Tacoma, Washington 

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Economy in Tacoma, Washington

Tacoma has an unemployment rate of 5.9%. The US average is 3.7%.

Tacoma has seen the job market increase by 1.8% over the last year. Future job growth over the next ten years is predicted to be 39.9%, which is higher than the US average of 33.5%.

Tax Rates for Tacoma
- The Sales Tax Rate for Tacoma is 10.1%. The US average is 7.3%.
- The Income Tax Rate for Tacoma is 0.0%. The US average is 4.6%.
- Tax Rates can have a big impact when Comparing Cost of Living.

Income and Salaries for Tacoma
- The average income of a Tacoma resident is $26,805 a year. The US average is $28,555 a year.
- The Median household income of a Tacoma resident is $51,269 a year. The US average is $53,482 a year.

INCOME BY POPULATION PERCENT

  ECONOMYTacoma, WashingtonUnited States
  5.9%3.7%
  1.8%1.6%
  39.9%33.5%
  10.1%6.2%
  0.0%4.6%
  $29,420$31,177
  $55,506$57,652
  $68,820$70,850
  POPULATION BY OCCUPATION
  0.6%1.3%
  0.0%0.6%
  6.6%6.2%
  8.4%10.4%
  3.0%2.7%
  11.3%11.6%
  5.3%4.1%
  0.4%0.9%
  1.8%2.1%
  3.1%4.7%
  2.4%1.9%
  5.1%6.7%
  0.1%0.1%
  4.8%4.3%
  8.6%9.3%
  15.9%13.8%
  3.4%2.2%
  7.4%7.4%
  5.4%4.9%
  6.4%4.8%
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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 more

    NEW LISTINGS IN TACOMA
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