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Best Places To Live Near West End, Tacoma, WA

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  • West End, Tacoma, WA
  • Your matching location
  • Population: 26,425
  • Tacoma's West End is an ideal location for living in the city. West Enders have close access to Puget Sound waters and parks and many of the 1950-1990's homes have gorgeous water views. Many of the…[read more]
Nearby Areas With A High Livability Score85
  • Mercer Island, WA
  • City: 24.3mi / 39.2km away
  • Population: 24,467
  • It's a small city of about 25,000 people that covers the entire island, hence the name. Living on Mercer Island as a teenager, I knew it was the posh part of town, but to me it was just home. It's still…[read more]
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  • University Place, WA
  • City: 4.4mi / 7.0km 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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  • Somerset, Bellevue, WA
  • Neighborhood: 26.3mi / 42.3km away
  • Population: 13,614
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  • Cain Road, Olympia, WA
  • Neighborhood: 23.9mi / 38.4km away
  • Population: 1,331
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  • Newport Hills, Bellevue, WA
  • Neighborhood: 25.0mi / 40.2km away
  • Population: 2,698
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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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  • Fircrest, WA
  • City: 3.3mi / 5.3km away
  • Population: 6,660
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  • Normandy Park, WA
  • City: 13.8mi / 22.3km away
  • Population: 6,598
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  • Springfield, Olympia, WA
  • Neighborhood: 21.0mi / 33.8km away
  • Population: n/a
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  • Mapleview, Olympia, WA
  • Neighborhood: 20.9mi / 33.7km away
  • Population: n/a
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  • Holiday Hills, Olympia, WA
  • Neighborhood: 24.4mi / 39.2km away
  • Population: 166
79
  • Vashon, WA
  • City: 12.2mi / 19.6km away
  • Population: 9,844
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  • Woodard Glen, Olympia, WA
  • Neighborhood: 21.0mi / 33.8km away
  • Population: n/a
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  • Sumner, WA
  • City: 14.2mi / 22.9km away
  • Population: 9,691
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  • Springwood, Olympia, WA
  • Neighborhood: 20.8mi / 33.5km away
  • Population: n/a
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  • Newport, Olympia, WA
  • Neighborhood: 20.9mi / 33.7km away
  • Population: n/a
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  • Castlewood, Olympia, WA
  • Neighborhood: 23.3mi / 37.4km away
  • Population: n/a
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  • Briarwood, Olympia, WA
  • Neighborhood: 23.4mi / 37.7km away
  • Population: n/a
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  • Canterwood, WA
  • City: 7.6mi / 12.3km away
  • Population: 3,409
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  • Arbor Heights, Seattle, WA
  • Neighborhood: 17.3mi / 27.9km away
  • Population: 5,176
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  • Pacific, WA
  • City: 13.1mi / 21.0km away
  • Population: 7,042
79
  • The Birches, Olympia, WA
  • Neighborhood: 23.6mi / 38.0km away
  • Population: n/a
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  • North End, Tacoma, WA
  • Neighborhood: 2.4mi / 3.9km away
  • Population: 24,051
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  • Gig Harbor, WA
  • City: 5.4mi / 8.6km away
  • Population: 8,307
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  • DuPont, WA
  • City: 12.9mi / 20.8km 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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  • Bonney Lake, WA
  • City: 18.0mi / 29.0km 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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  • Raft Island, WA
  • City: 7.4mi / 11.9km away
  • Population: 342
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  • Fairwood, WA
  • City: 21.6mi / 34.7km 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]
77
  • South Capitol, Olympia, WA
  • Neighborhood: 24.5mi / 39.4km away
  • Population: 759
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  • Browns Point, WA
  • City: 4.8mi / 7.7km away
  • Population: 1,187
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  • Steilacoom, WA
  • City: 7.9mi / 12.7km away
  • Population: 6,175
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  • Lacey, WA
  • City: 20.5mi / 33.0km away
  • Population: 45,644
  • If you want to / have to live anywhere between Olympia & Tacoma, Lacey would be ok. I've lived in the area about 5 years. In that 5 ears the entire area from Olympia to Tacoma has seen a HUGE uptick in…[read more]
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  • Nottingham, Olympia, WA
  • Neighborhood: 24.1mi / 38.7km away
  • Population: 168
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  • Wollochet, WA
  • City: 2.2mi / 3.6km away
  • Population: 6,386
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  • Lakeland South, WA
  • City: 11.5mi / 18.5km 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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  • North Fort Lewis, WA
  • City: 11.2mi / 18.0km away
  • Population: 3,924
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  • Tumwater, WA
  • City: 27.2mi / 43.7km away
  • Population: 21,684
  • I loved living in Tumwater, WA when I was going to school. It was a very short drive from Olympia, a big college town. It also has a very large native american population because the tribe land is there,…[read more]
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  • Olympia, WA
  • City: 23.7mi / 38.1km 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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  • Northeast Tacoma, Tacoma, WA
  • Neighborhood: 6.4mi / 10.3km away
  • Population: 16,749
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  • Fort Lewis, WA
  • City: 10.1mi / 16.2km 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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  • Fauntleroy, Seattle, WA
  • Neighborhood: 18.2mi / 29.2km away
  • Population: 4,261
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  • Lakemont, Bellevue, WA
  • Neighborhood: 27.2mi / 43.7km away
  • Population: 5,654
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  • Ruston, WA
  • City: 1.7mi / 2.8km away
  • Population: 969
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  • Lake Tapps, WA
  • City: 17.1mi / 27.6km 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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  • Edgewood, WA
  • City: 11.9mi / 19.1km away
  • Population: 9,862
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  • McChord AFB, WA
  • City: 10.1mi / 16.3km away
  • Population: 3,181
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  • Fife Heights, WA
  • City: 8.8mi / 14.1km away
  • Population: 2,098
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  • Allyn, WA
  • City: 16.4mi / 26.4km away
  • Population: 2,477
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  • North Puyallup, WA
  • City: 13.0mi / 20.9km away
  • Population: 2,002
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  • West Seattle, Seattle, WA
  • Neighborhood: 20.1mi / 32.3km away
  • Population: 27,055

Listed above are the best places to live in West End, Tacoma, WA for 2021. 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 - West End, Tacoma, WA, followed by the best places to live near West End, Tacoma, WA, sorted by Livability Score.

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