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, 2016)


Total Population 356
Population in Households 356
Population in Familes 303
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 1,250
Diversity Index2 22


Total Households 137
Average Household Size 2.6
Family Households 100
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 145 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 120 (82.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 17 (11.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 8 ( 5.5%)
Median Home Value $276,667
Average Home Value $388,958


Median Household Income $68,784
Average Household Income $90,572
Per Capita Income $34,855
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.12% 1.26%
Households 1.09% 1.28%
Families 0.99% 1.17%
Median Household Income   3.43%
Per Capita Income   2.49%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood 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.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

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, 2016 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 # 502 14th
Population Density1 # 152 74th
Diversity Index2 # 462 21st
Median Household Income # 109 82nd
Per Capita Income # 133 77th

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