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Fort Lewis, Washington Info Snack

Fort Lewis is a United States military facility located 9.1 miles (14.6 km) south-southwest of Tacoma, Washington, under the jurisdiction of the United States Army Joint Base Garrison, Joint Base Lewis?McChord. It was merged with the United States Air Force's McChord Air Force Base on February 1, 2010 into a Joint Base as a result of Base Realignment and Closure Commission recommendations of 2005.
Population
13,920
Unemployment
7.8%
Poverty
16.1%
Median Income
$42,782
Median Rent
$1,573

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Map Of Fort Lewis, WA

Population over time in Fort Lewis

Year Population % Change
2017 13,920 -
2016 0 -100.0%
2015 13,163 -4.4%
2014 13,776 -0.3%
2013 13,816 -0.9%
2012 13,935 -4.1%
2011 14,529 6.1%
2010 13,690 -

Race / Ethnicity in Fort Lewis

White
57.9% (8,058)
African American
14.5% (2,015)
American Indian
0.1% (18)
Asian
2.7% (378)
Hawaiian
2.5% (346)
Other
0.0% (0)
Two Or More
4.2% (583)
Hispanic
18.1% (2,522)
Race Fort Lewis WA USA
White 57.9% 69.8% 61.5%
African American 14.5% 3.5% 12.3%
American Indian 0.1% 1.1% 0.7%
Asian 2.7% 8.0% 5.3%
Hawaiian 2.5% 0.6% 0.2%
Other 0.0% 0.1% 0.2%
Two Or More 4.2% 4.6% 2.3%
Hispanic 18.1% 12.3% 17.6%

Household Income For Fort Lewis, Washington

Less than $10,000
2.0% (27,840)
$10,000 to $14,999
0.9% (12,528)
$15,000 to $24,999
8.5% (118,320)
$25,000 to $34,999
21.4% (297,888)
$35,000 to $49,999
26.9% (374,448)
$50,000 to $74,999
23.2% (322,944)
$75,000 to $99,999
10.9% (151,728)
$100,000 to $149,999
4.0% (55,680)
$150,000 to $199,999
1.6% (22,272)
$200,000 or more
0.6% (8,352)
Income Fort Lewis WA USA
Less than $10,000 2.0% 5.6% 6.7%
$10,000 to $14,999 0.9% 3.7% 4.9%
$15,000 to $24,999 8.5% 7.9% 9.8%
$25,000 to $34,999 21.4% 8.3% 9.5%
$35,000 to $49,999 26.9% 12.2% 13.0%
$50,000 to $74,999 23.2% 18.1% 17.7%
$75,000 to $99,999 10.9% 13.5% 12.3%
$100,000 to $149,999 4.0% 16.4% 14.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 1.6% 7.1% 5.8%
$200,000 or more 0.6% 7.3% 6.3%

Gender in Fort Lewis

Female
43.5% (6,057)
Male
56.5% (7,862)
Gender Fort Lewis WA USA
Female 43.5% 50.1% 50.8%
Male 56.5% 49.9% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Fort Lewis for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
0.0% (0)
9-12th Grade
1.1% (154)
High School / GED
21.8% (3,037)
Some College
41.9% (5,827)
Associate's Degree
16.2% (2,257)
Bachelor's Degree
13.9% (1,939)
Master's Degree
4.3% (601)
Professional Degree
0.7% (102)
Doctorate Degree
0.0% (0)
Education Fort Lewis WA USA
< 9th Grade 0.0% 3.8% 8.8%
9-12th Grade 1.1% 5.3% 7.2%
High School / GED 21.8% 22.5% 27.3%
Some College 41.9% 24.0% 20.8%
Associate's Degree 16.2% 9.9% 8.3%
Bachelor's Degree 13.9% 21.7% 19.1%
Master's Degree 4.3% 9.1% 8.4%
Professional Degree 0.7% 2.1% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 0.0% 1.5% 1.4%

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