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Best Places To Live Near Central, Tacoma, WA

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  • Central, Tacoma, WA
  • Your matching location
  • Population: 22,107
Nearby Areas With A High Livability Score83
  • Arbor Heights, Seattle, WA
  • Neighborhood: 18.5mi / 29.8km away
  • Population: 5,176
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  • University Place, WA
  • City: 4.0mi / 6.4km away
  • 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…[read more]
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  • South Capitol, Olympia, WA
  • Neighborhood: 25.0mi / 40.2km away
  • Population: 759
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  • Eastside, Olympia, WA
  • Neighborhood: 23.6mi / 38.0km away
  • Population: 2,184
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  • Newcastle, WA
  • City: 24.5mi / 39.4km away
  • 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…[read more]
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  • Normandy Park, WA
  • City: 14.3mi / 23.0km away
  • Population: 6,598
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  • East Bay Drive, Olympia, WA
  • Neighborhood: 23.5mi / 37.8km away
  • Population: 124
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  • Springfield, Olympia, WA
  • Neighborhood: 21.5mi / 34.6km away
  • Population: n/a
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  • Mapleview, Olympia, WA
  • Neighborhood: 21.4mi / 34.4km away
  • Population: n/a
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  • Sumner, WA
  • City: 11.4mi / 18.3km away
  • Population: 9,691
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  • Cain Road, Olympia, WA
  • Neighborhood: 24.2mi / 39.0km away
  • Population: 1,331
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  • Woodard Glen, Olympia, WA
  • Neighborhood: 21.6mi / 34.7km away
  • Population: n/a
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  • Vashon, WA
  • City: 13.9mi / 22.3km away
  • Population: 9,844
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  • Newport, Olympia, WA
  • Neighborhood: 21.5mi / 34.6km away
  • Population: n/a
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  • Springwood, Olympia, WA
  • Neighborhood: 21.4mi / 34.4km away
  • Population: n/a
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  • Castlewood, Olympia, WA
  • Neighborhood: 23.6mi / 37.9km away
  • Population: n/a
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  • Briarwood, Olympia, WA
  • Neighborhood: 23.7mi / 38.1km away
  • Population: n/a
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  • Indian Creek, Olympia, WA
  • Neighborhood: 23.7mi / 38.1km away
  • Population: 509
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  • North End, Tacoma, WA
  • Neighborhood: 2.0mi / 3.2km away
  • Population: 24,051
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  • Canterwood, WA
  • City: 10.7mi / 17.2km away
  • Population: 3,409
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  • North East, Olympia, WA
  • Neighborhood: 23.0mi / 37.0km away
  • Population: 2,795
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  • Pacific, WA
  • City: 10.6mi / 17.1km away
  • Population: 7,042
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  • The Birches, Olympia, WA
  • Neighborhood: 23.9mi / 38.4km away
  • Population: n/a
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  • Covington, WA
  • City: 19.3mi / 31.0km away
  • 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…[read more]
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  • Upper Eastside, Olympia, WA
  • Neighborhood: 23.0mi / 37.0km away
  • Population: 748
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  • Lake Morton-Berrydale, WA
  • City: 18.5mi / 29.7km away
  • 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,…[read more]
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  • Lacey, WA
  • City: 20.6mi / 33.2km away
  • 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…[read more]
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  • Fairwood, WA
  • City: 20.9mi / 33.6km away
  • 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…[read more]
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  • Bonney Lake, WA
  • City: 15.1mi / 24.3km away
  • 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…[read more]
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  • DuPont, WA
  • City: 12.5mi / 20.1km away
  • Population: 9,224
  • Dupont is the best and safest community to live in if you are planning on moving to Washington State and being close to a military installation. It is also very costly because you can't beat the safety,…[read more]
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  • Bigelow Highlands, Olympia, WA
  • Neighborhood: 23.4mi / 37.7km away
  • Population: 979
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  • Shadow Lake, WA
  • City: 21.9mi / 35.2km away
  • Population: 2,755
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  • Fife, WA
  • City: 6.0mi / 9.6km away
  • Population: 9,645
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  • Browns Point, WA
  • City: 4.4mi / 7.1km away
  • Population: 1,187
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  • Fircrest, WA
  • City: 2.1mi / 3.4km away
  • Population: 6,660
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  • Gig Harbor, WA
  • City: 8.6mi / 13.8km away
  • Population: 8,307
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  • Wildbood, Olympia, WA
  • Neighborhood: 24.8mi / 40.0km away
  • Population: 182
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  • Wollochet, WA
  • City: 5.3mi / 8.5km away
  • Population: 6,386
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  • Nottingham, Olympia, WA
  • Neighborhood: 24.4mi / 39.2km away
  • Population: 168
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  • North Fort Lewis, WA
  • City: 10.3mi / 16.5km away
  • Population: 3,924
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  • Ruston, WA
  • City: 3.9mi / 6.3km away
  • Population: 969
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  • Northeast Tacoma, Tacoma, WA
  • Neighborhood: 4.8mi / 7.7km away
  • Population: 16,749
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  • Lakeland South, WA
  • City: 9.3mi / 14.9km away
  • Population: 13,525
  • Beautiful suburban neighborhoods make this place quite the destination for many who are looking to live south of Seattle, due to the fact that we are very close to the I-5 freeway and about 30 minutes…[read more]
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  • Fort Lewis, WA
  • City: 7.8mi / 12.5km away
  • 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…[read more]
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  • Fain Park, Olympia, WA
  • Neighborhood: 24.2mi / 38.9km away
  • Population: 214
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  • Bigelow, Olympia, WA
  • Neighborhood: 23.8mi / 38.2km away
  • Population: 366
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  • Edgewood, WA
  • City: 9.0mi / 14.6km away
  • Population: 9,862
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  • Olympia, WA
  • City: 24.3mi / 39.1km away
  • 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…[read more]
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  • Lake Tapps, WA
  • City: 14.4mi / 23.2km away
  • 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…[read more]
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  • Steilacoom, WA
  • City: 7.5mi / 12.1km away
  • Population: 6,175

Listed above are the best places to live in Central, Tacoma, WA for 2020. 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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