Tacoma, WA 98433 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 98433: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Tacoma, WA 98433

Acceptable Alternative
Fort Lewis, WA 98433
Ft Lewis, WA 98433
Joint Base Lewis McChord, WA 98433
Lewis McChord, WA 98433

Not Acceptable, USPS
JB Lewis McChord, WA 98433
JBLM, WA 98433

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 130
  • Single Family Addresses: 4,219
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Pierce County
  • Centroid: Latitude 47.119, Longitude -122.579
  • Time Zone: Pacific Time Zone (UTC -8 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Tacoma, WA 98433 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 17,957
Daytime Population: Workers 20,548
Daytime Population: Residents 7,636
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 28,184
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.57
Population in Households 11,712
Population in Familes 11,415
Population in Group Qrtrs 6,245
Population Density2 196
Diversity Index3 69


Median Household Income $46,336
Average Household Income $56,693
Per Capita Income $17,972


Total Housing Units 3,674 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 25 ( 0.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,398 (92.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 251 ( 6.8%)
Median Home Value $25,000
Average Home Value $25,000


Total Households 3,423
Average Household Size 3.42
Family Households 3,199
Average Family Size 4
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 3.54% 0.65%
Households 0.75% 0.9%
Families 0.73% 0.88%
Median Household Income   1.53%
Per Capita Income   1.58%

Tacoma, WA 98433 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 98433 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 # 178 70th
Population Density # 264 55th
Diversity Index # 76 87th
Median Household Income # 431 26th
Per Capita Income # 544 7th

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