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Tacoma, WA: What you need to know

The port city of Tacoma is on the Puget Sound, and the community is recognized as one of the most livable and walkable in America. Several international companies do business here, and Joint Base Lewis-McChord, home of the I Corps and 62nd Airlift Wing, has 55,000 employees and is Tacoma's largest employer. Quality of life conveniences include four hospitals and 50 parks.


Tacoma, WA City Profile

Quick Facts

Population 203,481
Median Age 36
Median Household Income $52,042
Median Home Price $203,600
Walkscore 51

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Tacoma, WA Demographics

Median Population in Tacoma, WA

Median Age 36%
Age 18 Over 78.1%
Age 21 Over 74%
Age 62 Over 15.9%
Age 65 Over 12.8%

Race in Tacoma, WA

  Ethnicity White 65.5%
  Ethnicity Black 10.5%
  Ethnicity Asian 9%
  Ethnicity Hawaiian 1.1%
  Ethnicity Hispanic 11.5%
  Ethnicity Indian 1.2%
  Ethnicity Other 4.2%

Population By Gender in Tacoma, WA

  Male 49.5%
  Female 50.5%

Language in Tacoma, WA

  English Only 80.3%
  English Other 19.7%

Economics in Tacoma, WA

  Median Household Income $52,042
  Median Home Price $203,600
  Homes Owned 49.5%
  Homes Rent 50.5%
  Median Property Rent $947

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Commute Types in Tacoma, WA

  Walked 3.5%
  Worked at Home 3.7%
  Public Transportation 5%
  Other Means 1.8%
  Drove Alone 75.8%
  Carpooled 10.2%

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Total Employed Armed Forces: 1,722
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