Zip Code 98403 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameTacoma
Zip Code StateWashington
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Pierce
Area Code253
Current Population:7713
Racial Majority: 83.27%
Public School Racial Majority:White 60.2%
Unemployment Rate:19.3%
Median Household Income$49684
Average Adjusted Gross Income$78540
School Test Performance:Average
Average Commute Time24.1 Minutes
Current Time:
PDT
Time Zone:Pacific Daylight Time
Elevation Range0-0 Feet
Area1 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)47.26475143, -122.45580292

Zip Code 98403 Description

Zip Code 98403 is located in the state of Washington in the Seattle - Tacoma metro area. Zip code 98403 is primarily located in Pierce County. The official US Postal Service name for 98403 is TACOMA, Washington. Portions of zip code 98403 are contained within or border the city limits of Tacoma, WA, . The area code for zip code 98403 is 253. 98403 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Washington.

The current unemployment level in 98403 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 98403 decreased to 7713 from 7777 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 98403 is while the majority ethnicity attending 98403 public schools is White. 40.5% of students in 98403 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

20142010Change(+/-)
 White 6604 83.27% 6239 +6%
 Black Or African American 121 1.53% 396 -69%
 Hispanic 584 7.36% 396 +47%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 108 1.36% 81 +33%
 Asian 271 3.42% 214 +27%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 21 -100%
 Other Race 16 0% 16 -100%
 Two Or More Races 350 3.06% 350 -31%

Zip Code 98403 Race/Ethnicity

 White 60.2%
 Black Or African American 17.6%
 Hispanic 8.7%
 Asian 8.3%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 1.3%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 1.5%
 Two or More Races 2.4%

Zip Code 98403 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

20102000
Total Population77137777
Male Population47.80%
Female Population52.20%
Total Households4079
Test Score PerformanceAverage
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
40.5%
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
66.7%
Median Household Income$49684
Income Under $50K Per Year50.30%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year28.50%
Income Above $100K Per Year21.20%
98403 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Washington District 6Derek KilmerDemocrat
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$441583
Average Real Estate Sale Price$313488
Current Unemployment Level 19.3%
Previous Month Unemployment Level5.3%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago5.4%
Tacoma, WA
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 1 - 10
Average Last Frost DatesMarch 21 - 31

Zip Code 98403 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 Type98403
CBSA Population3461985
Time ZonePacific Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/Los_Angeles
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-8 Hours
List of High Schools in Zipcode 98403
Stadium High SchoolPierce
List of Middle Schools in Zipcode 98403
Jason Lee Middle SchoolPierce
List of Elementary Schools in Zipcode 98403
Lowell Elementary SchoolPierce
Central
New Tacoma
North End