (about 10 miles; Tacoma, WA; FT enrollment: 6,622)
  • University of Washington-Tacoma Campus (about 11 miles; Tacoma, WA; FT enrollment: 3,788)
  • Bates Technical College (about 11 miles; Tacoma, WA; FT enrollment: 4,929)
  • University of Puget Sound (about 12 miles; Tacoma, WA; FT enrollment: 2,788)

Public elementary/middle schools in Fort Lewis:

  • HILLSIDE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Location: GARCIA BLVD AND MAGNOLIA BLVD, Grades: PK-5)
  • EVERGREEN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Location: 9010 BLAINE AVE, Grades: PK-5)
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Notable locations in Fort Lewis: American Lake Veterans Golf Course (A), Fort Lewis - McChord Fire and Emergency Services Station 103 (B), US Army Fire Department Fort Lewis (C), Fort Lewis - McChord Fire and Emergency Services Station 104 (D), Madigan Ambulance Service at Madigan Army Medical Center (E), Fort Lewis - McChord Fire and Emergency Services Station 102 (F), Fort Lewis - McChord Fire and Emergency Services Station 101 Headquarters (G), Veterans Administration Puget Sound Health Care System Emergency Medical Services (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and swamps: Lynn Lake (A), Lake Mondress (B), Hanna Lake (C), Simpson Lake (D), Sears Lake (E), Sequalitchew Lake (F), Elliot Marsh (G), Hanner Marsh (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Birthplace of: David Fairrington - Soilder, Pete Olson - Politician, Jonathan Stewart - Football player, Andre' Woodson - Football quarterback, Jim Turner (politician) - Politician, Laurent Robinson - Football player, Tony Curtis (American football) - Football player, Ashley Zais - Model, Jim Hanchett - College basketball player (Oregon State Beavers), Marshall Edwards - Baseball player.

Pierce County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Average household size:
This place:

3.4 people
Washington:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

93.9%
Whole state:

64.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

0.3%
Whole state:

7.7%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households
1,735 people in military barracks and dormitories (nondisciplinary) in 2010

People in group quarters in Fort Lewis in 2000:

  • 5,788 people in military barracks, etc.
  • 115 people in military disciplinary barracks
  • 77 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 77 people in military hospitals or wards for chronically ill
  • 57 people in nursing homes
  • 10 people in military transient quarters for temporary residents

Banks with branches in Fort Lewis (2011 data):

  • Armed Forces Bank, National Association: North Fort Lewis Branch, Ft Lewis Exchange Branch, Fort Lewis Branch. Info updated 2010/12/16: Bank assets: $1,839.7 mil, Deposits: $1,387.5 mil, headquarters in Fort Leavenworth, KS, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 78 total offices, Holding Company: Dickinson Financial Corporation Ii

For population 15 years and over in Fort Lewis:

Marital status in Fort Lewis, WA
  • Never married: 30.1%
  • Now married: 67.1%
  • Separated: 0.4%
  • Widowed: 0.0%
  • Divorced: 2.4%

For population 25 years and over in Fort Lewis:

  • High school or higher: 98.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 19.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.1%
  • Unemployed: 10.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 12.3 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

6.4
Washington average:

11.3

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Fort Lewis
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Fort Lewis, WA (based on Pierce County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant121,041365
Catholic69,55826
Other49,446109
Mainline Protestant34,906123
Black Protestant4,81717
Orthodox6054
None514,852-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 132
This county:

1.71 / 10,000 pop.
Washington:

2.06 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 13
Here:

0.17 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.19 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 105
Here:

1.36 / 10,000 pop.
Washington:

1.18 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 152
This county:

1.97 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.67 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 511
Pierce County:

6.61 / 10,000 pop.
Washington:

8.26 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Pierce County:

8.4%
Washington:

7.7%
Adult obesity rate:
Pierce County:

29.3%
Washington:

25.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

14.1%
Washington:

13.9%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

46.9%
Washington:

49.1%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Fort Lewis:

48.1%
Washington:

45.8%

Average BMI:
Fort Lewis:

28.3
Washington:

28.4

People feeling badly about themselves:
Fort Lewis:

16.5%
Washington:

21.4%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

10.0%
Washington:

10.7%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.8
Washington:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

25.5%
Washington:

32.6%

General health condition:
This city:

60.0%
Washington:

55.9%

Average condition of hearing:
Fort Lewis:

85.4%
Washington:

79.0%

More about Health and Nutrition of Fort Lewis, WA Residents

8.79% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($52,298 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.79%
Washington average:

7.39%

0.23% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,211 average AGI)
Pierce County:

0.23%
Washington average:

0.11%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from King County, WA  2.71% ($57,641 average AGI)
from Thurston County, WA  0.49% ($50,794)
from Kitsap County, WA  0.29% ($50,871)


7.23% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($50,793 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.23%
Washington average:

6.40%

0.20% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,343 average AGI)
Pierce County:

0.20%
Washington average:

0.13%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to King County, WA  1.82% ($53,673 average AGI)
to Thurston County, WA  0.57% ($44,488)
to Kitsap County, WA  0.25% ($51,925)
Businesses in Fort Lewis, WA
NameCountNameCount
Burger King3Starbucks1
Domino's Pizza1Subway2
GNC1UPS1
H&R Block1

Strongest AM radio stations in Fort Lewis:

  • KJR (950 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA)
  • KIRO (710 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KTTH (770 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KGNW (820 AM; 50 kW; BURIEN-SEATTLE, WA; Owner: INSPIRATION MEDIA, INC.)
  • KYCW (1090 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KHHO (850 AM; 10 kW; TACOMA, WA; Owner: ACKERLEY MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • KOMO (1000 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: FISHER BROADCASTING - SEATTLE RADIO, L.L.C.)
  • KLAY (1180 AM; 5 kW; LAKEWOOD, WA; Owner: CLAY FRANK HUNTINGTON)
  • KNWX (1210 AM; 28 kW; AUBURN-FEDERAL WAY, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KNTB (1480 AM; 1 kW; LAKEWOOD, WA; Owner: FTP CORPORATION)
  • KIXI (880 AM; 50 kW; MERCER ISLAND/SEATTL, WA; Owner: BELLEVUE RADIO, INC.)
  • KKOL (1300 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: INSPIRATION MEDIA, INC.)
  • KGHO (920 AM; 5 kW; OLYMPIA, WA; Owner: SPENCER BROADCASTING, L.P.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Fort Lewis:

  • KVTI (90.9 FM; TACOMA, WA; Owner: CLOVER PARK TECHNICAL COLLEGE)
  • KBSG-FM (97.3 FM; TACOMA, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KXXO (96.1 FM; OLYMPIA, WA; Owner: 3 CITIES, INC.)
  • KMTT (103.7 FM; TACOMA, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KNDD (107.7 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KQBZ (100.7 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KYPT (96.5 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • K201EX (88.1 FM; GREENWATER, WA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KBKS (106.1 FM; TACOMA, WA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KING-FM (98.1 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: CLASSIC RADIO, INC.)
  • KLSY-FM (92.5 FM; BELLEVUE, WA; Owner: BELLEVUE RADIO INC.)
  • KPLU-FM (88.5 FM; TACOMA, WA; Owner: PACIFIC LUTHERAN UNIVERSITY, INC.)
  • KWJZ (98.9 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ORCA RADIO, INC.)
  • KZOK-FM (102.5 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KMPS-FM (94.1 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KISW (99.9 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KFMY (97.7 FM; RAYMOND, WA; Owner: SOUTH SOUND BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • KBTC-FM (91.7 FM; TACOMA, WA; Owner: BATES TECHNICAL COLLEGE)
  • K205DD (88.9 FM; BREMERTON, WA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KMNT (102.9 FM; CENTRALIA, WA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)

TV broadcast stations around Fort Lewis:

  • KBTC-TV (Channel 28; TACOMA, WA; Owner: BATES TECHNICAL COLLEGE)
  • KSTW (Channel 11; TACOMA, WA; Owner: UPN TELEVISION STATIONS INC.)
  • KING-TV (Channel 5; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: KING BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KCPQ (Channel 13; TACOMA, WA; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION NORTHWEST, INC.)
  • K58DP (Channel 58; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • KTWB-TV (Channel 22; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KHCV (Channel 45; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: NORTH PACIFIC INTERNATIONAL TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KWPX (Channel 33; BELLEVUE, WA; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • KOMO-TV (Channel 4; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: FISHER BROADCASTING - SEATTLE TV, L.L.C.)
Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of Fort Lewis fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 41Number of bridges
  • 285ft / 87.0mTotal length
  • $45,228,000Total costs
  • 388,707Total average daily traffic
  • 35,361Total average daily truck traffic
  • 480,053Total future (year 2036) average daily traffic
New bridges in Fort Lewis, WA - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11930-1939
  • 21940-1949
  • 171950-1959
  • 91960-1969
  • 11980-1989
  • 51990-1999
  • 42000-2009
  • 22010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Fort Lewis, WA

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

68 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Fort Lewis)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Ft. Lewis South Sub, Fort Lewis South Substation (Lat: 47.082306 Lon: -122.609806), Type: Tower, Structure height: 3.1 m, Call Sign: WQEL939,
    Assigned Frequencies: 466.612 MHz, Grant Date: 03/02/2006, Expiration Date: 03/02/2016, Cancellation Date: 05/07/2016, Certifier: Sheldon Helms, Registrant: City Of Tacoma / Tacoma Public Utilities, 3628 So. 35th St., Tacoma, WA 98409-3192, Phone: (253) 502-8727, Fax: (253) 396-3120, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

5
  • SEA172, 9000 Jackson Ave (Lat: 47.118139 Lon: -122.555667), Structure height: 36.6 m, Overall height: 37.5 m, Call Sign: WPOS416,
    Assigned Frequencies: 19107.5 MHz, Grant Date: 04/07/1999, Expiration Date: 01/01/2009, Cancellation Date: 03/07/2009, Registrant: Qwest Services Corporation, 1801 California Street, 47th Floor, Denver, CO 80202, Phone: (303) 896-2723, Fax: (303) 896-2726, Email:
  • Sequalichew Sub, WA, Combat Vehicle Trail (Lat: 47.113500 Lon: -122.595278), Type: Pole, Structure height: 23.2 m, Call Sign: WPXX833,
    Assigned Frequencies: 933.375 MHz, Grant Date: 06/28/2013, Expiration Date: 06/27/2023, Certifier: Joshua M Kay Pe, Registrant: Tacoma Public Utilities, 3628 So 35th Street, Tacoma, WA 98409, Phone: (253) 502-8508, Fax: (253) 396-3205, Email:
  • SE05081A HWY, Rawland Near Hwy 507 (Lat: 47.039944 Lon: -122.491361), Type: Tower, Structure height: 45.7 m, Call Sign: WQGI858, Licensee ID: L00127664,
    Assigned Frequencies: 19385.0 MHz, Grant Date: 01/31/2007, Expiration Date: 01/31/2017, Cancellation Date: 07/09/2008, Certifier: Dan Menser, Registrant: T-Mobile License LLC, 12920 Se 38th Street, Bellevue, WA 98006, Phone: (425) 383-4000, Fax: (425) 383-4040, Email:
  • JOHNSON MARS, Fort Lewis Military Base At East Gate (Lat: 47.062194 Lon: -122.454111), Type: Pole, Structure height: 45.7 m, Overall height: 46.3 m, Call Sign: WQJI765,
    Assigned Frequencies: 19445.0 MHz, Grant Date: 09/23/2008, Expiration Date: 09/23/2018, Cancellation Date: 03/27/2017, Certifier: Don Houghton, Registrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 1120 20th Street, Nw - Suite 1000, Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (202) 457-2055, Fax: (202) 457-3073, Email:
  • SE05010E, Mounts Rd (Lat: 47.090000 Lon: -122.674944), Type: Mtower, Structure height: 45.7 m, Call Sign: WQWG490,
    Assigned Frequencies: 21875.0 MHz, Grant Date: 08/14/2015, Expiration Date: 08/14/2025, Certifier: David Werblow, Registrant: T-Mobile Usa, Inc., 12920 Se 38th Street, Bellevue, WA 98006, Phone: (425) 383-8401, Fax: (425) 383-4040, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

42 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Fort Lewis)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

2
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 310Q (Category: Land, Engines: 2, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 167 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR I0-470 SERIES (260 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 69708 , Serial Number: 310Q0933, Year manufactured: 1973, Airworthiness Date: 10/19/1973, Certificate Issue Date: 03/18/2019
    Registrant (Individual): James J Spiri, 10250 Sturgeon Ave, Fort Lewis, WA 98433
  • Aircraft: PIPER J3C-65 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 67 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR A&C65 SERIES (65 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 98732 , Serial Number: 18961, Year manufactured: 1946
    Registrant (Individual): James Pentland, Combat Co, Fort Lewis, WA 98433
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 04/22/2019

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
C) Refinancings
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED0$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$102,510
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 1999

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0729.03

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED0$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$119,130
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0
Choose year:  2009 2008

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0729.03

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Fort Lewis, WA
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Fort Lewis, WA - Value
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Fort Lewis, WA
  • 100.0%Electricity
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Fort Lewis, WA
  • 65.4%Electricity
  • 31.4%Utility gas
  • 2.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.4%No fuel used


Fort Lewis compared to Washington state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.

Fort Lewis on our top lists:

  • #2 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage population decrease from 2000 (population 5,000+)"
  • #3 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #4 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in military hospitals or wards for chronically ill (population 1,000+)"
  • #6 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: public administration (population 5,000+)"
  • #9 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in military disciplinary barracks (population 1,000+)"
  • #9 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest percentage of family households, population 10,000+"
  • #10 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the smallest percentage of likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households) (population 5,000+)"
  • #11 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: healthcare support occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #13 on the list of "Top 100 cities with declining populations from 2000 to 2014 (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #14 on the list of "Top 100 cities with highest percentage of renters"
  • #28 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in military barracks, etc. (population 1,000+)"
  • #31 on the list of "Top 100 cities with youngest residents (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #39 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: health technologists and technicians (population 5,000+)"
  • #49 on the list of "Top 101 larger cities with the lowest real estate taxes percentage (population 50,000+)"
  • #52 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the smallest household incomes disparities (population 5,000+)"
  • #53 on the list of "Top 100 cities with shortest commuting times (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #54 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most people born in other U.S. states (population 5,000+)"
  • #56 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest percentage of family households, population 1,000+"
  • #64 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in military transient quarters for temporary residents (population 1,000+)"
  • #67 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the least people living the same house as 1 year ago (population 5,000+))"
  • #18 (98439) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the smallest percentage of taxpayers reporting profit/loss from business in 2012 (pop 5,000+)"
  • #20 (98439) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the smallest percentage of taxpayers using charity contributions deductions in 2012 (pop 5,000+)"
  • #37 (98439) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the lowest charity contributions deductions as a percentage of AGI in 2012 (pop 5,000+)"
  • #60 (98439) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of returns reporting salary or wage in 2012 (pop 5,000+)"
  • #28 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest average weight of females"
  • #41 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest increase in the number of births per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop 50,000+)"
  • #41 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest ground withdrawal of fresh water for public supply"
  • #48 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #50 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Evangelical Protestant congregations"
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