Tacoma, WA 98444 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 98444: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Tacoma, WA 98444

Acceptable Alternative
Parkland, WA 98444

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Pierce County
  • Centroid: Latitude 47.151, Longitude -122.447
  • Time Zone: Pacific Time Zone (UTC -8 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 738
  • PO Box Addresses: 0
  • Residential Addresses: 13,341
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 4,102
    • Single Family Addresses: 9,239

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

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Tacoma, WA 98444 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 35,125
Daytime Population: Workers 11,021
Daytime Population: Residents 20,087
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 31,108
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.89
Population in Households 33,858
Population in Familes 25,295
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,267
Population Density2 4,827
Diversity Index3 80


Median Household Income $43,463
Average Household Income $55,931
Per Capita Income $21,200


Total Housing Units 13,844 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,118 (37.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 7,647 (55.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,079 ( 7.8%)
Median Home Value $194,300
Average Home Value $232,860


Total Households 12,765
Average Household Size 2.65
Family Households 7,895
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 0.39% 0.6%
Households 0.31% 0.56%
Families 0.2% 0.5%
Median Household Income   1.1%
Per Capita Income   2.17%

Tacoma, WA 98444 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 98444 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 # 65 89th
Population Density # 50 92nd
Diversity Index # 23 96th
Median Household Income # 476 19th
Per Capita Income # 517 12th

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