98409 Zip Code Profile

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Welcome to TACOMA, WA 98409

98409 is a suburban zip code in Tacoma, Washington. The population is racially diverse, and mostly single. Housing prices here (average $195,500) are fairly typical for the Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue metro area.

The average family income here is $41,640/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 98409 is $35,103.

An intersting fact about income: Men in 98409 earn an average of $28,008/year. Women earn only $18,354/year.

9,418 people in 98409 have jobs. This statistic includes anyone over the age of 16.

Are you thinking about moving to a neighborhood in 98409? 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 30. There are 11,262 men and 11,727 women. The median age for men is 30 while for women the median age is 31.

To give you a sense of the community, 8,410 people (out of the 22,989 people live here) have lived in their home at least 5 years. The Post Office delivers mail to 9,653 homes, and 1,435 businesses every day. 184 people ride bikes or walk to work on a fairly regular basis.

98409 Zip code is located in the Pacific time zone at 47 degrees latitude (Fun Fact: this is the same latitude as Vaduz, Liechtenstein!) and -122 degrees longitude. It has an average elevation of 298 feet above sea levell.

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  • Demographics

  • Total Population: 22,989
  • White Population: 14,735
  • Black Population: 5,176
  • Hispanic Population: 3,356
  • Asian Population: 2,424
  • Hawaiian Population: 656
  • Indian Population: 956
  • Male Population: 11,262
  • Female Population: 11,727
  • Median Age: 30
  • Median Age of Males: 30
  • Median Age of Females: 31
  • 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: 298 feet above sea levele
  • Area code: 253
  • Marital Status

  • Average Age

  • The Commute to Work

  • Total commuters: 9,165
  • Drive alone: 6,925
  • Carpool: 1,563
  • Public transit: 387
  • Ride bikes or walk: 184

  • Average commute time: 24.4 minutes.
  •    0 - 5: 224
  •    5 - 9: 962
  •    10 - 14: 1,433
  •    15 - 19: 1,950
  •    20 - 24: 1,228
  •    25 - 29: 424
  •    30 - 34: 1,141
  •    35 - 39: 308
  •    40 - 44: 235
  •    45 - 59: 582
  •    60 - 89: 406
  •    90 plus: 272
  • The Economics

  • Average House Value: $195,500
  • Average Annual Household Income: $45,882
  • Businesses: 1,160
  • Employees: 19,128
  • Annual Payroll: $644,583,000
  • Average Family Income: $41,640
  • Median Family Income: $32,132
  • Average Income for Men: $28,008
  • Average Income for Women: $18,354
  • Other Stuff

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

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Schools in 98409 Zip Code

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Primary Schools
Arlington
3002 S 72nd St
Tacoma, WA 98409
(253) 571-1863
Edison
5830 S Pine St
Tacoma, WA 98409
(253) 571-1848
Madison Headstart
3102 So. 43rd St.
Tacoma, WA 98409
(206) 596-1870
Manitou Park
4330 S 66th St
Tacoma, WA 98409
(253) 571-1852
Middle Schools
Gray
3109 S 60th St
Tacoma, WA 98409
(253) 571-1860
High Schools
Mt Tahoma
6229 S Tyler St
Tacoma, WA 98409
(253) 571-1961
Oakland Alternative High School
3319 S Adams St
Tacoma, WA 98409
(253) 571-1387

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Sex Offender Information

For most citizens, the easiest method to obtain accurate and timely sex offender information for their local area is to visit their state sex offender registry website. States are required to provide this information for free. You do not need to pay for this information.

In the 98409 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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