Zip Code 98402 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameTacoma
Zip Code StateWashington
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Pierce
Area Code253
Current Population:6356
Racial Majority: 60.55%
Public School Racial Majority:White 67.2%
Unemployment Rate:19.3%
Median Household Income$19629
Average Adjusted Gross Income$69200
School Test Performance:Excellent
Average Commute Time25.1 Minutes
Current Time:
PDT
Time Zone:Pacific Daylight Time
Elevation Range0-0 Feet
Area1 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)47.24887848, -122.43859863

Zip Code 98402 Description

Zip Code 98402 is located in the state of Washington in the Seattle - Tacoma metro area. Zip code 98402 is primarily located in Pierce County. The official US Postal Service name for 98402 is TACOMA, Washington. Portions of zip code 98402 are contained within or border the city limits of Tacoma, WA, . The area code for zip code 98402 is 253. 98402 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Washington.

The current unemployment level in 98402 is 19.3% 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 98402 increased to 6356 from 4935 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 98402 is while the majority ethnicity attending 98402 public schools is White. 28.9% of students in 98402 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

20142010Change(+/-)
 White 3927 60.55% 4010 -2%
 Black Or African American 1058 16.31% 913 +16%
 Hispanic 497 7.66% 539 -8%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 37 0.57% 154 -76%
 Asian 437 6.74% 396 +10%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 91 1.4% 37 +146%
 Other Race 11 0.06% 11 -64%
 Two Or More Races 296 6.71% 296 +47%

Zip Code 98402 Race/Ethnicity

 White 67.2%
 Black Or African American 13%
 Hispanic 10.7%
 Asian 6.6%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0.6%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 1.6%
 Two or More Races 0.4%

Zip Code 98402 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

20102000
Total Population63564935
Male Population60.90%
Female Population39.10%
Total Households3286
Test Score PerformanceExcellent
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
28.9%
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
0.0%
Median Household Income$19629
Income Under $50K Per Year84.60%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year12.20%
Income Above $100K Per Year3.30%
98402 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Washington District 6Derek KilmerDemocrat
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$293750
Average Real Estate Sale Price$255474
Current Unemployment Level 19.3%
Previous Month Unemployment Level5.3%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago5.4%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 8b: 15F to 20F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 8a: 10F to 15F
Köppen Climate ClassificationCsb - Warm-Summer Mediterranean Climate
Ecoregion 2f - Central Puget Lowland
Average First Frost DatesNovember 11 - 20
Average Last Frost DatesMarch 21 - 31

Zip Code 98402 Annual Climate Data

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnual
Avg Min Temp (°F)34363841465054545044393544
Avg Max Temp (°F)46505459667076767161524761
Avg Precip (In.)5.34.353.912.771.661.42.851.221.863.375.825.9938.53
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA
CBSA Type98402
CBSA Population3461985
Time ZonePacific Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/Los_Angeles
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-8 Hours
List of High Schools in Zipcode 98402
Stadium High SchoolPierce
List of Middle Schools in Zipcode 98402
Jason Lee Middle SchoolPierce
List of Elementary Schools in Zipcode 98402
McCarver Elementary SchoolPierce
Central
New Tacoma
South Tacoma