Tacoma, Washington 

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Population

207,948

18% Growth

Unemployment Rate

6.9%

Median Income

$51,269

Avg. Home Price

$285,700

Best Places to Live in Tacoma, Washington

Regional center - East shore of Puget Sound in west-central Washington
Pros
-Attractive setting
-Arts and culture
-Nearby recreation
Cons
-Sprawl and traffic
-Clouds and rain
-Cost of living

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What Bert Has To Say About Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue Metro Area

Seattle is a lively and cosmopolitan city beautifully set in a dramatic backdrop of water, forests and mountains. The main downtown area sits on a narrow, hilly strip of land between Puget Sound to the west and Lake Washington to the east. Modern skyscrapers rise on high hills in the city center, with residential units lining the lower areas along the water and north of downtown.


QUICK FACTS

City: Tacoma
Zip Codes: 98404, 98405, 98409, 98406, 98407, 98422, 98408, 98418, 98403, 98465, 13 total
Time zone: Pacific Standard Time (PST)
Elevation: 125 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Tacoma is 6.9% (U.S. avg. is 5.2%). Recent job growth is Positive. Tacoma jobs have increased by 2.48%. Learn More...
COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Tacoma's cost of living is 12.90% higher than the U.S. average. Learn More... or Compare Tacoma's Cost of Living
POPULATION
Tacoma's population is 207,948 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 17.71%. Learn More...
TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 26 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn More...
REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Tacoma is $285,700. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 15.16%. Check out the homes in the area.
SCHOOLS
Tacoma public schools spend $12,309 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 18.6 students per teacher in Tacoma. Learn More...

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Housing Market in Tacoma

It's a good time to buy in Tacoma. Home Appreciation is up 15.2% in the last 12 months. Browse Tacoma Real Estate.

The median home price in Tacoma is $285,700. Browse Homes in this Range.


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Reviews for Tacoma   38 Reviews
Tacoma's potential - 4/28/2018
I decided to start taking all public transportation and walking the rest of the way to work every day since my taxes were paying for it. I live on hilltop and work on... Read More

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Beautiful city--Choose your neighborhood wisely - 7/10/2017
I moved to Tacoma from South Seattle and wanted to give an honest opinion having lived here 5 years: Pros: Beautiful waterfront, Great restaurants, little traffic if... Read More

Beautiful city--Choose your neighborhood wisely - 7/10/2017
I moved to Tacoma from South Seattle and wanted to give an honest opinion having lived here 5 years: Pros: Beautiful waterfront, Great restaurants, little traffic if... Read More


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ZIP CODES IN TACOMA, WASHINGTON
98404, 98405, 98409, 98406, 98407, 98422, 98408, 98418, 98403, 98465, 13 total
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