These Are The 10 Richest Neighborhoods In Tacoma, WA For 2019

We used science and data to determine which neighborhoods in Tacoma are home to the 1%.

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Richest Neighborhoods In Tacoma

Welcome to the land of the 1%. Where you’ll find lawyers, and doctors, and business executives. And while they probably aren’t made of ticky tacky, they are definitely made of money.

These are the wealthiest neighborhoods that Tacoma has to offer. Where houses go for over 1.68x the national median and household incomes are 1.49x the national median.

But where exactly in Tacoma do the richest of the rich people live? That would be Northeast Tacoma where the median income is a cool $130,959.

Here’s a look at the top 10 richest neighborhoods in Tacoma out of 9 for 2019:

  1. Northeast Tacoma (Homes)
  2. North End (Homes)
  3. Ruston (Homes)
  4. West End (Homes)
  5. Central (Homes)
  6. South Tacoma (Homes)
  7. South End (Homes)
  8. Eastside-Enact (Homes)
  9. Newtacoma (Homes)

Summing up the median income of those 10 neighborhoods adds up to $518,126. And that my friend, is more 0s than most of us will see in our bank account for a long, long time — if we ever get that lucky.

Continue on to find where your neighborhood ranks amongst the richest in Tacoma.

For more Tacoma reading, check out the best neighborhoods in Tacoma and the worst neighborhoods in Tacoma.

Or, for living around Tacoma, out the best Tacoma suburbs and the worst Tacoma suburbs.

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How We Determined The Most Well To Do Neighborhoods In Tacoma For 2019

Every city has it’s best neighborhoods — where everyone wants to live — and the worst neighborhoods — where no one wants to live.

And then you have the wealthiest neighborhoods, where no one can afford to live.

And by no one, we really mean you because there’s always someone richer than you.

How do you quantify richer than you? We looked at one simple criterion:

Which neighborhoods have the highest median income?

We ranked every neighborhood in Tacoma by median income from highest to lowest. The neighborhood with the highest median income, Northeast Tacoma, was named the richest neighborhood in Tacoma.

The poorest neighborhood? That would be Newtacoma.

Now a look at how all the neighborhoods in Tacoma ranked.

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Detailed List Of The Richest Neighborhoods In Tacoma For 2019

Rank Neighborhood Median Household Income
1 Northeast Tacoma $82,106
2 North End $82,085
3 Ruston $65,923
4 West End $61,129
5 Central $52,481
6 South Tacoma $47,718
7 South End $47,308
8 Eastside-Enact $42,491
9 Newtacoma $36,885

About Chris Kolmar

Chris Kolmar has been in the real estate business for almost ten years now. He originally worked for Movoto Real Estate as the director of marketing before founding HomeSnacks.

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