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Tacoma, WA

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This port city in the Pacific Northwest sits on the shores of Puget Sound with the spectacular Mount Rainier looming behind it, just sixty miles away. Tacoma, Washington is home to about 200,000 people and offers more than just its natural beauty. Tacoma is centrally located, being only about thirty miles to Seattle and thirty miles to the state capital, Olympia. Tacoma is a unique city that buzzes with business activity, arts and culture, intriguing dining options, shopping, and outdoor activities.

Tacoma Apartments

$850-$1705

The Fairways
Beds: 1-3
Baths: 1-2

$957-$1936

Glen Park
Beds: 1-3
Baths: 1-3

$850-$1250

One Canyon Place
Beds: 1-3
Baths: 1-2

$725-$1160

Park Tower
Beds: Studio-2
Baths: 1

$1125-$1675

Chelsea Heights
Beds: 1-2
Baths: 1-2

$830-$1180

Cascade Ridge
Beds: 1-3
Baths: 1-2

Key City Stats

The average age of Tacoma, WA is
25 to 29
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  • Age Demographic of Renters
  • 25 to 29 years
  • 30 to 34 years
  • 35 to 39 years
  • Male
  • 8.47%
  • 6.87%
  • 7.2%
  • Female
  • 8.3%
  • 6.91%
  • 5.85%
$861
is average rent in Tacoma, WA
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  • Rent Range
  • $650 to $699
  • $700 to $749
  • $750 to $799
  • Percentage of household units
  • 6.12%
  • 6.7%
  • 6.41%
34.63%
of units are available for rent in Tacoma
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  • Vacancy Status
  • For Rent
  • Rented, not occupied
  • Other vacant
  • Housing Units
  • 2295
  • 362
  • 1970
Getting Around in Tacoma, WA

A large percent of Tacoma residents get around via automobile, with an average commute to work taking about thirty minutes. Public transportation is used by a small percentage of residents and includes buses, trains, and ferries. Many consider Tacoma one of the most walkable cities in the country, and plenty of residents take full advantage of that.

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The average commuter time in Tacoma is:
15 to 19 minutes
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  • Time Range
  • 25 to 29 minutes
  • 30 to 34 minutes
  • 35 to 39 minutes
  • Percentage of workers
  • 5.72%
  • 12.74%
  • 2.76%

Tacoma's Museum District

<p>From glasswork and history to international art exhibits and hands-on children's activities, you'll find six museums all within walking distance from each other in Tacoma's Museum District. With a focus on Northwest art, the Tacoma Art Museum holds works by regional artists but also offers works from artists from all over the globe. Their permanent collection includes over 3,500 works of art and the museum also hosts educational programs, special events, lectures, and workshops.</p>

Broadway Center

<p>Three theaters work hard to entertain in Tacoma: Pantages, Rialto, and Theatre on the Square. These theaters make up the Broadway Center, the largest complex of theaters between Seattle and Portland. Over the past twenty years, Downtown Tacoma has experienced a great revitalization, including the beautiful restoration of the Pantages and Rialto. The Pantages Theater has been in existence since 1918 and is the oldest working Pantages Theater in the country.</p>