Zip Code 98407 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameTacoma
Zip Code StateWashington
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Pierce
Area Code253
Current Population:19885
Racial Majority: 81.55%
Public School Racial Majority:White 69.7%
Unemployment Rate:19.3%
Median Household Income$59432
Average Adjusted Gross Income$84840
School Test Performance:Average
Average Commute Time25.3 Minutes
Current Time:
PDT
Time Zone:Pacific Daylight Time
Elevation Range66 - 131 ft.
Area6 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)47.29280090, -122.50509644

Zip Code 98407 Description

Zip Code 98407 is located in the state of Washington in the Seattle - Tacoma metro area. Zip code 98407 is primarily located in Pierce County. The official US Postal Service name for 98407 is TACOMA, Washington. Portions of zip code 98407 are contained within or border the city limits of Tacoma, WA, Ruston, WA, . The area code for zip code 98407 is 253. 98407 can be classified socioeconically as a Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Washington.

The current unemployment level in 98407 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 98407 decreased to 19885 from 20523 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 98407 is while the majority ethnicity attending 98407 public schools is White. 42.1% of students in 98407 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

20142010Change(+/-)
 White 16648 81.55% 16337 +2%
 Black Or African American 746 3.65% 748 +-0%
 Hispanic 1331 6.52% 982 +36%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 156 0.76% 131 +19%
 Asian 526 2.58% 678 -22%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 86 0.42% 51 +69%
 Other Race 42 0.11% 42 -45%
 Two Or More Races 916 4.4% 916 -2%

Zip Code 98407 Race/Ethnicity

 White 69.7%
 Black Or African American 11.8%
 Hispanic 8%
 Asian 6.9%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.8%
 Two or More Races 1.8%

Zip Code 98407 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

20102000
Total Population1988520523
Male Population47.90%
Female Population52.10%
Total Households8765
Test Score PerformanceAverage
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
42.1%
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
83.3%
Median Household Income$59432
Income Under $50K Per Year40.30%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year37.30%
Income Above $100K Per Year22.40%
98407 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Washington District 6Derek KilmerDemocrat
Related Maps: Map of All Washington Congressional Districts

Average Real Estate Asking Price$393185
Average Real Estate Sale Price$258605
Current Unemployment Level 19.3%
Previous Month Unemployment Level5.3%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago5.4%
Tacoma, WA
Ruston, 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 DatesApril 1 - 10

Zip Code 98407 Annual Climate Data

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnual
Avg Min Temp (°F)35363841465154555144393544
Avg Max Temp (°F)46515460667176777161524761
Avg Precip (In.)5.374.423.882.741.731.44.871.141.83.375.83638.58
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA
CBSA Type98407
CBSA Population3461985
Time ZonePacific Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/Los_Angeles
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-8 Hours
List of High Schools in Zipcode 98407
Wilson High SchoolPierce
List of Middle Schools in Zipcode 98407
Mason Middle SchoolPierce
Truman Middle SchoolPierce
List of Elementary Schools in Zipcode 98407
Point Defiance Elementary SchoolPierce
Sherman Elementary SchoolPierce
North End
West End