Zip Code 98466 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameTacoma
Zip Code StateWashington
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Pierce
Area Code253
Current Population:26944
Racial Majority:White 69.11%
Public School Racial Majority:White 51.7%
Unemployment Rate:15.4%
Median Household Income$59570
Average Adjusted Gross Income$67420
School Test Performance:Above Average
Average Commute Time24.7 Minutes
Current Time:
PDT
Time Zone:Pacific Daylight Time
Elevation Range184 - 262 ft.
Area6 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)47.22858810, -122.54740906

Zip Code 98466 Description

Zip Code 98466 is located in the state of Washington in the Seattle - Tacoma metro area. Zip code 98466 is primarily located in Pierce County. The official US Postal Service name for 98466 is TACOMA, Washington. Portions of zip code 98466 are contained within or border the city limits of University Place, WA, Fircrest, WA, and Tacoma, WA. The area code for zip code 98466 is 253. 98466 can be classified socioeconically as a Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Washington.

The current unemployment level in 98466 is 15.4% which is higher than the current county unemployment level of 6.5% and is lower 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 98466 increased to 26944 from 24598 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 98466 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 98466 public schools is White. 40% of students in 98466 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

20142010Change(+/-)
 White 18314 69.11% 19107 -4%
 Black Or African American 2144 8.09% 2264 -5%
 Hispanic 1653 6.24% 1758 -6%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 220 0.83% 205 +7%
 Asian 1571 5.93% 1508 +4%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 51 0.19% 218 -77%
 Other Race 43 0.17% 43 +2%
 Two Or More Races 1841 9.44% 1841 +36%

Zip Code 98466 Race/Ethnicity

 White 51.7%
 Black Or African American 10.7%
 Hispanic 12.3%
 Asian 9.1%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0.9%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.6%
 Two or More Races 14.6%

Zip Code 98466 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

20102000
Total Population2694424598
Male Population46.60%
Female Population53.40%
Total Households11350
Test Score PerformanceAbove Average
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
40%
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
83.3%
Median Household Income$59570
Income Under $50K Per Year40.50%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year38.20%
Income Above $100K Per Year21.40%
98466 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Washington District 10Denny HeckDemocrat
Washington District 6Derek KilmerDemocrat
Related Maps: Map of All Washington Congressional Districts

Average Real Estate Asking Price$295435
Average Real Estate Sale Price$252892
Current Unemployment Level 15.4%
Previous Month Unemployment Level4.2%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago4.6%
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 98466 Annual Climate Data

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnual
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 Type98466
CBSA Population3461985
Time ZonePacific Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/Los_Angeles
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-8 Hours
South Tacoma
West End