Zip Code 98443 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameTacoma
Zip Code StateWashington
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Pierce
Area Code253
Current Population:5371
Racial Majority:White 82.55%
Public School Racial Majority:White 67.2%
Unemployment Rate:19.3%
Median Household Income$65935
Average Adjusted Gross Income$69470
School Test Performance:Average
Average Commute Time24.4 Minutes
Current Time:
PDT
Time Zone:Pacific Daylight Time
Elevation Range141 - 200 ft.
Area5 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)47.20845032, -122.36654663

Zip Code 98443 Description

Zip Code 98443 is located in the state of Washington in the Seattle - Tacoma metro area. Zip code 98443 is primarily located in Pierce County. The official US Postal Service name for 98443 is TACOMA, Washington. Portions of zip code 98443 are contained within or border the city limits of Waller, WA, Summit, WA, and Tacoma, WA. The area code for zip code 98443 is 253. 98443 can be classified socioeconically as a Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Washington.

The current unemployment level in 98443 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 98443 decreased to 5371 from 5593 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 98443 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 98443 public schools is White. 49.7% of students in 98443 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

20142010Change(+/-)
 White 4575 82.55% 4508 +1%
 Black Or African American 296 5.34% 130 +128%
 Hispanic 219 3.95% 259 -15%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 110 1.98% 114 -4%
 Asian 141 2.54% 140 +1%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 12 0.22% 7 +71%
 Other Race 7 0.11% 7 -14%
 Two Or More Races 206 3.3% 206 -11%

Zip Code 98443 Race/Ethnicity

 White 67.2%
 Black Or African American 1.7%
 Hispanic 20.9%
 Asian 2.4%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0.7%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.7%
 Two or More Races 6.4%

Zip Code 98443 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

20102000
Total Population53715593
Male Population49.60%
Female Population50.40%
Total Households2109
Test Score PerformanceAverage
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
49.7%
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
100.0%
Median Household Income$65935
Income Under $50K Per Year34.80%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year40.40%
Income Above $100K Per Year24.70%
98443 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Washington District 10Denny HeckDemocrat
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$261646
Average Real Estate Sale Price$225957
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 2g - Southern Puget Prairies
Average First Frost DatesOctober 11 - 20
Average Last Frost DatesApril 21 - 31

Zip Code 98443 Annual Climate Data

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnual
Avg Min Temp (°F)33353740454953534943383442
Avg Max Temp (°F)46505460667176777261514661
Avg Precip (In.)5.474.564.113.022.11.74.871.181.773.346.036.0540.24
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA
CBSA Type98443
CBSA Population3461985
Time ZonePacific Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/Los_Angeles
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-8 Hours
List of High Schools in Zipcode 98443
Puyallup High SchoolPierce
List of Middle Schools in Zipcode 98443
Aylen Junior High School Middle SchoolPierce
List of Elementary Schools in Zipcode 98443
Waller Road Elementary SchoolPierce