ZIP Code 98439 - Lakewood Washington

ZIP Code 98439 is located in Lakewood Washington. Portions of 98439 are also in Fort Lewis. 98439 is entirely within Pierce County. Regionally, it is located in Metro Seattle-Tacoma.

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ZIP Code 98439 Quick Stats

ZIP Code NameLakewood
Primary CountyPierce County
ZIP Code TypeStandard
Population (2022)5,679
Area Code(s)253
Current Time
PST

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98439 Demographics

98439 can be classified socioeconomically as Lower Middle Class class compared to other ZIP Codes in Washington based on Median Household Income and Average Adjusted Gross Income. The majority race/ethnicity residing in 98439 is White. The majority race/ethnicity attending public schools in 98439 is White. The current unemployment level in 98439 is 5.5%.

Population5,679
Population Growth Rate12.00%
Population Density4,892 People per Square Mile
Total Households1,847
Percentage High Income Households2.8%
Median Houshold Income (2021)$42,198
Average Adjusted Gross Income (2020)$40,740
Current Unemployment Rate (February 2024)5.5%
Majority Race/EthnictyWhite - 59.80%
Public School Majority Race/EthnictyWhite - 37.97%

98439 Race/Ethnicty Breakdown

Race/EthnictyTotalPercentage
White3,64355.89%
Black5408.28%
Hispanic1,65525.39%
Asian791.21%
Native American1752.68%
Hawaiian/Pac. Islander4266.54%

98439 Public School Race/Ethnicty Breakdown

Race/EthnictyTotalPercentage
White53844.43%
Black14511.97%
Hispanic41834.52%
Asian352.89%
Native American131.07%
Hawaiian/Pac. Islander625.12%

98439 Educational Attainment Levels

Highest Education Level AttainedTotalPercentage
Less Than 1 Year of College35514%
Bachelor Degree1706.7%
High School Diploma74429.34%
No High School Diploma682.68%
GED or Alternate1455.72%
1 or More Years of College66026.03%
Associates Degree28311.16%
Masters Degree682.68%
Professional Degree110.43%
Doctorate Degree321.26%

98439 Geography

Coordinates47.12800598,-122.51937103
Adjacent ZIP Codes
Cities/Towns in 98439
RegionMetro Seattle-Tacoma
Metropolitan/Micropolitan Stat AreaSeattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA
Time ZonePacific Standard Time
IANA TimezoneAmerica/Los_Angeles
Area1 Square Miles

98439 Politics

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98439 Weather and Climate Data

Plant Hardiness ZoneZone 8b: 15F to 20F
Average First Frost DateOctober 21 - 31
Average Last Frost DateApril 11 - 20
Koppen-Geiger Climate ZoneCsb - Warm-Summer Mediterranean Climate
Ecoregion2g - Southern Puget Prairies

98439 Annual Climate Data

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnual
Avg Min Temp (°F)33353739454953534943383442
Avg Max Temp (°F)45495359657076767160504560
Avg Precip (In.)5.514.544.133.072.021.71.961.261.93.416.096.140.7

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