Tacoma, WA 98465 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 98465: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Tacoma, WA 98465

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 81
  • Single Family Addresses: 1,916
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 1,474
  • County: Pierce County
  • Centroid: Latitude 47.249, Longitude -122.529
  • Time Zone: Pacific Time Zone (UTC -8 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Tacoma, WA 98465 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 7,786
Daytime Population: Workers 2,402
Daytime Population: Residents 4,476
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 6,878
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.88
Population in Households 7,689
Population in Familes 5,212
Population in Group Qrtrs 97
Population Density2 4,338
Diversity Index3 55


Median Household Income $56,245
Average Household Income $81,510
Per Capita Income $39,793


Total Housing Units 4,076 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,624 (39.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,136 (52.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 316 ( 7.8%)
Median Home Value $298,810
Average Home Value $386,330


Total Households 3,760
Average Household Size 2.04
Family Households 1,873
Average Family Size 3
  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 1.02% 1.15%
Households 0.93% 1.09%
Families 0.8% 1.0%
Median Household Income   1.71%
Per Capita Income   2.03%

Tacoma, WA 98465 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 98465 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 # 252 57th
Population Density # 62 90th
Diversity Index # 162 72nd
Median Household Income # 267 55th
Per Capita Income # 96 84th

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