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ZIP Code 98446

Primary City:Tacoma, WA (View All Cities)
County: Pierce County
Timezone: Pacific (2:27am)
Area code: 253 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:47.13, -122.38
ZIP (~5 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 98446

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 98446. 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 98446. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 98446, 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 98446 ZIP Code

ZIP code 98446 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 less than average population density.

The people living in ZIP code 98446 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 extremely large. There are also a slightly less than average number of single adults and a slightly higher than average number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 98446 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 10,173
Population Density 925 people per sq mi
Housing Units 4,045
Median Home Value $248,600
Land Area 10.99 sq mi
Water Area 0.02 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 3,789
Median Household Income $61,703

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 39Male Median Age: 38Female Median Age: 39

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male3403253453443093513222823603904013493122141591216146
Female3632923133263213693153133823914243463312171711049371
Total703617658670630720637595742781825695643431330225154117

Gender

 Male 5,031 49%
 Female 5,142 51%
Gender

Race

 White 7,917 78%
 Black Or African American 514 5%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 126 1%
 Asian 485 5%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 200 2%
 Other Race 232 2%
 Two Or More Races 699 7%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner2830345865962640623469
Renter12428421718411155265
Total15258767584373746126074

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 2,087 55%
 Single Guardian 685 18%
 Singles 730 19%
 Singles With Roommate 287 8%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 2,515 66%
 Households with Kids 1,274 34%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male6559707258737361606766587480577965717266
Female7177698252467747707157606164746670595769
Total136136139154110119150108130138123118135144131145135130129135

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 98446 has a small percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 98446 were primarily built in the 2000s or the 1960s. Looking at 98446 real estate data, the median home value of $248,600 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 98446. Rentals in 98446 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. 2 bedrooms are also common and rent for $1,000+/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 98446 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 10,143 99.7%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 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 30 0.3%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 2,130 53%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 653 16%
 Renter Occupied Households 1,006 25%
 Households Vacant 256 6%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 86 33.6%
 Rented & Unoccupied 2 0.8%
 For Sale Only 69 27.0%
 Sold & Unoccupied 7 2.7%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 19 7.4%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 73 28.5%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 32 3%
 1 Bedroom 98 8%
 2 Bedroom 509 42%
 3+ Bedroom 563 47%
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 $61,703 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 98446 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 98446. 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 3,693 46%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,686 21%
 No Earnings 2,588 32%
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 3,693 46%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,686 21%
 No Earnings 2,588 32%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 4,492 91.4%
 Public transportation 99 2.0%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 13 0.3%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 60 1.2%
 Worked at Home 252 5.1%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

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 224 7.0%
 High School Graduate 2,148 67.2%
 Associate's degree 298 9.3%
 Bachelor's degree 355 11.1%
 Master's degree 98 3.1%
 Professional school degree 17 0.5%
 Doctorate degree 57 1.8%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,496 78.9%
 Enrolled in Private School 118 6.2%
 Not Enrolled in School 282 14.9%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 98446

ZIP Code 98446 is in the Bethel School District. There are 5 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 98446.

Clover Creek Elementary
16715 36th Ave East
Tacoma, WA 98446
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Bethel School District
Naches Trail Elementary
15305 Waller Rd East
Tacoma, WA 98446
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Bethel School District
Central Avenue Elementary
4505 104th St East
Tacoma, WA 98446
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Franklin Pierce School District
Collins Elementary
4608 128th St East
Tacoma, WA 98446
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Franklin Pierce School District
Cascade Christian Schools - Fredrickson Elementary
3425 176th St E
Tacoma, WA 98446
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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