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Tacoma, Washington is a popular city for those looking for a mix of urban and suburban living. It has a population of 217,332 and a population density of 4,424 people per square mile. Tacoma is home to many local businesses such as The Swiss Restaurant & Pub, Loretta's Northwesterner, and Wax On Records. Year-round outdoor activities include biking the Cushman Trail, exploring Point Defiance Park, and kayaking in Commencement Bay. Other organizations like the Tacoma Art Museum provide cultural hubs for community members to explore. Sports fans can also enjoy watching the Seattle Sounders FC or the Tacoma Rainiers at Cheney Stadium. With its diverse range of opportunities, Tacoma has something to offer everyone!

The population in Tacoma is 217,332. There are 4,372 people per square mile aka population density. The median age in Tacoma is 36.7, the US median age is 38.4. The number of people per household in Tacoma is 2.5, the US average of people per household is 2.6.

Family in Tacoma
- 44.8% are married
- 15.2% are divorced
- 29.0% are married with children
- 20.9% have children, but are single
Race in Tacoma

- 60.3% are White
- 9.7% are Black
- 8.7% are Asian
- 1.1% are Native American
- 0.3% claim Other
- 11.6% claim Hispanic ethnicity
- 7.1% Two or more races
- 1.2% Hawaiian, Pacific Islander

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I've lived in Tacoma for 3.5 years and love it! It's not a perfect city, nowhere is perfect and Tacoma does have its' share of problems, but overall have found T-Town  More

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Over 3 years ago

We LOVE tacoma. Grew up in Seattle, and tacoma is so much better! Easy access to the water, hiking, and Mt Rainier and the Olympics. We love the coffee shops and  More

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Over 4 years ago

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  More

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