Zip Code 98424 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameTacoma
Zip Code StateWashington
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Pierce
Area Code253
Current Population:10140
Racial Majority: 48.22%
Public School Racial Majority:White 54.8%
Unemployment Rate:19.3%
Median Household Income$41756
Average Adjusted Gross Income$63010
School Test Performance:Average
Average Commute Time24.4 Minutes
Current Time:
PDT
Time Zone:Pacific Daylight Time
Elevation Range121 - 177 ft.
Area7 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)47.23834991, -122.36444855

Zip Code 98424 Description

Zip Code 98424 is located in the state of Washington in the Seattle - Tacoma metro area. Zip code 98424 is primarily located in Pierce County. The official US Postal Service name for 98424 is TACOMA, Washington. Portions of zip code 98424 are contained within or border the city limits of Fife, WA, Tacoma, WA, Waller, WA, Milton, WA, and Edgewood, WA. The area code for zip code 98424 is 253. 98424 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Washington.

The current unemployment level in 98424 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 98424 increased to 10140 from 4836 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 98424 is while the majority ethnicity attending 98424 public schools is White. 42.1% of students in 98424 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

20142010Change(+/-)
 White 4992 48.22% 5079 -2%
 Black Or African American 1014 9.79% 782 +30%
 Hispanic 1610 15.55% 1666 -3%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 154 1.49% 243 -37%
 Asian 1608 15.53% 1502 +7%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 415 4.01% 252 +65%
 Other Race 17 0.2% 17 +24%
 Two Or More Races 599 5.21% 599 -10%

Zip Code 98424 Race/Ethnicity

 White 54.8%
 Black Or African American 3.9%
 Hispanic 18.9%
 Asian 7.4%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 3.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.8%
 Two or More Races 11.1%

Zip Code 98424 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

20102000
Total Population101404836
Male Population50.30%
Female Population49.70%
Total Households3952
Test Score PerformanceAverage
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
42.1%
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
100.0%
Median Household Income$41756
Income Under $50K Per Year61.70%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year29.40%
Income Above $100K Per Year8.90%
98424 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Washington District 10Denny HeckDemocrat
Washington District 9Adam SmithDemocrat
Related Maps: Map of All Washington Congressional Districts

Average Real Estate Asking Price$217263
Average Real Estate Sale Price$227564
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 DatesOctober 21 - 31
Average Last Frost DatesApril 11 - 20

Zip Code 98424 Annual Climate Data

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnual
Avg Min Temp (°F)34363740455053535044383543
Avg Max Temp (°F)46515460667176777261524761
Avg Precip (In.)5.364.393.852.761.791.47.821.151.793.355.615.9538.3
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA
CBSA Type98424
CBSA Population3461985
Time ZonePacific Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/Los_Angeles
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-8 Hours
New Tacoma
Northeast Tacoma