Zip Code 98404 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameTacoma
Zip Code StateWashington
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Pierce
Area Code253
Current Population:32086
Racial Majority: 38.08%
Public School Racial Majority:Hispanic 30.1%
Unemployment Rate:19.3%
Median Household Income$42731
Average Adjusted Gross Income$39480
School Test Performance:Below Average
Average Commute Time26.4 Minutes
Current Time:
PDT
Time Zone:Pacific Daylight Time
Elevation Range184 - 325 ft.
Area8 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)47.21080017, -122.40920258

Zip Code 98404 Description

Zip Code 98404 is located in the state of Washington in the Seattle - Tacoma metro area. Zip code 98404 is primarily located in Pierce County. The official US Postal Service name for 98404 is TACOMA, Washington. Portions of zip code 98404 are contained within or border the city limits of Tacoma, WA, Waller, WA, Midland, WA, and Fife, WA. The area code for zip code 98404 is 253. 98404 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Washington.

The current unemployment level in 98404 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 98404 increased to 32086 from 30679 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 98404 is while the majority ethnicity attending 98404 public schools is Hispanic. 87.1% of students in 98404 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

20142010Change(+/-)
 White 12741 38.08% 13638 -7%
 Black Or African American 4551 13.6% 3794 +20%
 Hispanic 6911 20.65% 6630 +4%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 839 2.51% 958 -12%
 Asian 4751 14.2% 4134 +15%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 893 2.67% 521 +71%
 Other Race 54 0.28% 54 +74%
 Two Or More Races 2357 8.02% 2357 +14%

Zip Code 98404 Race/Ethnicity

 White 24.6%
 Black Or African American 21.7%
 Hispanic 30.1%
 Asian 14.2%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 3.6%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 1.4%
 Two or More Races 4.3%

Zip Code 98404 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

20102000
Total Population3208630679
Male Population49.50%
Female Population50.50%
Total Households10522
Test Score PerformanceBelow Average
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
87.1%
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
100.0%
Median Household Income$42731
Income Under $50K Per Year58.00%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year32.80%
Income Above $100K Per Year9.20%
98404 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Washington District 10Denny HeckDemocrat
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$306743
Average Real Estate Sale Price$125432
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 1 - 10
Average Last Frost DatesApril 1 - 10

Zip Code 98404 Annual Climate Data

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnual
Avg Min Temp (°F)34353740455053534943383443
Avg Max Temp (°F)46505459667076777161514661
Avg Precip (In.)5.444.474.073.071.881.55.991.221.893.385.986.0940.01
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA
CBSA Type98404
CBSA Population3461985
Time ZonePacific Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/Los_Angeles
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-8 Hours
Eastside
New Tacoma
South End