ZIP Code 98499 - Lakewood Washington

ZIP Code 98499 is located in Lakewood Washington. 98499 is entirely within Pierce County. Regionally, it is located in Metro Seattle-Tacoma.

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ZIP Code 98499 Quick Stats

ZIP Code NameLakewood
Primary CountyPierce County
ZIP Code TypeStandard
Population (2022)34,207
Area Code(s)253
Current Time
PST

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98499 Demographics

98499 can be classified socioeconomically as Lower Middle Class class compared to other ZIP Codes in Washington based on Median Household Income and Average Adjusted Gross Income. The majority race/ethnicity residing in 98499 is White. The majority race/ethnicity attending public schools in 98499 is Hispanic. The current unemployment level in 98499 is 5.5%.

Population34,207
Population Growth Rate10.81%
Population Density3,687 People per Square Mile
Total Households12,861
Percentage High Income Households2.3%
Median Houshold Income (2021)$55,053
Average Adjusted Gross Income (2020)$59,980
Current Unemployment Rate (February 2024)5.5%
Majority Race/EthnictyWhite - 50.71%
Public School Majority Race/EthnictyHispanic - 44.13%

98499 Race/Ethnicty Breakdown

Race/EthnictyTotalPercentage
White16,73048.37%
Black5,66916.39%
Hispanic6,96320.13%
Asian3,1479.1%
Native American4811.39%
Hawaiian/Pac. Islander1,6014.63%

98499 Public School Race/Ethnicty Breakdown

Race/EthnictyTotalPercentage
White97720.78%
Black65713.98%
Hispanic2,40851.22%
Asian2214.7%
Native American240.51%
Hawaiian/Pac. Islander4148.81%

98499 Educational Attainment Levels

Highest Education Level AttainedTotalPercentage
Less Than 1 Year of College1,92611.52%
Bachelor Degree2,42114.48%
High School Diploma4,29225.67%
No High School Diploma8375.01%
GED or Alternate1,1426.83%
1 or More Years of College3,46720.73%
Associates Degree1,6209.69%
Masters Degree6954.16%
Professional Degree2051.23%
Doctorate Degree1160.69%

98499 Geography

Coordinates47.16553116,-122.50613403
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Cities/Towns in 98499
RegionMetro Seattle-Tacoma
Metropolitan/Micropolitan Stat AreaSeattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA
Time ZonePacific Standard Time
IANA TimezoneAmerica/Los_Angeles
Area9 Square Miles

98499 Politics

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98499 Weather and Climate Data

Plant Hardiness ZoneZone 8b: 15F to 20F
Average First Frost DateNovember 1 - 10
Average Last Frost DateApril 1 - 10
Koppen-Geiger Climate ZoneCsb - Warm-Summer Mediterranean Climate
Ecoregion2g - Southern Puget Prairies

98499 Annual Climate Data

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnual
Avg Min Temp (°F)34353740454953534943383442
Avg Max Temp (°F)45505459657076767161514660
Avg Precip (In.)5.484.54.0731.891.61.921.241.893.416.016.1140.13

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