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Best Places To Live Near South Tacoma, Tacoma, WA

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  • South Tacoma, Tacoma, WA
  • Your matching location
  • Population: 25,639
Nearby Areas With A High Livability Score83
  • University Place, WA
  • City: 3.1mi / 5.1km 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: 23.6mi / 37.9km away
  • Population: 759
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  • Eastside, Olympia, WA
  • Neighborhood: 22.2mi / 35.7km away
  • Population: 2,184
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  • Normandy Park, WA
  • City: 16.4mi / 26.4km away
  • Population: 6,598
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  • East Bay Drive, Olympia, WA
  • Neighborhood: 22.2mi / 35.7km away
  • Population: 124
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  • Springfield, Olympia, WA
  • Neighborhood: 20.1mi / 32.3km away
  • Population: n/a
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  • Mapleview, Olympia, WA
  • Neighborhood: 20.0mi / 32.1km away
  • Population: n/a
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  • Sumner, WA
  • City: 11.5mi / 18.5km away
  • Population: 9,691
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  • Cain Road, Olympia, WA
  • Neighborhood: 22.7mi / 36.5km away
  • Population: 1,331
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  • Woodard Glen, Olympia, WA
  • Neighborhood: 20.2mi / 32.4km away
  • Population: n/a
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  • Vashon, WA
  • City: 16.2mi / 26.0km away
  • Population: 9,844
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  • Newport, Olympia, WA
  • Neighborhood: 20.1mi / 32.4km away
  • Population: n/a
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  • Springwood, Olympia, WA
  • Neighborhood: 20.0mi / 32.2km away
  • Population: n/a
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  • Castlewood, Olympia, WA
  • Neighborhood: 22.0mi / 35.4km away
  • Population: n/a
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  • Briarwood, Olympia, WA
  • Neighborhood: 22.1mi / 35.6km away
  • Population: n/a
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  • Indian Creek, Olympia, WA
  • Neighborhood: 22.2mi / 35.8km away
  • Population: 509
79
  • North End, Tacoma, WA
  • Neighborhood: 4.3mi / 6.8km away
  • Population: 24,051
79
  • Canterwood, WA
  • City: 12.6mi / 20.3km away
  • Population: 3,409
79
  • North East, Olympia, WA
  • Neighborhood: 21.7mi / 34.9km away
  • Population: 2,795
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  • Pacific, WA
  • City: 11.2mi / 18.0km away
  • Population: 7,042
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  • The Birches, Olympia, WA
  • Neighborhood: 22.3mi / 35.9km away
  • Population: n/a
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  • Covington, WA
  • City: 20.5mi / 33.0km 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: 21.6mi / 34.7km away
  • Population: 748
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  • Lake Morton-Berrydale, WA
  • City: 19.5mi / 31.4km 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: 19.0mi / 30.6km 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: 22.6mi / 36.3km 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: 14.9mi / 24.0km 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: 10.7mi / 17.2km 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: 22.1mi / 35.5km away
  • Population: 979
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  • Shadow Lake, WA
  • City: 23.2mi / 37.4km away
  • Population: 2,755
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  • Fife, WA
  • City: 6.2mi / 10.0km away
  • Population: 9,645
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  • Browns Point, WA
  • City: 6.6mi / 10.6km away
  • Population: 1,187
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  • Fircrest, WA
  • City: 2.0mi / 3.3km away
  • Population: 6,660
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  • Gig Harbor, WA
  • City: 10.3mi / 16.5km away
  • Population: 8,307
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  • Wildbood, Olympia, WA
  • Neighborhood: 23.4mi / 37.6km away
  • Population: 182
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  • Wollochet, WA
  • City: 6.6mi / 10.6km away
  • Population: 6,386
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  • Nottingham, Olympia, WA
  • Neighborhood: 22.8mi / 36.7km away
  • Population: 168
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  • North Fort Lewis, WA
  • City: 8.3mi / 13.4km away
  • Population: 3,924
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  • Ruston, WA
  • City: 6.0mi / 9.7km away
  • Population: 969
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  • Northeast Tacoma, Tacoma, WA
  • Neighborhood: 6.5mi / 10.5km away
  • Population: 16,749
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  • Lakeland South, WA
  • City: 10.2mi / 16.3km 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: 5.5mi / 8.8km 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: 22.7mi / 36.6km away
  • Population: 214
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  • Bigelow, Olympia, WA
  • Neighborhood: 22.4mi / 36.0km away
  • Population: 366
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  • Edgewood, WA
  • City: 9.2mi / 14.9km away
  • Population: 9,862
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  • Olympia, WA
  • City: 22.9mi / 36.8km 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: 14.6mi / 23.4km 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: 6.0mi / 9.7km away
  • Population: 6,175
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  • McChord AFB, WA
  • City: 5.6mi / 9.0km away
  • Population: 3,181
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  • North Puyallup, WA
  • City: 9.5mi / 15.4km away
  • Population: 2,002

Listed above are the best places to live in South Tacoma, 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 - South Tacoma, Tacoma, WA, followed by the best places to live near South Tacoma, Tacoma, WA, sorted by Livability Score.

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