Tacoma, WA 98404 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 98404: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Tacoma, WA 98404

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Pierce County
  • Centroid: Latitude 47.213, Longitude -122.41
  • Time Zone: Pacific Time Zone (UTC -8 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 331
  • PO Box Addresses: 0
  • Residential Addresses: 11,465
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 896
    • Single Family Addresses: 10,569

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Database updated: February 1, 2018, Maps updated: February 1, 2018.

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Tacoma, WA 98404 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 34,815
Daytime Population: Workers 7,183
Daytime Population: Residents 21,810
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 28,993
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.83
Population in Households 34,600
Population in Familes 27,858
Population in Group Qrtrs 215
Population Density2 4,763
Diversity Index3 85


Median Household Income $46,218
Average Household Income $55,857
Per Capita Income $18,188


Total Housing Units 12,099 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 6,273 (51.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 4,932 (40.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 894 ( 7.4%)
Median Home Value $189,865
Average Home Value $209,513


Total Households 11,205
Average Household Size 3.09
Family Households 7,731
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 1.2% 1.12%
Households 1.0% 1.05%
Families 0.98% 1.04%
Median Household Income   1.53%
Per Capita Income   2.19%

Tacoma, WA 98404 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 98404 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 # 66 89th
Population Density # 53 91st
Diversity Index # 6 99th
Median Household Income # 434 26th
Per Capita Income # 542 8th

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