Mcchord Afb, WA Population

Population: 4,096
Males: 2,292 (56.0%), Females: 1,804 (44.0%)

Zip code: 98439

Median resident age: 22.4 years
Median household income: $35,319
Median house value: $59,400

Races in McChord AFB:

  • White Non-Hispanic (73.4%)
  • Black (8.5%)
  • Hispanic (8.1%)
  • Two or more races (6.3%)
  • Other race (3.2%)
  • Filipino (2.4%)
  • American Indian (1.7%)
  • Korean (0.8%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander (0.7%)

(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: German (21.3%), Irish (12.3%), English (8.8%), United States (6.9%), French (4.3%), Italian (3.8%).

Land area: 5.8 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in McChord AFB

  • High school or higher: 97.9%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 16.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.1%
  • Unemployed: 6.7%
  • Mean travel time to work: 14.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in McChord AFB CDP

  • Never married: 27.3%
  • Now married: 70.7%
  • Separated: 1.0%
  • Widowed: 0.3%
  • Divorced: 0.7%

5.5% Foreign born (2.7% Asia, 1.5% Europe, 1.1% Latin America).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near McChord AFB:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to McChord AFB:

  • MCCHORD AFB (about 3 miles; TACOMA, WA; Abbreviation: TCM)
  • GRAY AAF (about 7 miles; FORT LEWIS/TACOMA, WA; Abbreviation: GRF)
  • SEATTLE-TACOMA INTL (about 25 miles; SEATTLE, WA; Abbreviation: SEA)
Other public-use airports nearest to McChord AFB:

  • AMERICAN LAKE (about 4 miles; TACOMA, WA; Abbreviation: W37)
  • SPANAWAY (about 7 miles; SPANAWAY, WA; Abbreviation: S44)
  • TACOMA NARROWS (about 10 miles; TACOMA, WA; Abbreviation: TIW)
Amtrak station near McChord AFB:

  • 10 miles: TACOMA (1001 PUYALLUP AVE.). Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, full-service food facilities, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service, intercity bus service, public transit connection.

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to McChord AFB:

  • CLOVER PARK TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 3 miles; LAKEWOOD, WA; Full-time enrollment: 3,819)
  • PIERCE COLLEGE AT FORT STEILACOOM (about 5 miles; LAKEWOOD, WA; Full-time enrollment: 5,921)
  • TACOMA COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 8 miles; TACOMA, WA; Full-time enrollment: 3,710)
  • BATES TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 8 miles; TACOMA, WA; Full-time enrollment: 3,710)
  • UNIVERSITY OF PUGET SOUND (about 9 miles; TACOMA, WA; Full-time enrollment: 2,754)
  • HIGHLINE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 22 miles; DES MOINES, WA; Full-time enrollment: 4,288)
  • GREEN RIVER COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 26 miles; AUBURN, WA; Full-time enrollment: 4,568)