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ZIP Code 98465

Primary City:Tacoma, WA (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: West End
County: Pierce County
Timezone: Pacific (1:53pm)
Area code: 253 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:47.25, -122.53
ZIP (~2 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 98465

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 98465. 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 98465. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 98465, 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 98465 ZIP Code

ZIP code 98465 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 98465 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is large while the number of seniors is large. There are also an extremely large number of single adults and a small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 98465 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 6,340
Population Density 3,815 people per sq mi
Housing Units 3,244
Median Home Value $268,500
Land Area 1.66 sq mi
Water Area 0.67 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 3,010
Median Household Income $46,816

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 43Male Median Age: 40Female Median Age: 46

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male161156148189234229244188202249240223175131101986188
Female148118148199213218178186180267238238208170156106104148
Total309274296388447447422374382516478461383301257204165236

Gender

 Male 3,117 49%
 Female 3,223 51%
Gender

Race

 White 4,691 74.0%
 Black Or African American 556 8.8%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 54 0.9%
 Asian 517 8.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 26 0.4%
 Other Race 131 2.1%
 Two Or More Races 365 5.8%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner914620231332822915174
Renter188311227263189147130103
Total197457429576517376281177

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,132 38%
 Single Guardian 465 15%
 Singles 1,158 38%
 Singles With Roommate 255 8%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 2,352 78%
 Households with Kids 658 22%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male1543374031312831352229313927313233415254
Female3121302726271521293227312335384439433538
Total4664676757584352645456626262697672848792

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 98465 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities nearby.

The majority of household are rented. Homes in ZIP code 98465 were primarily built in the 1970s. Looking at 98465 real estate data, the median home value of $268,500 is high compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 98465 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 98465 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 98465 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 6,285 99.1%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 12 0.2%
 Nursing Facilities 7 0.1%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 36 0.6%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 1,052 32%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 400 12%
 Renter Occupied Households 1,558 48%
 Households Vacant 234 7%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 164 70.1%
 Rented & Unoccupied 1 0.4%
 For Sale Only 33 14.1%
 Sold & Unoccupied 1 0.4%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 14 6.0%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 21 9.0%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 49 3%
 1 Bedroom 602 37%
 2 Bedroom 811 50%
 3+ Bedroom 176 11%
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 $46,816 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 98465 may not be as nice as other parts of town.

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. More commuters in 98465 get to experience these short commute times than most other ZIP codes. 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 2,039 38%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,191 22%
 No Earnings 2,149 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 2,039 38%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,191 22%
 No Earnings 2,149 40%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 2,547 92.0%
 Public transportation 32 1.2%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 10 0.4%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 125 4.5%
 Worked at Home 54 2.0%
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 238 11%
 High School Graduate 1,203 56%
 Associate's degree 120 6%
 Bachelor's degree 352 16%
 Master's degree 109 5%
 Professional school degree 68 3%
 Doctorate degree 56 3%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 689 80.9%
 Enrolled in Private School 63 7.4%
 Not Enrolled in School 100 11.7%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 98465

ZIP Code 98465 is in the Tacoma School District. There are 4 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 98465.

Pearl Street Center
815 South Pearl St
Tacoma, WA 98465
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Tacoma School District
Geiger
621 South Jackson Ave
Tacoma, WA 98465
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Tacoma School District
Hunt
6501 South 10th St
Tacoma, WA 98465
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Tacoma School District
St Charles Borromeo School
7112 S 12th St
Tacoma, WA 98465
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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