Tacoma, WA 98443 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 98443: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Tacoma, WA 98443

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 30
  • Single Family Addresses: 2,178
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Pierce County
  • Centroid: Latitude 47.206, Longitude -122.373
  • Time Zone: Pacific Time Zone (UTC -8 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Tacoma, WA 98443 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 5,741
Population in Households 5,716
Population in Familes 4,638
Population in Group Qrtrs 25
Population Density1 1,131
Diversity Index2 38


Total Households 2,240
Average Household Size 2.55
Family Households 1,576
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 2,362 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,788 (75.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 452 (19.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 122 ( 5.2%)
Median Home Value $306,316
Average Home Value $367,114


Median Household Income $63,802
Average Household Income $81,682
Per Capita Income $32,022
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.55% 0.78%
Households 0.49% 0.74%
Families 0.39% 0.68%
Median Household Income   2.64%
Per Capita Income   1.89%
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 98443 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 98443 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 # 279 52nd
Population Density1 # 156 74th
Diversity Index2 # 283 52nd
Median Household Income # 142 76th
Per Capita Income # 173 71st

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