Tacoma, WA 98405 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 98405: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Tacoma, WA 98405

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Pierce County
  • Centroid: Latitude 47.249, Longitude -122.465
  • Time Zone: Pacific Time Zone (UTC -8 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 708
  • PO Box Addresses: 0
  • Residential Addresses: 10,850
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 3,352
    • Single Family Addresses: 7,498

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

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Tacoma, WA 98405 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 25,524
Daytime Population: Workers 24,488
Daytime Population: Residents 14,735
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 39,223
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.54
Population in Households 24,085
Population in Familes 15,960
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,439
Population Density2 6,037
Diversity Index3 69


Median Household Income $39,066
Average Household Income $52,460
Per Capita Income $22,736


Total Housing Units 11,699 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,380 (37.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 6,094 (52.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,225 (10.5%)
Median Home Value $213,392
Average Home Value $238,596


Total Households 10,474
Average Household Size 2.3
Family Households 5,192
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 1.15% 1.12%
Households 1.05% 1.13%
Families 0.87% 1.02%
Median Household Income   0.88%
Per Capita Income   2.22%

Tacoma, WA 98405 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 98405 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 # 116 80th
Population Density # 30 95th
Diversity Index # 80 86th
Median Household Income # 526 10th
Per Capita Income # 481 18th

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