Tacoma, Washington

Population 201,999

Tacoma is located in Pierce County, WA. The population is 201,999, making Tacoma the largest city in Pierce County and the 3rd largest city in the state of Washington.

There are 99 public schools in Tacoma with an average Homefacts rating of C+. The total crime rate for Tacoma is high , and there are 322 registered sex offenders residing in the city. Unemployment in Tacoma is high and the median home sales price is $0. Detailed and up-to-date Tacoma property reports are available for any property address.

Cities near Tacoma include Fircrest, Browns Point and Ruston.

Tacoma Neighborhood Report


School Rating is Above average
  • No High School Diploma: 11.4%
  • High School Graduate or Higher: 60.8%
  • Bachelor's Degree or Higher: 27.8%

Crime Rate

56.85% Higher than national avg.
  • Auto theft: 977
  • Violent Crimes: 814
  • Robbery: 189
  • Burglary: 971
  • Property Crime: 5
  • Larceny Theft: 3

Registered Offenders

21.76% Lower than national avg.
  • 322 offenders in Tacoma
  • 15.94 offenders/10,000 residents

Environmental Hazards

1,438 Found nearby
  • Brownfields: 19
  • Registered Polluters: 59
  • Superfunds: 84
  • Tanks & Spills: 1,276


High 5.9%
  • Washington unemployment average: 4.4%
  • National unemployment average: 3.7%

Property Values

Median Property Value $0

Schools view all

99 Public Schools view public schools

There are 99 K-12 public schools in Tacoma, WA and 22 private schools. Homefacts rates Tacoma's schools as Above average, with an overall C+ rating.

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Crime view details

322 Registered Offenders search the registered offender database

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*100 is national avg. Greater than 100 means higher crime, lower means less crime.
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Property Report Overview

Average Listing Price
$335,000 compared to June 2018
Median Sales Price
No Data

Median Home Value

Housing Inventory

Property Type
  • Vacant
  • Rented
  • Owned

Number Of Properties Per Bedroom (Distressed)

1,059 Building Permits View All

  • In 2014, the city of Tacoma, WA issued 1,059 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. Of those 1,059 permits, 261 were issued for single family homes and 798 were issued for multi-family homes.
  • In 2013, the city of Tacoma, WA issued 280 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. Of those 280 permits, 217 were issued for single family homes and 63 were issued for multi-family homes.
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Fair Market Rents

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  • Property Type Rent
  • Studio: $786
  • 1 Bedroom: $898
  • 2 Bedrooms: $1,166
  • 3 Bedrooms: $1,696
  • 4 Bedrooms: $2,051

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Environmental Hazards

1438 Environmental Hazards

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Health Hazards

  • Air Quality HEALTHY (754/769)
    Tacoma, WA has 98.05% good air quality.
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  • Radon ZONE 3 COUNTY
    Tacoma, WA is a green zone.
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  • UV Index MODERATE 3.58 Average
    Tacoma, WA is a moderate risk area for ultra-violet rays.
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Average Monthly Temperature

  • January 40.37°
  • February 42.63°
  • March 44.17°
  • April 47.98°
  • May 54.08°
  • June 59.19°
  • July 64.05°
  • August 64.64°
  • September 60.82°
  • October 51.82°
  • November 45.42°
  • December 39.82°

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Natural Disasters

Probability of Natural Disasters for Tacoma, WA

Tacoma, WA has a very high risk of earthquakes.
Tacoma, WA has no risk of hurricanes.
Tacoma, WA has a very low risk of hail storms.
Tacoma, WA has a low risk of tornadoes.

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Median Household Income

Median Household Income in Tacoma, WA: $55,996


Unemployment in Tacoma is 5.9%. It is higher than the state and national averages, 4.4% and 3.7% respectively

Workforce Breakdown

Blue Collar - 42.16%
White Collar - 57.84%


State Representatives

  • Gov. Jay Inslee
  • Sen. Maria Cantwell
  • Sen. Patty Murray

City Representatives

  • Derek Kilmer
  • Adam Smith
  • Denny Heck

Neighborhood Info

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Nearest Major Airports

74 FCC Towers view all