Population density (sq mi)4,13511791
Median age36.037.637.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)47%56%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1844%44%43%
Speak English81%81%79%
Speak Spanish7%8%13%

Key findings

  • The population density in Tacoma is 3434% higher than Washington
  • The median age in Tacoma is 4% lower than Washington
  • In Tacoma 65.30% of the population is White
  • In Tacoma 10.14% of the population is Black
  • In Tacoma 9.08% of the population is Asian

Compare Tacoma, WA Demographics


      Tacoma population breakdown by race

      American Indian1.29%1.33%0.82%
      Native Hawaiian1.14%0.63%0.18%
      Mixed race8.86%5.34%3.06%
      Other race4.19%3.92%4.75%
      In Tacoma, 11.3% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
      Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

      Household income distribution

      Place of birth by citizenship

      Tacoma age breakdown

      Marital status

      Age of children in married couples

      Source: The Tacoma, WA demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).