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: 675
  • PO Box Addresses: 0
  • Residential Addresses: 4,424
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 1,698
    • Single Family Addresses: 2,726

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

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Tacoma, WA 98424 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 11,548
Daytime Population: Workers 18,682
Daytime Population: Residents 5,766
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 24,448
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 2.12
Population in Households 11,473
Population in Familes 8,771
Population in Group Qrtrs 75
Population Density2 1,940
Diversity Index3 77


Median Household Income $64,498
Average Household Income $78,217
Per Capita Income $29,944


Total Housing Units 4,662 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,919 (41.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,469 (53.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 274 ( 5.9%)
Median Home Value $282,473
Average Home Value $317,249


Total Households 4,388
Average Household Size 2.61
Family Households 2,732
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 1.38% 1.24%
Households 1.02% 1.14%
Families 0.92% 1.08%
Median Household Income   2.69%
Per Capita Income   2.44%

Tacoma, WA 98424 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 98424 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 # 215 63rd
Population Density # 126 79th
Diversity Index # 44 93rd
Median Household Income # 173 71st
Per Capita Income # 261 56th

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