ZIP Code 98498 - Lakewood Washington

ZIP Code 98498 is located in Lakewood Washington. Portions of 98498 are also in University Place. 98498 is entirely within Pierce County. Regionally, it is located in Metro Seattle-Tacoma.

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ZIP Code 98498 Quick Stats

ZIP Code NameLakewood
Primary CountyPierce County
ZIP Code TypeStandard
Population (2022)28,256
Area Code(s)253
Current Time
PST

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98498 Demographics

98498 can be classified socioeconomically as 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 98498 is White. The majority race/ethnicity attending public schools in 98498 is White. The current unemployment level in 98498 is 5.5%.

Population28,256
Population Growth Rate1.23%
Population Density2,902 People per Square Mile
Total Households11,426
Percentage High Income Households3.4%
Median Houshold Income (2021)$77,905
Average Adjusted Gross Income (2020)$76,440
Current Unemployment Rate (February 2024)5.5%
Majority Race/EthnictyWhite - 66.59%
Public School Majority Race/EthnictyWhite - 31.85%

98498 Race/Ethnicty Breakdown

Race/EthnictyTotalPercentage
White17,89965.18%
Black2,91210.6%
Hispanic3,57813.03%
Asian2,2648.24%
Native American2250.82%
Hawaiian/Pac. Islander5822.12%

98498 Public School Race/Ethnicty Breakdown

Race/EthnictyTotalPercentage
White1,20739.2%
Black46515.1%
Hispanic1,02133.16%
Asian1695.49%
Native American240.78%
Hawaiian/Pac. Islander1936.27%

98498 Educational Attainment Levels

Highest Education Level AttainedTotalPercentage
Less Than 1 Year of College2,45912.88%
Bachelor Degree3,40417.83%
High School Diploma4,30922.56%
No High School Diploma3321.74%
GED or Alternate1,0515.5%
1 or More Years of College3,70219.39%
Associates Degree2,17611.4%
Masters Degree1,1776.16%
Professional Degree3691.93%
Doctorate Degree1170.61%

98498 Geography

Coordinates47.16110611,-122.55517578
Adjacent ZIP Codes
Cities/Towns in 98498
RegionMetro Seattle-Tacoma
Metropolitan/Micropolitan Stat AreaSeattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA
Time ZonePacific Standard Time
IANA TimezoneAmerica/Los_Angeles
Area10 Square Miles

98498 Politics

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98498 Weather and Climate Data

Plant Hardiness ZoneZone 8b: 15F to 20F
Average First Frost DateNovember 1 - 10
Average Last Frost DateApril 1 - 10
Koppen-Geiger Climate ZoneCsb - Warm-Summer Mediterranean Climate
Ecoregion2g - Southern Puget Prairies

98498 Annual Climate Data

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnual
Avg Min Temp (°F)34353740454953534943383443
Avg Max Temp (°F)46505459657076767161514660
Avg Precip (In.)5.484.514.052.981.91.62.921.221.873.426.036.0940.1

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