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ZIP Code 98416

Primary City:Tacoma, WA (View All Cities)
Organization:University Of Puget Sound
ZIP Type: Unique
Neighborhood: North End
County: Pierce County
Timezone: Pacific (4:20am)
Area code: 253 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:47.263, -122.481
ZIP (~500 yard radius)

Cities in ZIP code 98416

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 98416. 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 98416. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 98416, 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
University Of Puget Sound

Stats and Demographics for the 98416 ZIP Code

ZIP code 98416 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 an extremely large population density.

The people living in ZIP code 98416 are primarily white. The number of young adults is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is extremely small. There are also an extremely large number of single adults and an extremely small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 98416 ZIP code is extremely small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 1,014
Population Density 9,734 people per sq mi
Housing Units 50
Land Area 0.10 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 49

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 20Male Median Age: 20Female Median Age: 20

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus


 Male 418 41%
 Female 596 59%


 White 822 81.1%
 Black Or African American 14 1.4%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 2 0.2%
 Asian 85 8.4%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 5 0.5%
 Other Race 4 0.4%
 Two Or More Races 82 8.1%

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 3 6%
 Single Guardian 0 0%
 Singles 2 4%
 Singles With Roommate 44 90%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 4
 Households without Kids 49 100%
 Households with Kids 0 0%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 98416 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more universities nearby.

The majority of household are rented. Homes in ZIP code 98416 were primarily built in the 1970s. Rentals in 98416 are most commonly 1 bedrooms. The rent for 1 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 98416 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 200 20%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0%
 Other Institutional 0 0%
 College Student Housing 814 80%
 Military Quarters 0 0%
 Other Noninstitutional 0 0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 1 2%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1 2%
 Renter Occupied Households 47 94%
 Households Vacant 1 2%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 1 100%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 0 0%
 Sold & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 0 0%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 0 0%
Vacancy Reasons

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 14 100%
 2 Bedroom 0 0%
 3+ Bedroom 0 0%
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

ZIP 98416 is unusual in that "Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means" is the most frequent method of transportation to work instead of vehicles. 98416 is extremely friendly to pedestrians/cyclists and the percentage of people using these transportation methods to commute to work are among the highest in the country. A higher percentage of people in 98416 than almost anywhere in the country avoid a commute altogether by working at home. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. The commute in 98416 is that short for a higher percentage of workers than almost anywhere in the United States. Many commuters should consider themselves lucky that they don't have a longer commute. There are a slightly smaller percentage of employees that have to travel over 45 minutes to reach their place of employment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 36 3%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,041 84%
 No Earnings 168 13%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 36 3%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,041 84%
 No Earnings 168 13%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 76 16%
 Public transportation 13 3%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 288 60%
 Worked at Home 104 22%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

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