Zip Code 98405 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameTacoma
Zip Code StateWashington
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Pierce
Area Code253
Current Population:22851
Racial Majority: 60.66%
Public School Racial Majority:White 37.2%
Unemployment Rate:5.6%
Median Household Income$37685
Average Adjusted Gross Income$51350
School Test Performance:Below Average
Average Commute Time25 Minutes
Time Zone:Pacific Daylight Time
Elevation Range115 - 262 ft.
Area4 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)47.24606600, -122.47223900

Zip Code 98405 Description

Zip Code 98405 is located in the state of Washington in the Seattle - Tacoma metro area. Zip code 98405 is primarily located in Pierce County. The official US Postal Service name for 98405 is TACOMA, Washington. Portions of zip code 98405 are contained within or border the city limits of Tacoma, WA, . The area code for zip code 98405 is 253. 98405 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Washington.

The current unemployment level in 98405 is 5.6% which is lower than the current county unemployment level of 6.5% and is higher than the current state unemployment at 5.0% and higher than the current national unemployment rate at 4.8%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 98405 increased to 22851 from 22355 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 98405 is while the majority ethnicity attending 98405 public schools is White. 71.6% of students in 98405 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

 White 14466 60.66% 13242 +9%
 Black Or African American 3417 14.33% 4139 -17%
 Hispanic 2372 9.95% 1914 +24%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 150 0.63% 332 -55%
 Asian 1450 6.08% 1158 +25%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 59 0.25% 214 -72%
 Other Race 68 0.2% 68 -29%
 Two Or More Races 1784 7.9% 1784 +6%

Zip Code 98405 Race/Ethnicity

 White 37.2%
 Black Or African American 29.9%
 Hispanic 14.6%
 Asian 9%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 1.7%
 Two or More Races 5.6%

Zip Code 98405 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

Total Population2285122355
Male Population49.10%
Female Population50.90%
Total Households9317
Test Score PerformanceBelow Average
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
Median Household Income$37685
Income Under $50K Per Year64.60%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year27.30%
Income Above $100K Per Year8.10%
98405 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Washington District 6Derek KilmerDemocrat
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$157899
Average Real Estate Sale Price$140819
Current Unemployment Level 5.6%
Previous Month Unemployment Level5.4%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago9.8%
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 98405 Annual Climate Data

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 Type98405
CBSA Population3461985
Time ZonePacific Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/Los_Angeles
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-8 Hours
List of High Schools in Zipcode 98405
Foss High SchoolPierce
Stadium High SchoolPierce
List of Middle Schools in Zipcode 98405
Jason Lee Middle SchoolPierce
Mason Middle SchoolPierce
New Tacoma
North End
South Tacoma
West End