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People

Total Population 6,118
Male Share of the Population 49.6%
Female Share of the Population 50.4%
Senior Citizens 18%
Employed Population 16+ 2,846
Age of the Population 41

Families

% of people married 56.3%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 39.7%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $75,096
% Above Poverty Level 90.3%
% Below Poverty Level 9.7%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 29 minutes
% Working from Home 4.8%
% Walking and Biking to Work 2.5%
% Using Public Transportation 2.8%

Housing

People Living Alone 25.1%
Median Gross Rent $1,040
Median House Value $283,800

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 33.2%
US/American 0%
English 13%
Irish 15%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Steilacoom Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 4 miles W of Lakewood, Washington (center to center)
Nearest Large City 32 miles SW of Seattle, Washington
County Pierce
Standard Zip Codes 98388
Phone Area Codes 253
Time Zone Pacific (-8 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 47.17
Longitude -122.601

Steilacoom Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station TACOMA 1
Distance 10.3 miles
Jan Temp 35 to 47 F
Apr Temp 42 to 60 F
Jul Temp 55 to 76 F
Oct Temp 45 to 61 F
Annual Precip 38.9 inches
Station PUYALLUP 2 W EXP STN
Distance 12.8 miles
Jan Temp 33 to 47 F
Apr Temp 39 to 61 F
Jul Temp 52 to 78 F
Oct Temp 42 to 62 F
Annual Precip 40.5 inches
Station GRAPEVIEW 3 SW
Distance 15.4 miles
Jan Temp 34 to 45 F
Apr Temp 40 to 59 F
Jul Temp 53 to 74 F
Oct Temp 44 to 60 F
Annual Precip 53.2 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Steilacoom, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Ketron Island (98388)

McNeil Island (98388)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
DuPont 9,054 $88,929
Fircrest 6,612 $71,793
Lakewood 59,122 $58,457
Ruston 915 $98,125
Tacoma 203,481 $62,209
University Place 31,991 $77,300

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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Steilacoom High Schools

(Sorted by Number of Students)

STEILACOOM HIGH
54 SENTINEL DRIVE
253-983-2300
Serves 675 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 20.5

FIRWOOD
8805 STEILACOOM BLVD SW
253-589-7855
Serves 96 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 16

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