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Overview
Population:200,013
Pop. Change:4%
State: Washington
Metro Area: Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue Metro Area
County: Pierce County
City:Tacoma
Zip Code:98404, 98409, ... 13 total
Real Estate:For Sale  For Rent
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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


Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue Metro Area

Profile: Regional center  Location: East shore of Puget Sound in west-central Washington Elevation: 125 Time zone: Pacific Standard Time

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Attractive settingSprawl and traffic
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Interesting Facts about Tacoma, Washington

As of 2014, Tacoma's population is 200,013 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 3.90 percent.

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The median home cost in Tacoma is $176,600. Home appreciation the last year has been 11.30 percent.

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Compared to the rest of the country, Tacoma's cost of living is 6.10% Higher than the U.S. average.

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Tacoma public schools spend $11,697 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,435. There are about 19.7 students per teacher in Tacoma.

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The unemployment rate in Tacoma is 6.70 percent(U.S. avg. is 6.30%). Recent job growth is Negative. Tacoma jobs have Decreased by 0.16 percent.


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Map Of Tacoma

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Average Commute time is 25 minutes. The National Average is 25 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