Living in Tacoma, WA

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2020-12-30

Tacoma, Washington Info Snack

Population
212,869
Unemployment
5.2%
Poverty
14.6%
Median Home
$277,900
Median Income
$62,358
Median Rent
$1,180

Tacoma SnackAbility

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

Tacoma, WA Crime Report

13,263
Total Crimes
6,065.9
Total Crimes / 100k People
144.92%
Above National Average
Statistic Count
Raw
Tacoma
/ 100k People
Washington
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 13,263 6,065.9 2,975.8 2,476.7
Violent Crime 1,848 845.2 293.9 366.7
Murder 16 7.3 2.6 5.0
Robbery 422 193.0 67.6 81.6
Aggravated Assault 1,250 571.7 179.9 250.2
Property Crime 11,415 5,220.7 2,681.9 2,109.9
Burglary 1,768 808.6 453.6 340.5
Larceny 8,021 3,668.4 1,907.9 1,549.5
Car Theft 1,626 743.7 320.5 219.9

Tacoma, WA Cost Of Living

110
Tacoma's Overall Cost Of Living
1.1x
Higher Than The National Average
Living Expense Tacoma Washington National Average
Overall 110 116 100
Services 105 108 100
Groceries 114 108 100
Health 121 119 100
Housing 111 135 100
Transportation 136 116 100
Utilities 89 89 100

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Population over time in Tacoma

Year Population % Change
2019 212,869 1.3%
2018 210,103 1.4%
2017 207,280 0.8%
2016 205,602 1.0%
2015 203,481 0.8%
2014 201,794 0.4%
2013 200,890 0.4%
2012 200,013 0.3%
2011 199,449 0.3%
2010 198,819 -

Race / Ethnicity in Tacoma

White
58.5% (124,612)
African American
10.2% (21,668)
American Indian
1.3% (2,684)
Asian
8.6% (18,395)
Hawaiian
1.0% (2,195)
Other
0.3% (646)
Two Or More
8.1% (17,153)
Hispanic
12.0% (25,516)
Race Tacoma WA USA
White 58.5% 68.5% 60.7%
African American 10.2% 3.7% 12.3%
American Indian 1.3% 1.1% 0.7%
Asian 8.6% 8.5% 5.5%
Hawaiian 1.0% 0.6% 0.2%
Other 0.3% 0.2% 0.2%
Two Or More 8.1% 4.8% 2.4%
Hispanic 12.0% 12.7% 18.0%

Gender in Tacoma

Female
50.2% (106,940)
Male
49.8% (105,928)
Gender Tacoma WA USA
Female 50.2% 50.0% 50.8%
Male 49.8% 50.0% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Tacoma for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
3.0% (6,386)
9-12th Grade
7.0% (14,900)
High School / GED
26.0% (55,345)
Some College
24.0% (51,088)
Associate's Degree
10.0% (21,286)
Bachelor's Degree
19.0% (40,445)
Master's Degree
8.0% (17,029)
Professional Degree
2.0% (4,257)
Doctorate Degree
1.0% (2,128)
Education Tacoma WA USA
< 9th Grade 3.0% 4.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 7.0% 5.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 26.0% 22.0% 27.0%
Some College 24.0% 23.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 10.0% 10.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 19.0% 22.0% 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
6.6% (1,414,497)
$10,000 to $14,999
4.2% (895,093)
$15,000 to $24,999
7.9% (1,680,049)
$25,000 to $34,999
8.3% (1,765,260)
$35,000 to $49,999
13.1% (2,791,094)
$50,000 to $74,999
19.0% (4,051,958)
$75,000 to $99,999
13.6% (2,888,514)
$100,000 to $149,999
16.0% (3,397,489)
$150,000 to $199,999
6.2% (1,329,032)
$200,000 or more
5.0% (1,073,908)
Income Tacoma WA USA
Less than $10,000 6.6% 4.8% 6.0%
$10,000 to $14,999 4.2% 3.2% 4.3%
$15,000 to $24,999 7.9% 6.9% 8.9%
$25,000 to $34,999 8.3% 7.3% 8.9%
$35,000 to $49,999 13.1% 11.3% 12.3%
$50,000 to $74,999 19.0% 17.2% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 13.6% 13.7% 12.7%
$100,000 to $149,999 16.0% 17.7% 15.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 6.2% 8.4% 6.8%
$200,000 or more 5.0% 9.5% 7.7%

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