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Area: 0.355 square miles

Population: 2,010

Population density:
Fern Hill:

5,668 people per square mile
Tacoma:

4,350 people per square mile
  • Races in 2019
    • 94743.7%White
    • 44620.6%Asian
    • 23410.8%Hispanic or Latino
    • 1738.0%Two or more races
    • 1647.6%Black
    • 1426.6%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander
    • 331.5%American Indian
    • 281.3%Some other race
Age and Sex of Residents in Fern Hill in Tacoma, WA
Median household income in 2019:
Fern Hill:

$55,929
Tacoma:

$70,411

  • Distribution of median household income

  • Distribution of median household income
  • 139Less than $10,000
  • 56$10,000 to $19,999
  • 101$20,000 to $29,999
  • 83$30,000 to $39,999
  • 118$40,000 to $49,999
  • 154$50,000 to $59,999
  • 81$60,000 to $74,999
  • 111$75,000 to $99,999
  • 49$100,000 to $124,999
  • 24$125,000 to $149,999
  • 60$150,000 to $199,999
  • 17$200,000 or more
  • Distribution of owner-occupied house/condo value

  • Distribution of owner-occupied house/condo value
  • 50Less than $50,000
  • 83$50,000 to $99,999
  • 66$100,000 to $149,999
  • 148$150,000 to $199,999
  • 90$200,000 to $249,999
  • 83$250,000 to $299,999
  • 49$300,000 to $399,999
  • 12$400,000 to $499,999
  • 10$500,000 to $749,999
  • 26$750,000 to $999,999
  • 3$1,000,000 or more
  • Distribution of rent paid by renters

  • Distribution of rent paid by renters
  • 27Less than $100
  • 46$100 to $199
  • 140$200 to $299
  • 5$300 to $399
  • 18$500 to $599
  • 44$600 to $699
  • 67$700 to $799
  • 57$800 to $899
  • 80$900 to $999
  • 98$1,000 to $1,249
  • 55$1,250 to $1,499
  • 14$1,500 to $1,999
  • 14$2,000 or more
Median rent in 2019:
Fern Hill:

$970
Tacoma:

$1,135

Zip codes: 98444.

Males:

919
Females:

1,090
Median age:
Males:
This neighborhood:

34.1 years
Whole city:

35.2 years
Females:
This neighborhood:

39.7 years
Whole city:

37.5 years

Average household size:
Fern Hill:

6.4 people
Tacoma:

2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
Fern Hill:

49.1%
Tacoma:

43.4%
Percentage of married-couple families (among all households):
Here:

44.6%
Tacoma:

37.2%

Percentage of married-couple families with children (among all households):
Fern Hill:

26.0%
Tacoma:

26.9%

Percentage of single-mother households (among all households):
Fern Hill:

11.0%
Tacoma:

9.7%

Percentage of never married males 15 years old and over:
Fern Hill:

17.0%
Tacoma:

21.9%

Percentage of never married females 15 years old and over:
Fern Hill:

19.5%
city:

18.4%

Percentage of people that speak English not well or not at all:
Fern Hill:

14.2%
Tacoma:

4.4%

Percentage of people born in this state:
Here:

51.1%
Tacoma:

51.8%

Percentage of people born in another U.S. state:
Fern Hill:

24.1%
Tacoma:

33.6%

Percentage of native residents but born outside the U.S.:
Here:

3.8%
city:

2.3%

Percentage of foreign born residents:
Here:

21.0%
Tacoma:

12.3%

Educational Attainment in 2019
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Fern Hill
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Fern Hill
  • 221 room
  • 32 rooms
  • 123 rooms
  • 554 rooms
  • 1255 rooms
  • 786 rooms
  • 867 rooms
  • 698 rooms
  • 469+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Fern Hill
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Fern Hill
  • 191 room
  • 342 rooms
  • 703 rooms
  • 534 rooms
  • 1875 rooms
  • 446 rooms
  • 717 rooms
  • 198 rooms
  • 209+ rooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Fern Hill
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Fern Hill
  • 22no bedroom
  • 61 bedroom
  • 672 bedrooms
  • 2193 bedrooms
  • 834 bedrooms
  • 685+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Fern Hill
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Fern Hill
  • 64no bedroom
  • 341 bedroom
  • 1882 bedrooms
  • 1023 bedrooms
  • 254 bedrooms
  • 245+ bedrooms
Average number of cars or other vehicles available in houses/condos:
This neighborhood:

2.2
Tacoma:

2.1

Average number of cars or other vehicles available in apartments:
Here:

1.3
city:

1.4

Percentage of units with a mortgage:
Fern Hill:

53.1%
Tacoma:

76.7%


Housing prices:

  • Average estimated value of detached houses in 2019 (68.4% of all units):
    Fern Hill:

    $199,425
    Tacoma:

    $293,327

  • Average estimated value of townhouses or other attached units in 2019 (3.8% of all units):
    This neighborhood:

    $363,750
    city:

    $467,731

  • Average estimated value of mobile home in 2019 (10.2% of all units):
    Fern Hill:

    $73,318
    Tacoma:

    $159,168

Year house built in Fern Hill
  • Year house built in Fern Hill
  • 102014 or later
  • 552010 to 2013
  • 742000 to 2009
  • 1131990 to 1999
  • 1861980 to 1989
  • 591970 to 1979
  • 1441960 to 1969
  • 2341950 to 1959
  • 551940 to 1949
  • 1491939 or earlier
Owners and renters by unit type

City-data.com crime index for city in 2019 (higher means more crime):
City:

508.2
U.S. average:

211.9

  • Travel time to work (commute)

  • Travel time to work (commute)
  • 10Less than 5 minutes
  • 225 to 9 minutes
  • 7210 to 14 minutes
  • 11615 to 19 minutes
  • 13920 to 24 minutes
  • 2325 to 29 minutes
  • 11630 to 34 minutes
  • 1435 to 39 minutes
  • 2740 to 44 minutes
  • 19145 to 59 minutes
  • 6960 to 89 minutes
  • 3790 or more minutes
  • Means of transportation to work

  • Means of transportation to work
  • 76.0%624Drove a car alone
  • 12.8%105Carpooled
  • 3.4%28Bus
  • 1.7%14Long-distance train or commuter rail
  • 0.4%3Motorcycle
  • 3.3%27Bicycle
  • 5.2%43Walked
  • 5.2%43Other means
  • 3.5%29Worked at home
  • Time leaving home to go to work

  • Time leaving home to go to work
  • 10512:00 a.m. to 4:59 a.m.
  • 345:00 a.m. to 5:29 a.m.
  • 365:30 a.m. to 5:59 a.m.
  • 586:00 a.m. to 6:29 a.m.
  • 656:30 a.m. to 6:59 a.m.
  • 717:00 a.m. to 7:29 a.m.
  • 537:30 a.m. to 7:59 a.m.
  • 538:00 a.m. to 8:29 a.m.
  • 338:30 a.m. to 8:59 a.m.
  • 279:00 a.m. to 9:59 a.m.
  • 310:00 a.m. to 10:59 a.m.
  • 911:00 a.m. to 11:59 a.m.
  • 6012:00 p.m. to 3:59 p.m.
  • 924:00 p.m. to 11:59 p.m.

Occupations of males:

  • Percentage of males in management occupations (except farmers):
    Here:

    9.4%
    city:

    8.5%

  • Percentage of males in computer and mathematical occupations:
    Here:

    5.5%
    city:

    4.0%

  • Percentage of males in life, physical, and social science occupations:
    Here:

    4.4%
    city:

    0.7%

  • Percentage of males in community and social services occupations:
    Here:

    2.0%
    city:

    2.2%

  • Percentage of males in education, training, and library occupations:
    Here:

    5.0%
    city:

    3.5%

  • Percentage of males in healthcare practitioners and technical occupations:
    Here:

    1.2%
    city:

    2.9%

  • Percentage of males in service occupations:
    Here:

    30.9%
    city:

    16.3%

  • Percentage of males in sales and office occupations:
    Here:

    7.7%
    city:

    16.9%

  • Percentage of males in construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations:
    Here:

    4.6%
    city:

    9.2%

  • Percentage of males in production occupations:
    Here:

    9.6%
    city:

    6.1%

  • Percentage of males in transportation occupations:
    Here:

    3.5%
    city:

    6.7%

  • Percentage of males in material moving occupations:
    Here:

    7.1%
    city:

    7.9%


Occupations of females:

  • Percentage of females in management occupations (except farmers):
    Here:

    16.9%
    city:

    8.4%

  • Percentage of females in business and financial operations occupations:
    Here:

    1.7%
    city:

    6.1%

  • Percentage of females in computer and mathematical occupations:
    Here:

    3.2%
    city:

    1.5%

  • Percentage of females in life, physical, and social science occupations:
    Here:

    4.0%
    city:

    1.1%

  • Percentage of females in community and social services occupations:
    Here:

    2.7%
    city:

    3.8%

  • Percentage of females in legal occupations:
    Here:

    1.1%
    city:

    1.3%

  • Percentage of females in education, training, and library occupations:
    Here:

    3.2%
    city:

    8.7%

  • Percentage of females in arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations:
    Here:

    2.2%
    city:

    2.3%

  • Percentage of females in service occupations:
    Here:

    23.4%
    city:

    23.3%

  • Percentage of females in sales and office occupations:
    Here:

    28.0%
    city:

    26.6%

  • Percentage of females in production occupations:
    Here:

    6.6%
    city:

    3.2%

  • Percentage of females in transportation occupations:
    Here:

    9.0%
    city:

    1.7%


Percentage of people 16-64 in Armed Forces:
Fern Hill:

1.0%
Tacoma:

1.2%


Education in this neighborhood (subdivision or community):

  • Percentage of people 3 years and older in K-12 schools:
    Fern Hill:

    24.5%
    Tacoma:

    16.2%

  • Percentage of people 3 years and older in undergraduate colleges:
    Fern Hill:

    4.7%
    Tacoma:

    5.2%

  • Percentage of people 3 years and older in grad. or professional schools:
    Fern Hill:

    1.9%
    Tacoma:

    1.4%

  • Percentage of students K-12 enrolled in private schools:
    Fern Hill:

    60.1%
    Tacoma:

    11.2%

Percentage of population below poverty level:
Fern Hill:

22.4%
Tacoma:

12.6%

Median year owner moved in (as recorded in 2019):
Fern Hill:

2003
Tacoma:

2008

Median year renter moved in (as recorded in 2019):
Fern Hill:

2013
Tacoma:

2018

Percentage of married-couple families with both working:
Fern Hill:

55.3%
Tacoma:

73.1%

Most commonly used house heating fuel
  • 63.7%Electricity
  • 22.5%Utility gas
  • 5.7%Other fuel
  • 2.9%Wood
  • 2.6%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.9%No fuel used

Highways in this neighborhood:

State Rte 7 (Pacific Ave S, State Rte 509)

Length: 0.63 miles
Direction: N-S
Address range: 8600 to 9599

Roads and streets:

S D St

Length: 0.63 miles
Direction: N-S
Address range: 8600 to 9599

S Park Ave

Length: 0.63 miles
Direction: N-S
Address range: 8600 to 9599

Tacoma Ave S

Length: 0.63 miles
Directions: N-S, SE-NW, SW-NE
Address range: 8600 to 9599

S Yakima Ave

Length: 0.62 miles
Direction: N-S
Address range: 8612 to 9599

S 94th St

Length: 0.55 miles
Direction: E-W
Address range: 200 to 749

S 88th St

Length: 0.49 miles
Direction: E-W
Address range: 300 to 799

S 92nd St

Length: 0.46 miles
Direction: E-W
Address range: 400 to 799

96th St S (S 96th St)

Length: 0.46 miles
Direction: E-W
Address range: 238 to 799

S Fawcett Ave

Length: 0.44 miles
Directions: E-W, N-S, SE-NW
Address range: 8600 to 9599

S G St

Length: 0.40 miles
Directions: N-S, SE-NW, SW-NE
Address range: 8618 to 9399

S 86th St

Length: 0.36 miles
Direction: E-W
Address range: 400 to 799

S 90th St

Length: 0.19 miles
Direction: E-W
Address range: 500 to 799

S 96th St

Length: 0.18 miles
Direction: E-W
Address range: 200 to 399

S 91st St

Length: 0.13 miles
Directions: E-W, SE-NW
Address range: 500 to 699

S C St

Length: 0.11 miles
Directions: E-W, N-S, SE-NW, SW-NE
Address range: 8400 to 8864

S 93rd St

Length: 0.09 miles
Direction: E-W
Address range: 750 to 850

86th St S

Length: 0.09 miles
Direction: E-W

S 90th Ct Exn

Length: 0.05 miles
Direction: E-W
Address range: 328 to 356

S C Ct

Length: 0.03 miles
Directions: E-W, N-S, SW-NE
Address range: 8834 to 8870
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