Tacoma, WA 98407 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 98407: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Tacoma, WA 98407

Acceptable Alternative
Ruston, WA 98407

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 255
  • Single Family Addresses: 7,484
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 2,012
  • County: Pierce County
  • Centroid: Latitude 47.283, Longitude -122.505
  • Time Zone: Pacific Time Zone (UTC -8 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Tacoma, WA 98407 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 21,218
Population in Households 21,051
Population in Familes 15,774
Population in Group Qrtrs 167
Population Density1 3,917
Diversity Index2 39


Total Households 9,234
Average Household Size 2.28
Family Households 5,545
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 9,934 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 6,096 (61.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,138 (31.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 700 ( 7.0%)
Median Home Value $328,657
Average Home Value $415,342


Median Household Income $75,934
Average Household Income $98,980
Per Capita Income $43,344
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.95% 1.03%
Households 0.84% 1.0%
Families 0.73% 0.93%
Median Household Income   1.74%
Per Capita Income   2.33%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Tacoma, WA 98407 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 98407 to the other 585 ZIP Codes in Washington by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 158 73rd
Population Density1 # 72 88th
Diversity Index2 # 275 53rd
Median Household Income # 101 83rd
Per Capita Income # 65 89th

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