Spanaway, WA 98387 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 98387: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Spanaway, WA 98387

Acceptable Alternative
Bethel, WA 98387

Not Acceptable, USPS
Elk Plain, WA 98387
Loveland, WA 98387

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 653
  • Single Family Addresses: 16,092
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 88
  • County: Pierce County
  • Centroid: Latitude 47.078, Longitude -122.396
  • Time Zone: Pacific Time Zone (UTC -8 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Spanaway, WA 98387 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 47,317
Daytime Population: Workers 6,014
Daytime Population: Residents 26,121
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 32,135
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.68
Population in Households 47,264
Population in Familes 40,015
Population in Group Qrtrs 53
Population Density2 1,671
Diversity Index3 65


Median Household Income $68,683
Average Household Income $81,236
Per Capita Income $27,107


Total Housing Units 16,634 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 11,611 (69.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 4,156 (25.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 867 ( 5.2%)
Median Home Value $224,701
Average Home Value $236,939


Total Households 15,767
Average Household Size 3.0
Family Households 11,915
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 1.68% 1.48%
Households 1.5% 1.39%
Families 1.43% 1.35%
Median Household Income   2.34%
Per Capita Income   2.52%

Spanaway, WA 98387 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 98387 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 # 22 96th
Population Density # 137 77th
Diversity Index # 101 83rd
Median Household Income # 135 77th
Per Capita Income # 347 41st

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