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Tacoma,Washington - The City of Destiny

Tacoma, approximately 35 miles south of Seattle, is located in Pierce County, the southernmost of the four counties that make up the Puget Sound region. Tacoma is also mid-way between Portland, Oregon and Vancouver British Columbia, Canada which contributes significantly to her position as a major regional trade and service center. The Port of Tacoma is the sixth largest container port in North America, handling more than 80 percent of all waterborne cargo shipped to Alaska from the lower 48 states.

Tacoma’s neighborhoods offer traditional family settings in older, well-established areas with distinctive character to gated communities with first-class amenities. Waterfront properties and new condominiums harmonize with bungalows, ramblers, and split-level homes. Whatever the choice, newcomers will find a diversity of housing sizes, styles, and price ranges.

The economy of Tacoma enjoys the manufacturing of lumber and wood products, chemicals, clothing, airplane parts and computers. This region is also home to Fort Lewis Army Post and McChord Air Force Base.

In addition to a highly-respected school district, the area offers Pacific Lutheran University and the University of Puget Sound with branch extensions for the University of Washington. Three colleges serve the life-long learners of the area, Evergreen State College, Tacoma Community College and Pierce College.

The Point Defiance Park and Zoo is among the 20 largest urban parks in the United States and it attracts millions of visitors annually. Outdoor enthusiasts appreciate the 2,000 acres of parks and 350 nearby lakes that support all forms of recreational pastimes. One of the most picturesque places to enjoy the beauty that is Puget Sound is nearby ski snow ski resorts. Tacoma’s natural beauty makes it an exciting place to call home within the Pacific Northwest.

Tacoma Home inventory breakdown by property type

Of the 281 homes for sale in Tacoma, the breakdown of property types is as follows:
78% Single Family, 11% Land/lot, 5% Condo, 3% Multi Family, 1% Townhouse, 1% Rental and 0% Other.

78% Single Family
11% Land/lot
6% Other

Area details, home facts and figures

Homes for sale 281
Average Home Size 1,797 ft² / 167 m²
Price Range ($45,000 - $1,999,950)

Weather in Tacoma

The average high temperatures in Tacoma range from 45 in January to 76 in July

Average home income in Tacoma

The average household income of a Tacoma resident is $67,178 with an average home value of $272,347

Population of Tacoma

Tacoma has 320,191 residents.

Home ownership in Tacoma

The average level of home ownership in Tacoma is 53%.

Education breakdown of Tacoma

Education levels of residents of Tacoma include: highschool 29%, associate 9%, bachelor 14%, graduate 8%.

Households in Tacoma

Tacoma has 123,481 homes, built on average 50 years ago.

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You are Viewing 1 to 20 of 281 homes for sale in Tacoma. These homes are comprised of Single Family, Land/lot, Condo, Multi Family, Townhouse, Rental and Other. The average list price of these property results is 335,169. Prices are shown as US Dollar. For more information on these homes for sale in Tacoma please contact our member brokerages to schedule a showing or view an open house.

The 281 homes for sale in Tacoma, WA are represented by 2 member brokerages serving the Tacoma area. Member brokerages representing the 281 homes include Windermere Relocation - Seattle and John L. Scott Real Estate - WA/ID.