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98498 Zip Code (Lakewood, WA) Detailed Profile




Cities: Lakewood, WA (93.99%), Steilacoom, WA (0.85%)
County: Pierce County, WA
Estimated zip code population in 2019: 29,067
Zip code population in 2010: 27,546
Zip code population in 2000: 28,894

Houses and condos: 12,646
Renter-occupied apartments: 4,682
% of renters here:

41%
State:

37%
March 2019 cost of living index in zip code 98498: 112.3 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)

Land area: 8.5 sq. mi.
Water area: 1.1 sq. mi.
Population density: 3,417 people per square mile 
 
 (average).

Age and Sex of Residents in zip code 98498
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Real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2019:
This zip code:

1.1% ($3,516)
Washington:

0.9% ($3,601)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $3,403 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $3,675 (1.2%)

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Males: 14,324  (49.3%)
Females: 14,742  (50.7%)

For population 25 years and over in 98498:

  • High school or higher: 94.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 28.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 10.7%
  • Unemployed: 3.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 31.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in 98498:

  • Never married: 26.0%
  • Now married: 52.7%
  • Separated: 2.3%
  • Widowed: 6.1%
  • Divorced: 13.0%

Zip code 98498 compared to state average:

  • Black race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Races in zip code 98498 (2019)
    • 17,07562.0%White
    • 2,85810.4%Black
    • 2,5409.2%Hispanic or Latino
    • 2,3628.6%Asian
    • 1,9627.1%Two or more races
    • 4381.6%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander
    • 2320.8%American Indian
    • 790.3%Some other race
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Estimated median house/condo value in 2019: $312,816
98498:

$312,816
Washington:

$387,600



According to our research of Washington and other state lists, there were 29 registered sex offenders living in 98498 zip code as of January 23, 2022.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in zip code 98498 is 966 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this zip code is near the state average.


Median resident age:
This zip code:

40.2 years
Washington median age:

37.9 years
Average household size:
This zip code:

2.5 people
Washington:

2.5 people

Averages for the 2012 tax year for zip code 98498, filed in 2013:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2012: $58,074 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$58,074
State:

$69,533

Salary/wage: $45,589 (reported on 79.7% of returns)
Here:

$45,589
State:

$57,267
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 74.6% for AGIs below $25k, 76.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 68.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 66.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 66.9% for AGIs $100k-200k, 32.8% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $2,203 (reported on 35.0% of returns)
This zip code:

$2,203
Washington:

$1,816
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.3% for AGIs below $25k, 0.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.1% for AGIs $100k-200k, 3.1% for AGIs over 200k)

Ordinary dividends: $6,690 (reported on 19.6% of returns)
Here:

$6,690
State:

$8,163
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.4% for AGIs below $25k, 0.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.0% for AGIs $100k-200k, 5.7% for AGIs over 200k)

Net capital gain/loss in AGI: +$20,258 (reported on 15.3% of returns)
Here:

+$20,258
State:

+$21,568
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.5% for AGIs $100k-200k, 24.9% for AGIs over 200k)

Profit/loss from business: +$14,654 (reported on 9.7% of returns)
Here:

+$14,654
State:

+$16,521
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 4.1% for AGIs below $25k, 2.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.5% for AGIs $100k-200k, 4.0% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxable individual retirement arrangement distribution: $16,161 (reported on 11.3% of returns)
98498:

$16,161
Washington:

$18,648
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.4% for AGIs below $25k, 1.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 3.6% for AGIs $75k-100k, 3.3% for AGIs $100k-200k, 4.7% for AGIs over 200k)

Self-employment retirement plans: $16,840 (reported on 0.4% of returns)
98498:

$16,840
Washington:

$20,087

Total itemized deductions: $22,154 (21% of AGI, reported on 32.0% of returns)
Here:

$22,154
State:

$23,872

Here:

21.1% of AGI
State:

18.2% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 10.6% for AGIs below $25k, 9.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 13.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 13.6% for AGIs $75k-100k, 13.2% for AGIs $100k-200k, 11.2% for AGIs over 200k)

Charity contributions: $4,456 (reported on 26.5% of returns)
Here:

$4,456
State:

$4,465
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.9% for AGIs below $25k, 1.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.4% for AGIs $100k-200k, 3.2% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxes paid: $6,211 (reported on 31.6% of returns)
98498:

$6,211
State:

$6,400
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.3% for AGIs below $25k, 2.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 3.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 3.6% for AGIs $75k-100k, 3.9% for AGIs $100k-200k, 3.4% for AGIs over 200k)

Earned income credit: $2,138 (reported on 16.7% of returns)
Here:

$2,138
State:

$2,073
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 5.8% for AGIs below $25k, 1.0% for AGIs $25k-50k)

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2012 taxes: 44.0%
Here:

44%
State:

43%
(% for various income ranges: 37.8% for AGIs below $25k, 42.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 48.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 47.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 51.4% for AGIs $100k-200k, 76.7% for AGIs over 200k)

Averages for the 2004 tax year for zip code 98498, filed in 2005:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2004: $48,834 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$48,834
State:

$54,331

Salary/wage: $39,421 (reported on 80.3% of returns)
Here:

$39,421
State:

$45,761
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 113.7% for AGIs below $10k, 72.3% for AGIs $10k-25k, 76.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 70.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 69.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 49.8% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $2,438 (reported on 45.2% of returns)
This zip code:

$2,438
Washington:

$2,110
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 7.0% for AGIs below $10k, 2.4% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 3.4% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable dividends: $5,566 (reported on 25.7% of returns)
Here:

$5,566
State:

$5,879
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 4.2% for AGIs below $10k, 1.6% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 5.5% for AGIs over 100k)

Net capital gain/loss: +$15,534 (reported on 20.8% of returns)
Here:

+$15,534
State:

+$15,835
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.2% for AGIs below $10k, 0.1% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 16.9% for AGIs over 100k)

Profit/loss from business: +$12,428 (reported on 10.5% of returns)
Here:

+$12,428
State:

+$13,994
(% of AGI for various income ranges: -2.6% for AGIs below $10k, 3.1% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.6% for AGIs $75k-100k, 3.6% for AGIs over 100k)

IRA payment deduction: $2,847 (reported on 2.4% of returns)
98498:

$2,847
Washington:

$3,001
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.4% for AGIs below $10k, 0.2% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.1% for AGIs over 100k)

Self-employed pension: $12,456 (reported on 0.7% of returns)
Here:

$12,456
Washington:

$14,244
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.0% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.4% for AGIs over 100k)

Total itemized deductions: $18,730 (22% of AGI, reported on 34.0% of returns)
Here:

$18,730
State:

$19,669

Here:

22.0% of AGI
State:

20.7% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 15.7% for AGIs below $10k, 8.6% for AGIs $10k-25k, 12.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 15.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 15.6% for AGIs $75k-100k, 12.1% for AGIs over 100k)

Charity contributions deductions: $3,985 (4% of AGI, reported on 30.0% of returns)
Here:

$3,985
State:

$3,569

Here:

4.4% of AGI
State:

3.5% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.9% for AGIs below $10k, 0.9% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.6% for AGIs $75k-100k, 3.4% for AGIs over 100k)

Total tax: $7,318 (reported on 76.6% of returns)
98498:

$7,318
State:

$9,065
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.3% for AGIs below $10k, 3.9% for AGIs $10k-25k, 6.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 9.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 10.6% for AGIs $75k-100k, 17.8% for AGIs over 100k)

Earned income credit: $1,614 (reported on 13.5% of returns)
Here:

$1,614
State:

$1,607

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2004 taxes: 53.4%
Here:

53%
State:

49%
(% for various income ranges: 48.2% for AGIs below $10k, 55.7% for AGIs $10k-25k, 52.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 53.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 53.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 62.4% for AGIs over 100k)

Estimated median household income in 2019:
This zip code:

$70,269
Washington:

$78,687
Lakewood, WA (98498) map Nearest zip codes: 98430, 98467, 98439, 98499, 98433, 98438.
Steilacoom Zip Code Map

Percentage of family households:
This zip code:

44.0%
Washington:

47.0%
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This zip code:

6.2%
Washington:

49.4%
No gay or lesbian households reported

Household received Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 810
Household did not receive Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 10,702


Women who had a birth in the past 12 months: 442 (391 now married, 54 unmarried)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months: 6,013 (3,021 now married, 2,975 unmarried)


Housing units in zip code 98498 with a mortgage: 4,289 (182 second mortgage, 278 home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 2,489

Median monthly owner costs for units with a mortgage: $1,829
Median monthly owner costs for units without a mortgage: $638

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2019:
This zip code:

8.1%
Whole state:

9.8%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2019:
This zip code:

4.1%
Whole state:

5.2%
Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.7
State:

6.4
Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.0
State:

4.0
  • Notable locations in this zip code not listed on our city pages

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  • Notable locations in zip code 98498: Tacoma Country Club (A), Chambers Creek Rearing Pond (B), Oakbrook Golf and Country Club (C), Tillicum Siding (D), Fort Steilacoom Golf Course (E), Fort Lewis - McChord Fire and Emergency Services Station 107 (F), Georgian House Nursing Home (G), Pierce County Fire District 2 Lakewood Fire Department Station 2 - 3 (H), Pierce County Fire District 2 Lakewood Fire Department Station 2 - 2 (I), Pierce County Fire District 2 Lakewood Fire Department Station 2 - 4 (J), McNeil Island Fire Department (K). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Shopping Center: Thunderbird Shopping Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

    Churches in zip code 98498 include: Mount Sinai Baptist Church (A), Saint John Bosco Church (B), Templo Bautista De Lakewood (C), The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (D), Word of Life Church of God (E), Christ Lutheran Church (F), Korean Full Gospel Tacoma Church (G), Lakewood Baptist Church (H), Lakewood Baptist Temple (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Lakes and reservoirs: Lost Lake (A), Lake Louise (B), Boyles Lake (C), Carp Lake (D), Waughop Lake (E), Steilacoom Lake (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Creeks: Clover Creek (A), Steilacoom Creek (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Parks in zip code 98498 include: American Lake North County Park (1), Fort Steilacoom County Park (2), American Lake South County Park (3), South Tacoma State Game Farm (4), South Tacoma State Game Refuge (5). Display/hide their locations on the map

Year house built
  • Year house built (houses)
  • 4222014 or later
  • 1532010 to 2013
  • 6172000 to 2009
  • 1,5491990 to 1999
  • 1,3821980 to 1989
  • 2,6781970 to 1979
  • 2,5091960 to 1969
  • 2,0531950 to 1959
  • 5421940 to 1949
  • 7261939 or earlier

Zip code 98498 satellite photo by USGS

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Lakewood, WA (98498)
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Lakewood, WA (98498)
  • 39no bedroom
  • 1341 bedroom
  • 7482 bedrooms
  • 3,4113 bedrooms
  • 1,8024 bedrooms
  • 6605+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Lakewood, WA (98498)
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Lakewood, WA (98498)
  • 173no bedroom
  • 1,3561 bedroom
  • 1,9282 bedrooms
  • 8983 bedrooms
  • 2894 bedrooms
  • 435+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Lakewood, WA (98498) in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Lakewood, WA (98498) in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 86no vehicle
  • 1,4861 vehicle
  • 2,6672 vehicles
  • 1,6833 vehicles
  • 6474 vehicles
  • 2365+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Lakewood, WA (98498) in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Lakewood, WA (98498) in renter-occupied apartments
  • 444no vehicle
  • 2,3071 vehicle
  • 1,5422 vehicles
  • 2703 vehicles
  • 794 vehicles
  • 315+ vehicles

  • Zip code 98498 household income distribution in 2019

  • Zip code 98498 household income distribution in 2019
  • 397Less than $10,000
  • 166$10,000 to $14,999
  • 290$15,000 to $19,999
  • 497$20,000 to $24,999
  • 335$25,000 to $29,999
  • 387$30,000 to $34,999
  • 467$35,000 to $39,999
  • 465$40,000 to $44,999
  • 509$45,000 to $49,999
  • 1,170$50,000 to $59,999
  • 1,672$60,000 to $74,999
  • 1,578$75,000 to $99,999
  • 1,350$100,000 to $124,999
  • 877$125,000 to $149,999
  • 707$150,000 to $199,999
  • 644$200,000 or more
  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2019 in zip code 98498

  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2019 in zip code 98498
  • 31Less than $10,000
  • 8$15,000 to $19,999
  • 68$20,000 to $24,999
  • 4$25,000 to $29,999
  • 17$30,000 to $34,999
  • 6$35,000 to $39,999
  • 13$40,000 to $49,999
  • 6$50,000 to $59,999
  • 20$70,000 to $79,999
  • 14$90,000 to $99,999
  • 133$100,000 to $124,999
  • 215$125,000 to $149,999
  • 445$150,000 to $174,999
  • 340$175,000 to $199,999
  • 1,222$200,000 to $249,999
  • 1,208$250,000 to $299,999
  • 1,901$300,000 to $399,999
  • 634$400,000 to $499,999
  • 363$500,000 to $749,999
  • 312$750,000 to $999,999
  • 20$1,000,000 to $1,499,999
  • 44$1,500,000 to $1,999,999
  • 72$2,000,000 or more
  • Rent paid by renters in 2019 in zip code 98498

  • Rent paid by renters in 2019 in zip code 98498
  • 9$150 to $199
  • 16$200 to $249
  • 15$250 to $299
  • 94$400 to $449
  • 73$500 to $549
  • 14$550 to $599
  • 109$600 to $649
  • 115$650 to $699
  • 100$700 to $749
  • 220$750 to $799
  • 463$800 to $899
  • 789$900 to $999
  • 1,153$1,000 to $1,249
  • 835$1,250 to $1,499
  • 439$1,500 to $1,999
  • 116$2,000 to $2,499
  • 19$2,500 to $2,999
  • 126No cash rent

Median gross rent in 2019: $1,219.


Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2019: $326,213.

Estimated median house (or condo) value in 2019 for:

  • White Non-Hispanic householders: $324,636
  • Black or African American householders: $290,863
  • American Indian or Alaska Native householders: $254,347
  • Asian householders: $286,853
  • Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander householders: $326,324
  • Some other race householders: $252,025
  • Two or more races householders: $323,369
  • Hispanic or Latino householders: $302,473

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $312,816
98498:

$312,816
Washington:

$387,600
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $235,790 - $400,960

Mean price in 2019:

Detached houses: $402,088
Here:

$402,088
State:

$510,505

Townhouses or other attached units: $366,573
Here:

$366,573
State:

$453,343

In 2-unit structures: $202,396
Here:

$202,396
State:

$399,900

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $428,362
Here:

$428,362
State:

$365,625

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $296,967
Here:

$296,967
State:

$449,948

Mobile homes: $36,890
Here:

$36,890
State:

$172,568

Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $163,987
Here:

$163,987
State:

$171,326
Owners and renters by unit type in zip code 98498
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 8,189
  • One, attached: 755
  • Two: 305
  • 3 or 4: 682
  • 5 to 9: 1,053
  • 10 to 19: 820
  • 20 to 49: 160
  • 50 or more: 536
  • Mobile homes: 114
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 17

Unemployment: 3.5%

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 98498

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 98498
  • 78.7%10,690Drove a car alone
  • 9.0%1,229Carpooled
  • 3.3%450Bus or trolley bus
  • 0.3%39Streetcar or trolley car
  • 0.9%128Subway or elevated
  • 0.4%55Ferryboat
  • 0.1%17Taxi
  • 0.1%16Motorcycle
  • 0.1%15Bicycle
  • 1.6%220Walked
  • 0.1%10Other means
  • 5.0%682Worked at home
  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 98498

  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 98498
  • 195Less than 5 minutes
  • 6795 to 9 minutes
  • 1,42510 to 14 minutes
  • 2,00815 to 19 minutes
  • 2,19320 to 24 minutes
  • 1,00825 to 29 minutes
  • 1,79630 to 34 minutes
  • 27535 to 39 minutes
  • 87040 to 44 minutes
  • 84345 to 59 minutes
  • 81360 to 89 minutes
  • 78190 or more minutes

Neighborhoods in zip code 98498:

Percentage of zip code residents living and working in this county: 80.5%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 29,067
  • Male householders: 6,450 (1,807 living alone), Female householders: 5,019 (1,527 living alone)
  • 5,684 spouses (5,602 opposite-sex spouses), 776 unmarried partners, (776 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 6,708 children (6,275 natural, 139 adopted, 294 stepchildren), 1,009 grandchildren, 357 brothers or sisters, 426 parents, 48 foster children, 448 other relatives, 1,209 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 974 (-1 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 3,712 2-persons, 1,547 3-persons, 1,319 4-persons, 349 5-persons, 243 6-persons, 153 7-or-more-persons

Size of nonfamily households: 3,330 1-person, 731 2-persons, 28 3-persons, 37 4-persons, 35 7-or-more-persons

3,525 married couples with children.
934 single-parent households (214 men, 720 women).

82.2% of residents of 98498 zip code speak English at home.
5.5% of residents speak Spanish at home (70% very well, 20% well, 8% not well, 1% not at all).
2.2% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (73% very well, 14% well, 2% not well, 12% not at all).
8.6% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (57% very well, 21% well, 21% not well).
1.8% of residents speak other language at home (87% very well, 11% well, 1% not well).

Foreign born population: 4,042 (13.9%)
(75.4% of them are naturalized citizens)
This zip code:

13.9%
Whole state:

14.9%
Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents
  • 15%Honduras
  • 14%Malaysia
  • 12%Japan
  • 10%Ethiopia
  • 7%Thailand
  • 6%France
  • 4%Taiwan
Most common first ancestries reported in 98498
  • 10%German
  • 5%European
  • 5%Irish
  • 5%American
  • 3%English
  • 2%Italian
  • 1%Kenyan
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 9872010 or later
  • 1,1722000 to 2009
  • 4991990 to 1999
  • 2,727Before 1990

Zip code 98498 topographic map

There are 198 Medical Specialists in Zip Code 98498.

Facilities with environmental interests located in this zip code:

  • ANTHONYS SHELL (8305 STEILACOOM BLVD S in TACOMA, WA)
    Conditionally Exempt Small Quantity Generators, less than 100 kg/month of hazardous waste (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    STATE MASTER (Washington State Department of Ecology's Facility/Site identification system) - HAZWASTE-WAD988488847, CESQG, TOXICS-, UNDERGROUND STORAGE TANK PROGRAM, HAZWASTE-WAD988488847, EPCRA
    Business SIC classification: GASOLINE SERVICE STATIONS
    Organizations: EXXON COMPANY USA (CONTACT/ HAZARDOUS WASTE) , CAROLYN JONES (CONTACT/OPERATOR) , BP EXPLORATION OIL INC (CONTACT/OWNER)
    Alternative names: Exxon Co USA 77193, MONTYS EXXON
  • ARROWHEAD CLEANERS (10650 MILITARY RD SW in TACOMA, WA)
    Conditionally Exempt Small Quantity Generators, less than 100 kg/month of hazardous waste (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste)) - notification
    STATE MASTER (Washington State Department of Ecology's Facility/Site identification system) - HAZWASTE-WAD988489027, CESQG
    Business SIC classification: DRYCLEANING PLANTS, EXCEPT RUG CLEANING
    Organizations: OK TUK TEP (CONTACT/OPERATOR) , LAKEWOOD BAPTIST TEMPLE (HAZARDOUS WASTE LAND OWNER)
  • 10020 PACIFIC AVE (10020 PACIFIC AVE in TACOMA, WA)
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    STATE MASTER (Washington State Department of Ecology's Facility/Site identification system) - TOXICS-, UNDERGROUND STORAGE TANK PROGRAM
    Business NAICS classification: LESSORS OF OTHER REAL ESTATE PROPERTY.
    Organizations: WILLIAM YOUNG (CONTACT/OPERATOR)
    Alternative names: ODELLS AUTOMOTIVE
  • ALL ENVIRONMENTAL INC (8222 WASHINGTON BLVD SW in TACOMA, WA)
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
  • CARRAGE CLEANER (8505 STEILACOOM BLVD SW in TACOMA, WA)
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
  • ABLE AUTO WRECKING (103 CRESTWOOD DRIVE SW in TACOMA, WA)
    National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System NON-MAJOR (Tracking pollutant discharge elimination systems) - permit
    Business SIC classification: SCRAP AND WASTE MATERIALS
  • CHAMBERS CREEK FISH HATCHERY (8315 PHILLIPS ROAD SW in TACOMA, WA)
    National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System NON-MAJOR (Tracking pollutant discharge elimination systems) - permit
    Business SIC classification: FISH HATCHERIES AND PRESERVES
    Alternative names: CHAMBERS CREEK HATCHERY
  • AMBASSADOR APARTMENTS (16 N BROADWAY in TACOMA, WA)
    ENFORCEMENT/COMPLIANCE ACTIVITY (Integrated Compliance Information System)
    Business SIC classification: OPERATORS OF APARTMENT BUILDINGS
    Business NAICS classification: RESIDENTIAL PROPERTY MANAGERS.
    Alternative names: AMBASSADOR APTS

Zip code 98498 marital status for males
Zip code 98498 marital status for females

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 0.3%
Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 1.6%

Most commonly used house heating fuel
  • 54.2%Electricity
  • 43.1%Utility gas
  • 1.1%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas

Population in 1990: 28,193. Population change in the 1990s: +701 (+2.5%).

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 11,241
  • Northeast: 1,299
  • Midwest: 3,078
  • South: 2,962
  • West: 5,113

50% of the 98498 zip code residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 59% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 50% lived in Washington.

86% of the 98498 zip code residents lived in the same house 1 year ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 55% moved from this county.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 19% moved from different county within same state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 24% moved from different state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 2% moved from abroad.

Year householders moved into unit in Lakewood, WA (98498)

Private vs. public school enrollment:

Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 248
Here:

10.7%
Washington:

10.3%
Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 135
Here:

13.7%
Washington:

7.1%
Students in private undergraduate colleges: 190
Here:

14.4%
Washington:

15.1%
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Class of Workers in 2019
Occupation by median earnings in the past 12 months
  • Occupation by median earnings in the past 12 months ($)
  • 74,052Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations
  • 73,155Computer and mathematical occupations
  • 69,146Management occupations
  • 64,415Business and financial operations occupations
  • 60,193Architecture and engineering occupations
  • 52,550Life, physical, and social science occupations

Companies with biggest federal contracts located in this zip code:

  • PEASE CONSTRUCTION, INC (3815 100TH STREET S W , SU in LAKEWOOD, WA; small business) : $71,580,261 in 479 contracts from 1999 to 2006
    Contracts for Construction of Structures and Facilities -- Office Buildings, Construction of Structures and Facilities -- Ammunition Facilities, Construction of Structures and Facilities -- Recreational Buildings, Maintenance, Repair or Alteration of Real Property -- Other Industrial Buildings, and more by Army, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers - civil program financing only, Air Force, Navy, and others
    Signed by year: 2000: $5,562,120; 2001: $8,493,524; 2002: $34,011,486; 2003: $1,343,989; 2004: $7,924,411; 2005: $2,094,515; 2006: $5,779,570.

    Biggest contracts:
    $18,514,519 with Army for Construction of Structures and Facilities -- Office Buildings. Signed on 2002-12-27. Completion date: 2004-06-28.
    $9,783,278 with Army for Construction of Structures and Facilities -- Ammunition Facilities. Signed on 2002-02-25. Completion date: 2003-06-02.
    $5,386,891 with Army for Construction of Structures and Facilities -- Recreational Buildings. Signed on 1999-12-23. Completion date: 2001-08-01.
    $4,792,584 with Army for Maintenance, Repair or Alteration of Real Property -- Other Industrial Buildings. Signed on 2001-03-23. Completion date: 2002-03-18.
  • HUGHES GROUP L L C (15107 UNION AVE S W in LAKEWOOD, WA; small business) : $1,225,515 in 8 contracts from 2003 to 2006
    Contracts for Maintenance, Repair and Rebuilding of Equipment -- Automatic Data Processing Equipment (Including Firmware), Software, Supplies and Support Equipment, Other Housekeeping Services, Courier and Messenger Services, Custodial Janitorial Services, and more by Army, Air Force
    Signed by year: 2000: $0; 2001: $0; 2002: $0; 2003: $29,971; 2004: $0; 2005: $661,648; 2006: $533,896.

    Biggest contracts:
    $649,537 with Army for Maintenance, Repair and Rebuilding of Equipment -- Automatic Data Processing Equipment (Including Firmware), Software, Supplies and Support Equipment. Signed on 2005-11-14. Completion date: 2006-10-31.
    $499,988 with Air Force for Other Housekeeping Services. Signed on 2006-04-01. Completion date: 2006-09-30.
    $33,908 with Air Force for Courier and Messenger Services. Taking place in ID. Signed on 2006-05-22. Completion date: 2006-09-30.
    $12,111 with Army for Custodial Janitorial Services. Signed on 2005-12-16. Completion date: 2005-12-23.
  • COOK LUMBER COMPANY INC (7308 NORTH ST SW in LAKEWOOD, WA; small business) : $1,153,490 in 25 contracts from 1999 to 2005
    Contracts for Plywood and Veneer, Lumber and Related Basic Wood Materials by Defense Logistics Agency, Navy
    Signed by year: 2000: $302,106; 2001: $404,850; 2002: $36,521; 2003: $8,118; 2004: $82,965; 2005: $51,949; 2006: $0.

    Biggest contracts:
    $111,600 with Defense Logistics Agency for Plywood and Veneer. Signed on 2001-11-16. Completion date: 2002-01-16.
    $99,996 with Navy for Plywood and Veneer. Signed on 2001-04-25. Completion date: 2001-06-25.
    $80,960 with Navy for Lumber and Related Basic Wood Materials. Signed on 2001-05-16. Completion date: 2001-10-19.
    $80,702 with Navy for Plywood and Veneer. Signed on 1999-10-29. Completion date: 2000-01-07.
  • MAGELSSEN, DAVID J MD (4 LAKESIDE COUNTRY CLUB SW in LAKEWOOD, WA; small business) : $812,800 in 4 contracts from 2003 to 2005
    $280,800 with Army for Gynecology Services. Signed on 2005-05-16. Completion date: 2004-08-31.
    $279,000, same as above. Signed on 2004-06-17. Completion date: 2004-08-31.
    $264,000, same as above. Signed on 2003-06-17. Completion date: 2004-08-31.
    -$11,000, same as above. Signed on 2004-11-05. Completion date: 2004-08-31.
  • PIERCE COLLEGE (9401 FARWEST DR SW in LAKEWOOD, WA) : $801,320 in 54 contracts from 1999 to 2005
    Contracts for Educational Services, Other Education and Training Services, Education Services, Training/Curriculum Development by Army
    Signed by year: 2000: $64,615; 2001: $105,159; 2002: $161,857; 2003: $195,103; 2004: $187,143; 2005: $60,614; 2006: $0.

    Biggest contracts:
    $49,566 with Army for Educational Services. Signed on 2003-04-01. Completion date: 2003-06-30.
    $45,864, same as above. Signed on 2002-03-27. Completion date: 2002-06-30.
    $44,127 with Army for Other Education and Training Services. Signed on 2001-07-18. Completion date: 2001-09-30.
    $41,446 with Army for Educational Services. Signed on 2004-06-25. Completion date: 2004-09-30.
  • LLM TYPING SERVICE (40 THUNDERBIRD PKWY SW AP in LAKEWOOD, WA; small business) : $439,718 in 16 contracts from 1999 to 2005
    Contracts for Transcription Services, Information and Data Broadcasting or Data Distribution Services by Army
    Signed by year: 2000: $144,857; 2001: -$40,000; 2002: $41,600; 2003: $41,600; 2004: $55,956; 2005: $52,705; 2006: $0.

    Biggest contracts:
    $144,857 with Army for Transcription Services. Signed on 2000-11-17. Completion date: 2001-11-30.
    $143,000, same as above. Signed on 1999-11-22. Completion date: 2000-11-30.
    $47,996 with Army for Information and Data Broadcasting or Data Distribution Services. Taking place in CA. Signed on 2004-10-20. Completion date: 2003-09-30.
    $47,996 with Army for Information and Data Broadcasting or Data Distribution Services. Signed on 2005-01-12. Completion date: 2005-09-30.
  • ALLEN, JOHN CHRIS (9715 110TH STREET CT SW in LAKEWOOD, WA; small business) : $229,766 in 5 contracts from 2003 to 2006
    Contracts for Program Management/Support Services by Army
    Signed by year: 2000: $0; 2001: $0; 2002: $0; 2003: $86,400; 2004: $90,240; 2005: $53,028; 2006: $98.

    Biggest contracts:
    $90,240 with Army for Program Management/Support Services. Signed on 2004-08-23. Completion date: 2005-09-21.
    $86,400, same as above. Signed on 2003-09-22. Completion date: 2004-09-21.
    $53,028, same as above. Signed on 2005-08-26. Completion date: 2005-09-21.
    $98, same as above. Signed on 2006-04-24. Completion date: 2006-09-21.
  • CHARLES G CROSSE (8539 ZIRCON DR SW #74 in TACOMA, WA; small business) : $225,375 in 9 contracts from 1999 to 2005
    Contracts for Chaplain Services by Army
    Signed by year: 2000: $51,125; 2001: $0; 2002: $89,300; 2003: $23,550; 2004: $14,375; 2005: -$4,050; 2006: $0.

    Biggest contracts:
    $52,650 with Army for Chaplain Services. Signed on 2002-10-23. Completion date: 2003-09-30.
    $51,125, same as above. Signed on 2000-10-05. Completion date: 2003-09-30.
    $51,075, same as above. Signed on 1999-10-28. Completion date: 2003-09-30.
    $36,800, same as above. Signed on 2002-02-13. Completion date: 2003-09-30.
  • EXPERT MOVING & STORAGE, INC (3305 108TH ST S #101 in LAKEWOOD, WA; small business) : $193,432 in 16 contracts from 2002 to 2005
    Contracts for Warehousing and Storage Services by Army
    Signed by year: 2000: $0; 2001: $0; 2002: $22,641; 2003: $102,484; 2004: $25,693; 2005: $42,614; 2006: $0.

    Biggest contracts:
    $45,636 with Army for Warehousing and Storage Services. Signed on 2003-10-01. Completion date: 2004-03-31.
    $31,709, same as above. Signed on 2005-02-08. Completion date: 2005-01-31.
    $25,693, same as above. Signed on 2004-09-29. Completion date: 2004-07-29.
    $21,914, same as above. Signed on 2003-03-31. Completion date: 2005-01-31.
  • FLESNER, VERNON M (9205 78TH ST SW in TACOMA, WA) : $71,420 in 4 contracts from 2005 to 2006
    $61,035 with Army for Other Education and Training Services. Signed on 2005-06-20. Completion date: 2006-06-26.
    $15,577 with Army for Education Services. Signed on 2006-04-18. Completion date: 2006-08-18.
    $0, same as above. Signed on 2006-05-10. Effective on 2006-05-09. Completion date: 2007-05-14.
    -$5,192, same as above. Signed on 2006-06-19. Effective on 2006-06-14. Completion date: 2006-08-18.

Top industries in this zip code by the number of employees in 2005:

  • Health Care and Social Assistance: General Medical and Surgical Hospitals (over 1000 employees: 1 establishment)
  • Accommodation and Food Services: Limited-Service Restaurants (20-49: 8, 10-19: 4, 5-9: 1, 1-4: 5)
  • Real Estate and Rental and Leasing: Residential Property Managers (100-249: 1, 5-9: 2, 1-4: 5)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance: Ambulance Services (100-249: 1)
  • Accommodation and Food Services: Full-Service Restaurants (20-49: 1, 10-19: 4, 5-9: 2, 1-4: 4)
  • Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation: Golf Courses and Country Clubs (50-99: 1, 20-49: 1, 1-4: 1)
  • Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services: Janitorial Services (50-99: 1, 10-19: 1, 1-4: 5)
  • Construction: Commercial and Institutional Building Construction (50-99: 1, 10-19: 1)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability

People in group quarters in 2010:

  • 794 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals and psychiatric units in other hospitals
  • 94 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 80 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 46 people in hospitals with patients who have no usual home elsewhere
  • 30 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 9 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 2 people in other noninstitutional facilities

People in group quarters in 2000:

  • 981 people in state prisons
  • 213 people in nursing homes
  • 48 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards
  • 25 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 21 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 11 people in halfway houses

Fatal accident statistics in 2014:

  • Fatal accident count: 1
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 1
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 0
  • Fatalities: 1
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 2
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0

Fatal accident statistics in 2012:

  • Fatal accident count: 1
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 2
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 0
  • Fatalities: 1
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 3
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 5 full and 8 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED257$234,208130$230,0771,219$212,39756$123,2737$1,768,06176$152,1781$142,720
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED18$194,75212$223,085134$230,80614$46,7500$04$141,1080$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED38$219,18141$218,899384$236,23729$86,4811$213,18036$167,8894$144,580
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN24$212,87820$251,566316$237,07826$166,5410$020$148,1623$140,440
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS3$209,2374$514,278104$223,5111$479,0200$06$210,3300$0
Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 5 full and 8 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED13$250,00127$253,970
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$299,90010$278,382
APPLICATIONS DENIED2$354,22011$274,608
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN3$197,9804$281,860
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$01$284,000
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in zip code 98498
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in zip code 98498 - Value

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 66. The highest number of fire incidents - 88 took place in 2002, and the least - 16 in 2016. The data has a dropping trend.
    Fire incident types in Zip Code 98498 When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (47.4%), and Structure Fires (38.4%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Zip Code 98498
    • 52947.4%Outside Fires
    • 42938.4%Structure Fires
    • 1079.6%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 524.7%Other

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for zip code 98498, Washington

Most common first names in zip code 98498 among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John16073.2 years
Robert13370.7 years
James12171.1 years
William11671.2 years
Mary9875.5 years
George7572.7 years
Richard6268.0 years
Helen6178.2 years
Charles5873.7 years
Joseph5573.3 years
Most common last names in zip code 98498 among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson5873.9 years
Smith4875.8 years
Anderson3978.3 years
Miller3472.3 years
Jones3271.3 years
Brown3073.0 years
Williams3070.4 years
Wilson2675.7 years
Davis2468.9 years
Nelson2378.8 years
Businesses in zip code 98498
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven2McDonald's2
Ace Hardware1Pizza Hut2
Albertsons1Starbucks2
AutoZone1Subway3
Blockbuster1Taco Bell1
H&R Block2U-Haul1
Jack In The Box1UPS1
KFC2Walgreens1
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