North Fort Lewis, Washington

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Population in 2010: 2,699.
Males: 1,754  (65.0%)
Females: 945  (35.0%)
Median resident age:  22.9 years
Washington median age:  37.7 years

Zip codes: 98430.

Estimated median household income in 2016: $64,434
North Fort Lewis:

$64,434
WA:

$67,106

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $31,783

North Fort Lewis CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $271,300
North Fort Lewis:

$271,300
WA:

$306,400

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $302,068; Detached houses: $322,192; Townhouses or other attached units: $266,189; In 2-unit structures: $251,325; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $205,908; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $218,193; Mobile homes: $105,926; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $80,969

Median gross rent in 2016: $1,698.

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  • Races in North Fort Lewis, WA (2016)

    North Fort Lewis races chart
    • 2,16653.4%White alone
    • 73618.1%Black alone
    • 60214.8%Hispanic
    • 2696.6%Two or more races
    • 2225.5%Asian alone
    • 280.7%Other race alone
    • 160.4%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 20.05%American Indian alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in North Fort Lewis: 112.1 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (7.5%), English (6.1%), American (3.7%), Irish (3.4%), Iraqi (3.3%), Italian (3.0%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

For population 25 years and over in North Fort Lewis:

  • High school or higher: 97.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 17.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.6%

For population 15 years and over in North Fort Lewis CDP:

  • Never married: 59.0%
  • Now married: 34.5%
  • Separated: 1.6%
  • Widowed: 0.3%
  • Divorced: 4.6%

247 residents are foreign born (0.6% Latin America).

This place:

6.1%
Washington:

13.5%

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Lakewood, WA (4.4 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 (928.1 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: Fort Lewis, WA (1.2 miles ), DuPont, WA (1.6 miles ), Ketron Island, WA (1.7 miles) , Steilacoom, WA (1.8 miles ), Lakewood, WA (2.1 miles ), McChord AFB, WA (2.2 miles ), Anderson Island, WA (2.3 miles ), University Place, WA (2.7 miles ).

Latitude: 47.12 N, Longitude: 122.59 W

North Fort Lewis household income distribution North Fort Lewis home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.7%
Washington:

4.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Public administration (67%)
  • Health care and social assistance (7%)
  • Construction (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Wholesale trade (4%)
  • Retail trade (4%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (2%)
  • Public administration (31%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (12%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Health care and social assistance (8%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (20%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (13%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (12%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (10%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Production occupations (7%)
  • Life, physical, and social science occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (47%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (15%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Transportation occupations (6%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (5%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (5%)
  • Material moving occupations (3%)

Work and jobs in North Fort Lewis: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Earthquake activity:

North 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 the city 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 2.3 miles away from North Fort Lewis 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 18.3 miles away from the city 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 30.4 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 North 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 52.5 miles away from the city 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).

Hospitals and medical centers near North Fort Lewis:

  • AVAMERE GEORGIAN HOUSE OF LAKEWOOD (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; TACOMA, WA)
  • KINDRED TRANSITIONAL CARE AND REHAB CENTER- LAKEWOOD (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; TACOMA, WA)
  • PUGET SOUND HOME HEALTH CARE (Home Health Center, about 6 miles away; LAKEWOOD, 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)
  • PARKLAND DIALYSIS CENTER (Dialysis Facility, about 8 miles away; TACOMA, WA)
  • GENTIVA HEALTH SVS /TACOMA (Home Health Center, about 8 miles away; TACOMA, WA)

Amtrak stations near North 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 North Fort Lewis:

  • Pierce College at Fort Steilacoom (about 4 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 8 miles; Tacoma, WA; FT enrollment: 3,548)
  • Tacoma Community College (about 10 miles; Tacoma, WA; FT enrollment: 6,622)
  • University of Puget Sound (about 12 miles; Tacoma, WA; FT enrollment: 2,788)
  • University of Washington-Tacoma Campus (about 12 miles; Tacoma, WA; FT enrollment: 3,788)
  • Bates Technical College (about 12 miles; Tacoma, WA; FT enrollment: 4,929)

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Notable locations in North Fort Lewis: American Lake Veterans Golf Course (A), Veterans Administration Puget Sound Health Care System Emergency Medical Services (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and swamps: Sears Lake (A), Sequalitchew Lake (B), Elliot Marsh (C), Hanner Marsh (D), MacKay Marsh (E), Park Marsh (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 83.7. This is about average.

City:

83.7
U.S.:

74.7

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2005 was 0.848. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 11.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.848
U.S.:

0.293

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2007 was 16.4. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 10.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

16.4
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 8.06. This is about average. Closest monitor was 8.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.06
U.S.:

9.35
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 6.8%
(4.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 3.5% for Black residents, 9.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 18.6% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This place:  3.2 people
Washington:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  92.4%
Whole state:  64.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  0.8%
Whole state:  7.7%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% of all households
1,004 people in military barracks and dormitories (nondisciplinary) in 2010
46 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness in 2010

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

6.3
Washington average:

11.4

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for North Fort Lewis CDP (based on Pierce County data)

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
Pierce County:

1.71 / 10,000 pop.
Washington:

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

0.17 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

1.36 / 10,000 pop.
Washington:

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

1.97 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

6.61 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.26 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This 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%
State:

13.9%

7.61% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($36,665 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.61%
Washington average:

6.54%

0.32% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,324 average AGI)
Pierce County:

0.32%
Washington average:

0.14%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from King County, WA  1.88% ($41,813 average AGI)
from Thurston County, WA  0.46% ($38,725)
from Kitsap County, WA  0.24% ($38,774)


7.25% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($38,698 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.25%
Washington average:

6.20%

0.24% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,251 average AGI)
Pierce County:

0.24%
Washington average:

0.14%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to King County, WA  1.95% ($40,149 average AGI)
to Thurston County, WA  0.48% ($38,385)
to Kitsap County, WA  0.20% ($41,032)

Strongest AM radio stations in North 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.)
  • KOMO (1000 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: FISHER BROADCASTING - SEATTLE RADIO, L.L.C.)
  • KHHO (850 AM; 10 kW; TACOMA, WA; Owner: ACKERLEY MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • KNTB (1480 AM; 1 kW; LAKEWOOD, WA; Owner: FTP CORPORATION)
  • 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)
  • KIXI (880 AM; 50 kW; MERCER ISLAND/SEATTL, WA; Owner: BELLEVUE RADIO, INC.)
  • KGHO (920 AM; 5 kW; OLYMPIA, WA; Owner: SPENCER BROADCASTING, L.P.)
  • KKOL (1300 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: INSPIRATION MEDIA, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in North 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)
  • KMTT (103.7 FM; TACOMA, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KNDD (107.7 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KXXO (96.1 FM; OLYMPIA, WA; Owner: 3 CITIES, INC.)
  • KQBZ (100.7 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KYPT (96.5 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS 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.)
  • K201EX (88.1 FM; GREENWATER, WA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KISW (99.9 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KFMY (97.7 FM; RAYMOND, WA; Owner: SOUTH SOUND BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • K205DD (88.9 FM; BREMERTON, WA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KBTC-FM (91.7 FM; TACOMA, WA; Owner: BATES TECHNICAL COLLEGE)
  • KMNT (102.9 FM; CENTRALIA, WA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)

TV broadcast stations around North Fort Lewis:

  • KBTC-TV (Channel 28; TACOMA, WA; Owner: BATES TECHNICAL COLLEGE)
  • KSTW (Channel 11; TACOMA, WA; Owner: UPN TELEVISION STATIONS INC.)
  • KCPQ (Channel 13; TACOMA, WA; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION NORTHWEST, INC.)
  • KING-TV (Channel 5; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: KING BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • 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.)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 2Number of bridges
  • 6m20ftTotal length
  • $7,213,000Total costs
  • 120,916Total average daily traffic
  • 13,677Total average daily truck traffic

North Fort Lewis compared to Washington state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.

North Fort Lewis on our top lists:

  • #76 on the list of "Top 100 cities with highest percentage of renters"
  • #83 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest percentage of family households, population 1,000+"
  • #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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