98405 Zip Code Profile

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Welcome to TACOMA, WA 98405

98405 is a densely populated, urban zip code in Tacoma, Washington. The population is racially diverse, and mostly single. Housing prices here (average $213,800) are fairly typical for the Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue metro area.

The average family income here is $44,582/year. This is less than the national average of $70,000/year. However, the national average number is a little misleading because there are some very wealthy Americans earning $50 million a year or more. (Wouldn't that be nice!) This pushes the national average higher than in would be without those edge cases. The median household income in the US (median, meaning half of US households make more and half make less) is at about $50,000/year. Median family income in 98405 is $36,292.

An intersting fact about income: Men in 98405 earn an average of $27,199/year. Women earn only $22,305/year.

8,747 people in 98405 have jobs. This statistic includes anyone over the age of 16.

Are you thinking about moving to a neighborhood in 98405? You might be interested to know that the average commute time to work for people living here is not bad, only 24.4 minutes.

The median age here is 34. There are 11,225 men and 11,626 women. The median age for men is 34 while for women the median age is 35.

To give you a sense of the community, 9,782 people (out of the 22,851 people live here) have lived in their home at least 5 years. The Post Office delivers mail to 10,403 homes, and 736 businesses every day. 369 people ride bikes or walk to work on a fairly regular basis.

98405 Zip code is located in the Pacific time zone at 47 degrees latitude (Fun Fact: this is the same latitude as Budapest, Hungary!) and -122 degrees longitude. It has an average elevation of 370 feet above sea levell.

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  • Demographics

  • Total Population: 22,851
  • White Population: 15,777
  • Black Population: 5,580
  • Hispanic Population: 1,914
  • Asian Population: 1,800
  • Hawaiian Population: 384
  • Indian Population: 1,079
  • Male Population: 11,225
  • Female Population: 11,626
  • Median Age: 34
  • Median Age of Males: 34
  • Median Age of Females: 35
  • Geography

  • Region: West
  • Division: Pacific
  • State: Washington
  • CSA Name: Seattle-Tacoma-Olympia, WA
  • CBSA Type: Metropolitan
  • CBSA Name: Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue WA
  • County: Pierce
  • City: Tacoma
  • Longitude: -122.5
  • Latitude: 47.2
  • Elevation: 371 feet above sea levele
  • Area code: 253
  • Marital Status

  • Average Age

  • The Commute to Work

  • Total commuters: 8,335
  • Drive alone: 5,854
  • Carpool: 1,200
  • Public transit: 749
  • Ride bikes or walk: 369

  • Average commute time: 24.4 minutes.
  •    0 - 5: 188
  •    5 - 9: 1,067
  •    10 - 14: 1,548
  •    15 - 19: 1,375
  •    20 - 24: 1,044
  •    25 - 29: 472
  •    30 - 34: 980
  •    35 - 39: 136
  •    40 - 44: 325
  •    45 - 59: 468
  •    60 - 89: 516
  •    90 plus: 216
  • The Economics

  • Average House Value: $213,800
  • Average Annual Household Income: $37,397
  • Businesses: 618
  • Employees: 14,052
  • Annual Payroll: $639,181,000
  • Average Family Income: $44,582
  • Median Family Income: $30,585
  • Average Income for Men: $27,199
  • Average Income for Women: $22,305
  • Other Stuff

  • County FIPS Code: 053
  • State FIPS Code: 53

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Schools in 98405 Zip Code

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Primary Schools
Bryant
717 S Grant Ave
Tacoma, WA 98405
(253) 571-1383
Delong
4901 S 14 St St
Tacoma, WA 98405
(253) 571-2330
Franklin
1402 S Lawrence St
Tacoma, WA 98405
(253) 571-1400
Mccarver
2111 S J St
Tacoma, WA 98405
(253) 571-1390
Stanley
1712 S 17th St
Tacoma, WA 98405
(253) 571-1376
High Schools
Alternative Spcl Needs Div Occ
601 S 8th St
Tacoma, WA 98405
(253) 571-1010
Comm Based Trans Program
601 S 8th St
Tacoma, WA 98405
(253) 571-1040
Foss
2112 S Tyler St
Tacoma, WA 98405
(253) 571-2300
Tcc Fresh Start
601 S 8th St
Tacoma, WA 98405
(253) 571-1033
Other Schools
Home Based
601 So 8th St
Tacoma, WA 98405
(253) 571-2645
Northwest School Of Innovative Learning
1321 Martin Luter King Way
Tacoma, WA 98405
(253) 945-2000

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Sex Offender Information

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In the 98405 zip code, the registered sex offenders can be found at http://ml.waspc.org/. Please be sure to read all the disclaimers provided by the state.

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