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ZIP Code 98418

Primary City:Tacoma, WA (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: South End
County: Pierce
Timezone: Pacific (12:23pm)
Area code: 253 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:47.22, -122.45
ZIP (~1 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 98418

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 98418. 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 98418. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 98418, 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 98418 ZIP Code

ZIP code 98418 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 98418 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is large. There are also an extremely small number of families and a large number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 98418 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 10,069
Population Density 5,982 people per sq mi
Housing Units 4,279
Median Home Value $173,600
Land Area 1.68 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 3,884
Median Household Income $45,633

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 34Male Median Age: 34Female Median Age: 35

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male385313349347297474454370381385380298229146103605134
Female372335314323317439404353339391369321233162112797080
Total757648663670614913858723720776749619462308215139121114

Gender

 Male 5,056 50%
 Female 5,013 50%
Gender

Race

 White 6,204 62%
 Black Or African American 1,145 11%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 294 3%
 Asian 776 8%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 154 2%
 Other Race 650 6%
 Two Or More Races 846 8%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner3235641155443824414566
Renter1194383403332381094021
Total15179475188767635318587

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,386 36%
 Single Guardian 926 24%
 Singles 1,168 30%
 Singles With Roommate 404 10%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 2,600 67%
 Households with Kids 1,284 33%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male7383696956675855777674795169807172566849
Female6666737378577363645861766554536962607947
Total13914914214213412413111814113413515511612313314013411614796

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 98418 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 98418 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 98418 real estate data, the median home value of $173,600 is slightly higher than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly higher than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 98418. Rentals in 98418 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 98418 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 9,981 99.1%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 50 0.5%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 38 0.4%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 1,849 43%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 397 9%
 Renter Occupied Households 1,638 38%
 Households Vacant 395 9%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 139 35%
 Rented & Unoccupied 4 1%
 For Sale Only 78 20%
 Sold & Unoccupied 11 3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 8 2%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 155 39%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 38 3%
 1 Bedroom 402 28%
 2 Bedroom 596 42%
 3+ Bedroom 398 28%
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 $45,633 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 98418 is likely to be one of the nicer parts of town with a more affluent demographic.

As with most parts of the country, vehicles are the most common form of transportation to places of employment. Residents in ZIP code 98418 use public transportation to travel to work more than most areas of the nation. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. Most commuters in 98418 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 2,557 33%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,143 28%
 No Earnings 3,080 40%
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 2,557 33%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,143 28%
 No Earnings 3,080 40%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 3,718 91.0%
 Public transportation 212 5.2%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 7 0.2%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 70 1.7%
 Worked at Home 79 1.9%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The population has a much higher percentage of people with low education levels (less than high school) than normal. 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 440 14%
 High School Graduate 2,189 68%
 Associate's degree 218 7%
 Bachelor's degree 303 9%
 Master's degree 72 2%
 Professional school degree 0 0%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,404 75.3%
 Enrolled in Private School 175 9.4%
 Not Enrolled in School 285 15.3%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 98418

ZIP Code 98418 is in the Tacoma School District. There are 2 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 98418.

Reed
1802 South 36th St
Tacoma, WA 98418
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Tacoma School District
Lincoln
701 South 37th St
Tacoma, WA 98418
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Tacoma School District

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