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ZIP Code 98447

Primary City:Tacoma, WA (View All Cities)
Organization:Pacific Lutheran University
ZIP Type: Unique
County: Pierce County
Timezone: Pacific (8:35pm)
Coordinates:47.146, -122.441
ZIP (~200 yard radius)

Cities in ZIP code 98447

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 98447. 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 98447. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 98447, 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
Pacific Lutheran University

Stats and Demographics for the 98447 ZIP Code

ZIP code 98447 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 an extremely large population density.

The people living in ZIP code 98447 are primarily white. The number of young adults is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is extremely small. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 98447 ZIP code is extremely small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 842
Population Density 17,870 people per sq mi
Housing Units 0
Land Area 0.05 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 0

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 20Male Median Age: 20Female Median Age: 20

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


 Male 398 47%
 Female 444 53%


 White 713 84.7%
 Black Or African American 18 2.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 3 0.4%
 Asian 49 5.8%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 3 0.4%
 Other Race 7 0.8%
 Two Or More Races 49 5.8%

Children by Age


Real Estate and Housing

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 0 0%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0%
 Other Institutional 0 0%
 College Student Housing 842 100%
 Military Quarters 0 0%
 Other Noninstitutional 0 0%
Housing Type

Employment, Income, Earnings, and Work

ZIP 98447 is unusual in that "Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means" is the most frequent method of transportation to work instead of vehicles. 98447 is extremely friendly to pedestrians/cyclists and the percentage of people using these transportation methods to commute to work are among the highest in the country. A higher percentage of people in 98447 than almost anywhere in the country avoid a commute altogether by working at home. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. The commute in 98447 is that short for a higher percentage of workers than almost anywhere in the United States. Many commuters should consider themselves lucky that they don't have a longer commute. It is very uncommon, compared to the rest of the US, for employees to have to travel more than 45 minutes to their place of employment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 26 3%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 765 87%
 No Earnings 86 10%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Annual Individual Earnings

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 26 3%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 765 87%
 No Earnings 86 10%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 108 25%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 229 53%
 Worked at Home 98 23%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

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