Tacoma, WA 98422 ZIP Code Profile

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Browns Point, WA | Dash Point, WA | Tacoma, WA

ZIP Code 98422: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Tacoma, WA 98422

Not Acceptable, USPS
Browns Point, WA 98422
Dash Point, WA 98422

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Pierce County
  • Centroid: Latitude 47.294, Longitude -122.392
  • Time Zone: Pacific Time Zone (UTC -8 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 98422 has segments in 2 Counties (King, Pierce).

  • Businesses Addresses: 104
  • PO Box Addresses: 0
  • Residential Addresses: 7,834
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 652
    • Single Family Addresses: 7,182

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

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Tacoma, WA 98422 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 21,487
Population in Households 21,321
Population in Familes 18,178
Population in Group Qrtrs 166
Population Density2 3,150
Diversity Index3 60


Median Household Income $94,515
Average Household Income $119,604
Per Capita Income $43,938


Total Housing Units 8,192 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,990 (73.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,856 (22.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 346 ( 4.2%)
Median Home Value $435,276
Average Home Value $482,721


Total Households 7,846
Average Household Size 2.72
Family Households 5,745
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 0.78% 1.02%
Households 0.58% 0.96%
Families 0.51% 0.9%
Median Household Income   2.16%
Per Capita Income   2.61%

Tacoma, WA 98422 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 98422 to the other 581 ZIP Codes in Washington by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 159 73rd
Population Density # 100 83rd
Diversity Index # 129 78th
Median Household Income # 54 91st
Per Capita Income # 80 86th

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