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City: Tacoma, WA
County: Pierce County, WA

Estimated zip code population in 2011: 19,604
Zip code population in 2010: 18,830
Zip code population in 2000: 29,095



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Houses and condos: 7,868
Renter-occupied apartments: 2,554
% of renters here:

34%
State:

37%

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in zip code 98408: 108.7 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)

Land area: 3.4 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.0 sq. mi.
Population density: 5,798 people per square mile 
 
 (average).

Real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2011:
This zip code:

1.1% ($2,249)
Washington:

1.1% ($2,741)

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $2,259 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2011: $2,212 (1.1%)

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Males: 9,648  (49.2%)
Females: 9,956  (50.8%)

For population 25 years and over in 98408:

  • High school or higher: 86.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 12.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.9%
  • Unemployed: 10.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in 98408:

  • Never married: 33.4%
  • Now married: 42.1%
  • Separated: 2.3%
  • Widowed: 6.3%
  • Divorced: 15.9%

Zip code 98408 compared to state average:

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

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Estimated median house/condo value in 2011: $197,500
98408:

$197,500
Washington:

$256,300



According to our research of Washington and other state lists there were 30 registered sex offenders living in 98408 zip code as of October 23, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in zip code 98408 to the number of sex offenders is 637 to 1.


Median resident age:
This zip code:

36.0 years
Washington median age:

37.3 years

Average household size:
This zip code:

2.6 people
Washington:

2.5 people

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 2011:
This zip code:

$48,601
Washington:

$56,835

Tacoma, WA (98408) map

Nearest zip codes: 98418, 98404, 98409, 98444, 98402, 98447.
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Percentage of family households:
This zip code:

54.5%
Washington:

51.1%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This zip code:

8.4%
Washington:

7.1%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.1% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

Household received Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 1,113
Household did not receive Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 6,383


Women who had a birth in the past 12 months: 361 (214 now married, 147 unmarried)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months: 4,745 (1,795 now married, 2,950 unmarried)


Housing units in zip code 98408 with a mortgage: 3,744 (405 second mortgage, 408 home equity loan, 29 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,198

Median monthly owner costs for units with a mortgage: $1,606
Median monthly owner costs for units without a mortgage: $451

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2011:
This zip code:

16.4%
Whole state:

13.9%

Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2011:
This zip code:

8.2%
Whole state:

7.7%

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.9
State:

6.5

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.7
State:

4.2


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

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

  • 2005 or later: 121
  • 2000 to 2004: 233
  • 1990 to 1999: 249
  • 1980 to 1989: 368
  • 1970 to 1979: 1,226
  • 1960 to 1969: 796
  • 1950 to 1959: 1,330
  • 1940 to 1949: 826
  • 1939 or earlier: 2,719


Zip code 98408 satellite photo by USGS

Bedrooms in houses/apartments in 98408
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 114
  • 2 bedrooms: 1,296
  • 3 bedrooms: 2,423
  • 4 bedrooms: 914
  • 5+ bedrooms: 195
  • no bedroom: 65
  • 1 bedroom: 538
  • 2 bedrooms: 999
  • 3 bedrooms: 675
  • 4 bedrooms: 140
  • 5+ bedrooms: 137
Cars and other vehicles available in 98408 in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 92
  • 1 vehicle: 1,312
  • 2 vehicles: 2,075
  • 3 vehicles: 879
  • 4 vehicles: 330
  • 5+ vehicles: 254
  • no vehicle: 383
  • 1 vehicle: 873
  • 2 vehicles: 912
  • 3 vehicles: 316
  • 4 vehicles: 56
  • 5+ vehicles: 14


Estimated household income distribution in 2009:

Zip code 98408 household income distribution in 2009

Zip code 98408 house/condo values in 2011

Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2011 in zip code 98408:

  • Less than $10,000: 9
  • $10,000 to $14,999: 36
  • $15,000 to $19,999: 65
  • $20,000 to $24,999: 39
  • $30,000 to $34,999: 19
  • $60,000 to $69,999: 12
  • $70,000 to $79,999: 19
  • $80,000 to $89,999: 8
  • $90,000 to $99,999: 106
  • $100,000 to $124,999: 275
  • $125,000 to $149,999: 319
  • $150,000 to $174,999: 735
  • $175,000 to $199,999: 922
  • $200,000 to $249,999: 1,442
  • $250,000 to $299,999: 649
  • $300,000 to $399,999: 216
  • $400,000 to $499,999: 9
  • $500,000 to $749,999: 40
  • $1,000,000 or more: 22

 



98408 rent paid by renters

Rent paid by renters in 2011 in zip code 98408:

  • $150 to $199: 30
  • $300 to $349: 96
  • $450 to $499: 84
  • $500 to $549: 185
  • $550 to $599: 164
  • $600 to $649: 214
  • $650 to $699: 144
  • $700 to $749: 123
  • $750 to $799: 312
  • $800 to $899: 361
  • $900 to $999: 134
  • $1,000 to $1,249: 380
  • $1,250 to $1,499: 176
  • $1,500 to $1,999: 75
  • No cash rent: 76
 


Median gross rent in 2011: $978.


Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2011: $185,938.

Estimated median house (or condo) value in 2011 for:

  • White Non-Hispanic householders: $191,370
  • Black or African American householders: $218,763
  • American Indian or Alaska Native householders: $195,009
  • Asian householders: $220,678
  • Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander householders: $244,815
  • Some other race householders: $183,132
  • Two or more races householders: $188,688
  • Hispanic or Latino householders: $217,230

Estimated median house or condo value in 2011: $197,500
98408:

$197,500
Washington:

$256,300
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $161,200 - $239,600

Mean price in 2011:

Detached houses: $175,886
Here:

$175,886
State:

$329,658

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 6,659
  • One, attached: 30
  • Two: 115
  • 3 or 4: 179
  • 5 to 9: 334
  • 10 to 19: 173
  • 20 to 49: 234
  • 50 or more: 128
  • Mobile homes: 16

Unemployment: 10.3%
98408 zip code mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 7,002 (78%)
  • Carpooled: 1,185 (13%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 259 (3%)
  • Railroad: 20 (0%)
  • Ferryboat: 6 (0%)
  • Motorcycle: 44 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 28 (0%)
  • Walked: 93 (1%)
  • Other means: 68 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 275 (3%)
 

98408 zip code travel time to work (commute)

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 163
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 654
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 1,509
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 1,878
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 1,335
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 522
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 847
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 399
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 227
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 461
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 533
  • 90 or more minutes: 177
 

Percentage of zip code residents living and working in this county: 75.3%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 19,311
  • In family households: 15,644 (2,413 male householders, 2,447 female householders)
    2,968 spouses, 6,123 children (5,607 natural, 119 adopted, 398 stepchildren), 595 grandchildren, 115 brothers or sisters, 139 parents, 288 other relatives, 556 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 3,667 (1,149 male householders (811 living alone)), 1,487 female householders (1,184 living alone)), 1,031 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 293 (189 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 1,914 2-persons, 1,247 3-persons, 1,076 4-persons, 347 5-persons, 251 6-persons, 25 7-or-more-persons

Size of nonfamily households: 1,995 1-person, 468 2-persons, 124 3-persons, 37 4-persons, 12 6-persons

2,067 married couples with children.
2,135 single-parent households (281 men, 1,854 women).

81.5% of residents of 98408 zip code speak English at home.
8.4% of residents speak Spanish at home (55% very well, 15% well, 25% not well, 6% not at all).
2.0% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (79% very well, 12% well, 8% not well).
7.4% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (59% very well, 19% well, 19% not well, 2% not at all).
0.6% of residents speak other language at home (94% very well, 6% well).

Foreign born population: 2,519 (12.8%)
(52.8% of them are naturalized citizens)
This zip code:

12.8%
Whole state:

13.3%

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents:

  • Mexico (30%)
  • Korea (12%)
  • Oceania, n.e.c. (10%)
  • Vietnam (10%)
  • Ukraine (5%)
  • Cambodia (5%)
  • Philippines (5%)

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 2000 or later: 709
  • 1990 to 1999: 975
  • 1980 to 1989: 739
  • Before 1980: 800

Races in zip code 98408:

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

Most common first ancestries reported in 98408 (%):



  • Other groups (40%)
  • German (12%)
  • Irish (8%)
  • English (4%)
  • American (4%)
  • Norwegian (2%)
  • Italian (2%)

Public primary/middle schools in zip code 98408 not listed on the city page:

  • ANGELO GIAUDRONE MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 686; Location: 4902 S ALASKA ST, TACOMA, WA; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • STEWART (Students: 644; Location: 5010 PACIFIC AVE, TACOMA, WA; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • BIRNEY (Students: 520; Location: 1202 S 76TH ST, TACOMA, WA; Grades: PK - 05)
  • MANN (Students: 514; Location: 1002 S 52ND ST, TACOMA, WA; Grades: PK - 05)
  • WHITMAN (Students: 439; Location: 1120 S 39TH ST, TACOMA, WA; Grades: PK - 05)
  • PARK AVENUE CENTER (Students: 103; Location: 6701 S PARK AVE, TACOMA, WA; Grades: PK - 12)

Private primary/middle school not listed on the city page:

  • TACOMA ADVENTIST (Students: 66; Location: 1125 S 34TH ST BOX 8190, TACOMA, WA; Grades: KG - 8)

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)

Fire-safe hotels and motels in zip code 98408:

  • Shilo Inn , 7414 S Hosmer St, Tacoma, WA 98408 , Phone: (253) 475-4020, Fax: (253) 475-1236
  • Motel 6, 1811 S 76TH St, Tacoma, WA 98408 , Phone: (253) 473-7100, Fax: (253) 472-7952
  • Hampton Inn & Suites Tacoma , 8203 S Hosmer St, Tacoma, WA 98408 , Phone: (253) 539-2288, Fax: (253) 539-3388
All 3 fire-safe hotels and motels in zip code 98408

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: 0.9%

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (58%)
  • Utility gas (36%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (4%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)
  • Wood (1%)

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

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

  • This state: 10,434
  • Northeast: 528
  • Midwest: 1,347
  • South: 1,326
  • West: 2,746

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, 80% moved from this county.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 10% moved from different county within same state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 9% moved from different state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 1% moved from abroad.

Year Householders Moved Into Unit:

Private vs. public school enrollment:

Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 220
Here:

8.7%
Washington:

8.8%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 81
Here:

7.8%
Washington:

6.8%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 273
Here:

41.9%
Washington:

16.1%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)


Class of Workers (%)


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

  • Architecture and engineering occupations: 70,893
  • Life, physical, and social science occupations: 70,385
  • Computer and mathematical occupations: 66,186
  • Fire fighting and prevention, and other protective service workers including supervisors: 59,212
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations: 54,632
  • Legal occupations: 53,415

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 (Noninst.)




People in group quarters:

  • 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
IHOP1Rite Aid1
Jack In The Box2SAS Shoes1
KFC1Safeway2
Kroger2Sprint Nextel1
LA Fitness1Starbucks2
Lowe's1Subway2
Macy's1Vons2
McDonald's1Walgreens1


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