Tacoma, WA 98443 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 98443: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Tacoma, WA 98443

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Pierce County
  • Centroid: Latitude 47.206, Longitude -122.373
  • Time Zone: Pacific Time Zone (UTC -8 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 30
  • PO Box Addresses: 0
  • Residential Addresses: 2,176
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 2,176

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

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Tacoma, WA 98443 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 5,970
Daytime Population: Workers 995
Daytime Population: Residents 3,083
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 4,078
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.68
Population in Households 5,945
Population in Familes 4,801
Population in Group Qrtrs 25
Population Density2 1,147
Diversity Index3 38


Median Household Income $65,232
Average Household Income $86,576
Per Capita Income $34,023


Total Housing Units 2,436 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,862 (76.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 474 (19.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 100 ( 4.1%)
Median Home Value $322,005
Average Home Value $371,173


Total Households 2,336
Average Household Size 2.54
Family Households 1,633
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 0.6% 0.74%
Households 0.47% 0.69%
Families 0.38% 0.65%
Median Household Income   3.17%
Per Capita Income   2.74%

Tacoma, WA 98443 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 98443 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 # 277 53rd
Population Density # 156 74th
Diversity Index # 280 52nd
Median Household Income # 165 72nd
Per Capita Income # 171 71st

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