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ZIP Code 98404

Primary City:Tacoma, WA (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Mckinley Hill|Eastside
County: Pierce County
Timezone: Pacific (6:29am)
Area code: 253 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:47.21, -122.41
ZIP (~3 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 98404

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 98404. In addition to the primary city for a ZIP code, USPS also publishes a list of other acceptable cities that can be used with ZIP code 98404. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 98404, you should not use any of the cities listed as unacceptable. Choose from the primary or acceptable cities when mailing your package or letter.

Primary city:
Tacoma, WA

Stats and Demographics for the 98404 ZIP Code

ZIP code 98404 is located in west Washington and covers a slightly less than average land area compared to other ZIP codes in the United States. It also has a large population density.

The people living in ZIP code 98404 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of young adults is large. There are also an extremely large number of single parents and a small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 98404 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 32,086
Population Density 4,214 people per sq mi
Housing Units 11,390
Median Home Value $167,800
Land Area 7.61 sq mi
Water Area 0.02 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 10,522
Median Household Income $43,832

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 32Male Median Age: 31Female Median Age: 33

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1,3941,4271,3011,2611,1311,2311,0871,1371,0771,1021,054835636431308212144126
Female1,4491,2121,2161,1801,0481,2901,2101,1391,0011,0781,021887706528398287245297
Total2,8432,6392,5172,4412,1792,5212,2972,2762,0782,1802,0751,7221,342959706499389423

Gender

 Male 15,894 50%
 Female 16,192 50%
Gender

Race

 White 15,682 49%
 Black Or African American 3,968 12%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 1,225 4%
 Asian 4,177 13%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 548 2%
 Other Race 3,470 11%
 Two Or More Races 3,016 9%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner898701,2581,4771,293711428161
Renter2921,090940813523301162114
Total3811,9602,1982,2901,8161,012590275

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 4,233 40%
 Single Guardian 3,058 29%
 Singles 2,391 23%
 Singles With Roommate 840 8%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 6,033 57%
 Households with Kids 4,489 43%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male260305316274315254258285315250292266243250268249279225240212
Female272275308280264233244254217263226242242243227248266221218211
Total532580624554579487502539532513518508485493495497545446458423

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 98404 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities and nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 98404 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier or the 1970s. Looking at 98404 real estate data, the median home value of $167,800 is slightly higher than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 98404 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 98404 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. 3+ bedrooms are also common and rent for $1,000+/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 98404 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 31,794 99.1%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 14 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 202 0.6%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 76 0.2%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 5,031 44%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,256 11%
 Renter Occupied Households 4,235 37%
 Households Vacant 868 8%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 277 31.9%
 Rented & Unoccupied 17 2.0%
 For Sale Only 235 27.1%
 Sold & Unoccupied 41 4.7%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 14 1.6%
 For Migrant Workers 1 0.1%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 283 32.6%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 78 2%
 1 Bedroom 616 14%
 2 Bedroom 1,899 44%
 3+ Bedroom 1,767 41%
Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

Cost of Monthly Rent Including Utilities

Cost of a Studio Apartment

Cost of a 1 Bedroom

Cost of a 2 Bedroom

Cost of a 3+ Bedroom

Employment, Income, Earnings, and Work

The median household income of $43,832 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 98404 may not be as nice as other parts of town.

As with most parts of the country, vehicles are the most common form of transportation to places of employment. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. Most commuters in 98404 can expect to fall in that range. Having to travel to work for over 45 minutes isn't uncommon for people who live here.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 7,824 33%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 5,918 25%
 No Earnings 9,726 41%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Sources of Household Income

Percent of Households Receiving Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Household Investment Income

Percent of Households Receiving Investment Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Household Retirement Income

Percent of Households Receiving Retirement Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 7,824 33%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 5,918 25%
 No Earnings 9,726 41%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 10,443 88.9%
 Public transportation 551 4.7%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 27 0.2%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 392 3.3%
 Worked at Home 331 2.8%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The percentage of people that did not graduate high school is among the highest in the nation. Slightly more than the average number of people in the area graduated college.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 2,023 22.4%
 High School Graduate 5,367 59.5%
 Associate's degree 892 9.9%
 Bachelor's degree 604 6.7%
 Master's degree 95 1.1%
 Professional school degree 19 0.2%
 Doctorate degree 22 0.2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 6,524 80.1%
 Enrolled in Private School 430 5.3%
 Not Enrolled in School 1,189 14.6%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 98404

ZIP Code 98404 is in the Tacoma School District. There are 11 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 98404.

Boze
1140 East 65th St
Tacoma, WA 98404
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Tacoma School District
Fawcett
126 East 60th St
Tacoma, WA 98404
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Tacoma School District
Lister
2106 East 44th St
Tacoma, WA 98404
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Tacoma School District
Lyon
101 East 46th St
Tacoma, WA 98404
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Tacoma School District
Mckinley
3702 East McKinley Ave
Tacoma, WA 98404
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Tacoma School District
Blix Elementary
1302 East 38th St
Tacoma, WA 98404
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Tacoma School District
Roosevelt
3550 East Roosevelt Ave
Tacoma, WA 98404
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Tacoma School District
Sheridan
5317 East McKinley Ave
Tacoma, WA 98404
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Tacoma School District
First Creek Middle School
1801 East 56th St
Tacoma, WA 98404
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Tacoma School District
Concordia Lutheran School
202 E 56th St
Tacoma, WA 98404
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Cascade Christian Schools-Tacoma Elementary
1819 E 72nd St
Tacoma, WA 98404
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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