Tacoma, Washington 

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Population

207,280

+4.3% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

7.3%

Median Income

$51,269

Median Home Price

$309,900

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Best Places to Live in Tacoma, Washington

Regional center - East shore of Puget Sound in west-central Washington. August, July and September are the most pleasant months in Tacoma, while December and January are the least comfortable months.

Tacoma, WA Housing Market
Lowest Priced HomesHOMES UNDER $250,000
Most Expensive ListingsHOMES $250,001 to $500,000
Largest HomesHOMES $500,001 to $750,000
Median Priced HomesHOMES $750,001 to $1,000,000
Pros
Attractive setting
Arts and culture
Nearby recreation
Cons
Sprawl and traffic
Clouds and rain
Cost of living


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

Real Estate: See Homes
Country: United States
State: Washington
County: Pierce County
Metro Area: Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue Metro Area
Political Ideology: Somewhat liberal
City: Tacoma
Zip Codes: 98404, 98409, 98405, 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 7.3% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). Recent job growth is Positive. Tacoma jobs have increased by 1.8%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Tacoma's cost of living is 13.3% higher than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Tacoma's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
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VOTING
In the last Presidential election, Pierce county remained strongly Democratic, 53.8% to 42.6%. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Tacoma's population is 207,280 people. Since 2010, it has had a population growth of 4.3%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 28.1 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Tacoma is Real Estate: $309,900. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 11.5%.

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. More Education



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Housing Market in Tacoma

It's a good time to buy in Tacoma. Home Appreciation is up 11.5% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in Tacoma is $309,900.

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Reviews for Tacoma   38 Reviews
Not after 23 years - 7/14/2020
Having lived over half my life here I can tell you real friends are few and far between. You will go through many and only have a handful who stick with you. Your... Read More

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Best Place I've Ever Lived By Far - 6/27/2020
Here's the thing. I've lived in nine states during my lifetime (I'm 51 years old at the time of this writing). I grew up and lived most of my life in Indianapolis, but... Read More

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

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