Tacoma Information

Travel info, sports, demographic data, and general statistics about the city of Tacoma, WA

General Tacoma Information

State: Washington

County: Pierce County

Close cities: Ruston, WA, Milton, WA, Fircrest, WA, Summit, WA, Midland, WA, Waller, WA, Parkland, WA, Lakewood, WA, University Place, WA, Fife, WA, McChord AFB, WA

Tacoma Population (census data)
Total 196,520 (+1.1% since 2000)
Male 95,864 (48.8%)
Female 100,656 (51.2%)

Population Density: 3,924 people per sq. mile

Cost of Living Index: 112.7 (US Avg is 100)

Tacoma Elevation: 380 feet above sea level

Land Area: 50.1 square miles

Median Household Income: $45,298

Zip Codes: 98416, 98443, 98466, 98493, 98424, 98464, 98471, 98421, 98405, 98402, 98433, 98401, 98418, 98413, 98445, 98444, 98422, 98403, 98408, 98446, 98404, 98465, 98431, 98415, 98411, 98409, 98481, 98412, 98407, 98447, 98406, 98497, 98499, 98498, 98438, 98439, 98467, 98450, 98477, 98460, 98442, and 98455.

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Tacoma Demographic Data

Ethnic Information:
  • White Non-Hispanic (66.5%)
  • Black (11.2%)
  • Hispanic (6.9%)
  • Two or more races (6.3%)
  • American Indian (3.6%)
  • Other race (2.9%)
  • Other Asian (2.2%)
  • Vietnamese (1.9%)
  • Korean (1.4%)
  • Filipino (1.0%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander (0.9%)
  • Japanese (0.5%)
Ancestry Information:
  • German (15.7%)
  • Irish (10.3%)
  • English (9.0%)
  • Norwegian (5.8%)
  • United States (4.4%)
  • Italian (3.5%)
Foriegn Born: 23,036 people (11.7%)
  • Asia (51.4%)
  • Europe (27.0%)
  • Latin America (21.6%)

Local Tacoma Sports Teams

Major League Baseball: Seattle Mariners
NFL Football: Seattle Seahawks, Oakland Raiders
NBA Basketball: Portland Trail Blazers, Seattle SuperSonics
NHL Hockey: San Jose Sharks
NCAA Sports: University of Washington, St.

Tacoma School Information

High Schools
Columbia Junior High School (2901 54th Avenue E, Tacoma, WA, 98424 - Fife School District 417 District)
Fife High School (5616 20th Street E, Tacoma, WA, 98424 - Fife School District 417 District)
Franklin-Pierce High School (11002 18th Avenue E, Tacoma, WA, 98445 - Franklin Pierce School District 402 District)
Oakland Alternative High School (3319 South Adams Street, Tacoma, WA, 98409 - Tacoma School District 10 District)
Spanaway Junior High (15701 B Street East, Tacoma, WA, 98445 - Bethel School District 403 District)
Washington High School (12420 Ainsworth Avenue South, Tacoma, WA, 98444 - Franklin Pierce School District 402 District)
Middle Schools
Angelo Giaudrone Middle School (4902 South Alaska Street, Tacoma, WA, 98408 - Tacoma School District 10 District)
Morris Ford Middle School (1602 104th Street East, Tacoma, WA, 98445 - Franklin Pierce School District 402 District)
Perry G Keithley Middle School (12324 12th Avenue South, Tacoma, WA, 98444 - Franklin Pierce School District 402 District)
Elementary Schools
Blix Elementary (1302 E 38th Street, Tacoma, WA, 98404 - Tacoma School District 10 District)
Brookdale Elementary (611 132nd Street South, Tacoma, WA, 98444 - Franklin Pierce School District 402 District)
Carter Lake Elementary School (3415 Lincoln Boulevard SW, Tacoma, WA, 98439 - Clover Park School District 400 District)
Central Avenue Elementary (4505 104th Street E, Tacoma, WA, 98446 - Franklin Pierce School District 402 District)
Chester H Thompson Elementary (15605 B Street East, Tacoma, WA, 98445 - Bethel School District 403 District)
Christensen Elementary (10232 Barnes Lane, Tacoma, WA, 98444 - Franklin Pierce School District 402 District)
Clover Creek Elementary (16715 36th Avenue East, Tacoma, WA, 98446 - Bethel School District 403 District)
Collins Elementary (4608 128th Street E, Tacoma, WA, 98446 - Franklin Pierce School District 402 District)
Elmhurst Elementary School (420 133rd Street E, Tacoma, WA, 98445 - Franklin Pierce School District 402 District)
Harvard Elementary (1709 85th Street E, Tacoma, WA, 98445 - Franklin Pierce School District 402 District)
Helen B. Stafford Elementary (1615 South 92Nd St, Tacoma, WA, 98444 - Tacoma School District District)
James Sales Elementary (11213 Sheridan Avenue South, Tacoma, WA, 98444 - Franklin Pierce School District 402 District)
Midland Elementary (2300 105th Street E, Tacoma, WA, 98445 - Franklin Pierce School District 402 District)
Naches Trail Elementary (15305 Waller Road East, Tacoma, WA, 98446 - Bethel School District 403 District)
Waller Road Elementary (6312 Waller Road E, Tacoma, WA, 98443 - Puyallup School District 3 District)
Other/Private Schools
Alternative Special Needs Div Occ (601 South 8th Street, Tacoma, WA, 98405 - Tacoma School District 10 District)
Arlington (3002 South 72nd Street, Tacoma, WA, 98409 - Tacoma School District 10 District)
Baker (8320 South I Street, Tacoma, WA, 98408 - Tacoma School District 10 District)
Bates Technical College (1101 S Yakima Ave, Tacoma, WA, 98405 - Bates Technical College District)
Birney (1202 South 76th Street, Tacoma, WA, 98408 - Tacoma School District 10 District)
Boze (1140 E 65th Street, Tacoma, WA, 98404 - Tacoma School District 10 District)
Browns Point (1526 51st Street NE, Tacoma, WA, 98422 - Tacoma School District 10 District)
Bryant (717 South Grant Avenue, Tacoma, WA, 98405 - Tacoma School District 10 District)
Community Based Trans Program (601 South 8th Street, Tacoma, WA, 98405 - Tacoma School District 10 District)
Crescent Heights (4110 Nassau Avenue NE, Tacoma, WA, 98422 - Tacoma School District 10 District)
Day Reporting School (5501 6th Avenue, Tacoma, WA, 98406 - Tacoma School District 10 District)
Delong (4901 South 14 Street St, Tacoma, WA, 98405 - Tacoma School District 10 District)
Downing (2502 N Orchard Street, Tacoma, WA, 98406 - Tacoma School District 10 District)
Edison (5830 South Pine Street, Tacoma, WA, 98409 - Tacoma School District 10 District)
Fawcett (126 E 60th Street, Tacoma, WA, 98404 - Tacoma School District 10 District)
Fern Hill (8442 South Park Avenue, Tacoma, WA, 98444 - Tacoma School District 10 District)
Foss (2112 South Tyler Street, Tacoma, WA, 98405 - Tacoma School District 10 District)
Franklin (1402 South Lawrence Street, Tacoma, WA, 98405 - Tacoma School District 10 District)
Gates Secondary School (813 132nd Street South, Tacoma, WA, 98444 - Franklin Pierce School District 402 District)
Gault (1115 E Division Lane, Tacoma, WA, 98404 - Tacoma School District 10 District)
Geiger (621 South Jackson Avenue, Tacoma, WA, 98465 - Tacoma School District 10 District)
Grant (1018 N Prospect Street, Tacoma, WA, 98406 - Tacoma School District 10 District)
Gray (3109 South 60th Street, Tacoma, WA, 98409 - Tacoma School District 10 District)
Home Based (601 South 8th Street, Tacoma, WA, 98405 - Tacoma School District 10 District)
Hunt (6501 South 10th Street, Tacoma, WA, 98465 - Tacoma School District 10 District)
Jason Lee (602 N Sprague Avenue, Tacoma, WA, 98403 - Tacoma School District 10 District)
Jefferson (6501 N 23rd Street, Tacoma, WA, 98406 - Tacoma School District 10 District)
Larchmont (8601 E B Street, Tacoma, WA, 98445 - Tacoma School District 10 District)
Learning Opportunity Center (5802 20th Street E, Tacoma, WA, 98424 - Fife School District 417 District)
Lincoln (701 South 37th Street, Tacoma, WA, 98418 - Tacoma School District 10 District)
Lister (2106 E 44th Street, Tacoma, WA, 98404 - Tacoma School District 10 District)
Lowell (810 N 13th Street, Tacoma, WA, 98403 - Tacoma School District 10 District)
Lyon (101 E 46th Street, Tacoma, WA, 98404 - Tacoma School District 10 District)
Madison Headstart (3102 South 43rd Street, Tacoma, WA, 98409 - Tacoma School District 10 District)
Manitou Park (4330 South 66th Street, Tacoma, WA, 98409 - Tacoma School District 10 District)
Mann (1002 South 52nd Street, Tacoma, WA, 98408 - Tacoma School District 10 District)
Mason (3901 N 28th Street, Tacoma, WA, 98407 - Tacoma School District 10 District)
McCarver (2111 South J Street, Tacoma, WA, 98405 - Tacoma School District 10 District)
McIlvaigh (1801 E 56th Street, Tacoma, WA, 98404 - Tacoma School District 10 District)
McKinley (3702 E McKinley Avenue, Tacoma, WA, 98404 - Tacoma School District 10 District)
Meeker (4402 Nassau Avenue NE, Tacoma, WA, 98422 - Tacoma School District 10 District)
Mt. Tahoma (6229 South Tyler Street, Tacoma, WA, 98409 - Tacoma School District 10 District)
Northeast Tacoma (5412 29th Street NE, Tacoma, WA, 98422 - Tacoma School District 10 District)
Park Avenue Center (6701 South Park Avenue, Tacoma, WA, 98408 - Tacoma School District 10 District)
Pearl Street Center (815 South Pearl Street, Tacoma, WA, 98465 - Tacoma School District 10 District)
Point Defiance (4330 N Visscher Street, Tacoma, WA, 98407 - Tacoma School District 10 District)
Reed (1802 South 36th Street, Tacoma, WA, 98418 - Tacoma School District 10 District)
Remann Hall Juvenile Detention Center (5501 6th Avenue, Tacoma, WA, 98406 - Tacoma School District 10 District)
Roosevelt (3550 E Roosevelt Avenue, Tacoma, WA, 98404 - Tacoma School District 10 District)
Sheridan (5317 E McKinley Avenue, Tacoma, WA, 98404 - Tacoma School District 10 District)
Sherman (4415 N 38th Street, Tacoma, WA, 98407 - Tacoma School District 10 District)
Skyline (2301 N Mildred Street, Tacoma, WA, 98406 - Tacoma School District 10 District)
Stadium (111 N E Street, Tacoma, WA, 98403 - Tacoma School District 10 District)
Stanley (1712 South 17th Street, Tacoma, WA, 98405 - Tacoma School District 10 District)
Stewart (5010 Pacific Avenue, Tacoma, WA, 98408 - Tacoma School District 10 District)
TCC Fresh Start (601 South 8th Street, Tacoma, WA, 98405 - Tacoma School District 10 District)
Tacoma School Of The Arts (1950 Pacific Avenue, Tacoma, WA, 98402 - Tacoma School District 10 District)
Thompson Preschool (15616 5th Avenue E, Tacoma, WA, 98445 - Bethel School District 403 District)
Truman (5801 N 35th Street, Tacoma, WA, 98407 - Tacoma School District 10 District)
Wainwright (130 Alameda Avenue, Tacoma, WA, 98466 - Tacoma School District 10 District)
Washington-Hoyt (3701 N 26th Street, Tacoma, WA, 98407 - Tacoma School District 10 District)
Whitman (1120 South 39th Street, Tacoma, WA, 98408 - Tacoma School District 10 District)
Whittier (777 Elm Tree Lane, Tacoma, WA, 98466 - Tacoma School District 10 District)
Wilson (1202 N Orchard Street, Tacoma, WA, 98406 - Tacoma School District 10 District)

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