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ZIP Code 98445

Primary City:Tacoma, WA (View All Cities)
County: Pierce County
Timezone: Pacific (2:31am)
Area code: 253 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:47.13, -122.41
ZIP (~5 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 98445

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 98445. 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 98445. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 98445, 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
Acceptable:
Parkland

Stats and Demographics for the 98445 ZIP Code

ZIP code 98445 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 98445 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 a large number of single parents and a slightly less than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 98445 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 29,661
Population Density 2,847 people per sq mi
Housing Units 11,403
Median Home Value $199,300
Land Area 10.42 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 10,722
Median Household Income $59,940

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 35Male Median Age: 34Female Median Age: 36

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1,1281,0401,1011,1171,0361,0849619259881,0621,046821723486337289174110
Female1,0499861,0511,0161,0881,2181,1149331,0161,1211,085924781555414364260258
Total2,1772,0262,1522,1332,1242,3022,0751,8582,0042,1832,1311,7451,5041,041751653434368

Gender

 Male 14,428 49%
 Female 15,233 51%
Gender

Race

 White 18,659 63%
 Black Or African American 3,089 10%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 407 1%
 Asian 2,738 9%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 969 3%
 Other Race 1,208 4%
 Two Or More Races 2,591 9%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner1058231,2671,7641,513918594164
Renter4461,10572560834015212276
Total5511,9281,9922,3721,8531,070716240

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 5,285 49%
 Single Guardian 2,310 22%
 Singles 2,337 22%
 Singles With Roommate 790 7%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 6,719 63%
 Households with Kids 4,003 37%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male224226231223212210189204225226216213239207223247224225198194
Female199212217202197173203189224214211185226215177215219220185228
Total423438448425409383392393449440427398465422400462443445383422

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 98445 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 98445 were primarily built in the 2000s or the 1990s. Looking at 98445 real estate data, the median home value of $199,300 is slightly higher than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 98445 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 98445 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 98445 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 29,538 99.6%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 58 0.2%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 65 0.2%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 5,664 50%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,484 13%
 Renter Occupied Households 3,574 31%
 Households Vacant 681 6%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 283 41.6%
 Rented & Unoccupied 3 0.4%
 For Sale Only 159 23.3%
 Sold & Unoccupied 17 2.5%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 26 3.8%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 193 28.3%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 109 3%
 1 Bedroom 386 11%
 2 Bedroom 1,277 37%
 3+ Bedroom 1,722 49%
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 $59,940 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 98445 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 98445. 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 9,629 41%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 5,214 22%
 No Earnings 8,370 36%
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 9,629 41%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 5,214 22%
 No Earnings 8,370 36%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 12,087 93.1%
 Public transportation 392 3.0%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 22 0.2%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 160 1.2%
 Worked at Home 323 2.5%
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. The population is likely to value education because they are very well educated themselves. A much higher percentation of the population has received a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 1,089 11.7%
 High School Graduate 5,889 63.2%
 Associate's degree 1,101 11.8%
 Bachelor's degree 977 10.5%
 Master's degree 190 2.0%
 Professional school degree 46 0.5%
 Doctorate degree 19 0.2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 5,228 79.2%
 Enrolled in Private School 693 10.5%
 Not Enrolled in School 678 10.3%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 98445

ZIP Code 98445 is in the Bethel School District. There are 9 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 98445.

Chester H Thompson Elementary
15605 B St East
Tacoma, WA 98445
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Bethel School District
Thompson Preschool
15616 5th Ave East
Tacoma, WA 98445
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Bethel School District
Elmhurst Elementary School
420 133rd St East
Tacoma, WA 98445
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Franklin Pierce School District
Harvard Elementary
1709 85th St East
Tacoma, WA 98445
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Franklin Pierce School District
Morris Ford Middle School
1602 104th St East
Tacoma, WA 98445
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Franklin Pierce School District
Midland Elementary
2300 105th St East
Tacoma, WA 98445
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Franklin Pierce School District
Larchmont
8601 East B St
Tacoma, WA 98445
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Tacoma School District
Spanaway Middle School
15701 B St East
Tacoma, WA 98445
Grade Level: Middle/Secondary
District: Bethel School District
Franklin Pierce High School
11002 18th Ave East
Tacoma, WA 98445
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Franklin Pierce School District

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