Steilacoom, WA Population

Population: 6,049. Estimated population in July 2020: 6,140 (+1.5% change)
Males: 2,971 (49.1%), Females: 3,078 (50.9%)

Pierce County

Zip code: 98388

Median resident age: 38.1 years
Median household income: $46,113
Median house value: $188,500

Races in Steilacoom:

  • White Non-Hispanic (75.7%)
  • Black (6.7%)
  • Two or more races (5.9%)
  • Hispanic (5.4%)
  • American Indian (2.6%)
  • Korean (1.7%)
  • Other race (1.7%)
  • Filipino (1.4%)
  • Japanese (1.0%)
  • Chinese (0.8%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander (0.6%)
  • Vietnamese (0.5%)

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

Ancestries: German (25.5%), English (14.5%), Irish (12.5%), Norwegian (4.2%), Italian (3.6%), French (3.5%).

Elevation: 51 feet

Land area: 2.1 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Steilacoom

  • High school or higher: 92.6%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 36.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 15.2%
  • Unemployed: 5.4%
  • Mean travel time to work: 26.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Steilacoom town

  • Never married: 20.9%
  • Now married: 59.3%
  • Separated: 1.7%
  • Widowed: 4.6%
  • Divorced: 13.4%

10.2% Foreign born (5.3% Asia, 3.1% Europe, 1.2% North America).

Population change in the 1990s: +174 (+3.0%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Steilacoom:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Steilacoom:

  • GRAY AAF (about 8 miles; FORT LEWIS/TACOMA, WA; Abbreviation: GRF)
  • MCCHORD AFB (about 10 miles; TACOMA, WA; Abbreviation: TCM)
  • OLYMPIA (about 26 miles; OLYMPIA, WA; Abbreviation: OLM)
Other public-use airports nearest to Steilacoom:

  • AMERICAN LAKE (about 4 miles; TACOMA, WA; Abbreviation: W37)
  • TACOMA NARROWS (about 7 miles; TACOMA, WA; Abbreviation: TIW)
  • SPANAWAY (about 14 miles; SPANAWAY, WA; Abbreviation: S44)
Amtrak stations near Steilacoom:

  • 14 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.
  • 19 miles: OLYMPIA/LACEY (OLYMPIA, 6600 YELM HWY. S.E.). Services: fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, public transit connection.

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Steilacoom:

  • PIERCE COLLEGE AT FORT STEILACOOM (about 3 miles; LAKEWOOD, WA; Full-time enrollment: 5,921)
  • CLOVER PARK TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 6 miles; LAKEWOOD, WA; Full-time enrollment: 3,819)
  • TACOMA COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 8 miles; TACOMA, WA; Full-time enrollment: 3,710)
  • UNIVERSITY OF PUGET SOUND (about 11 miles; TACOMA, WA; Full-time enrollment: 2,754)
  • BATES TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 11 miles; TACOMA, WA; Full-time enrollment: 3,710)
  • HIGHLINE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 25 miles; DES MOINES, WA; Full-time enrollment: 4,288)
  • EVERGREEN STATE COLLEGE (about 28 miles; OLYMPIA, WA; Full-time enrollment: 3,749)

Schools

Public high school in Steilacoom:

  • STEILACOOM HIGH (Students: 675; Location: 54 SENTINEL DRIVE; Grades: 09 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Steilacoom:

  • PIONEER MIDDLE (Students: 529; Location: 511 CHAMBERS ST; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • SALTARS POINT ELEMENTARY (Students: 365; Location: 908 3RD STREET; Grades: 03 – 05)
  • CHERRYDALE ELEMENTARY (Students: 276; Location: 1201 GALLOWAY; Grades: KG – 02)
  • FIRWOOD (Students: 96; Location: 8805 STEILACOOM BLVD SW; Grades: 05 – 12)
  • OAK GROVE (Students: 29; Location: 8805 STEILACOOM BLVD SW; Grades: 01 – 07)
  • HARRIET TAYLOR ELEMENTARY (Students: 5; Location: 510 CHAMBERS; Grades: KG – 04)