South Prairie, WA 98385 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 98385: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
South Prairie, WA 98385

  • ZIP Code Type: PO BOX
  • Businesses Addresses: 49
  • Single Family Addresses: 1
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Pierce County
  • Centroid: Latitude 47.134, Longitude -122.098
  • Time Zone: Pacific Time Zone (UTC -8 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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South Prairie, WA 98385 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 384
Daytime Population: Workers 113
Daytime Population: Residents 208
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 321
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.84
Population in Households 384
Population in Familes 327
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 1,293
Diversity Index3 23


Median Household Income $76,895
Average Household Income $100,170
Per Capita Income $36,520


Total Housing Units 147 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 123 (83.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 17 (11.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 7 ( 4.8%)
Median Home Value $288,333
Average Home Value $408,130


Total Households 140
Average Household Size 2.74
Family Households 102
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.7% 0.87%
Households 0.61% 0.84%
Families 0.55% 0.77%
Median Household Income   1.5%
Per Capita Income   3.15%

South Prairie, WA 98385 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 98385 to the other 585 ZIP Codes in Washington by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 499 15th
Population Density # 148 75th
Diversity Index # 451 23rd
Median Household Income # 90 85th
Per Capita Income # 134 77th

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