Lakewood City & Joint Base Lewis-McChord PUMA, WA

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2019 Population
118,971
1.02% 1-year growth
US Senator
Patty Murray
Democratic Party
US Senator
Maria Cantwell
Democratic Party
2019 Median Age
30.8
0.326% 1-year increase
2019 Poverty Rate
13.3%
4.68% 1-year decrease
2019 Median Household Income
$58,949
5.65% 1-year growth
2019 Median Property Value
$307,400
8.66% 1-year growth
2019 Employed Population
55,002
3.82% 1-year growth

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In 2019, Lakewood City & Joint Base Lewis-McChord PUMA, WA had a population of 119k people with a median age of 30.8 and a median household income of $58,949. Between 2018 and 2019 the population of Lakewood City & Joint Base Lewis-McChord PUMA, WA grew from 117,774 to 118,971, a 1.02% increase and its median household income grew from $55,798 to $58,949, a 5.65% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Lakewood City & Joint Base Lewis-McChord PUMA, WA are White (Non-Hispanic) (53.7%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (11.4%), White (Hispanic) (8.62%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (8.46%), and Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (7.95%). 19.5% of the households in Lakewood City & Joint Base Lewis-McChord PUMA, WA speak a non-English language at home as their primary language, and 95.5% of the residents in Lakewood City & Joint Base Lewis-McChord PUMA, WA are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Pierce County (West Central)--Lakewood City & Joint Base Lewis-McChord PUMA, WA are Clover Park Technical College (1,929 degrees awarded in 2019) and Pierce College-Fort Steilacoom (1,636 degrees).

In 2019, the median property value in Lakewood City & Joint Base Lewis-McChord PUMA, WA was $307,400, and the homeownership rate was 43.7%. Most people in Lakewood City & Joint Base Lewis-McChord PUMA, WA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 24.1 minutes. The average car ownership in Lakewood City & Joint Base Lewis-McChord PUMA, WA was 2 cars per household.

COVID-19

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industry Sector

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8.45%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between May 2020 and May 2021

As of May 2021, there are 145M people employed in Washington. This represents a 8.45% increase in employment when compared to May 2020.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Washington.

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Community Mobility

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Diversity

Lakewood City & Joint Base Lewis-McChord PUMA, WA is home to a population of 119k people, from which 95.5% are citizens. As of 2019, 22.1% of Lakewood City & Joint Base Lewis-McChord PUMA, WA residents were born outside of the country (26.3k people).

In 2019, there were 4.7 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (63.9k people) in Lakewood City & Joint Base Lewis-McChord PUMA, WA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 13.6k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 10.3k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The most common foreign languages spoken in Lakewood City & Joint Base Lewis-McChord PUMA, WA are Spanish (8,760 speakers), Korean (2,591 speakers), and Tagalog (Incl. Filipino) (2,495 speakers).

Race and Ethnicity

Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Lakewood City & Joint Base Lewis-McChord PUMA, WA
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    63.9k ± 1.38k
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    13.6k ± 1.01k
  3. White (Hispanic)
    10.3k ± 1.04k
15.2%
Hispanic Population
18.1k people

In 2019, there were 4.7 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (63.9k people) in Lakewood City & Joint Base Lewis-McChord PUMA, WA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 13.6k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 10.3k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

15.2% of the people in Lakewood City & Joint Base Lewis-McChord PUMA, WA are hispanic (18.1k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Lakewood City & Joint Base Lewis-McChord PUMA, WA as a share of the total population.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages
  1. Spanish
    8,760 speakers (8.04%)
  2. Korean
    2,591 speakers (2.38%)
  3. Tagalog (Incl. Filipino)
    2,495 speakers (2.29%)

19.5% of Lakewood City & Joint Base Lewis-McChord PUMA, WA citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is lower than the national average of 22%.

In 2019, the most common non-English language spoken in Lakewood City & Joint Base Lewis-McChord PUMA, WA was Spanish. 8.04% of the overall population of Lakewood City & Joint Base Lewis-McChord PUMA, WA are native Spanish speakers. 2.38% speak Korean and 2.29% speak Tagalog (Incl. Filipino), the next two most common languages.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

22.1%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
26.3k people
12.9%
2018 Foreign-Born Population
15.2k people

As of 2019, 22.1% of Lakewood City & Joint Base Lewis-McChord PUMA, WA residents (26.3k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 34%. In 2018, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Lakewood City & Joint Base Lewis-McChord PUMA, WA was 12.9%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Age by Nativity

29
Median Native-Born Age
± 0.4
44
Median Foreign-Born Age
± 2.6

In 2019, the median age of all people in Lakewood City & Joint Base Lewis-McChord PUMA, WA was 30.8. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 29, were generally younger than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 44. But people in Lakewood City & Joint Base Lewis-McChord PUMA, WA are getting getting older. In 2018, the average age of all Lakewood City & Joint Base Lewis-McChord PUMA, WA residents was 31.

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    3,053 ± 1,339 people
  2. Korea
    2,756 ± 1,274 people
  3. Philippines
    2,129 ± 1,123 people

In 2019, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Lakewood City & Joint Base Lewis-McChord PUMA, WA was Mexico, the natal country of 3,053 Lakewood City & Joint Base Lewis-McChord PUMA, WA residents, followed by Korea with 2,756 and Philippines with 2,129.

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Citizenship

95.5%
2019 Citizenship
95.1%
2018 Citizenship

As of 2019, 95.5% of Lakewood City & Joint Base Lewis-McChord PUMA, WA residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.4%. In 2018, the percentage of US citizens in Lakewood City & Joint Base Lewis-McChord PUMA, WA was 95.1%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Gulf War (2001-)
    7,063 ± 702
  2. Vietnam
    3,837 ± 373
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    2,320 ± 299

Lakewood City & Joint Base Lewis-McChord PUMA, WA has a large population of military personnel who served in Gulf War (2001-), 1.84 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

Median household income in Lakewood City & Joint Base Lewis-McChord PUMA, WA is $58,949. In 2019, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income in Lakewood City & Joint Base Lewis-McChord PUMA, WA was Sammamish, Issaquah, Mercer Island & Newcastle Cities PUMA, WA with a value of $150,669, followed by Snoqualmie City, Cottage Lake, Union Hill & Novelty Hill PUMA, WA and Redmond, Kirkland Cities, Inglewood & Finn Hill PUMA, WA, with respective values of $144,935 and $133,649.

Males in Lakewood City & Joint Base Lewis-McChord PUMA, WA have an average income that is 1.19 times higher than the average income of females, which is $45,738. The income inequality in Lakewood City & Joint Base Lewis-McChord PUMA, WA (measured using the Gini index) is 0.409, which is lower than than the national average.

The economy of Lakewood City & Joint Base Lewis-McChord PUMA, WA employs 55k people. The largest industries in Lakewood City & Joint Base Lewis-McChord PUMA, WA are U. S. Army (9,882 people), Restaurants & Food Services (2,976 people), and National security & international affairs (2,919 people), and the highest paying industries are Securities, commodities, funds, trusts & other financial investments ($157,585), Electric power generation, transmission & distribution ($93,944), and Administration of economic programs & space research ($88,584).

Wages

Median Household Income

$58,949
2019 value
± $2,796
5.65%
1 Year Growth
± 5.22%

Households in Lakewood City & Joint Base Lewis-McChord PUMA, WA have a median annual income of $58,949, which is less than the median annual income of $65,712 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $55,798 in 2018, which represents a 5.65% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

$54,555
Average Male Salary in Lakewood City & Joint Base Lewis-McChord PUMA, WA
± $7,728
$45,738
Average Female Salary in Lakewood City & Joint Base Lewis-McChord PUMA, WA
± $5,503

In 2019, full-time male employees in Lakewood City & Joint Base Lewis-McChord PUMA, WA made 1.19 times more than female employees.

This chart shows the gender-based wage disparity in the 5 most common occupations in Lakewood City & Joint Base Lewis-McChord PUMA, WA by number of full-time employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity in Lakewood City & Joint Base Lewis-McChord PUMA, WA
  1. White
    $49,754 ± $6,247
  2. Two or More Races
    $43,104 ± $22,301
  3. Asian
    $42,503 ± $15,376

In 2019 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Lakewood City & Joint Base Lewis-McChord PUMA, WA workers was White. These workers were paid 1.15 times more than Two or More Races workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity in Lakewood City & Joint Base Lewis-McChord PUMA, WA.

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Wage Distribution

0.409
2019 Wage GINI in Lakewood City & Joint Base Lewis-McChord PUMA, WA
0.404
2018 Wage GINI in Lakewood City & Joint Base Lewis-McChord PUMA, WA

In 2019, the income inequality in Lakewood City & Joint Base Lewis-McChord PUMA, WA was 0.409 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 1.09% growth from 2018 to 2019, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even. The GINI for Lakewood City & Joint Base Lewis-McChord PUMA, WA was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Lakewood City & Joint Base Lewis-McChord PUMA, WA in comparison to the national average.

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Income by Location

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In 2019, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Lakewood City & Joint Base Lewis-McChord PUMA, WA was Sammamish, Issaquah, Mercer Island & Newcastle Cities PUMA, WA with a value of $150,669, followed by Snoqualmie City, Cottage Lake, Union Hill & Novelty Hill PUMA, WA and Redmond, Kirkland Cities, Inglewood & Finn Hill PUMA, WA, with respective values of $144,935 and $133,649.

The following map shows all of the PUMAs in Lakewood City & Joint Base Lewis-McChord PUMA, WA colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 25 - 34
Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

13.3% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Lakewood City & Joint Base Lewis-McChord PUMA, WA (14.9k out of 112k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.3%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Males 25 - 34 and then Males 6 - 11.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty
  1. White
    8,363 ± 661
  2. Hispanic
    3,908 ± 469
  3. Black
    1,918 ± 386

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Lakewood City & Joint Base Lewis-McChord PUMA, WA is White, followed by Hispanic and Black.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

55k
2019 Value
3.82%
1 Year growth
± 3.82%

From 2018 to 2019, employment in Lakewood City & Joint Base Lewis-McChord PUMA, WA grew at a rate of 3.82%, from 53k employees to 55k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Lakewood City & Joint Base Lewis-McChord PUMA, WA, are Military, rank not specified (2,581 people), Military enlisted tactical operations & air/weapons specialists & crew members (2,032 people), and Driver/sales workers & truck drivers (1,223 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Lakewood City & Joint Base Lewis-McChord PUMA, WA.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Lakewood City & Joint Base Lewis-McChord PUMA, WA, by number of employees, are Military, rank not specified (2,581 people), Military enlisted tactical operations & air/weapons specialists & crew members (2,032 people), and Driver/sales workers & truck drivers (1,223 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other PUMAs, Lakewood City & Joint Base Lewis-McChord PUMA, WA has an unusually high number of residents working as Military officer special & tactical operations leaders (33.1 times higher than expected), Military enlisted tactical operations & air/weapons specialists & crew members (32.2 times), and Military, rank not specified (28.5 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Lakewood City & Joint Base Lewis-McChord PUMA, WA, by average salary, are Physicians ($176,182), Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers ($151,799), and Chief executives & legislators ($118,543).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

55k
2019 Value
3.82%
1 Year growth
± 3.82%

From 2018 to 2019, employment in Lakewood City & Joint Base Lewis-McChord PUMA, WA grew at a rate of 3.82%, from 53k employees to 55k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Lakewood City & Joint Base Lewis-McChord PUMA, WA, are U. S. Army (9,882 people), Restaurants & Food Services (2,976 people), and National security & international affairs (2,919 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Lakewood City & Joint Base Lewis-McChord PUMA, WA, though some of these residents may live in Lakewood City & Joint Base Lewis-McChord PUMA, WA and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Most Common

The most common industries in Lakewood City & Joint Base Lewis-McChord PUMA, WA, by number of employees, are U. S. Army (9,882 people), Restaurants & Food Services (2,976 people), and National security & international affairs (2,919 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other PUMAs, Lakewood City & Joint Base Lewis-McChord PUMA, WA has an unusually high number of U. S. Army (73.7 times higher than expected), U. S. Armed Forces: Branch Not Specified (27.9 times), and U. S. Air Force (11.5 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Lakewood City & Joint Base Lewis-McChord PUMA, WA, by average salary, are Securities, commodities, funds, trusts & other financial investments ($157,585), Electric power generation, transmission & distribution ($93,944), and Administration of economic programs & space research ($88,584).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Washington to other states, or from other states to Washington.
Top Domestic Production in Dollars
  1. $79.3B
  2. $39.1B
  3. $32.9B

In 2018, the top outbound Washington product (by dollars) was Transport equip. with $79.3B, followed by Mixed freight ($39.1B) and Electronics ($32.9B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound Washington products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$443B
2018 Value in Washington
$972B
Projected 2045 Value in Washington
120% growth

In 2018, total outbound Washington trade was $443B. This is expected to increase 120% to $972B by 2045.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Washington trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Washington to other states, or from other states to Washington.
Most Common Trade Partners
  1. $31.9B
  2. $19.7B
  3. $10.9B

In 2018, the top outbound Washington domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Oregon with $31.9B, followed by California with $19.7B and Illinois and $10.9B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Washington shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Civics

In the 2016 presidential election, the popular vote in Washington went to Hillary Rodham Clinton with 52.5% of the vote. The runner-up was Donald J. Trump (36.8%), followed by Gary Johnson (4.85%). The most partisan county was King County, WA with 71.9% of the vote going to Hillary Rodham Clinton running for the Democratic Party.

Patty Murray and Maria Cantwell are the senators currently representing the state of Washington. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Washington is currently represented by 10 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

Presidential Popular Vote by County

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Hillary Rodham Clinton
Popular Vote for Washington
52.5% for the Democratic Party
Most Partisan Counties in Washington
  1. 71.9% for Hillary Rodham Clinton (Democratic Party)
  2. 71.9% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)
  3. 68.6% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)

In the 2016 presidential election, the most partisan county in Washington was King County, WA with 71.9% of the vote going to Hillary Rodham Clinton running for the Democratic Party.

The following map shows the counties in Washington colored by their party leaning.

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US Senators from Washington

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Patty Murray
Senator from Washington3
Assumed office on January 3, 1993
Maria Cantwell
Senator from Washington1
Assumed office on January 3, 2001

Patty Murray and Maria Cantwell are the senators currently representing Washington.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

The following chart shows elected senators in Washington over time, excluding special elections, colored by their political party.

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US Representatives from Washington

Washington is currently represented by 10 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Washington have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Education

In 2019, universities in Pierce County (West Central)--Lakewood City & Joint Base Lewis-McChord PUMA, WA awarded 3,565 degrees. The student population of Pierce County (West Central)--Lakewood City & Joint Base Lewis-McChord PUMA, WA is skewed towards women, with 3,566 male students and 6,602 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Pierce County (West Central)--Lakewood City & Joint Base Lewis-McChord PUMA, WA are White (1,741 and 51%), followed by Two or More Races (403 and 11.8%), Hispanic or Latino (345 and 10.1%), and Black or African American (343 and 10%).

The largest universities in Pierce County (West Central)--Lakewood City & Joint Base Lewis-McChord PUMA, WA by number of degrees awarded are Clover Park Technical College (1,929 and 54.1%) and Pierce College-Fort Steilacoom (1,636 and 45.9%).

The most popular majors in Pierce County (West Central)--Lakewood City & Joint Base Lewis-McChord PUMA, WA are Liberal Arts & Sciences (906 and 25.4%), Computer & Information Systems Security (391 and 11%), and Automobile Mechanics Technology (144 and 4.04%).

The median tuition costs in Pierce County (West Central)--Lakewood City & Joint Base Lewis-McChord PUMA, WA are $N/A for private four year colleges, and $4,338 and $4,559 respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 906 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 80 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 53 degree-majorss awarded

In 2018, the most common concentation for Associates Degree recipients in Pierce County (West Central)--Lakewood City & Joint Base Lewis-McChord PUMA, WA was Liberal Arts & Sciences with 906 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Associates Degree from schools in Pierce County (West Central)--Lakewood City & Joint Base Lewis-McChord PUMA, WA according to their major.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 1,929 degrees awarded
  2. 1,636 degrees awarded
$4,338
Median In-State Public
$N/A
Median Private

In 2019, the Pierce County (West Central)--Lakewood City & Joint Base Lewis-McChord PUMA, WA institution with the largest number of graduating students was Clover Park Technical College with 1,929 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

1,760
Degrees Awarded to Men
1,805
Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2019, 1,760 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Pierce County (West Central)--Lakewood City & Joint Base Lewis-McChord PUMA, WA, which is 0.975 times less than the 1,805 female students who received degrees in the same year.

This chart displays the gender disparity between the institutions in Pierce County (West Central)--Lakewood City & Joint Base Lewis-McChord PUMA, WA by degrees awarded.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    1,741 degrees awarded
  2. Two or More Races
    403 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    345 degrees awarded

In 2019 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions in Pierce County (West Central)--Lakewood City & Joint Base Lewis-McChord PUMA, WA was White students. These 1,741 degrees mean that there were 4.32 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Two or More Races, with 403 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Lakewood City & Joint Base Lewis-McChord PUMA, WA was $307,400 in 2019, which is 1.28 times larger than the national average of $240,500. Between 2018 and 2019 the median property value increased from $282,900 to $307,400, a 8.66% increase. The homeownership rate in Lakewood City & Joint Base Lewis-McChord PUMA, WA is 43.7%, which is lower than the national average of 64.1%. People in Lakewood City & Joint Base Lewis-McChord PUMA, WA have an average commute time of 24.1 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Lakewood City & Joint Base Lewis-McChord PUMA, WA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$307,400
2019 Median
± $6,596
$282,900
2018 Median
± $5,631

In 2019, the median property value in Lakewood City & Joint Base Lewis-McChord PUMA, WA grew to to $307,400 from the previous year's value of $282,900.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Lakewood City & Joint Base Lewis-McChord PUMA, WA compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies and, second, owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property value buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Lakewood City & Joint Base Lewis-McChord PUMA, WA the largest share of households have a property value in the $300k - $400k range.

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Household Income

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$58,949
Median Household Income
± $2,796
43.6k
Number of Households
± 1,440

In 2019, the median household income of the 43.6k households in Lakewood City & Joint Base Lewis-McChord PUMA, WA grew to $58,949 from the previous year's value of $55,798.

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Property Taxes

$3k+
Average Range

This chart shows the households in Lakewood City & Joint Base Lewis-McChord PUMA, WA distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Lakewood City & Joint Base Lewis-McChord PUMA, WA the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

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Rent vs Own

43.7%
2019 Homeownership
43.5%
2018 Homeownership

In 2019, 43.7% of the housing units in Lakewood City & Joint Base Lewis-McChord PUMA, WA were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 43.5%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is lower than the national average of 64.1%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Lakewood City & Joint Base Lewis-McChord PUMA, WA compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Commute Time

24.1 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Lakewood City & Joint Base Lewis-McChord PUMA, WA have a shorter commute time (24.1 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.5 minutes). Additionally, 4.05% of the workforce in Lakewood City & Joint Base Lewis-McChord PUMA, WA have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

The chart below shows how the median household income in Lakewood City & Joint Base Lewis-McChord PUMA, WA compares to that of it's neighboring and parent geographies.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2019
  1. Drove Alone (76.1%)
  2. Carpooled (10.3%)
  3. Walked (4.91%)

In 2019, 76.1% of workers in Lakewood City & Joint Base Lewis-McChord PUMA, WA drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (10.3%) and those who walked to work (4.91%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Lakewood City & Joint Base Lewis-McChord PUMA, WA distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Lakewood City & Joint Base Lewis-McChord PUMA, WA have 2 cars, followed by 1 car.

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Health

93.8% of the population of Lakewood City & Joint Base Lewis-McChord PUMA, WA has health coverage, with 32.4% on employee plans, 16.9% on Medicaid, 6.71% on Medicare, 20.1% on non-group plans, and 17.6% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in Washington was $7,913 in 2014. This is a 4% increase from the previous year ($7,609).

Primary care physicians in Washington see 1184 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.0845% increase from the previous year (1183 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1198 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 251 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Wahkiakum County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (14.8%). Additionally, Pend Oreille County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (41.6%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,184 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Washington

Primary care physicians in Washington see an average of 1,184 patients per year. This represents a 0.0845% increase from the previous year (1,183 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Washington in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Behavioral Health Conditions

Data only available at the state level.
State with the Highest Prevalence
  1. 8.26% of the population affected
  2. 8.13% of the population affected
  3. 7.98% of the population affected

In 2016, West Virginia had the highest prevalence of adults with major depressive episode, with 8.26% of the population affected. The second highest is Arkansas (8.13%), followed by New Hampshire (7.98%).

The following map shows the percent of individuals with major depressive episode by state over multiple years.

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Access and Quality

Data only available at state level.
Most prevalent states
  1. 19.2% of adults
  2. 17.9% of adults
  3. 17.6% of adults

In 2016, Mississippi had the highest prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost, at 19.2%. It is followed by Texas (17.9%) and Louisiana (17.6%).

The following map shows the prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost by state over multiple years.

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Health Care Spending

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$7,913
Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care in Washington
$4,328
Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care
$5,851
Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care
$8,997
Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in Washington (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 4%, from $7,609 to $7,913.

The following chart shows how this spending changed over time in comparison to Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance spending, per enrollee.

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Health Care Coverage

6.23%
Uninsured
32.4%
Employer Coverage
16.9%
Medicaid
6.71%
Medicare
20.1%
Non-Group
17.6%
Military or VA

Between 2018 and 2019, the percent of uninsured citizens in Lakewood City & Joint Base Lewis-McChord PUMA, WA declined by 3.54% from 6.46% to 6.23%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Lakewood City & Joint Base Lewis-McChord PUMA, WA changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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Health Risks

Data available at the county level.
Most at risk counties
  1. 14.8% prevalence
  2. 14.2% prevalence
  3. 14% prevalence

Wahkiakum County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in Washington, at 14.8%.

The following map shows the prevalence of diabetes in Washington by county over multiple years.

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