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ZIP Code 98407

Primary City:Tacoma, WA (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: West End
County: Pierce County
Timezone: Pacific (4:35am)
Area code: 253 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:47.29, -122.51
ZIP (~3 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 98407

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 98407. 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 98407. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 98407, 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:
Ruston

Stats and Demographics for the 98407 ZIP Code

ZIP code 98407 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 98407 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 large number of single adults and a small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 98407 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 19,885
Population Density 3,536 people per sq mi
Housing Units 9,427
Median Home Value $292,200
Land Area 5.62 sq mi
Water Area 1.62 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 8,765
Median Household Income $66,833

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 43Male Median Age: 41Female Median Age: 45


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 56155291,144
5-95675361,103
10-145554981,053
15-195315041,035
20-24504491995
25-295876501,237
30-346357021,337
35-396435971,240
40-446927361,428
45-496897211,410
50-547538751,628
55-597538511,604
60-646617391,400
65-69447529976
70-74290356646
75-79233298531
80-84155317472
85 Plus205441646

Gender

 Male 9,515 48%
 Female 10,370 52%
Gender

Race

 White 16,870 84.8%
 Black Or African American 788 4.0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 157 0.8%
 Asian 696 3.5%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 53 0.3%
 Other Race 220 1.1%
 Two Or More Races 1,101 5.5%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-2432232264
25-345256801,205
35-449835241,507
45-541,2994621,761
55-641,4683731,841
65-748392501,089
75-84447240687
85 Plus211200411

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 4,005 46%
 Single Guardian 1,251 14%
 Singles 2,791 32%
 Singles With Roommate 718 8%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 6,441 73%
 Households with Kids 2,324 27%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
1118127245
211893211
3124103227
4116111227
5112101213
6118110228
7110116226
812293215
9105116221
1011791208
1111193204
1292105197
13113110223
1412299221
15102115217
1698115213
17132116248
1811183194
198875163
208578163

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 98407 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 98407 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 98407 real estate data, the median home value of $292,200 is high compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 98407 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 98407 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. 3+ bedrooms are also common and rent for $1,000+/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 98407 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 19,718 99.2%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 138 0.7%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 29 0.1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 4,414 47%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,390 15%
 Renter Occupied Households 2,961 31%
 Households Vacant 662 7%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 218 33%
 Rented & Unoccupied 18 3%
 For Sale Only 193 29%
 Sold & Unoccupied 23 3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 63 10%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 147 22%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 149 4%
 1 Bedroom 785 23%
 2 Bedroom 1,303 39%
 3+ Bedroom 1,138 34%
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 $66,833 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 98407 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. A slightly higher than average number of commuters in 98407 can expect to fall in that range. 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 7,189 42%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 4,742 28%
 No Earnings 5,056 30%
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 7,189 42%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 4,742 28%
 No Earnings 5,056 30%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 9,022 86.3%
 Public transportation 328 3.1%
 Taxicab 12 0.1%
 Motorcycle 51 0.5%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 510 4.9%
 Worked at Home 533 5.1%
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 333 5%
 High School Graduate 3,069 44%
 Associate's degree 672 10%
 Bachelor's degree 1,604 23%
 Master's degree 674 10%
 Professional school degree 402 6%
 Doctorate degree 274 4%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 2,727 70.3%
 Enrolled in Private School 743 19.2%
 Not Enrolled in School 408 10.5%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 98407

ZIP Code 98407 is in the Tacoma School District. There are 7 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 98407.

Mason
3901 North 28th St
Tacoma, WA 98407
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Tacoma School District
Point Defiance
4330 North Visscher St
Tacoma, WA 98407
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Tacoma School District
Sherman
4415 North 38th St
Tacoma, WA 98407
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Tacoma School District
Truman
5801 North 35th St
Tacoma, WA 98407
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Tacoma School District
Washington-Hoyt
3701 North 26th St
Tacoma, WA 98407
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Tacoma School District
Science and Math Institute
5501 North Pearl St
Tacoma, WA 98407
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Tacoma School District
Tacoma Waldorf School
2710 N Madison St
Tacoma, WA 98407
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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