Zip Code 98433 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameTacoma
Zip Code StateWashington
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Pierce
Secondary County: Thurston
Area Code253
Alternate Zip Code NamesFORT LEWIS
FT LEWIS
JOINT BASE LEWIS MCCHORD
LEWIS MCCHORD
Unacceptable Zip Code NamesJB LEWIS MCCHORD
JBLM
Current Population:14584
Racial Majority:White 60.9%
Public School Racial Majority:White 47.8%
Unemployment Rate:4.8%
Median Household Income$40265
Average Adjusted Gross Income$34070
School Test Performance:Below Average
Average Commute Time11.8 Minutes
Current Time:
PDT
Time Zone:Pacific Daylight Time
Elevation Range141 - 397 ft.
Area87 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)47.06269073, -122.54699707

Zip Code 98433 Description

Zip Code 98433 is located in the state of Washington in the Seattle - Tacoma metro area. Zip code 98433 is primarily located in Pierce County. Portions of 98433 are also located in Thurston County. The official US Postal Service name for 98433 is TACOMA, Washington. Portions of zip code 98433 are contained within or border the city limits of Fort Lewis, WA, DuPont, WA, McChord AFB, WA, Lakewood, WA, North Yelm, WA, Nisqually Indian Community, WA, Steilacoom, WA, and Roy, WA. Zip code 98433 is within area code 253 and area code 360. 98433 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Washington.

The current unemployment level in 98433 is 4.8% which is lower than the current county unemployment level of 6.5% and is lower than the current state unemployment at 5.4% and higher than the current national unemployment rate at 4.1%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 98433 decreased to 14584 from 19645 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 98433 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 98433 public schools is White. 57.2% of students in 98433 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

20142010Change(+/-)
 White 11216 60.9% 8696 +29%
 Black Or African American 2684 14.57% 1588 +69%
 Hispanic 3152 17.12% 2380 +32%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 106 0.58% 163 -35%
 Asian 311 1.69% 457 -32%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 510 2.77% 276 +85%
 Other Race 25 0.17% 25 +24%
 Two Or More Races 999 2.2% 999 -59%

Zip Code 98433 Race/Ethnicity

 White 47.8%
 Black Or African American 11.4%
 Hispanic 23.9%
 Asian 2.7%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 2.5%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.7%
 Two or More Races 11.1%

Zip Code 98433 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

20102000
Total Population1458419645
Male Population54.10%
Female Population45.90%
Total Households3409
Test Score PerformanceBelow Average
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
57.2%
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
80.0%
Median Household Income$40265
Income Under $50K Per Year66.80%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year28.70%
Income Above $100K Per Year4.50%
98433 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Washington District 10Denny HeckDemocrat
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$283427
Average Real Estate Sale Price$237792
Current Unemployment Level 4.8%
Previous Month Unemployment Level4.9%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago6.0%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 8b: 15F to 20F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 8a: 10F to 15F
Köppen Climate ClassificationCsb - Warm-Summer Mediterranean Climate
Ecoregion 2g - Southern Puget Prairies
Average First Frost DatesOctober 21 - 31
Average Last Frost DatesApril 11 - 20

Zip Code 98433 Annual Climate Data

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnual
Avg Min Temp (°F)33353639444952524842373442
Avg Max Temp (°F)45495359657076767160504560
Avg Precip (In.)5.674.694.213.132.071.811.271.933.536.286.2541.83
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA
CBSA Type98433
CBSA Population3461985
Time ZonePacific Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/Los_Angeles
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-8 Hours
Central Lakes