Tacoma, WA 98422 ZIP Code Profile

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Browns Point, WA | Dash Point, WA | Tacoma, WA

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ZIP Code 98422: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Tacoma, WA 98422

Not Acceptable, USPS
Browns Point, WA 98422
Dash Point, WA 98422

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 107
  • Single Family Addresses: 7,038
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 672
  • County: Pierce County
  • Centroid: Latitude 47.294, Longitude -122.392
  • Time Zone: Pacific Time Zone (UTC -8 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Tacoma, WA 98422 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 21,164
Population in Households 20,989
Population in Familes 17,845
Population in Group Qrtrs 175
Population Density1 3,168
Diversity Index2 59


Total Households 7,765
Average Household Size 2.7
Family Households 5,700
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 8,220 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,948 (72.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,817 (22.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 455 ( 5.5%)
Median Home Value $368,109
Average Home Value $426,870


Median Household Income $84,584
Average Household Income $106,271
Per Capita Income $39,275
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.88% 1.05%
Households 0.74% 0.97%
Families 0.67% 0.92%
Median Household Income   2.1%
Per Capita Income   1.72%
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 98422 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 98422 to the other 585 ZIP Codes in Washington by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 154 74th
Population Density1 # 95 84th
Diversity Index2 # 129 78th
Median Household Income # 50 92nd
Per Capita Income # 79 87th

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