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About University Place, Washington

Though University Place was only recently incorporated in 1995, the neighborhoods that comprise it date back for decades. Taking its name from proposed plans to build the University of Puget Sound here, plans that were later scrubbed, University Place is a proud suburban residential community that dates back to the late 1800s.


University Place sits 50 miles south of Seattle, just to the west of Tacoma along the shores of Puget Sound. The city’s 33,000 residents enjoy spectacular views of Mt. Rainier and the Cascade Range, the Olympic Mountains, and Puget Sound. And abundance of outdoor adventures are just a short drive away.


Located in Pierce County, recently voted one of the country’s “Most Livable Communities,” University Place boasts a highly educated populace and some of the best schools in the area. In addition, since its incorporation, designated park lands have grown almost 50%.


Homes for sale in University Place, or U.P. to locals, tend toward the upscale, including many view homes and waterfront real estate.

University Place Home inventory breakdown by property type

Of the 50 homes for sale in University Place, the breakdown of property types is as follows:
70% Single Family, 12% Land/lot, 8% Townhouse, 4% Condo, 4% Multi Family and 2% Rental.

70% Single Family
12% Land/lot
10% Other

Area details, home facts and figures

Homes for sale 50
Average Home Size 2,248 ft² / 209 m²
Price Range ($79,950 - $1,195,000)

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 39 years ago.

Information from in and around University Place...

You are Viewing 1 to 20 of 50 homes for sale in University Place. These homes are comprised of Single Family, Land/lot, Townhouse, Condo, Multi Family and Rental. The average list price of these property results is 403,916. 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 50 homes for sale in University Place, WA are represented by 2 member brokerages serving the University Place area. Member brokerages representing the 50 homes include Windermere Real Estate and John L. Scott Real Estate - WA/ID.