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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 Score82
  • South Capitol, Olympia, WA
  • 25 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 759
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  • Wollochet, WA
  • 5.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 6,386
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  • Cain Road, Olympia, WA
  • 24.2 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 1,331
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  • Shadow Lake, WA
  • 21.9 miles away (City)
  • Population: 2,755
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  • Downtown, Olympia, WA
  • 24.1 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 2,716
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  • Newcastle, WA
  • 24.5 miles away (City)
  • Population: 11,189
  • Located in the affluent Eastside area of the Seattle metropolitan area, Newcastle, Washington is an idyllic bedroom community offering big city convenience and small-town atmosphere. I love living in
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  • Holiday Hills, Olympia, WA
  • 24.7 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 166
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  • Fircrest, WA
  • 2.1 miles away (City)
  • Population: 6,660
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  • Canterwood, WA
  • 10.7 miles away (City)
  • Population: 3,409
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  • Lake Morton-Berrydale, WA
  • 18.5 miles away (City)
  • Population: 10,742
  • Lake Morton-Berrydale is a suburban neighborhood in Western Washington. We are located about 35 miles southeast of Seattle, in King County. This area has many beautiful homes, well-maintained properties,
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  • Fife Heights, WA
  • 6.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 2,098
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  • Fain Park, Olympia, WA
  • 24.2 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 214
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  • Fairwood CDP (Spokane County), WA
  • 20.9 miles away (City)
  • Population: 8,055
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  • University Place, WA
  • 4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 32,342
  • I always reveled in the small town feel when living in University Place Washington. The thriving city has a population of over 31,000 and was named for its private liberal arts school, the University of
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  • Fauntleroy, Seattle, WA
  • 19.5 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 4,261
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  • DuPont, WA
  • 12.5 miles away (City)
  • Population: 9,224
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  • Edgewood, WA
  • 9.1 miles away (City)
  • Population: 9,862
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  • East Bay Drive, Olympia, WA
  • 23.5 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 124
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  • Springfield, Olympia, WA
  • 21.5 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: n/a
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  • Mapleview, Olympia, WA
  • 21.4 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: n/a
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  • Woodard Glen, Olympia, WA
  • 21.6 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: n/a
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  • Browns Point, WA
  • 4.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,187
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  • Lake Holm, WA
  • 16.8 miles away (City)
  • Population: 3,111
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  • Newport, Olympia, WA
  • 21.5 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: n/a
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  • Springwood, Olympia, WA
  • 21.4 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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  • Vashon, WA
  • 13.9 miles away (City)
  • Population: 9,844
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  • Nottingham, Olympia, WA
  • 24.4 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 168
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  • Rosedale, WA
  • 9.8 miles away (City)
  • Population: 4,719
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  • Briarwood, Olympia, WA
  • 23.7 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: n/a
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  • Bonney Lake, WA
  • 15.1 miles away (City)
  • Population: 19,022
  • I love living in Bonney Lake! Rainy seasons give way to mild Summer weather, which presents us locals with the chance to get out and enjoy the sunshine! Bonney Lake is a small town located about 40 miles
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  • Covington, WA
  • 19.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 19,172
  • I feel really safe when i am in Covington, Washington. This city has a tight nit community that makes all of the city residents feel safe. Never do you have to worry about any type of domestic violence
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  • Lake Tapps, WA
  • 14.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 13,030
  • Whether its one of those hot summers or cold winters, Lake Tapps always has something to do for those who enjoy the outdoors. Some of the things you are likely to do for fun when living around here are
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  • The Birches, Olympia, WA
  • 23.9 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: n/a
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  • Indian Creek, Olympia, WA
  • 23.7 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 509
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  • Maple Heights-Lake Desire, WA
  • 22.2 miles away (City)
  • Population: 3,512
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  • Artondale, WA
  • 9.1 miles away (City)
  • Population: 13,506
  • Such a wonderful place to call home! If you haven't heard of a little town called Artondale, I'll be the first to tell you it's a true hidden gem in the Pacific Northwest! Living in Artondale has been a
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  • Ruston, WA
  • 3.9 miles away (City)
  • Population: 969
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  • Fairwood, WA
  • 20.9 miles away (City)
  • Population: 19,724
  • I've been living in Fairwood for 8 years and have raised my three kids in this small town that has very friendly people and a great culture of work and family life enjoyment. The community is very laid
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  • McChord AFB, WA
  • 7.9 miles away (City)
  • Population: 3,181
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  • North End, Tacoma, WA
  • 2 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 24,051
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  • Normandy Park, WA
  • 14.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 6,598
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  • McMillin, WA
  • 14.1 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,618
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  • 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
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  • Fort Lewis, WA
  • 7.8 miles away (City)
  • Population: 13,378
  • Home to Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Fort Lewis, Washington is a classic military town boasting a strong Army and Air Force presence. I love living in Fort Lewis because of its strong commitment to
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  • Pacific, WA
  • 10.6 miles away (City)
  • Population: 7,042
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  • Algona, WA
  • 10.9 miles away (City)
  • Population: 3,140
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  • Steilacoom, WA
  • 7.5 miles away (City)
  • Population: 6,175
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  • 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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  • North Fort Lewis, WA
  • 10.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 3,924

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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