Data Profile of ZIP Code 98445

Tacoma, WA (ZIP Code 98445) Data

Washington

Detailed Demographics Data and Other Stats About 98445

The ZIP Code 98445 is associated with the city of Tacoma in Washington in Pierce County. The median household income is approximately $65,851, and an estimated 10% of the population is living below the poverty line. The median age in 98445 is estimated to at 35.2 years, and about 17.0% of residents are aged 62 years and older. It is estimated that about 15.0% of residents in this Washington region hold a bachelor's degree or higher, while the per capita income is approximately $29,112. The current population estimate is 32,066.

Population in 98445

The most recent population estimate for ZIP Code 98445 is 32,066.

Tacoma, WA

The 98445 ZIP Code is associated with Tacoma, WA in Pierce County.

Area Codes associated with 98445

Telephone area codes associated with ZIP Code 98445 include 253.

Sunrise / Sunset in 98445

Sunrise: 7:17 am
Sunset: 6:37 pm
Sunrise in 98445 7:17 am
Sunrise in 98445 6:37 pm

Weather forecast for 98445

Forecast currently unavailable.

Current air quality in 98445

Air quality: Fair Air quality scale in 98445 Fair

Internet in 98445

An estimated 93.2% of households in ZIP Code 98445 have a computer, while about 89.3% of households have broadband Internet service.

Gender in 98445

Males comprise about 49.2% of the overall population in ZIP Code 98445, while females account for approximately 50.8%.

Health Insurance in 98445

Approximately 14.3% of adults aged 18 to 64 in ZIP Code 98445 (Tacoma, WA) are currently uninsured and do not have health insurance.

Income in ZIP Code 98445

The median household income in ZIP Code 98445 is $65,851, while the region's mean household income is $80,135. Breaking income down further, per capita income in the region is $29,112. The per capita income in ZIP Code 98445 of $29,112 is approximately 25.19% less than the per capita income in the U.S. overall of $38,915. An estimated 9.6% of the population is living below the poverty line in this region. This rate is approximately1.05% higher than the overall poverty rate in the U.S. of 9.5%. Regarding household income, approximately 20.9% of the population in 98445 earn $50,000 to $74,999 per year, while an estimated 17.4% earn $100,000 to $149,999 per year, and 2.9% of 98445 residents earn $200,000 or more per year.

Household Income Details

Bar chart displaying household income in ZIP Code 98445. This visualizes the percentage of households in this region that fall within different income ranges, e.g. $100,000 to $149,999 per year.

Total Income in 98445

Household Income Percent
Less than $10,000 per year 5.8%
$10,000 to $14,999 per year 4.1%
$15,000 to $24,999 per year 4.4%
$25,000 to $34,999 per year 7.5%
$35,000 to $49,999 per year 12.2%
$50,000 to $74,999 per year 20.9%
$75,000 to $99,999 per year 16.6%
$100,000 to $149,999 per year 17.4%
$150,000 to $199,999 per year 8.1%
$200,000 or more per year 2.9%

Education levels in ZIP Code 98445

In ZIP Code 98445, 88.7% of the population graduated high school, while 15.0% have a bachelor's degree or higher. In this region, 4.5% achieved an education level less than 9th grade, while 4.2% hold a graduate or professional degree. Approximately 35.7% in this Pierce County region reached the highest level of high school graduate (including equivalency).

Education Attained in 98445

Education Level Percent
Less than 9th grade 4.5%
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 6.7%
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 35.7%
Some college, no degree 26.5%
Associate's degree 11.5%
Bachelor's degree 10.8%
Graduate or professional degree 4.2%

Education Level Details

Pie chart displaying the education level breakdown in ZIP Code 98445. This visualizes the percentage of the population that has attained a specific level of education, e.g. a graduate or professional degree.

Race & Ethnicity in ZIP Code 98445

Looking at race in the population that makes up ZIP Code 98445, 89.1% is one race, while 10.9% are two or more races. Approximately 13.5% of 98445 residents are hispanic or Latino (of any race). The most common race in 98445 (race alone or in combination with one or more other races), is White (74.2%), followed by Black or African American (14.6%) .

Race Breakdown Details

Bar chart displaying the racial composition of ZIP Code 98445. This visualizes the percentage of the population of each race (race alone or in combination with one or more other races).

Racial Composition of 98445

Industry Percent
White 74.2%
Black or African American 14.6%
American Indian and Alaska Native 2.8%
Asian 12.7%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander 4.6%
Some other race 3.1%
* Race alone or in combination with one or more other races

Real Estate & Housing in ZIP Code 98445

Regarding the age of homes in ZIP Code 98445, an estimated 21.4% of homes were built between 1990 and 1999. Additionally, 20.6% of homes in the region were built between 2000 and 2009, while an estimated 1.2% of homes were built in 2014 or later in this Pierce County region.

Age of Housing in 98445

Year Home Built Percent
Built in 2014 or later 1.2%
Built between 2010 and 2013 2.9%
Built between 2000 and 2009 20.6%
Built between 1990 and 1999 21.4%
Built between 1980 and 1989 13.8%
Built between 1970 and 1979 14.1%
Built between 1960 and 1969 11.3%
Built between 1950 and 1959 5.9%
Built between 1940 and 1949 4.9%
Built in 1939 or earlier 4.0%

Housing Age Breakdown

">Bar chart displaying the breakdown on housing ages in ZIP Code 98445. This visualizes the percentage of homes in the region that were built in a certain time frame, e.g. built between 1950 and 1959.

Age Breakdown in ZIP Code 98445

Residents of ZIP Code 98445 are younger than average. The median age of 35.2 years in ZIP Code 98445 is approximately 7.61% lower than the overall median age in the U.S. of 38.1 years. About 76.0% of residents are aged 18 years and older, and 17.0% of residents are 62 years and over. Approximately 17.3% of the population in 98445 falls in the age group 25 to 34 years, while an estimated 12.2% are aged 45 to 54 years. On the low end of the scale, 1.2% of 98445 residents are aged 85 years and over.

Age Breakdown Details

Bar chart displaying the age breakdown in ZIP Code 98445. This visualizes the percentage of the population in the region that falls into certain age ranges, e.g. 35 to 44 years old.

Age Breakdown in 98445

Age Range Percent
Under 5 years 7.2%
5 to 9 years 7.1%
10 to 14 years 5.5%
15 to 19 years 5.9%
20 to 24 years 6.6%
25 to 34 years 17.3%
35 to 44 years 11.9%
45 to 54 years 12.2%
55 to 59 years 6.8%
60 to 64 years 5.8%
65 to 74 years 7.7%
75 to 84 years 4.8%
85 years and over 1.2%

Chronic Health Issues in ZIP Code 98445

One of the leading chronic health issues in ZIP Code 98445 is high blood pressure, as an estimated 34.2% of adults aged 18 and older deal with this issue. Another chronic health issue of concern for residents of 98445 is high cholesterol, as approximately 33.2% of adults 18 and older in this Pierce County region contend with that issue.

Chronic Health Issues Breakdown

Bar chart displaying a breakdown of chronic health issues in ZIP Code 98445. This visualizes the percentage of adults aged 18 and above that have specific chronic health issues, e.g. high blood pressure, diabetes, or arthritis.

Health Issues in 98445

Health Issue Percent of adults*
High cholesterol 33.2%
Cancer (excluding skin cancer) 6.3%
Coronary heart disease 5.4%
High blood pressure 34.2%
Diagnosed diabetes 10.7%
Stroke 3.2%
Current asthma 11.0%
Chronic kidney disease 2.7%
Arthritis 24.5%
* aged 18 & above

Health Risk Behaviors & Prevention in 98445

One of the top preventative health measures in ZIP Code 98445 is current access to health insurance, as an estimated 85.7% of adults 18 and older take part in this preventive measure. Additionally, 85.5% of those 18 and above in 98445 list cholesterol screening, as a preventive measure. Common health risk behaviors in 98445 include sleeping less than 7 hours (37.8% of adults aged 18 and above) and obesity (33.0% of those 18 and older).

Preventative Health in 98445

Preventive Measure Percent of adults*
Cholesterol screening 85.5%
Taking medicine for high blood pressure control 65.1%
Visits to doctor for routine checkup 69.1%
Current access to health insurance 85.7%
Visits to dentist or dental clinic 62.8%
* aged 18 & above

Preventative Health Measures

Bar chart displaying preventative health data in ZIP Code 98445. This visualizes the percentage of adults aged 18 and above that engage in preventative health measures, e.g. sholesterol screenings and visits to doctors for routine checkups.

Health Risk Behaviors Details

Bar chart displaying health risk behaviors details in ZIP Code 98445. This visualizes the percentage of adults aged 18 and older that engage in health risk behaviors, e.g. smoking or binge drinking.

Health Risk Behaviors in 98445

Risk Behavior Percent of adults*
Sleeping less than 7 hours 37.8%
Binge drinking 16.9%
Obesity 33.0%
No leisure-time physical activity 22.4%
Current smoking 19.8%
* aged 18 & above

Jobs Breakdown in ZIP Code 98445

In 98445, 64.7% of the population is in the labor force. Recent estimates place 3.5% as working from home, while the total labor force in the region has a mean travel to time to work of 34.6 minutes. Approximately 20.9% of the employed population 16 years and over in 98445 work in educational services, and health care and social assistance, while an estimated 12.7% work in retail trade. On the lower end of the scale, just 0.3% of 98445 workers 16 years and over work in agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining.

Job Industry Breakdown Details

Bar chart displaying job industry breakdown details for ZIP Code 98445. This visualizes the percentage of the population 16 years and over that work in certain industries, e.g. educational services, and health care and social assistance.

Job Industry Breakdown in 98445

Industry Percent
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining 0.3%
Construction 10.8%
Manufacturing 9.7%
Wholesale trade 4.4%
Retail trade 12.7%
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities 9.2%
Information 0.9%
Finance and insurance, and real estate and rental and leasing 4.4%
Professional, scientific, management, and administrative 7.8%
Educational services, and health care and social assistance 20.9%
Arts, entertainment, and recreation, and accommodation and food services 8.7%
Other services, except public administration 4.4%
Public administration 5.9%

Language Breakdown in ZIP Code 98445

In ZIP Code 98445, 80.2% of the population lists "English only" as the language spoken in home, while 7.6% of lists Spanish. Additionally, Asian and Pacific Islander languages are spoken in 3.6% of homes, and other Indo-European languages are spoken in 7.7% of homes. Lastly, 0.8% of homes list "other languages" as spoken in the home. All percentages referenced are for the population 5 years and older in this Pierce County region.

Language Spoken in 98445

Language Spoken Percent
English only 80.2%
Spanish 7.6%
Other Indo-European languages 3.6%
Asian and Pacific Islander languages 7.7%
Other languages 0.8%
* Population 5 years and over

Language Spoken in Home

Bar chart displaying the language spoken in homes in ZIP Code 98445. This visualizes the percentage of homes in the area that list a specific language as being spoken in the home, e.g. Spanish.

Consumer Financial Products Complaints in 98445

Regarding consumer complaints about financial products in ZIP Code 98445, credit reporting or credit repair services have received the most complaints in 98445 in the past 12 months. Debt collection received the second most complaints. The most frequent complaint overall in this Pierce County region was incorrect information on a report.

Consumer Complaints (Products)

Pie chart displaying the specific consumer financial products associated with complaints that originated from residents in ZIP Code 98445. This visualizes the specific products that were the subject of complaints, e.g. a mortgage or a credit card.

Consumer Complaints by Product in 98445

Complaint Product Number of Complaints*
Credit reporting or credit repair services 23
Debt collection 3
Checking or savings account 1
Credit card or prepaid card 1
Mortgage 1
* Total in 2021

Consumer Complaints by Issue in 98445

Complaint Issue Number of Complaints*
Incorrect information on your report 13
Problem with a credit reporting company's investigation 10
Attempts to collect debt not owed 2
Getting a credit card 1
Managing an account 1
Other 2
* Total in 2021

Consumer Complaints (Issues)

Pie chart displaying the complaints about consumer financial products and services that were sent to companies for response from residents in ZIP Code 98445. This visualizes the specific complaint issues that arose in this region, e.g. incorrect information on a report.

Utilities in ZIP Code 98445

The average residential electricity rate in ZIP Code 98445 of 6.56¢/kWh. This rate is about 37.04% less than the average rate in Washington, and approximately 57.57% less than the average rate in the U.S. as a whole. Regarding solar power potential, ZIP Code 98445 has an average daily solar radiation level of 3.88 kWh/m2/day. This is approximately 5.83% less than an area in the U.S. with historically low solar radiation levels (WA), and about 41.12% less than an area in the U.S. with historically high solar radiation levels (AZ).

Electricity Breakdown Details

Bar chart displaying the electricity rates breakdown in ZIP Code 98445. This visualizes electricity rates in 98445 compared to rates in the state and rates in the U.S. as a whole.

Electricity Rates in 98445

Region Residential Commercial Industrial
ZIP Code 98445 6.56¢/kWh 6.03¢/kWh 4.5¢/kWh
Washington 10.42¢/kWh 9.49¢/kWh 5.74¢/kWh
United States 15.46¢/kWh 13.15¢/kWh 9.43¢/kWh

Solar Power in 98445

Month ZIP Code 98445 Low (WA) High (AZ)
Jan 1.87 1.9 5.84
Feb 2.69 3 6.31
Mar 3.31 3.65 7.02
Apr 4.82 5.13 7.3
May 4.99 5.17 7.13
Jun 5.25 5.72 6.95
Jul 6.04 6.22 6.51
Aug 5.66 6.08 6.65
Sep 4.95 5.15 7.02
Oct 3.09 3.32 6.92
Nov 2.13 2.33 5.99
Dec 1.77 1.78 5.46
All figures listed are kWh/m2/day — kilowatt hours per square meter per day

Solar Radiation Levels

Line chart displaying solar radiation levels in ZIP Code 98445. This visualizes solar power levels in 98445 compared to radiation levels in both a historically low radiation state (WA) and a historically high radiation state (AZ).