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ZIP Code 98422

Primary City:Tacoma, WA (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: North East
County: Pierce County
Timezone: Pacific (12:14am)
Area code: 253 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:47.29, -122.39
ZIP (~4 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 98422

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 98422. 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 98422. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 98422, 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
Unacceptable:
Browns Point, Dash Point

Stats and Demographics for the 98422 ZIP Code

ZIP code 98422 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 slightly higher than average population density.

The people living in ZIP code 98422 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large. There are also a large number of families and a small number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 98422 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 20,151
Population Density 3,017 people per sq mi
Housing Units 7,866
Median Home Value $318,000
Land Area 6.68 sq mi
Water Area 0.12 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 7,479
Median Household Income $82,585

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 40Male Median Age: 39Female Median Age: 40

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male60965580476651950352167776888688374359640123316512061
Female547677766729542532591720850890927758636400262161126127
Total1,1561,3321,5701,4951,0611,0351,1121,3971,6181,7761,8101,5011,232801495326246188

Gender

 Male 9,910 49%
 Female 10,241 51%
Gender

Race

 White 14,564 72%
 Black Or African American 1,215 6%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 268 1%
 Asian 2,158 11%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 187 1%
 Other Race 522 3%
 Two Or More Races 1,237 6%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner415041,1721,7041,37467731492
Renter170394363315197795528
Total2118981,5352,0191,571756369120

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 4,468 60%
 Single Guardian 1,060 14%
 Singles 1,483 20%
 Singles With Roommate 468 6%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 4,725 63%
 Households with Kids 2,754 37%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male128124136120138137116134130158184145159158158157169158124107
Female1161191159612612713713914813414414616218015817516113210394
Total244243251216264264253273278292328291321338316332330290227201

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 98422 has a small percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 98422 were primarily built in the 1990s. Looking at 98422 real estate data, the median home value of $318,000 is high compared to the rest of the country. It is also high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 98422. Rentals in 98422 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 98422 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 20,135 99.9%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 10 0.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 6 0.0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 4,912 62%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 966 12%
 Renter Occupied Households 1,601 20%
 Households Vacant 387 5%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 109 28%
 Rented & Unoccupied 6 2%
 For Sale Only 99 26%
 Sold & Unoccupied 22 6%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 71 18%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 80 21%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 18 1%
 1 Bedroom 230 13%
 2 Bedroom 582 33%
 3+ Bedroom 928 53%
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 $82,585 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 98422 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. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. However, that is not the case in 98422. It has a much lower than average number of people that make it to work in under half an hour. Having to travel to work for over 45 minutes isn't uncommon for people who live here.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 7,651 47%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,982 24%
 No Earnings 4,801 29%
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 7,651 47%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,982 24%
 No Earnings 4,801 29%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 9,286 88.8%
 Public transportation 435 4.2%
 Taxicab 7 0.1%
 Motorcycle 14 0.1%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 167 1.6%
 Worked at Home 546 5.2%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The area has some of the highest percentages of people who attended college of any ZIP.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 449 7%
 High School Graduate 3,093 46%
 Associate's degree 692 10%
 Bachelor's degree 1,570 23%
 Master's degree 584 9%
 Professional school degree 229 3%
 Doctorate degree 140 2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 3,314 75.7%
 Enrolled in Private School 680 15.5%
 Not Enrolled in School 381 8.7%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 98422

ZIP Code 98422 is in the Tacoma School District. There are 6 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 98422.

Browns Point
1526 51st St NE
Tacoma, WA 98422
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Tacoma School District
Meeker
4402 Nassau Ave NE
Tacoma, WA 98422
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Tacoma School District
Northeast Tacoma
5412 29th St NE
Tacoma, WA 98422
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Tacoma School District
Crescent Heights
4110 Nassau Ave NE
Tacoma, WA 98422
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Tacoma School District
Faith Baptist Christian Academy
5714 29th St NE
Tacoma, WA 98422
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
The Seabury School
1801 53rd St NE
Tacoma, WA 98422
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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