Tacoma, WA 98424 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 98424: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Tacoma, WA 98424

Acceptable Alternative
Fife, WA 98424

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Pierce County
  • Centroid: Latitude 47.238, Longitude -122.362
  • Time Zone: Pacific Time Zone (UTC -8 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 669
  • PO Box Addresses: 0
  • Residential Addresses: 4,432
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 1,695
    • Single Family Addresses: 2,737

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

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Tacoma, WA 98424 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 11,789
Population in Households 11,709
Population in Familes 8,998
Population in Group Qrtrs 80
Population Density2 1,870
Diversity Index3 77


Median Household Income $69,697
Average Household Income $82,653
Per Capita Income $31,598


Total Housing Units 4,674 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,981 (42.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,493 (53.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 200 ( 4.3%)
Median Home Value $299,242
Average Home Value $335,172


Total Households 4,474
Average Household Size 2.62
Family Households 2,766
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 1.8% 1.64%
Households 1.47% 1.57%
Families 1.35% 1.52%
Median Household Income   2.9%
Per Capita Income   2.99%

Tacoma, WA 98424 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 98424 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 # 218 63rd
Population Density # 130 78th
Diversity Index # 41 93rd
Median Household Income # 159 73rd
Per Capita Income # 248 57th

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