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98408 Zip Code (Tacoma, WA) Detailed Profile




Estimated zip code population in 2019: 21,331
Zip code population in 2010: 18,830
Zip code population in 2000: 29,095

Houses and condos: 8,389
Renter-occupied apartments: 3,244
% of renters here:

41%
State:

37%
March 2019 cost of living index in zip code 98408: 112.0 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)

Land area: 3.4 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.0 sq. mi.
Population density: 6,308 people per square mile 
 
 (high).

Age and Sex of Residents in zip code 98408
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Real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2019:
This zip code:

1.1% ($2,692)
Washington:

0.9% ($3,601)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $2,693 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $2,699 (1.2%)

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Males: 10,908  (51.1%)
Females: 10,422  (48.9%)

For population 25 years and over in 98408:

  • High school or higher: 84.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 20.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.6%
  • Unemployed: 3.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 31.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in 98408:

  • Never married: 37.9%
  • Now married: 40.0%
  • Separated: 2.4%
  • Widowed: 5.7%
  • Divorced: 14.0%

Zip code 98408 compared to state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
  • Races in zip code 98408 (2019)
    • 11,02858.6%White
    • 2,20711.7%Hispanic or Latino
    • 1,92610.2%Black
    • 1,6088.5%Asian
    • 1,4567.7%Two or more races
    • 3001.6%American Indian
    • 2771.5%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander
    • 280.1%Some other race
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Estimated median house/condo value in 2019: $245,697
98408:

$245,697
Washington:

$387,600



According to our research of Washington and other state lists, there were 44 registered sex offenders living in 98408 zip code as of November 29, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in zip code 98408 is 451 to 1.


Median resident age:
This zip code:

36.4 years
Washington median age:

37.9 years
Average household size:
This zip code:

2.7 people
Washington:

2.5 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 2019:
This zip code:

$61,910
Washington:

$78,687
Tacoma, WA (98408) map Nearest zip codes: 98418, 98404, 98409, 98444, 98402, 98447.
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Percentage of family households:
This zip code:

48.4%
Washington:

47.0%
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This zip code:

9.4%
Washington:

49.4%
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

Household received Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 1,482
Household did not receive Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 6,305


Women who had a birth in the past 12 months: 279 (211 now married, 68 unmarried)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months: 4,625 (1,835 now married, 2,793 unmarried)


Housing units in zip code 98408 with a mortgage: 3,472 (82 second mortgage, 301 home equity loan, 33 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,111

Median monthly owner costs for units with a mortgage: $1,620
Median monthly owner costs for units without a mortgage: $584

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2019:
This zip code:

16.1%
Whole state:

9.8%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2019:
This zip code:

5.8%
Whole state:

5.2%
Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.2
State:

6.4
Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

5.2
State:

4.0
  • 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
  • Year house built (houses)
  • 1112014 or later
  • 1762010 to 2013
  • 4552000 to 2009
  • 3041990 to 1999
  • 5651980 to 1989
  • 8681970 to 1979
  • 1,1151960 to 1969
  • 1,5111950 to 1959
  • 9691940 to 1949
  • 2,1901939 or earlier

Zip code 98408 satellite photo by USGS

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Tacoma, WA (98408)
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Tacoma, WA (98408)
  • 44no bedroom
  • 811 bedroom
  • 9052 bedrooms
  • 2,2083 bedrooms
  • 1,0864 bedrooms
  • 2825+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Tacoma, WA (98408)
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Tacoma, WA (98408)
  • 87no bedroom
  • 6461 bedroom
  • 9652 bedrooms
  • 1,1443 bedrooms
  • 3774 bedrooms
  • 95+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Tacoma, WA (98408) in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Tacoma, WA (98408) in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 188no vehicle
  • 1,2391 vehicle
  • 1,7452 vehicles
  • 8693 vehicles
  • 4434 vehicles
  • 1315+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Tacoma, WA (98408) in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Tacoma, WA (98408) in renter-occupied apartments
  • 260no vehicle
  • 1,6061 vehicle
  • 9882 vehicles
  • 2663 vehicles
  • 504 vehicles
  • 765+ vehicles

  • Zip code 98408 household income distribution in 2019

  • Zip code 98408 household income distribution in 2019
  • 496Less than $10,000
  • 262$10,000 to $14,999
  • 360$15,000 to $19,999
  • 438$20,000 to $24,999
  • 339$25,000 to $29,999
  • 168$30,000 to $34,999
  • 338$35,000 to $39,999
  • 233$40,000 to $44,999
  • 425$45,000 to $49,999
  • 750$50,000 to $59,999
  • 1,040$60,000 to $74,999
  • 1,031$75,000 to $99,999
  • 1,010$100,000 to $124,999
  • 319$125,000 to $149,999
  • 286$150,000 to $199,999
  • 308$200,000 or more
  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2019 in zip code 98408

  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2019 in zip code 98408
  • 27Less than $10,000
  • 12$15,000 to $19,999
  • 22$20,000 to $24,999
  • 21$25,000 to $29,999
  • 25$80,000 to $89,999
  • 17$90,000 to $99,999
  • 186$100,000 to $124,999
  • 199$125,000 to $149,999
  • 657$150,000 to $174,999
  • 509$175,000 to $199,999
  • 1,095$200,000 to $249,999
  • 894$250,000 to $299,999
  • 811$300,000 to $399,999
  • 68$400,000 to $499,999
  • 62$500,000 to $749,999
  • 16$1,000,000 to $1,499,999
  • Rent paid by renters in 2019 in zip code 98408

  • Rent paid by renters in 2019 in zip code 98408
  • 13Less than $100
  • 44$250 to $299
  • 9$300 to $349
  • 20$350 to $399
  • 6$400 to $449
  • 140$500 to $549
  • 87$550 to $599
  • 142$600 to $649
  • 161$650 to $699
  • 65$700 to $749
  • 120$750 to $799
  • 203$800 to $899
  • 249$900 to $999
  • 842$1,000 to $1,249
  • 615$1,250 to $1,499
  • 373$1,500 to $1,999
  • 41$2,000 to $2,499
  • 9$2,500 to $2,999
  • 124No cash rent

Median gross rent in 2019: $1,342.


Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2019: $285,562.

Estimated median house (or condo) value in 2019 for:

  • White Non-Hispanic householders: $238,071
  • Black or African American householders: $272,149
  • American Indian or Alaska Native householders: $242,598
  • Asian householders: $274,532
  • Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander householders: $304,559
  • Some other race householders: $227,823
  • Two or more races householders: $234,734
  • Hispanic or Latino householders: $270,242

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $245,697
98408:

$245,697
Washington:

$387,600
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $190,269 - $302,321

Mean price in 2019:

Detached houses: $362,903
Here:

$362,903
State:

$510,505

Townhouses or other attached units: $616,064
Here:

$616,064
State:

$453,343

In 2-unit structures: $415,026
Here:

$415,026
State:

$399,900

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $172,007
Here:

$172,007
State:

$365,625

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $375,604
Here:

$375,604
State:

$449,948

Mobile homes: $174,085
Here:

$174,085
State:

$172,568
Owners and renters by unit type in zip code 98408
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 6,808
  • One, attached: 169
  • Two: 206
  • 3 or 4: 316
  • 5 to 9: 192
  • 10 to 19: 115
  • 20 to 49: 381
  • 50 or more: 172
  • Mobile homes: 9

Unemployment: 3.8%

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 98408

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 98408
  • 73.2%7,638Drove a car alone
  • 13.8%1,439Carpooled
  • 4.4%460Bus or trolley bus
  • 1.6%172Subway or elevated
  • 0.3%30Railroad
  • 0.2%18Motorcycle
  • 0.5%48Bicycle
  • 0.8%85Walked
  • 1.0%104Other means
  • 3.9%407Worked at home
  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 98408

  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 98408
  • 128Less than 5 minutes
  • 5715 to 9 minutes
  • 1,27110 to 14 minutes
  • 1,71315 to 19 minutes
  • 1,49520 to 24 minutes
  • 26125 to 29 minutes
  • 1,46030 to 34 minutes
  • 22835 to 39 minutes
  • 62840 to 44 minutes
  • 82545 to 59 minutes
  • 1,05860 to 89 minutes
  • 36790 or more minutes

Neighborhoods in zip code 98408:

Percentage of zip code residents living and working in this county: 70.1%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 21,331
  • Male householders: 4,046 (1,196 living alone), Female householders: 3,810 (1,043 living alone)
  • 3,046 spouses (3,004 opposite-sex spouses), 888 unmarried partners, (875 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 5,814 children (5,401 natural, 154 adopted, 260 stepchildren), 462 grandchildren, 320 brothers or sisters, 307 parents, 14 foster children, 657 other relatives, 1,713 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 279 (-1 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 1,842 2-persons, 1,317 3-persons, 908 4-persons, 461 5-persons, 148 6-persons, 156 7-or-more-persons

Size of nonfamily households: 2,237 1-person, 606 2-persons, 119 3-persons, 41 4-persons, 21 5-persons

2,097 married couples with children.
1,928 single-parent households (532 men, 1,396 women).

81.7% of residents of 98408 zip code speak English at home.
5.7% of residents speak Spanish at home (49% very well, 34% well, 14% not well, 3% not at all).
1.5% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (39% very well, 34% well, 17% not well, 10% not at all).
9.6% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (38% very well, 20% well, 39% not well, 3% not at all).
0.8% of residents speak other language at home (100% very well).

Foreign born population: 2,813 (13.2%)
(58.8% of them are naturalized citizens)
This zip code:

13.2%
Whole state:

14.9%
Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents
  • 21%Thailand
  • 16%Honduras
  • 9%Malaysia
  • 9%Japan
  • 7%Burma
  • 4%Ethiopia
  • 4%Serbia
Most common first ancestries reported in 98408
  • 6%American
  • 6%German
  • 3%Irish
  • 3%English
  • 3%European
  • 2%Norwegian
  • 1%Scandinavian
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 8952010 or later
  • 5702000 to 2009
  • 8221990 to 1999
  • 1,224Before 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: 1.7%
Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 1.4%

Most commonly used house heating fuel
  • 59.3%Electricity
  • 35.0%Utility gas
  • 2.8%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.2%Wood

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

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

  • This state: 11,429
  • Northeast: 773
  • Midwest: 1,144
  • South: 1,506
  • West: 3,014

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.

84% of the 98408 zip code residents lived in the same house 1 year ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 66% moved from this county.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 19% moved from different county within same state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 12% moved from different state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 2% moved from abroad.

Year householders moved into unit in Tacoma, WA (98408)

Private vs. public school enrollment:

Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 82
Here:

4.4%
Washington:

10.3%
Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 40
Here:

4.2%
Washington:

7.1%
Students in private undergraduate colleges: 71
Here:

6.1%
Washington:

15.1%
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Class of Workers in 2019
Occupation by median earnings in the past 12 months
  • Occupation by median earnings in the past 12 months ($)
  • 89,161Architecture and engineering occupations
  • 72,957Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations
  • 66,200Construction and extraction occupations
  • 64,611Management occupations
  • 54,704Business and financial operations occupations
  • 52,380Legal 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 Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability

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

Fatal accident statistics in 2012:

  • Fatal accident count: 2
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 6
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 0
  • Fatalities: 2
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 13
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0
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 in zip code 98408
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in zip code 98408 - Value

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 97. The highest number of fires - 191 took place in 2004, and the least - 51 in 2014. The data has a dropping trend.
    Fire incident types in Zip Code 98408 When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (61.2%), and Structure Fires (23.6%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Zip Code 98408
    • 1,00661.2%Outside Fires
    • 38723.6%Structure Fires
    • 24915.2%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for zip code 98408, Washington

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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