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Best Places To Live In Central, Tacoma, WA

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  • Central, Tacoma, WA
  • Your matching location
  • Population: 22,107
Nearby Areas With A High Livability Score79
  • Downtown, Olympia, WA
  • 24.1 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 2,716
78
  • South Capitol, Olympia, WA
  • 25 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 759
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  • Fairwood CDP (Spokane County), WA
  • 20.9 miles away (City)
  • Population: 8,055
74
  • Newcastle, WA
  • 24.5 miles away (City)
  • Population: 11,189
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  • Fain Park, Olympia, WA
  • 24.2 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 214
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  • East Bay Drive, Olympia, WA
  • 23.5 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 124
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  • Fircrest, WA
  • 2.1 miles away (City)
  • Population: 6,660
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  • Browns Point, WA
  • 4.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,187
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  • Wollochet, WA
  • 5.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 6,386
73
  • Ruston, WA
  • 3.9 miles away (City)
  • Population: 969
72
  • Olympia, WA
  • 24.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 49,608
  • I took my family to Olympia, Washington for a weekend getaway, we had a blast. I would highly recommend anyone to visit the city. There was so much for us to do in Olympia, unfortunately we were only
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  • Lake Holm, WA
  • 16.8 miles away (City)
  • Population: 3,111
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  • North End, Tacoma, WA
  • 2 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 24,051
72
  • Canterwood, WA
  • 10.7 miles away (City)
  • Population: 3,409
72
  • Covington, WA
  • 19.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 19,172
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  • Maple Heights-Lake Desire, WA
  • 22.2 miles away (City)
  • Population: 3,512
72
  • University Place, WA
  • 4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 32,342
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  • Steilacoom, WA
  • 7.5 miles away (City)
  • Population: 6,175
71
  • Southworth, WA
  • 18.6 miles away (City)
  • Population: 2,158
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  • Tanglewilde, WA
  • 19.7 miles away (City)
  • Population: 6,326
71
  • Cain Road, Olympia, WA
  • 24.2 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 1,331
71
  • Lacey, WA
  • 20.6 miles away (City)
  • Population: 45,644
  • I moved to Lacey, WA about three years ago from the busy city of Atlantic City, NJ. I made the move because of a job, but once I arrived in the city, I started to rethink that decision. This is a small
71
  • North Fort Lewis, WA
  • 10.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 3,924
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  • Lake Morton-Berrydale, WA
  • 18.5 miles away (City)
  • Population: 10,742
71
  • DuPont, WA
  • 12.5 miles away (City)
  • Population: 9,224
70
  • Maplewood, WA
  • 9.9 miles away (City)
  • Population: 5,223
70
  • Normandy Park, WA
  • 14.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 6,598
70
  • Indian Creek, Olympia, WA
  • 23.7 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 509
70
  • Shadow Lake, WA
  • 21.9 miles away (City)
  • Population: 2,755
70
  • Fauntleroy, Seattle, WA
  • 19.5 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 4,261
70
  • Eastside, Olympia, WA
  • 23.6 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 2,184
70
  • Lake Tapps, WA
  • 14.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 13,030
70
  • Holiday Hills, Olympia, WA
  • 24.7 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 166
70
  • Artondale, WA
  • 9.1 miles away (City)
  • Population: 13,506
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  • McMillin, WA
  • 14.1 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,618
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  • Rosedale, WA
  • 9.8 miles away (City)
  • Population: 4,719
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  • Crocker, WA
  • 18.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,242
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  • Springfield, Olympia, WA
  • 21.5 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: n/a
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  • Home, WA
  • 14.8 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,531
69
  • Edgewood, WA
  • 9.1 miles away (City)
  • Population: 9,862
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  • Orting, WA
  • 16.2 miles away (City)
  • Population: 7,254
  • To Margaret at the City of Orting Water, I had an issue with you months ago when I had a family emergency which caused me to forget to pay the water bill. I wasn't aware of it until you were about to
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  • Fairwood, WA
  • 20.9 miles away (City)
  • Population: 19,724
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  • Fox Island, WA
  • 7.1 miles away (City)
  • Population: 3,829
68
  • Bonney Lake, WA
  • 15.1 miles away (City)
  • Population: 19,022
68
  • North Puyallup, WA
  • 9.9 miles away (City)
  • Population: 2,002
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  • Briarwood, Olympia, WA
  • 23.7 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: n/a
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  • Castlewood, Olympia, WA
  • 23.6 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: n/a
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  • Fife Heights, WA
  • 6.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 2,098
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  • Governor Stevens, Olympia, WA
  • 24.9 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 111
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  • Dash Point, WA
  • 5.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 939

Listed above are the best places to live in Central, Tacoma, WA for 2018. The list of best places is compiled using the AreaVibes Livability Score which is calculated from a score out of 100 and based on various categories. These categories include: amenities, cost of living, crime rates, education, employment, housing and weather. Displayed first is the matching location - Central, Tacoma, WA, followed by the best places to live near Central, Tacoma, WA, sorted by Livability Score.

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