98421 Zip Code Profile

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Welcome to TACOMA, WA 98421

98421 is a sparsely populated, suburban zip code in Tacoma, Washington. The population is racially diverse, and mostly single. The average house value here ($0) is significantly lower than in the Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue metro area as a whole, so this is probably a great place to look for housing bargains.

The average family income here is $21,000/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 98421 is $21,250.

An fascinating fact about income in 98421: Men here earn an average of $29,668/year. Women make more, earning $40,000/year. This is very rare, women out earn men in only 2% of American communities.

554 people in 98421 have jobs. This statistic includes anyone over the age of 16.

Are you thinking about moving to a neighborhood in 98421? You might be interested to know that the average commute time to work for people living here is not bad, only 22.3 minutes.

The median age here is 30. There are 1,202 men and 106 women. The median age for men is 30 while for women the median age is 33.

To give you a sense of the community, 144 people (out of the 1,308 people live here) have lived in their home at least 5 years. The Post Office delivers mail to 25 homes, and 428 businesses every day. 467 people ride bikes or walk to work on a fairly regular basis.

98421 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 11 feet above sea levell.

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  • Demographics

  • Total Population: 1,308
  • White Population: 962
  • Black Population: 114
  • Hispanic Population: 635
  • Asian Population: 69
  • Hawaiian Population: 33
  • Indian Population: 50
  • Male Population: 1,202
  • Female Population: 106
  • Median Age: 30
  • Median Age of Males: 30
  • Median Age of Females: 33
  • 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: -122.4
  • Latitude: 47.3
  • Elevation: 11 feet above sea levele
  • Area code: 253
  • Marital Status

  • Average Age

  • The Commute to Work

  • Total commuters: 554
  • Drive alone: 18
  • Carpool: 2
  • Public transit: 67
  • Ride bikes or walk: 467

  • Average commute time: 22.3 minutes.
  •    0 - 5: 116
  •    5 - 9: 73
  •    10 - 14: 0
  •    15 - 19: 1
  •    20 - 24: 0
  •    25 - 29: 0
  •    30 - 34: 280
  •    35 - 39: 0
  •    40 - 44: 84
  •    45 - 59: 0
  •    60 - 89: 0
  •    90 plus: 0
  • The Economics

  • Average House Value: $0
  • Average Annual Household Income: $27,083
  • Businesses: 342
  • Employees: 7,996
  • Annual Payroll: $426,049,000
  • Average Family Income: $21,000
  • Median Family Income: $41,103
  • Average Income for Men: $29,668
  • Average Income for Women: $40,000
  • Other Stuff

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

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Sex Offender Information

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In the 98421 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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