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University Place, Washington

University Place is approximately 50 miles south of Seattle and 40 miles north of Olympia on Puget Sound. West of Tacoma, University Place boasts beautiful scenic views of snow-covered Olympics, Mt. Rainier, and Puget Sound. 

University Place is 8.39 square miles and is home to 31,440 people, with 121 acres of parks and open space in the city, including ball fields, a skate park, three playgrounds, a community orchard and spectacular Rhododendron Garden. University Place is a desirable destination for families. A  great supporter of public schools, the community values good education and finds it important to support funding for schools. Demand for housing in this area is high.

In the 1800s, the University of Puget Sound, a private liberal arts institute in North Tacoma, purchased land along the north-south route of Grandview Drive. The private college was never established, and the University later sold the land back to the city. This is how the name “University Place” came about. University Place remained unincorporated until it was recognized as a city on Aug. 31, 1995.

University Place Home inventory breakdown by property type

Of the 31 homes for sale in University Place, the breakdown of property types is as follows:
77% Single Family, 13% Land/lot, 3% Townhouse, 3% Multi Family and 3% Other.

77% Single Family
13% Land/lot
7% Other

Area details, home facts and figures

Homes for sale 31
Average Home Size 2,245 ft² / 209 m²
Price Range ($80,000 - $1,098,000)

Weather in University Place

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

Average home income in University Place

The average household income of a University Place resident is $78,999 with an average home value of $332,102

Population of University Place

University Place has 31,565 residents.

Home ownership in University Place

The average level of home ownership in University Place is 55%.

Education breakdown of University Place

Education levels of residents of University Place include: highschool 22%, associate 9%, bachelor 20%, graduate 15%.

Households in University Place

University Place has 12,940 homes, built on average 41 years ago.

Information from in and around University Place...

You are Viewing 1 to 20 of 31 homes for sale in University Place. These homes are comprised of Single Family, Land/lot, Townhouse, Multi Family and Other. The average list price of these property results is 530,185. Prices are listed as US Dollar. For more information on these homes for sale in University Place please contact our member brokerages to schedule a showing or view an open house.

The 31 homes for sale in University Place, WA are represented by 2 member brokerages serving the University Place area. Member brokerages representing the 31 homes include Windermere Relocation - Seattle and John L. Scott Real Estate - WA/ID.