Zip Code 98446 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameTacoma
Zip Code StateWashington
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Pierce
Area Code253
Current Population:10173
Racial Majority:White 74.43%
Public School Racial Majority:White 54.4%
Unemployment Rate:18.2%
Median Household Income$67259
Average Adjusted Gross Income$60170
School Test Performance:Average
Average Commute Time30.8 Minutes
Current Time:
PDT
Time Zone:Pacific Daylight Time
Elevation Range256 - 420 ft.
Area11 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)47.13167953, -122.37355042

Zip Code 98446 Description

Zip Code 98446 is located in the state of Washington in the Seattle - Tacoma metro area. Zip code 98446 is primarily located in Pierce County. The official US Postal Service name for 98446 is TACOMA, Washington. Portions of zip code 98446 are contained within or border the city limits of Frederickson, WA, Summit, WA, Elk Plain, WA, Waller, WA, South Hill, WA, Spanaway, WA, and Parkland, WA. The area code for zip code 98446 is 253. 98446 can be classified socioeconically as a Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Washington.

The current unemployment level in 98446 is 18.2% 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 98446 increased to 10173 from 9178 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 98446 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 98446 public schools is White. 51.6% of students in 98446 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

20142010Change(+/-)
 White 7366 74.43% 7664 -4%
 Black Or African American 552 5.58% 497 +11%
 Hispanic 440 4.45% 654 -33%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 84 0.85% 112 -25%
 Asian 653 6.6% 478 +37%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 136 1.37% 198 -31%
 Other Race 18 0% 18 -100%
 Two Or More Races 552 6.73% 552 +21%

Zip Code 98446 Race/Ethnicity

 White 54.4%
 Black Or African American 6.8%
 Hispanic 16.5%
 Asian 5.8%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 2.5%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.8%
 Two or More Races 13.2%

Zip Code 98446 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

20102000
Total Population101739178
Male Population49.50%
Female Population50.50%
Total Households3789
Test Score PerformanceAverage
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
51.6%
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
100.0%
Median Household Income$67259
Income Under $50K Per Year35.20%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year40.20%
Income Above $100K Per Year24.60%
98446 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Washington District 10Denny HeckDemocrat
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$225270
Average Real Estate Sale Price$195183
Current Unemployment Level 18.2%
Previous Month Unemployment Level4.9%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago5.1%
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 21 - 31

Zip Code 98446 Annual Climate Data

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnual
Avg Min Temp (°F)33343639444952524842373342
Avg Max Temp (°F)45495359657075767160504560
Avg Precip (In.)5.584.644.273.262.41.971.051.281.953.426.356.0842.25
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA
CBSA Type98446
CBSA Population3461985
Time ZonePacific Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/Los_Angeles
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-8 Hours