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98408 Zip Code (Tacoma, WA) Detailed Profile



Estimated zip code population in 2013: 19,704
Zip code population in 2010: 18,830
Zip code population in 2000: 29,095

Houses and condos: 8,186
Renter-occupied apartments: 3,032
% of renters here:

41%
State:

38%
Mar. 2016 cost of living index in zip code 98408: 110.6 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)

Land area: 3.4 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.0 sq. mi.
Population density: 5,827 people per square mile 
 
 (average).

Age and Sex of Residents in zip code 98408
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Real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2013:
This zip code:

1.3% ($2,342)
Washington:

1.1% ($2,743)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $2,328 (1.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $2,383 (1.4%)

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Males: 9,911  (50.3%)
Females: 9,793  (49.7%)

For population 25 years and over in 98408:

  • High school or higher: 86.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 14.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.1%
  • Unemployed: 10.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in 98408:

  • Never married: 33.0%
  • Now married: 42.8%
  • Separated: 2.3%
  • Widowed: 6.2%
  • Divorced: 15.7%

Zip code 98408 compared to state average:

  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • House age significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
  • Races in zip code 98408

  • Zip code 98408 races chart
    • 11,028White population
    • 1,926Black population
    • 300American Indian population
    • 1,608Asian population
    • 277Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander population
    • 28Some other race population
    • 1,456Two or more races population
    • 2,207Hispanic or Latino population

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Estimated median house/condo value in 2013: $176,200
98408:

$176,200
Washington:

$250,800
Median resident age:
This zip code:

36.7 years
Washington median age:

37.4 years
Average household size:
This zip code:

2.6 people
Washington:

2.6 people

Averages for the 2012 tax year for zip code 98408, filed in 2013:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2012: $40,309 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$40,309
State:

$69,533

Salary/wage: $37,803 (reported on 84.4% of returns)
Here:

$37,803
State:

$57,267
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 74.3% for AGIs below $25k, 81.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 82.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 82.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 81.1% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $697 (reported on 23.6% of returns)
This zip code:

$697
Washington:

$1,816
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.1% for AGIs below $25k, 0.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.4% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Ordinary dividends: $2,858 (reported on 10.6% of returns)
Here:

$2,858
State:

$8,163
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.4% for AGIs below $25k, 0.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.0% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Net capital gain/loss in AGI: +$1,071 (reported on 7.3% of returns)
Here:

+$1,071
State:

+$21,568
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.7% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Profit/loss from business: +$7,880 (reported on 9.4% of returns)
Here:

+$7,880
State:

+$16,521
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 5.2% for AGIs below $25k, 1.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.2% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Taxable individual retirement arrangement distribution: $9,384 (reported on 6.3% of returns)
98408:

$9,384
Washington:

$18,648
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.7% for AGIs below $25k, 1.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.9% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Total itemized deductions: $16,580 (26% of AGI, reported on 27.2% of returns)
Here:

$16,580
State:

$23,872

Here:

25.7% of AGI
State:

18.2% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 7.8% for AGIs below $25k, 10.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 13.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 12.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 12.5% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Charity contributions: $2,495 (reported on 19.6% of returns)
Here:

$2,495
State:

$4,465
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.6% for AGIs below $25k, 1.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.6% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.7% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Taxes paid: $4,128 (reported on 26.7% of returns)
98408:

$4,128
State:

$6,400
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.6% for AGIs below $25k, 2.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 3.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 3.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.9% for AGIs $100k-200k, 2.1% for AGIs over 200k)

Earned income credit: $2,122 (reported on 21.8% of returns)
Here:

$2,122
State:

$2,073
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 6.7% for AGIs below $25k, 1.0% for AGIs $25k-50k)

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2012 taxes: 43.0%
Here:

43%
State:

43%
(% for various income ranges: 40.8% for AGIs below $25k, 42.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 44.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 46.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 53.5% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Averages for the 2004 tax year for zip code 98408, filed in 2005:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2004: $35,072 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$35,072
State:

$54,331

Salary/wage: $33,825 (reported on 84.8% of returns)
Here:

$33,825
State:

$45,761
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 80.0% for AGIs below $10k, 77.0% for AGIs $10k-25k, 85.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 83.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 84.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 66.9% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $1,151 (reported on 32.2% of returns)
This zip code:

$1,151
Washington:

$2,110
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 4.1% for AGIs below $10k, 1.3% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.7% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable dividends: $1,769 (reported on 13.6% of returns)
Here:

$1,769
State:

$5,879
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.2% for AGIs below $10k, 0.7% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.2% for AGIs over 100k)

Net capital gain/loss: +$4,586 (reported on 10.3% of returns)
Here:

+$4,586
State:

+$15,835
(% of AGI for various income ranges: -1.6% for AGIs below $10k, 0.2% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 9.0% for AGIs over 100k)

Profit/loss from business: +$6,627 (reported on 9.5% of returns)
Here:

+$6,627
State:

+$13,994
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 6.5% for AGIs below $10k, 2.8% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 4.1% for AGIs over 100k)

IRA payment deduction: $2,387 (reported on 1.6% of returns)
98408:

$2,387
Washington:

$3,001
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.1% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.2% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Total itemized deductions: $14,254 (27% of AGI, reported on 32.2% of returns)
Here:

$14,254
State:

$19,669

Here:

26.9% of AGI
State:

20.7% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 14.1% for AGIs below $10k, 9.7% for AGIs $10k-25k, 13.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 14.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 13.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 11.9% for AGIs over 100k)

Charity contributions deductions: $2,096 (4% of AGI, reported on 25.4% of returns)
Here:

$2,096
State:

$3,569

Here:

3.8% of AGI
State:

3.5% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.5% for AGIs below $10k, 1.0% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.9% for AGIs over 100k)

Total tax: $3,829 (reported on 74.4% of returns)
98408:

$3,829
State:

$9,065
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.4% for AGIs below $10k, 3.9% for AGIs $10k-25k, 6.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 8.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 10.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 15.6% for AGIs over 100k)

Earned income credit: $1,643 (reported on 17.2% of returns)
Here:

$1,643
State:

$1,607

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2004 taxes: 51.8%
Here:

52%
State:

49%
(% for various income ranges: 52.6% for AGIs below $10k, 52.5% for AGIs $10k-25k, 50.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 50.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 53.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 57.9% for AGIs over 100k)

Estimated median household income in 2013:
This zip code:

$49,535
Washington:

$58,405
Tacoma, WA (98408) map Nearest zip codes: 98418, 98404, 98409, 98444, 98402, 98447.
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Percentage of family households:
This zip code:

50.1%
Washington:

49.7%
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This zip code:

8.0%
Washington:

7.2%
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

Household received Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 1,432
Household did not receive Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 5,982


Women who had a birth in the past 12 months: 462 (222 now married, 240 unmarried)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months: 4,345 (1,794 now married, 2,551 unmarried)


Housing units in zip code 98408 with a mortgage: 3,228 (290 second mortgage, 342 home equity loan, 23 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,154

Median monthly owner costs for units with a mortgage: $1,556
Median monthly owner costs for units without a mortgage: S488

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2013:
This zip code:

15.2%
Whole state:

14.1%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2013:
This zip code:

7.6%
Whole state:

7.8%
Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.9
State:

6.5
Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

5.0
State:

4.2
  • Notable locations in this zip code not listed on our city pages

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  • Notable locations in zip code 98408: Tacoma Pacific (A), Tacoma South (B), Pacific Center (C), Evergreen Tacoma Health and Rehabilitation Center (D), Heritage Rehabilitation and Specialty Care Facility (E), Tacoma Fire Department Station 10 (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Shopping Centers: Fred Meyer Shopping Center (1), Bi-Lo Shopping Center (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Churches in zip code 98408 include: New Life Samoan Assembly of God Church (A), Saint Ann Catholic Church (B), Bethany United Methodist Church (C), Calvary Baptist Church (D), Unitarian Universalist Church (E), United Lutheran Church (F), Abundant Life Fellowship Church (G), Grace Community Church (H), Greater Joy Church of God (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Lakes: Little Wapato Lake (A), Wapato Lake (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Park in zip code 98408: Wapato Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

    Tourist attraction (not listed on the city page) : Pacific Lanes Bowling Center (Arcades & Amusements; 7015 S D St).

Year house built

  • 102010 or later
  • 4642000 to 2009
  • 3571990 to 1999
  • 4291980 to 1989
  • 1,2661970 to 1979
  • 8691960 to 1969
  • 1,3641950 to 1959
  • 9081940 to 1949
  • 2,5191939 or earlier

Zip code 98408 satellite photo by USGS

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Tacoma, WA (98408)

  • 0no bedroom
  • 621 bedroom
  • 1,3042 bedrooms
  • 2,2113 bedrooms
  • 6334 bedrooms
  • 1725+ bedrooms

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Tacoma, WA (98408)

  • 68no bedroom
  • 4851 bedroom
  • 1,1782 bedrooms
  • 8253 bedrooms
  • 3874 bedrooms
  • 895+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Cars and other vehicles available in Tacoma, WA (98408) in owner-occupied houses/condos

  • 95no vehicle
  • 1,3601 vehicle
  • 1,6602 vehicles
  • 7153 vehicles
  • 3544 vehicles
  • 1985+ vehicles

Cars and other vehicles available in Tacoma, WA (98408) in renter-occupied apartments

  • 476no vehicle
  • 1,1441 vehicle
  • 9652 vehicles
  • 3343 vehicles
  • 1004 vehicles
  • 135+ vehicles

  • Zip code 98408 household income distribution in 2013

  • Zip code 98408 household income distribution in 2013
  • 600Less than $10,000
  • 251$10,000 to $14,999
  • 345$15,000 to $19,999
  • 464$20,000 to $24,999
  • 357$25,000 to $29,999
  • 551$30,000 to $34,999
  • 496$35,000 to $39,999
  • 408$40,000 to $44,999
  • 259$45,000 to $49,999
  • 692$50,000 to $59,999
  • 774$60,000 to $74,999
  • 883$75,000 to $99,999
  • 810$100,000 to $124,999
  • 295$125,000 to $149,999
  • 163$150,000 to $199,999
  • 66$200,000 or more
  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2013 in zip code 98408

  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2013 in zip code 98408
  • 19Less than $10,000
  • 50$10,000 to $14,999
  • 80$15,000 to $19,999
  • 68$20,000 to $24,999
  • 13$30,000 to $34,999
  • 7$60,000 to $69,999
  • 32$70,000 to $79,999
  • 37$80,000 to $89,999
  • 96$90,000 to $99,999
  • 526$100,000 to $124,999
  • 510$125,000 to $149,999
  • 711$150,000 to $174,999
  • 858$175,000 to $199,999
  • 911$200,000 to $249,999
  • 338$250,000 to $299,999
  • 108$300,000 to $399,999
  • 18$500,000 to $749,999
  • Rent paid by renters in 2013 in zip code 98408

  • Rent paid by renters in 2013 in zip code 98408
  • 55$150 to $199
  • 8$200 to $249
  • 8$250 to $299
  • 14$300 to $349
  • 14$350 to $399
  • 11$400 to $449
  • 27$450 to $499
  • 136$500 to $549
  • 140$550 to $599
  • 156$600 to $649
  • 369$650 to $699
  • 80$700 to $749
  • 301$750 to $799
  • 266$800 to $899
  • 405$900 to $999
  • 613$1,000 to $1,249
  • 237$1,250 to $1,499
  • 163$1,500 to $1,999
  • 29No cash rent

Median gross rent in 2013: $1,056.


Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2013: $165,130.

Estimated median house (or condo) value in 2013 for:

  • White Non-Hispanic householders: $170,731
  • Black or African American householders: $195,170
  • American Indian or Alaska Native householders: $173,978
  • Asian householders: $196,879
  • Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander householders: $218,412
  • Some other race householders: $163,382
  • Two or more races householders: $168,338
  • Hispanic or Latino householders: $193,802

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $176,200
98408:

$176,200
Washington:

$250,800
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $133,200 - $215,300

Mean price in 2013:

Detached houses: $219,589
Here:

$219,589
State:

$329,559

Townhouses or other attached units: $260,948
Here:

$260,948
State:

$270,940

In 2-unit structures: $213,169
Here:

$213,169
State:

$280,281

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $652,689
Here:

$652,689
State:

$202,515

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $290,024
Here:

$290,024
State:

$245,538

Mobile homes: $39,447
Here:

$39,447
State:

$98,688

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 6,767
  • One, attached: 27
  • Two: 85
  • 3 or 4: 283
  • 5 to 9: 333
  • 10 to 19: 395
  • 20 to 49: 152
  • 50 or more: 120
  • Mobile homes: 24

Unemployment: 10.6%

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 98408

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 98408
  • 78.9%7,002Drove a car alone
  • 11.5%1,019Carpooled
  • 3.0%269Bus or trolley bus
  • 0.2%20Railroad
  • 0.1%8Ferryboat
  • 0.6%51Motorcycle
  • 0.7%65Bicycle
  • 1.5%135Walked
  • 0.7%65Other means
  • 2.7%237Worked at home
  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 98408

  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 98408
  • 131Less than 5 minutes
  • 4615 to 9 minutes
  • 1,52810 to 14 minutes
  • 1,87615 to 19 minutes
  • 1,43220 to 24 minutes
  • 64425 to 29 minutes
  • 79430 to 34 minutes
  • 23435 to 39 minutes
  • 28940 to 44 minutes
  • 61745 to 59 minutes
  • 49860 to 89 minutes
  • 13090 or more minutes

Neighborhoods in zip code 98408:

Percentage of zip code residents living and working in this county: 74.2%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 19,411
  • In family households: 15,490 (2,296 male householders, 2,283 female householders)
    2,998 spouses, 6,007 children (5,501 natural, 117 adopted, 391 stepchildren), 406 grandchildren, 189 brothers or sisters, 210 parents, 372 other relatives, 583 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 3,921 (1,284 male householders (809 living alone)), 1,551 female householders (1,339 living alone)), 1,086 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 293 (189 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 1,713 2-persons, 1,286 3-persons, 818 4-persons, 478 5-persons, 153 6-persons, 131 7-or-more-persons

Size of nonfamily households: 2,148 1-person, 537 2-persons, 112 3-persons, 24 4-persons, 14 6-persons

2,438 married couples with children.
1,778 single-parent households (181 men, 1,597 women).

83.8% of residents of 98408 zip code speak English at home.
7.2% of residents speak Spanish at home (64% very well, 12% well, 20% not well, 5% not at all).
1.7% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (73% very well, 20% well, 7% not well).
6.9% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (56% very well, 23% well, 19% not well, 2% not at all).
0.4% of residents speak other language at home (100% very well).

Foreign born population: 2,215 (11.2%)
(56.9% of them are naturalized citizens)
This zip code:

11.2%
Whole state:

13.5%

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents

  • 20%Mexico
  • 16%Korea
  • 11%Vietnam
  • 10%Oceania, n.e.c.
  • 7%Cambodia
  • 7%Philippines
  • 4%Canada

Most common first ancestries reported in 98408 (%)

  • 41%Other groups
  • 12%German
  • 8%Irish
  • 5%American
  • 4%English
  • 3%Norwegian
  • 2%Polish

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 182010 or later
  • 6172000 to 2009
  • 7891990 to 1999
  • 1,313Before 1990
There are 105 Medical Specialists in Zip Code 98408.

Facilities with environmental interests located in this zip code:

  • APEX DRIVE IN CLEANERS (1208 S 56TH ST in TACOMA, WA)
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    STATE MASTER (Washington State Department of Ecology's Facility/Site identification system) - TOXICS-101352, LEAKING STORAGE TANK, UNDERGROUND STORAGE TANK PROGRAM
    Business SIC classification: NONCLASSIFIABLE ESTABLISHMENTS
    Alternative names: APEX CLEANERS
  • CITY RENTS INC (3804 PACIFIC AVE in TACOMA, WA)
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    STATE MASTER (Washington State Department of Ecology's Facility/Site identification system) - TOXICS-10232, UNDERGROUND STORAGE TANK PROGRAM
    Business SIC classification: NONCLASSIFIABLE ESTABLISHMENTS
  • 35TH & A STREET RAVINE DUMP (SW COR S 35TH ST & S A ST in TACOMA, WA)
    Conditionally Exempt Small Quantity Generators, less than 100 kg/month of hazardous waste (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    STATE MASTER (Washington State Department of Ecology's Facility/Site identification system) - HAZWASTE-WAD988500054, CESQG
    Business SIC classification: NONCLASSIFIABLE ESTABLISHMENTS
    Organizations: WA ECY (CONTACT/ HAZARDOUS WASTE) , BRETT MANNING (CONTACT/OPERATOR)
  • 68TH ST DRUG LAB (1016 S 68TH ST in TACOMA, WA)
    Conditionally Exempt Small Quantity Generators, less than 100 kg/month of hazardous waste (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    STATE MASTER (Washington State Department of Ecology's Facility/Site identification system) - HAZWASTE-WAD988512612, CESQG
    Business SIC classification: NONCLASSIFIABLE ESTABLISHMENTS
    Organizations: WA ECY (CONTACT/ HAZARDOUS WASTE) , JIM OBERLANDER (CONTACT/OPERATOR)
  • AKE PATHOLOGISTS (3582 PACIFIC AVE in TACOMA, WA)
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    STATE MASTER (Washington State Department of Ecology's Facility/Site identification system) - HAZWASTE-WAD135864890, HAZARDOUS WASTE PROGRAM
    Business SIC and NAICS classification: MEDICAL LABORATORIES
    Organizations: BEVERLY MARCELIA (CONTACT/OPERATOR)
  • ARCO 4345 PSI 5503 (1772 S 72ND ST in TACOMA, WA)
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    STATE MASTER (Washington State Department of Ecology's Facility/Site identification system) - TOXICS-8755, UNDERGROUND STORAGE TANK PROGRAM, HAZWASTE-WAD988514659, EPCRA, CESQG
    Business SIC classification: GASOLINE SERVICE STATIONS
    Organizations: DEREK REICHART (CONTACT/OPERATOR)
    Alternative names: ARCO 04345
  • ARCO 6016 PSI 0576 (8247 PACIFIC AVE in TACOMA, WA)
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    STATE MASTER (Washington State Department of Ecology's Facility/Site identification system) - TOXICS-8798, LEAKING STORAGE TANK, UNDERGROUND STORAGE TANK PROGRAM, HAZWASTE-WAD988515235, EPCRA, HAZARDOUS WASTE PROGRAM
    Business SIC classification: GASOLINE SERVICE STATIONS
    Organizations: HADI INC (CONTACT/OPERATOR) , BP WEST COAST PRODUCTS LLC (CONTACT/OWNER)
  • CLEANERY TACOMC PACIFIC (7250 PACIFIC AVE NO A in TACOMA, WA)
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    STATE MASTER (Washington State Department of Ecology's Facility/Site identification system) - HAZWASTE-WAD165608100, CESQG
    Business SIC classification: COIN-OPERATED LAUNDRIES AND DRYCLEANING; DRYCLEANING PLANTS, EXCEPT RUG CLEANING
    Organizations: JOHN JOHNSON (CONTACT/OPERATOR) , THE CLEANERY OF WASHINGTON INC (CONTACT/OWNER)
  • CARLSON BROTHERS JEWELERS INC (861 S 38TH ST in TACOMA, WA)
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    STATE MASTER (Washington State Department of Ecology's Facility/Site identification system) - HAZWASTE-WAD027532761, HAZARDOUS WASTE PROGRAM
    Business SIC classification: JEWELRY, PRECIOUS METAL; JEWELRY STORES; WATCH, CLOCK, AND JEWELRY REPAIR
    Business NAICS classification: JEWELRY (EXCEPT COSTUME) MANUFACTURING.; JEWELRY (EXCEPT COSTUME) MANUFACTURING.
    Organizations: CARLSON BROTHERS INC (CONTACT/OWNER)
  • BIRNEY (1202 S 76TH ST in TACOMA, WA)
    (National Center for Education Statistics) - STATE ID-3449
    Organizations: TACOMA SCH DIST 10 (SCHOOL DISTRICT)
  • CJF4 (3844 S A ST in TACOMA, WA)
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Business NAICS classification: NONRESIDENTIAL PROPERTY MANAGERS.
  • ACTION ONE REALTY INC (5042 S YAKIMA in TACOMA, WA)
    COMPLIANCE ACTIVITY (Tracking inspections of insecticide, fungicide, and rodenticide, and toxic substances)

Zip code 98408 marital status for males
Zip code 98408 marital status for females

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 0.2%
Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 1.7%

Most commonly used house heating fuel

  • 59%Electricity
  • 34%Utility gas
  • 4%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 2%Wood
  • 1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas

Population in 1990: 28,753. Population change in the 1990s: +342 (+1.2%).

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 10,647
  • Northeast: 570
  • Midwest: 1,230
  • South: 1,368
  • West: 3,152

54% of the 98408 zip code residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 72% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 50% lived in Washington.

85% of the 98408 zip code residents lived in the same house 1 year ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 83% moved from this county.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 13% moved from different county within same state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 4% moved from different state.

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Private vs. public school enrollment:

Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 282
Here:

12.4%
Washington:

10.0%
Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 55
Here:

5.5%
Washington:

6.5%
Students in private undergraduate colleges: 135
Here:

21.8%
Washington:

17.0%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)

Class of Workers (%)

Occupation by median earnings in the past 12 months ($)

  • 73,125Life, physical, and social science occupations
  • 72,721Computer and mathematical occupations
  • 63,977Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations
  • 58,375Law enforcement workers including supervisors
  • 54,453Architecture and engineering occupations
  • 51,102Legal occupations

Companies with federal contracts located in this zip code (TACOMA, WA):

  • SHILO INN TACOMA LLC (7414 S HOSMER ST) : $856,898 in 4 contracts from 2003 to 2005
    $539,330 with Army for Lodging - Hotel/Motel. Signed on 2003-02-28. Completion date: 2003-08-21.
    $307,395, same as above. Signed on 2005-04-26. Completion date: 2005-08-18.
    $30,321, same as above. Signed on 2003-05-19. Completion date: 2003-08-21.
    -$20,148, same as above. Signed on 2005-08-26. Completion date: 2005-08-18.
  • MCGREGOR, HELEN (525 S 60TH STREET; small business) : $126,246 in 7 contracts from 2002 to 2006
    Contracts for Nursing Services, Medical and Surgical Instruments, Equipment, and Supplies by Army
    Signed by year: 2000: $0; 2001: $0; 2002: $45,606; 2003: $43,216; 2004: $43,216; 2005: -$3,546; 2006: -$2,246.

    Biggest contracts:
    $50,965 with Army for Nursing Services. Signed on 2005-10-18. Completion date: 2006-09-30.
    $45,606 with Army for Medical and Surgical Instruments, Equipment, and Supplies. Signed on 2002-10-31. Completion date: 2003-09-30.
    $43,216, same as above. Signed on 2004-10-01. Completion date: 2004-09-30.
    $43,216, same as above. Signed on 2003-11-05. Completion date: 2004-09-30.
  • TOTAL SUPPLY & PROCUREMENT SER (523 SO. 54TH STREET; small business) : $121,801 in 2 contracts in 2000
    $91,449 with Defense Logistics Agency for Valves, Powered. Signed on 2000-06-15. Completion date: 2000-10-23.
    $30,352 with Defense Logistics Agency for Antennas, Waveguides, and Related Equipment. Signed on 2000-06-29. Completion date: 2000-07-29.
  • BRIGHT SHINY OBJECT LLC (6112 SOUTH M ST; small business) : $109,440 in 5 contracts from 2004 to 2006
    Contracts for Programming Services by Army
    Signed by year: 2000: $0; 2001: $0; 2002: $0; 2003: $0; 2004: $57,600; 2005: $34,560; 2006: $17,280.

    Biggest contracts:
    $57,600 with Army for Programming Services. Signed on 2004-08-31. Completion date: 2005-08-31.
    $19,200, same as above. Signed on 2005-08-16. Completion date: 2005-12-31.
    $17,280, same as above. Signed on 2006-03-31. Completion date: 2005-12-31.
    $15,360, same as above. Signed on 2005-08-31. Completion date: 2005-12-31.
  • TOTAL SUPPLY AND PROCUREMENT S (523 S 54TH ST; small business)
    $35,996 with Defense Logistics Agency for Switches. Signed on 2000-02-04. Completion date: 2000-06-04.
  • HILTON OUTBOARD MOTOR SERVICE (3914 CENTER ST; small business)
    $9,476 with Army for Ship and Boat Propulsion Components. Signed on 2004-11-19. Completion date: 2004-12-21.
  • UNITED LAMP SUPPLY CO INC (215 S 50TH ST; small business) : $7,662 in 2 contracts in 2005
    $4,376 with Defense Commissary Agency for Ballasts, Lampholders, and Starters. Signed on 2005-01-18. Completion date: 2005-01-28.
    $3,286 with Defense Logistics Agency for Ballasts, Lampholders, and Starters. Signed on 2005-03-12. Completion date: 2005-03-23.

Top industries in this zip code by the number of employees in 2005:

  • Accommodation and Food Services: Full-Service Restaurants (100-249 employees: 1 establishment, 50-99 employees: 2 establishments, 20-49 employees: 2 establishments, 10-19 employees: 3 establishments, 5-9 employees: 5 establishments, 1-4 employees: 5 establishments)
  • Accommodation and Food Services: Limited-Service Restaurants (50-99: 1, 20-49: 8, 10-19: 1, 1-4: 5)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance: Nursing Care Facilities (100-249: 1)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance: Home Health Care Services (100-249: 1)
  • Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services: Janitorial Services (50-99: 1, 5-9: 1, 1-4: 1)
  • Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services: Armored Car Services (50-99: 1)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance: All Other Outpatient Care Centers (50-99: 1)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)

People in group quarters in 2010:

  • 161 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 65 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 27 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 15 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 10 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers

People in group quarters in 2000:

  • 161 people in nursing homes
  • 55 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards
  • 42 people in halfway houses
  • 37 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 34 people in religious group quarters
  • 20 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 16 people in hospitals or wards for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 11 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 5 people in other group homes
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 7 full and 8 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED397$170,184136$123,5381,089$164,26077$64,6306$237,668133$126,387
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED29$155,70519$143,943139$166,4138$38,2510$022$131,028
APPLICATIONS DENIED79$179,50341$121,721499$173,95071$51,1562$722,47066$139,625
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN53$163,90817$132,608318$182,17712$57,2320$026$144,526
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS11$183,62712$126,14197$171,77511$76,2100$04$120,215
Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 7 full and 8 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED21$141,57644$173,1350$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED18$243,19210$209,2361$70,480
APPLICATIONS DENIED12$136,1018$209,3100$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN6$132,2925$193,0840$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$166,7200$01$166,720

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

Most common first names in zip code 98408 among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William20274.5 years
John19173.1 years
Mary17178.7 years
Robert15471.3 years
George13676.4 years
Charles12874.2 years
James11671.4 years
Joseph9374.7 years
Helen9278.6 years
Margaret8980.5 years
Most common last names in zip code 98408 among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson10676.1 years
Anderson7677.9 years
Smith7373.6 years
Nelson5376.0 years
Miller5074.8 years
Brown4477.4 years
Jones4174.6 years
Williams3772.6 years
Thompson3675.4 years
Carlson3377.0 years
Businesses in zip code 98408
NameCountNameCount
Albertsons1Motel 61
Applebee's1New Balance1
AutoZone1Nike1
Burger King1Olive Garden1
Dairy Queen1Papa John's Pizza1
FedEx1Pizza Hut1
GNC1Popeyes1
H&R Block1Red Lobster1
Hilton1Rite Aid1
IHOP1SAS Shoes1
Jack In The Box2Safeway2
KFC1Sprint Nextel1
Kroger2Starbucks2
LA Fitness1Subway2
Lowe's1Vons2
Macy's1Walgreens1
McDonald's1
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