Zip Code 98047 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NamePacific
Zip Code StateWashington
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: King
Secondary County: Pierce
Area Code253
Current Population:6339
Racial Majority: 61.14%
Public School Racial Majority:White 49.6%
Unemployment Rate:4.5%
Median Household Income$61163
Average Adjusted Gross Income$49560
School Test Performance:Above Average
Average Commute Time25.2 Minutes
Current Time:
PDT
Time Zone:Pacific Daylight Time
Elevation Range210 - 285 ft.
Area2 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)47.26673889, -122.24447632

Zip Code 98047 Description

Zip Code 98047 is located in the state of Washington in the Seattle - Tacoma metro area. Zip code 98047 is primarily located in King County. Portions of 98047 are also located in Pierce County. The official US Postal Service name for 98047 is PACIFIC, Washington. Portions of zip code 98047 are contained within or border the city limits of Pacific, WA, Algona, WA, Auburn, WA, Lakeland South, WA, and Sumner, WA. The area code for zip code 98047 is 253. 98047 can be classified socioeconically as a Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Washington.

The current unemployment level in 98047 is 4.5% which is higher than the current county unemployment level of 3.9% and is lower than the current state unemployment at 5.4% and higher than the current national unemployment rate at 4.1%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 98047 increased to 6339 from 5174 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 98047 is while the majority ethnicity attending 98047 public schools is White. 68.3% of students in 98047 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

20142010Change(+/-)
 White 3948 61.14% 4037 -2%
 Black Or African American 104 1.61% 193 -46%
 Hispanic 1177 18.23% 991 +19%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 38 0.59% 102 -63%
 Asian 389 6.02% 588 -34%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 345 5.34% 119 +190%
 Other Race 6 0% 6 -100%
 Two Or More Races 303 7.06% 303 +50%

Zip Code 98047 Race/Ethnicity

 White 49.6%
 Black Or African American 4.5%
 Hispanic 24%
 Asian 8.7%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 3%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.6%
 Two or More Races 9.6%

Zip Code 98047 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

20102000
Total Population63395174
Male Population50.00%
Female Population50.00%
Total Households2173
Test Score PerformanceAbove Average
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
68.3%
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
100.0%
Median Household Income$61163
Income Under $50K Per Year38.50%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year39.70%
Income Above $100K Per Year21.80%
98047 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Washington District 8Kim SchrierDemocrat
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$211622
Average Real Estate Sale Price$174474
Current Unemployment Level 4.5%
Previous Month Unemployment Level4.6%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago4.1%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 8b: 15F to 20F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 8a: 10F to 15F
Köppen Climate ClassificationCsb - Warm-Summer Mediterranean Climate
Ecoregion 2b - Eastern Puget Riverine Lowlands
Average First Frost DatesOctober 21 - 31
Average Last Frost DatesApril 11 - 20

Zip Code 98047 Annual Climate Data

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnual
Avg Min Temp (°F)33353740454953534842373442
Avg Max Temp (°F)46505460667176777161514661
Avg Precip (In.)5.564.664.222.962.111.75.91.171.83.426.28640.82
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA
CBSA Type98047
CBSA Population3461985
Time ZonePacific Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/Los_Angeles
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-8 Hours
List of Middle Schools in Zipcode 98047
Mt Baker Middle SchoolKing
List of Elementary Schools in Zipcode 98047
Alpac Elementary SchoolKing
Ilalko Elementary SchoolKing
Lakeland
South Auburn