Tacoma, WA
Quality of Life, Demographics, And Statistics

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2022-04-08
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Tacoma, Washington Info Snack

Population
215,766
Unemployment
4.9%
Poverty
13.8%
Median Home
$311,700
Median Income
$64,457
Median Rent
$1,253

Tacoma SnackAbility

7
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8/10
Housing
8.5
Affordability
4
Diversity
9.5
Safety
3
Amenities
9.5
Education
8
Commute
5

Tacoma, WA Crime Report

13,979
Total Crimes
6,350.5
Total Crimes / 100k People
170.70%
Above National Average
Statistic Count
Raw
Tacoma
/ 100k People
Washington
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 13,979 6,350.5 3,026.1 2,346.0
Violent Crime 1,856 843.2 293.7 387.8
Murder 28 12.7 3.9 6.5
Robbery 435 197.6 67.4 73.9
Aggravated Assault 1,266 575.1 187.6 279.7
Property Crime 12,123 5,507.4 2,732.4 1,958.2
Burglary 1,987 902.7 522.1 314.2
Larceny 7,967 3,619.3 1,854.2 1,398.0
Car Theft 2,169 985.4 356.1 246.0

Tacoma, WA Cost Of Living

111
Tacoma's Overall Cost Of Living
1.1x
Higher Than The National Average
Living Expense Tacoma Washington National Average
Overall 111 119 100
Services 112 112 100
Groceries 118 110 100
Health 124 122 100
Housing 109 136 100
Transportation 135 123 100
Utilities 94 91 100

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Population over time in Tacoma

Year Population % Change
2020 215,766 2.7%
2019 210,103 1.4%
2018 207,280 0.8%
2017 205,602 1.0%
2016 203,481 0.8%
2015 201,794 0.4%
2014 200,890 0.4%
2013 200,013 0.3%
2012 199,449 0.3%
2011 198,819 -

Race / Ethnicity in Tacoma

White
57.6% (124,177)
African American
10.3% (22,271)
American Indian
1.4% (3,050)
Asian
8.6% (18,510)
Hawaiian
0.9% (1,994)
Other
0.5% (1,044)
Two Or More
8.8% (19,059)
Hispanic
11.9% (25,661)
Race Tacoma WA USA
White 57.6% 67.5% 60.1%
African American 10.3% 3.7% 12.2%
American Indian 1.4% 1.0% 0.6%
Asian 8.6% 8.7% 5.6%
Hawaiian 0.9% 0.7% 0.2%
Other 0.5% 0.3% 0.3%
Two Or More 8.8% 5.2% 2.8%
Hispanic 11.9% 12.9% 18.2%

Gender in Tacoma

Female
49.8% (107,368)
Male
50.2% (108,397)
Gender Tacoma WA USA
Female 49.8% 50.0% 50.8%
Male 50.2% 50.0% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Tacoma for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
4.0% (8,630)
9-12th Grade
6.0% (12,945)
High School / GED
25.0% (53,941)
Some College
25.0% (53,941)
Associate's Degree
10.0% (21,576)
Bachelor's Degree
19.0% (40,995)
Master's Degree
8.0% (17,261)
Professional Degree
2.0% (4,315)
Doctorate Degree
1.0% (2,157)
Education Tacoma WA USA
< 9th Grade 4.0% 3.0% 5.0%
9-12th Grade 6.0% 5.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 25.0% 22.0% 27.0%
Some College 25.0% 23.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 10.0% 10.0% 9.0%
Bachelor's Degree 19.0% 23.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 8.0% 10.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 2.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 1.0% 2.0% 1.0%

Household Income For Tacoma, Washington

Less than $10,000
5.9% (1,269,226)
$10,000 to $14,999
4.1% (873,901)
$15,000 to $24,999
7.4% (1,596,752)
$25,000 to $34,999
8.1% (1,752,040)
$35,000 to $49,999
12.2% (2,636,910)
$50,000 to $74,999
19.3% (4,167,359)
$75,000 to $99,999
13.5% (2,923,308)
$100,000 to $149,999
17.2% (3,705,981)
$150,000 to $199,999
6.9% (1,488,574)
$200,000 or more
5.4% (1,162,543)
Income Tacoma WA USA
Less than $10,000 5.9% 4.4% 5.8%
$10,000 to $14,999 4.1% 3.1% 4.1%
$15,000 to $24,999 7.4% 6.5% 8.5%
$25,000 to $34,999 8.1% 6.9% 8.6%
$35,000 to $49,999 12.2% 10.8% 12.0%
$50,000 to $74,999 19.3% 17.1% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 13.5% 13.6% 12.8%
$100,000 to $149,999 17.2% 18.2% 15.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 6.9% 8.9% 7.1%
$200,000 or more 5.4% 10.5% 8.3%

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