Population: 22,107Median home value: $183,854 61 Ranks better than 23% of areas
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A+ Central Amenities Lots of amenities close to this location
D- Central Cost of Living Cost of living is 5% lower than Washington
1099% more expensive than the US average
11212% more expensive than the US average
United States
100National cost of living index
Central cost of living
F Central Crime Total crime is 127% higher than Washington
Total crime
7,883187% higher than the US average
Chance of being a victim
1 in 13187% higher than the US average
Year-over-year crime
-10%Year over year crime is down
Central crime
D- Central Employment Household income is 12% lower than Washington
Median household income
$55,369equal to the US average
Income per capita
$25,28615% lower than the US average
Unemployment rate
6%38% higher than the US average
Central employment
B- Central Housing Home value is 32% lower than Washington
Median home value
$183,854equal to the US average
Median rent price
$1,04110% higher than the US average
Home ownership
52%19% lower than the US average
Central real estate or Central rentals
F Central Schools HS graduation rate is 4% lower than Washington
High school grad. rates
83%equal to the US average
School test scores
37%24% lower than the US average
Student teacher ratio
n/aequal to the US average
Tacoma K-12 schools or Tacoma colleges

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Compare Tacoma, WA Livability To Other Cities

Best Neighborhoods In & Around Tacoma, WA

PlaceLivability scoreScoreMilesPopulationPop.
North End, Tacoma76224,051
Northeast Tacoma, Tacoma714.816,749
West End, Tacoma673.326,425
Eastside-Enact, Tacoma653.731,293
PlaceLivability scoreScoreMilesPopulationPop.
South Tacoma, Tacoma632.325,639
Ruston, Tacoma623.9962
South End, Tacoma613.439,768
Central, Tacoma61022,107

Best Cities Near Tacoma, WA

PlaceLivability scoreScoreMilesPopulationPop.
Maple Valley, WA8222.325,093
Medina, WA8228.63,169
Clyde Hill, WA8229.23,197
Yarrow Point, WA8130.11,149
PlaceLivability scoreScoreMilesPopulationPop.
Mercer Island, WA8024.824,467
Sammamish, WA8031.962,136
Redmond, WA7934.359,268
Bellevue, WA7928.3136,718

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