Zip Code 98465 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameTacoma
Zip Code StateWashington
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Pierce
Area Code253
Current Population:6340
Racial Majority:White 75.9%
Public School Racial Majority:White 57.6%
Unemployment Rate:5.6%
Median Household Income$39846
Average Adjusted Gross Income$72960
School Test Performance:Below Average
Average Commute Time21.2 Minutes
Time Zone:Pacific Standard Time
Elevation Range0-0 Feet
Area2 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)47.24857800, -122.52771500

Zip Code 98465 Description

Zip Code 98465 is located in the state of Washington in the Seattle - Tacoma metro area. Zip code 98465 is primarily located in Pierce County. The official US Postal Service name for 98465 is TACOMA, Washington. Portions of zip code 98465 are contained within or border the city limits of Tacoma, WA, Fircrest, WA, and University Place, WA. The area code for zip code 98465 is 253. 98465 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Washington.

The current unemployment level in 98465 is 5.6% which is lower than the current county unemployment level of 6.5% and is higher than the current state unemployment at 5.0% and higher than the current national unemployment rate at 4.8%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 98465 decreased to 6340 from 6564 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 98465 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 98465 public schools is White. 45.2% of students in 98465 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

 White 4967 75.9% 4515 +10%
 Black Or African American 661 10.1% 524 +26%
 Hispanic 392 5.99% 393 +-0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 13 0.2% 45 -71%
 Asian 356 5.44% 509 -30%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 22 -100%
 Other Race 8 0% 8 -100%
 Two Or More Races 324 2.37% 324 -52%

Zip Code 98465 Race/Ethnicity

 White 57.6%
 Black Or African American 10.6%
 Hispanic 13.6%
 Asian 7.8%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0.3%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 1.3%
 Two or More Races 8.8%

Zip Code 98465 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

Total Population63406564
Male Population49.20%
Female Population50.80%
Total Households3010
Test Score PerformanceBelow Average
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
Median Household Income$39846
Income Under $50K Per Year58.70%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year28.50%
Income Above $100K Per Year12.80%
98465 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Washington District 6Derek KilmerDemocrat
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$306571
Average Real Estate Sale Price$238521
Current Unemployment Level 5.6%
Previous Month Unemployment Level5.4%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago9.8%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 8b: 15F to 20F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 8a: 10F to 15F
Köppen Climate ClassificationCsb - Warm-Summer Mediterranean Climate
Ecoregion 2f - Central Puget Lowland
Average First Frost DatesNovember 1 - 10
Average Last Frost DatesApril 1 - 10

Zip Code 98465 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)34363841465054545044393543
Avg Max Temp (°F)46505459667076777161514761
Avg Precip (In.)5.474.513.992.851.81.49.871.171.833.416.026.1239.53
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA
CBSA Type98465
CBSA Population3461985
Time ZonePacific Standard Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/Los_Angeles
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-8 Hours
List of High Schools in Zipcode 98465
Foss High SchoolPierce
List of Middle Schools in Zipcode 98465
Truman Middle SchoolPierce
List of Elementary Schools in Zipcode 98465
Delong Elementary SchoolPierce
Geiger Elementary SchoolPierce
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