Zip Code 98422 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameTacoma
Zip Code StateWashington
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Pierce
Area Code253
Current Population:20151
Racial Majority: 67.47%
Public School Racial Majority:White 59.9%
Unemployment Rate:5.4%
Median Household Income$82080
Average Adjusted Gross Income$96340
School Test Performance:Above Average
Average Commute Time30.7 Minutes
Time Zone:Pacific Daylight Time
Elevation Range56 - 371 ft.
Area7 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)47.29018400, -122.39226200

Zip Code 98422 Description

Zip Code 98422 is located in the state of Washington in the Seattle - Tacoma metro area. Zip code 98422 is primarily located in Pierce County. The official US Postal Service name for 98422 is TACOMA, Washington. Portions of zip code 98422 are contained within or border the city limits of Tacoma, WA, Milton, WA, and Federal Way, WA. The area code for zip code 98422 is 253. 98422 can be classified socioeconically as a Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Washington.

The current unemployment level in 98422 is 5.4% 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 5.2%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 98422 increased to 20151 from 19726 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 98422 is while the majority ethnicity attending 98422 public schools is White. 32.7% of students in 98422 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

 White 13726 67.47% 13904 -1%
 Black Or African American 1163 5.72% 1170 -1%
 Hispanic 1487 7.31% 1402 +6%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 199 0.98% 255 -22%
 Asian 2350 11.55% 2132 +10%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 175 0.86% 187 -6%
 Other Race 33 0.05% 33 -70%
 Two Or More Races 1068 6.07% 1068 +16%

Zip Code 98422 Race/Ethnicity

 White 59.9%
 Black Or African American 10.6%
 Hispanic 10.9%
 Asian 11.4%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 1.5%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.9%
 Two or More Races 4.9%

Zip Code 98422 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

Total Population2015119726
Male Population49.20%
Female Population50.80%
Total Households7479
Test Score PerformanceAbove Average
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
Median Household Income$82080
Income Under $50K Per Year21.40%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year41.40%
Income Above $100K Per Year37.10%
98422 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Washington District 9Adam SmithDemocrat
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$359819
Average Real Estate Sale Price$264531
Current Unemployment Level 5.4%
Previous Month Unemployment Level5.8%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago11.7%
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 98422 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)35373841465154555144393544
Avg Max Temp (°F)46515460667176777161524761
Avg Precip (In.)
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA
CBSA Type98422
CBSA Population3461985
Time ZonePacific Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/Los_Angeles
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-8 Hours
List of High Schools in Zipcode 98422
Stadium High SchoolPierce
List of Middle Schools in Zipcode 98422
Meeker Middle SchoolPierce
New Tacoma
Northeast Tacoma