Zip Code 98406 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameTacoma
Zip Code StateWashington
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Pierce
Area Code253
Current Population:21610
Racial Majority: 80.47%
Public School Racial Majority:White 62.4%
Unemployment Rate:5.8%
Median Household Income$55141
Average Adjusted Gross Income$82870
School Test Performance:Average
Average Commute Time22.3 Minutes
Time Zone:Pacific Daylight Time
Elevation Range135 - 184 ft.
Area4 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)47.26257600, -122.50941900

Zip Code 98406 Description

Zip Code 98406 is located in the state of Washington in the Seattle - Tacoma metro area. Zip code 98406 is primarily located in Pierce County. The official US Postal Service name for 98406 is TACOMA, Washington. Portions of zip code 98406 are contained within or border the city limits of Tacoma, WA, . The area code for zip code 98406 is 253. 98406 can be classified socioeconically as a Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Washington.

The current unemployment level in 98406 is 5.8% which is lower than the current county unemployment level of 6.5% and is higher than the current state unemployment at 4.7% and higher than the current national unemployment rate at 3.6%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 98406 decreased to 21610 from 23511 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 98406 is while the majority ethnicity attending 98406 public schools is White. 49.5% of students in 98406 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

 White 17562 80.47% 17301 +2%
 Black Or African American 928 4.25% 1028 -10%
 Hispanic 1458 6.68% 1112 +31%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 36 0.16% 164 -78%
 Asian 862 3.95% 797 +8%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 56 0.26% 95 -41%
 Other Race 33 0.07% 33 -52%
 Two Or More Races 1080 4.15% 1080 -16%

Zip Code 98406 Race/Ethnicity

 White 62.4%
 Black Or African American 16.7%
 Hispanic 9.7%
 Asian 5.1%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0.9%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 1%
 Two or More Races 4.2%

Zip Code 98406 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

Total Population2161023511
Male Population46.90%
Female Population53.10%
Total Households9562
Test Score PerformanceAverage
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
Median Household Income$55141
Income Under $50K Per Year44.40%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year36.50%
Income Above $100K Per Year19.10%
98406 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Washington District 6Derek KilmerDemocrat
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$266160
Average Real Estate Sale Price$223309
Current Unemployment Level 5.8%
Previous Month Unemployment Level5.7%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago7.4%
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 98406 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)34363841465054545044393543
Avg Max Temp (°F)46505459667076767161514761
Avg Precip (In.)5.364.413.932.841.731.
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA
CBSA Type98406
CBSA Population3461985
Time ZonePacific Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/Los_Angeles
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-8 Hours
List of High Schools in Zipcode 98406
Stadium High SchoolPierce
Wilson High SchoolPierce
List of Middle Schools in Zipcode 98406
Mason Middle SchoolPierce
Truman Middle SchoolPierce
North End
West End