Zip Code 98421 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameTacoma
Zip Code StateWashington
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Pierce
Area Code253
Current Population:1308
Racial Majority: 100%
Unemployment Rate:19.3%
Median Household Income$55248
School Test Performance:Poor
Average Commute Time0 Minutes
Current Time:
PDT
Time Zone:Pacific Daylight Time
Elevation Range95 - 236 ft.
Area6 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)47.25934982, -122.39819336

Zip Code 98421 Description

Zip Code 98421 is located in the state of Washington in the Seattle - Tacoma metro area. Zip code 98421 is primarily located in Pierce County. The official US Postal Service name for 98421 is TACOMA, Washington. Portions of zip code 98421 are contained within or border the city limits of Tacoma, WA, Fife, WA, . The area code for zip code 98421 is 253. 98421 can be classified socioeconically as a Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Washington.

The current unemployment level in 98421 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 98421 increased to 1308 from 603 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 98421 is while the majority ethnicity attending 98421 public schools is . % of students in 98421 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

20142010Change(+/-)
 White 1 100% 454 -100%
 Black Or African American 0 0% 86 -100%
 Hispanic 0 0% 635 -100%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0% 45 -100%
 Asian 0 0% 33 -100%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 8 -100%
 Other Race 5 0% 5 -100%
 Two Or More Races 42 0% 42 -100%

Zip Code 98421 Race/Ethnicity

 White %
 Black Or African American %
 Hispanic %
 Asian %
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander %
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native %
 Two or More Races %

Zip Code 98421 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

20102000
Total Population1308603
Male Population91.90%
Female Population8.10%
Total Households26
Test Score PerformancePoor
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
%
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
%
Median Household Income$55248
Income Under $50K Per Year36.80%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year48.50%
Income Above $100K Per Year14.70%
98421 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Washington District 9Adam SmithDemocrat
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$273500
Average Real Estate Sale Price$85000
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 2b - Eastern Puget Riverine Lowlands
Average First Frost DatesNovember 11 - 20
Average Last Frost DatesMarch 21 - 31

Zip Code 98421 Annual Climate Data

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnual
Avg Min Temp (°F)34363841465054545044393543
Avg Max Temp (°F)46515460667076777161524761
Avg Precip (In.)5.274.213.612.691.561.34.761.121.843.355.255.9536.95
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA
CBSA Type98421
CBSA Population3461985
Time ZonePacific Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/Los_Angeles
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-8 Hours
New Tacoma
Northeast Tacoma