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Latitude: 47.252199 Longitude: -122.459832


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Overview
Population:198,397
Pop. Change:3%
State: Washington
Metro Area: Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue Metro Area
County: Pierce County
City:Tacoma
Zip Code:98404, 98409, ... 14 more
Real Estate:For Sale
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Schools:See Local Schools

Tacoma's Real Estate Market
 • Newly Listed Homes
 • Most Expensive Listing
 • Million Dollar Houses
 • Homes from $750,001 to $1,000,000
 • Homes from $500,001 to $750,000
 • Homes from $250,000 to $500,000
 • Homes under $250,000
 • Median Priced Homes
 • Median Condominiums


Interesting Facts about Tacoma, Washington

As of 2012, Tacoma's population is 198,397 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 3.47 percent.

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The median home cost in Tacoma is $147,000. Home appreciation the last year has been -5.49 percent.

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Compared to the rest of the country, Tacoma's cost of living is 5.70% Higher than the U.S. average.

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Tacoma public schools spend $4,582 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $5,691. There are about 19.7 students per teacher in Tacoma.

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The unemployment rate in Tacoma is 8.80 percent(U.S. avg. is 8.60%). Recent job growth is Negative. Tacoma jobs have Decreased by 1.74 percent.


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Map Of Tacoma

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Average Commute time is 28 minutes. The National Average is 28 minutes.

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Tacoma's Real Estate Market (click to see properties)

 • Newly Listed Homes
 • Most Expensive Listing
 • Million Dollar Houses
 • Homes from $750,001 to $1,000,000
 • Homes from $500,001 to $750,000
 • Homes from $250,000 to $500,000
 • Homes under $250,000
 • Median Priced Homes