Zip Code 98372 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NamePuyallup
Zip Code StateWashington
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Pierce
Area Code253
Current Population:22475
Racial Majority: 81.28%
Public School Racial Majority:White 67.2%
Unemployment Rate:18.1%
Median Household Income$57785
Average Adjusted Gross Income$69110
School Test Performance:Above Average
Average Commute Time28.1 Minutes
Current Time:
PDT
Time Zone:Pacific Daylight Time
Elevation Range180 - 322 ft.
Area14 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)47.20439148, -122.25527191

Zip Code 98372 Description

Zip Code 98372 is located in the state of Washington in the Seattle - Tacoma metro area. Zip code 98372 is primarily located in Pierce County. The official US Postal Service name for 98372 is PUYALLUP, Washington. Portions of zip code 98372 are contained within or border the city limits of Edgewood, WA, Puyallup, WA, Sumner, WA, Lakeland South, WA, Milton, WA, and Pacific, WA. The area code for zip code 98372 is 253. 98372 can be classified socioeconically as a Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Washington.

The current unemployment level in 98372 is 18.1% which is higher than the current county unemployment level of 6.5% and is higher than the current state unemployment at 15.8% and higher than the current national unemployment rate at 13.3%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 98372 increased to 22475 from 20928 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 98372 is while the majority ethnicity attending 98372 public schools is White. 40.1% of students in 98372 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

20142010Change(+/-)
 White 18848 81.28% 18678 +1%
 Black Or African American 348 1.5% 337 +3%
 Hispanic 1961 8.46% 1423 +38%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 381 1.64% 246 +55%
 Asian 729 3.14% 794 -8%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 14 0.06% 130 -89%
 Other Race 26 0% 26 -100%
 Two Or More Races 841 3.92% 841 +8%

Zip Code 98372 Race/Ethnicity

 White 67.2%
 Black Or African American 2.8%
 Hispanic 13.1%
 Asian 5%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0.8%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 1%
 Two or More Races 10.1%

Zip Code 98372 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

20102000
Total Population2247520928
Male Population48.90%
Female Population51.10%
Total Households8962
Test Score PerformanceAbove Average
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
40.1%
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
37.5%
Median Household Income$57785
Income Under $50K Per Year43.00%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year37.20%
Income Above $100K Per Year19.90%
98372 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Washington District 10Denny HeckDemocrat
Washington District 8Kim SchrierDemocrat
Related Maps: Map of All Washington Congressional Districts

Average Real Estate Asking Price$271651
Average Real Estate Sale Price$236581
Current Unemployment Level 18.1%
Previous Month Unemployment Level4.5%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago4.7%
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 11 - 20
Average Last Frost DatesApril 21 - 31

Zip Code 98372 Annual Climate Data

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnual
Avg Min Temp (°F)33343639444952524842373342
Avg Max Temp (°F)46505459657076777161514560
Avg Precip (In.)5.524.634.223.062.161.79.891.21.813.386.265.9340.83
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA
CBSA Type98372
CBSA Population3461985
Time ZonePacific Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/Los_Angeles
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-8 Hours