98444 Zip Code Profile

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Welcome to TACOMA, WA 98444

98444 is a densely populated, urban zip code in Tacoma, Washington. The population is racially diverse, and mostly single. Housing prices here (average $193,700) are fairly typical for the Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue metro area.

The average family income here is $42,796/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 98444 is $35,439.

An intersting fact about income: Men in 98444 earn an average of $26,873/year. Women earn only $17,666/year.

13,699 people in 98444 have jobs. This statistic includes anyone over the age of 16.

Are you thinking about moving to a neighborhood in 98444? You might be interested to know that the average commute time to work for people living here is not bad, only 25.3 minutes.

The median age here is 30. There are 16,627 men and 17,329 women. The median age for men is 30 while for women the median age is 30.

To give you a sense of the community, 11,044 people (out of the 33,956 people live here) have lived in their home at least 5 years. The Post Office delivers mail to 12,946 homes, and 710 businesses every day. 907 people ride bikes or walk to work on a fairly regular basis.

98444 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 303 feet above sea levell.

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  • Demographics

  • Total Population: 33,956
  • White Population: 20,541
  • Black Population: 5,515
  • Hispanic Population: 5,569
  • Asian Population: 5,002
  • Hawaiian Population: 1,741
  • Indian Population: 1,194
  • Male Population: 16,627
  • Female Population: 17,329
  • Median Age: 30
  • Median Age of Males: 30
  • Median Age of Females: 30
  • 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: 47.1
  • Elevation: 304 feet above sea levele
  • Area code: 253
  • Marital Status

  • Average Age

  • The Commute to Work

  • Total commuters: 13,387
  • Drive alone: 9,624
  • Carpool: 2,196
  • Public transit: 501
  • Ride bikes or walk: 907

  • Average commute time: 25.3 minutes.
  •    0 - 5: 594
  •    5 - 9: 1,494
  •    10 - 14: 1,744
  •    15 - 19: 2,344
  •    20 - 24: 2,181
  •    25 - 29: 733
  •    30 - 34: 1,476
  •    35 - 39: 252
  •    40 - 44: 405
  •    45 - 59: 1,102
  •    60 - 89: 661
  •    90 plus: 401
  • The Economics

  • Average House Value: $193,700
  • Average Annual Household Income: $39,380
  • Businesses: 579
  • Employees: 7,723
  • Annual Payroll: $251,565,000
  • Average Family Income: $42,796
  • Median Family Income: $32,351
  • Average Income for Men: $26,873
  • Average Income for Women: $17,666
  • Other Stuff

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

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Schools in 98444 Zip Code

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Primary Schools
Brookdale Elementary
611 132nd Street S
Tacoma, WA 98444
(253) 535-9885
Christensen Elementary
10232 Barnes Lane
Tacoma, WA 98444
(253) 535-9887
Fern Hill
8442 S Park Ave
Tacoma, WA 98444
(253) 571-2095
James Sales Elementary
11213 Sheridan Ave S
Tacoma, WA 98444
(253) 535-9891
Middle Schools
Perry G Keithley Middle School
12324 12th Ave S
Tacoma, WA 98444
(253) 535-9884
High Schools
Gates Secondary School
813 132nd Street S
Tacoma, WA 98444
(253) 535-9882
Washington High School
12420 Ainsworth Ave S
Tacoma, WA 98444
(253) 535-9881

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Sex Offender Information

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In the 98444 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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